Category Archives: Appetizer Alley

Gulp And Gone! Avocado Pani Puri.

The buttery, creamy, melt-in-your-mouth texture of avocados is far too appetizing to let go of a chance to use them in our recipes. When we’re left with a heap of avocados, when we’ve made ample batches of sandwiches and kababs … Continue reading

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Pat Down Arbi Patties!

The starchy goodness of Arbi (Colocasia) has its place in an array of recipes, from stews to sabzis. Yet, those take a beating when it comes to the prospect of, well, beating the tuber down, if gently, coating it with … Continue reading

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Kurkuri, Krunchy, Krispy Okra

No matter how you refer to it, okra/ ladies finger, or to go completely desi (Indian), bhindi, has lovers in all walks and stages of life. Having grown up on a substantial diet of the vegetable, we’ve come to love … Continue reading

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A Mint-fresh Makeover – Masala Chickpea Salad

The protein-packed, fairly beloved chickpeas are an integral part of Indian cuisine. As kids, we loved the sight of the pale-skinned and stubby nuggets as they dropped like a bunch of rocks into a stainless steel pot where they would … Continue reading

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Potato Kababs with Avocado Nuggets

We are very excited to announce that our first eBook is in the works and will be available on your favorite online retail stores soon! Watch this space for details..and while you wait we have these gorgeous Potato Kababs for … Continue reading

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Floored by Flowery Fritters

You don’t essentially have to drive to a farm on a countryside stretch to feel a pang of nostalgia rising like a gurgling brook – for the squashes and pumpkins back at home, their yellow, pollen-cored flowers and the fine … Continue reading

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A Tricolour Dhokla Dhamaka

When breakfast hour closes in on a holiday, especially if it’s one that celebrates the nation, and its freedom, it’s no place for the typical Sundayesque lazy bones to idle and lounge around. There’s ample rattling of these bones while … Continue reading

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A Piquant Spring Potpourri – Black-eyed Peas Pesto Salad

Spring brings with it a gush of greenness, and a fit of freshness, glazing everything with winks of color, infusing the air with much needed verve after those pallid wintry months. Sprouts of green herbs blithely appear, mocking at the … Continue reading

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Spring into The New Year..

In Chinese cuisine, textures and flavors play a pivotal role in creating a well-rounded menu. And the art that marries the two in perfect harmony is known as tiaowei. This New Year’s, we’re borrowing from that ideology to create a … Continue reading

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To a Cracker of a Christmas..

In the midst of sugar-dusted cookies and candied gingersnaps, we present a cracker of a red and green trellis with a pinch of spice. Woven right into a buttery, salty crust, this filigree of fragrant herbs and chillies alternating with … Continue reading

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