No Bake Cookies (Preparation Time: 30 minutes; Makes: 24 cookies)

Who doesn’t love cookies, and, if they are home made….even better! What keeps most of us away from making them at home is the elaborate preparation, followed by delicate baking. But, if I were to tell you the recipe of delicious peanut butter and chocolate cookies that do not require kneading or baking, would you…

Chocolate Fudge Brownies (Preparation Time: 60 minutes; Serves 3-4)

I love brownies! So much so, that my appetite for it is insatiable, I could have them for breakfast, post lunch/dinner OR on the go. Brownies are seductive and addictive, both at the same time. I could never figure why certain brownies were more chewy and gooey than the others…until I discovered the fudge brownies….

Blueberry Muffins (Preparation Time: 40 minutes; Serves 3-4)

Christmas is magical!  White and red never look so colorful….no other time of the year makes you want to listen to Jingle bells, Jingle bells, Jingle all the Way.. a thousand time over, and then just once more…..every Christmas tree looks prettier than the other one you saw just five minutes ago…..you can always spot…

Fiery Chicken Curry (Preparation Time: 40 minutes; Serves 3-4)

Come winters and the craving for non-vegetarian food goes up. Nothing can beat a fiery, steaming hot curry on a cold winter evening!!!  This one’s a keeper – easy and quick to prepare, no prior preparation or hard to find ingredients….all you need is some chicken, some basic spices…..and of-course big appetite!I am sure that each of…

Gulab Jamun (Makes:20-25 balls; Preparation Time: 1.5 hours)

Oh Diwali….the non-stop rat-a-tat of the firecrackers….the nip of the descending winter….the stiff starch of the brand new clothes….the flicker of a hundred lamps and…and the air heavy with the mouth watering aroma of the hot sweets….Oh Diwali….The most beautiful night of the year! Make this Diwali truly memorable….try making Gulab Jamuns at home…..may your…

Pindi Chane & Bhature (Preparation Time: 60 Minutes; Serves: 3-4)

Last Thursday was Amit’s B’day!!Chole bhature (or chane-bhature) have been the husband’s all time favorite. Year after year, the menu on his birthday party has read the same – Chole bhature and gulab jamun. He can keep having them without any let down in the excitement…the mere mention of this dish makes him drool. Since the…

Lauki ke Kofte (Serves 3-4; Preparation Time: 50 minutes)

Lauki or Bottle gourd is one vegetable which most of us guard against. It may be good for health but has such an insipid taste that most of us would rather go hungry. Right? However, some good recipes and unusual preparations can do wonders to uninteresting vegetables such as Lauki. This kofta curry recipe is…