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…

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….

Dal Parathas (Preparation Time:10 minutes; Makes: 5-6)

Another easy recipe, that yields super soft and tasty parathas in no time. Ingredients 1 cup cooked dal (any) 1½ cup whole wheat flour 1 small, finely chopped onion (optional) Finely chopped coriander/cilantro (optional) Chilli powder, to taste (optional) Salt, to taste (optional) Steps In the simplest version (if making for toddlers/kids), combine the flour…

Stuffed Paratha / Puran Poli (Preparation Time: 20 minutes, Makes:4-5)

Having grown up in Jaipur the only parathas I knew of, were the savoury style aaloo and pyaaz parathas. Only when I lived in Pune during my journalism course that I tried the sweet variant and instantly fell in love with them. Though traditionally Puran Poli dough is kneaded with warm milk and jaggery is added to…

Chocolate Chip Cookies (Preparation Time: 40 minutes, Makes: 35-40 cookies)

Finally…I baked them! Chocolate chip cookies are fairly common. We have literally grown up on them…..had them with tea/coffee, stole them from the cookie jar, sometimes shared them but mostly ate alone! Never enough to share…  Chocolate chip cookies were way up on my baking wish list. But, unbelievable as it may sound, I could not find…