The Best Pizza Dough Recipe in a Bread Machine

The Best Pizza Dough Recipe in a Bread Machine

Fresh great tasting pizza starts with the freshest dough with the fresh ingredients. Read along to learn the best pizza dough recipe in a bread machine. Ever since I bought my Zojirushi bread machine, I have been making all kinds of breads and doughs in…

Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai Recipe

I had just got engaged to my now-husband. On top of the world and completely in love! I wanted to make fiancé’s birthday very special and full of surprises. Excitedly, I asked him what his favorite dessert was. He said rasmalai. I decided to surprise…

Machine Bread Recipe

Machine Bread Recipe

How many times have you thought of baking your own bread? Every time I would pick up a loaf of bread at the grocery store, the list of ingredients used to make me cringe. So many chemicals to impart color and flavor! Read along for…

Shankarpali

Shankarpali

Shankarpali is a traditional Diwali recipe in Maharashtra and Goa. Also known as shakkar para, these crisp diamond-shaped cookies are a favorite among kids. I can’t think of a word other than the Marathi word “Khuskhushit” to aptly describe these. These are a paramount part…

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji

Pav bhaji is a popular street food in Mumbai. Almost every corner restaurant serves this dish. Is was originally prepared as a quick and easy meal for mill workers in Mumbai. It is very easy to prepare and has a variety of different vegetables. These…

Whole Red Chili Pepper Pickle

Whole Red Chili Pepper Pickle

This whole red chili pepper pickle is a great accompaniment to parathas, rotis, and dal rice. The pickle preserves well unrefrigerated for over a year if made the right way. I store all my pickles in a cool dark cabinet. The key to making any…

Lemon Pickle

Lemon Pickle

Lemon pickle is a very simple pickle yet it adds an instant zing to any meal. Pair it with parathas, rotis, dal rice or curd rice, and instantly even a boring meal suddenly becomes very interesting. The key to making any pickle and preserving it…

Mango Sheera

Mango Sheera

I love the summer. It brings with it beautiful flowers, warmer weather, less rain and mangoes. Lots and lots of mangoes. Mango in any recipe is like summer in a bowl. Add some mango to your regular sheera or sooji ka halwa and it becomes…

Watermelon cake

Watermelon cake

This watermelon cake is absolutely divine. Watermelon is one of my favorites. This eggless, flourless, sugarless, semolina based cake is very unique in that it uses jaggery instead of sugar. Most international markets sell jaggery powder. Nuts are optional but do add a nice bite…

Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand

Summer is the season of mango and everything mango. I make mango shrikhand very often in summers. Yogurt is a coolant and in combination with mango, it makes summers very welcome. Shrikhand is a traditional Indian dessert made with hung yogurt. Homemade yogurt is hung…