Saturday, 15 February 2020

SMASHED POTATO CHAAT

What best way to marry two cuisines than with creating the ultimate snack food - chaat. This Smashed Potato Chaat combines the intense burst of flavours of Indian street food Chaat with Western Smashed Potatoes.


This post is sponsored by Rajah Spices

Smashed potato chaat is a street food of india, prepared with smashed potato and lip smacking chutneys.

Friday, 14 February 2020

DEGUSTA BOX JANUARY 2020

It's a new Decade! January is all about health and what better way to ease yourself back into the trend than a little help from Degustabox Jan. This month is all about Breakfast on the Go.




Product of the Month - Nescafe Gold Almond Latte - £2.98




This vegan almond latte from Nescafe gold arrived in Degustabox January 2020.


I love Nescafe Gold coffees and definitely have my firm favourite flavours from the range. The Almond latte is the non-dairy alternative with the same smooth and creamy taste.

Friday, 7 February 2020

WAGAMAMA KATSU SALAD DRESSING

I keep getting drawn to the Wagamama Katsu Curry, not because of the Katsu Curry itself, but the Wagamama Katsu Salad Dressing! The dressing is quite tangy, fragrant and strong in flavour but definitely memorable! This 5-minute Asian style salad dressing is perfect when paired with fresh mixed salad leaves.


Picture of salad leaves with wagamama style side salad dressing

Sunday, 26 January 2020

KALA JAMUN RECIPE (BLACK GULAB JAMUN)

A scrumptious classic Indian dessert Kala Jamun | Black Gulab Jamun Recipe with step by step images - these perfectly shaped, deep-fried jamuns are prepared with khoya, paneer and stuffed with nutty filling then drenched in sugar syrup. Easy to make, it's so perfect in every way. Think of these as the first cousin of Kesar Gulab Jamun.


A scrumptious classic Indian dessert Kala Jamun | Black Gulab Jamun Recipe with step by step images - these perfectly shaped, deep-fried jamuns are prepared with khoya, paneer and stuffed with nutty filling then drenched in sugar syrup.

Wednesday, 22 January 2020

19 BEST BARFI - PEDA RECIPES

Big time Barfi or Peda fan? This collection of 19 Best Barfi-Peda Recipes you must try. You won't be stuck for ideas for as it's all here. Everything from basic Mawa Peda to Pistachio to Chocolate Barfi, Delhi's Malai Dodha to Rajkot Na Peda and even Peda with Ricotta Cheese - there is always something for everyone!



Monday, 13 January 2020

ROSE, PISTACHIO, COCONUT TIL GAJAK

rose, pistachio, coconut til gajak video recipe - this moreish winter treats, only takes 30 minutes to prepare with sesame seeds and other basic ingredients, an ideal dish for makarsankranti and lohri.


if you have already made and enjoyed eating mixed dry fruit and seeds brittle then make this gajak in your own kitchen. 

learn how to make the best til gajak in this post. 

rose, pistachio, coconut til gajak video recipe - this moreish winter treats, only takes 30 minutes to prepare and not required tons of ingredients, an ideal dish for makarsankranti and lohri.

Saturday, 11 January 2020

TAL PAPDI OR TIL CHIKKI | SESAME BRITTLE {STEP-BY-STEP RECIPE}

Tal Papdi or Til Chikki is easy and made with only 3 ingredients. These sesame brittle are made from scratch in 30 minutes. The ingredients you'll require are sesame seeds, jaggery, and ghee. In the Hindi language, this crispy and irresistible sweet sesame treats are called Til Ki Chikki.  

This authentic and popular treat is a must-try on winter festivals like Makarsankranti and Lohri.

Til papdi or Sesame Brittle, a winter special traditional Indian sweet that crispy outside but melt in the mouth inside, prepared with only 3 ingredients - Sesame, Jaggery and ghee!

BEST-EVER GAJAR KA HALWA (CARROT HALWA)

Try my best Gajar Ka Halwa with step-by-step recipe - it is one of the most popular classic Indian desserts you can find in Indian households. 

It is very rich, creamy, tasty with the goodness of khoya and milk, nuts and natural sweetness of carrots. This so easy and fuss-free dessert is a near-universal treat during any Indian festival and happy occasion!


Gajar halwa, a sumptuous winter delicacy which is prepared with fresh carrots, milk and sugar, enriched with rich and warm nuts and cardamom

Thursday, 9 January 2020

SURTI UNDHIYU (GUJARATI UNDHIYU)

undhiyu recipe step by step - is an exciting one-pot winter treat that is prepared with a blend of indian vegetables. this traditional gujarati dish has surti papdi, methi muthia and purple yam as the star ingredients and loaded with lots of textures and flavours.


serve this uber delicious and moreish undhiyu with soft poori, with a bowl of yummy gajar halwa which is another indian delicacy that should not be missed during this season or with desi ghee wali jalebi for a satisfying meal.

undhiyu recipe step by step - is an exciting one-pot winter treat that is prepared with a blend of indian vegetables. this traditional gujarati dish has surti papdi, methi muthia and purple yam as the star ingredients and loaded with lots of textures and flavours.   serve this uber delicious and moreish undhiyu with soft poori, with a bowl of yummy gajar halwa which is another indian delicacy that should not be missed during this season or with desi ghee wali jalebi for a satisfying meal.

Sunday, 5 January 2020

EGGLESS CHOCOLATE ORANGE CAKE {1000th POST}

This is the best eggless chocolate orange cake recipe with step by step pictures out there. It is an easy, simple and tasty cake recipe that is made with basic baking ingredients. this moist, delicious and flavourful chocolate sponge cake is filled and topped with creamy chocolate and orange frosting and decorated with candied orange slices.


Serve a slice of this cake with our homemade billionaire's latte or authentic indian masala chai for a blissful experience!

This is the BEST Eggless Chocolate Orange Cake recipe with step by step pictures out there. It is an easy, simple and tasty cake recipe that is made with basic ingredients such as plain flour, chocolate and orange juice. This moist, delicious and flavourful chocolate sponge cake is filled and topped with creamy chocolate and orange frosting and decorated with candied orange slices.

Tuesday, 31 December 2019

VEGAN MULLIGATAWNY SOUP | ANGLO-INDIAN MULLIGATAWNY SOUP

Vegan Mulligatawny Soup is deeply satisfying, comforting and delicious. A richly flavoured and creamy loaded with hearty root vegetables, apples and red lentils and curry powder.  

My take on the classic Anglo-Indian Mulligatawny soup that can be laid on the table in no time. Serve Mulligatawny soup with Rosemary & Sundried Tomato Soda Bread or Vegan White Bean Bruschetta for a wholesome and filling meal.

Let's start Veganuary with a BANG!

Vegan Mulligatawny Soup is deeply satisfying, comforting and delicious. A richly flavoured and creamy loaded with hearty root vegetables, apples and red lentils and curry powder.  My take on the classic Anglo-Indian Mulligatawny soup that can be laid on the table in no time

Friday, 27 December 2019

DEGUSTA BOX DECEMBER 2019

It's here, the LAST MONTH OF THE DECADE. I know its a cliche but this year has absolutely flown by!

But anyway, a new month, means a new DegustaBox. Let's see what treats we have this time...

Degustabox December 2019 review on Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey

Monday, 23 December 2019

VEGAN BRUSSELS SPROUTS KORMA/CURRY

Vegan Brussels Sprouts Korma is the stuff dreams are made off! Now that Brussels Sprouts are in season make this delectable Indian Korma Curry at home - ready in under 40 minutes. 


Serve with hot and steamy Khada Masala Bhat (rice cooked with whole spices), quinoa or cauliflower rice or with Garlic and Coriander Naan to mop up all that rich and creamy sauce. It makes a great go-to-meatless Monday or Veganuary meal idea.

Learn how to make Vegan Brussels Sprouts Korma recipe in an Instant Pot with easy step by step pictures in this post.

Vegan Brussels Sprouts Korma is the stuff dreams are made off! Now that Brussels Sprouts are in season make this delectable Indian Korma Curry at home - ready in under 40 minutes.    Serve with hot and steamy rice, quinoa or cauliflower rice or with naan to mop up all that rich and creamy sauce. It makes a great go-to-meatless Monday or Veganuary meal idea.