Category: Vegetarian Starters

Soya Galouti Kebabs

I am a soya hater. Yes I am. In my house only my husband likes it so Kabhi Kabhi I make soya mutter or something for him. Recently my friend Rinky shared a video from Bharat’s kitchen and kept raving about these kebabs. I thought let me make it for my husband, something different from …

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Ragda Pattice

This Ragda Pattice recipe is my mom’s and trust me it’s amazing. The ragda is prepared in a very different way than any recipe I have seen online. And her tikkis too are just a family favourite. RAGDA Ingredients1.5 cups dried white peas/vatana Pinch of soda bicarb 2 big onions  2 big tomatoes 1″ ginger …

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Masala Pav

When we became friends over 5 years ago, am talking about my group Vellas, we used to have a lot of potlucks. My friend Apeksha had got masala pav and one bite I was in love. Now I am not a pav bhaji lover not are my kids but the occasional plate is good enough …

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Wine & Cheese Straws

Cakes are all that I seem to bake now a days. And since I started baking, my craving for sweets has completely reduced. Not that I hog on them but just the smell of vanilla and chocolate kind of makes me stay away from eating the desserts I bake. At a recent Baker’s meet, we …

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Cheese Corn Poppers

U see a post, u like it, u save the recipe. But for some reason never make it. I wonder why it took me nearly a year and a half to make it. Am so glad I did finally try the recipe. These potato corn poppers have the perfect little piece of mozzarella cheese hidden …

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Stuffed Mushrooms

Have u seen those cartoons that have these hearts popping out of their eyes when they see or hear something they love. Well I get like that when someone says mushrooms 😍😍, esp stuffed mushrooms. I have been making these stuffed mushrooms for years and just realised for some reason have never featured them on the …

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Mushroom Stacks

There used to be a time when I absolutely hated mushrooms. Like abhorred them. I used to work in Pune that time and there used to be a restaurant called Zamus which was famous for their crispy fried mushrooms with garlic sauce. My friends ate there all the time and I was left looking at …

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Cucumber boats – The Far Away Sails

Presenting THE FAR AWAY SAILS Cucumber boats stuffed with hung yoghurt, corn and spinach, spices like Zaatar, Chilli flakes with aromatics of dried rose petals and pistachios. Every bite u take, the aroma of the rose petals is such a wonderful effect. My son loved them. Perfect for the summer heat. Ingredients 1 box Brittania …

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Cheesy Rice poppers

In my excitement during M’s party, I cooked too much rice. I mean 4-5 times the quantity. Happens sometimes when the mind plays tricks  The bottom half had gotten lumpy and was trying to figure out what to do. Researched some recipes from Indian to Italian and finally got an idea Made a cheesy white …

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Aloo Pohe Vade

VADE VADE VADE CUTLESS CUTLESS CUTLESS If u have travelled by train (which we did a lot of) you know what those words mean and how your heart starts thumping waiting for the first sight of the oily delicious deep fried balls of joy. I lived in Goa for a bit and travelled back to …

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