Onion Pakodas (Kanda Bhajji)

Onion Pakoda

Whenever it rains, I crave for hot and crispy kanda bhajji or onion pakodas. Last week it rained in Bangalore. I always thank the rain God whenever it rains. First is because it brings respite from the heat and secondly because it lifts the water level and fills the bore wells and dams. Since the… 

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Bataat Wada | Potato Wada | Aloo Bonda

Bataat Wada

Bataat Wada (Batata Wada) or Potato Wada or Aloo Bonda is a delicious street food made in various places in India. Bataat means potato and wada means deep-fried dumplings. A delicious stir fry with potatoes is cooked and coated with besan or chickpea flour and are deep-fried. Batata wadas are a famous street food in… 

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Tawa Chicken Fry | Pan Fried Chicken Tikkas

Tawa Chicken Fry

When you are pressed for time or when you have very less time to cook for a party, try these delicious and lip-smacking Tawa Chicken Fry or Pan Fried Chicken tikkas. Tawa chicken fry contains succulent and tender pieces of chicken breasts which are marinated in different types of spices. These are super easy to… 

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Stuffed Radish Paratha (Mooli Paratha)

Stuffed Radish Paratha

Wondering what to make for breakfast? Try this delicious and healthy  stuffed radish paratha or mooli paratha. These whole wheat mooli parathas are diabetic friendly and can be served to any age groups.  You can even make these parathas for dinner. Serve them with curds/yogurt and pickle. You can even pack them in lunch or snack… 

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Avaryachi Usli | Field Beans Stir Fry | Avarekalu Usli

Avaryachi Usli

When he tells me that he will soak and pressure cook the field beans/avarekalu/avare, you just make the stir fry, I can never say NO. He keeps saying that he loves the “Usli” that I cook and since I feel lazy to cook during weekdays, he himself soaks it and even pressure cooks them and… 

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Goan Fish Curry With Prawns | Sungta Hooman

Sungta Hooman

Goan Fish Curry With Prawns is my favorite curry among the various fish curries that we cook in Goa. Infact 90% Goans love Prawns curry. Last weekend my brother and his wife had come to visit us. This time I told my brother that I will cook food for them and requested them not to… 

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3 Bean Salad

3 Bean Salad

3 bean salad is a healthy salad which can be had for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can have it as snacks too. This salad is high in fiber, protein and nutrients. Beans are packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals such as folate, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc. You can pack it in lunch box and carry it to… 

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Cooking Demo By MasterChef Celebrity Chef Shazia Khan And TTK Prestige Appliances

TTK Prestige Appliances

Ever since I started creating recipes for TTK kitchen appliances, they have been my favourite at home. TTK Prestige is India’s largest kitchen appliance brand which is well-known for innovative kitchen appliances since several decades. Few weeks back I was invited for an exclusive food tasting event by TTK Prestige in conjunction with MasterChef Runner Up and… 

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Things to Do In Goa

Travel In Goa

Today’s post is focused on my love – the sun-and-sand state of Goa. Yes! This post was pending since a long time. You all know that I am born and brought up in Goa. I love Goa for a number of reasons. Firstly because it’s my birth place and secondly because my parents and entire… 

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup is a healthy soup loaded with Vitamin C. One serving provides the daily dose of vitamins and antioxidants. Cauliflower is low in calories and has very low levels of carbs and sugar. It is high in fiber and is a good source of protein, riboflavin, vitamin K, niacin, magnesium, phosphorus and folate…. 

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Wheat Flour Ladoos | Pittyache Ladoo

wheat flour ladoos

Ugadi or padva is round the corner. You all might be making different varieties of sweets. Today I want to share with you all my mother in laws signature ladoos – Wheat Flour Ladoos. These are known as “Pittyache Ladoo” or “Gavachya Pitache Ladoo” in Konkani. In Goa we make these ladoos for various occasions… 

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Goan Surmai Fish Curry (Seer Fish Curry) & A Review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder

Racer Mixer Grinder

Mixer grinder is one of the most essential product that we need in our kitchens. Indian cuisine is made up of lots of chutneys, curries and ground masalas. We use a mixer grinder almost every single day. In today’s post I will be sharing a review of TTK Racer Mixer Grinder and a delicious Goan… 

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Indulgence in Bangalore – Make Your World Lovelier

Indulgence In Bangalore

Do you always desire to indulge in best things in your life? If yes, get up, pack your bags and discover Bangalore just like me. I have visited several cities in India, but apart from visiting local attractions of the city, I try to indulge in the local cuisine of the place as well. Therefore,… 

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Jelly Custard Shots

Jelly Custard Shots

It’s been a long time since I made jelly and custard. My little one wanted to eat jelly and hubby wanted custard. I wanted both jelly and custard. Thus, I had planned a jelly custard shot recipe for Valentine’s Day, but due to office work and daily calls I just could not find time to cook… 

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Sunday Brunch In Limelight, Royal Orchid Hotel

Sunday Brunch

Sunday’s are normally meant to relax after a tiring week and to rejuvenate and get ready to face the challenges in the upcoming week. Last Sunday we were planning to eat out as I was too lazy to get up early and to cook something for the family. We decided to eat out and chose… 

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Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer or Mutter Paneer is a delicious recipe made with cottage cheese or paneer and green peas in a tomato and onion gravy which is mildly spicy. This is one of the popular Punjabi recipe. This is one of my favorite recipes and I have been preparing it every now and then. Just today,… 

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Sweet Potato Kheer | Kangachi Kheer

Sweet Potato Kheer

Sweet potato kheer or Kangachi kheer is another traditional kheer or pudding prepared in Goa. Sweet potatoes are found in abundance in this season in Goa and rest of India. In Goa sweet potatoes are known as “kanga” in Konkani. Sweet potatoes are used in making different types of dishes like kheer mentioned in this… 

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Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Stir Fry

Cabbage Stir Fry is a simple recipe which you can prepare for lunch or dinner. You can have this stir fry with rotis or phulkas. Cabbage Stir Fry is a simple and easy to make recipe. It is a meal in itself. Cabbage is very good for diabetic people. I made a simple stir fry with… 

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Vaya Tyffyn 600 ml. Product Review

vaya tyffyn 600 ml

Sometime in August 2016 Vaya brand launched in Bangalore with great joy and excitement. I was invited to be a part of the brand launch event. You can check my blog post to know in detail how brilliantly the event was organised. I was also gifted a 1000 ml Vaya Tyffyn. My daughter’s eyes were… 

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Beer Batter Prawns

Beer Batter Prawns

Have a party at night and wondering what to cook for appetisers? Try these crispy and delicious beer batter prawns. I am sure, your guests will love them and will ask for more. Beer batter Prawns is a crispy and light appetiser. Serve them with drinks like cocktails or mocktails for parties. Add beer while… 

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Lemon Pasta With Roasted Shrimps

Lemon Pasta With Roasted Shrimps

Spaghetti pasta is a staple food of Italian cuisine. Lemon Pasta With Roasted Shrimps is made using spaghetti pasta. Lemon zest and lemon juice is added to this recipe. The shrimps are roasted separately in an oven and then tossed into cooked lemony pasta. When I was grating the lemon to make lemon zest, the entire… 

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