May 30, 2017

Chilly and rainy weather makes me crave hot and spicy snacks. It's almost summer but we have had some cold and rainy days the past few weeks. It is the kind of weather that makes you want to eat  spicy crispy fried food. It was one of those days when I had a clean kitc...

May 22, 2017

I love this time of the year. Everything comes to life and we get to enjoy fresh local produce. I am an amateur gardener, learning as I go, but I enjoy the farmer's market produce to my heart's content. It is expensive, so I limit my extravagance, but it also makes the...

April 25, 2017

A family favorite! When fresh sweet mangoes are available in abundance in the bulk grocery store and you have had your fill and want to use up the rest before they get stale!

Ingredients:

*Ripe sweet mango - 2 diced small ( I used ataulfo mangoes, they are small, if you...

April 5, 2017

This is my spin on matar kachoris. Matar kachoris are deep fried dough balls that are filled with a spicy green peas mixture.  You will find different variants of this all across India. My matar katoris (bowls) have the same filling served in a crispy and flaky fillo d...

April 3, 2017

I used to love ordering these beauties at Indian Chinese restaurants. For those of you who are not familiar with Indian Chinese food, it is a different cuisine all together. I realized this after moving to the United States. We happily add paneer ( Indian cheese) and a...

March 6, 2017

Making murukus at home is synonymous with expressing love. There is no dearth of these crispy crunchy treats in stores and we regularly buy some. However, nothing really comes close in taste to their home made counterparts. They are pretty straightforward to make. If w...

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