Dal Makhani – Lentils in Cream Sauce

Dal Makhani a Popular Lentil recipes from North India Punjabi cuisine made with Whole Black Lentils Or Urad dal and Kidney Beans or Rajma.

  • Soak – 1 cup  Urad dal, 1/2 Cup Red Kidney Beans – 3 -4 cups water – Overnight – Pressure Cook / or Instant Pot – 20 mnts – till soft and done
  • Saute – Heat -2 tbstp Ghee / Butter – 1 chopped Onion – 1 tsp Ginger – Garlic paste – Add – 1 tsp Chilli – Pinch Turmeric – Pinch Garam Masala – Salt to taste – Low flame – Add 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • Mix – Cooked lentils with Sauce – Bring to Boil – Add – Half Cup Cream – Simmer on low flame – 5 mnts.
  • Garnish – Coriander Leaves. Serve – With Rice or Naan

Packed with the goodness of whole lentils and Spices, this Creamy Dal is super easy to make, flavorful Protein-rich, loved by all.


Air Fried Asian Chicken Wings

Air Fryer Asian Chicken Wings in a delicious homemade Asian sauce with toasted sesame seeds for More Flavour.  A Delicious recipe Via –  In Dianes Kitchen.

  1.  Over medium heat combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, ginger and onions. Bring to a boil and boil for one minute.
  2. Cook chicken wings in air fryer at 400 degrees for 25 minutes.
  3. Remove Wings from air fryer and place  in a large pan.
  4. Pour the sauce on top of the wings  Mix till well coated.
  5. Place  wings back in air fryer and cook at 400 degrees for 5 minutes.
  6. Serve Garnished with sesame seeds

via Air Fryer Asian Chicken Wings — In Dianes Kitchen




fish Pickle Indian Recipe

Wash – Clean – Cube – Fish  – Tuna 250 g.

Marinate – 1 tsp Pepper  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – 1 tsp Salt – 15 mnts – Deep Fry – in Oil   – in Batches – Drain

Crush – 2 inch Pch Ginger – 8 -10 cloves Garlic   – 3 Dates – 1 tsp. Salt

Saute – 1/2 Cup Hot Oil – 1/2 tsp. Mustard – 1/2 tsp – Fenugreek Seeds – Crushed items  – Handful Curry Leaves – Low Flame – 2 mnts – turn off stove.

Add – Hot Oil – 2 tbsp. Paprika  or Kashmir chilli Powder – Mix well – 2 tbsp. Apple Cider Viniger – 4 tbsp water – Bring to Boil – Add fried fish – Boil – 3 -4 mnts  – Done

Cool and Serve with Rice or Chapati.

Store in air tight Jar in the refrigerator for upto 2 weeks.

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to Taste.   Oven Fry Fish till dry if less oil preferred. Use fish boneless fish of choice.

Indian Recipe for Tasty fish Pickle – Kerala seafood delicacy to be enjoyed with Rice or Chapati.



Bliss Balls – Home Food Blog


Blend until Smooth – Dates – Dried Apricots – Pecan Nuts – Shredded Coconut – Cacao Powder – Juice and Zest  Orange  – Coconut Oil – Cinnamon – Hemp Seeds

Roll into balls.

Roll balls in the extra shredded coconut.

YUM!!!   🙂

These Bliss Balls are super quick and easy to make! Pop them into lunch boxes for a moreish healthy pick me up snack.

For detailed recipe follow link below.

via Bliss Balls — Home Foods Blog


Homemade Crescent Bread Rolls


Mix – 1kg  Flour – 600ml lukewarm water – 100ml oil –  50g Fresh Yeast –  1tsp salt, 1-2 tbsp.  Sugar

Knead  – Sticky Dough – Rest +/- 2 hrs – Till Doubled

Divide – Oil Worktop – Gently Roll  – 16 Triangles  – Roll to Form Cresent – Rest 15 mnts – Egg wash

Bake – Preheat 185 deg C – Bake 35-40  mints till golden.

Enjoy with favorite filling.  A delicious recipe shared by my beautiful friend Gina.

Recipe for Soft homemade crescent rolls! Made with just a few simple ingredients. Eat them with a meal or as a delicious appetizer. 








Meat Balls in Flavourd Cabbage Sauce

Meat Balls in Flavourd Cabbage Sauce

Slice  – 1 Onion – Half Head of Cabbage (or 4 cups)

Meat Balls –  1/2 kg.  Ground Meat  – Salt -Pepper to taste -1 Egg –  Mix – Form Balls – Desired Size

Saute – Onions – 2 mnts –  Add Cabbage – Stir  Fry – till Soft – 2 tsp. Sweet Chilli Powder – Mix – 1 cup Tomato Puree – Salt – Bring to Boil

Cook –  Meat Ball to above – Continut to Cook  – 10-15 mnts

Garnish – Handful Frozen  or Fresh Green Peas – Boil 3 mnts.

Flavour – Handful Dill leaves – Stir in Boiling Sauce – Done

Serve with Rice or Bread.   Delicious Yummy Cabbage Meatballs.

Note :  Use Ground meat of choice.  Use Herbs of Choice. Use Spicy Chilli if preferred. If using Prepare Ground Meat  Make ball directly without Egg.

Cabbage and Meat Balls Flavoured with Dill and Garnished with Green Peas.   Delicious Quick and Easy Recipe with Ground Meat.

Pudina Paneer – Homemade Minty Cottage Cheese

Home made cottage Cheese Pudina Paneer Recipe

Pudina Paneer  –  Minty Cottage Cheese

Heat – 1 Ltr. Fresh Full Milk – Bring to Boil –  1/4 Cup Lemon Juice  – 1/4 cup Yogurt – turn off Stove – rest 10 mnts  – to curdle – Cheese and Whey.

Strain –  In Colander – Thin Cloth – Pour Curdled Milk – Strain –  Gather  cheesecloth gently squeeze – remove excess Whey

Set –– Tie Cheese Cloth to form tight package – Put it on a Plate – Place a cutting Board or another plate on the Package to press down –  1 Hour –  Open Package   – Slice in 1 inch cubes – Paneer Cubes ready- Refrigerate 1 Hour.

Flavour – 1 tbsp. Mint powder – 1 tbsp. Lemon Juice – 1 tsp Salt  -1/2 chopped tomato – 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder -1/2 tsp. Pepper powder – 1 tsp. garlic Paste – 1 tbsp. Oil.

Microwave – In a Bowl  – Mix Flavour  – Microwave for 2 mnts — Add  Paneer cubes to hot Flavour  – Microwave – 2-3 mnts. – Done

Serve – Garnish with Corriander leaves   as Starters

A Delicious and Easy Recipe for Homemade cottage cheese in Minty Sauce.   Pudina Paneer Recipe.


Rainbow Salad – Colorful Summer Salad

Rainbow Salad Recipe

An Easy and Delicious Salad to Beat the Summer Heat.

Slice  – 1 Orange – 1 Tomato – 1 small Mozzarella cheese  – 1 slice Lemon

Marinate – 1 Sliced Onion – 1 tbsp. lemon juice – Pinch of Salt

Chop – Peel – Destone – Chop  – Avocado in Pcs

Garnish –  Handful Blueberry and Parsley

Serve – Arrange  Chopped Fruits and Vegetables on plate  – Garnish with Blue berry and Parsley – Sprinkle Pepper and Salt to taste.

Delicious Summer Rainbow Salad  Ready to be Served.

Recipe for Delicious Summer Rainbow Salad


Sweet Summer Surprise – Vegan Fruity Treat

Avacado Mango Vegan Dessert Sugar Free

A Delicious and Healthy Dessert recipe shared by Svetlana 

Peal – Chop  – 4 large Avocados – 1 Mango + 1 Mango

Blend – Chopped  Avocados – 1 chopped Mango – Juice of 6-8 Lemon – Stevia  to Taste. – Avocado Mango Mousse

Serve – Spread Avocado Mango Mousse  in a Dish – Top with Chopped Mango

Garnish –  With Cacao Nibs.

Quick Easy Delicious Yummy Dessert Ready to Enjoy!!

Note – If thicker mousse preffered add a couple of spoons of coconut oil and leave in the fridge for a couple of hours. Use sugar instead of Stevia

This recipe was submitted by my dear friend Svetlana.  She is truly passionate about physical and psychological health. Having had a lot of cases of diabetics in her family back in Russia she is striving to control now her own family’s sugar intake and maintain a healthy diet.  For more information please check  the below link.


Fruity Vegan Dessert Recipe with Mango and Avacado garnished with Cacao Nibs. Easy Delicious Summer Fruit Dessert.



Tomato Chutney Topped Boiled Eggs

Boiled Eggs tomato Chutney Gojju Chapati

Boil – Boil – Peel – 6 Eggs –  Cut in two.

Chop – 3 Big Onions   Handful Curry Leaves –  Garlic  4-5 cloves.

Spice – 1 tsp. Chilli Powder –  1 tsp. Corriender Powder – 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder

Saute  – Heat Oil -1 tsp. mustard seeds –  Add Chopped items – 1-2 tsp. Salt  – Saute –  1-2 mnts.

Fry –  Add Spice Mix to Saute  -Stir  well  – 6-8  Medium Size Tomatoes Chopped – 5-6 mnts –  Medium Flame – till tomatao melts in Gravy

Topping – Top With Boiled Eggs

Serve with Chapati or Naan or Rice.  Delicious Tomato Gojju Ready.     

Note : Use herb of Choice.  Adjust Salt and Spice to Taste. 

When we were living in Mathikere Bangalore, most evenings Anto and me,   ended up at Latha and Ramesh’s Place.   

Such beautiful memories of Indian Summer evenings. Me and Latha chatting inside the house, Shruthi was so samll then, a little princess dancing around.    Anto and Ramesh  as usual outside discussing various plans and Projects and ideas.

Ramesh would come in suddenly and say – ” Lathama can you quickly make some Chappatis and Tomato Gojju with Eggs” 

Both Latha and Ramesh never allowed us to leave before sharing dinner with them.  Siddhu, this was before you were born  and Karthik,  you were then part of Princess Shruti’s dreams yet to come true.

Thank you Ramesh and Latha for welcoming us everytime we visit  India and the gifts and the parties you have organised with all our friends group.

Latha we make  Tomato Gojju atleast once  a week.    It is the most loved dish in our house.  We eat it with Breakfast Lunch and Dinner!!  

We Cherish your Friendship that has grown stronger despite, Time and Distance.

Tangy Tomato Gojju or Tomato Chutney Quick Delicious and Easy Recipe with Boiled Eggs