The festival of Ghughuti, called “Ghughutiya tyar” in the local dialect is celebrated in the Kumaun region of the hilly state of Uttarakhand on the eve of Makar Sankranti (January 14th). Ghughutiya, which is also known as “kale kauwa” (Black crow) is celebrated by preparing the sweet delicacy “Ghughute”. Ghughute […]
Rupali Bhandari Karki
My name is Rupali and I grew up in Chandigarh, one of the most beautiful cities in India. Chandigarh is the capital of Punjab, a state which is famous for cuisine high in butter. Currently, I live in Purmerend. It is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. The city is surrounded by polders, such as the Purmer, Beemster and the Wormer.
Reyansh my naughty kid and Manoj my fitness freak husband inspires me to cook/bake healthy and experiment with food. This is how my passion for cooking started.
Lohri is a popular Punjabi winter folk festival celebrated primarily in the Punjab region. The significance and legends about the Lohri festival are many and these link the festival to the Punjab region. Lohri festival has a special significance for the agriculturists as it marks the beginning of […]
Golden milk also known as turmeric milk or haldi wala doodh. It is an Indian drink that has been gaining popularity in Western cultures. This 5-minutes Haldi Doodh is the best drink to keep away from illness. Well, there is not one but many reasons why you must […]
Fresh turmeric is a bright orange root-like subterranean stem (aka a rhizome) known for powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antibacterial properties. A member of the ginger family, it has been used in Indian Ayurvedic medicines for centuries to heal wounds, treat skin conditions, inflammations, and infections. Turmeric root has […]
Christmas is one of the most joyous festivals of the year, awaited by everyone, including children and grown-ups. The glittery decoration, gifts, cakes, delicious meals, Christmas carols, everything about the festival is just splendid. But above all it’s about the love, laughter and the precious time spent with […]
Coconut Chutney is a South Indian condiment made from freshly grated coconut and flavored with mustard seeds, dry red chilies, onions, curd, and tempering of fresh curry leaves. It is a perfect and must-have accompaniment to South Indian Dishes like Dosa, Idli, Vadas, Uttapam, etc. The main ingredient use […]
Steaming softens vegetables while maintaining most of their nutrients, especially water-soluble compounds that are easily damaged by heat. Whether you use an electric steamer, a bamboo steamer, or a microwaveable plastic bag or dish, steam vegetables will retain more texture, flavor, and nutritional value when you prepare them […]
Broccoli known to be a hearty and tasty vegetable which is rich in dozens of nutrients. It is said to pack the most nutritional punch of any vegetable. When we think about green vegetables to include in our diet, broccoli is one of the foremost veggies to come […]
Spinach Broccoli Peas Curry is a healthy combination of fresh green leafy spinach and broccoli, green peas made into a curry. The sweet and delicious green peas combine very well with spinach and add munch & flavor to this dark green colored dish. Spinach is my favorite green veggie […]
Semiya upma is a popular South Indian breakfast dish which is also known as Vermicelli Upma. It is prepared with vermicelli, mixed vegetables, and some mild spices. It is a quick and healthy recipe that you can cook easily in just 20 minutes with simple ingredients. Vegetable Vermicelli […]
Palak Chana Dal is a healthy, wholesome, gluten-free Indian style chana dal with spinach. It is super easy and delicious lunch recipe to prepare and best is serve with steamed white rice. Indian cooking is resisted with the huge use of chana dal in different ways. Chana dal […]
From side dish to the star attraction, no menu is complete without a salad. This fresh, crunchy french beans with colorful bell pepper saute in butter and garlic. Super healthy quinoa puffs add a little pop to your plate with the crunchy texture and nutty, earthy flavor. This tasty and delicious […]