Punjabi Bharwan Karela Recipe

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Punjabi Bharwan Karela Recipe

Punjabi bharwan karela recipe – a mouth watering dish that is wonderfully spicy and delicious. A healthy, vegetarian and gluten-free recipe!! Karela also referred to as bitter gourd, bitter melon or bitter squash is the most disliked vegetable. Back in college, we did a survey of...

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Tawa Aloo Chaat

Looking for some delicious potatoes recipe for Navratri, then try my quick and easy tawa aloo chaat recipe. Requires only a handful of ingredients and trust me, you’ll be making it over and over again. These griddle cooked potatoes are simply the best and easy to cook.  For this dish, baby...

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Amritsari Fried Fish

Looking for some no-hassle party food, try this all-time favorite – Amritsari fried fish, served with lemon wedges and sprinkled with chaat masala. Amritsari fish as the name suggests originated from the lovely city of Amritsar in Punjab. It’s a very famous street food and you can find Amritsari fried fish...

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Malai Kofta Recipe

Have you ever been in a situation where you keep on postponing your grocery shopping to the last minute and in the end you are left with just basic ingredients to cook with. 🙁  That’ me, and maybe it was the rainy weather that kept me...

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Sama rice Idli or vrat ki idli

Finally, it’s Fridaaay and who doesn’t love Fridays… at least I do. 🙂  Friday means weekend is here and you have two full days of break from work – breathe, relax and enjoy!! And to top that, it’s Navratri week meaning simple and easy meals that require minimal...

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Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Vada recipe

Chaats are always welcomed in my family and that too if it is NON FRIED. We all are familiar with this yummy and delicious all-time-favorite Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Vada recipe. Savory non fried lentil fritters dipped in yogurt, served chilled; topped with chutneys and spices.....

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Gatte ki sabzi

Hello friends, I bet all of you had wonderful summery weekend. Finally it’s Monday and after two days of relaxing I am all pumped up to start a whole new week !! 😉 So what’s cookin??  It’s no onion no garlic Gatte ki sabzi also referred to as Besan gatta...

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Paneer Tikka Masala

What can I say about this dish, the name says it all – Paneer Tikka Masala. Marinated Paneer cubes along with veggies are grilled till toasty and then sauteed in onion-tomato based cream sauce, yum!! Tweak up the recipe by giving a smoky taste to the grilled...

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Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies

Please excuse me for a very long post but worth reading. During marriage season Tawa Sabzi or Tava Fry Veggies is a common item on the buffet menu. As the name suggest tawa sabzi means array of seasonal veggies that are spread around a hot tawa/griddle...

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Vrat wale Aloo

Vrat wale aloo or vrat ke rasewale aloo recipe. Nothing fancy but a simple and basic dish prepared in every household during fasting period. Boiled and cubed potatoes are combined with freshly grated tomatoes and flavored with spices. Usually paired up with Kuttu and Singhare ke atte ki Poori to...

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Sawa Chawal and Sabudana Vrat Uttapam

A great phalahari uttapam prepared with soaked sawa ke chawal and soaked sabudana. Sawa ke chawal when paired up with sago pearls makes a perfect dish. Both sawa ke chawal and sabudana is soaked for 3 hours and later grounded into paste. I would recommend soaking...

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Mutter Paneer – no onion-garlic recipe

Another no onion no garlic meal tonight – Mutter Paneer – no onion-garlic recipe. Mutter paneer and that too without onion and garlic; Impossible – is what I heard from my folks at the dinner table. Without revealing much I served my dish tonight and it was...

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Dum Aloo recipe

Baby potatoes are so easy to cook and experiment with. Had a bag of baby potatoes sitting in my pantry so thought of trying my hand on this super easy recipe. Punjabi dum aloo recipe ready and on to the table in 40 minutes. Awe-mazing!!...

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Kulcha and Wheat Kulcha recipe

Doesn’t this recipe remind you of Delhi streets where these vendors are standing at every corner selling Chole Kulcha and Matar kulcha. I remember this vendor from Chandi Chowk, Delhi who comes at noon with his cart loaded with chole and kulchas. He stands in a corner...

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Naan Indian Flatbread

Naan Indian Flatbread recipe made with ingredients you likely have in your pantry. No skill is required to make this naan recipe – so simple and easy- to-follow step by step recipe. Well the secret to soft and fluffy naan is simple chemistry . A bread needs...

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Cucumber and Mint Raita

A really quick and easy cucumber mint dip which takes minutes to prepare. Cucumber and mint raita is a yogurt based Indian dip that can be prepared with ingredients right from your refrigerator. Whether be breakfast, lunch or dinner this refreshing side dish blends well with any course of...