Dal Sagpaita (mixed lentil dal with spinach)

Banarasi dal sagpaita – East Indian Village recipe Dal Sagpaita is very popular across India and especially in the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Traditionally dal sagpaita has many variations i.e. you can use any mixed lentil you prefer. Arhar, moong, chana, urad dal can be used. Also the green leaves i.e. saag can be palak (spinach), bathua (Chenopodium album), …

Colocasia leaves fritters-(Arbi patta pakora)

Colocasia leaves fritters-(Arbi patta pakora) Monsoons are always welcome change from scorching hot North India summers and the season brings amazing greenery, tea time and off course hot pakodas. Colocasia fritters or arbi patta pakora recipe is a seasonal fritters prepared during monsoon time i.e. July and August period as the main ingredient is colocasia leaves which grows during this …

Egg wrap recipe

Egg wrap recipe is a wholesome breakfast recipe. Its gaining popularity even in India wherein international fast food chains have brought the concept of wrap to our country. Wraps are healthier option than other fast food options available. My egg wrap recipe is prepared to ensure a balance of essential nutrients while enhancing the taste in every bite you take. …

Banarasi Matar ki Ghugni

Banarasi Matar ki Ghugni Come winters and you find a plenty of fresh matar (green peas) in the market. Green peas tossed with cumin seeds, loads of garlic and green chillies is simple yet very popular snack in North India and Varanasi. I like the generous use of garlic cloves in the green peas veggie which is truly banarasi style. …

Banarasi Indian Thali

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Banarasi Indian Thali It was usual lazy morning after Diwali night and with nothing much to do. I look out of my apartment building and saw the haze in the sky due to fireworks from Diwali. I was hell-bent on doing nothing today! But just then my wife showed pictures of food being prepared at her parent’s home for an …

Tri colour cheesy pasta recipe

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Tri colour cheesy pasta – Kids recipe Tri colour cheesy pasta – Kids recipe This recipe is inspired by the fact that all children love colours in their food and Tri colour cheesy pasta recipe specifically addresses this specific needs of parents. This is a very basic pasta recipe with baking in end to add cheesy texture which just makes …

Cheese & balsamic potato bites

Cheese & balsamic potato bites Every day, we are looking around, searching net, and speaking to friends and relatives to check out new snack recipe ideas for ourselves as we being human are insatiable living creatures. Cheese and balsamic potato bites recipe evolved because of this very natural human behavior. Cheese & Balsamic potato bites is a recipe which can …

Oats and honey bread french toast

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Oats and honey bread french toast I have very special memories associated with French toast recipe.  My dad who is now 70 years old and is suffering from Parkinson’s disease is the person who taught my mother this amazing egg recipe.   I don’t exactly remember as to how and when French toast was introduced in our family, but it …

Cheese Omelette recipe

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Cheese Omelette recipe with Olive twist     Eggs are consumed by Billions across the globe everyday and omelette is definitely a global favourite.  Be it bachelors, married, street food lovers, tea shacks or 5 star hotels, omelette will be on menu everywhere.   Today being a Sunday, I decided to prepare cheese Omelette for the breakfast today. My cheese …