Ras Kheer Recipe | Rice Pudding Made with Sugar Cane Juice

Like all Punjabi festivals Lohri is linked to certain foods; gur, moongfali, rewrian, and ras kheer (jaggery, peanuts, sesame seed candy, and sugar cane rice pudding). It’s pretty much impossible to celebrate Lohri without indulging in some of these seasonal…

Lohri Popcorn Made with Gur & Til

Maybe it’s the allure of a fresh new year, or maybe it’s my crazy need to try new recipes all the time, but I’ve been cooking up a storm in the kitchen this week and one of my favourite experiments…

Curried Brussels Sprouts with Bell Peppers & Paneer

Brussels sprouts aren’t usually a vegetable I think of when dreaming up new Indian recipes, and to be honest I’ve only cooked them a handful of times in my whole life. However, a couple of months ago I decided to try…

How to Make a Multi-Colour Parantha With Vegetables

One of my favourite Sunday morning activities is watching cooking videos on YouTube, especially the ones by home cooks like me. During one of my marathon video sessions I stumbled onto the concept of a tri-colour parantha. I’ve eaten lots…

Bhuna Masala: Basic Curry Masala

One of the most common questions I get asked about Indian food is; how do you make curry? There’s no simple answer to this question because almost every Indian dish uses different spices, ingredients, and tempering techniques. Contrary to popular…

Meal Planning Pink Chai Style

Meal planning can be a really passionate subject to debate. Some people are all about the efficiency of a meal plan and would never stray from it, and others feel “real cooks” never cook from a plan, they are inspired…

Kada Prashad Recipe: Indian Dessert on a Budget

Please don’t let the name of today’s dish scare you away – I realize it’s pretty hard to say, but it’s delicious to eat! If you’ve ever visited a Gurudwara (Sikh temple) you may have had this sweet pudding made…

Instant Poha: Global Cuisine on a Budget

When it comes to family meal planning and the grocery budget I pretty much take charge in our house. Mr. T has many skills, but grocery shopping on a budget just isn’t one of them. Managing the meal plan also…

Malai Ladoo & Celebrating New Beginnings

{A sweet treat is a must for any holiday – my recipe for Malai Ladoo is below} Today is Ganesh Chathurti, one of my favourite holidays of the year (okay, let’s be honest they are all my favourites!) Ganesh Chaturthi…


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