Baked Ginger-Garlic Chicken Wings with Cumin-Tomato Raita

Easy baked chicken wings with flavorful spices served with a healthy cumin tomato raita! Chicken wings without all the hassle of deep frying. Marinade wings in a very flavorful ginger-garlic-lemon-spice paste for several hours. To make the wings— —coarsely grind garlic, ginger and jalapeno pepper together without any water into a coarse paste (doesn’t have […]

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Chicken Panini Sandwiches

A quick and easy sandwich with leftover chicken and store bought pesto! This sandwich has a been a family favorite for a very long time! Kids can’t get enough of this and their friends too! Spread some pesto, sun dried tomatoes, cooked and sliced chicken and pepper jack cheese between two slices of bread and […]

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Extra-Crispy Cauliflower and Cashewnut Pakodas

Insanely crispy, authentic street food style cauliflower and cashew pakodas! Bonus, it’s Gluten-free. Crispy! Crunchy! Hot! Spicy! Yummy! Pakodas are a kind of comfort food in Indian cooking!! It usually makes it’s appearance on every special occasion or whenever guests visit or just about any evening when you want something hot and crunchy along with […]

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Baked Chana Masala Burgers

All the flavors of a classic chana masala in the form of a portable burger and is not as spicy! Chana masala is a very popular curry from the northern part of India made with garbanzo beans and is traditionally served with flat breads such as rotis/puris/parathas/naans. Garbanzo beans are soaked overnight, pressure cooked and […]

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Bean and Shrimp Pomodoro

Quick week night dinner that comes together in 30 minutes or less! Tomato sauce cooked with shrimp and garbanzo beans and served over pasta. Pomodoro is a version of a basic tomato sauce made with pureed tomatoes and simmered for a longer time. This sauce comes together in less than 30 minutes, if you have […]

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Chicken Kurma Inspired Ramen

Not your everyday ramen! Soul warming chicken noodle soup simmered with chicken kurma as an inspiration. Chicken and carrots cooked in a super flavorful thick and creamy broth served along with instant ramen noodles. Kurma is a coconut based Indian curry traditionally made with chicken, mutton, egg or vegetables. It is not a super spicy […]

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Sriracha Shrimp Scampi

Spicy sriracha sauce and loads of garlic add a flavorful twist to Shrimp scampi! A quick dinner that comes together in less than 10 minutes. Serve hot with crusty bread. I love cooking elaborate time consuming dinners. But, sometimes time doesn’t cooperate as much with all the homework and after school activities. On such occasions, […]

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Mini Pepperoni Spaghetti Pizzas

All time favorite Pizza but with spaghetti as the base. Perfect for kids of all ages! Which kid does not like pizza? Or an adult for that matter! Your leftover spaghetti from last night’s dinner is ¬†transformed into a portable mini pizza that kids are gonna adore:) Toss cooled cooked spaghetti with egg, shape into […]

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Sushi Mice

Not-so-spooky mice made out of sushi, a great addition for the Halloween gathering! Aren’t these guys adorable? Well, not everything has to be creepy and spooky for Halloween. We can have some fun critters wandering around. Both kids and adults are sure to gather around these cuties:) I always make sushi for kids with leftover […]

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Thai Shrimp Tacos with Coconut-Curry Sauce and Cabbage-Scallion Slaw

Scrumptious Shrimp tacos with Thai red curry sauce, cabbage-scallion slaw and crunchy roasted peanuts/cashews. This recipe is a twist on my family favorite¬†Thai Shrimp Noodle Soup! We love this recipe so much, that it seems to appear quiet often for dinner. So, I set out to capture those flavors into a another fam favorite, Tacos! […]

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