Category: Cooking Tips

Spices Used In Indian Sweet Dishes

  Cinnamon: Now if adding spices to sweet dishes might not be an unfamiliar idea to you, the first example that you would have thought of would be cinnamon. Famous sweet treats like cinnamon rolls, cinnamon apple tarts, and cinnamon-spiced latte are loved and enjoyed all over the U.S. Indians also use it to make...
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Moong Dal: One Ingredient, Many Dishes

Moong Dal is one of the healthiest lentils in the world. Loaded with nutrients, this amazing lentil is very commonly used in India. But its most common use is usually restricted to lentil soups or dal, that is a staple of every desi meal. Considering how diverse this dal is, it’s a shame that it’s...
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5 Must-Try Traditional Eid Desserts

After fasting for the whole month, Eid-al-Fitr is the day you feast. Eid feasts should be loaded with rich and celebratory meals, right? It is very strongly believed that a meal is like the poetry of flavors and beautiful poetries have sweet ends. If you have all your items on the Eid-al-Fitr menu planned out...
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Food Storage Tips & Tricks

The world may be going through a crisis, but we should learn to stay calm and make the most out of what we’ve got. Staying at home and staying safe comes with its pros and cons. When it comes to food, be smart and not blindly overstock. This is a time to get together and help each other.
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Tadka The Secret of Desi Deliciousness

Tadka, Vagar, Chhaunk, Phodni - These words make every desi drool. Generally, if a dal or a curry lacks tadka it is considered as food for the sick and hence Tadkas have become a routine for Indians as breathing is.
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Fun Facts about Holi Food

There’s no better way to welcome the spring season than with the festivities of Holi. The festival of colors, love and together, this is a joyous occasion where Indians bring their families close and share their happiness with everyone.
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Superfoods for Superwomen

It’s no easy task being a woman. Imagine putting in the same amount of effort as men and also looking fantabulous while doing so! It’s hard to even imagine the amount of work it takes to be a woman.
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Must-Have Indian Breads

Indian breads are a globally famous and they are served with most of the Indian delicacies, especially curries.
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Spice it up!

Shakespeare said; “If music be the food of love, play on”. We say; “If food be the love of your soul, eat up”.
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Panch Phoron – The 5 Spice Mix of Eastern India

Have you ever wondered what makes those Bengali or North Eastern dishes so distinct? It is the extra hint of the Panch Phoran (5 Spices).
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