Mutton Kalia (Preparation Time:45 minutes, Serves:4)

Guest Blogger: Nandita D Prakash My family and their happiness is what I always strive for and its a common consensus that the key to happiness is good food. Being a vegetarian in a household full of non-vegetarians, I had to adapt to preparing meat without having to touch it. Although now I believe that my…

Chicken Stew with Vegatables (Preparation Time: 45 minutes; Serves:4)

Guest Blogger: Madhubanti Roy Just like the Hooghly flows down three generations (Bhagirathi, Alaknanda and the Ganges) this special recipe has been enriched by three generations of my family. My grandmother perfected the basics and handed down the paper to my mom. I inherited and appended my own elements. Now you can take it along…

Paneer Rolls (Preparation Time: 20 minutes, Serves:2-3)

I am a food blogger so obviously I enjoy cooking. But every day is not the same. There are days when cooking is a chore. For such days I keep a few quick and easy recipes handy that don’t require much effort. These are a must when you have kids at home. I prefer home…

Egg Bhurji (Preparation Time: 20 minutes, Serves 2-3)

I trace back my memories of egg bhurji to a small guest house in Chandigarh. It was served  on a super hot, big-fat aaloo ka parathas, with a huge dollop of butter on the top. My parents and I used to eagerly wait for the breakfast to arrive and when it did, we could not wait to dig in, the…

Aaloo Parathas (Preparation Time: 30 minutes, Makes: 4-5)

Winters bring along a craving for hot and spicy food. But then winters make us lazy too. After all, who wants to get out of a cozy bed and preparing an elaborate meal? Paranthas are a welcome option –  they don’t need much preparation, are easy to make and can be served as a whole meal…

Kesar-Pista Kulfi (Preparation Time: 15 minutes; Makes: 12)

I have been a Kulfi fan since childhood. Summer afternoons used to turn melodious with the ‘tan tan tan’ (bell) of the Kulfiwala on his bicycle. All the kids in the neighborhood, would break free from the afternoon house arrest, and shout -” Kulfiwale bhaiyyaaaaaaa… ruknaaaa!” (urging the ice-cream vendor to stop).I remember a basic Kulfi…

MIXED VEGETABLE PARATHA (Preparation Time: 20 minutes; Makes: 8-10)

Often you may want handy and non-messy options that can be cooked in advance, possibly because, You may be traveling, or May be busy, or May want something ‘on-the-go’, or May want to jampack nutrition into a single meal. Sandwiches and Parathas are amongst the first ideas that fit the bill and jump at you….