Instant Pot Jackfruit Biryani (Kathal Biryani)

This jackfruit biryani aka kathal biryani is made with jackfruit, basmati rice and flavored with whole spices like cardamom, cumin, cinnamon and peppercorn. Topped with crispy onion, saffron milk and fried cashews, this vegetarian delight will make showstopper of a meal at any table!

I don’t cook with jackfruit very often but when I do, I almost always end up making my mom’s kathal and chana dal kebabs. Those melt-in-mouth kebabs are probably my favorite way to...

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Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular Indian curry where cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese), onions and peppers are marinated with yogurt and spices, grilled and then tossed in a creamy tomato based curry. This dish goes extremely well with butter naan or paratha or basmati rice.

About This Recipe You know the most famous Indian food in the world? It is Chicken Tikka Masala, at least that’s what I think. You talk to anyone in the UK or...

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Eggless Banana Muffins

These Eggless Banana Muffins are the perfect way to use the overripe bananas which no one wants to eat! These come together quickly and are ideal for breakfast for snacking. I like enjoying these soft muffins with a cup of coffee!

Banana bread and banana muffins were probably one of the first things I ever learnt to bake. I think banana bread is like the most basic thing that you can bake and that’s why it’s often the first thing one learns when one...

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Boondi Raita

Boondi Raita is a popular Indian side dish made with yogurt, spices and boondi (fried balls made from besan aka gram flour). This raita is commonly served as an accompaniment to Indian meals along with rice, curries, roti. It’s also great with biryani or pulao and gets done in less than 15 minutes!

About This Recipe Boondi Raita is an Indian raita (Indian yogurt dip) made with yogurt, spices and boondi....

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Cold Coffee Recipe

This easy to make homemade frothy Cold Coffee is so refreshing on a hot summer day. Add some chocolate sauce or vanilla ice cream to make it extra rich and creamy. Gets done in 10 minutes!

I remember I was in school when these coffee chains had just about started getting popular in India. We didn’t have many but Barista and Café Coffee Day were the two most popular ones. They used to be those fancy coffee shops/hangout places where we...

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Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar is a classic Indian curry made with potatoes and green peas. Using basic Indian spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, this was a staple that I grew up eating. It’s vegan and best enjoyed with rotis or hot puris and is easy enough to make for a weeknight meal!

I share tons of creative, fun and fusion Indian recipes on the blog. But I often forget to share the classic Indian recipes here. These are the kind of recipes that are made in Indian households on a...

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These air fryer chickpeas are super crispy and make the perfect snack! You can season them anyway you like and enjoy them as a snack or on add as a topping to your soups, salads.

I have been so obsessed with my air fryer and the reason is that there are so many things I feel it does way better than a traditional oven. For example fries, they are so much better in air fryer than in an oven. And these chickpeas are next...

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White Sauce Pasta

Creamy white sauce pasta with veggies is one of my favorite pasta recipes. It’s cheesy and oh so good! Packed with veggies, this is a great way to make kids eat their veggies! I like to serve it with a side of garlic bread for that perfect comforting meal.

This is one of those pasta recipes that I learnt very early when I started cooking (along with basic dal). When I was younger white sauce pasta used to my favorite. And since I didn’t know how to make it and mom never made it either, I would always...

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Leather and suede.

Make a piping hot cup of South Indian Filter Coffee at home with this easy step by step recipe. It’s best enjoyed with idli, dosa or medu vada!

I am a chai lover, my mornings always start with a cup of masala chai. In fact if I don’t have one in the morning, then according to Sarvesh I am super cranky the whole day! But I also love coffee, after my morning chai, I almost always want...

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Air Fryer Gujiya

Gujiyas are like empanadas filled with dried milk solids, nuts and often dipped in sugar syrup. This popular sweet is the quintessential Holi dessert. I have very fond memories of making batches of gujiyas with my mom few days before holi, the festival of colors. While it’s traditionally deep fried, this air fried version is just as good. These Air Fryer Gujiya are dipped in a saffron flavored sugar syrup for that ultimate indulgence!

What’s Holi without gujiya? This is the...

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Paan Thandai Shots

These Paan Thandai Shots are made with homemade thandai powder and flavored with fresh paan leaves and gulkand (rose petal preserve). This refreshing drink is perfect to serve during summers or for festivals like Holi and Diwali!

Holi is almost here and I couldn’t let go of an Indian festival without sharing a recipe made with paan leaves (betel leaves), can I? Paan is such a refreshing flavor and I can never have enough of it. That is the reason why I have...

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Papdi Chaat

Papdi Chaat is a popular street food from North India where crispy papdi (deep fried flour crackers) are topped with a variety of toppings like chickpeas, boiled potato, yogurt, chutneys, cilantro and more! These are highly addictive and are like a burst of flavor in every bite!

Chaat- I can literally live on it! I have always said that the last thing that I would want to eat before I die would be chaat. And it can be anything from aloo tikki to...

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