Moti Pulao – Pearl Pulao

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Moti Pulao – Pearl Pulao

Pulao, pulav or Pilaf is a comfort food and a perfect dish for any occasion! Whether be a weekend or a busy week night, these one pot meals come in really handy. Just like pulao, Biryani is yet another delicacy that is a equally satisfying, and a...

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Dry Arbi Masala

Today, I am sharing a delicious easy-to cook recipe of my mom – dry arbi masala. Arbi also referred to as colocasia or taro root is a vegetable and has a starchy taste similar to potatoes. These roots are often mistakenly labeled as “high carb foods.”...

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Kadai Paneer no onion no garlic recipe

Since it’s the Navratri week, my no onion no garlic meal planner calls for Kadai paneer tonight. A flavorful and delicious paneer dish cooked in a tomato based gravy and that too without onions. Trust me without the onions too, this dish is loaded with flavor and...

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Tinda Masala Recipe

Tinde or Tinday also known as apple gourd is a vegetable that is cooked in almost every Indian household. Because of its appearance not many people relish this one. I have to admit that as a kid I too was in the same boat –...

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Methi Paratha Recipe

Summer brings an abundance of fresh and healthy veggies/fruits to our local supermarkets. And while they are fresh everyone tries to make the most of it. Just got back from our local market and bought fresh bunches of green leafy methi leaves (fenugreek leaves). Fresh...

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Paneer Paratha

Start your day off right with a healthy and nutritious breakfast and should never be missed. I had read somewhere that BREAKFAST means break the fast meaning ‘break your overnight fast’. It’s so true. After a goodnight sleep body is craving for something healthy in the morning,...

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Baghare Baingan

A specialty of Hyderabadi Cuisine – Baghare baingan. Baghar means tadka/tempering and baigan is referred to as eggplants meaning “Eggplants cooked with a tadka”. Baby eggplants/baingan are cooked in cashew – coconut gravy and flavored with tangy spices. This dish is pretty close to the traditional Hyderabadi baghare baingan...

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Bharwan Bhindi – Stuffed Okra

Bhindi also referred to as Okra is my family’s favorite vegetable – whether be kurkuri bhindi or baked bhindi, it’s their all time favorite. They can relish bhindi at any hour, just roll it in warm rotis and its their most preferred meal. Undeniably tasty and delicious recipe of...

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Dal Tadka

At Indian restaurants dal tadka or dal fry is a commonly ordered lentil. Simple yet loaded with flavor this dal is delicious and a staple part of Indian day-to day meal. Yellow Moong Dal is boiled and cooked with onion, tomatoes and aromatic spices that adds a very nice texture...

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Butter Chicken or Makhani Chicken

Well the name itself gives an introduction to this dish. Butter chicken also known as Murgh Makhani or Makhani chicken is one of the most popular and relished Indian dish. A subtly flavored chicken recipe that has a wonderful balance of sweet, salty, spicy and tart flavors that...

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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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Baked Bhindi do pyaza

All of us have eaten Bhindi do pyaza at our favorite Indian restaurant. For all okra/bhindi lovers how about baked bhindi do pyaza? Yeah you heard me right, BAKED OKRA very easy to cook and you can’t go wrong on this one. I love okra and...

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Saag Wala Chicken or Palak Chicken

Saag wala chicken or Palak chicken is an outrageously delicious recipe prepared with leafy green spinach, mild spices and chicken – intensely flavorful, loaded with nutrients and the delicious ingredients will set your taste buds tingling! “Saag” is a Punjabi term used for all leafy greens...

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Pan smeared Chicken Chops

Pan smeared Chicken Chops is a pan – sauteed chicken delicacy that is marinated in aromatic Indian spices and herbs. Chicken chops also known as chicken chaap or chicken in chaape is delicious, flavorful and simple to prepare! This recipe calls for two marinades. Firstly, chicken is...