Diwali 2012

Diwali and New Year have come and gone, we had wonderful family gatherings, lots of food and my little neices were dressed as the beautiful Indian […]

One Day To Diwali 2012

Countdown to Diwali 2012, ONE DAY to go, although I had delays in my preparation schedule, I am happy to report that all preparations are on […]

Two Days To Diwali 2012

  Countdown to Diwali 2012, TWO DAYS to go, and the burfee (milk like fudge) gulab jamboo (Indian version of doughnut) and chana magaj (a sort […]

Three Days To Diwali 2012

This was supposed to have been posted on Friday, but as somehow Friday got away from me, I did not get to publish this post, and […]

Four Days To Diwali 2012

Countdown to Diwali 2012, FOUR DAYS to go, and yesterday started off with all of the best intentions in my mind-ingredients ready! I had planned to […]

Countdown To Diwali 2012

Countdown to Diwali 2012, it is that time of the year again, Hindu homes are buzzing in preparation for Diwali which is just FIVE days away. […]

Khati Meeti Aloo Chana

All over India, visitors and locals are greeted by the numerous street vendors selling the most delectable savoury snacks, sweets and the best chai. Whether you […]

Bran & Flax Seed Meal Muffins

After much thought and a dozen cancelled “Draft Posts” of this recipe, I have decided to post my recipe for “Bran & Flax-seed Meal Muffins”.  My […]

Kachoomer/Shredded Salad

My sons refer to this as an “Indian Salad” and they firmly believe that it cannot and should not be eaten with anything  other than a […]


Today (16 October 2012) sees Hindus all over the world, commencing the celebration of Navratri/Naurtha. The festival of Navratri or Naurtha (which literally means 9 nights) […]

Mattar Paneer

Yipee for me, I have actually managed to prepare a post for “Meatless Monday”. A few weeks I did a post on the Indian fried bread […]
Split Mung Beans

Split Mung Beans

Green mung beans, like the rest of its extended family of lentils and beans are filled with fibre and nutrition. The high fibre content of mung […]