In a jaldi? Our quick and easy recipes will help you get food ready in a half hour or less.
Thick and creamy, possibly the best thing you'll ever taste! It's not light in calories though!
Really easy to make and can be still be made successfully without self raising flour as I once tried it with plain flour unknowingly. They turned out fine but not as light and fluffy. May need to double recipe for hungry people.
This is a traditional sweet, popular all over India. Often cooked as pooja prasad, this recipe is made using 1 1/4 of any measure (instead of one). It is believed that using the extra measure will usher in prosperity and happiness.
A classic African dish which can be served as an accompaniment to dishes such as Egusi Soup, a rich spicy soup. Traditionally this dish is eaten communally with your hands. A small amount is rolled in the hand, then dipped into the soup before being eaten.
When I was pregnant, I wanted a nice non-alcoholic cocktail and I found this!
Eggy bread is always popular for breakfast or brunch on the weekends, plus it's something the whole family can enjoy! But if you prefer these for dessert instead, give them a light sprinkle of icing sugar and serve with vanilla ice cream.
A great way to get your kids a tasty, healthy snack. Fruit, whole wheat bread, nut butter, this dish covers it all!
While teaching English in Asia the past several years, I've been lucky to exchange some delicious and authentic recipes with local people. This Vietnamese Sandwich, or Banh Mi, is brilliant and it is a nice break from common sandwiches. Use garlic chilli sauce but Indonesian sambal or Korean chilli paste can also be substituted. This is an authentic recipe of French influenced Vietnamese cuisine.
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!
I love Gujarati style kadhi. It is more watery than Punjabi kadhi and I particularly like the sweet-sourness that is typical of Gujarati cooking. This kadhi is great with plain rice or khichdi.
This is very easy and quick to make to serve with Indian appetizers as a dip.
These are my hubby's favourite parathas and I got this recipe from my ma-in-law. If I can make it anybody can!
This is a very easy recipe to make and tastes good especially if you like tomatoes! I picked it up from an Aunt and enjoy it by itself or with rice.
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!
A sweet curry prepared with ripe mangoes. Very widely used in Kerala during the mango season.
Plantains grow widely in Kerala. Hence, Plantain Bajji is a common and much loved snack.
An easy to make spicy chutney that goes well with Idlis and dosas.
This is my family's favourite raita and is made in a couple of minutes!
This is one of my favourite childhood foods to eat. It tastes good with rice or roti!