Apple-Ginger Smoothie || Chaitime

What’s your favorite fruit? My answer to that question is Apple! Ripe, red and crunchy apples are a delight to chomp into. And what makes this fruit more special are its myriad health benefits. We all know the ancient Welsh adage, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, right? 😉 Apples are extremely rich in…

Tofu Makhani || Chaitime

Paneer dishes are my all-time favorites! A paneer dish cooked with the right kind of ingredients, at the right spice level, served at the right temperature…..YUMMY! Nothing can replace the wonderful taste of butter-fried paneer cubes in the right kind of marinade. NOTHING I tell you. Oh wait, enter the Tofu! 🙂 We all know…

Gushing Green Smoothies || Chaitime

Do you have 5 minutes to spare in the morning? ‘Cause that’s all the time you need to make these amazing green blends! Perfectly simple to make, these healthy blends will boost your energy and give your day a fresh start. 🙂 Plants contain phytonutrients that help boost your imune system and keep you healthy throughout the year….

Green Peas Cutlet || Chaitime

I have always thought that when rain is raining all around, a bowl of spicy snack and a cup of hot tea makes a huge difference! This combination can spice up a dull, rainy evening. Couple this combination with a book and you’re set! Today’s on the blog recipe is Green Peas Cutlet.  A simple…

Avocado Whip || Chaitime

I was born and brought up in a small beautiful hill station called Coorg which is situated in southern India. I was fortunate enough to grow up among some wonderful people and enjoy a splendid variety of food. One of my most favorite fruits as a kid (it still is) was Butter-fruit/Avocado.  This commercial fruit is…

It’s an Orange Orange world || Chaitime

Out of the gazillion varieties of fruits that exist on this planet, I find Orange to be a fun fruit. It’s amusing to peel one (especially when it squirts you in the eye), it has a color named after itself (or was it the other way round?!!), it’s tangy, it’s sweet, it’s annoying (remember those…

Coco-Date Smoothie || Chaitime

Are you ready for a combined shot of antioxidants, iron, dietary fiber, potassium, calcium, manganese, copper and magnesium? Oh, how about some vitamins and proteins? This smoothie has ‘em all! A sinful combination of dates and coconut, this winter smoothie is packed with all the goodness that nature can offer. Coco-Date Smoothie Ingredients: Pitted dates…

Smoothie Bar || Chaitime

The season of sweaters is finally here! Orange, red, yellow, plaid, lace, hay, pumpkins, pears, apples, cranberries, spices…the season of fall unfolds unlimited goodness – be it fiery hues, cozy fashion, scary folklore or FOOD! Nothing quite like the spicy aroma of a pumpkin pie filling your kitchen and dominating your house…Nothing quite like a refreshing glass of…