Shahi Paneer

This is one of the very first recipes I learnt (rather copied) from my MIL (mom in law ūüėČ ) and I can assure you it is delicious. A lot of restaurants serve the sweeter version of Shahi Paneer which I personally don’t like much. I prefer the creamy, tangy, savory and a little spicy…

Sparkling Mason Jar

Don’t they feel like important members of the family? I have seen them around since forever – Short and tall, thin and fat, the quirky fashioned ones ¬†and the classy looking ones, the cool, the hot and what not! Mason Jars give us so much happiness from candies to savories, surprises so sweet, they have…

Dahi Bhalla

‘Dahi Bhalla’ is fried lentil balls dipped in sweet and sour yogurt. It is a delicacy often prepared during the festivals of Holi and Diwali. I don’t mind saying that I worship this dish :D. Last december when I was visiting my in-laws, my mother in law made a version of it which I had…

Paneer Tikka

All of us has that one friend who doesn’t like to experiment. He would any day prefer to have the staple dal-chawal over a mexican burrito bowl! When planning for a different cuisine on a party menu, it is very important to ensure that you have a few staples. This is one of those universally…

DIY Fairy Lights

I am totally in love with these fairy cup lights! Plain disposable paper cups have been painted with vibrant shades of acrylic colors and some glitter to add that disco effect to the regular fairy lights.¬†Such a simple yet easy way to spice up your next party. What do you say? Happy Crafting!! P.S. Do…

Finger Food – Stuffed Mushrooms !

I fancy this part of the year more because of the many celebrations we have lined up- starting from Durga Puja, Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas¬†to¬†New Year’s eve (which also happens to be my husband’s birthday). Food being the key ingredient of any celebration takes the front seat.I tasted this variation of stuffed mushrooms in a restaurant…

Color Blast with Rangoli

You can either make a flower rangoli or the tradition color rangoli. If you are not very comfortable with making one yourself, use of stencils can make it really simple. You can also make your own stencils. Step 1: Finalise a design you want to make. You can get multiple references online or you can…

DIY This Diwali

Few easy DIY ways to lighten your home this Diwali: Pep up the Diyas – We all love diyas and the positive aura it brings with the shining flame. Give the regular looking Diya a bit of a swirl with minimal effort. (Learn how) 2. Up-cycle those old CDs – You can make tea light…

Easy Last Minute Decor – Floating Candles

For the ones who haven’t got a chance yet to do much about the decoration, floating candles is one of the easiest yet beautiful way of decor. You can keep it at an entrance or as a center piece on your table. There are multiple ways you can put it together. Step 1: Pick up…

Up-cycle those old CDs – Go Green Diwali!

¬†You can make tea light¬†(buy tea lights) stands from those old CDs that you maybe storing for decades. Step 1: Get some crystals, sequins and embellishments that you will need to decorate the CD. You can either use the plain ones and use some craft glue to paste it or use the sticker ones (easier…

Pep that Diya – Diwali Decor

We all love diyas and the positive aura it brings with the shining flame. Give the regular looking Diya a bit of a swirl with minimal effort. Step 1: Soak the diyas in water for couple of hours and then let them dry. Soaking of diyas limits its capacity to soak oil and also removes…