Traditional Vegetarian Recipes, Kid-friendly Recipes & Instant Pot Recipes from Indian and International Cuisines

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Mango Seekarane/Mango Dip

Mango Seekarane/Mango Dip

Mango season is here! So, I thought it was time to share a mango dessert in my blog. I think I am long overdue in posting Mango recipes. I have previously shared Eggless Semolina Cake recipe in my blog which can be made with mango puree or pumpkin puree. […]

Jaisalmeri Chane/Kale Chane ki Kadhi/Black Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy – Instant Pot Method

Jaisalmeri Chane/Kale Chane ki Kadhi/Black Chickpeas in Yogurt Gravy – Instant Pot Method

Jaisalmeri Chane, is a delicacy from Rajasthan. Jaisalmer is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the state of Rajasthan, India.  ‘Kale Chana’ means black chickpeas. ‘Kadhi’ means yogurt based dish. ‘Kale Chane ki  kadi’ literally translates to ‘black chickpeas in yogurt gravy’. I […]

Thick Poha Chudwa/Chivda

Thick Poha Chudwa/Chivda

Poha Chudwa is a classic comfort snack. This tasty, crunchy and comforting snack is very easy to prepare. My MIL prepares a deep fried version of this snack and she uses thick poha. It is a pantry staple at my MIL’s place. I am sharing my MIL’s […]

Halwa Polelu/Sajja Obbattu/Halwa Poori/Rawa Bobbattu/Sojjappalu – Deep Fried & Pan Roasted Versions

Halwa Polelu/Sajja Obbattu/Halwa Poori/Rawa Bobbattu/Sojjappalu – Deep Fried & Pan Roasted Versions

Happy Ugadi to all my readers who are celebrating this festival!! Today I am sharing a traditional sweet dish ‘Halwa Polelu’ which is prepared at our home on the occasion of ‘Ugadi’. Halwa Poli is a soft, thick, flatbread with a delicious stuffing made with semolina and […]

Medu Vada/Gaarelu/Urad Dal Vada/Uddina Vada

Medu Vada/Gaarelu/Urad Dal Vada/Uddina Vada

Medu Vada is a traditional South Indian dish. It is a deep fried snack made with Urad Dal. Medu Vadas are usually served for breakfast and are also enjoyed as a snack. These crispy vadas are loved by all, and are usually prepared on all […]

Kashata – Coconut Candy

Kashata – Coconut Candy

Today, I am sharing the recipe of ‘Kashata’ snack/no bake cookie/candy from Congo. It is a popular sweet snack of East Africa. My daughter and I made this together for a Girl Scout project. She was instructed to prepare food from a wide variety of countries. She […]

Batasha/Chilaka Perlu/Sugar Drops

Batasha/Chilaka Perlu/Sugar Drops

Happy Holi to all the readers who are celebrating the festival on this Weekend.  Holi is a festival of colors. It is celebrated on a full moon day in the month of ‘Phalguna’, according to the Hindu calendar. It is a celebration of the victory over […]

Gulkand Stuffed Paan Coconut Ladoo

Gulkand Stuffed Paan Coconut Ladoo

Gulkand stuffed paan coconut ladoo is an absolutely easy and extremely tasty dessert recipe. The combination of gulkand, paan leaves and coconut is a delight for paan lovers. This recipe was shared by a fellow blogger Manali Singh. This recipe had gone viral and everyone […]

Dal Makhani/Creamy Buttery Lentils – Instant Pot Method

Dal Makhani/Creamy Buttery Lentils – Instant Pot Method

Dal makhani is one of the most popular Indian dishes. Lentils and beans are cooked in a buttery gravy. Dal means lentils and Makhani means buttery. Creaminess in this dish is achieved by slow cooking the lentils and beans in a rich sauce made with […]

Eggless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Eggless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Today, I am sharing the recipe for eggless peanut butter cookies. If you like peanut butter, you will love these cookies. I had a big jar of peanut butter lying in my pantry. I was planning to make cookies for my daughter since a long time. My […]