The KamalKitchen Friends & Family Cookbook is here!

kamalkitchen friends & family cookbook

The KamalKitchen Friends & Family Cookbook is here! And you can now rush to download it for yourself. I thought of this project sometime last October. The inspiration loosely came from Moosewood Restaurant in Ithaca, New york. I was feeling out of touch with a lot of extended family members and friends. You know, life… 

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Diwali Faral or Snacks RoundUp From Popular Food Bloggers

Diwali Faral ROundup

Diwali, the festival of lights, is celebrated with great pomp across India and the world and is one of the most important annual festivals of the Hindus. Kids have a break from school, and there is a general atmosphere of celebration wherever you go. Diyas or clay lights are lit in the evening. Streaming lights… 

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Rice and Vegetable Croquettes Recipe

vegetable and rice croquette

I am calling these rice and vegetable croquettes to simplify the name, but they should actually be called ‘kitchen sink’ croquettes, or ‘clean out your fridge’ croquettes. You will be amazed at the different ingredients here. One thing is for sure! They are chock full of a variety of vegetables, high in fiber, not to… 

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Mango Chili Stir Fry Recipe

Mango Chili stir fry recipe

I am blogging after a long time, and even the new schedule I have committed to – one post a month – seems hard to achieve. This is because I am busy building a business from the ground up and am blogging regularly on topics related to my business. This recipe is actually the second… 

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Dinkache Laadu (edible gum with mixed nuts) – PostPartum nutrition

Dinka Ladu

‘Dinka’ means edible gum, and is also known as ‘Gaund’ in Hindi. ‘Laadu'(marathi) or ‘Laddu’ (Hindi) is just a sweetmeat in a round form, such as my Rava Besan Ladu or Churmura Laddu. The ‘Gum and dry fruits’ laddu is a typical Maharashtrian delicacy which is generally made for new mothers. All the ingredients used… 

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Bharli vangi or Bharva Baingan – stuffed baby eggplants

Bharli Vangi

Bharli vangi or Bharva Baingan – stuffed baby eggplants are made in some form across the various regions of India. Recipes differ from place to place. This is a classic Marathi or Maharashtrian recipe. As traditional as this is, every family has a twist on it, and will taste different from place to place. Some… 

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Chana Masala with zero oil – High on Flavor

Zero Oil Chana Masala

I dare you to step out of your comfort zone and try this. Not only is this high on flavor, but is also low in calories. Directly minus the calories from the oil you would use otherwise for a chana masala. The trick to this is not harping on the fact that there is no… 

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