We are Hetal and Anuja, founders of, an online cooking blog that teaches South Asian cooking in an easy to understand step-by-step video format.  We started this video blog about 7  years back as a hobby and it has now turned into a successful business for the both of us. 

Cleaning Chopping Boards – Tip Tuesday

We use and abuse our chopping boards everyday but it is important to give them some ‘tender loving care’ every once in a ways. Here is an easy trick that can keep them looking clean and sanitized as well ....more

Garlic Asparagus Pulao

We tend to overlook Asparagus as a possible ingredient in Indian cuisine. With its fresh and subtle flavor, not to mention a crisp texture, asparagus is a fabulous addition to an otherwise basic and ordinary pulao recipe. Combine asparagus with … Continue reading → ...more

Chickpea Felafel Recipe

The crisp and crunchy exterior and the soft, moist, and ooh, so flavorful inside…now, that can mean only one thing – Felafel! Now if you have to get off your diet for one fried food, it should be this one, … Continue reading → ...more

Pita Chips

Now that you know how to make Whole Wheat Pita Bread at home, why not take it a step further and make homemade pita chips? They are a fantastic accompaniment to hummus and even a fabulous substitution for papdi in … Continue reading → ...more

Whole Wheat Pita Bread Recipe

Mediterranean Cuisine for me is one the fall-backs I go to anytime I just don’t feel like Indian food. Pita Bread is almost like Chapatis, something that looks so familiar yet tastes so different. Traditionally, made with All-Purpose Flour, Whole … Continue reading → ...more

Spinach & Green Pea Hummus Recipe

Hummus is such a fantastic and easy recipe but we decided to take it a step further with a light and fresh twist. Try this delicious Spinach and Green Pea Hummus recipe for the summer. The fresh spinach leaves and … Continue reading → ...more

Tahini Paste and Tahini Sauce Recipes

Tahini Paste and Sauce are a staple in Mediterranean Cuisine. Every region has a twist and different uses – all the way from using it as a spread and all the way to using it as a garnish. Lets see … Continue reading → ...more

Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait Recipe

For Mother’s Day, treat Mom (or yourself) to something light, fluffy and sweet. This easy to make Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait is just the right amount of sweetness and packed with flavor. Happy Mother’s Day to all the lovely mothers out … Continue reading → ...more

Avocado & Pomegranate Smoothie Recipe

This year the summer is a scorcher – no matter where in the world you are! This is a perfect way to beat the heat and feel healthy about it. The combination of Avocado, Pomegranate Seeds and the Yogurt take … Continue reading → ...more

Shallot/Onion Chutney Recipe

Need a super quick chutney recipe that tastes great with idli, dosa and many other things? Try this no-frills Onion Chutney recipe that is also known as Ulli Chamandi. Its originally made with shallots but red onions also work well ....more