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.
Friendship Day is celebrated on the first Sunday of August in India and falls on August 2 this year, it is the day people come together with their friends to celebrate with each other. No matter how old or young we are, friends are what keep us going. […]
Got a ripe banana or two sitting around? Lets Bake. Ripe and overripe bananas are a superhero of whole-food, plant-based baking, keeping things moist while adding flavor and natural sweetness. Super ripe bananas and freshly grated carrots work best in this recipe. I swapped all-purpose flour with regular […]
A simple chutney can liven up any Indian meal. South Indian meals like dosa, idli, vada, uttapam are always accompanied with chutney, coconut chutney, most of the times. To add extra zing and flavour to your meal, try this sesame seeds chutney. I served this chutney with stuffed […]
Everyone loves dip 🙂 They are great served with Doritos, salty crackers or vegetable cutlets, or with salad. I am a huge fan of beetroot and its beautifully rich-colored root vegetable is full of goodness. I love to add beetroot in many ways, but eating it raw is […]
The natural green color of this chutney is so appetizing and fresh. It is not only tasty but also loaded with good nutrients – vitamins, minerals & dietary fiber. This chutney is made with fresh coriander, mint leaves, ginger, and sesame seeds. A delicious accompaniment to Indian food […]
My Love for Baking: Baking for me is a way of relaxing. I have been baking from the last 9 years & still, it gives me joy and opportunity to try out something new and fresh. Baking is about mixing the right ingredients in the right amount and bake […]
Pasta is a favorite of kids, as well as grown-ups. Pasta sauces, like many meals that have a sauce base, are a great way to up the vegetable intake of your child’s meal. This Veggie Pasta Sauce is made with three vegetables – Carrot, Red Capsicum, Snack Tomatoes […]
Aloo Ki Tikki is a very fantastic and healthy snack, when it is made with boiled potato, oats flour, lots of veggies, and spices. This snack will be an absolute delight for your taste buds and can surely make you crave more for it. It tastes best when had along […]
Green Chutney is a very popular condiment from India. You will always find this delicious sauce at most Indian homes and restaurants as side or dipping sauce. Chutney with Coriander or Cilantro Leaves – Kiwi Coriander Chutney, Kiwi Avocado Coriander Chutney, Green Raw Mango Coriander Chutney We make a […]
No Sugar Dates Prunes Raisins Chutney is super fragrant and offers a perfectly balanced blend of tastes – Sweet and Sour from the Dates and Prunes, a mild touch of heat from spices makes this chutney perfect partner with chaat, samosa or pakoras. Dates Prunes Raisins Chutney (No […]
Chutney is a savory condiment made from slow-cooked fruits and vegetable vinegar and spices. Originating from India, chutneys have traveled the globe, and every country has their take on this versatile condiment. Chutneys from South Africa will often include apricots, while British chutneys favor the use of apples. […]
Salad recipes are my favorite way to showcase vibrant, in-season produce – fruits and veggies that are so good on their own that you don’t need to do much to make them into a delicious meal. This Chickpea Salad is loaded with crisp cucumbers, juicy snack tomatoes, creamy […]