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Happy Diwali !! Sweet coconut bites with cashew Flavor and Pan ( betel leaf) flavor . 
Sweets, lights and family make every day special !! .
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How to make ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ roast 1cup unsweetened coconut powder with 1 tablespoon ghee till golden and aromatic.Add 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk and mix well . Switch off the flame after a minute and divide into portions for different flavoring mixes . You can add cashew powder, cardamom, saffron, chocolate chips or crushed betel leaf with cherry or rose pulp stuffing . 
I stuffed nuts in some, sweet pan flavoring in some and sweet pitted cherries in a few . 
Every bite has a surprise๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ .
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#laddoo #diwali #diwalisweets #coconut #eggless #coconutbites #celebration #homemade #easytomake #homecooked #panladdu #indianfestival #instapic #instagram #yummy #sweeteats #dessert #zesty_nook
Happy Diwali !! Sweet coconut bites with cashew Flavor and Pan ( betel leaf) flavor . Sweets, lights and family make every day special !! . . . . How to make ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ roast 1cup unsweetened coconut powder with 1 tablespoon ghee till golden and aromatic.Add 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk and mix well . Switch off the flame after a minute and divide into portions for different flavoring mixes . You can add cashew powder, cardamom, saffron, chocolate chips or crushed betel leaf with cherry or rose pulp stuffing . I stuffed nuts in some, sweet pan flavoring in some and sweet pitted cherries in a few . Every bite has a surprise๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ . . . . #laddoo  #diwali  #diwalisweets  #coconut  #eggless  #coconutbites  #celebration  #homemade  #easytomake  #homecooked  #panladdu  #indianfestival  #instapic  #instagram  #yummy  #sweeteats  #dessert  #zesty_nook 
An Indian twist to loaded #nachos . .
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Lentil Nachos!! Round corn tortilla chips loaded with spicy curried yellow lentils (Chana dal ) onions , tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers with a generous sprinkle of chat masala and drizzle of green chili-cilantro dressing . 
A healthy and bean free option . 
The second pic is the one topped with cheese which tastes great too ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ( swipe to see) 
The lentil has all the traditional Indian seasonings and similar to the Sindhi dish called dal Pakhwan ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Easy and quick  starter for a party !! .
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#nachos #loadednachos #lentils #lentilnachos #vegetarianfood #vegetarian #vegan #indianfood #indomexican #fusionfood #homemade #appetizer #starters #dalpakhwan #homecooking #partyfood #instafood #instapic #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedfood #protein #meatless #meatlessnachos #foodporn #zesty_nook
An Indian twist to loaded #nachos  . . . Lentil Nachos!! Round corn tortilla chips loaded with spicy curried yellow lentils (Chana dal ) onions , tomatoes, cucumbers and bell peppers with a generous sprinkle of chat masala and drizzle of green chili-cilantro dressing . A healthy and bean free option . The second pic is the one topped with cheese which tastes great too ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ( swipe to see) The lentil has all the traditional Indian seasonings and similar to the Sindhi dish called dal Pakhwan ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Easy and quick starter for a party !! . . . . . . #nachos  #loadednachos  #lentils  #lentilnachos  #vegetarianfood  #vegetarian  #vegan  #indianfood  #indomexican  #fusionfood  #homemade  #appetizer  #starters  #dalpakhwan  #homecooking  #partyfood  #instafood  #instapic  #goodfoodindia  #buzzfeedfood  #protein  #meatless  #meatlessnachos  #foodporn  #zesty_nook 
The weekend Thali is back ..A plate full of delicious #vegetarian dishes ๐Ÿ˜Š.
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๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ seasoned spinach purรฉe, okra sambar, cabbage stir fry, stuffed bitter gourd (Karela), chappati(flat bread), cooked broken wheat, vegetable salad and pappadam ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹
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#vegetarianfood #indian #indianfood #goodfood #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeedindia #foodie #homemadefood #homemade #southindiancuisine #thali #thalilunch #zesty_nook #homechef #homecook #homecooking #homecooked #yummy #eeeeeats #lunch #weekendlunch #instapic #instafood #followshoutoutlikecomment #iphonepic #meatless
The weekend Thali is back ..A plate full of delicious #vegetarian  dishes ๐Ÿ˜Š. . . ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ seasoned spinach purรฉe, okra sambar, cabbage stir fry, stuffed bitter gourd (Karela), chappati(flat bread), cooked broken wheat, vegetable salad and pappadam ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ . . . . . #vegetarianfood  #indian  #indianfood  #goodfood  #goodfoodindia  #buzzfeedfood  #buzzfeedindia  #foodie  #homemadefood  #homemade  #southindiancuisine  #thali  #thalilunch  #zesty_nook  #homechef  #homecook  #homecooking  #homecooked  #yummy  #eeeeeats  #lunch  #weekendlunch  #instapic  #instafood  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #iphonepic  #meatless 
Spicy battered and fried artichoke hearts ๐Ÿ˜‹ perfect appetizer and add it to your wrap or taco ๐ŸŒฎ. Crispy from the outside and soft and juicy inside . .
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How It's made ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ
Take canned or fresh artichoke hearts ( I used canned /drained and dried on a paper towel) 
In a bowl take 2 table spoons all purpose flour add salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and a pinch of curry powder . Add milk and Make a tempura batter consistency. Take a pan with oil to fry and deep fry the batter dipped artichokes . You can also shallow fry or bake them in the oven . Serve them hot with your choice or sauce or dip . .
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#appetizer #starters #crispy #artichoke #artichokes #tempura #friedfood #yummy #horsdoeuvres #buzzfeedfood #foodporn #instagood #instafood #partyfood #zesty_nook #homemade #easytomake #instacook
Spicy battered and fried artichoke hearts ๐Ÿ˜‹ perfect appetizer and add it to your wrap or taco ๐ŸŒฎ. Crispy from the outside and soft and juicy inside . . . . . How It's made ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Take canned or fresh artichoke hearts ( I used canned /drained and dried on a paper towel) In a bowl take 2 table spoons all purpose flour add salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and a pinch of curry powder . Add milk and Make a tempura batter consistency. Take a pan with oil to fry and deep fry the batter dipped artichokes . You can also shallow fry or bake them in the oven . Serve them hot with your choice or sauce or dip . . . . . #appetizer  #starters  #crispy  #artichoke  #artichokes  #tempura  #friedfood  #yummy  #horsdoeuvres  #buzzfeedfood  #foodporn  #instagood  #instafood  #partyfood  #zesty_nook  #homemade  #easytomake  #instacook 
Go for it @zesty_nook!! ๐Ÿ’Ÿ
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Friday, pre Diwali weekend , visitors ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” are these enough reasons to gobble them all ??๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ These Jalebis and laddos have my name written all over ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Friday everyone. Sweets from @mymithaas .
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#indiandessert #sweets #desserts #dessertporn #jalebi #laddoo #diwali #diwalisweets #yummy #foodporn #foodpics #instadessert #instagood #eeeeeats #foodie #gobble #sogood #follow #zesty_nook #serveware #fancy #goodfoodindia #dilsefoodie #foodtalkindia #desifood #buzzfeedfood
Go for it @zesty_nook!! ๐Ÿ’Ÿ #Repost  @zesty_nook (@get_repost) ใƒปใƒปใƒป Friday, pre Diwali weekend , visitors ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” are these enough reasons to gobble them all ??๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ These Jalebis and laddos have my name written all over ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Friday everyone. Sweets from @mymithaas . . . #indiandessert  #sweets  #desserts  #dessertporn  #jalebi  #laddoo  #diwali  #diwalisweets  #yummy  #foodporn  #foodpics  #instadessert  #instagood  #eeeeeats  #foodie  #gobble  #sogood  #follow  #zesty_nook  #serveware  #fancy  #goodfoodindia  #dilsefoodie  #foodtalkindia  #desifood  #buzzfeedfood 
Friday, pre Diwali weekend , visitors ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” are these enough reasons to gobble them all ??๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ These Jalebis and laddos have my name written all over ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Friday everyone. Sweets from @mymithaas .
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#indiandessert #sweets #desserts #dessertporn #jalebi #laddoo #diwali #diwalisweets #yummy #foodporn #foodpics #instadessert #instagood #eeeeeats #foodie #gobble #sogood #follow #zesty_nook #serveware #fancy #goodfoodindia #dilsefoodie #foodtalkindia #desifood #buzzfeedfood #friyay #fridayeats #dessertfirst
Friday, pre Diwali weekend , visitors ๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค”๐Ÿค” are these enough reasons to gobble them all ??๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ These Jalebis and laddos have my name written all over ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Happy Friday everyone. Sweets from @mymithaas . . . #indiandessert  #sweets  #desserts  #dessertporn  #jalebi  #laddoo  #diwali  #diwalisweets  #yummy  #foodporn  #foodpics  #instadessert  #instagood  #eeeeeats  #foodie  #gobble  #sogood  #follow  #zesty_nook  #serveware  #fancy  #goodfoodindia  #dilsefoodie  #foodtalkindia  #desifood  #buzzfeedfood  #friyay  #fridayeats  #dessertfirst 
Hot Samosas served with different kinds of chutney/ dips. My all time favorite!! Entertaining guests gives you some great excuse to indulge in 1 or 2 of these flavor bombs ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€
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 #samosa #chat #indianfood #indianfoodie #yummy #instagrammers #instagood #buzzfeedfood #yahoofood #sogood #instapic #instafoodie #zesty_nook #samosas #snack #streetfood #indianstreetfood
Paan ice-cream ๐Ÿฆ with meetha paan on top ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ the perfect dessert after dessert ๐Ÿจ or call it a sweet palette cleaner . 
Weekend elaborate dinners with family need to end with this ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ .
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#paan #zesty_nook #pan #meethapan #icecream #dessert #panicecream #indiandessert #yummy #foodie #weekendindulgence #followshoutoutlikecomment #foodphotography #foodgasm #goodfood #beatleleaf #iphonephotography #foodpics #buzzfeedfood #huffposttaste #instagram #instafoodie
Paan ice-cream ๐Ÿฆ with meetha paan on top ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ the perfect dessert after dessert ๐Ÿจ or call it a sweet palette cleaner . Weekend elaborate dinners with family need to end with this ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ . . . . . #paan  #zesty_nook  #pan  #meethapan  #icecream  #dessert  #panicecream  #indiandessert  #yummy  #foodie  #weekendindulgence  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #foodphotography  #foodgasm  #goodfood  #beatleleaf  #iphonephotography  #foodpics  #buzzfeedfood  #huffposttaste  #instagram  #instafoodie 
Dinner last night ! After a hectic workday a quick but healthy dinner is what we need!!
Cauliflower fried rice with lots of protein from edamame, peas and vegan chick'n strips . Healthy, spicy and yummy. Iam  a fan of riced cauliflower.. love the crunchiness ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ .
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#cauliflowerrice #friedrice #vegan #meatlessmeals #healthyfood #protein #edamame #stayfit #easydinner #instafit #instavegan #vegetarian #homemade #instapic #zesty_nook
Autumn decor with some cozy seasonal pillows !! Love the color. The season to gather & celebrate ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’• #homedecor #falldecor #bedbathandbeyond #pillows #throwpillows #autmn #fall #gather #deckup #zesty_nook #seasonaldecor #instadecor #instahome #instapic
Sunday dinner !!! .
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Home made #pavbhaji ( mashed/mixed vegetable with special Indian spices ) served with  #garlictexastoast ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ .. that's the way to end an amazing weekend!! .
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#dinner #weekenddinner #garlictoast #texastoast #pavbhaji #mumbai #mumbaipavbhaji #streetfood #mumbaistreetfood #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedfood #huffposttaste #tasty #yummy #dilsefoodie #zesty_nook #homechef #foodporn #foodphotography #iphonephotography #followshoutoutlikecomment #indiancooking #homecooking
Sunday dinner !!! . . Home made #pavbhaji  ( mashed/mixed vegetable with special Indian spices ) served with #garlictexastoast  ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ .. that's the way to end an amazing weekend!! . . . . #dinner  #weekenddinner  #garlictoast  #texastoast  #pavbhaji  #mumbai  #mumbaipavbhaji  #streetfood  #mumbaistreetfood  #goodfoodindia  #buzzfeedfood  #huffposttaste  #tasty  #yummy  #dilsefoodie  #zesty_nook  #homechef  #foodporn  #foodphotography  #iphonephotography  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #indiancooking  #homecooking 
Autumn harvest!! Colorful baby carrots ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ• oven roasted with olive oil, salt & pepper & a pinch of dried sage. Serve it with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and fresh cherry tomatoes!! Great appetizer or simple easy sides for a light fall dinner ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ .
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#harvest #autumn #fallveggies #carrots #babycarrots #roastedveggies #roasted #vegetarian #vegetables #healthyfood #healthyeats #dinnersides #dinner #sides #yummy #fiteats #instafit #instapic #foodphotography #foodporn #colorfulfood #zesty_nook
Autumn harvest!! Colorful baby carrots ๐Ÿฅ•๐Ÿฅ• oven roasted with olive oil, salt & pepper & a pinch of dried sage. Serve it with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar and fresh cherry tomatoes!! Great appetizer or simple easy sides for a light fall dinner ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ . . . . . . #harvest  #autumn  #fallveggies  #carrots  #babycarrots  #roastedveggies  #roasted  #vegetarian  #vegetables  #healthyfood  #healthyeats  #dinnersides  #dinner  #sides  #yummy  #fiteats  #instafit  #instapic  #foodphotography  #foodporn  #colorfulfood  #zesty_nook 
Topping it a notch ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ How sweet can you go .... vermicelli pudding topped with yummy jalebi ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ . Home made vermicelli pudding for #dashami offering. 
Pudding recipe ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ
Roast 1/3 cup of vermicelli in 1 Tspoon of ghee(clarified butter) once it turns light brown keep it aside . 
Boil milk and then slowly add the vermicelli and keep stirring . Keep it on medium flame and keep stirring . Once the vermicelli is cooked well add sugar as per your taste and liking ( I like it a little more ๐Ÿ˜‰) stir well and let it simmer for 10-15 mins . You can add a pinch of saffron at this point . Switch off the flame and serve warm or cold with a generous topping of buttery roasted nuts and raisins ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ .
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#desserts #kheer #pudding #vermicelli #sweets #dessertporn #foodporn #foodphotography #jalebi #homemade #homecooking #iphonephotography #instagood #instafood #instadessert #dassera #yummy #buzzfeedfood #buzzfeedindia #zesty_nook
Topping it a notch ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ How sweet can you go .... vermicelli pudding topped with yummy jalebi ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ . Home made vermicelli pudding for #dashami  offering. Pudding recipe ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Roast 1/3 cup of vermicelli in 1 Tspoon of ghee(clarified butter) once it turns light brown keep it aside . Boil milk and then slowly add the vermicelli and keep stirring . Keep it on medium flame and keep stirring . Once the vermicelli is cooked well add sugar as per your taste and liking ( I like it a little more ๐Ÿ˜‰) stir well and let it simmer for 10-15 mins . You can add a pinch of saffron at this point . Switch off the flame and serve warm or cold with a generous topping of buttery roasted nuts and raisins ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ . . . . . . #desserts  #kheer  #pudding  #vermicelli  #sweets  #dessertporn  #foodporn  #foodphotography  #jalebi  #homemade  #homecooking  #iphonephotography  #instagood  #instafood  #instadessert  #dassera  #yummy  #buzzfeedfood  #buzzfeedindia  #zesty_nook 
Fresh hot jalebis (Indian sweet dish ) at #sukhadiasweets for #navami & #dassera eve. ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ The weekend celebrations begin ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ .
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#dasseracelebration #ashtami #navamispecial #celebrations #sukhadiasweets #jalebi #indiansweets #yummy #foodie #foodiegram #njfoodie #sogood #fridayeats #yummy #goodfood #desserts #followshoutoutlikecomment #zesty_nook #deepfried #boomerang
Fresh hot jalebis (Indian sweet dish ) at #sukhadiasweets  for #navami  & #dassera  eve. ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ The weekend celebrations begin ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ . . . #dasseracelebration  #ashtami  #navamispecial  #celebrations  #sukhadiasweets  #jalebi  #indiansweets  #yummy  #foodie  #foodiegram  #njfoodie  #sogood  #fridayeats  #yummy  #goodfood  #desserts  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #zesty_nook  #deepfried  #boomerang 
Whole moong sweet Sundal . ( a sweet dish offering to the goddess of knowledge and wisdom ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ) it's the 9th day of Navratri celebration and starting this auspicious day on a sweet & divine note ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ .
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How to make ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ
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Soak whole moong beans or black gram dal overnite and then cook it in #instantpot Or regular pan till soft but not mushy . .keep it a side . 
In a wide wok of pan take 1-2 a cup of jaggery / coconut palm sugar/brown sugar with a tablespoon of water and let it melt and form a syrup . Add nuts , raisins , crushed cardamom & a pinch of saffron . 
Now add the cooked moong beans and a spoon of fresh grated coconut . 
Mix well serve warm !! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ Happy #friday everyone 
Happy #navami .
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#saraswatipuja #navami #sundal #tambrahmcooking #naividya #offerings #offeringstothegods #dugaduga #hinduism #dassera #sweets #desserts #zesty_nook #homecooking #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedindia #indiancooking #yummy #easycooking #likeforlike #instantpot #instantpotcooking #vegetarian #vegan
Whole moong sweet Sundal . ( a sweet dish offering to the goddess of knowledge and wisdom ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ) it's the 9th day of Navratri celebration and starting this auspicious day on a sweet & divine note ๐Ÿ˜‡๐Ÿ˜‡ . . How to make ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ . Soak whole moong beans or black gram dal overnite and then cook it in #instantpot  Or regular pan till soft but not mushy . .keep it a side . In a wide wok of pan take 1-2 a cup of jaggery / coconut palm sugar/brown sugar with a tablespoon of water and let it melt and form a syrup . Add nuts , raisins , crushed cardamom & a pinch of saffron . Now add the cooked moong beans and a spoon of fresh grated coconut . Mix well serve warm !! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ Happy #friday  everyone Happy #navami  . . . . . . #saraswatipuja  #navami  #sundal  #tambrahmcooking  #naividya  #offerings  #offeringstothegods  #dugaduga  #hinduism  #dassera  #sweets  #desserts  #zesty_nook  #homecooking  #goodfoodindia  #buzzfeedindia  #indiancooking  #yummy  #easycooking  #likeforlike  #instantpot  #instantpotcooking  #vegetarian  #vegan 
Aloo mutter masala . Easy peasy quick side dish made in #instantpot . .
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How to make : take 1 table spoon of oil in a pan or instant pot ( sautรฉ mode) add mustard seeds , cumin seeds , 1 green chili ๐ŸŒถ, grated ginger , garlic and curry leaf. 
Then add onion and sautรฉ well . Add spices ( salt, turmeric, chili powder, cumin-coriander powder and a pinch of garam masala . 
Add a spoon full of water to avoid the spices from burning but still cooks well . 
After a min add cubed potatoes  and 2 cut tomatoes . 
Mix well and close the lid . Cook in #instantpot for 4 mins manual . NP ( if in a regular pan add 2 tablespoons of water close with a lid and cook until potatoes are done ) 
Open the lid , add a spoon full of crushed kasuri methi , a spoon full of butter ( ghee) and serve it with cilantro garnish ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ Best side for #roti , #tortilla #bread . .
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#potatoes #indiancooking #peas #aloo #aloomutter #homecooking #homechef #deliciousfood #yummy #easypeasy #instantpotrecipes #instantpotcooking #instadaily #iphonepic #zesty_nook #vegetarian #vegetables #vegan #veganfood #vegetarianfood
Aloo mutter masala . Easy peasy quick side dish made in #instantpot  . . . . How to make : take 1 table spoon of oil in a pan or instant pot ( sautรฉ mode) add mustard seeds , cumin seeds , 1 green chili ๐ŸŒถ, grated ginger , garlic and curry leaf. Then add onion and sautรฉ well . Add spices ( salt, turmeric, chili powder, cumin-coriander powder and a pinch of garam masala . Add a spoon full of water to avoid the spices from burning but still cooks well . After a min add cubed potatoes and 2 cut tomatoes . Mix well and close the lid . Cook in #instantpot  for 4 mins manual . NP ( if in a regular pan add 2 tablespoons of water close with a lid and cook until potatoes are done ) Open the lid , add a spoon full of crushed kasuri methi , a spoon full of butter ( ghee) and serve it with cilantro garnish ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ Best side for #roti  , #tortilla  #bread  . . . . #potatoes  #indiancooking  #peas  #aloo  #aloomutter  #homecooking  #homechef  #deliciousfood  #yummy  #easypeasy  #instantpotrecipes  #instantpotcooking  #instadaily  #iphonepic  #zesty_nook  #vegetarian  #vegetables  #vegan  #veganfood  #vegetarianfood 
Pearly goodness !! Midweek morning starts with sago pearls (Sabudana) soaked Overnight and seasoned in pure ghee with cumin seeds, peanuts, raisins, salt and chili ๐ŸŒถ. Light and perfect breakfast ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ .
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#sabudana #sabudanakhichdi #sago #breakfasttime #brekkie #indianbreakfast #navratri2017 #navratridiet #fastingdiet #fastingfeasting #yummy #sogood #simpleeats #goodfoodindia #homecooking #buzzfeedfood #zesty_nook #breakfastideas #yummyinmytummy #easytomake #follow4follow
Pearly goodness !! Midweek morning starts with sago pearls (Sabudana) soaked Overnight and seasoned in pure ghee with cumin seeds, peanuts, raisins, salt and chili ๐ŸŒถ. Light and perfect breakfast ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ . . . . . #sabudana  #sabudanakhichdi  #sago  #breakfasttime  #brekkie  #indianbreakfast  #navratri2017  #navratridiet  #fastingdiet  #fastingfeasting  #yummy  #sogood  #simpleeats  #goodfoodindia  #homecooking  #buzzfeedfood  #zesty_nook  #breakfastideas  #yummyinmytummy  #easytomake  #follow4follow 
Burger for dinner ๐Ÿ” but this one is light, vegetarian and yummy . The masala patti from @traderjoes is quick and easy to make and I stacked them high with all the fixings , spicy mayo on a low carb wheat-thins burger bun .. healthy eats I say !! ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ .
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#burger #vegetarian #vegburger #masalaburger #traderjoes #dinner #homecooked #yummy #eeeeeats #buzzfeedfood #zesty_nook #goodeats #followshoutoutlikecomment #foodie #instafoodie
The "sweet pepper bro " @broritosft . So good!! Totally filling and tasty ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ Found them at the mini food truck festival @winelibrary parking lot ๐Ÿ˜€ .
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#foodtruck #broritos #winelibrary #foodtruckfestival #foodie #buzzfeedfood #foodiegram #njfoodie #burrito #vegetarian #vegetarian #stuffed #sogood #yummy #eeeeeats #instapic #instaphoto #iphonephotography #instadaily #zesty_nook #followshoutoutlikecomment
When my little princess is super excited with her pretty painted nails ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ #manicure #prettynails #nailsofinstagram #paintednails #pretty #festivenails #prettyprincessnails #matched #alldressedup #zesty_nook #instanails #nailsofinstagram #fashion #nailart #nails๐Ÿ’… #colours #nailcolor #momsofinstagram #mommyanddaughter
Aaahaaa๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ look what I finally found in my local Indian grocery store. The Maggi noodle ๐Ÿœ flavors that was launched some time back ๐Ÿ˜€ cannot wait to taste them ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
Meri Maggi ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ .
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#maggi #magginoodles #flavors #indianmaggi #maggienoodles #yummy #eeats #foodie #desifood #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedfood #zesty_nook #noodles #instanoodle #2minnoodles #masalasofindia
The Tambram dinner last nite ๐Ÿ˜‹ Home made masala dosa, menu vada, chutney and Sambar . 
Portion control was the key with these vadas ๐Ÿ˜‰. A light yet satisfying meal for the iyer family ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ .
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#masaldosa #kerela #southindiancooking #iyer #homecooking #indianfood #indiancooking #meduvada #vada #sambar #chutney #platter #tambrahm #iyercooking #dinner #saturdaydinner #homemadefood #yummy #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #buzzfeedfood #instagood #instapic #foodphotography #foodclick #spicyfood #sapad #followme #zesty_nook
The Tambram dinner last nite ๐Ÿ˜‹ Home made masala dosa, menu vada, chutney and Sambar . Portion control was the key with these vadas ๐Ÿ˜‰. A light yet satisfying meal for the iyer family ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ . . . . #masaldosa  #kerela  #southindiancooking  #iyer  #homecooking  #indianfood  #indiancooking  #meduvada  #vada  #sambar  #chutney  #platter  #tambrahm  #iyercooking  #dinner  #saturdaydinner  #homemadefood  #yummy  #goodfoodindia  #yahoofood  #buzzfeedfood  #instagood  #instapic  #foodphotography  #foodclick  #spicyfood  #sapad  #followme  #zesty_nook 
About last night's dinner ... Fiesta Friday everyone !! Vegetarian Pulled Pork taco ๐ŸŒฎ ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— {swipe to drool ๐Ÿคค} .
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Brined jackfruit sautรฉed with onions, peppers and store bought spicy taco seasoning & sauce. 
Soft Tacos ๐ŸŒฎ stuffed with this yummy filling and all the Tex-mex toppings. Use a dairy free cheese to make this dinner #vegan .
My taste buds had a Friday nite party ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Enjoy your weekend !! .
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#dinner #texmex #tacos #feistagram #feistafriday #fridaynight #fridaydinner #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #vegan #vegetarianpulledpork #veganpulledpork #jackfruit #jackfruittacos #jackfruitpulledpork #yummy #spicypork #homemadefood #homechef #followme #mexicanfood #cookingforlove #lovecooking #zesty_nook 
#instaphoto #foodporn #foodphotography #instagood #buzzfeedfood #yahoofood
About last night's dinner ... Fiesta Friday everyone !! Vegetarian Pulled Pork taco ๐ŸŒฎ ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค— {swipe to drool ๐Ÿคค} . . . Brined jackfruit sautรฉed with onions, peppers and store bought spicy taco seasoning & sauce. Soft Tacos ๐ŸŒฎ stuffed with this yummy filling and all the Tex-mex toppings. Use a dairy free cheese to make this dinner #vegan  . My taste buds had a Friday nite party ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Enjoy your weekend !! . . . . . . #dinner  #texmex  #tacos  #feistagram  #feistafriday  #fridaynight  #fridaydinner  #vegetarian  #vegetarianfood  #vegan  #vegetarianpulledpork  #veganpulledpork  #jackfruit  #jackfruittacos  #jackfruitpulledpork  #yummy  #spicypork  #homemadefood  #homechef  #followme  #mexicanfood  #cookingforlove  #lovecooking  #zesty_nook  #instaphoto  #foodporn  #foodphotography  #instagood  #buzzfeedfood  #yahoofood 
After school visit to @moranogelato for some yummy ๐Ÿ˜‹ treats.
Their blueberry-lemon gelato was my pick and it's so refreshing . Love their baby size cups which makes you try more than one flavor at a time ๐Ÿค— 
Happy Friday everyone!!
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#moranogelato #moranogelatowestfield #icecream #gelato #dessert #foodie #yummy #gelato๐Ÿฆ #gelatoitaliano #sogood #goodeats #fridaytreat #refreshing #flavors #buzzfeeedfood #zesty_nook #followshoutoutlikecomment #likephoto #instapic #iphonephotography #bluberrylemon
After school visit to @moranogelato for some yummy ๐Ÿ˜‹ treats. Their blueberry-lemon gelato was my pick and it's so refreshing . Love their baby size cups which makes you try more than one flavor at a time ๐Ÿค— Happy Friday everyone!! . . . . #moranogelato  #moranogelatowestfield  #icecream  #gelato  #dessert  #foodie  #yummy  #gelato ๐Ÿฆ #gelatoitaliano  #sogood  #goodeats  #fridaytreat  #refreshing  #flavors  #buzzfeeedfood  #zesty_nook  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #likephoto  #instapic  #iphonephotography  #bluberrylemon 
Fresh out of the oven . Warm chocolate chip cookies ๐Ÿช Monday feels just fine now ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ I am not a good baker so for me the @traderjoes cookie dough works great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #cookies #cookies๐Ÿช #chocolatechip #chocolatechipcookies #chocolatechips #yummy #traderjoes #warmcookies #freshoutoftheoven #sogood #foodie #sweeteats #dessert #cookiegram #instagood #zesty_nook #instakids #followme #semihomemade #amaturebaker #foodphotography #instafood #iphonepic
Fresh out of the oven . Warm chocolate chip cookies ๐Ÿช Monday feels just fine now ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ I am not a good baker so for me the @traderjoes cookie dough works great ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #cookies  #cookies ๐Ÿช #chocolatechip  #chocolatechipcookies  #chocolatechips  #yummy  #traderjoes  #warmcookies  #freshoutoftheoven  #sogood  #foodie  #sweeteats  #dessert  #cookiegram  #instagood  #zesty_nook  #instakids  #followme  #semihomemade  #amaturebaker  #foodphotography  #instafood  #iphonepic 
School lunch, Day 1 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Mini idlis made in silicon molds .. good old Idlis all fancy now for a new school year lunch ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ mildly spiced coconut chutney and Juice box to go ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ ....
๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #school #schoollunch #kidslunch #kidslunchbox #instamom #instakids #tiffinbox #idlichutney #idly #tambrahmfood #southindiancooking #homecooking #tiffin #homemadefood #followshoutoutlikecomment #instafood #instapic #piccollage #buzzfeedfood #zesty_nook #momsofinstagram #instakids #eeeeeats #foodphotography #instagrammer #goodeats#lunchboxideas #vegetarian
School lunch, Day 1 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ Mini idlis made in silicon molds .. good old Idlis all fancy now for a new school year lunch ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ mildly spiced coconut chutney and Juice box to go ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ .... ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #school  #schoollunch  #kidslunch  #kidslunchbox  #instamom  #instakids  #tiffinbox  #idlichutney  #idly  #tambrahmfood  #southindiancooking  #homecooking  #tiffin  #homemadefood  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #instafood  #instapic  #piccollage  #buzzfeedfood  #zesty_nook  #momsofinstagram  #instakids  #eeeeeats  #foodphotography  #instagrammer  #goodeats #lunchboxideas  #vegetarian 
Leftover alert ๐Ÿšจ 
Leftover Sadhya ( feast) veggies/ sides taste better the next day . My mom makes this amazing buttery toast sandwich with all the leftover sides mixed and reheated . 
I had a little avial left over from yesterday's Onam Sadhya . So reheated piled it high on a sandwich bread and made a toast sandwich . So yummy and brings back childhood memories ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ This can be made with any side dish . Easy breakfast on a weekday morning . 
#avial #leftovers #sandwich #breakfast #brekkie #indiancooking #southindian #southindiancooking #toasttuesday #toastsandwich #yummy #homemade #goodfoodindia #buzzfeedfood #leftoverideas #onamsadhya #vegetarian #vegetables #foodporn #instafood #followshoutoutlikecomment #zesty_nook
Leftover alert ๐Ÿšจ Leftover Sadhya ( feast) veggies/ sides taste better the next day . My mom makes this amazing buttery toast sandwich with all the leftover sides mixed and reheated . I had a little avial left over from yesterday's Onam Sadhya . So reheated piled it high on a sandwich bread and made a toast sandwich . So yummy and brings back childhood memories ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ This can be made with any side dish . Easy breakfast on a weekday morning . #avial  #leftovers  #sandwich  #breakfast  #brekkie  #indiancooking  #southindian  #southindiancooking  #toasttuesday  #toastsandwich  #yummy  #homemade  #goodfoodindia  #buzzfeedfood  #leftoverideas  #onamsadhya  #vegetarian  #vegetables  #foodporn  #instafood  #followshoutoutlikecomment  #zesty_nook 
Crispy okra in a yogurt sauce! ( Vendakai pachhadi) a very traditional south Indian side dish . ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ sautรฉ thinly sliced okra in oil until crispy . Add salt as per taste . Keep it aside. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ make a mixture of yogurt, and a paste of coconut, green chili and mustard seeds . 
Once ready to serve  add the crispy okra to the yogurt mixture and serve . 
Great side dish with rice , dal or can be used as a dip/ condiments . 
#okra #indiancooking #southindiancuisine #southindiancooking #kerela #kerelacuisine #tambrahmcooking #tambrahmfood #pachadi #homecooking #onam #yummy #yahoofood #goodfoodindia #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #vegetables #zesty_nook #yogurt #dip #condiment
Crispy okra in a yogurt sauce! ( Vendakai pachhadi) a very traditional south Indian side dish . ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ sautรฉ thinly sliced okra in oil until crispy . Add salt as per taste . Keep it aside. ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ make a mixture of yogurt, and a paste of coconut, green chili and mustard seeds . Once ready to serve add the crispy okra to the yogurt mixture and serve . Great side dish with rice , dal or can be used as a dip/ condiments . #okra  #indiancooking  #southindiancuisine  #southindiancooking  #kerela  #kerelacuisine  #tambrahmcooking  #tambrahmfood  #pachadi  #homecooking  #onam  #yummy  #yahoofood  #goodfoodindia  #vegetarian  #vegetarianfood  #vegetables  #zesty_nook  #yogurt  #dip  #condiment 
The oh so good Acai bowl !! Blend of Acai purรฉe, green semi frozen figs & Indian berries ( Jamun) topped with fresh figs, unsweetened coconut flakes and a dollop of nondairy coconut pineapple sorbet ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚ One of my easy eats !! #acaibowl #aรงai #figs #brekkie #breakfast #goodeats #healthyeats #eatfit #instafit #instagood #foodie #instafood #jamun #indianberries #zesty_nook #vegetarian #vegan #eeeeeats #huffposttaste #huffpostgram #breakfastlover #breakfastbowl
The oh so good Acai bowl !! Blend of Acai purรฉe, green semi frozen figs & Indian berries ( Jamun) topped with fresh figs, unsweetened coconut flakes and a dollop of nondairy coconut pineapple sorbet ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ™‚ One of my easy eats !! #acaibowl  #aรงai  #figs  #brekkie  #breakfast  #goodeats  #healthyeats  #eatfit  #instafit  #instagood  #foodie  #instafood  #jamun  #indianberries  #zesty_nook  #vegetarian  #vegan  #eeeeeats  #huffposttaste  #huffpostgram  #breakfastlover  #breakfastbowl 
Quick coconut bites for any occasion ( nariyal ladoo)  3 ingredients-5 min recipe ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ1 cup coconut powder (unsweetened shredded coconut) ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ 1 tspoon ghee ( unsalted butter) 
Roast the coconut in ghee for a couple of mins , add the condensed milk and cook till the mixture starts oozing out the butter . Switch off the heat , let the mixture cool and form the desired shape . Roll it in dry coconut to give it a nice outer texture . Top it with nuts, raisins , chocolate pieces if you like .  Enjoy this quick and easy dessert . 
#laddoo #indiansweets #coconut #nariyal #dessert #energybites #vegetarian #sweets #homemade #homecooking #easy #easycooking #quickcooking #ganpati #indianfestival #prasadam #yummy #eeeeeats #festival #instagood #instapic #iphonephotography #sogood #indiancooking #zesty_nook #instadaily
Quick coconut bites for any occasion ( nariyal ladoo) 3 ingredients-5 min recipe ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ1 cup coconut powder (unsweetened shredded coconut) ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ 1 tspoon ghee ( unsalted butter) Roast the coconut in ghee for a couple of mins , add the condensed milk and cook till the mixture starts oozing out the butter . Switch off the heat , let the mixture cool and form the desired shape . Roll it in dry coconut to give it a nice outer texture . Top it with nuts, raisins , chocolate pieces if you like . Enjoy this quick and easy dessert . #laddoo  #indiansweets  #coconut  #nariyal  #dessert  #energybites  #vegetarian  #sweets  #homemade  #homecooking  #easy  #easycooking  #quickcooking  #ganpati  #indianfestival  #prasadam  #yummy  #eeeeeats  #festival  #instagood  #instapic  #iphonephotography  #sogood  #indiancooking  #zesty_nook  #instadaily 
5 servings of fruit a day ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผโœ…โœ…โœ… Perfectly picked fresh strawberries dipped in dark chocolate. Got them from a local fudge shop!! So good ๐Ÿ˜Š a pick me up after lunch ๐Ÿ˜‰

#strawberries #chocolatecoveredstrawberries #fruits #chocolate #yummy #instagood #instapic #shoplocal #yummy #gourmetfood #dessert #foodie #instafoodie #zesty_nook #iphonephotography
Vegetable Upma with farm fresh tomatoes ๐Ÿ…. Great family breakfast with the right intake of veggies. ( I mixed equal proportion of semolina and oats for this recipe and followed the traditional Upma method) 
Fun & fancy plating for my little ones ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
#semolina #upma #ravaupma #indiancooking #simplecooking #instamom #instacooking #kidsbreakfast #breakfast #morningtiffin #southindianfood #healthybreakfast #healthyeats #vegetarian #vegetables #instagood #yummy #eeeeeats #homecooking #food #foodfotography #zesty_nook #goodfood #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #buzzfeedfood #easytomake #brekie #brekfast #brekkie
Vegetable Upma with farm fresh tomatoes ๐Ÿ…. Great family breakfast with the right intake of veggies. ( I mixed equal proportion of semolina and oats for this recipe and followed the traditional Upma method) Fun & fancy plating for my little ones ๐Ÿ˜‰ #semolina  #upma  #ravaupma  #indiancooking  #simplecooking  #instamom  #instacooking  #kidsbreakfast  #breakfast  #morningtiffin  #southindianfood  #healthybreakfast  #healthyeats  #vegetarian  #vegetables  #instagood  #yummy  #eeeeeats  #homecooking  #food  #foodfotography  #zesty_nook  #goodfood  #goodfoodindia  #yahoofood  #buzzfeedfood  #easytomake  #brekie  #brekfast  #brekkie 
Pure indulgence!!
The yummiest magnum bar with toppings like shaved sherbet, orange crispy pearls, gold dust and many more . 
20 toppings and 3 sauces drizzled on your choice of milk or chocolate bar . So worth it !! #drooling #magnumnyc #magnumicecream #makeyourownicecream #magnumbar #delish #indulge #sogood #yummy #icecream #nyceats #eeeeeats #dessert #foodie #foodporn #instagood #nycfood #zesty_nook #saturday #icecreamfirst #iphonepic #dilsefoodie
Drizzle away ...so so good !! Make your own magnum bar @magnum NYC pop up shop . 
#magnumnyc #magnumicecream #nyc #icecream #indulgence #whitechocolate #makeyourown #loveicecream #zesty_nook 
#yummy #eeeeeats #foodie #instafoodie #boomerang #instagood
A very simple yet flavorful dal ( yellow split moong lentil)  cooked the dal in Instant pot and then seasoned it with clarified butter, roasted cumin , turmeric, salt and cayenne pepper . Simple basic ingredients cooked to perfection ๐Ÿ˜‹ easy weekday lunch . Serve with roti or rice . Moong dal with jeere ka tadka๐Ÿ˜‰

#dal #comfortfood #vegetarian #lentils #indianfood #indiancooking #dalchawal #easycooking #homecooking #comfortfood #weekdaylunch #lunch #eeeeeats #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #homecooks #zesty_nook #instagood #instafood #instapic #yummy #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #flavors #indianflavours #foodielife #momsrecipe #simplefood
A very simple yet flavorful dal ( yellow split moong lentil) cooked the dal in Instant pot and then seasoned it with clarified butter, roasted cumin , turmeric, salt and cayenne pepper . Simple basic ingredients cooked to perfection ๐Ÿ˜‹ easy weekday lunch . Serve with roti or rice . Moong dal with jeere ka tadka๐Ÿ˜‰ #dal  #comfortfood  #vegetarian  #lentils  #indianfood  #indiancooking  #dalchawal  #easycooking  #homecooking  #comfortfood  #weekdaylunch  #lunch  #eeeeeats  #goodfoodindia  #yahoofood  #homecooks  #zesty_nook  #instagood  #instafood  #instapic  #yummy  #instantpot  #instantpotrecipes  #flavors  #indianflavours  #foodielife  #momsrecipe  #simplefood 
Visited this wonderful little cafe and bakery at Corning downtown. Great food and very beautiful ambience. Loved their  bubble tea and quinoa cabbage crepe with peanut sauce ๐Ÿ˜‹ 
#poppleton #poppletonbakery #corning #upstateny #zesty_nook #travel #eatlocal #vegan #bubbletea #crepes #yummy #foodie #traveleats #eeeeeats #summereats #breakfast #eatfresh #quinoa
O my Oats ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒ!!! Beating the Monday morning blues with this good looking bowl of @vegan Oats ๐Ÿ˜Š 
This Bowl has ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ 1] Steel cut Oats unsweetened cooked in Instantpot ( you can cook in stovetop , microwave , overnight soaking ) 
2] non dairy high protein nut milk ( u can use regular milk ) 
3] unsweetened coconut powder 
4] Jamun fruit ( Indian black plum - India's own super fruit๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ) 5] Banana ๐ŸŒ 
6] sweet ripe mangoes 
7] chia seeds soaked overnite in fresh juice ( I always have this in my fridge) add this syrup to anything that needs sugar and texture ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
This is bowl full of Yumminess and goodness!!
How's your Monday morning ? ๐Ÿค—

#oats #monday #mondaymorning #breakfast #eatfit #goodeats #foodie #foodporn #foodphotography #looksgood #jamun #indianplum #instagood #instafitness #vegan #vegetarian #oatsmeal #bowl #homecooking #instamom #goodfood #chia #zesty_nook #followme #instabowl #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #nutmilk #protien #nondairy
O my Oats ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒ๐Ÿ˜ฒ!!! Beating the Monday morning blues with this good looking bowl of @vegan Oats ๐Ÿ˜Š This Bowl has ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ 1] Steel cut Oats unsweetened cooked in Instantpot ( you can cook in stovetop , microwave , overnight soaking ) 2] non dairy high protein nut milk ( u can use regular milk ) 3] unsweetened coconut powder 4] Jamun fruit ( Indian black plum - India's own super fruit๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ) 5] Banana ๐ŸŒ 6] sweet ripe mangoes 7] chia seeds soaked overnite in fresh juice ( I always have this in my fridge) add this syrup to anything that needs sugar and texture ๐Ÿ˜‰ This is bowl full of Yumminess and goodness!! How's your Monday morning ? ๐Ÿค— #oats  #monday  #mondaymorning  #breakfast  #eatfit  #goodeats  #foodie  #foodporn  #foodphotography  #looksgood  #jamun  #indianplum  #instagood  #instafitness  #vegan  #vegetarian  #oatsmeal  #bowl  #homecooking  #instamom  #goodfood  #chia  #zesty_nook  #followme  #instabowl  #instantpot  #instantpotrecipes  #nutmilk  #protien  #nondairy 
When a traditional Italian dish meets Chinese sauces magic happens ๐Ÿ˜‰ Presenting the schezwan-ravioli fry . This lip smacking appetizer, bite size flavor bombs are perfect hors d'oeuvres for a party or family dinner . 
I got the semi-cooked cheese and arugula ravioli from @traderjoes ( available in other store frozen section or fresh at specialty Italian deli or store ) and cooked them as per the packet instructions, then in a wok took some sesame oil added these raviolis and added the schezwan sauce( garlic chili paste, soy sauce , vinegar, a spoon of tomato ketchup, salt ,pinch of sugar ) you can use store bought sauce too . Garnish it with green scallions, slit green chili and serve hot . ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ #raviolis #ravioli #appetizers #starters #bitesize #vegetarian #homecooked #fusion #chinesefood #schezwan #hordoeuvres #entertainingideas #partyfood #instafood #foodie #eeeeeats #homechef #spicy #yummy #yummmmm #goodfood #spicyfood #zesty_nook #traderjoes #traderjoeslist
When a traditional Italian dish meets Chinese sauces magic happens ๐Ÿ˜‰ Presenting the schezwan-ravioli fry . This lip smacking appetizer, bite size flavor bombs are perfect hors d'oeuvres for a party or family dinner . I got the semi-cooked cheese and arugula ravioli from @traderjoes ( available in other store frozen section or fresh at specialty Italian deli or store ) and cooked them as per the packet instructions, then in a wok took some sesame oil added these raviolis and added the schezwan sauce( garlic chili paste, soy sauce , vinegar, a spoon of tomato ketchup, salt ,pinch of sugar ) you can use store bought sauce too . Garnish it with green scallions, slit green chili and serve hot . ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ #raviolis  #ravioli  #appetizers  #starters  #bitesize  #vegetarian  #homecooked  #fusion  #chinesefood  #schezwan  #hordoeuvres  #entertainingideas  #partyfood  #instafood  #foodie  #eeeeeats  #homechef  #spicy  #yummy  #yummmmm  #goodfood  #spicyfood  #zesty_nook  #traderjoes  #traderjoeslist 
Small joys ๐Ÿ˜ 
Thanks for a ๐Ÿ’ฏ 
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It's National watermelon day today ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ 8/3 
How cool is this fruit that it has its own day to celebrate ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Cheers to this cool summer fruit ๐Ÿ‰ and this chilled fresh watermelon juice ๐Ÿฅ‚ 
#watermelon #watermelonjuice #nationalwatermelonday #cool #summerdrink #freshfruits #freshfruit #eatfresh #chill #eeeeeats #homemade #yummy #refreshing #kidsdrink #instamom #instagram #instagood #instapic #eathealthy #summereats #zesty_nook #followme #wtrmlnwtr #plantbased #vegan #melons #fruits #fruit #kidseathealthy
It's National watermelon day today ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ‰๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‰ 8/3 How cool is this fruit that it has its own day to celebrate ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Cheers to this cool summer fruit ๐Ÿ‰ and this chilled fresh watermelon juice ๐Ÿฅ‚ #watermelon  #watermelonjuice  #nationalwatermelonday  #cool  #summerdrink  #freshfruits  #freshfruit  #eatfresh  #chill  #eeeeeats  #homemade  #yummy  #refreshing  #kidsdrink  #instamom  #instagram  #instagood  #instapic  #eathealthy  #summereats  #zesty_nook  #followme  #wtrmlnwtr  #plantbased  #vegan  #melons  #fruits  #fruit  #kidseathealthy 
Breakfast dessert anyone ? ๐Ÿ˜€
Overnite soaked oats, quinoa and flaxseeds in a cup full of non dairy protein nut milk and dressed up with fresh strawberries, blueberries, Pitaya (dragon fruit) and golden kiwi ๐Ÿฅ 
Classic oats breakfast all dressed up . Which kid would not wake up to this ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Well I sure did ๐Ÿ˜‰ my kids loved it too ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ #vegan #vegansofinstagram #veganbreakfast #vegetarian #breakfast #overniteoats #oats #dragonfruit #pitayas #fruits #healthyeating #healthybreakfast #healthymom #instamom #instapic #goodeats #eathealthy #eeeeeats #mornings #summerbreakfast #nocooking #nocookbreakfast #zesty_nook #instafit #eatfresh  #followme #nutmilk #instagood #nondairy
Breakfast dessert anyone ? ๐Ÿ˜€ Overnite soaked oats, quinoa and flaxseeds in a cup full of non dairy protein nut milk and dressed up with fresh strawberries, blueberries, Pitaya (dragon fruit) and golden kiwi ๐Ÿฅ Classic oats breakfast all dressed up . Which kid would not wake up to this ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Well I sure did ๐Ÿ˜‰ my kids loved it too ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ #vegan  #vegansofinstagram  #veganbreakfast  #vegetarian  #breakfast  #overniteoats  #oats  #dragonfruit  #pitayas  #fruits  #healthyeating  #healthybreakfast  #healthymom  #instamom  #instapic  #goodeats  #eathealthy  #eeeeeats  #mornings  #summerbreakfast  #nocooking  #nocookbreakfast  #zesty_nook  #instafit  #eatfresh  #followme  #nutmilk  #instagood  #nondairy 
The weekend home made lunch Thali (platter) is back . 
Oonda kozumbu ( spicy lentil balls cooked in a tamarind and spice gravy),
Okra stir fry, cluster beans and potato stir fry ( made in my instant pot) and a simple salad served with roti,rice and chips ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ A satisfying home cooked meal! 
#lunchplatter #platter #homecooked #homemadefood #homecooking #homechef #indiancooking #indianfood #yahoofood #goodfoodindia #southindiancooking #southindianfood #zesty_nook #yum #instafood #lunch #weekendlunch #vegetarian #vegetarianrecipes
The weekend home made lunch Thali (platter) is back . Oonda kozumbu ( spicy lentil balls cooked in a tamarind and spice gravy), Okra stir fry, cluster beans and potato stir fry ( made in my instant pot) and a simple salad served with roti,rice and chips ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ A satisfying home cooked meal! #lunchplatter  #platter  #homecooked  #homemadefood  #homecooking  #homechef  #indiancooking  #indianfood  #yahoofood  #goodfoodindia  #southindiancooking  #southindianfood  #zesty_nook  #yum  #instafood  #lunch  #weekendlunch  #vegetarian  #vegetarianrecipes 
A Starbucks break on a weekend road trip. The @starbucks teavana fruit infusions are light and refreshing ๐Ÿ˜Š 
#starbucks #icetea #icedtea #teavanashakenicedtea #infusedtea #tealove #summer #summerdrink #zesty_nook
The "triple C toast" as I call it. Chili, corn and cheese toast . Along with the 3C's, I added onion, garlic, spinach and a pinch of garam masala to the white cheese sauce to zest it up further. The cheesy yummy sourdough bread toast is a great start to the weekend๐Ÿ˜‰ 
#cheese #grilledcheese #grilledcheesesandwich #cheesetoast #cheesesandwich #fridaydinner #homemade #homecooking #instamom #instapic #instafood #foodie #mumbaifood #zesty_nook #yummy #yum
Some run for fitness, some for happiness, but a foodie runs for Pizza ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ My annual 5K pizza run .. yeah the finish line looks delish!! #running #5krun #5k #pizza #pizzarun #foodie #runner #zesty_nook #fitmom #instarunners #instafoodie
Taco ๐ŸŒฎ Tuesday my friends!! That's dinner for tonite . I added multiple beans, lentils & sprouts Instead of just the traditional black beans, swapped my portion of rice with letuce and fresh veggies . So yummy !! The taco bar is set .. ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜Š ENJOY ๐Ÿ˜‹

#tacos #tacotuesday #healthyeating #homecooking #kidsfood #mexicanfood #instafood #zesty_nook
"Smoked cumin-cauli stir fry" (Masaledar jeera-Gobi) ๐Ÿ˜‹ 
Cauliflower florets stir fried with smoked cumin, green peppers and GGC paste. Serve with hot phulkas for the ultimate comfort food . 
#cauliflower #vegetarian #vegetables #homecooking #indiancooking #goodfood #comfortfood #instafood #zesty_nook #followme #lunch #indiansidedish
Simple weekday meals - lots of veggies. Cabbage,edamame & peas stir fry (poriyal), Okra stir fry, eggplant ๐Ÿ† sambar , roti and rice ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ nothing fancy easy and light platter :) #vegetables #vegetarian #thali #homecooking #indiancooking #instafood #instavegetarian #healthyeating #simplecooking #yahoofood #goodfoodindia #weekdaylunch #zesty_nook #foodie
The ultimate chocolate Lava Meltdown @coldstone . 
Warm Chocolate Cake, French Vanilla Ice Cream, Whipped Topping, Fudge and Shaved Chocolate โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿจ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ That was last nite after a family game nite . How was your weekend ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
#coldstonecreamery #coldstone #icecream #dessert #chocolatelava #yummy #yum #foodporn #instagram #instapic #instagood #weekenddessert #sundayfunday #zesty_nook #foodie #foodiesofinstagram #followme
The ultimate chocolate Lava Meltdown @coldstone . Warm Chocolate Cake, French Vanilla Ice Cream, Whipped Topping, Fudge and Shaved Chocolate โค๏ธ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿจ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ That was last nite after a family game nite . How was your weekend ๐Ÿ˜‰ #coldstonecreamery  #coldstone  #icecream  #dessert  #chocolatelava  #yummy  #yum  #foodporn  #instagram  #instapic  #instagood  #weekenddessert  #sundayfunday  #zesty_nook  #foodie  #foodiesofinstagram  #followme 
The weekend " Misal bar" set up for family lunch time . Make your own Misal bowl/ platter with all the toppings ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„ {Misal is a Traditional Maharashtrian dish made with Moong  sprouts and spices topped with onions , tomato, garlic chutney, cilantro , lime etc } served with buttery Pav . So yumm! 
#misal #misalpav #spicy #indianfood #homecooking #homemade #indianfood #indiancuisine #indiancooking #streetfood #yummy #yum #mumbaifoodie #mumbai #instafood #instamom #zesty_nook #maharashtrianfood
The weekend " Misal bar" set up for family lunch time . Make your own Misal bowl/ platter with all the toppings ๐Ÿ˜„๐Ÿ˜„ {Misal is a Traditional Maharashtrian dish made with Moong sprouts and spices topped with onions , tomato, garlic chutney, cilantro , lime etc } served with buttery Pav . So yumm! #misal  #misalpav  #spicy  #indianfood  #homecooking  #homemade  #indianfood  #indiancuisine  #indiancooking  #streetfood  #yummy  #yum  #mumbaifoodie  #mumbai  #instafood  #instamom  #zesty_nook  #maharashtrianfood 
Ohhh the falafel ๐Ÿฅ™ platter @thehalalguys ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ the crispy spicy Falafel, the amazing rice and the white sauce is so good ๐Ÿ˜Š I had an extra serving of their white sauce and a little drizzle of their spicy sauce as well . Oh forgot to mention they have a super spicy hummus too ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝnow that's a great meal ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ happy Friday friends ๐Ÿ˜€

#thehalalguys #falafel #platter #fridayeats #sogood #yum #yummy #spicy #spicyfood #instagrammers #instagood #instapic #zesty_nook #foodie #instafoodie #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #eeeeeats #newjersey #njeats #jerseyfoodie
Ohhh the falafel ๐Ÿฅ™ platter @thehalalguys ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ the crispy spicy Falafel, the amazing rice and the white sauce is so good ๐Ÿ˜Š I had an extra serving of their white sauce and a little drizzle of their spicy sauce as well . Oh forgot to mention they have a super spicy hummus too ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝnow that's a great meal ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ happy Friday friends ๐Ÿ˜€ #thehalalguys  #falafel  #platter  #fridayeats  #sogood  #yum  #yummy  #spicy  #spicyfood  #instagrammers  #instagood  #instapic  #zesty_nook  #foodie  #instafoodie  #vegetarian  #vegetarianfood  #eeeeeats  #newjersey  #njeats  #jerseyfoodie 
That was dinner last nite @ Olive Garden. 
Ravioli di Portobello! 
Filled with portobello mushrooms, topped with a creamy smoked cheese and sun-dried tomato sauce ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #dinner #olivegarden #cheese #ravioli #portobello #yummy #yum #instapic #instafoodie #foodporn #foodie #eatingout #thursdaynight #sogood #followme #instagrammers #instagram #zesty_nook #vegetarian #vegetariandinner #italianfood
Summer evenings and all you need is a Acai- Pitaya bowl with mango, strawberry, granola, banana and blueberry sweetened with agave ๐Ÿ˜‹ yummy and healthy ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #zesty_nook #pitaya #pitayabowl #acaibowl #acaibowls #acai #fresh #healthyeats #goodeats #eathealthy #fresh #eatfresh #fruits #summer #summereats #bowls #yummy #yum #localeats #foodie
That fresh cut French beans stir fry with my hand blended coconut and chili paste ๐Ÿ˜‹ 
Totally worth the effort blending the paste manually in Mortar/pestle ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #frenchbeans #poriyal #stirfry #vegetarian #vegetables #eatfresh #zesty_nook #homecooked #homecooking #southindiancooking #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #sidedishes
Traditionally modern! 
My mortar/pestle is a kitchen essential. Course ground chili and coconut in the making, for some French beans stir fry ๐Ÿ˜‹ flavor bomb๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ˜Š #mortarandpestle #traditionalcooking #indiancooking #homecooking #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #kitchengadgets #zesty_nook #vegetarian #coconut #grinding
Nature's own palette ๐ŸŽจ no filter needed. Eat fresh, stay healthy!

#vegetables #color #fresh #farmfresh #buylocal #summervegetables #wegmans #peppers #eatfresh #veggies #vegetarian #zesty_nook #nofilter #instapic #iphonephotography #colorfulpeppers #rawfood
Call it a chutney, dip, spread, dressing or a Marinade. This versatile blend of coconut, cilantro, green chilies and yogurt is perfect with almost every dish ๐Ÿ˜€ {swipe for more clicks ๐Ÿ˜Š}
Method ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ
2 table spoons roasted gram dal ( Channa) 
Fistful of cilantro , 3 green chilies , 2 tablespoons freshly grated coconut , 1 garlic clove , salt to taste and yogurt to blend ( water if needed to adjust the consistency) blend them all and add a tempering of coconut oil mustard seeds , curry leaf and dried red chili ๐ŸŒถ. Dip away to your fav snack , chips , veggies, or use it as a marinade too . I love it with my humble idli ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #chutney #dip #spread #marinade #indiancooking #homecooking #coconut #yummy #yumm #zesty_nook #instagood #instafood #foodie #instamom #southindiancooking #followme
Call it a chutney, dip, spread, dressing or a Marinade. This versatile blend of coconut, cilantro, green chilies and yogurt is perfect with almost every dish ๐Ÿ˜€ {swipe for more clicks ๐Ÿ˜Š} Method ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿฝ 2 table spoons roasted gram dal ( Channa) Fistful of cilantro , 3 green chilies , 2 tablespoons freshly grated coconut , 1 garlic clove , salt to taste and yogurt to blend ( water if needed to adjust the consistency) blend them all and add a tempering of coconut oil mustard seeds , curry leaf and dried red chili ๐ŸŒถ. Dip away to your fav snack , chips , veggies, or use it as a marinade too . I love it with my humble idli ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #chutney  #dip  #spread  #marinade  #indiancooking  #homecooking  #coconut  #yummy  #yumm  #zesty_nook  #instagood  #instafood  #foodie  #instamom  #southindiancooking  #followme 
Coffee break ? Cooling down with a cold brew popsicle ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š chilled and refreshing .. #coldbrew #coldbrewcoffee #coffeepop #coffeelovers #coffeepopsicle #yummy #yumm #summer #summercoolers #zesty_nook #traderjoes #popsicle #instagram #instagood #foodie #instaclick #iphoneclick #instaphoto #sogood #followme
Perfect cup of cappuccino!! Monday morning fuel ๐ŸŒž

#cappuccino #coffee #mondaymorning #cappucino #instagram #instafood #instacoffee #foodie #localcafe #zesty_nook
BonBons!!! Ahh those little bites of heaven ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜ these yummy chocolate covered mango sorbet bites are perfect guilt free desserts ๐Ÿ˜‰ Another great buy from Trader Joe's ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ #bonbons #dessert #traderjoes #yummy #yum #littlebitesofheaven #littlebites #sorbet #mango #instapic #instagood #foodie #foodporn #dessertporn #dessertlove #lowcal #fitdessert #zesty_nook
Weekend trip to the local farmers market . Got some really interesting veggies .. leafy onions , Garlic spears and ofcourse fresh corn ๐ŸŒฝ. Can't wait to cook some yummy dishes ๐Ÿ˜ƒ farm to table !! #farmersmarket #summer #farmfresh #fresh #vegetables #vegetarian #buylocal #garlicspears #zesty_nook
Breakfast be like ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜ƒ Egg white omelette with toast and home style hash and Hawaiian pancakes ๐Ÿฅž @lepeepnj with my dear friend @mango_n_kale . So yummy ๐Ÿ˜‹ 
#breakfast #eggs #eggwhites #omlette #eggwhiteomlette #eggwhite #pancakes #breakfastwithafriend #foodie #instagrammers #instafoodie #instapic #phonepic #zesty_nook #yummy #yum #followme #njeats #njfoodie
An eggplant lover would know the different flavors and textures of various kinds of eggplant ๐Ÿ† .
Tried marking bharta with green eggplant and it's a whole new flavor profile for bharta ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ. This is a spicy dish with roasted eggplant and onion cooked in Indian spices and garam masala. OMG delish ๐Ÿ˜‹

#eggplant #bharta #baigankabharta #indiancooking #indiancuisine #spice #spicyfood #lunch #desi #greeneggplant #farmfresh #vegetarian #vegetables #vegetarianrecipes #homecooked #homecooking #instacook #instafood #yummy #goodfood #delish #zesty_nook #baingan #baiganbharta
An eggplant lover would know the different flavors and textures of various kinds of eggplant ๐Ÿ† . Tried marking bharta with green eggplant and it's a whole new flavor profile for bharta ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ. This is a spicy dish with roasted eggplant and onion cooked in Indian spices and garam masala. OMG delish ๐Ÿ˜‹ #eggplant  #bharta  #baigankabharta  #indiancooking  #indiancuisine  #spice  #spicyfood  #lunch  #desi  #greeneggplant  #farmfresh  #vegetarian  #vegetables  #vegetarianrecipes  #homecooked  #homecooking  #instacook  #instafood  #yummy  #goodfood  #delish  #zesty_nook  #baingan  #baiganbharta 
Path to happiness ๐Ÿ˜ ocean ๐ŸŒŠ love โค๏ธ #summer2017 #beach #jerseyshore #wildwoodnj #wildwoods #sand #zesty_nook #nature #instapic #instagram #travel #familytime
A soft serve ๐Ÿฆ on a summer evening from @kohrscustard at @wildwoodboardwalk . Summer = beach ๐ŸŒŠ, boardwalk & ice creams ๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ #softserve #softserveicecream #boardwalk #summer2017 #summer #wildwoodnj #kohrsbros #kohrsbrosicecream #jerseyshore #zesty_nook
When middle eastern cuisine meets Indian cooking ... The Falafel Khadi is a perfect hack when you are too lazy to make the pakoda for the traditional khadi ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰ absolutely yummy pairing of baked spicy falafel (store bought) cooked in a spicy yogurt chickpea flour sauce ๐Ÿ˜‹ try this hack for a quick & delicious dish . 
#khadi #kadi #indiancooking #hackcooking #falafel #savory #spicyfood #indianfusion #fusionfood #delish #yummy #yum #simplehacks #homecooking #indianfood #foodie #yahoofood #lunch #goodfood #goodfoodindia #cookinghacks #kadipakoda #zesty_nook 
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When middle eastern cuisine meets Indian cooking ... The Falafel Khadi is a perfect hack when you are too lazy to make the pakoda for the traditional khadi ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰ absolutely yummy pairing of baked spicy falafel (store bought) cooked in a spicy yogurt chickpea flour sauce ๐Ÿ˜‹ try this hack for a quick & delicious dish . #khadi  #kadi  #indiancooking  #hackcooking  #falafel  #savory  #spicyfood  #indianfusion  #fusionfood  #delish  #yummy  #yum  #simplehacks  #homecooking  #indianfood  #foodie  #yahoofood  #lunch  #goodfood  #goodfoodindia  #cookinghacks  #kadipakoda  #zesty_nook  #followme 
Call it a perfect pairing or the ultimate tambram platter ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Moringa sambar & cabbage poriyal ( stir fry) served with steamed rice . So so good . The flavor of moringa elevates the sambar to a different level ๐Ÿ˜‹Add a pappadam and complete the meal ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š #lunch #lunchplate #platter #sambar #simplemeals #meals #indiancuisine #indianfood #indiancooking #homecooked #homecooking #goodfood #simplecooking #riceplate #yahoofood #yummy #yum #zesty_nook #followme #southindian #kerelacuisine #tambram #samayal #tambramfood #instafood #instacooking
Call it a perfect pairing or the ultimate tambram platter ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ Moringa sambar & cabbage poriyal ( stir fry) served with steamed rice . So so good . The flavor of moringa elevates the sambar to a different level ๐Ÿ˜‹Add a pappadam and complete the meal ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š #lunch  #lunchplate  #platter  #sambar  #simplemeals  #meals  #indiancuisine  #indianfood  #indiancooking  #homecooked  #homecooking  #goodfood  #simplecooking  #riceplate  #yahoofood  #yummy  #yum  #zesty_nook  #followme  #southindian  #kerelacuisine  #tambram  #samayal  #tambramfood  #instafood  #instacooking 
Simple dal khichdi made in Instant Pot for dinner yesterday .  Rice and yellow lentils cooked in IP with a pinch of Tumeric and salt to taste . 15 mins manual and then QR after 5 mins . Season it with clarified butter , cumin Seeds and garlic ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ Serve hot!! My kids loved it ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ You can certainly make it in a regular pressure cooker , rice cooker or stove top . 
#khichadi #khichdi #rice #lentils #dinner #simpleeats #instamom #instantpot #instantpotrecipes #homecooking #indiancooking #indianfood #foodie #yummy #yum #kidsfood #easyrecipes #goodfood #goodfoodindia #vegetarian #proteins #lentilprotein #zesty_nook
Simple dal khichdi made in Instant Pot for dinner yesterday . Rice and yellow lentils cooked in IP with a pinch of Tumeric and salt to taste . 15 mins manual and then QR after 5 mins . Season it with clarified butter , cumin Seeds and garlic ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ Serve hot!! My kids loved it ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿฝ You can certainly make it in a regular pressure cooker , rice cooker or stove top . #khichadi  #khichdi  #rice  #lentils  #dinner  #simpleeats  #instamom  #instantpot  #instantpotrecipes  #homecooking  #indiancooking  #indianfood  #foodie  #yummy  #yum  #kidsfood  #easyrecipes  #goodfood  #goodfoodindia  #vegetarian  #proteins  #lentilprotein  #zesty_nook 
Kadhi-Chawal! Rice plate with spicy yogurt gravy !!
Simple satisfying Indian meal ๐Ÿ˜ 
The kadhi ( yogurt gravy has a fusion twist ) ๐Ÿ˜‰ will post the recipe soon . Till then feast your eyes ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #rice #riceplate #lunch #kadhichawal #kadhi #indianfood #indiancusine #homecooking #goodfood #goodfoodindia #foodtalkindia #yahoofood #yummy #yum #simplelunch #indiancooking #yogurt #yogurtgravy #gravy #instafood #instapic #followme #zesty_nook #vegetarian #vegetarianfood #vegetarianrecipes
Kadhi-Chawal! Rice plate with spicy yogurt gravy !! Simple satisfying Indian meal ๐Ÿ˜ The kadhi ( yogurt gravy has a fusion twist ) ๐Ÿ˜‰ will post the recipe soon . Till then feast your eyes ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #rice  #riceplate  #lunch  #kadhichawal  #kadhi  #indianfood  #indiancusine  #homecooking  #goodfood  #goodfoodindia  #foodtalkindia  #yahoofood  #yummy  #yum  #simplelunch  #indiancooking  #yogurt  #yogurtgravy  #gravy  #instafood  #instapic  #followme  #zesty_nook  #vegetarian  #vegetarianfood  #vegetarianrecipes 
A burst of freshness !! These seasonal Rainier cherries look gorgeous, taste great and are good for you ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ a great late evening snack after my Monday run๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿปโ€โ™€๏ธ #rainiercherries #cherries #cherry #cherries๐Ÿ’ #fresh #freshfruits #fruits #eatfresh #fitmom #instagood #instafruit #instapic #feelgood #yummy #zesty_nook
Almost forgot to click๐Ÿ˜ .. this was my second serving ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ just love chaat 
#bhel #bhelpuri #chaat #homecooking #instagood #zesty_nook #instapic #instafoodie #mumbaichaat #mumbaistreetfood #foodie #indianfood #indianstreetfood #chaatlove #foodphotography #streetfood
Chaat prep work ( one of my fav Indian street food) . Make your own chat kinda nite ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
Keeping it light on a summer evening with no cook dinner . This street food is so yummy and you can add more veggies if you like . I am keeping it simple with the basic ingredients ๐Ÿ˜€ 
Will post my assembled plate soon ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #chaat #indianfood #indianstreetfood #bhelpuri #foodprep #fridaydinner #nocookdinner #streetfood #indiancooking #mumbaifoodie #mumbaichaat #mumbaistreetfood #instagram #instafoodie #instapic #zesty_nook #instagood #homecooking
Chaat prep work ( one of my fav Indian street food) . Make your own chat kinda nite ๐Ÿ˜‰ Keeping it light on a summer evening with no cook dinner . This street food is so yummy and you can add more veggies if you like . I am keeping it simple with the basic ingredients ๐Ÿ˜€ Will post my assembled plate soon ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #chaat  #indianfood  #indianstreetfood  #bhelpuri  #foodprep  #fridaydinner  #nocookdinner  #streetfood  #indiancooking  #mumbaifoodie  #mumbaichaat  #mumbaistreetfood  #instagram  #instafoodie  #instapic  #zesty_nook  #instagood  #homecooking 
Why taste one when you can have them all ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ @ritasice love their Ice flights . 
Summer afternoons are meant for cold yummy ice and kids running around ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ how does your Friday look like! 
#ice #ritasitalianice #ritas #ritasice #iceflights #summer #summer2017 #friday #cool #chilledice #shavedice #italianice #flavors #variety #instagood #instapic #instamom #zesty_nook #backyardfun
Ripe plantain & raw mango curry . A very unusual combination but goes perfectly well in this South Indian dish . 
Ripe sweet plantains and raw green mangoes are cooked till tender and mixed with a coconut chili and yogurt paste . Seasoned with coconut oil, mustard seeds & curry leaves . Such a delicious gravy served with rice for lunch ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #homecooking #plantains #mango #indiancusine #southindiancooking #zesty_nook #instagood #instafood #indiancooking #lunch #goodfoodindia #traditionalindianfood #yummy #yum #vegetarian #kerelafood
Ripe plantain & raw mango curry . A very unusual combination but goes perfectly well in this South Indian dish . Ripe sweet plantains and raw green mangoes are cooked till tender and mixed with a coconut chili and yogurt paste . Seasoned with coconut oil, mustard seeds & curry leaves . Such a delicious gravy served with rice for lunch ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ #homecooking  #plantains  #mango  #indiancusine  #southindiancooking  #zesty_nook  #instagood  #instafood  #indiancooking  #lunch  #goodfoodindia  #traditionalindianfood  #yummy  #yum  #vegetarian  #kerelafood 
4th of July celebrations in our town .

#fireworks #4thofjuly #celebration #zesty_nook #familytime
Burning it off before the BBQ/grilling lunch ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ˜‰ happy 4th everyone!! Stay fit, stay active .. enjoy ๐Ÿ˜Š 
#running #trackmyrun #mapmyrun #stayfit #fitmoms #5ktraining #5krun #fittness #burnfat #workout #run #instafit #instafitness #instarunners #instarun #zesty_nook #instagrammers #3mile #3milerun #4thofjuly #4thofjulyrun
The Monday lunch ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ 2 slices  of heaven on a plate ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ•
The spinach artichoke pie and the roasted eggplant ๐Ÿ† and tomatoes ๐Ÿ… with balsamic vinegar ... so so good ๐Ÿ˜  lunch with my kids at our local downtown pizzeria !! #pizza #eatlocal #localpizza #gourmetfood #artichokepizza #roastedeggplant #yummy #yum  #zesty_nook #mondaylunch #lunch #foodie #pizzalove #difarina #difarinapizzeria #cheeselove #instagood #instapic #instagram
The Monday lunch ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ 2 slices of heaven on a plate ๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ• The spinach artichoke pie and the roasted eggplant ๐Ÿ† and tomatoes ๐Ÿ… with balsamic vinegar ... so so good ๐Ÿ˜ lunch with my kids at our local downtown pizzeria !! #pizza  #eatlocal  #localpizza  #gourmetfood  #artichokepizza  #roastedeggplant  #yummy  #yum  #zesty_nook  #mondaylunch  #lunch  #foodie  #pizzalove  #difarina  #difarinapizzeria  #cheeselove  #instagood  #instapic  #instagram 
After a 6 hours non stop drive home all you need is a simple rice ๐Ÿš,plain yogurt and fresh cut mango pickle. (#thayirsadam  love โค๏ธ) ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ Tastes better when your aunt makes it with love and adds a fresh tadka to it ( seasoning of mustard seeds and chili) ahhhh such a bliss!!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ #dinner #yogurt #thayirsadam #curdrice #tambhram #rice #southindiancooking #indianfood #indiancooking #pickles #mangopickle #zesty_nook #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #simpleeats #familydinner
After a 6 hours non stop drive home all you need is a simple rice ๐Ÿš,plain yogurt and fresh cut mango pickle. (#thayirsadam  love โค๏ธ) ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ Tastes better when your aunt makes it with love and adds a fresh tadka to it ( seasoning of mustard seeds and chili) ahhhh such a bliss!!!! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜ #dinner  #yogurt  #thayirsadam  #curdrice  #tambhram  #rice  #southindiancooking  #indianfood  #indiancooking  #pickles  #mangopickle  #zesty_nook  #goodfoodindia  #yahoofood  #simpleeats  #familydinner 
Stir fry zoodle ๐Ÿœ 
Those spiralized zucchini stir fried with edamame and the traditional sauce (soy sauce, chili sauce & vinegar) and sprinkle of sesame seeds. Ohhh yummm!!! #noodle #zoodlesnotnoodles #zoodles #yum #spiralized #spiralizer #yum #healthyeating #homecooking #chinesefood #dinner #vegetarian #vegan #yum #yummy #zesty_nook #edamame
Summer on my mind ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž it's time for some summer blooms & gardening ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’ Lovely pots from @stopandshopbrand 
#gardening #summer #summerplanting #summergardening #diy #plants #plantsofinstagram #stopandshop #buylocal #plantnursery #eastcoastsummer #flipfloppots #homedecor #zesty_nook
Spiced buttermilk - served chilled !! A perfect summer thirst quencher . My aunt is visiting us and she prefers this drink to any of the lemonade or soda ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ rightly so it cools your body heat and quenches the thirst without any addition of sugar or calories ๐Ÿ˜‰ 
Add chilled water to buttermilk to adjust the consistency, add salt, 1/2 crushed chili,ginger and a pinch of  Asafoetida. Add ice cubes and serve chilled ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ you can prepare it ahead of time and store it in the fridge ๐Ÿ˜Š ! Stay cool stay hydrated ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #chaas #buttermilk #spiced #spicedbuttermilk #thirsty #thirstquencher #cooldrinks #zesty_nook #eathealthy #summer #summerdrink #hydrate #yum #yummy #goodfoodindia #yahoofood #southindiancooking #homecooking #stayfit
Spiced buttermilk - served chilled !! A perfect summer thirst quencher . My aunt is visiting us and she prefers this drink to any of the lemonade or soda ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€ rightly so it cools your body heat and quenches the thirst without any addition of sugar or calories ๐Ÿ˜‰ Add chilled water to buttermilk to adjust the consistency, add salt, 1/2 crushed chili,ginger and a pinch of Asafoetida. Add ice cubes and serve chilled ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ you can prepare it ahead of time and store it in the fridge ๐Ÿ˜Š ! Stay cool stay hydrated ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ #chaas  #buttermilk  #spiced  #spicedbuttermilk  #thirsty  #thirstquencher  #cooldrinks  #zesty_nook  #eathealthy  #summer  #summerdrink  #hydrate  #yum  #yummy  #goodfoodindia  #yahoofood  #southindiancooking  #homecooking  #stayfit 
Bike ๐Ÿšด for a healthy lifestyle!! Got an opportunity to work with little kids to help them make healthy smoothies using these cool blender bikes ๐Ÿšด.. such a great experience!! Loved volunteering in our local school !! These bikes blend some really cool smoothies !! Fun way to some yummy drinks ๐Ÿน 
#blenderbikes #blenderbike #smoothie #smoothiemaker #bikestagram #bikes #healthydrink #stayfit #schoolvolunteer #rockthebike #bikeblender #fittness #zesty_nook
Bike ๐Ÿšด for a healthy lifestyle!! Got an opportunity to work with little kids to help them make healthy smoothies using these cool blender bikes ๐Ÿšด.. such a great experience!! Loved volunteering in our local school !! These bikes blend some really cool smoothies !! Fun way to some yummy drinks ๐Ÿน #blenderbikes  #blenderbike  #smoothie  #smoothiemaker  #bikestagram  #bikes  #healthydrink  #stayfit  #schoolvolunteer  #rockthebike  #bikeblender  #fittness  #zesty_nook