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…

Ghugni Chaat

Ghugni Chaat is irresistible (yet healthy!) street food fromย northern and eastern parts of India. Usually street food is not the healthiest but ghungi chaat is an exception, it is packed with protein and full of dietary fiber.ย Traditionally it is garnished with chopped onions, green chilies, cilantro and lemon juice, but you can also top it…

Beguni or Eggplant Fritter

Beguni or Eggplant fritter is a very popular Bengali snack but can also be served as a side dish along with dal and veggies. Begun (Bengali name for Eggplant) is one of my favorite vegetables and this dish totally takes it one step ahead. It is prefect for a rainy day or cold winter evening…