Homemade Lemon Cleaner (Non-Toxic)

Normally I try not to overdo the strong chemicals and toxic cleaners, but with all of the COVID business, that went out the window. We were disinfecting everything, all day long. Our house is filled with Lysol, bleach, hand sanitizer…

Punjabi Maah Choliyan di Dal Recipe (Langar Wali Dal)

Maah choliyan di dal is pretty much every Punjabi’s favourite dal. When we were kids we used to call it kali (black) dal. A simple mix of maah (whole urad) and chole (split Bengal gram), this dal is my ultimate…

Coconut Korma Sauce (Just 3 Ingredients!)

Coconut korma sauce made with just three ingredients? Yup, this sauce is probably my best creation in a long time, and we can’t get enough of it! I’ve been making this almost weekly for the last 3 months, and I…

Baked Tandoori Chicken (Boneless)

Baked tandoori chicken, the name of the recipe really does speak for itself! A traditional tandoori chicken is usually bone-in and made in a tandoor, my version uses boneless chicken breast and the broil setting on the oven for a…

Makhani Mac and Cheese Recipe

Some of my favourite dishes are happy accidents, like this makhani mac and cheese. The result of a few leftovers found straggling in the back of the fridge on busy weeknight and reinvented into something new. It always makes me…

Is There a Right Time to Have a Baby?

Is it ever really the ‘right time’ to have a child? What would the circumstances have to be like for someone to feel it’s the right time to carry a human being around in your womb for 9 months, push…

Chole Patty Burgers {Chickpea Burgers}

So you might be wondering where this chole patty burger recipe came from? Most of the recipes in the archives are meat based, but you might be surprised to know, I grew up in a mostly vegetarian home. My mom…

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Update Old Chudiyan with Nail Polish {DIY Painted Chudiyan)

If you are anything like me you probably have a bin full of chudiyan/vanga (desi bangles) under your bed, or tucked into the back of your closet. Most of mine were bought to go with an Indian outfit at some…

Yes, It Will Be Hard, But You Should Still Watch Chhapaak

When the trailer for Chhapaak first released, I was unsure if I would watch it. I’m highly sensitive to films and books that highlight crimes against women. Some of my sensitivity comes from triggers in my own past, and some of…

8 Practical Tips for Saving on Your Grocery Bills

Grocery shopping used to be a big struggle for me. I’d desperately want to stick to a budget, but was also raised with the mindset of “what’s the point of earning if you don’t eat well?/eat what you want!” As…

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DIY Bollywood Checkers

It seems like there are always endless get togethers during the holiday season. And while this time of year can be stressful, it is nice to spend time with people you love. Games are such a great way to bring…


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