Saturday, 10 November 2018

Pumpkin Miso Soup

Pumpkin Miso Soup, the humble pumpkin soup with a twist. This vegan, delicious and creamy soup is prepared with miso paste and ginger to impart lovely strong oriental flavours and coconut milk to balance the flavours and add a touch of creaminess to the soup. This soup makes a great lunch or starter for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Pumpkin Miso Soup, the humble pumpkin soup with a twist. This vegan, delicious and creamy soup is prepared with miso paste and ginger to impart lovely strong oriental flavours and coconut milk to balance the flavours and add a touch of creaminess to the soup. This soup makes a great lunch or starter for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Diwali 2018

The festival about victory, hope and happiness is here, today is Diwali, the most awaited and biggest Hindu festival. A festival all about joy, warmth and forgiveness.  It is with extreme happiness that JCO would like to wish Diwali greetings to all readers, please accept our Diwali wishes!!!


Sunday, 4 November 2018

Pistachio Chocolate Barfi

Pistachio Chocolate Barfi, a splendid and luxurious Indian style Pistachio and Chocolate fudge. The addition of aromatic spices like cardamom and nutmeg powder makes this sweet utterly delicious. Serve this truly moreish Pista Chocolate Barfi as a dessert to your friends and family at a get-together or make for festivals such as Diwali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan or Christmas and gift as a homemade gourmet present. Here is how to make Pistachio Chocolate barfi - step by step recipe pictures, from scratch!


Pistachio Chocolate Barfi, a splendid and luxurious Indian style Pistachio and Chocolate fudge. The addition of aromatic spices like cardamom and nutmeg powder makes this sweet utterly delicious. Serve this truly moreish Pista Chocolate Barfi as a dessert to your friends and family at a get-together or make for festivals such as Diwali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan or Christmas and gift as a homemade gourmet present.

Friday, 2 November 2018

Herbes de Provence Nimki

Herbes de Provence Nimki, A deep fried, crispy and crunchy yet melt in your mouth savoury crackers sure to win your heart once devoured with a HOT cup of masala chai. An Indian snack bursting with the distinct flavour of herbes de Provence. The best part about this recipe is that these crackers can be done under an hour with just a few ingredients. Here is my recipe of Herbes de Provence Nimki with step by step pictures.


Herbes de Provence Nimki, A deep fried, crispy and crunchy yet melt in your mouth savoury crackers sure to win your heart once devoured with a HOT cup of masala chai. An Indian snack bursting with the distinct flavour of herbes de Provence. The best part about this recipe is that these crackers can be done under an hour with just a few ingredients. Here is my recipe of Herbes de Provence Nimki with step by step pictures.

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

Mixed Cereal Chevdo ~ Savoury Cereal Snack

Mixed Cereal Chevdo/Chivda is a great healthy alternative to a traditional Poha Chevdo. This delicious, quick and easy savoury trail mix is mildly spiced, sweet, crunchy and addictive. The great thing about this recipe is that it comes together under less than 10 minutes. It makes a great tea time snack, for kids to enjoy any time of the day or serve this healthy treat to a weight watcher on Diwali. Let's look at the step by step recipe pictures. 


Mixed Cereal Chevdo/Chivda is a great healthy alternative to a traditional Poha Chevdo. This delicious, quick and easy savoury trail mix is mildly spiced, sweet, crunchy and addictive. The great thing about this recipe is that it comes together under less than 10 minutes. It makes a great tea time snack, for kids to enjoy any time of the day or serve this healthy treat to a weight watcher on Diwali.

Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Chilli Paneer

How to make Chilli Paneer | Chilli Paneer is a lip-smacking spicy most popular Indo-Chinese dish. This flavourful restaurant-style dish is perfect as a starter or appetizer.


Chilli Paneer is a lip-smacking spicy most popular Indo-Chinese dish. This flavourful restaurant-style dish is perfect as a starter or appetizer.

Monday, 29 October 2018

Habshi Halwa - Dodha - Milky and Spiced Indian Wheat Pudding

Habshi Halwa is an elegant and moreish Indian dessert, certainly a sweet that is fit for a Royal menu. One of the best and magnificent Indian delicacies which is rich in flavours, taste and aroma. This halwa is sticky, chewy, soft and nutty. If I had to describe this Halwa in one word it would be 'Phenomenal' 



Habshi Halwa is an elegant and moreish Indian dessert, certainly a sweet that is fit for a Royal menu. One of the best and magnificent Indian delicacies which is rich in flavours, taste and aroma. This halwa is sticky, chewy, soft and nutty. If I had to describe this Halwa in one word it would be 'Phenomenal'

Ratlami sev

Ratlami Sev, spicy, tangy and crispy noodles prepared with gram flour ( besan ) and aromatic spice powders.  This deep-fried snack is easy to prepare and one of the most popular snacks consumed by Indians all over the world and especially given more importance on Indian festivals such as Diwali.


Ratlami Sev, spicy, tangy and crispy noodles prepared with gram flour ( besan ) and aromatic spice powders.  This deep-fried snack is easy to prepare and one of the most popular snacks consumed by Indians all over the world and especially given more importance on Indian festivals such as Diwali.

Friday, 26 October 2018

Badam Halwa

Badam Halwa/Almond Halwa (Pudding) is one of the most relished Indian sweets by one and all. Here is my recipe of Badam Halwa with step by step pictures, which is easy and fuss-free and can appear on the dining table in less than an hour. 

Badam halwa, an exquisite, rich and sumptuous Indian dessert that is prepared with Almonds, milk, Ghee and Sugar and adorned with pistachio slivers. Perfect for Indian festivals such as Diwali, Holi, Raksha Bandhan or Eid. Check out the step by step recipe pictures for the full detailed recipe. Made from scratch.

Degustabox September - Product Review

Another month, Another review on JCO! The review of September Degustabox is right here, and I am so thrilled to show you what we have received in the month of September. I have become so used to of my happiness of receiving the Degustabox every month and get excited in seeing the surprises that it's packed with.

Review of September degustabox on jagruti's cooking odyssey

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Badam Gulkand Katli/Katri

Make your Diwali morning a little more awesome and delightful with these Badam Gulakand Katli/Katri - Almond and Rose Diamond Thins! The best part, these heavenly delicious sweet come together in a record 40 minutes with just 5 ingredients such as ground almond, Sugar and Rose Petal Jam. What's not to love about that? Check out the step by step pictures for the full detailed recipe.


These badam gulkand katli - almond rose katli are sumptuous, soft and melt in mouth Indian sweets. These katlis comes together jsut in 40 minutes. Homemade badam gulkand katli are made from scratch.

These badam gulkand katli - almond rose katli are sumptuous, soft and melt in mouth Indian sweets. These katlis comes together jsut in 40 minutes. Homemade badam gulkand katli are made from scratch.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Farali Mogo Vada

Farali Mogo Vada - Deep fried cassava fritters, is an enticing dish to try out during fasting seasons such as Navratri, Month of Shravan, Maha Shivaratri or Janamasthmi. These delish and moreish cassava fritters are easy to prepare, vegan and gluten-free. A dish that is conjured up with spiced mashed cassava and potato rolled into small balls then coated with farali flours such as Rajgira and Shingada batter and deep fried.

Farali Mogo Vada - Deep fried cassava fritters, is an enticing dish to try out during fasting seasons such as Navratri, Month of Shravan, Maha Shivaratri or Janamasthmi.


Tuesday, 9 October 2018

One Pot Pumpkin Pasta

Looking for an easy, quick and healthy autumn lunch or midweek supper? Try this luxurious, comforting and creamy One Pot Pumpkin Pasta, that can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. It is super simple, super easy and a well-balanced heartwarming meal. It's an impressive meal to make for friends and family, just grab a fork and plate and dig in! 


Healthy one pot pumpkin pasta recipe with spinach and chickpeas, a delicious 30-minute recipe for chilly autumn days!