Eggless Kashmiri Kahwa Cake

I love to sip on hot Kashmiri Kahwa on cold winter nights and even in summers while sitting in an AC . I just love the soulful and deep flavours of the kahwa green tea along with saffron, almonds, cardamom, cinnamon and other blend of spices. Tea Trunk has an amazing Saffron Kahwa green tea….

Eggless Baked New York Cheesecake

Baked New York Cheesecakes are my favourite sinful and richest dessert to eat and serve. Its beautiful, rich, creamy texture in contrast to the salty crumbly¬† buttery biscuit base makes it a perfect cake and dessert of all occasions. This is a simple , eggless New York Cheesecake. You can add any topping to this…

Spinach Ricotta Ravioli

Italian is my favourite cuisine after Indian . I can eat pasta with as much love as I eat Dal Rice. I find Italian food similar to Indian food coz of the use of garlic, onions and tomatoes used in it , which are also basic staples in Indian tadka or curries. Raviolis have been…

Sinful Mocha Tart – no bake

This recipe is specially for all those chocolate lovers who crave a no sugar sinful mocha dessert in short period of time and no bake. This is one of the most luscious, decadent dessert with a buttery biscuit base and luscious chocolate centre and topped with Nutella or Biscoff butter, nuts and chocolates. This is…

Baked Methi Mathri

My kids love to munch on Mathris or indian crispy bites . We always take a boxful of them on our trips as they are a perfect crispy savoury snack on the go and they last long. Mathris are deep fried bite sized savoury snack. I wanted to make them healthy for kids so I…

Eggless Sinful Mocha Muffins

My daughter is chocolate crazy and double chocochip muffins are her absolutely favourite. I make these sinful mocha muffins combining her love of chocolate with my craziness for coffee. These are most decadent, soft, moist and delectable chocolate muffins and you don’t need any frosting on it to enjoy them. Just warm them up and…

Eggless chocolate mousse

The most luscious, creamy, soft , decadent dessert is a mousse. I have always craved to make a perfect , airy, light mousse but I never got a chance to make it. But in recent lockdown times, baking is a regular affair. I had some leftover ganache in refrigerator from Father’s Day cake and some…

Quick Mango Ice Cream – Vegan

Summer is a time of ice-creams , sorbets and sherbets . But, mostly they are full of sugar , preservatives and fat. I like to make simple Ice lollies for my kids with fresh seasonal fruits. One of my favourite to make is a creamy vegan, gluten free, fat free quick mango ice cream. This…

Jaggery Digestive Cookies

We all try to eat healthy but the cookie lover hidden inside us makes us grab that one cookie which is loaded with refined sugars, all purpose flour and loads of butter. So, here I bring you a tasty , delectable, yummy option of a cookie made with the humble Jaggery or Gur which we…

Coconut oat cookies

Coconut flavour cookies taste yumm with a hot cup of tea. Add in the goodness of oats and honey and we get a healthy cookie. It’s crispy at bottom and soft and chewy in the centre. These chewy cookies are super delicious. I made them like regular cookies as my kids and father like them…

Walnut almond fudge

The most easy to make, quick, sinful , decadent and delectable no fail chocolate dessert is walnut almond fudge squares. It’s a no bake recipe, quickly done and super delicious. Walnuts and almonds are optional. You can use either of two, both or neither. You need good quality dark chocolate for this and not the…

Eggless Marble cake

Marble cakes look gorgeous and taste soft and delicate. They somehow take them to your childhood and they taste like the Britannia chocolate vanilla cake slices we used to get. For a school bake sale, I decided to make this sponge Chocolate Marblr cake and then glaze it with ganache and then top with some…

Soya tikka masala

The west in in love with chicken tikka masala but we vegetarians are always creative. My husband being a total Delhi – wala loves his soya chaap gravy with rumali roti. With the quarantine and all restaurants being closed , he has no chance to eat them. Enters my crazy brain and my love for…

Paneer tikka – oven baked

Panner tikka is a vegetarians go to snack at any party , festival or whenever they wana binge on snack. Its a super healthy , low carb , full on protein snack which is loved by everyone of any age. My kids prefer to eat them in morning breakfast on a day off. Its a…

Paneer Lababdar

My son is one of the most finicky eater I know. He doesn’t touch any healthy pumpkin, sunflower seeds nor almonds. All he loves is his paneer. So finally I decided to make his favourite paneer lababdar with a gravy full of nutrition. Rather than adding cashew-nuts , I decided to add various types of…

Mango ice cream

Summers are here, mango is in season and kids are demanding ice cream. Rather than giving them store bought ones I prefer to make fresh homemade ones. I have two ice cream recipes , one is a two ingredient sorbet kind mango ice cream and one is with milk and cream. This recipe is the…

Basic sponge cake

Sponge cakes are the multi purpose cakes. They for the base for any frosted cake, puddings, desserts or can be eaten just like that. I am sharing a simple yet fool proof recipe for a vanilla sponge cake. This sponge cake formed the base for my pineapple cream cake in the picture. A must keep…

Dal Makhni – Bukhara style

Dal Makhni or Dal Bukhara is one of the most famous vegetarian dish of India. Even prime ministers and president of many countries have tried this recipe when in India. It’s one of main dish people make at any festive occasion and its the favourite of most of Indians be it vegetarians or non vegetarian….

Gulab jamun

I have rarely come acrosss anyone who doesn’t like these wonderful pieces of soft , pillow of sweetness dunk in sugar syrup. Some like it warm, some like it cold but everyone relish it.This is my daughter’s favourite sweet and I always thought it to be most difficult dessert. But once, I saw Chef Ranveer…

Coconut rose modak

While I was making modaks, my daughter wanted to make some for Bappa. We decided upon her making the coconut modaks, which are made in 10 minutes. They involve zero cooking and are best to keep kids engrossed in making this awesome modaks. If you want more Modak recipes, try out the following links: Mawa…