Coconut peanut chutney for idli & dosa (V+GF)

This coconut peanut chutney is thick, creamy and delicious that is perfect to be mopped along with some idli or dosa!

I can’t stress enough about the importance of a good chutney or a delicious sambar, on making the whole idli/dosa eating, a good experience. I love preparing different chutney’s so that the same ‘ol coconut chutney does not get mundane. As much as we love that chutney my family is always game for variations. And this easy coconut peanut chutney happens to be one of them! Continue reading →


Goan mussels rava fry | Xinaneao rava (semolina) fry

Goan mussels rava fry is a popular delicacy found in most beach shacks and restaurants all over Goa, India! Mussels are called xinaneao in Konkani. This is a super simple appetizer that requires minimal ingredients and yet delivers irresistibly delicious end results. 

The mussels get marinated in the spicy and tangy Goan recheado masala paste which is then coated with an egg and semolina. It is shallow fried until it is crunchy and beautiful golden brown color. You may even deep fry if you wish to.


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Eggless badam pista biscuits | Eggless Indian almond & pistachios cookies

These eggless badam pista biscuits, Hyderabad Karachi bakery style are delicious, crisp yet crumbly and melt in the mouth at the same time. 

Last year I had shared a recipe for fruit biscuits, Karachi bakery style. It was loved by all those who tried it and I did get some wonderful feedback. So I thought of sharing another variant of fruit biscuit- eggless badam pista biscuits. Badam is almonds  in Hindi and pista is well, the short form of pistachios 😀 Continue reading →


Eggless French toast | Egg-free French toast

This eggless French toast is lightly crisp on the outside, pillowy and custardy on the inside. Enjoy it with a drizzle of maple syrup and your favorite toppings! 

Hello folks!


Wishing everyone a happy and prosperous New Year 2018!! May you have a year that is filled with love, happiness, good health and of course good food ! 🙂

Let me begin my first post for this year with these eggless French toasts 🙂  If you love French toast, but avoid it due to eggs? Then this recipe is just for you. Continue reading →

Chicken Tikka Sliders

 This shop/post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #ServeWithACoke #BowlGames #CollectiveBias

These chicken tikka sliders are a fun twist on the classics, served with Coca-Cola™ for a winning, crowd pleaser, game day meal!

The big bowl game season is just beginning to heat up, with the top teams battling it out for prize and pride. Our favorite team is in the semifinals and it will only get more exciting in the next few games. It really doesn’t matter who is cheering for whom. It’s another reason to have a great time watching the games with friends and family while indulging on some great food & drinks! Having Coca-Cola in your pantry makes entertaining everyone easier.


My hubby is a big sports fan, be it football, basketball or F1. The playoff bowl games are his favorite. We usually have his friends over for bowl games. Sometimes the house is packed with guests. It’s like a carnival of sorts.

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