Moong Dal Pakodas (lentil fritters) is a traditional dish that I have been enjoying since my childhood on Makar Sakranti, the kite festival. Savor it with freshly made chili-garlic and cilantro-mint chutney! It’s crisped to perfection and a festive, texture-filled way to beat the winter weather!
Badam Ka Halwa made with almonds is a delicacy rooted in Indian tradition. Try this quick and easy microwave recipe which takes less than half the time, but is equally toothsome and delightful. Make it on special occasions like Diwali and savor the unparalleled richness of this dessert!
Vegetable Badam Tehri (Biryani), a scrumptious, aromatic and lavish dish from the era of royal Indian kings.It is a perfect medley of delectable flavors and appetite inducing aromas with a variety of soft-sweet vegetables, long grain rice, authentic strong spices and rich paste of almond. Make it on a special occasion and serve it piping hot to experience the genuine old-time regal touch of meals!
This iconic Rajasthani dish, Dal Baati features charcoal grilled baati, triple lentil dal and churma. Serve it with some smoked green chilies, aloo bharta, chutney and kuchumber salad for a wholesome and healthy version of an Indian classic!
Creamy coconut milk ladoos with a silky center rolled in toasted coconut and made two ways! The rose-coconut ladoo is made with rose syrup and has the most aromatic, heavenly presence. The saffron-coconut ladoo boasts a vibrant hue of yellow and mellow flavors. Perfect for festivals or just to sweeten your palette these little beauties take just about 15 minutes! These ladoos can be made in two different ways – 1) traditional recipe or 2) quick 15 minutes truffle style recipe.
This classic Indian dish, which is a staple all over India, consists of a Khaja (layered pastry) and Sabudana Kheer (tapioca pudding) with fresh fruit! The layered pastry is coated in a luscious sugar syrup and ghee (clarified butter). The tapioca pudding is a creamy, silky, milk-based dessert that is lightly flavored with saffron, cardamom, and freshly sliced fruits!! It’s air fried too! Steps for Khaja:
Traditional Indian gujiya, but with a festive twist. The flaky pastry is stuffed with a savory peas and coconut filling and delicately seasoned with chili and cumin. The mellowed sweetness of the coconuts works wonderfully with the hearty tones of the peas and creates this heavenly texture and taste. I’m also trying to stay healthy this Holi, so all of these are air fried!