Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe

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Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe

Baby eggplants and potatoes cooked with spicy blend of aromatic spices creates the right combinations of flavors. Achari Baingan Aloo Recipe is a simple, vegetarian and a gluten-free dish!  Are you wondering the same – eggplants in winter?  With summer behind us, bounty of fresh...

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Sawa ke chawal ki tikki and vada

Looking for Navratri or fasting recipe. Here is a tasty and crispy Sawa ke chawal ki tikki and vada recipe. Sama ke chawal combined with boiled potatoes to form this falahari crispy fritters. Along with sabudana/sago this sama ke chawal also referred to as Vrat ke...

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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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Bharwan Baingan Recipe

Enjoy the healthy and delicious bharwan baingan Recipe that is stuffed with medley of spices, lentils and peanuts. Now this is what I call comfort food – surprisingly easy to make vegan and a gluten free recipe! By now you might have known my love for eggplants –...

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Bharwan Mirchi Recipe

A low-carb, gluten-free and vegan bharwan mirchi recipe (stuffed peppers) that taste delicious and is so easy to make! It’s a fantastic side dish that will complement any main course!! Everyone has their own way of making bharwan mirchi recipe (stuffed peppers) but when it comes to me, my favorite bharwan...

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Kurkuri Bhindi

A distant friend is coming over for dinner tonight, she is from the heritage state of India – Rajasthan and eats food without onion and garlic. So had to come up with something that accompanies my no onion no garlic smoky panchmel dal , no onion...

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Chole Bhature Recipe

Delicious and tasty North Indian Punjabi Chole Bhature Recipe. Chole accompanied with Bhautra is a satisfying authentic tasting meal which is relished by everyone. Garbanzo beans, chickpeas is a great source of protein and is very low in calories and rich in fiber. Boiled Chickpeas are sauteed...

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Bharwan Dum aloo Recipe

Has there been a moment where you stare blankly into your fridge wondering what to cook for dinner tonight? Well, look no more and treat yourself to a yum and delicious restaurant style dinner with Bharwan Dum aloo recipe served with jeera rice and tandoori roti.  Baby potatoes stuffed with paneer, seasoned...

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No Onion No Garlic Palak Paneer

Palak paneer also referred to as Saag paneer is the most relished dish in almost every Indian  household. A tasty and delightful dish prepared with leafy green spinach, mild spices and Indian cottage cheese – intensely flavorful, loaded with nutrients and the delicious ingredients will set...

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No Onion No Garlic Malai Kofta

Since it’s the Navratri week, my meal planner calls for Malai Kofta tonight. A flavorful, rich and creamy curry from the Mughlai origin. Today’s dish is cooked in a tomato based gravy, a secret ingredient and is without onion and garlic. Trust me, even without onion and garlic, this...

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Punjabi lobia masala in slow cooker

In India, the concept of slow cooking has been around for a long, long time. Slow cooker imitates the age old Indian cooking method called Dum Pukht where foods like rice, meats and vegetables are placed in an earthen pot, seasoned with spices and the top is then...

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Oats Poha

Want to take a break from sweetened oats, then give this savory version a try. Oats, referred to as “Jau” in Hindi are high in fiber, provide important proteins and are loaded with iron. It’s light and something that will keep you full until lunch.  Oats poha or...

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Gobi ke Danthal ki Sabzi

Don’t let the name take you back from enjoying this yummy recipe. This could become your next family favorite. My family was in for a shock when I announced that it’s gobi ke danthal ki sabzi (cauliflower stalks vegetable) for dinner. Well the first thing that...

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Makki Mooli and Methi ke Parathe

Makki mooli and methi ke parathe – a quintessential winter meal, so hearty and filling. Radish is the least liked vegetable in my house; maybe its the strong flavor that turns my kids away, but when it comes to makki mooli and methi ke parathe – they are always ready!!...

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Slow cooker Matra ki chaat

Planning a morning brunch – try cooking in slow cooker, add everything to it a night before, set the timer and in the morning you will have your brunch ready – add tadka/tempering, adjust spices and enjoy quality time with your family..now that sounds good and promising...

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Sarson Ka Saag

Embrace winters that brings an array of green leafy vegetables like spinach, mustard greens (sarson), methi leaves (fenugreek leaves), and bathua leaves (chenopodium or chakkravarthi greens). These greens that are loaded with vitamins and minerals are readily available in local markets and grocery stores. Depending on...

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Palak Paneer in slow cooker

Slow cookers are a perfect answer to a busy schedule. Whether returning from work or from kid’s activities, if you have your meal set in a slow cooker then you have one less thing to worry about. Before leaving for work, do a small amount...

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Onion and Besan ka Paratha

Looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe to start your morning then your search has bought you to the right place. Crispy and flaky whole wheat flatbread (paratha) is stuffed with onions, gram flour and aromatic spices. On a cold wintry morning, onion and besan ka paratha(s) are...

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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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Paneer Pasanda Recipe

My first encounter with Paneer Pasanda was a hilarious one. Still remember the time when as a kid we were dinning at a restaurant and my dad ordered Paneer Pasanda from their menu. On the arrival of our meal, the first thing that I said to my...