Healthy Hummus Recipe
Aug30

Healthy Hummus Recipe

I have been meaning to cook this one for a very long time. I have enjoyed eating it at some of my favourite places in Mumbai, and really wanted to try creating it. Well, I tried and I realised, it so simple and almost effortless. Try this and serve with amazing breads and Lavaash or just as a dip. Hope you enjoy making this as much as I did. Ingredients Soaked and parboiled chickpeas(Kabuli/White Chana) – 100 gms White sesame seeds –...

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Strawberry Delight Recipe
Mar31

Strawberry Delight Recipe

A while ago, me and my friend, we had this serious obsession of skipping our lunch and eating fruits. Now, only eating fruits didn’t satiate our terrible hunger at mid-day, so we decided to whip something of our own and make it not only healthy but delicious and good looking too. Here’s what we did. Ingredients Handful of strawberries. Handful of nuts. A bowl of fresh home-made curd. Two spoonful of honey. Method Cut the strawberries...

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Dalia and Mushroom Mix Recipe
Mar30

Dalia and Mushroom Mix Recipe

Dalia or broken wheat or Bulgur is one of my favourite ingredients, it is versatile, used in different cuisines around the world and can be used to prepare pilafs, soups, base for vegetable and meat, can be turned into patties or a sweet dish. It is better than eating brown rice, which I personally feel is very tasteless. Broken wheat or dalia has innumerable health benefits, some of which are listed below: 1.  Because broken wheat is...

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Powerhouse Poha
Mar29

Powerhouse Poha

Yes, this one is packed with so many nutrients and health benefits. It truly is a powerhouse for me. I love eating Poha(flattened rice) and like to cook it very often. But every time I try and use a different version. Poha is eaten in different parts of India and all of them have their own version. Well here is mine. Ingredients 1 bowl of flattened rice flakes/Poha. 1 full bowl of mixed veggies – chopped (I use the seasonal ones). 2...

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Bottle Gourd Peel Recipe
Mar05

Bottle Gourd Peel Recipe

Most of us cook vegetables after removing the outer peel and throw that peel in the dustbin. What we don’t realise that they too have a nutrition value. Well, what my friend Tumpa(wife of Neel) does is that she uses the peel of a bottle gourd to make yet another delicious vegetable. According to her, Bengalis eat everything from the seed of a plant to the stem and roots. They don’t like wasting and instead create many more delicious...

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Kashaya – Herbal Tea
Mar03

Kashaya – Herbal Tea

I was a tea addict and I am so proud to say, I was, because I no longer am. Thanks to some healthy habits I inculcated during my latest travel. One day, one of my fellow residents in the guest house asked me if I would like to have some ‘Chai’. My eyes grew big and I timidly said ‘Yes’. But , when the tea came it was just some herbal water. It was a different taste, one that I never had. So, next time I made it and liked it too. And...

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