Chicken Tikka Masala Nachos

Chicken Tikka Masala Nachos

If I said nachos, I would see an instant sparkle in my kids’ eyes. Now my struggle as a mom, of course, was to make this as nutritious as possible. That’s why throwing in chicken, not only enhanced the taste but instantly upped the nutrition quotient. Problem solved, happy kids and happy mommy!  

Dahi Bhat

Dahi Bhat

You’ve probably never heard of this dish. A celebrated recipe from south India, it’s unbelievably easy to make yet never fails to please the palate. It is the go-to comfort food that is known to win hearts. When I was out of ideas and needed to put together dinner that would please everyone in the… Read more »

Chicken Salad

Chicken Salad

Salads are one of the most popular diet-friendly meals, but a frequent complaint associated with salads is the lack of taste. Being the one who is all for taste, I realized that a version of a chicken salad with one of my sauces could be the perfect solution. The sauces bring in the flavor without… Read more »

Meatball Wrap

Meatball Wrap

Wraps or rolls are attractive and easy alternatives to full-blown meals and that’s why packing these wraps for lunch works so well. I would always come up with new fillings for wraps and one of my absolute favorites is meatballs. Print Meatball Wrap Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish Cuisine Indian Ingredients A box/packet of… Read more »

Bun Samosa

Bun Samosa

This is inspired by the infamous Indian street food that no one can get enough of. It’s an indulgence, and a famous snack that families enjoy during tea time. You can grab it and be on the go, super easy to make yet ever so delicious! Print Bun Samosa Course Appetizer, Side Dish Cuisine Indian… Read more »

How to make rice?

How to make rice?

To cook fresh rice, follow the steps below:   Print Rice Course Main Course Cuisine Indian Ingredients 1 cup rice 1 3/4 cup water 1 tsp salt Instructions Pour water into a deep saucepan. Bring it to a boil and add a teaspoon of salt to the water. Pour in rice to the boiling water.… Read more »

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with a ‘Tikka Masala’ Twist

Mac ‘n’ Cheese with a ‘Tikka Masala’ Twist

The dinner table was all smiles when I laid out the tikka masala mac ‘n’ cheese. It was full of rich Indian flavors and that made it quite popular with my demanding Indian family. Print Mac ‘n’ Cheese with a ‘Tikka Masala’ Twist Course Appetizer, Main Course Ingredients 1 box of Mac ‘n’ Cheese 1… Read more »

Indian Food 101 – Your Guide to An Indian Restaurant Menu

Indian Food 101 – Your Guide to An Indian Restaurant Menu

I love Indian Food.  All Indian Food.  However, when I ask people what their favorite Indian Food dish is, the answer more often than not is “Chicken Tikka Masala”.  This has always bothered me a bit.  Now don’t get me wrong, Chicken Tikka Masala is AMAZING!  In fact if I had to pick one thing… Read more »

Happy Diwali – 2016

Happy Diwali – 2016

Diwali is one of the most celebrated holidays in India and around the world with significance in several different religions.  Check out the infographic below for a little background about Diwali and how it’s celebrated.

Indian Eggs Sardou: Poached Eggs with Spinach and Easy Spiced Hollandaise

Indian Eggs Sardou: Poached Eggs with Spinach and Easy Spiced Hollandaise

Holiday brunches are one of my favorite meals–both for the company of friends and family near and far and it’s also a chance to cook food I wouldn’t usually make. This dish is a riff on Eggs Sardou, a classic New Orleans favorite brunch dish I ate growing up in the Big Easy. Created at… Read more »