Fire Roasted Eggplant Dip- Baba Ghanoush

Roasted Eggplant Dip- Baba Ganoush A creamy and really scrumptious dip from the Middle East, Baba Ghanoush, actually means Spoilt Dad in Arabic. I call it a much creamier companion to the hummus. My version of the Baba Ghanoush includes simpler ingredients…roasted eggplant, tahini, garlic and salt

Khorisa – An evening full of fun and feasts…

So my bellydriven journey started with a bellyfull note in Pune. A newbie in pune, completely oblivious to the Pune food scene, I stumbled upon an event hosted by the PEO– Pal@table at a Bengali and Assamese food restaurant – Khorisa (meaning bamboo shoot in Assamese). And true to its name

Chickpea Salad with a tangy beetroot dressing

Today there is a medley of colours at the bellydriven kitchen..the richness of the beetroot combined with the tart tomatoes and the sweet corn and chick pea give this salad an extra twist of flavour. As all my salads this one is again an easy peasy recipe and you can whip this up in no time…Sh

Mouthwatering Amritsari Fish Fry

Amritsari Fish Fry No doubt. there is something deeply satisfying about the fried stuff. Native to Amritsar in Punjab (Northern India) this spicy and tangy deep fried snack is made by coating fish in a spicy chick pea flour batter and then deep frying in oil This recipe is usually served as an appet

Roasted Garlic Pasta Salad

Roasted Garlic Pasta Salad This pasta salad is super easy to throw together and is surprisingly filling! I was also really happy with how creamy and delicious it turned out…A smoky garlicky flavour packs a punch in this salad…enjoy it with warm bread if you want or have it just like that

Tangy Bengal Gram Salad

Tangy Bengal Gram Salad… So the husband had a field day eating what he wants…when the wifey was on the vacation… And now that the wifey is back, we are back to salad jars for lunch…You can play around with the ingredients in this salad as you choose, just use your imagination