Category Quick school tiffin

Breakfast in a jiffy: Sprouts and sautéed veggies with yoghurt cream and toast


Breakfast is the king of all meals and I always preach on this fact. Go ahead and have a light dinner but do yourself a favour and indulge in a hearty, wholesome breakfast. Every now and then I see myself in a debate with my friends who don’t have breakfast and I question them why. […]

Roasted carrots and bell pepper Quesadilla stuffed with cottage cheese


Lemme just get to the point here, the sound of roasted carrots and bell peppers, marinated cottage cheese and some lip smacking sauce: all stuff in a trtilla wrap to make one crunchy and healthy quesadilla makes me go weak in the knees. Yes, I found the perfect way to enjoy my vegetarian quesadilla and […]

Crunchy salad: A meal in itself


The best way to enjoy your vegetables is to make a lip smacking salad which gives you so many textures to relish. Don’t keep yourself restricted to the crunch and experiment with the various textures around. Boiled sprouts, mushrooms, peas, corn, chewy raisins, nuts, grilled cottage cheese, grilled bread, pastas, numerous cheeses… the list is […]

Its raining Coconuts: Vegetable Korma with Shredded Coconut


Continuing with the coconut frenzy, my next HOT item had to be a nice  vegetable korma… I believe it a hot favorite of vegetarians coz it gives you so many flavors in one dish. Moreover, depending on your liking you can combine various vegetables and leave out the ones that you don’t fancy. My version of the […]

Chai time snack: Pakoras / Fritters


A chilly winter day and all you want to do is sit in that cozy window seat, looking at the misty weather outside and read a book or just laze around with some AMAZING music playing. My absolute favourite  to listen to buddha bar, gotan project and other bands playing similar lounge music on such […]

Aachari Masala Bhindi: Spicy Okra


Discussing the logic and usability of the swinging doors installed in restaurants to divide the seating area and the kitchen, I was amazed to see that people always entered from their left. Whether this is a code devised to ensure one does on bump into the other or not is a mystery but it was […]

Planning a dinner party??


Throwing a dinner party is a fun task but planning for it is considered a tedious task by many. I follow a simple plan which helps me break this planning task to molecular plans and the task does not feel tedious at all… On the contrary, it a fun activity! I go step by step […]

Soul Food: Poha


Poha is a staple in most Indian cuisines and is a loved by people of all ages. Load it with the goodness of vegetables, salads, nuts, coconut and what not and you’ve got a perfect combination of a healthy and delicious meal. I used to look forward to getting poha for lunch in college and […]