Richa Gupta

Richa runs her blog My Food Story from her kitchen in Bangalore. She's grown up in the kitchen alongside her mum and grandmothers and conversations in her family revolve around the next meal. Richa loves experimenting with new ingredients, different cuisines and is always up for trying out a new twist to everyday food. She believes that cooking shouldn't be tiresome or a rare skill. With her blog, she wants to encourage people her age to cook at home; so her recipes are simple, easy to follow and fun.

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Recipes and Articles by Richa Gupta

Tofu Masala Rice Recipe (Tofu Pulao)

Saturday, 16 January 2016 00:15

Tofu Masala Rice is a delicious Indian recipe that can be served as a main course as it is, or along with a raita. You could make this one pot Tofu Rice on the days when you are lazy and just want your food to be ready in less than an hour. The Tofu rice recipe is high in fiber and protein. The addition ...

Mangalore Buns Recipe - Puffed Banana Puris

Monday, 11 January 2016 00:59

Mangalore Buns Recipe is a sweet, fluffy puri made using the pulp of bananas kneaded into the puri dough. These puffed, deep-fried delights are a popular tea time snack in Udupi and Mangalore, where they are also called “buns” because of their spongy and fluffy texture that is similar to bread. These ...

Penne With Roasted Eggplant And Mint Pesto Recipe

Thursday, 07 January 2016 00:47

Penne With Roasted Eggplant And Mint Pesto Recipe is one of my favourites because of the creamy, earthy eggplant which tastes really fresh when combined with mint pesto. Usually we’re used to a basil pesto, but the mint pesto adds a freshness, coats the penne and the eggplant beautifully and adds a ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Garlic Spinach Balls Recipe

Thursday, 31 December 2015 08:30

Looking for ideas for appetizers to be served at your next party? Then you must try the Garlic Spinach Balls Recipe. This easy to prepare party snack is packed with the goodness of healthy spinach and the wonder herb garlic. Instead of frying them, you can make Garlic Spinach Balls using appe/ paniyaram ...

Stuffed Vegetable Kulcha (Mixed Vegetable Stuffed Indian Flatbread)

Saturday, 19 December 2015 00:17

Stuffed Vegetable Kulcha is a soft and fluffy Indian leavened bread which is made stuffed with seasonal vegetables. It's also a delicious way to feed more vegetables to kids or use up leftover vegetables form the previous meal. They work well with any North indian menu, served with Channa and Raita, ...

Caramelized Banana French Toast Recipe

Wednesday, 16 December 2015 00:19

Caramelized Banana French Toast is an irresistible breakfast option that takes little effort but tastes delicious. French Toast is a lovely breakfast or tea time treat and adding caramelized bananas to this classic recipe is a genius twist. This yields a crisp-from-the-outside and soft-on-the-inside ...

Matar Ki Puri (Crispy Puffed Indian Bread With Peas)

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 00:11

Matar Ki Puri is a delicious variant of the beloved Indian Puri. As soon as winter sets in, the markets are flooded with piles of fresh green peas and this is an excellent way to use them. Tender green peas are mashed into the kneaded dough kneaded along with other spices, rolled into thin discs and ...

High-Protein Peanut Chutney Recipe (Indian Style Peanut Chutney Without Coconut)

Friday, 11 December 2015 00:09

Peanut Chutney Recipe is a delicious a nutty, toasty and typically Indian chutney that requires minimal effort. Made without coconut, the chutney is healthy and bursting with additional flavours from curry leaves, chillies and two kinds of lentils. It makes a great breakfast side dish or accompaniment. ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Paneer Kulcha Recipe (Cottage Cheese Stuffed Leavened Flatbread)

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:37

Paneer Kulcha Recipe is a popular variety of leavened flat bread stuffed with cottage cheese stuffed and seasoned with spices. Popular in North India, especially during winters, it is usually made in a earthen oven or tandoor, over hot coals. But here's an easy recipe to teach you how to make it indoor ...

Indo-Chinese Paneer Manchurian Recipe

Tuesday, 08 December 2015 00:20

Indo-Chinese Paneer Manchurian Recipe is a delicious and popular Indo-Chinese recipe, from the menus of many restaurants and street carts that dot India. It's an easy recipe where cubes of Paneer are batter fried and then tossed in a spicy, sweet and sour sauce. The paneer cubes can be fried and made ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Spicy Paneer Bhurji Pav Sandwich Recipe

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 00:02

Spicy Paneer Bhurji Pav Sandwich Recipe is a real treat of a breakfast or snack box option. It works for adults and kids alike. Packed with protein rich paneer scrambled together with Indian spices, it is also versatile to ideas like layering with lettuce, tomatoes, onions and cucumbers to further up ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Matar Samosa Chaat Recipe (A Delicious Evening Tea Time Snack)

Friday, 20 November 2015 00:24

One of the best parts about winters is fresh, sweet green peas flooding the markets. And there's no better way to have them than in matar samosas. The Matar Samosa Chaat Recipe is one of the best chaat recipes that you can make at home. The spicy peas filling along with the flaky and crispy samosa crust ...

Chopped Spinach And Pomegranate Salad Recipe

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 00:08

Chopped Spinach And Pomegranate Salad is full of nutrients and can be a great healthy addition to your meals. It's really easy to make, and the slightly sweet and savoury flavours of this salad are a delight. The pomegranate, onions and pecans also add a wonderful crunch to the greens. The salad is tossed ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Sriracha Spiced Deviled Eggs Recipe

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 00:50

Deviled Eggs are a simple, elegant appetizer. Hard boiled eggs are usually cut in half, and the yolk is mixed with a few other condiments and then refilled in the egg cavity. You can get really creative with the filling, and these Sriracha Deviled Eggs are a perfect example. Sriracha, creamy mayonnaise ...

Poori Masala Gobhi Recipe (Spiced Whole Roasted Cauliflower Masala)

Monday, 16 November 2015 00:12

Poori Masala Gobi Recipe or Whole Roasted Cauliflower is a sure shot way to impress your dinner guests. Intensely flavourful, and healthy too, this cauliflower dish is a wonderful way to present this humble vegetable. Combined with a burst of spices, onions and potatoes, the Poori Masala Gobi makes for ...

Green Peas, Potato and Paneer Tikki Recipe

Friday, 13 November 2015 00:36

Tikkis are one of the most popular street foods in the country, and these green peas, potato and paneer tikkis really take them to the next level. The Green Peas, Potato and Paneer Tikkis are made slightly healthier by using oats as a binding agent and are not deep fried.Serve the Green Peas, Potato ...

Kesar Peda Recipe

Friday, 06 November 2015 00:56

Kesar Peda Recipe is one of the easiest Indian sweets to make and doesn't require too much time or effort. It's a traditional Indian dessert made by combining sweetened khoya with other flavors such as saffron or cardamom and formed into small balls or other shapes. A favorite with kids and adults alike, ...

Mint & Coriander Chilli Potato Salad Recipe (No Mayo Salad)

Saturday, 31 October 2015 00:27

Potato Salad Recipe is a delicious, mayo-free version of this classic that is usually loaded with calories because it is traditionally made with a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing. In this recipe the Potato Salad is wholesome and just as satisfying, minus the extra indulgence. It makes a good snack for ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Bulgur Wheat Potato Patty Recipe

Thursday, 22 October 2015 00:08

Bulgur Wheat Potato Patty Recipe is yet another irresistible cutlet recipe to add to your favourites. Who doesn't love a potato cutlet or patty? But we hold ourselves back because they can be quite high in unhealthy carbs. Bulgur Wheat Potato Patty Recipe makes this favourite tea time snack healthier, ...

Achaari Aloo Gobi Recipe (Spicy Indian Cauliflower Stir Fry)

Friday, 16 October 2015 00:10

The Achaari Aloo Gobi Recipe is a quick and easy recipe of cauliflower that is made from spices that are used to make a pickle. Achaar or pickle is part of every Indian households staple diet. Invented to preserve vegetables and make them last longer during times when refrigerators didn't exist ...

Matar Samosa Recipe (Green Pea Samosa)

Monday, 12 October 2015 00:22

Matar Samosa Recipe are an all-time favourite snack for most Indians. It's hard to resist them, at any time of day. Perfectly flaky pastry, that encases a filling of potatoes usually combined with spices and other ingredients, and then deep fried to crunchy goodness. They're perfect with ketchup or a ...

Tofu Stir Fry Curry Recipe

Friday, 09 October 2015 00:38

Tofu Stir Fry is one of those recipes which take hardly any time to cook. People are always looking for quick recipes that don't take too much time and effort, without compromising on taste. The Tofu Stir Fry Curry comes in handy on such occasions, not only is it easy to put together but also tastes ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Quick Microwave Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Wednesday, 07 October 2015 00:32

The Quick Microwave Chocolate Pudding Recipe is a smooth, luscious, thick pudding with rich chocolatey flavours making it a perfect dessert for chocolate lovers. And when a pudding can be made within 15 minutes in a microwave, it's icing on the cake. Serve the Quick Microwave Chocolate Pudding with ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Gulab Phirni Recipe

Saturday, 26 September 2015 00:44

Gulab Phirni Recipe is a gentle and aromatic twist on the traditional rice-based pudding called Phirni. This creamy, nutty and typically saffron-flavored Indian sweet is quite the crowd pleaser. But this recipe changes things up a little bit, with the addition of rose petals that add a delightful flavour ...

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