Non-vegetarian entree

Kale Chicken Curry

If you have picky eaters in your house, you are very well aware of the challenges of coming up with new ways to incorporate healthy choices in their day-to-day meals. I am constantly experimenting with different food groups to create a recipe that is healthy yet satisfies their taste buds. Yesterday, as I was getting… Continue reading Kale Chicken Curry

Entree · Non-vegetarian entree

Saag (Spinach) Chicken

Saag is an Indian term used for green leafy vegetables such as spinach, fenugreek, collard greens, mustard greens, etc. I have used baby spinach leaves in this very popular Indian recipe. This happens to be a favorite chicken item on restaurant menu along with chicken tikka masala, butter chicken and tandoori chicken! My kids love… Continue reading Saag (Spinach) Chicken

Bread and Breakfast · Cakes and Cookies · Desserts

Zucchini Chocolate Chips Power Muffins

Are your kids picky eaters? We as parents play an integral role in making good food choices and teaching them healthy eating habits. Trying to figure out what to cook for them that will make them clean their plates and provide proper nutrition is not an easy task. My girls are picky eaters so I am… Continue reading Zucchini Chocolate Chips Power Muffins

Bread and Breakfast · Desserts

Apple Spice Walnut Bread with Maple Glaze

Time definitely flies! It has already been a year since I started on this exciting journey of blogging and took my passion for cooking to the next level. I have thoroughly enjoyed doing this and have made some beautiful memories and amazing friends along the way. Your encouraging feedback and love has kept me going… Continue reading Apple Spice Walnut Bread with Maple Glaze


Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese

Green moong (Mung Bean) is a super food that is packed with nutrients and is a rich source of fiber. It is a powerful source of vegetarian protein and becomes even more nutritious in sprouted form. I sprout green moong on a regular basis and love to eat them as a salad, in a stir-fry… Continue reading Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese

Bread and Breakfast · Vegetarian

Vegetable Rava Upma – Cream of Wheat with Vegetables

Rava upma is a popular, savory Indian breakfast, especially in Southern India. It is a quick under 30 minutes meal that is enjoyed by people of all ages. Rava is also called semolina, sooji or cream of wheat. Cream of wheat is fortified with vitamins and minerals. It is rich in iron and calcium. I… Continue reading Vegetable Rava Upma – Cream of Wheat with Vegetables


Besan Laddoos

Besan laddoo does not need any introduction! One of the most popular Indian sweet made during Diwali. They are synonymous with Lord Ganesha and Diwali Puja. These have been my favorite ever since I can remember and now they are my kids’ absolute favorite Indian sweet. I still love besan laddoos sold outside Mahaavir Sthan… Continue reading Besan Laddoos


Besan Kaju Peda – Chickpea Flour and Cashew Fudge

In Indian culture, every festival, special occasion, and ceremony is incomplete without the preparation of sweets. There are several variations of Indian sweets – some are milk based, flour based, fruit based, and some made with nuts. Peda is a popular Indian dessert, which has a fudgy and melt-in the-mouth texture. On the auspicious occasion… Continue reading Besan Kaju Peda – Chickpea Flour and Cashew Fudge

Appetizers · Bread and Breakfast · Vegetarian

Aloo Paneer Paratha – Potatoes and Indian Cottage Cheese stuffed Flatbread

Paratha is an Indian flatbread, made mainly from whole-wheat flour. They can be made plain or stuffed with all kinds of veggies, ground meats and much more…options are limitless! Stuffed parathas are a popular comfort food used to be served mainly at breakfast with chutney, pickle or yogurt. They are becoming increasingly popular as a… Continue reading Aloo Paneer Paratha – Potatoes and Indian Cottage Cheese stuffed Flatbread

Bread and Breakfast · Vegetarian

Whole Wheat and Dill Savory Muffins

Have you tried savory muffins before? Muffins are a kid favorite and they are usually very high in calories and sugar. I have come up with a healthy alternative that is savory and perfect for their school lunch. These savory muffins are great for breakfast, dinner or simply as a side with a dollop of… Continue reading Whole Wheat and Dill Savory Muffins