Find easy breezy dishes that taste great but do not require cooking, like salads, drinks, cheese platters, no bake desserts and others from India and abroad here.
Thick and creamy, possibly the best thing you'll ever taste! It's not light in calories though!
I call this my emergency marinade - just garlic and soy sauce with olive oil. I put the measures in tablespoons as this is the easiest way to do it.
When I was pregnant, I wanted a nice non-alcoholic cocktail and I found this!
A can of fruit can be transformed into a special fruit salad with very little effort. Here, lychees are enhanced with ginger and the zest and juice of fresh lime for a tropical flavour, then tossed with crisp apple, oranges and black grapes from the fruit bowl.
A great way to get your kids a tasty, healthy snack. Fruit, whole wheat bread, nut butter, this dish covers it all!
After they soak in the sun all summer long, I cut down my basil plants and make this gorgeous pesto. This basil pesto is mellowed with fresh spinach and enhanced with black olives. I make big batches and freeze in small containers for the whole year. It will keep in the fridge for a week. Toss with pasta, spread on meat or sandwiches, or add a spoonful to flavour your favourite recipes. Enjoy!
This is very easy and quick to make to serve with Indian appetizers as a dip.
This is a quick sandwich you can fix for yourself especially if you have leftover boiled potato. Being a vegetarian, I make it for myself at least once a week!
This is a quick sandwich you can make especially quickly if you have boiled potatoes in the fridge. Being vegetarian, I make it for myself at least once a week!
This is my family's favourite raita and is made in a couple of minutes!
This is a quick, sweet and sour salad that is enjoyed by all!
This is an easy shake to make and it tastes yummy!
This is one of my favourite sandwiches which I often have for lunch! You can make it the night before and it stays good!
This is a must salad that goes with every North Indian dish! I love it and sometimes eat it as a salad by itself !
A cool and refreshing drink for a hot summer day. The mint leaves add an additional flavor from regular chaach.
Watermelons are a godsend in the incredible dry heat of Rajasthan. Here’s a melon juice recipe with a Rajasthani masala twist.
My son’s all time favorite lemon drink. Sometimes I add a dash of Rooh-afza instead of sugar
This is a simple chutney that goes well with fish.
Here's my version of lassi, also used as a light dessert in summer.
In this simple and quick salad. the sweetness of bananas is complemented by the tang of curd and a hint of mustard.