Paneer ke Sooley

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Paneer ke Sooley

Paneer is my all-time- favorite alternative to meat and whether be sweet and sour honey lemon paneer, achari paneer tikka or paneer tikka without oven, I like experimenting with paneer. Paneer on it’s own is pretty bland and has no taste at all. It takes on the flavors...

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Tamatar ka shorba – Spiced Indian Tomato soup

Warm up your winter evening with a bowl of freshly made Tamatar ka shorba – Spiced Indian Tomato soup. Flavorsome and so comforting! Why is it called tamatar ka shorba and not just tomato soup? Well, tamatar ka shorba or tomato shorba is a thick and spicy version...

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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...

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Paneer Kathi Rolls

Vegetarian kathi rolls that are stuffed with kadai paneer, layered with chutney, onions and rolled up in whole wheat chapati. It makes up for a perfect lunch time snack that is healthy, filling and delicious. From the cultural capital of India, Kolkata comes a popular street food – Kathi/kati...

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Baingan kachri Recipe

Remember this one – Baingan kachri recipe meaning Eggplant slices. I am so excited to share this family recipe with all of you today. Just like Baghare baigan, this dish too is full of flavor and it’s the ULTIMATE eggplant recipe. Chick flour (besan) coated baby eggplant slices are cooked in a...

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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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Kalmi Kabab recipe

Treat your family tonight with these juicy and tender Kalmi kebab recipe. Boneless chicken pieces marinated in aromatic and flavorful Indian spices and grilled to perfection. Bone-in chicken or mutton pieces can also be used for this recipe – cooking time will vary if using mutton....

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Kofta Curry prepared with non fried Koftas

Lauki Koftas is a common dish and is prepared in every household. My mom would made lauki kofta once in two weeks and as a kid, I never liked lauki. Back then, just the smell of lauki was enough to make me lose my appetite but now lauki...

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Matar Paneer

Matar paneer or Mutter paneer is a simple and commonly prepared North Indian dish. Deliciously flavored peas and paneer(Indian cottage cheese) are cooked in a mild tomato-onion gravy. Traditionally paneer is fried to add extra flavor to the recipe but to cut down on the calorie count I...

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Kadai Paneer Recipe

Today’s dish is one of my favorites, Kadai Paneer – a most popular dish often ordered at a restaurant. It’s a flavorful dish where paneer cubes are sauteed with vibrantly fresh bell peppers and seasoned with aromatic spices. A flavor packed dish where Paneer, capsicum & spices all...

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Chicken Keema Recipe

Keema/Kheema is a flavorful dish prepared with minced mutton which is sauteed in onions and seasoned with aromatic spices. I have improvised this recipe and switched it with Chicken- making it Chicken Keema Recipe. Both chicken and mutton are a great source of protein but...

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Baked Potato boats

Baked potato boats – simple yet flavorful and delicious dish. Baked potatoes are scooped, filled with red bell pepper, green onions and generously topped with shredded cheese. Baking time for potatoes in a microwave may vary depending on the size of the potato and temperature...

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Dhaba style chicken curry

Dhaba pronounced as “Dha- bah” refers to roadside restaurants which are situated on highways. Dhaba’s are like a shed or a hut shaped building that has a center island. Underneath that center island are huge burners and huge utensils filled with local food is place over...

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Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Very deliciously made garlicky mashed potatoes- a perfect side dish. This dish starts off with boiled potatoes perfectly mashed and then smeared in garlic and richened with cream to give it that buttery flavor. Butter and cream add that velvety texture to these garlic mashed...