Fruit Chaat

Fruit Chaat

I sometimes find it sad that things that are a part of your daily life become seasonal when you move away. The samosa's, jalebi's and fruit chaat you eat so often become traditions you pull out during Ramadan. As much as I would like to make fruit chaat all year round, I make it everyday in Ramadan, maybe because that's when I miss home the most. And if there ever was a fruit chaat recipe that you could make you feel at home, it's this one, with the sweet guava juice and earthy cumin balancing the sweet and sour fruits so well, I'm transported to Lahore with every bite...

Honey Butter Roasted Vegetables

Honey Butter Roasted Vegetables

I love the sweetness that's brought out by caramelizing the vegetables under high heat, and a little honey in my favorite marinade brings out even more flavor. The bitterness from the charred edges, the sweetness from the caramelized honey and the earthy undertones from the thyme just work wonders. I love the versatility of this recipe is what I truly love about it. There are times when I use a combination of 4-5 vegetables, and other times I just add potatoes and whatever vegetable that needs to be used up... 

Aloo Gajar Matar (mixed vegetable stew)

... it's often the easy, everyday recipes that stump us because we don't really give them any importance. Vegetables are easy to cook. They don't need a long list of whole and ground spices like Biryani, but they still need something, and i'm gonna break it down for you, one easy step at a time...

Instant Pot Daal (Lentils)

Instant Pot Daal (Lentils)

I'm gonna be honest. It took me a very long time to get the hang of making daal, a seemingly harmless recipe that if you ask anyone how to make, will entail answers like "ohoo it's so simple" and "buss pressure cooker mein cheezain daal ke charha do" (just toss everything in the pressure cooker and you're done)...

The Best Chana Masala

The Best Chana Masala

In a time crunch? Need dinner on the table stat? I got you. Chickpeas are generally liked by all...

Easy Date Truffles

Easy Date Truffles

These are the perfect little bites you need in your life right now...