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Weekend Cook and Tell: Love For Legumes

Care for these Vadas? Savory Lentil Fritters/Doughnuts -

Indian Cuisine is brimming with vegetarian dishes, so delicious and easy to cook.

Weekend Cook and Tell: Super Bowl Sup

Edamame and Garlic Hummus! great as a spread or dip and served with chips, bread and crudites.

Weekend Cook and Tell: Holiday Food Gifting

Homemade gifts are the best. Here is a Ricotta Chocolate Dried Fruit and Nut Fudge I made this year - perfect to box them and hand them over when we walk in for the party:

Weekend Cook and Tell: A Vegetarian Thanksgiving

I will be at a friend's potluck party for Thanksgiving. This is my contribution: Fall Ratatouille with Paneer and Harissa ( - serve over any grains for a main meal or it is perfect as a side dish

Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: The God of Greek Yogurt

Thanks much for the lovely round up. The Yogurt Mint Soup is mine (from eCurry ) :)

Weekend Cook and Tell: The God of Greek Yogurt

Dessert, Raita(Indian yogurt Salad), Cooking, Baking.

Here is a dessert:
Saffron Yogurt Mousse with Rose Petal Honey -

and a chilled soup perfect for summer: Chilled Yogurt Mint and Nut Soup:

Weekend Cook and Tell: Summer Seasonality

Blacberries! this year we are going bonkers over it, eating them mostly raw and some simmered gently with crepes. But I saved some of them to make Blackberry Ice Cream with Amaretto. Needless to say, they were an instant hit!

We also have plenty of zucchini flowers in our backyard and here is the gluten free blossom fritters we are indulging on almost every single day:

Weekend Cook and Tell: Brunchin' with Mom

My mom is not here with us anymore and I miss her. But being a mom myself now, I made this Strawberry Chutney with my mom in mind -a twist to the chutney she used to make, made with the seasonal strawberries. I have brought back the bowl she used to keep her chutney in.

Weekend Cook and Tell: Put an Egg on it!

This is our favorite way to have eggs over the weekend: Eggs in a skillet with sausages. mushrooms and potatoes

Or Egg Bhurji aka Indian Scrambled Eggs:

Weekend Cook and Tell: Tea Time

I grew up in India and the afternoon tea time (with masala chai) in India is as elaborate as the English tea party with friends, families, food and chit chat. However we mostly serve savory snacks with chai (and also some cookies). Here is a quick "Indian Spiced Crash Potatoes" perfect to go with Masala Chai :

Weekend Cook and Tell: Romantic Respites Revisited

Blood Orange and Ginger Mousse: -

Loving the beauty of the blood oranges and the crimson is just perfect to share with the loved ones.

Potato and Pea Curry (Aloo Matar)

Thank you much for giving this a try! This is one of our comfort food too. Come January I am glad to leave behind and indulgence and fall back into the little comforts (and health) :D

Weekend Cook and Tell: Gift Guide

Chocolate Barks! made so many and now making more.

Weekend Cook and Tell Round Up: Cranberry Confidential

Thank you for including mine. That tart looks simply gorgeous!

Weekend Cook and Tell: Cranberry Confidential

I made a batch of Spiced Cranberry Apple Jam/Chutney.. with ginger, zest and other spices. It is so good! and great as a chutney, relish, jelly whatever way you want to see it.

It is blogged (

Weekend Cook and Tell: Thanksgiving Post-Game Roundup

We were over at a friend's for a potluck. The Chicken Tikkas ( I had made were a big hit! Nothing left and besides we had a non traditional kebab party instead of the Turkey.

Weekend Cook and Tell: Thanksgiving Pregame

Enjoying TG with an Indian themed meal plan:
Heading over to a friend's home for potluck. This is what I am making - Butter Chicken, Chicken Tikka and Shish Kabob (all recipes are there in my blog)

along with this Smoky Spicy Apple Cranberry Chutney -

(uploaded in the Photograzing)

Can You Name These Fruit? The Answers Revealed!

I miss miss miss the pink guava and the jujube. i have memories of actually climbing the guava tree and sitting on a branch, eating the fruits straight of the tree. The jujubes are so delicious, esp. the large green ones.

Weekend Cook and Tell: You Say Potato

I had left a few links of recipes (from my blog and traditional ones) .. wonder why the comments are not approved sometimes :(

Weekend Cook and Tell: Hello, Salmon!

This is from an old post, and posted photo in Photograzing back then. here is the link for Salmon Patties

They are really good as mini burgers or as appetizers by themselves.


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