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Pineapple Banana Smoothie (3 ingredients smoothie)

Pineapple Banana Smoothie (3 ingredients smoothie)

Healthy Pineapple Banana Smoothie is a quick and easy smoothie to make and one of the kids approved recipe. Pineapple and banana combination Delicious blend of pineapple, banana and yogurt is prefect as after school snack. Pineapple and banana are two most preferred fruits for […]

Vegetable Chettinad (Vegan spicy curry)

Vegetable Chettinad (Vegan spicy curry)

Vegetable chettinad is a flavoursome and aromatic curry from chettinad cuisine that is well known for its culinary delicacies. Marvalous and delectable chettinad cuisine from southern state Tamil Nadu has gained popularity worldwide for its intense flavour and complex blend of many well-balanced flavours. Spices […]

Eggplant Chutney (Vankaya Pachadi)

Eggplant Chutney (Vankaya Pachadi)

Eggplant chutney (vankaya pachadi) is a spicy and tangy condiment that is a perfect addition to a comforting meal. Eggplant also called by names aubergine, vankaya in south Indian language telugu is a purple hued fleshy vegetable that is fun to dish up a traditional […]

Paneer Jalfrezi (Restaurant style curry)

Paneer Jalfrezi (Restaurant style curry)

Paneer Jalfrezi is a classic curry packed full of flavours, perfect for get together, curry night or any special occasions. This paneer jalfrezi recipe is a great choice for weekend feast as well. Popularity of Jalfrezi Paneer Jalfrezi is a tangy and spicy semi – […]

Fruit Salad with ginger lime dressing

Fruit Salad with ginger lime dressing

Fresh fruit salad with ginger lime dressing is a colourful and exotic salad that is great to have any time of the day from breakfast to dinner. Easy fruit salad recipe This simple and fresh fruit salad recipe is always refreshing whether it’s summer, spring […]

Yogurt Cherry Phyllo Cups | Filo pastry canapes

Yogurt Cherry Phyllo Cups | Filo pastry canapes

Yogurt cherry phyllo cups are a perfect party canape to serve the guests. These tasty little treats recipe is packed with deliciousness, simplicity and versatility. These bite size dessert pastry cups are made with store-bought phyllo pastry sheets, filled with yogurt mixture and topped with […]

Warm Chia Persimmon Porridge | Instant chia porridge

Warm Chia Persimmon Porridge | Instant chia porridge

Warm chia persimmon porridge is rich, thick and healthy porridge ready to eat right away. This quick and instant breakfast will be ready in minutes and doesn’t require overnight soaking. This is absolutely delicious and just perfect breakfast to start your day. What is Persimmon […]

Masala Puri Chaat | Masala Puri Recipe

Masala Puri Chaat | Masala Puri Recipe

Masala Puri Chaat is  most fascinating street side snack with almost iconic status in southern region of India. This is a spicy dish that has originated in Karnataka and has become popular in most regions of the country. It’s freezing cold and gloomy outside which […]

Rose Milk Tea | Rose Tea Latte Recipe

Rose Milk Tea | Rose Tea Latte Recipe

Rose milk tea is a delicious combination of black tea infused with floral, aromatic rose syrup and a splash of warm milk. A perfect and comfort drink to warm up inside out in this cold weather. I loved the idea of infused tea when I […]

Biryani Masala Powder Recipe| Biryani Spice Mix

Biryani Masala Powder Recipe| Biryani Spice Mix

Biryani masala powder is a blend of whole spices roasted and powdered. This spice blend not only adds the unique flavour but also lends the aroma that’s required for a perfect biryani. Skip the store bought stuff and make this easy biryani masala powder packed with tons of flavour […]


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 and some Maharastian dishes. Though kalpasi does […]

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric Powder

Turmeric powder is a distinctive bright yellow spice, member of ginger family, fresh turmeric has a striking appearance to fresh ginger.  It is used as colouring agent, popularly known for its antioxidant content, antiseptic , anti inflammatory and medicinal properties. It is widely used in […]

Tamarind

Tamarind

Tamarind is a sweet and sour pulp extracted from pod like fruit of tamarind tree. It is widely used as souring agent in Indian cuisine. Available as deseeded/seeded blocks and paste.  

Saffron (Kesar)

Saffron (Kesar)

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

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

Nutmeg (jaiphal)

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