A great way to get your kids a tasty, healthy snack. Fruit, whole wheat bread, nut butter, this dish covers it all!
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 a must salad that goes with every North Indian dish! I love it and sometimes eat it as a salad by itself !
Here's my version of lassi, also used as a light dessert in summer.
Give yourself a break from the usual tomato gravies and make this wonderful uncooked sauce with fresh garden tomatoes. Just make pasta and dinner's ready!
Pronounced Basil Roo-ee, here's a fantastic summer appetizer- Basil and tomatoes are seasoned with green chilli, garlic and sea salt. Serve with toasted baguette slices or pita wedges.
Feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and black olives are blended in this full-flavoured Greek inspired dip. Serve as part of a meze spread with good crusty bread.
Great as a starter for a party, this dish is bursting with flavour! The chillies and spicy sauce add heat, and the coriander, lime juice and green onions create freshness.
This simple ginger-garlic paste keeps very well in the fridge or freezer. Isn't it great to have this ready when you need curry in a hurry? Basically it is just equal amounts of ginger and garlic pulsed together. You may use water in place of oil, but it will not keep as long.
Remember when dadima used to move her wooden madhani in cream, churning it into butter singing her Durga stuti? For times when that's not possible, here's a quicker version. Just put heavy cream in a food processor and run it till it turns into butter. It's a good experiment for the kids to watch, too!
This colourful salad is tasty and super healthy - lots of fibre from the chane, and loads of veg to get you your daily veggie quota. Perfect for picnics.
This is a quick, garlicky Mediterranean olive spread. If you add capers, it will become French tapenade.
Here's my classic pesto - made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts and Parmesan cheese. Try this for a change from the usual dhania chutney.
Grapes are famous for cooling down the body and are great for overactive people. I always make it for busy weekends because it's very quick and easy to make.
Beautifully fruity, here's a great summer salsa for fish, chicken or pork or simply a party dish with potato chips.
Delicious served with crispy papad as a starter. They should be chilled for at least 24hrs before serving, allowing the lemon juice to neutralise the onion slightly.
What a new use for Kabuli chane! This tastes great spread on a good quality bread or in a sandwich.
Mango flavoured butter with honey, this is a simple and delicious treat. Feel free to add more mangoes if you want a more robust flavour and taste. Don't skip on good quality bread! You can also make papaya butter this way.
This mango pineapple salsa goes very well as a dip for potato chips or on top of toast. As a side dishes, you can also use it with hearty meat platters.