Shami Kababs (Preparation Time: 2 hours and 30 minutes, Make 12-15 kababs)

Guest Blogger: Ammara F. Khan The other afternoon, at the play date, Ishita and I ended up discussing similarities in Indian and Pakistani cuisines. We figured that there are numerous dishes which are equally popular in both the countries.  Shami kababs turned out to be a common favorite!  Here is an easy recipe for tremendously…

Sabudana Vada (Serves: 3-4, Preparation Time: 30 minutes)

The 2012 fall-winter festivities have begun, both in the east and in the west…..Navratras, Durga Puja….Dusshera…Diwali…Christmas and, New Year’s Eve! All these festivals and celebrations are all about family, good food, music and of course NO DIETING!!!Sabudana Vada, whether as food while fasting, or as a snack, is superbly delicious. Since it is deep fried, it may…

Sabudana Khichdi (Serves: 2, Preparation Time : 15 minutes)

The arrival of Navratri sets off a happy-happy feeling inside me. Navratri means Diwali is approaching and the winters are around the corner too. It is all so festive – the shopping, the celebrations and the great food! Even fasting is a celebration. The special Navratri food has a charm that is unmatched. I am…

Aaloo Tikki with Vegetables (Makes 7-8; Preparation Time: 15 minutes)

My kitchen has turned into a working laboratory, I keep experimenting to dish out food items that are packed with nutrition  and appeal to my daughter’s palate. This tikki is one such recipe. I have noticed that kids like potatoes, so chances are, your little one will relish this too! Age Check: 9-month+ Ingredients 2…

Cheese Balls (Serves: 3-4; Preparation Time: 20 minutes)

A friend’s status message on Facebook read – “Why does binge snacking feel so great while you’re at it, and so bad the moment you’re done!”….Hmmm….I have a different take here; to me,  “If  the snack is good enough, its worth  a  guilt trip and then two” – c’mon guys one can always burn those…