Bedmi Aloo ~ An Old Delhi Special Brunch

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A trip to my maternal grandparents’ home on festivals has always been a promise for some amazing Old Delhi food. In the mid 1950s, my mother’s parents moved to the migrant colony of… Continue reading

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Boston Sour

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The first time I was offered a Pisco based cocktail with a creamy layer of egg white on it, I didn’t react enthusiastically. Egg in a cocktail? The idea wasn’t very appealing. But… Continue reading

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Matar Makhane~Puffed Lotus Seeds with Green Peas

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Food almost always sets the tone for an event; at least in my world it has played that role. If Matar Makhane was on the menu for a meal, we knew it was… Continue reading

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Sooji Halwa

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I love homemade Halwa whether it is made of Aata (Whole wheat), gajar (Carrots), besan (Gram flour) or the omnipresent Sooji (semolina). Growing up, a special occasion in the house meant that halwa… Continue reading

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Easy Masala Chana

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Made mostly on Asthami and Navmi poojas with a side of Sooji Halwa and puffed Pooris in North India, this easy and simple stir fry also makes for a great healthy snack or… Continue reading

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15 Unique Recipes that help you eat healthier this Navaratri!

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The auspicious Navaratris or Navaratras (or literally Nine nights) come twice a year and fall at the times when the seasons change. A lot of people fast during seven or some of these… Continue reading

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Mishti Doi | Sweet Yogurt Dessert

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I love desserts! Of late instead of ice cream, we’ve taken to having flavoured yogurts for dessert post dinner. Doing that I began to wonder if I could instead make Mishti Doi at… Continue reading

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Of Smoothies and Smoothie bowls

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Smoothies are a delightful addition to one’s breakfast menu. Growing up, summer breakfasts were incomplete without a cool milkshake or smoothie. My dad has always been the self-appointed smoothie or milkshake maker in… Continue reading

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Ina Garten’s Irish Soda Bread Modified

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A sweet and savoury bread that is perfect as a crisp toast for breakfast or a snack with tea or coffee. Read on to find out how I baked my first ever Irish… Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Chaat & the secrets of Chaat masala!

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In most Indian markets and bazaars you’ll find a hawker walking with a big basket on his hand and a bamboo tripod stand on his shoulders. Once called out he’ll quickly set up… Continue reading

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