We love everything green in our house. So if I make anything with spinach, chances are - it’s going to be a hit. This recipe has very humble beginnings but it definitely isn’t lacking in flavour. Packed with nutrition, it’s high in protein, iron, zinc, and magnesium. Let’s get started already!

Spinach and Lentil Rice with Yougurt


1/2 cup Rice
1/4 cup Split & skinned yellow lentils
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 1/2 cup Water
1 bunch Spinach
1/4 cup Water
1 Onion
1 cup Tomato puree
2 cloves Garlic
1 inch Ginger
1 green Chilli (optional)
1/4 cup chopped fresh Coriander
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
2 tsp…

My journey with food has been extensive, and it’s far from over. Today, I’ve attempted to capture the essence of it, through one lens (maybe a very important one); knives.

As a passionate cook, who spends more time in the kitchen than anywhere else, I have been obsessed with finding the perfect knife. I have spent countless hours and resources trying to buy the right one. To say that I have gone through quite a few, would be putting it mildly.

My journey with all things food began at home. I grew up in a typical Indian family, one that…

Growing up, this was one of my favourite desserts! And I can confidently say that it is still in my top ten. I have fond memories of my aunt whipping up (yes I did) this yummy dessert for special occasions. It’s something I would always look forward to; one of those desserts that is so so good — you just don’t want it to end. Needless to say, there was always a fight for seconds.

It’s quick to do, rather cheap, and with a little bit of prep for your presentation, perfect for company too! Chill a few cocktail glasses…

These pancakes are a great protein packed snack, and along with the chutney, they make the perfect two-some.

Lentil Pancakes with Tomato & Peanut Chutney

As a child, I remember my mother would have these ready for me to eat when I returned from school. They bring back a warm fuzzy feeling. It's a healthy snack that scores very high points on the delicious meter too!

Savoury French Toast

Something that I have always wondered about, why do we only see people making sweet French toast? If you’re anything like me, sometimes you just don’t want a sweet breakfast! This particular recipe is easy, yummy and will not take more than 12 minutes (from your fridge to your plate). AND — it’s super customisable! You can add whatever flavours you want.

The first time I ate this was after a night of partying and heavy drinking, you know the kind I am talking about. I woke up and dragged myself to the kitchen, got my cup of coffee and…

I call this dip The Green Goddess. Of course every indian mother has her own recipe for this luscious green chutney. It is the perfect accompaniment for anything fried but do not get dissuaded if you are trying to eat healthy. This beauty makes for a delicious marinade for poultry, meat and fish. There are so many ways to use this chutney — but more on that later!

Coriander is rich in antioxidants vitamin A, vitamin C and quercetin. Ginger and garlic have anti inflammatory properties. Cumin and asafoetida are natural digestifs, and raw mango is rich in vitamin A…

Who doesn’t love a good chip-n-dip combo? It’s the perfect combination of umsciousness and crunch. To start off, let’s look to some of the most humble ingredients, that can deliver bold flavours, whilst packing a punch.

Tomato Salsa

I have been making this salsa for years and it has always been a hit with my family and friends. Try it out once, and I promise this will become your party-staple! I’ve even gone to the lengths of planning entire meals around this.

Tomato Salsa and Nachos


500 gms Tomatoes
3 cloves Garlic
1 small Onion
2 green Chillies
1/2 cup Coriander with stalks
1tsp Tabasco…

Punita Gupta

An amateur chef interested in everything food. Here i will be sharing recipes that I have tried and perfected, facts about food and crazy wonderings.

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