Special Occasions


Vegan Mac and Cheese, Quick and Easy

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Vegan Macaroni and Cheese is made with dairy free cheese. This quick, easy recipe is creamy and delicious. Mac and cheese has always been a comfort food in my family. My son is on a dairy free diet and one day while craving for Mac and Cheese, asked about making vegan cheese. I experimented with many recipes and finally my son was happy with the result. To my surprise my grand-kids also enjoyed this vegan mac and cheese. This was a surprise success at my house.

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Sooji ka Halwa, Rava Sheera, Suji Halwa

Breakfast Recipes, Desserts, Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi, Karwa Chauth, Krishna Janmashtami, Navaratri, , ,

Sooji Halwa is a traditional but popular dessert. Sooji Halwa is delicious and a welcome treat for guests. I have done this recipe a few years ago and now decided to do another version of Sooji Halwa with little twist, turning this into an exotic Halwa beyond your belief.

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Paneer Pulao, Vegetable Pulav, Rice with Indian Cottage Cheese Pulao

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Paneer Pulao is an exotic rice dish, super easy to make and tastes delicious. This is a great side dish for get-togethers. Paneer Pulao goes well with yogurt or soup. This is also a satisfying lunch box meal.

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Chole Rajma Curry

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Chole Rajma Curry is a healthy and delicious main course meal. This is a popular north Indian cuisine which consists of boiled beans cooked with spicy tomato gravy. It goes well with roti, naan or rice.

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Corn Cutlets (Corn Fritters)

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Corn Cutlets are a mouthwatering appetizer which can be served as starters for a party or even as an evening snack. Corn Cutlets are crispy outside and soft inside. This is one of those snacks you can serve without any sauce and they taste delicious. They are also gluten free, and vegan.

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Matar Ka Paratha (Stuffed Green Peas Paratha)

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Matar Ka Paratha is stuffed paratha with spicy green peas and is a delicacy. Matar Ka Paratha can be part of any main meal making it special treat. This can be one dish meal served with side of yogurt or pickle. Matar Ka Paratha is also a great lunch box option. This recipe will make 8 paratha.

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Homemade Hot Chocolate

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Hot Chocolate is a wintertime staple at my house. My grand-kids love it. It makes the whole kitchen smell wonderful. I enjoy making this with my grand-kids. This rich and creamy hot chocolate is easy to make, and it is delicious.

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Rice and Potato Cutlets

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These Rice and Potato Cutlets are a tasty treat as a tea time snack or you can also serve them as an appetizer. They are crispy outside and soft inside. This is a quick and easy recipe and a good way to use left over rice.

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Chilli Paneer (Indo-Chinese Dish)

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Chilli Paneer is a popular Indo-Chinese dish. Chilli Paneer makes a spicy flavorful starter especially for many of my friends who enjoy the spicy food. Chilli Paneer can also be served as a side dish. This is absolutely delicious and easy to make.

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Masala Paratha (Besan Ka Masala Paratha)

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Masala Paratha is a flavorful flat bread. This paratha is a combination of whole wheat flour and besan with a mix of delicious spices. Masala Paratha is a great breakfast treat and also a great lunch box option.

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Stuffed Bell Peppers (Stuffed Capsicum)

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For these mouthwatering Stuffed bell peppers, I decided to make them into rings, which makes it easier and quicker to make. Bell peppers provide a very nice vibrant color to any dish. Stuffed bell peppers are delicious and can be served as appetizers or as a side dish. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as I enjoy!

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Falooda,Delicious Dessert Beverage

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Falooda is best described as a dessert beverage which is really corn vermicelli. This is a delicious combination of layered Falooda with milk, sweet basil and vanilla ice-cream. I like to serve this with mango. This can be an any-time snack! Falooda is popular with Mumbai road side vendors. This chilled beverage-dessert is the perfect way to cool off in the summer heat.

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No Bake Cheesecake

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This  Cheese cake recipe requires absolutely no cooking or baking. This is a delicious and perfect dessert for hot summer days. I like to use the fresh seasonal fruits over cheese cake. This is an amazing recipe and everyone will enjoy.

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Spicy Corn Chaat

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Craving something savory and delicious? This Spicy Corn Chaat is the perfect spicy snack that is sure to satisfy your cravings. It’s also easy and quick to prepare!

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