Building a vegetable garden – A step-by-step approach

Building a vegetable garden – A step-by-step approach

In the spring of 2020, we built a vegetable garden in our backyard. I created this post with step-by-step instructions in the hopes that it helps you think through the process of creating your own kitchen garden. Please let me know in the comments if 

Narali bhat recipe | Sweet coconut rice

Narali bhat recipe | Sweet coconut rice

The great thing about narali bhat is that you can have it as breakfast or as your main course and even as dessert. Naral means coconut and bhat is rice so the literal translation of narali bhat is coconut rice. We have adapted our recipe 

How to make patolya and ukadiche Modak recipe| Rice dumplings with sweet coconut filling

How to make patolya and ukadiche Modak recipe| Rice dumplings with sweet coconut filling

Ukadiche modak recipe is often made for Ganesh Chaturthi as prasad for Ganpati bappa. These are similar to dumplings in appearance but made with a gluten-free rice flour covering instead of all-purpose flour. The filling is made with coconut and jaggery. The dumplings are steamed 

How to make the softest rasmalai | Easy rasmalai recipe

How to make the softest rasmalai | Easy rasmalai recipe

Watch this video on YouTube Soft milk balls soaked in thick chilled milk and garnished with saffron and nuts

Eggless Pineapple upside down cake recipe

Eggless Pineapple upside down cake recipe

Pineapple upside down cake is my favorite cake to bake. I made it this year for my daughter’s birthday. She was so excited to bake and wanted to help me with it. The great thing about this cake is that is looks perfectly decorated and 

How to make tandoori chicken without an oven or tandoor

How to make tandoori chicken without an oven or tandoor

Tandoori chicken is a very easy recipe, and very healthy too. Traditionally, this recipe is made in a clay oven, also known as tandoor. In cities, people use an oven. Our recipe doesn’t require an oven or tandoor. It can be made on a stove-top 

How to make Palak Paneer | Easy paneer recipe with spinach

How to make Palak Paneer | Easy paneer recipe with spinach

Palak paneer is a very easy recipe made with spinach and Indian cottage cheese. It has a mild flavor and is very kid friendly. So easy to make that you can make it in 15 to 20 minutes. You should be able to find all 

How to make Shahi Paneer | Mild Indian cottage cheese curry recipe

How to make Shahi Paneer | Mild Indian cottage cheese curry recipe

Shahi paneer is an Indian recipe made with paneer or Indian cottage cheese. The gravy is creamy and delicious. We used cashew nuts to thicken it but you can also use blanched almonds. Adding heavy whipping cream is entirely optional but it definitely adds to 

5-minute no-cook digestive and immunity boosting sol kadhi recipe

5-minute no-cook digestive and immunity boosting sol kadhi recipe

Sol kadhi can be consumed with rice as any other curry or just by itself as a cool refreshing summer drink. Kokum or mangosteen is a tropical summer fruit that is dried and consumed year round. It has a beautiful tangy flavor. The juice from 

How to make Goan/Konkani-style pan-fried pomfret | easy shallow-fried fish recipe

How to make Goan/Konkani-style pan-fried pomfret | easy shallow-fried fish recipe

This fried fish recipe can be had as main course or split as an appetizer. Very easy to make, it is a perfect recipe for a relaxed evening. You can pair it with a glass of Prosecco. This Goan/Konkani recipe uses only 5 ingredients –