Growing up in an Indian-American household, shakarparas are a staple cookie for the holidays. My family makes traditional shakarparas every year, and I wanted to give my own twist on it for the fall season. I used the original recipe and adapted it for the fall season by adding pumpkin and different spices.
A Touchdown for the Tastebuds An exotic, bite-size alternative to the traditional buffalo chicken. Just like the big game, this Indian-inspired appetizer takes you on an exciting ride. First, there’s a rich sauce with smoky, spicy, and savory flavors that coat the chicken. Then, there’s a cool creamy cucumber sauce atop a lightly toasted naan flatbread!
This recipe is inspired by the vegetarian koftas (Indian meatballs) my mom used to make when I was growing up. I have tried to elevate it into meatless scotch eggs with a layer of mince soya made of split chickpeas and paneer. The rhubarb sauce adds a punch to the dish. All these indian flavors are sure to tickle your taste buds!
I wanted something different than your typical old vanilla or chocolate cake. This tahini coconut cupcake will give your mouth a totally new experience with cake! Don’t be fooled by the tropical sounding name: With it’s warm and nutty notes from the tahini, to the sweet crunch from the coconut you get all the early fall feels!
I am a huge fan of hummus, but I don’t always love making it at home, because it takes a little bit of effort to get it as smooth as restaurant quality hummus.
By swapping the chickpeas with raw zucchini, this hummus becomes so creamy, so light and refreshing, and comes together so fast, it’s my absolute favorite way to make hummus at home!