Hummus

I am a big fan of hummus and have tried making hummus in the past also but it has often been a hit and miss. I am happy to share that finally I have cracked the secret to making smooth, creamy, homemade hummus (it’s all about chickpeas to tahini ratio and well-cooked chickpeas). I like…

Ras Malai

Ras Malai is a delectable Indian dessert and my favorite right since childhood. It is made with fresh cottage cheese shaped into dumplings and soaked in sweetened milk. This was my first time making this recipe and to my surprise it turned out really well. I followed the traditional (lengthy!) way to make this dessert and…

Basil Pesto Pasta

My friend gave me fresh basil that she grew in her kitchen garden so I thought why not make some Pesto Pasta (which is my favorite!). I have added my own twist to the classic Basil Pesto Pasta by tossing in diced tomatoes to give the pasta some crunch and make it a little tangy. Ingredients: For Pesto: 3/4 cups…