by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: capsicum

Masala Oats Manchurian

Masala Oats Manchurian

I have always wondered how to use the Masala Oats packs that have been lying with me. Archana’s Kitchen comes to rescue in such cases. I used her recipe as a base to make these.

Vegetable Stock

Vegetable Stock

I have made a variety of stocks in my kitchen over the years. Throwing the stalks of vegetables and cobs of the corn are a painful part of vegetable cleaning. They make the vegetable what it is.

Mixed Peppers Yogurt Coleslaw Sandwich

Mixed Peppers Yogurt Coleslaw Sandwich

A coleslaw is traditionally made with mayonnaise as a binding agent for your sandwich. Coleslaw reminds me of the fancy high tea events at The Meikles Hotel, Harare. The hotel was a home for a few months as I was at Harare for a project. The colonial charm, architecture, humble staff have left a memory to last a life time. What if we can swap the heavy mayonnaise for something more healthy?

H: Hara Panner Tikka

H: Hara Panner Tikka

I try to keep a box of green chutney in the fridge. Please note that the key word here is TRY. Not that it happens all the time. Sheelu from cookcookandcook makes kick ass chutney and I had a box full in the fridge thanks to her. 🙂

All my Fav pasta

All my Fav pasta

would you not love to see all your fav pasta shapes in one dish? Well there is one problem to that, some may cook faster than the other, but trust me they wont become a mush. This is strictly non Italian fare as the pasta shall not be Al dente. I made a simple creamy tomato peppers creamy sauce to g

Mango-Cucumber Salsa

Mango-Cucumber Salsa

I am a salsa fan and the pati has adapted to it too. He dips almost everything he can it in. 🙂 I woek up one morning thinking about a mango salsa and tadaaa…I made it finally.

Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch

Tilli Phalli Shimla Mirch

I saw this recipe on Food Food in a Sanjeev kapoor’s show. It is a sure shot crowd pleaser. The pati loves capsicum, peanut and sesame…and guess what this one dish has it all.

Vegetarian Baked Gramaldin

Vegetarian Baked Gramaldin

I made this wonderful dish from Nita Mehta’s Vegetarian Baked Recipes.

Individual Lasagna

Individual Lasagna

Pati and I simply adore the Big Bang Theory

Pizza Hut – Hot & Spicy Paneer Quesadillas

Pizza Hut – Hot & Spicy Paneer Quesadillas

Pizza hut has recently come up with Quesadillas on their menu. No offense but … really? Why?