Quick Fixes or All Recipes..

Noodle Bhel Recipe – A Quick Snack

There are times we are just not in a mood for elaborate cooking and want something quick, easy and finger-licking good. Here is an Chaat of sorts that I had a small almost-dhaba, I am not a fan of packaged noodles but 1st the name had me curious and then it was the ingenious way […]
Masala Oats – A Healthy Savory Breakfast!

Breakfast needs to be quick, simple, comforting and healthy! And for some, add savory to the list! Spruce up your mornings with this fabulous dish that will have you looking forward to mornings again. Enjoy! Prep Time: 5 min Cook Time: 10 min Serves: 2 Ingredients: Steel Cut Oats – 1/2 cup Oil – 1 […]
Healthy Breakfast Recipe

Try this quick healthy breakfast that will keep you going until lunch or have it as a protein packed snack after a work out.
Gluten Free Rice Sticks Upma Recipe

Upma is a satisfying and flavorful breakfast or lunch goto item. It is made from semolina (suji/sooji), a wheat product, and makes it impossible for people with celiac disease or gluten intolerance to enjoy it. As with many gluten free substitutions, rice comes to the rescue once again…this time in the form of thin rice […]
Mushrooms on Toast – Savory Breakfast Recipe

For all those of you who are not thrilled about eating a sugary sweet breakfast, Mushrooms on Toast could be your new morning thing! In this recipe, mushrooms, onions and bell peppers are lightly stir-fried as a savory topping for toast. Start the day with a bang with this easy and great make-ahead breakfast recipe.
Savory Oat Muffins (Upma on the go!)

Breakfast is always a hectic time in our homes, not to mention the varied tastes amongst family members! For those who want a quick, hearty breakfast that is not sugary sweet, this Savory Oat Muffins recipe is for you! With flavors similar to upma, but made with heart healthy oats, these muffins are perfect to […]
Paniyaram (Savory)

Leftovers are a part of life and we just have to learn to live with them. Changing the look and giving a fresher approach of them heightens the excitement and makes them more enticing. Paniyarams do just that! A fresh and quick make-over and these Cute Paniyarams will vanish in seconds. There are a lot […]
Vegetarian Frankies

This Vegetarian Frankie is protein-packed and a great snack or a meal. It is enticing enough to get the adults salivating as well. Great for lunches, snacks, parties, picnics or road trips, Frankies are a going to be well loved by all and at any time of the day. This recipe was inspired by Deepika […]
Besan Puda (Savory Pancake) with Spring Onions

Besan Puda is a perfect quick and easy to make item. This with the combination of with Spring Onions which provide the color, the crunch and the subtle flavor is a match made in heaven. Besan (aka Chickpea flour) is known to provide warmth to the body which is perfect for rainy or colder days. […]
Corn Chevda (Makai no Chevdo)

If you’re in the mood for something savory, spicy (or not), satisfying and quick, look no further. Try this delicious Makai no Chevdo recipe (Corn Chevda) as a quick snack or lunch idea. Don’t let the name “Chevda” fool you. This is no dry namkeen tea time snack made from corn flakes. It is a […]
Quick Fix Burgers

Every once in a while we just love the convenience of a ready-made burger but then if you are not going to enjoy it, what’s the point? Ever wonder why they can make those store-bought burgers to our taste? How can we fix that and add some flavor to them so they can be enjoyed? […]
Rolls – Lunch Ideas

It’s back to school for the kids! If you’re one of the many parents who are stumped about hearty lunch ideas, check out this video for Rolls (Roll-ups). This simple recipe is perfect for on-the-go moments as well. Make a few extra…who said they were only for the kids?
Vella Dosa – Sweet Jaggery Pancake

Vella is Jaggery in Tamil, hence the name Vella Dosa. Sweet Jaggery Dosa has a very special place in our home, it is always made on the spur of the moment. We love the fact that it does not need as much planning as other dosas do. Quick, fast, easy and so so good… Prep […]
Daliya (Cracked Wheat) Salad

If you’re running out of healthy and satisfying lunch ideas, try this delicious Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Salad. Don’t let the term “salad” fool you. This one will keep your tummy happy for a while. Enjoy!
Cracked Wheat (Daliya) Khichdi

If your baby is getting a bit older and past the jarred baby food stage, here is something that may interest you. Try this delicious Cracked Wheat (aka Daliya) Khichdi. Cracked wheat, a wheat product made from whole raw wheat kernels that are crushed or cut into smaller pieces, has a great deal of nutrition […]
Kadai Paneer

A very well-known dish that needs little introduction! Kadhai Paneer (Panir) has the wonderful fresh ground spice aroma and flavor that compares to nothing else. This easy recipe is packed with flavor. Get ready to be amazed! Kadai is a wok and Paneer is a soft, non-matured Indian cheese.
Poha (Powa) Recipe

There are many preparations and recipes for Poha, or flattened rice. These dry flakes are used for various Indian snacks such as chivda or in desserts like poha with sweetened milk. In this recipe poha is washed gently and fluffed up to make a soft and savory dish sometimes known as Batata Powa or Kanda […]
Spicy Chapati Crumble

Spicy Chapati Crumble (fancy name for Vaghareli Bhakri) is a clever way to use up left over Chapati or Roti. With Onion, Potatoes and flavorful spices, you can create a fresh new dish. Try this delicious recipe as a snack at the next “tea time”.
Seasoned Onion Rice

Seasoned Onion Rice (aka Vagharelo Bhaat) is a practically effortless way to a quick lunch or snack. The crunch of the onions and the zest of the lime gives this rice such a fresh taste that you’ll never know it was left-over.
Tawa Gobi – Pan Seared Cauliflower

Want to give bland, boring Cauliflower (Gobi) a face lift? Try this delicious recipe for Tawa Gobi — the quick and easy answer to cauliflower with a kick!
Kothu Parotta Recipe

Kothu Parotta just means it’s ‘minced’ or ‘beaten-up’ Parotta…and there are a lot of variations to this wonderful dish that you can just whip up and impress everyone. The first time I had this dish was at a small little road-side shop in Trivandrum (aka Thiruvananthapuram), though origianally from Tamil Nadu! Enjoy this wonderful dish […]
Masala Rice

We love to call this the ‘jhatt-patt’ rice. ‘Jhatt-Patt’ means quick! What a fabulous name for this wonderful left-over Masala Rice dish. It is amazing what a little masala (spices) can do to freshen up the leftovers. So finish off the leftovers and get a great dish out of it, what a brilliant idea!
Vegetable Quesadilla

Vegetable Quesadillas are a wonderful vegetarian menu choice at Mexican restaurants. Now, you can enjoy this Tex Mex favorite at home with your choice of vegetables.
Desi Fondue

Fondue is originally a Swiss creation in which cheese is melted with wine or beer in a communal pot and served as a dipping sauce with bread or vegetables. This recipe was submitted by Rachana Gandhi and offers a “Desi” twist to the popular appetizer. Serve it for your next get-together!
Vegetable & Egg Casserole

Tired of the same old breakfast/brunch recipes? Try this delicious Vegetable & Egg Casserole. It’s a great one pot meal and can be prepared the night before and baked in the morning – or when you need it. This Vegetable & Egg Casserole is one to keep in mind when you have overnight guests or […]
Breakfast Burritos

Try something different, try something new, try Breakfast Burritos! Contrary to the name of this dish, it can be enjoyed just as much for a snack, lunch or dinner!
Potato Ishtew – A Stew from Kerala

The simplicity of this dish and the wholesome flavor of the potatoes is just a beautiful combination. Potato Stew is a dish that kids take to very easily. It goes great with Rice, Appams, Idli or Dosa. Enjoy this great dish from the State of Kerala!
Kaju Katli (Cashew Burfi)

Holidays were created for sweets and desserts! Here is a recipe for your favorite Indian burfi or mithai – Kaju Katli. This is a very easy recipe and you’ll never have to run to the sweet shop again ! Kajoo Katlee made easy…
Egg Bhurji (Masala Egg Scramble)

Egg Bhurji is great for days when your refrigerator has no vegetables in it or you are just too tired to cook and need something quick! It can be served at breakfast, lunch or dinner, Masala Egg Scramble is fantastic any time of the day.
Zucchini with Cilantro and Lime

Zucchini is a wonderful vegetable from the squash family that is perfect for people on a diet. It is low in calories, high in water content and a great stomach filler. Try this quick and easy stir fry recipe that takes just minutes to prepare.
Fish Cutlets

Here is an easy to make and healthy recipe for Fish Cutlets which was sent in by one of our viewers – Sandhya. This delicious cutlet, or patty can be eaten as an appetizer or as a substantial meal – try it in a burger.
Poha Chivda

Indian snacks are awesome, but when we look into the health factor, they go from 30 to 0 in 2 seconds flat. Poha Chivda or Chidva is a wonderful healthy snack alternative to the fried ones, you so yearn for at the stores. This Poha Chivda recipe has a great shelf life and is so […]

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