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Simple lemonade with basil seeds (Video Recipe)

Simple lemonade with basil seeds (Video Recipe)

Simple lemonade with basil seeds – a refreshing, healthy and super coolant summer drink that helps to keep us hydrated on hot summer days. This incredibly simple lemonade has a perfect blend of tart, sweet flavours.   Basil seeds also known as sabja seeds, falooda seeds […]

Peanut Chaat (Healthy teatime snack w/ Video)

Peanut Chaat (Healthy teatime snack w/ Video)

Peanut chaat – a healthy, vegan and gluten-free street side snack perfect to enjoy with masala chai and the best substitute for fried snacks.  This delicious and utterly irresistible snack is a versatile dish that is easy to make with few ingredients. This healthy chaat […]

Curry Puffs with leftover curry

Curry Puffs with leftover curry

Curry puffs  – a great way to turn leftover curry into something amazing and delicious. These puffs are a quick, easy tea time snack option. This post doesn’t have any recipe but an option to repurpose the leftover curry. These puffs are a fabulous way […]

Watermelon Slushie with Video (Sugarfree & Vegan)

Watermelon Slushie with Video (Sugarfree & Vegan)

Watermelon slushie is an incredibly refreshing and tasty summer drink that keeps us hydrated. Check out the detailed recipe with video. This recipe is gluten free, nut free, refined sugar-free and vegan and it comes together in just 5 minutes. All you need to do […]

Bhindi Do Pyaza (Okra Side Dish + Video)

Bhindi Do Pyaza (Okra Side Dish + Video)

Bhindi do pyaza is a simple and delicious sauteed okra. Check out the detailed recipe with process shots and video. This dish tastes good with naan, chapati, great as a side dish with rice-dal, rice- rasam, lemon rice, and coconut rice. Okra is one of […]

Tropical Smoothie Recipe (Vegan smoothie + Video)

Tropical Smoothie Recipe (Vegan smoothie + Video)

Tropical smoothie recipe – a super healthy and refreshing smoothie loaded with most loved real tropical fruits!! Whether you are looking for healthy and nutritious breakfast or a tasty treat, your family is sure to love this smoothie that has simple ingredients and incredible taste. […]

Green Mango Chutney (Mango Thokku with Video)

Green Mango Chutney (Mango Thokku with Video)

Green mango chutney – a spicy and tangy south Indian style chutney that is a classic accompaniment with rice and curry. In general, a traditional south Indian meal is incomplete without pickle/ chutney and varieties of side dishes. Chutney is an all-time favourite accompaniment in […]

Jeera Aloo (Potato side dish + Video)

Jeera Aloo (Potato side dish + Video)

Jeera aloo is a simple, vegan and gluten-free side dish that gets done in minutes and pairs well with chapathi, paratha and poori. This is a quick side dish with the minimal process, potatoes are stir-fried with cumin, basic spices and finished off with lemon […]

Simple Chickpea Salad (Vegan & GF Chana Salad)

Simple Chickpea Salad (Vegan & GF Chana Salad)

Chickpea salad or chana salad is a delicious, healthy and perfect summer salad. Check out the recipe with video. This tasty and refreshing salad comes together quickly, it’s packed full of flavours and filled with nutrients and healthy proteins and fibre. Simple chickpea salad is […]

Yogurt Fruit Dip (4-ingredients recipe + Video)

Yogurt Fruit Dip (4-ingredients recipe + Video)

Yogurt fruit dip is an easy and quick 4 ingredients recipe that is perfect dipping sauce for fruits such as apple, peach, orange, strawberries. Check out the recipe in detail with video and process shots. Delicious, creamy, an incredibly simple dip is perfect to enjoy […]


Spices

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi (Dagad phool / Black stone flower)

Kalpasi, alternatively known as Dagad phool or black stone flower is a kind of lichen. This blackish purple mystery flower is often blended with other spices to make delectable masalas. It is a common spice used in Chettinad cuisine such as Chettinad masala and some […]

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder is a member of the ginger family and has a distinctive bright yellow colour, so it is called golden spice. Fresh turmeric has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as a colouring agent in few recipes, popularly known for its […]

Tamarind

Tamarind

Tamarind is a sweet and sour pulp extracted from pod-like fruit of tamarind tree. Available as deseeded/seeded blocks and paste. Tamarind is extensively used in Indian cuisine, especially in south Indian cooking as a souring agent and to flavour curries, rice and chutneys. It is considered […]

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world. It is an orange-red dried stigma obtained from the flower of Saffron crocus and has intense bittersweet honey flavour. Just a pinch of saffron is enough for Indian desserts and rice dishes. Click on images below […]

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg is obtained from fruit of nutmeg tree, has rich warm and sweet flavour. Available as whole and as ground.