Rice Kheer (Rice Pudding)

Rice Kheer or Pudding is cooked in some variation in every culture! In India, I grew up eating different kinds of Kheer such as Semolina Kheer, Vermicelli Kheer, Makhana Kheer, Carrot Kheer and Lauki Kheer. The main ingredient in Kheer is whole milk, choice of vegetable or grain and sugar. Rice Kheer is the most […]


Meva Burfi (Burfi with Mixed Nuts)

Most of us do not eat as many nuts as we are supposed to, specially children. Meva Burfi is a delicious and healthy way to get your daily dose of this nutrition packed food. I stumbled upon this recipe when I wanted to make Almond Burfi and realized that I did not have enough almonds. […]


Curried Baked Butternut Squash

Growing up in India, I had not seen a Butternut Squash until I came to America. I grew up eating many other squashes specially pumpkin which my mom prepared in several ways. I fell in love with the texture and smooth taste of Butternut Squash and I try to cook it in as many ways […]


How to Make Ghee

Ghee or Clarified butter has been a staple of Indian cooking and diet. You can saute, pan fry and deep fry with Ghee which has a higher smoking point than most vegetable oils; or simply add a dollop to your Daal just before serving. Ghee is made by cooking butter and separating milk solids and […]


Quick Salmon/Tuna Kababs

I always have a can of salmon or tuna in my pantry to put together a quick and easy and delicious snack.¬†With 20-30 grams of protein per can, these Kababs make a highly nutritious meal as well. The curry powder in Salmon Kababs gives it a nice kick, eliminating extra calories from mayonnaise or other […]