Rachna cooks - Homestyle cooking, recipes, fitness, health, reviews and much more
Did You Know About the Things Your Electric Blender Can Make?

Did You Know About the Things Your Electric Blender Can Make?

Imagine making more than just batter and smoothies from your electric blender. Most people underutilize their electric blender and only stick to the traditional forms of cooking. However, certain technologically advanced electric blenders can be utilized for cooking a plethora of food items, and are highly underrated when it comes to their use cases.… Read more

Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Stuffed Karela or bharwan karela is a delicacy. Don’t screw your nose — bitter gourd if pre-treated correctly and cooked well is delicious. This is a recipe which requires time but rewards you generously in terms of flavour. This is my late mother’s recipe.… Read more

Step-by-step Recipe of Khatta Meetha Nimbu Ka Achaar I Sweet Sour Lemon Pickle I Lime Pickle

Step-by-step Recipe of Khatta Meetha Nimbu Ka Achaar I Sweet Sour Lemon Pickle I Lime Pickle

You’ve already read the recipe of my tangy Nimbu ka achaar. This is the second version I made with the lemons from my mother-in-law’s tree — a sweet sour pickle. Again, a pretty simple recipe. I love to have it with parathas or as a side for lunch or dinner

So let’s go for the recipe:

Ingredients:

Lemons/lime (500 gms.) I used yellow ripe lemons

2 tbsp. … Read more

Gobhi Paratha Recipe | Cauliflower Stuffed Paratha

Gobhi Paratha Recipe | Cauliflower Stuffed Paratha

Gobhi paratha has been a favourite of mine since childhood. There is something about the generous filling that is well cooked in ghee with crispy paratha dough that is the stuff that dreams are made of. Served with chutney or mango pickle and a bowl of curd with black salt and you have a satisfying meal.… Read more

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Plump large eggplants or brinjal have almost exclusively been used to make bharta at my place. This is one simple recipe that can transform this bland vegetable to a delightfully spicy and tasty dish. It is also a very simple dish to prepare.… Read more

Cabbage and Capsicum Multigrain Paratha

Cabbage and Capsicum Multigrain Paratha

I generally make these paratha doughs with multigrain atta, veggies and masala that can be then made in a jiffy and can be great to eat as breakfast or lunch with the addition of a protein like dal or curd. These are a regular in my kids’ lunch boxes as well.… Read more