Chicken Fried Rice in Peanut Butter Sauce

Fried rice is one of those dishes that is really tasty and is also a life savior when it comes to using leftovers, especially rice.  It is amazing what you can do with just few ingredients and turn them into a restaurant worthy dish. Sometimes, I intentionally cook more rice so that I have refrigerated…

Pasta in Avocado Sauce

Lately, I have been so in love with avocados that I make something avoca-dish once every week. My favorite way is to mash them up with a tiny kiss of salt, pepper and red chili flakes and spread it on a toast or tortilla and throw an egg in there too. I also like to…

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…

Lemon Butter Chicken

Now that January is over, it is safe to say everyone is getting back to their old 2015 self. Just Kidding! It is great to be able to stick to your new diet resolutions but as far as I am concerned, my ship has sailed long time back. I try to substitute rich ingredients with healthier…

Stir Fry

New year is the perfect time for self-reflection and making a resolution but I know in 2016 I am going to find myself doing the same things I have done every year- Not keeping up with any RESOLUTIONS! So, instead of making an unrealistic list of things, (like vowing to hit the gym regularly) I want to…

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 Coconut Fudge

Every festival in India has one thing in common – lots of delicious sweets! Since, ‘Diwali’ is just around the corner, I wanted to share this simple recipe of Apple Coconut Fudge with you which can be made with few basic ingredients. This dessert is a treat for your loved ones, friends or guests visiting your…

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…

Cajun Spiced Chicken

I have  had a LOVE-HATE relationship with “Spicy” food. I LOVE the fact that it adds more flavor to the dish and makes it palatable. In addition, it also has anti-inflammatory properties, which is a great side- effect! However, if you have chopped peppers or in my case mixed the Cajun spiced marinade with your…

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…