Pumpkin Doughnut Holes (Baked) with Cinnamon Sugar and Chocolate Glaze

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    The lush tall trees in the backdrop of our living room are slowly showing it’s true colors. I see plenty of leaves already blanketing the shadows of the trees below. On… Continue reading

Egg Bhurji/Spiced-up Scrambled Eggs

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    It’s again that day of the week when I don’t feel like spending much time in the kitchen (I confess….this happens at-least once every week). So, I lean over the refrigerator… Continue reading

Lamb Curry with Jeera (Cumin) Rice

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    On Sunday afternoons, myself and my brother used to eagerly wait at the table for the spicy, tasty, lip smacking (read ‘burning’) chicken or mutton curry paired with pulav/pulao. And as… Continue reading

Cabbage Chutney

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    I love love love chutneys! They are spicy, really quick to make, you can make them using many vegetables or fruits, and they are as good with bread or any other flat-breads… Continue reading

Aloo Methi (Potato Fenugreek) Pizza

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      On nights when I’m exhausted or lazy or simply un-motivated to make dinner, the inkling in my mind is to order a simple yet ‘cheesy’ pizza or fried rice from… Continue reading

Chamagadda Pulusu – Taro Root Stew

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    Chamagadda is a favorite in our home. Familiar with this vegetable? No? Then, read on. So, it is called ‘Chamagadda‘ or ‘Chamadumpa’ in Telugu, ‘Arbi‘ in Hindi and ‘Taro Root‘ in… Continue reading

Chocolate Zucchini Brownies

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    Have a sweet tooth? Can’t resist Chocolate? Crazy about brownies? Then, this recipe is for you! But, do you also secretly wish your dessert included a nutritious element? Then, this recipe… Continue reading

Eggplant and Potato Curry with Fresh Mint

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    Eggplant, Brinjal, Vankaya, Baingan whatever you call it, it’s a beautiful vegetable! Don’t you think? But, this was ‘THE’ vegetable I almost would never want to eat in my childhood or… Continue reading

Vegetable Minestrone Soup

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  Want a meal to be filling and super-healthy? ‘Soup’ is the way to go; the one with lots of veggies, beans of your choice, and some comforting pasta cooked in a tasty,… Continue reading

Homemade Granola

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  As said in my previous post of ‘Mango and Strawberry Parfait‘, here is the recipe for my homemade granola. I basically worked with the ingredients I had in my kitchen and sure enough… Continue reading

Mango & Strawberry Yogurt Parfait

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  Firstly, theme change! I always wanted a gallery-feel theme for this blog and finally got around making the make-over. Still trying to get used to the new look-and-feel, but so far I… Continue reading

Dum Aloo – Baby Potatoes in a Spicy Gravy

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    ‘Dum Aloo‘ is a very popular Indian side-dish made with Baby Potatoes (Aloo) cooked in a spicy onion-tomato gravy. ‘Dum’ refers to the process of cooking the veggies or meat or rice… Continue reading

DIY Braided Polymer Clay Bracelets

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      Have you ever had this dilemma (like I do) when shopping for a new outfit! – “Do I already have the earrings, necklace and/or bracelet to go with this outfit?… Continue reading

Bendakaya Vepudu/Okra Fry

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      Back in childhood days, I loved Bendakaya/Okra. It was among my favorite veggies. I liked it as a curry,as a fry and even as a pulusu (tangy soup). But, ever… Continue reading

Polymer Clay Vase – DIY

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        Ever since I made the Polymer Clay Jewelry Dish I had been thinking of making a Vase out of Polymer Clay. I finally got around making one last week.… Continue reading

Whole-Wheat Zucchini Pancakes

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        I have always loved pancakes. But, these savory pancakes made me fall in love with pancakes all over again. They have a whole lot of goodness in them. Firstly,… Continue reading