Chowing down street food is one of my favourite things to do when I am home for a holiday, in India. It’s a rather special experience to see the chaatwala (the snack/ chaat vendor) put together your chaat of choice, right in front of your eyes. It is amazing to […]
It is pure joy to consume snacks that are low in calories and carbs yet delish. The baked cauliflower tots are a delightfully guilt-free, tasty and nutritious snack. The vitamin-rich cauliflower is combined with cheese and complementing ingredients, and then baked till it turns a crispy golden colour. This snack […]
Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas and a few tasty ingredients. Typically, hummus has tahini (sesame paste). I do not enjoy tahini so I decide to skip it from the dip. This easy and versatile dip tastes great with crudités, pita bread, chips, salads and wraps. Hummus […]
Bread Upma (A bread-based savoury dish) This is one of the easiest dishes to make for a lazy weekend breakfast or for a quick-fix weeknight dinner. This super easy upma is my go-to dish when a pack of bread is nearing the end of its shelf life. It is also […]
Often, I look for healthy snacking options especially for those post-workout hunger pangs. On one of my grocery runs, I saw these dates, almond and coconut balls; not only were they pricey but also contained obscene amounts of glucose and sugar in it. Although very appetising, the thought of consuming […]
Sometimes, all you need is a comforting plate of sweet, tangy and spicy chaat. Unfortunately, chaats get a lot of bad press for being too oily and unhealthy. Thanks to the deep-fried sev, papdi and pooris that go into it. While I agree that the deep-fried goodies add great taste […]
I always keep frozen puff pastry sheets handy to make a quick snack and it is a lifesaver when entertaining too. One such quick and amazing snack/ appetiser is the caprese tart. Flaky and crunchy puff pastry sheets are topped with juicy tomatoes complemented by basil leaves and mozzarella cheese. […]
Pineapples are certainly not my go-to-fruit. However, when I see a fresh and ripe pineapple, I do not miss the opportunity to buy it. And to make this fruit a little appealing for my palate, I turn it into a savoury dish. This salad is one such attempt.