Breaded Chicken Parmesan

Can we address the elephant in the room? So many  things have happened in the last couple of days! If I had a dollar for every time someone mentioned election, politics and India banning currency notes I would be rich enough to buy myself an unlimited supply of cupcakes! To top it all , “Game…

Khasta Kachori (Flaky Savory fried puffed pastry)

Hey! Wishing everyone a healthy, happy and prosperous Diwali! 😀 As many of you must be hustling in the kitchen preparing goodies to share with your friends and family, I have few last minutes Diwali special sweet recipes here and here which you can make in  bulk and store. Sharing sweet treats with your loved…

Batata Wada (Fried Potato Dumplings)

Whenever a fresh shower of rain decides to grace itself making the surroundings cool, breezy and green my cravings for deep fried food  are at their peak. With that being said, say hello to deep fried potato Balls a.k.a. “Batata Wadas” generously fried in a deep vessel full of oil to crispy golden perfection on the outside and…

Crispy Prawn Fry

Crispy, spicy prawn (Shrimp) fry a.k.a. Kolambi fry in Marathi is a dish that is very close to my heart as I have many fond childhood memories associated with it. My grandmother would make these on a  Sunday and my brother and I would come crawling to the kitchen and munch on these when they were…

French Toast with Berries

If there was one dish I could eat for breakfast, lunch and dinner it would be a good old French Toast! Even though French Toast is a simple dish  made out of bread there is so much more you can do with it to cater to your palate. Adding green chilies to it you get…

Pav Bhaji

To say that Pav-bhaji (Spicy vegetable mash with buns) is one of the most popular street foods in Mumbai is an understatement. It is a dish that has played an important role in every college going student who has lived in Maharashtra. Countless number of morning  lectures were missed thanks to the small fast food…

Crab Cakes

I know I say everything is my favorite but seriously, when it comes to seafood appetizers crab cakes are on top of my list. I just love love them! Even when I was little I use to look forward to my mom making crabs, especially crab soup and spicy crab gravy. I have not cooked…

Veggie Pizza Muffins

Cooking and baking are one of my few passions but because of that I always end up making more food than necessary which leads to lot of leftovers.  My favorite way to use up left overs is to add cheese to (almost) everything! Whenever I think of cheese & leftover veggies , I think of pizza…

Chocolate Bark with Pistachios+Cashews+Walnuts

If you are looking to whip up something last minute for the holidays, try this quick and easy chocolate bark recipe. It does not require baking nor an oven and no need to even turn on your stove! Okay, may be you will need the stove if you decide to melt your chocolate using a…

Mango Coconut Barfi

This is the new generation of “checkers” aka “smartphone addicts”. Everyone wants to check their phone for every update. Checking for an update while someone is trying to talk to you, checking Facebook when you are at dinner in public, replying to a text while driving or posting endless selfies! I am also guilty of…

Apple Cranberry Crumble

Now a days, it is hard to keep up with science. Especially, when it comes to making healthy choices, regarding sugar consumption.   We are all bombarded with statements like “Sugar is toxic”, “Sugar is the new drug”, “Quit eating Sugar” every single day. Though I admit, I did believe the dogma that these statements…

Homemade Chilli Chicken or Paneer

For the most part “positivity” and “news” are not seen together. Too much negativity early in the morning makes one feeling hopeless and helpless. It feels as if our efforts of making world a better place do not matter! Hence, it was refreshing to read about the story of an honest journalist who made sure…