Rainbow Idli: A Holi Treat for Kids

Looking for a simple yet fun way to add a little Holi spirit to your kid’s lunchbox? This quick hack transforms a basic idli into a rainbow idli, which in the eyes of a kid makes it ten times more…

Spicy Sweet Potato Pulao {Recipe}

There are two ways to approach cooking – by the book, or by heart. I tend to lean towards the second option. Many of the dishes I create, like this spicy sweet potato pulao, are a mix of experimentation, inspiration,…

Dahi Tadka: Quick & Easy Comfort Food

It’s that time of year again – the kid’s are back-to-school & enrolled in fall activities, my work is getting super busy with year end stuff, and we are about to head into the festival season full force. In the…

Sweet Mango Lassi with Vanilla Kefir

Now that the weather is starting to heat up on the West Coast, my kids are in the mode of asking for frozen, sugary drinks non-stop. They will live on slurpees and milkshakes if we let them (especially the little one), so…

Quick Indian Cooking – Tadka Cubes

It’s no secret I love my desi food. In fact my ultimate comfort food is dal chawal (lentils and rice). I could eat that meal every day, and it is definitely my death bed choice – if I had to…

How to Make Baraf Ka Gola: Indian Snow Cones

You guys…I’m one of the strangest people I know. Seriously, I have more weird quirks and habits than anyone I’ve ever met. One of my trademark habits – trying to cook/recreate foods I’ve never eaten or seen anyone make. Usually…

Homemade Gulab Jamun: The Ultimate Sweet Treat

All week I’ve been sharing some of my favourite Punjabi dishes to include in a traditional thali, so a sweet treat couldn’t be far behind right? For me, the perfect single serving dessert has always been a gulab jamun. Yes…

Shahi Paneer: A Regal Treat for Vaisakhi

If you missed my posts earlier this week, I shared my plans for hosting a traditional Punjabi dinner for Vaisakhi this year. I’ve already shared my creamy Dal Makani recipe, and my secret Chana Masala mix, and today you are…

Amritsari Choley For Your Punjabi Thali

There are two things I’ll never forget about Amritsar; the colours and the flavours. Staring out into the jam packed bazaar in front of the Golden Temple, I saw duppattas and turbans of every colour imaginable, and smelled the most…