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#TheHealthySwap with Danone Greek Yoghurt

#TheHealthySwap with Danone Greek Yoghurt

A lot of us fall into the trap of eating light breakfast and lunch in the erroneous belief that this will somehow keep us on track of maintaining optimum weight. This couldn’t be further from the truth. But, what it often leads to is heavy, oily snacks like samosa, chips, namkeen at 4 pm and a heavy dinner that almost always makes you pile on the weight.… Read more

Khaman Dhokla — Step-by-step Recipe

Khaman Dhokla — Step-by-step Recipe

Khaman Dhokla is a favourite snack/breakfast dish of mine. It is a Gujarati dish. I have a deep influence of Gujarat and Gujarati food in my life. Some of my best friends back in my MBA days were Gujarati. I stayed as a paying guest at a Gujarati lady’s house who cooked some lovely delicacies of the region for me.… Read more

Green chana chaat/ Hara chana chaat

Green chana chaat/ Hara chana chaat

hara chana chaat

I absolutely love the fresh green chana (green gram) that you get for a very short period during winters. During my childhood, I remember my mom making this simple yet delcious chaat with it regularly when it was in season. The sweet taste and crunch of chana complemented perfectly by the sharp taste of green chillies, tomatoes and onions and the piquant tanginess of chat masala.… Read more

Easy Poha recipe

Easy Poha recipe

Easy poha recipe

Poha is a favorite breakfast and snack in many parts of India. I had it for the first time when I came to live in Mumbai and immediately fell in love with it. It is really tasty especially with peanuts and potatoes and now with peas.… Read more

Chicken nuggets – Indian style

Chicken nuggets – Indian style

Chicken nuggets Indian style

My kids love chicken nuggets, the husband as well. I mean they are pure golden goodness and yummy too. Though earlier, we tried making the frozen stuff from the bag, these days, I prefer to make them myself at home. You know they are not difficult to make or time consuming either.… Read more

Samosa made in an Airfryer

Samosa made in an Airfryer

I recently bought the Philips Airfryer. I have been weighing this decision for the past several months since it was launched. It is a tempting product to buy because let’s face it we love our fried food. We all droll over those pakodas, fries, nuggets, kachoris and samosas.… Read more

Homemade wholewheat Chicken wrap

Homemade wholewheat Chicken wrap

Wraps are extremely satisfying. And, they are popular all around the world. Whether you have them as the Middle eastern shawarma, the Mexican burrito or the Mumbai Frankie, everyone loves them. I do enjoy eating them and more often than not I make them at home with chicken or paneer (cottage cheese).… Read more

Easy Plantain and potato patties

Easy Plantain and potato patties

I have been eating these patties or ‘kachche kele ke kebab’ as they were called since childhood. I always enjoyed their simple flavours. Now my children love them. These are really easy to make and if you have boiled potatoes and plantains at hand then you can have them ready in a jiffy.… Read more