Vangi Bhaat (Spiced Eggplant Rice)

Today’s recipe essentially belongs to the southern part of India. Something I am not too used to, yet I have never been able to resist this dish since the time I have got introduced to it. The first time I had this dish was in Bangalore at a friend’s place. And I was completely blown… Continue reading Vangi Bhaat (Spiced Eggplant Rice)

Paneer Avocado Kathi Rolls (Indian Cottage Cheese and Avocado Wraps)

Kathi rolls are a popular snack in most parts of India, but originally they were founded on the streets of Kolkata. Something that is closely associated to my childhood days…. a popular street food in CALCUTTA, it was an everyday roadside dish we relished when we spent our school vacations at this “City of Joy”. Adults, kids and… Continue reading Paneer Avocado Kathi Rolls (Indian Cottage Cheese and Avocado Wraps)

Zucchini Falafel Tikkis

If you have ever been to Arab Street in Singapore, you would have tasted world’s best Falafels at the restaurants lined up on the street showcasing beautiful Middle-Eastern culture. And when lip-smacking Arabic food is accompanied with belly dancing, life is pretty good! Falafels….I love them so much that I just can’t have them enough. I feel like visiting Arab… Continue reading Zucchini Falafel Tikkis

Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Last night we attended Mariners Nite, a signature event of the year within the shipping industry of Singapore. It is an excellent opportunity for the Mariners to get together, network and enjoy an evening of social gathering with families. Along with the presentations, entertainment, awards and accolades, the biggest attraction was the vast spread of… Continue reading Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Red Lentils and Spinach Chicken Stew

Chicken is a meat my LO loves to eat on a regular basis. Not much that I can do but yes I can certainly find alternatives to turn it into a super nutritious meal. This morning when my 4 year old was going to school, as always she requested me to make chicken for her after… Continue reading Red Lentils and Spinach Chicken Stew

Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

When it comes to Biryani, I confess my knees go weak and my heart starts to pound! If it comes on the husband to impress me, he takes me out to a good restaurant and orders a biryani! Yes, that’s how much I love my biryani. And to top it all, Qubooli falls right under… Continue reading Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

Curried shrimp with Coconut Milk

Come weekend eve and we are in a mood to dig into something super-comforting. And that for my family has to be either fish or seafood! Shrimp curry with coconut milk has always been my personal favorite! The creamy consistency and mild sweet taste of coconut milk blends perfectly with shrimps and gives this dish… Continue reading Curried shrimp with Coconut Milk