Bread and Breakfast

Carrot Nut Bread

Carrots are a family favorite in my house so I usually buy them in bulk. I was thinking of trying something new to make with the big bunch I got last week. I make banana bread all the time ….so decided to try the carrot version of it and that’s how I came up with Carrot… Continue reading Carrot Nut Bread

Non-vegetarian entree

Thai Shrimp Red Curry

I am a big fan of Thai cuisine, especially their curries! It has a delicate balance of flavors – tangy, spicy, creamy and sweet all at the same time. It is subtle yet packed with a punch. My favorites are Massaman curry and Red curry. Atlanta is full of great Thai restaurants and we used… Continue reading Thai Shrimp Red Curry


Chole Masala – Chickpeas in Indian curry sauce

Chole bhature is my childhood favorite food! My mummy would make it for us on special occasions, and sometimes on our Birthdays! I am so glad that my hubby and kiddos are a big fan of this North Indian delicacy as well! My 6-year-old starts dancing with joy when she sees me making chole bhature… Continue reading Chole Masala – Chickpeas in Indian curry sauce

Entree · Vegetarian

Vegetables & Paneer Tikka Masala Potpie

How about naan and vegetable-paneer tikka masala in a mini pot of your own?? Sounds tempting, right!! Well, I have been thinking of making potpie for a while now. I came up with an Indian version of a mini potpie. The filling is mix vegetables and paneer tikka masala and the crust is made from… Continue reading Vegetables & Paneer Tikka Masala Potpie


Watermelon Granita

It is starting to feel like summer outside and my kids ask for ice cream or a Popsicle everyday. I came up with a healthier option of an icy treat for them, Granita!! It was a huge success as even my pickiest kid loved it and asked for more! This is perfect refreshment on a… Continue reading Watermelon Granita


Flaxseed, Oats and Peanut Butter Laddoos

Looking for some healthy, quick and easy snack option for kids? I make these flaxseed and oats laddoos that are perfect for a healthy snack or to satisfy your sweet tooth cravings!! These energy balls are packed with proteins, omega 3 and fiber. Flaxseed and Oats are very popular these days and are consumed in… Continue reading Flaxseed, Oats and Peanut Butter Laddoos

Appetizers · Non-vegetarian entree

Spicy Grilled Chicken Skewers – Kabobs

Memorial day marks the unofficial beginning of summer and summer means grilling for us!! I love to grill farm fresh veggies, chicken, seafood and fruits. Have you ever tried grilling fruits? Grilling fruits intensifies the natural sweetness and brings out the flavors of the fruits. I love experimenting with different kinds of marinades and the… Continue reading Spicy Grilled Chicken Skewers – Kabobs


Mango Coconut Burfi – Indian fudge

I am having so much fun with my food blog that I didn’t even realize it has already been a month. That is correct, The Hungry Palate completes one month today! From festivals and casual get-togethers to formal events, we celebrate with sweets. What better way to appreciate the sweetness you all have brought in… Continue reading Mango Coconut Burfi – Indian fudge

Non-vegetarian entree

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry is a basic, one-pot chicken delicacy in Indian cuisine. This chicken preparation is a must-have and soul food in my family. My kids can have this succulent chicken dish with some naan any day of the week. Across the region, this curry has many variations and they are all very aromatic and boast of… Continue reading Chicken Curry

Cakes and Cookies · Desserts

Oatmeal and dark chocolate chip cookie bars

Chocolate is an instant mood uplifter for me. Everyone in my family knows about my obsession for dark chocolate! My kids are very fond of chocolate chip cookies and I try to come up with healthier options for these sweet treats. I add oatmeal, and substitute the milk chocolate chips with dark ones. These dark… Continue reading Oatmeal and dark chocolate chip cookie bars