Author Archives: Loknath

What makes paneer or cottage cheese a powerhouse of nutrients

1. The magical paneer! Are you a vegetarian, who craves for something good like paneer or cottage cheese? Then stop for a while, because after reading this piece of information you will start loving it even more. The ever-so-versatile paneer is not just a powerhouse of protein, but also an effective means of losing weight. Don’t you believe? Scroll through ... Read More »

10 weird ice-cream flavours you must try this summer!

1. Variety is the spice of life! Digging into a large tub of ice cream while reading our favourite book or watching our favourite show is what remains among the most cherished memories of summer for most of us. While we all have our favourites when it comes to ice creams ranging from vanilla and strawberry to chocolate, black currant, ... Read More »

Paneer Jalebi: The Denser Cousin of Jalebi Is Nothing Like Anything You Have Had Before

If there is anything that can compete with the phenomenon of samosa in this country, it has to be the crisp and sweet jalebi. It was somewhere in the 13th century that the west Asian import made inroads into the culinary map of India, as Zolabiya, and here we are eight centuries later, absolutely hooked to our dearjalebi. Crispy, coiled and ever-so delightful jalebi, is staple across all halwais and ... Read More »

A multi-layered love affair with sandwiches

Thursday was grilled cheese sandwich day. A good excuse to dive into India’s most iconic versions, from spicy fry-ups to Bombay toast The Indian take on sandwiches defies definition. At times, it is a filling and greasy fry-up. At others, it’s a reinterpretation of a native recipe in a handy bite-sized package. Although bread and buns were introduced to India ... Read More »

Food for comfort: Permutations and combinations

Fish and chips, roast and potatoes, eggs and toast, paratha and pickle…. the list is deliciously long Some menu combinations get hardwired into our memories and preferences. Or sometimes into permanent dislikes. But even if disliked, they are redolent of childhood and one’s parents’ home. One of my pet dislikes is keema matar — minced mutton cooked with green peas. ... Read More »

Cheese Balls Recipe

TOTAL TIME 25m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 241 If you want to win over your kids and make them your fan, then Cheese Balls recipe is a must try for you! Made using paneer, mozzarella cheese, potato, green chillies, coriander leaves, corn flour, red chilli powder, cumin powder and chaat masala, this appetizer recipe has the ability to become ... Read More »

Paneer Ananas Tikka Recipe

TOTAL TIME 30m PREP TIME 10 m CALORIES 255 Are you are a fan of spicy dishes? If yes, then you will definitely love this tikka recipe! This Paneer Ananas Tikka will surely satiate your craving of spicy food and will become one of your favorites! This is an easy-to-make appetizer recipe and is prepared using pineapple, paneer, yoghurt, fresh ... Read More »

Kuttu Paneer Kofta Recipe

TOTAL TIME 30m PREP TIME 15 m CALORIES 414 Kuttu Paneer Kofta is a delicious treat for all those looking for tasty food during the Navratri season. Made using buckwheat flour or kuttu ka atta, paneer, potatoes, coriander leaves, red chilli powder and sendha namak, this appetizer recipe will surely satiate your cravings! Though, it is a snack that you ... Read More »

Punjabi Kadhi Pakodi Recipe

TOTAL TIME  40m PREP TIME  10 m CALORIES  448 Chef’s special Punjabi Kadhi Pakori is an exquisite take on the old school ‘Kadhi’. As a main dish recipe which is enjoyed in various parts of North India, this dish makes special occasions even more enjoyable. With the festival of Baisakhi just round the corner, we bring to you an exclusive ... Read More »

Aloo Wadiyan Recipe

TOTAL TIME 1h PREP TIME 20 m CALORIES 321 Here’s a recipe for Aloo Wadiyan, a lip-smacking Baisakhi-special preparation that is made with a combination of potatoes, urad dal wadi and a melange of spices. Prepared with the best quality of ingredients, this main dish recipe is straight from the state of Punjab and is all prepped up to ravish ... Read More »