Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera is a a quick pasta dish with a tonne of vegetables.

Italian Pasta Primavera Recipe | Classic Vegetarian Pasta with Fresh Veggies | Foodomania

This pasta dish has a very interesting sauce-base. The sauce (if one might call it that) is made up of the reduction of the sauteed veggies.

Pasta Primavera is just that. Saute some veggies, flavor with pasta seasoning, add some flour and water to make a sauce-like consistency and add cooked pasta! As healthy as a weeknight meal can get.    (more…)

Pudina Pulao

Mint leaves add a wonderful fragrance to this Pudina pulao.

Pudina Pulao Recipe | Indian Mint Pilaf | One Pot Rice Dishes | Foodomania

All you need is half an hour and some handful of ingredients to make this flavorful one pot meal.

Mint and a few whole spices lend a delicious flavor to the rice. You don’t need to serve this with any side dish as this pudina pulao is full of flavors. But a bowl of cold plain yogurt always works!    (more…)

Whole-wheat Masala Buns (Khara Bun)

Indian Bakery style Whole-wheat Masala Buns or Khara Buns

Whole-wheat Masala Buns Recipe | How to make Indian Bakery style Khara Buns at home | Foodomania by Kavitha Ramaswamy

While the nuttier whole-wheat flavor is an acquired taste, it certainly goes well in breads, buns and anything savory.  These are just savory buns flavored with mint leaves and onions with a wheat-flour base. Using buttermilk and adequate good quality yeast ensure you get the fluffy bread texture we all love.

These buns are very popular in India (especially south Indian bakeries) – and for good reason too. They taste amazing as is, with a cup of chai or even as bases to your burger experiments.    (more…)

Turtle Chocolate Cupcakes

Turtle Chocolate Cupcakes are perfect little treats for kids and adults alike.

Turtle Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe | How to make eggless Turtle Chocolate Cupcakes from scratch with step by step recipe | Foodomania.com

If you spent as much time visually devouring desserts on the internet as I do, you’re bound to come across recipes that draw your interests every now and then.

Turtle Chocolate Layer Cake was one such recipe. A moist chocolate cake sandwiched with caramel and topped of with pecans? Sounded fascinating. But I wasn’t ready to bake an elaborate layer cake. So I ended up making what most deconstructed cakes result into – cupcakes. These Turtle Chocolate Cupcakes are simple to put together and look damn elegant!   (more…)