Recipe Index

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. What is Biryani A world renowned one pot rice dish biryani  is a rice flavoured with […]

Healthy Date Bars | No Bake Energy Bars (gluten free)

Healthy Date Bars | No Bake Energy Bars (gluten free)

Healthy date bars are energy bars made by combining dates, desiccated coconut and walnuts. Finally topped with chopped almond and pumpkin seeds. These bars are gluten-free and vegan. Finally the term holidays has started for kids which means we get more time to spend with […]

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Spicy Carrot Dip | Carrot Chutney Recipe (Vegan, gluten free)

Spicy Carrot Dip | Carrot Chutney Recipe (Vegan, gluten free)

Carrot dip is a sweet and spicy vegan, gluten free, healthy and creamy dip and has an amazing flavours of coriander, fresh lime juice, ginger and garlic. My daughter being a picky eater it’s really hard for me to make a healthy and tasty dish […]

Chettinad Masala | Spicy curry powder

Chettinad Masala | Spicy curry powder

Chettinad Masala is a spice blend made by roasting and grinding various spices. Popularity of chettinad masala: 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. It is […]

7 Cups Burfi | Gram Flour & Coconut Fudge

7 Cups Burfi | Gram Flour & Coconut Fudge

The name 7 cups burfi originated due to the fact that 7 cups or 7 equal measures of ingredients are used in the recipe.  7 cups burfi is a beginners delight Traditional recipe has 3 cups/measures sugar, 1 cup/measure each ghee, milk, grated coconut and […]


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.