Category Archives: Cooking

Bengali Aloo Dum (Spiced Baby Potatoes)

We have recently teamed up with the wonderful Kankana from the blog Playful Cooking for a giveaway to celebrate the launch of her beutiful new cookbook called “Taste of Eastern India”. The cookbook is a celebration of her love of Bengali food, the food she grew up with as a child, the food her grandmother […]

Mango Phirni (Creamy Mango Rice Pudding)

MANGO PHIRNI - CREAMY MANGO RICE PUDDING

Mango phirni is an incredible summer dessert made with rice, milk and fresh mango puree. Delicately flavored with saffron, rose and cardamom, this creamy mango rice pudding is the perfect make-ahead dessert for dinner parties as well. Our stainless steel 2-Quart Medium Saucepan with capsulated bottom is the perfect pan to make phirni. Phirni is an Indian dessert […]

Palak Puri & Quick Tomato Chutney

Palak Puri & Tomato Chutney

Palak puri (spinach puffed breads) pairs perfectly with a quick spicy-sweet tomato chutney for a wholesome and delicious meal. Our Rotito Rolling Board Set makes rolling and shaping these puris easy and effortless. Puris or pooris are deep-fried whole-wheat breads commonly eaten for breakfast or dinner in Indian households. Kids especially love puris because they […]

Roasted Veg and Walnut Soup

The lovely Shradha who is the author of Shredible Food used the GitaDini Saucepan to make a delicious Roasted Veg and Walnut Soup. She says:  Winter is the official ‘soup’ season. Soup, blankets, socks, books and more soup! Especially, the kind that requires not much effort. Simple ingredients, if treated right, can create flavorsome magic! What better than […]

Lauki Ki Kheer

Lauki Ki Kheer

This summer we were introduced to a great Indian food blog called Fun Food and Frolic. The author behind the blog is Hina Gujral, a food blogger, food photographer & stylist and freelance food consultant based in India. We asked Hina if she would be interested in testing one of our products – so far we’ve […]

Caramelized Pressure Cooker Carrot and Parsnip Soup

Carrot and Parsnip Soup served in the Stacko Serving Stand

A very happy new year to all our readers! We start the new year with a great recipe from Zack, an avid foodie who shares his recipes and kitchen experiments on the food blog Mama Tommy’s. He is also a very good friend of GitaDini and a so-called “Early Adopter” – meaning he’s tested all […]

DIY Spice Mixes

DIY Spice Mixes presented in the Yin Yang Storage Bin Set

Vaishali Honwar, author of the vegan food blog Holy Cow! put together a wonderful range of Indian spice mixes and shared it on her blog. As she was showcasing the GitaDini Yin Yang Storage Bin Set in her blog post called DIY Spice Mixes, she allowed us to share her post on our blog. So […]

My Rotito works wonders

Rotito Rolling Board Set with dough for pita bread

Some time ago, Prerna, a friend and customer of GitaDini, told us how she wished the Rotito Rolling Board had existed some time ago when she struggled to make perfect rotis as a newly-wed. Being a great storyteller, she agreed to share her story with us about how the Rotito Rolling Board inspired her to […]

Alu (Potato) Parathas, Zucchini Raita

Red Rotito Rolling Board with wooden rolling pin

Vidya Tiru, author from the Book & Food blog MyRandRSpace tested the Rotito Rolling Board Set and in her words: “The Rotito fulfilled a need I did not know I had.” She was kind enough to let us share her tasty recipe on our blog. Alu (Potato) Parathas What you need:  1 1/2 cup wheat flour […]

Introducing “My Spice Sage” for all your spice needs!

Yin Yang Storage Bin Set in black and white filled with spices

Here at GitaDini we love spices! The inspiration behind the GitaDini Yin Yang Storage Bin Set was the traditional Indian Spice Box a.k.a. Masala Dabba. Pretty much every Indian household owns at least one Masala Dabba, this is where the spices for everyday cooking are kept. The typical Masala Dabba is round, made from stainless steel […]