Beetroot Dip

Beetroot dip is very very simple to make. I majorly like this because of its beautiful colour and yes it delicious as well. We know already how healthy Beetroot is, so it’s good to include it daily eating. This dip can be made in no time and you can serve with any snacks you like. This dip will certainly make your look dish stunning. So this is how we make beetroot dip: 

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Beetroot soup with mint & rosemary

I have been very fond of this beautiful superfood, Beetroot, long before i came to know about its profuse health benefits. Simply because beetroot brings back the memories when as kids my little kid brother and I so naively enjoyed eating this vegetable just to see our tongues turned red. 

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Spinach Soup with roasted tomatoes and basil

This soup is perfect to warm up your guests to a sumptous meal on a cold winter evening. It is highly nutritious and with the right amount of spices can be very soothing for the throat.In this preparation, we try to retain all the nutritional goodness and not let it go waste by throwing the vegetable stock after boiling.  Continue reading


Sautéed Mushroom Corn Peas

So, say you want something light, nutritious, colorful and easy to cook while you also want to unload your refrigerator a bit. You can use various vegetables together to make this wonderful dish. You can use this as side dish, as a rich salad, in breakfast or even include for a brunch or light dinner. Continue reading

Lakhnavi Galawat Melt in Mouth Mutton Kebab

The origins of Galawati Kebabs has an interesting historical story. Nawabs of Lucknow (or earlier known as Awadh) were infamous for their overwhelming and luxurious lifestyle. But for our advantage;  their extravagant tastes nourished many arts under their patronage. Surely, they must have had palettes of heaven since their bawarchis or rakabdars (Master cooks) created best of the culinary delights. Galawati kebab is one of the jewels of the Awadhi bawarchikhana(Kitchen). Lakhnavi Galawat melt in mouth kebabs are the best you will come across. Continue reading

Mint Dip (Pudina Chutney)

Mint or Pudina chutney is a popular dip which goes very well with Kebabs, Biryani or simple daal chawal. Quick and easy, this will be done in a jiffy. This chutney enhances the taste and completes any dish. So lets quickly get on the ingredients and make the spicy mouthwatering Mint Chutney. 
Mint (Pudina) – 1 Cup
Corriander – 1/2 Cup
Green Chillies – 4-5 (as per your taste)
Garlic – 4 to 5 cloves (As this is garlic kitchen, garlic is must but if not garlic fan, you can do without them)
Salt – To taste 
Curd – 1 tbsp


Put together all the ingredients with little water to make a fine paste. Do not add too much water. If required add water while grinding. When chutney is done add curd and grind once again so that curd gets mixed with chutney. 

Add some lemon if you like. Here you have an excellent and beautiful green dip. Refrigerate it or use it at room temperature; totally up to you. Serve with any dish you like.  





Mutton Pulao

Growing up in Lucknow, the land of kebabs and biryanis, was one delightful and tasteful experience. Here houses overflow with aroma of spices and striking flavors, grand moms and moms still treasure the secret of their recipes as ancestral wealth, kebab parathas are just another snack, ID and Bakrid is most delicious here than any place else, each street has a delicacy of its own and moreover people themselves are delicate like ‘Gaulati Kebabas’ and sweeter than ‘Sheermal’. Paradise of food lovers and Meeca of Mughlai delicacies. Ahh this got me nostalgic. The good old lucknow!! Continue reading