Brinjals or eggplant or aubergine also known as baingan in Hindi, badne kai in Kannada, vankaya in Telugu , begun in Bengali, vangi in Marathi and vangan in Sindhi is common vegetable available throughout the year. Brinjals come in all shapes and sizes and are available in green and purple, but which ever variety you use these amazing delicious brinjals can be cooked in a variety of ways and brinjals absorb flavours and spices into is flesh making it delicious and mouthwatering.

Kurma or korma is a delicious rich creamy gravy usually made of coconut, curd, nut paste, spices and curd or milk or cream along with vegetables or meat. Almost all kurma curries pair well with a roti, appam or any variety rice like pulaos and biryanis or ghee rice.

Ending a year with a bang and welcoming the next year with your family and friends is on most peoples list. Many of us like to have a house party where we end up inviting most of our family and friends over. Getting your menu in place if your hosting a party is really important and a little bit of planning can go a long way. Most guests and kids fill up on starters and appetizer and do not even look at the main course.

Come monsoons and winters, we like our meals at home to be served piping hot and made with ingredients that are available during that season. One such dish, are Cutlet or tikkis as we call them. Piping hot straight from the kadai into your plate. 

That smile it brings to each of ours faces, those flavour packed soft, crumbly cupcake with a fluffy frosting over it. Cupcakes are loved by both the young and the old. Not just for dessert but even as a great evening snack.

Puddings are the ultimate desserts and you can have them cold or warm. When we think of traditional puddings we think of warm baked bread puddings, or rice puddings. Here we have a put up a collection of various innovative desserts which you can make for your next celebrations or dinner parties.

Cucumber, is one of those vegetables which is used in almost every household. It is from Bitter Gourd family and is mainly used to make salads. While you can just slice the cucumbers and it on their own or you can make different kinds of salads by pairing it with different vegetables and adding your choice of dressing into it to make it more delicious and flavoursome.

Winters are just around the corner or we can say it already started in some of the states of India. Chilled weather, cozy bed covers and delicious hot and piping food is all we need during this time to enjoy a perfect Winter night. Well, there are many famous Indian dishes such as Bhajiyas, Shorba, Chaats which can satisfy our taste buds, but nothing can beat a meal of Momo, Soup and Noodle, especially for a person who loves Asian food.

Pulav, which is also called as Pilaf or Pulao, is a delicious Indian dish that is made in every state with different flavours and style of cooking. It is a rice dish that is made with the combination of rice, vegetables and different spices. You can also make a Non Veg Pulav by adding Chicken, Prawns, Mutton, Fish etc. These are also a great weeknight dinner, as they are easy to make and gets ready in no time. It is a common preparation in all the Indian households and is loved by the kids too.

A simple vegetarian stew is a vegetable or mixed vegetable gravy which is slow cooked with the addition of coconut milk. Stew get its complex flavours from a combination of aromatic spices like coriander, cumin, turmeric powder, cardamom, bay leaves, peppercorns and cinnamon. The spices marry in a rich, flavourful sauce that has a comforting, belly-warming appeal.

As seasons change, along with our attire, our eating habits too change to adapt to the weather. The best season for food is the winters. During the winters we are able to digest better and eat fresh seasonal produce available during this time of the year. Winter meals usually are heavy, enriched with ghee, whole spices and nuts, that help keep us warm from within.

When it comes to a non - vegetarian diet , our choices are endless. From chicken, mutton, fish to prawns, pork, beef, squid, crab, lobster and what not. Amongst them all, fish is said to be relatively a lot more nutritious than the rest of them.

Rajma, also called as Kidney Beans is one of those Indian pulses that is loved by everyone. Especially, when we hear Rajma Chawal, our hunger keeps on increasing. Rajma Curry is one of those curries which is made in every state of India but has a slightly different taste because of the use of local masalas and style of cooking. It is mostly made in North India and is also sold on the streets of Delhi and is enjoyed by many people during winter evenings.

If you are looking for tasty, light, comfort food dinner ideas then look no further. Here we have a collection of healthy kootu, parathas and chutney which make for comforting weekday dinner.

Most of us love brownies but every individual is different and everyone has their own way of loving a brownie. Whatever your brownie craving is, here we have some amazing chocolate brownies, Blondies, Brownies with chocolate chips, and brownies with a twist which transform the basic brownie into something amazing. 

 We are always on the lookout to serve something different, something delicious to our families, when it comes to our meals. Apart from which, we also focus on the dessert bit, where we want to ensure its not too high in sugar, yet tastes yummy and made a wee bit healthy as well. One such dish are the American parfaits, that are easy to make and liked by almost everyone. 

Egg Bhurji, one of the most common breakfasts that is prepared in almost every household and is eaten along with Bread Toast or Tawa Paratha. Egg Bhurji is the Indian version of Scrambled Eggs that is very popular all over the world for breakfast. In Egg Bhurji, eggs are scrambled and cooked along with onion, tomatoes and basic masalas. It takes very less time to prepare and thus perfect for your weekday breakfasts when you have less time due to your hectic schedules. 

Pumpkins are in season. Even though pumpkins are available in the market year round, pumpkin is a winter vegetable and is a comfort food during winters.Pumpkin is so versatile that it can be used in preparation of sabzi, dals, sweets, soups, curries, desserts,pies, etc. It can be stir fried, baked, stewed and steamed.

When it comes to Gujarati cuisine, there's absolutely no doubt that their food is packed with flavours. Unique in its own way, with notes of sweet and spicy found in almost all their dishes. Here is one such popular dish called Theplas, that can literally be eaten at any time of the day.

Spinach also known as ‘Palak‘ in Hindi, ‘Pachchali Koora‘ or ‘Palakura‘ in Telugu, ‘Vashala Cheera‘ in Malayalam, ‘Pasalai Keerai‘ in Tamil, ‘Palang Sag‘ in Bengali is a green leafy vegetable which has a high nutritional value and has always been regarded as a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, increase vitality and improve the quality of the blood.

Want to satisfy your comfort food craving? Here are some delicious, gooey and easy to make Enchilada recipes which you can make for your weekend dinner or a Mexican inspired party.

 One really can't think of our morning or evening tea, without some cookies being served alongside. Cookies are absolutely loved by all, irrespective of age. 

Holiday season and winters calls for some hearty, delicious baked dishes, warm wholesome soups, fresh breads and delicious desserts. Creamy Au gratins are perfect dish for the holidays which can become a dinnertime staple that the whole family will love. Au gratin dinner combinations are worthy of serving at holiday dinners and your guests will be impressed by them.

To kick start your day, in the right manner is highly essential. Include a fitness regime, and ofcourse eat right. After a good session of exercise, calls for a healthy yet yummilicious breakfast. There's nothing like an Indian meal that's super nutritious, and that tastes great, keeping us satiated for a long period of time, keeping us going until lunch is served. One such dish is the South Indian Adai, that is packed with nutrients.

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