Shakti's Recipes

Spicy Sabudana Vada

If you love to munch on Indian snacks and want to reproduce the same taste in your kitchen, then here is another special choice of Indian snacks. The sabudana vada or tapioca balls are most popular in the city of Mumbai and around. Pair these snacks with hot... - 113.737

Indian Paneer Pakora

Want to try something crunchy snack which is healthy? These crunchy cottage cheese balls are just ideal. Paneer or cottage cheese is a popular ingredient in Indian cuisine, and it is prepared in several ways. One of the most delicious ways is obviously the... - 111.622

Indian Potato Balls

These mouth watering Indian potato balls are real treats for your guests. These are at their best when served with Indian mint sauce (chutney). However, you can also serve with the regular ketchup. Go through the video, so that next time you have visitors in... - 113.946

Sandwich Pakora

This sandwich pakoda is a delicious snack that you can make with the left over veggies and bread. This batter fried snack is a wonderful treat for teatime and is sure to be a lunchbox favorite too. - 23.4213

Batata Vada

This Batata vada recipe is your guide to to making the classic and most popular snack of Mumbai(India). Street side vendors sell them at all times of the days and is the basic ingredient for the vada pav. Now you can make it in your very kitchen wherever you... - 33.8053


This quick and easy pulav is a medley of colorful vegetables, nuts and chickpeas with rice. The dish is wholesome, tasty and full of nutrients. It is the perfect answer to a lazy Sunday afternoon or a meal put together in a jiffy. Either way it is tasty. Vary... - 44.8142

Simply Peas

This simply peas recipe is a quick and easy one that has frozen peas seasoned with cumin and pepper. It is a versatile side dish, goes well with any kind of main course. Kids will love it. You can now bring a smile at home with this delicious dish. - 32.3193

Roasted Corn On The Cob

There is no better way to enjoy the rains than with roasted corn and a hot cup of coffee. There are various ways to season it, this is my special recipe and an all-time favorite at my place. - 31.1766

Subz Paneer

A delicious vegetable and paneer platter that is full of health. This subz paneer is juicy and crunchy and makes a wonderful accompaniment with piping hot rice. Enjoy!! - 38.6068

Egg Roll

This Egg roll with vegetables is a complete healthy meal in itself. A wonderful combination of eggs, tortilla and vegetables it is a wonderful idea for your picnic or day outdoors. A quick and easy cooking option on a lazy Sunday. - 33.6483

Indian Nimbu Pani

If you have never prepared homemade lemonade drink, then watch this video to learn. It is so simple to make and you get loads of vitamin C. Once learnt, you can prepare this almost everyday during the summer time, to offer anyone returning home after a hectic... - 103.554

Simple Indian Lassi

Here is an exotic drink idea for those who want to satisfy their Summer thirst in a nice and sophisticated way. Indian Lassi or the sweet yogurt drink is the best beverage you can have, to keep yourself cool and refreshed during the hot and humid Summer. In... - 114.955

Indian Ginger Tea

Most of the tea addicts would love to watch this video. India is known for its tea and there are several ways by which you can prepare this. One of the unique Indian-styled tea, is ginger tea. Other than the nutritional values of tea, it also has the positive... - 118.344

Indian Spicy Chaas

You must have tasted buttermilk, but Indian spicy buttermilk is something you should not miss. Just like lassi, it is another favorite drink for the hot summer days. Preparation is so easy that any beginner can try out. - 118.923


Homemade yogurt is a healthy way to eating the ever so nutritious dish everyday. Try this yogurt recipe instead of the store bought one you have been feasting on. Here are some simple tips to making delicious yogurt right at home. - 28.7639

Mango Panna

Panna is the ever-so-refreshing summer drink that has green mangoes pulped and mixed with Indian spices. An exotic combination of flavors, this drink allows each ingredient to present its individual taste and yet blends them together for that distinct and... - 36.2174

Simple Salad

This easy to make crunchy salad is a good mix of veggies to add to your daily diet. A combination of a variety of nutritious and colorful vegetables, this is both a visual treat as well as one that would appeal to tastebuds of all ages. Flavorful and healthy,... - 35.3789

Irish Coffee

I will let you enjoy this Irish coffee if you promise to toast before. Here are some Irish toasts.. May your glass be ever full. May the roof over your head be always strong. And may you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you're dead. Here's... - 29.8766

Bean Curd Roll

Boil the mushroom water down to half cup and add 2 tablespoons cornflour Fry shiitake in hot peanut oil until brown and slightly crispy, adding teaspoon sugar to aid the caramelisation. Add carrots and cook till soft then add bean sprouts and toss together.... - 32.4874

Baked Cheesecake

Pre-heat the oven to 160º C. Pulse the biscuits in a food processor until they resemble fine breadcrumbs. Melt the butter and mix into the breadcrumbs. Spray a 20cm springform pan with baking spray and then press the crumbs into the pan to create a crust.... - 29.0712

Custard, Baked With Coffee Jelly

Pre-heat the oven to 160°C. Bring the cream, milk and vanilla bean to the boil, remove from the heat and allow to infuse for 15 minutes. Beat the egg yolks and castor sugar together until thick and pale. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean into the... - 34.0859

Ocean Trout, Moroccan

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Roast the pine nuts until just golden. Make the rose tea and set aside to brew for 5 minutes. (I used 2 dessert spoon of tea to 1 cup of water). Peel and slice the shallot and fry in a little extra virgin olive oil. Strain the tea... - 32.7551

Raspberry Coulis

Puree raspberries with sugar to a coating consistency. Strain through fine sieve if you want a fine finish - 19.4285

Ocean Trout Confit

Ocean Trout Confit Grind together the fennel and coriander seeds and mix in beetroot powder, and lemon zest. Rub the rock salt and Demerara sugar onto the fish and then rub on the beetroot mix. Place the ocean trout on to a plate and rub the sugar and salt... - 39.8207

Til Ka Laddu

This til(sesame) ka laddu is a sweet and nutty dessert. It is made usually during the winter months. Easy to make and highly nutritious it is one that kids just love. - 32.5209

Mac 'n Cheese Pie

Thinking about what to cook for dinner tonight. Here is a simple and easy Mac n cheese recipe with a slight twist. It is an instant hit with both kids and adults. a really nice variation of the popular Macoroni and Cheese. - 41.1583

Cajun Chicken

Panfry spicy chicken with a crunchy coating that’s perfect on a plate with vegetables or on a bun as a sandwich. - 34.4948

Curried Salad

This curried salad recipe is delicious hard boiled eggs served on a bed of creamy sauce with a hint of curry. Not the traditional egg curry, it is a delicious twist that is sure to help you get rid of the boredom of cooking the same things over and over again. - 42.9192

Greek Salad

An easy to make healthy Greek salad. This salad combined with a chunk of bread this is a meal in itself. A good meal idea for when you are a little lazy to cook. - 38.2497


This Gazpacho recipe is a delicious soup that you would fall in love with. This popular cold soup from Spain that is tomato based is simply out of thie world. quick to make and would be an instant hit with your family. - 47.5872

Chickpea And Spinach Soup

The soup is thick and creamy. Good for one pot meal. - 45.699

Cornflakes Chiwda

If you thought this cereal was only fit for breakfast , here is a little twist. This cornflakes chiwda is the famous breakfast cereal twisted to make a nice crunchy snack to be enjoyed with a cup of tea. Low calorie, easy to prepare, good to eat. - 28.2158

Indian Bhindi Ki Subzi

Indian Okra Curry is a very popular side dish in India, often served with Indian flour tortillas or rotis. However, you can use it as a regular side dish with corn tortillas, rice or even bread rolls. It is very easy to prepare and turns up to be really spicy... - 121.863

Classic Indian Roti

All of you, who are searching for the easiest recipe of roti or Indian flat bread - here is the one. Roti - the versatile Indian flat bread, is quite easy to prepare at home, only needs few days of practice. Once you develop the skill, it becomes easy to... - 107.404

Spicy Mango Jaljeera

If you have never tried this Indian beverage, you must try this spicy mango jaljeera, at least once. It is surely going to have a lifetime experience. This mint water is so tangy, so spicy and so tasty - that you will fall in love with this drink as soon as... - 107.839

Indian Dal Tadka

No Indian meal is complete without this spicy lentil soup or dal tadka. It is a rich source of vegetable protein and you can serve it with rice or Indian flat breads. Often, I cherish a single bowl of lentil soup, by squeezing fresh lemon juice on top. Give... - 115.491

Gobhi Paratha

This is a meal in itself. You can enjoy it any time of the day. - 32.6021

Matar Paneer

Very common paneer dish. It can be made as low fat or as rich as possible. Either way the taste is fabulous.Enjoyed with rice or naan or puri. Very versatile. - 48.2048

Besan Laddu

Gram flour roasted and made into sweet balls. Make ahead, will keep for a month or two. - 30.1758

Indian Aloo Gobi Curry

When you are looking for a change of taste, this Indian Aloo gobi or potato and cauliflower curry can be the right choice. It is a hot favorite in every Indian household and can be made more or less spicy, as per the taste. You can serve it on rice or Indian... - 116.309

Quick Wrap

If you have been wonderfing as to what to do with the leftover veggies, here's a healthy idea. This quick wrap recipe makes for a wonderful nutritious meal. You can also pack them for your little one's lunch box. The colorful presentation makes it visually... - 29.1939

Easy Cheese Sandwich

Want to prepare some quick snacks - try out these easy cheese sandwiches. These are just ideal, when you are on the move. It takes just 5-10 minutes to assemble these sandwiches, so can be a great choice for any outing or office lunch. - 108.917

Fruit Medley

This low calorie fruit medley is a wonderful combination of your choicest of fruits , juice and yogurt. a filling , absolutely delicious and refreshing drink it combines the goodness of fruits and yogurt in just two minutes. - 25.7326

Classic Indian Karhi

Want to pep up something light but delicious Indian recipe in your kitchen? Try the recipe for Indian karhi or yogurt soup. The chef here prepares the mild spicy version of yogurt soup; spiciness can be varied as per preference. The mild version is great with... - 100.988

Corn Soup

This Chinese style corn soup is just right for a cold winter day when you want to just snuggle up with a pillow and read your favorite book. A healthy soup, it is great for kids who need all the nutrition to keep them all charged up. - 28.6142

Vegetable Egg Rice

This Chinese vegetable egg rice is a quick and easy meal idea when you have very little time on hand to whip up a delicious spread. With unannounced guests this is a simple to make dish that is very delicious. - 33.5691

Indian Suji Halwa

You must have heard of Suji halwa or semolina pudding? It is a popular Indian dessert. Many of the Indian restaurants serve this dessert in exotic ways by adding nuts or dried fruits, etc. The plain version is very easy to make at home. Watch the video to... - 99.4077


This shrikhand recipe is the authentic guide to making orange flavored Shrikhand-a popular dessert made with yogurt. It brings to you the vibrant and colors of the lively state of Maharashtra (India). The orange and cardamom flavor and garnished with nuts all... - 25.9987

Pyaz Ka Pakora

Crispy delicious Pyaz ka Pakora and a piping hot cup of coffee..there simply cannot be a better combination. Onions dipped in a paste made of chick pea flour and deep fried is a quick snack that you can make for your tea time today. - 38.076

Palak Puri

The goodness of spinach in the form of a tasty Indian bread is what this Palak puri recipe is all about. Quick and easy to make, you can treat your family to a delicious breakfast today. It is a great way of getting your kis to eat the highly nutritious green... - 37.9348

Dal Bati

This Dal Bati recipe is one that you could try the next time you decide to have a barbecue. Hot Spicy dal served with roasted whole wheat dough, this is absolutely delicious and yes, healthy as I decided to use the grill instead of deep frying them. - 26.1108