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Savoury Oats Porridge (Vegan & GF breakfast)

Savoury Oats Porridge (Vegan & GF breakfast)

Savoury oats porridge is a vegan, gluten-free and healthy breakfast recipe.  It is a quick and easy to make dish loaded with vegetables and flavours. Easy and healthy breakfast oats porridge We prefer oats for breakfast as they are the nutritional powerhouse packed with important […]

Dahi Papdi Chaat (popular street food)

Dahi Papdi Chaat (popular street food)

Dahi Papdi chaat is a spicy, sweet, tangy and crunchy street side snack. This is one of the easy chaat recipe that can be made in just few minutes with pre-made green chutney, sweet tamarind chutney and store-bought crunchy papdis, fine sev and few spices. Generally […]

Dal Rasam (GF south Indian spicy soup)

Dal Rasam (GF south Indian spicy soup)

Dal rasam also called as south Indian soup is a popular dish. It is a spicy hot dish made with cooked toor dal water, tamarind, tomato and flavoured with various spices. The flavours from various spices of rasam are extremely appetising and scrumptious. Health benefits of […]

Sambar Masala Recipe (Spice mix for lentil-veggie stew)

Sambar Masala Recipe (Spice mix for lentil-veggie stew)

Sambar Masala is an essential spice blend used to make a popular south Indian dish Sambar. Different aromatic spices are roasted and ground to a powder. This home-made sambar masala recipe is simple and easy to make at home. Sambar is a stew made with […]

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 […]


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.