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…

Mini Cupcakes for Rakhri

Rakhri is a pretty low key festival at our house. The kids do their Rakhri exchange, have some sweets, and then go on with the rest of their day. I do try to encourage them to make each other cards,…

Blueberry Jam Filled Idli

Happy BC Day! I absolutely love my home province and wouldn’t want to live anywhere else in the world, so I’m excited to share a BC Blueberries inspired recipe today. (Ironically, I’m sitting in a hotel room looking out at…

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…

Rooh Afza Sundae {Eid Eats 2016}

I’ve never been one to turn down an invite to a party that involves food – even a virtual one, so I’ve created another fun and easy dessert for Asiyah, Sarah, and Henna’s Eid Eats link-up! After last year’s gulab…

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…

Slow Cooker Kheer {Plus Giveaway}

Kheer is the ultimate Punjabi dessert. It’s comfort food, it’s tradition, and everyone’s mom makes the best kheer! It’s served often at weddings, festivals, and holidays. Unfortunately, it rarely makes an appearance at the Pink Chai House,  (mainly because I…

Chocolate Dipped Besan

Without a doubt, besan is my favourite Punjabi mithai. What’s not to love? It’s made of chickpea flour, ghee, and sugar, and is pure deliciousness. Of course, I can never leave good enough alone and need to mess with perfection…

Gulab Jamun Cupcakes

Yes, that’s right; I put a gulab jamun inside of a chocolate coconut cupcake. I made gulab jamun cupcakes! It was really one of my finest moments in the kitchen (and painfully easy to do), and I’m pretty much going…