Nankhatai

Nankhatai!!! Let’s begin with the meaning,Β it is drawn from the Persian word “naan” meaning bread and the Afghan word “khatai” meaning biscuit, so bread biscuit. Authentic recipe is with maida (all-purpose flour) which I switched with whole wheat flour, you can use maida as well if desired. To make these you’ll need whole wheat flour,…

Bread Pizza | Sooji Toast

Bread Pizza used to be a common breakfast at our place. It’s been a while that I tried these. So here I share the recipe with you and it’s from my Mom’s kitchen. To prepare this you’ll need sooji (semolina), cream and veggies of your choice. We make a batter out of these, spread over…

Lauki Chana Dal | Bottle Gourd Split Bengal Gram Curry

Lauki Chana Dal or Ghiya Chana Dal is a nutritious dish. It has vegetables and lenthil, what more can you ask for!!! It goes perfectly well with hot phulkas or parathas. To make this curry you’ll need split bengal gram, lauki (bottle gourd), onions, tomatoes and a few spices.Β  Also try: Chana Dal or Chana…

Baby Potatoes Stir Fry

Potatoes are such a favorite thing for me to cook. The best thing I like about them is that they incorporate so well with any flavor you give. Potatoes dishes are always close to my heart.Β Baby Potatoes Stir Fry recipe is a little similar to Jeera Aloo (Cumin Seeds Potatoes) but tastes different. I have…

Paneer Pinwheel Gravy

Paneer Pinwheels as a snack or a starter is a hit and when added to a creamy tomato-onion gravy, it does wonders. It is lip-smacking. Gravy is similar to Paneer Butter Masala, skipped the butter part from it. Enjoy it with Phulkas, Parathas or Jeera Rice. I had prepared the Paneer Pinwheels in advance for…

Paneer Pinwheels

Paneer Pinwheels is quite a new recipe for me. Recently tried this as a gravy dish at a restaurant (which I’ll be sharing next) and it was simply superb, meaning I need to prepare it too. Recipe is pretty simple, roll paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) stuffing in the whole wheat flour dough (you can also…

Jeera Biscuits | Cumin Seeds Biscuits with Whole Wheat Flour

Jeera Biscuits (Cumin Seeds Biscuits) are one of the popular Indian biscuits. They are a perfect combination of sweet and salty flavors. The rich aroma of roasted cumin in the biscuits makes them so inviting. They are delectable, crispy and crunchy meaning a perfect tea time snack. These biscuits are prepared with whole wheat flour…

Garden Fresh Thin Crust Pizza

Recently I had shared my first recipe for a thin crust pizza “Tandoori Paneer Thin Crust Pizza” and here goes the second. As I mentioned earlier I had kept half of the dough from the previous recipe and prepared Garden Fresh Pizza, so here it is. Garden Fresh Pizza is loaded with veggies. I have…

Chocolate Choco Chip Cake

“Chocolate Cake”, the name itself is enough to bring a smile on anyone’s face. This cake does not need an introduction or any kind of explanation. It is chocolate and that’s plenty. Last week it was my husband’s birthday and we decided to bake a chocolaty chocolate cake. Oh yes “We”, he helped me!!!Β To have…

Upma

Upma is one of the easiest and quick-fix breakfast. It is a tradional South Indian dish. It is prepared with roasted sooji (rava or semolina) along with a few spices. I tried to keep this recipe as simple as possible. I have shared a separate recipe for vegetable upma, that is a must try too….