Let’s make some Dabelis!

Nothing makes me happier than a giant plate of home-made “chaat”, especially “Dabeli”. Of course, I do love bhel, pani-puri, shev puri and the like but dabeli is something that is filling and I get the feeling of eating a whole meal as opposed to left feeling half full half hungry. Though “Dabeli” is originally…

Tri-Coloured Idlis

Yesterday marked 69 years of Independent India and the nation was filled with celebrations and revived sense of patriotism. It’s one of those days where tri-colored food is a hit among the people and I felt like making my contribution on this important day. Here is my simple “Tri-colored Idli” dish. Prep Time: 15 minutes…

Toum (garlic) Sauce

After making the falafels, I got several requests on how to make the traditional garlic dipping sauce and I felt it was about time I posted the Toum recipe. So, here I have for you a mini-mid week post. Toum or Toom (which means garlic) is a creamy garlic dipping sauce, a classic Middle Eastern…

Making Falafel…

Middle Eastern food has always been one of my favorites and what better way to start cooking this cuisine than making a falafel. I remember the first time I tried falafel; it was crispy & crunchy on the outside and as soon as you take a bite you are loaded with these amazing flavors. Needless…