Bharwan Baingan Recipe

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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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Khadi Moong Dal recipe

From my mom diaries, comes a heirloom recipe – Khadi moong dal recipe. Plain moong dal (yellow lentils) cooked in a different way that will surely tempt your taste buds asking for more. As a kid, I was never fond of this dal and seeing a plain moong dal on my...

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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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Panchamel dal

The name itself describes the dish – Pancha + mel meaning fusion of five lentils. Panchamel dal also referred to as Panchkuti dal is a signature dish of Rajasthan. Have visited Rajasthan so many times and still in awe of its rich culture and heritage. The palaces,...

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Sambar no onion no garlic recipe

Saturday means brunch time and what could be better than a South Indian breakfast – yum and delightful !! Today’s dish is Sambar – do I really have to say anything about this? It’s everyone’s favorite, easy to make and so comforting meal when paired up with...

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Chana Dal Recipe

A quick and easy chana dal recipe without onion and garlic. Simple yet elegant! Since no onion and no garlic is added to this dal, it can be enjoyed during Navratri or on any fasting day. Though I love onion-garlic in my food but on some days eating food...

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Achari Gobhi Recipe

What’s on your meal- plan tonight, for me its a simple and tasty achari gobhi recipe. Among all the veggies, cauliflower/gobhi is one vegetable I like to experiment with. Besides from being healthy and nutritious, I think it’s a versatile recipe that can be adapted into any...

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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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Dal Pakwan Recipe

Growing up in a diversified colony gave me an advantage to enjoy different meals prepared by our neighbors. I still remember I was in grade 7th when I first tasted this Dal pakwan recipe. My reaction was, “How do I eat a dal with papad?” But this...

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Vegetarian Keema Gobi

A very basic way of preparing keema gobi. Not to be confused with non-veg keema recipe, it’s a totally VEGETARIAN DISH. As the name suggest cauliflower or gobi is not minced rather it’s trimmed into tiny and very tiny pieces which resembles like a minced...

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Chicken Biryani

Today’s recipe comes from the royal kitchens of India- Chicken Biryani, a fragrant and signature dish that is an ultimate one pot meal. Simple and basic recipe where marinated chicken is cooked in spices, topped with rice, layered with fried onions, cilantro-mint leaves and steam cooked...

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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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Chicken Keema kofta Curry

Had some leftover minced chicken (keema) in my refrigerator and cooked up my mom’s signature dish- Chicken Keema kofta Curry. A tasty yet flavorful recipe of chicken meatballs cooked in Indian gravy and flavored with aromatic spices. As compare to veggie kofta curry these ones are easy...

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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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Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras

The name says it all – Healthy Punjabi Kadhi with non-fried pakoras. This recipe needs no explanation – a staple food in every household. Wanted to create a healthy yet delicious kadhi for my family, so took a break from the classic version (deep fried pakodas) and choose to test my all-time-...

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Achari Paneer Tikka

Achari Paneer tikka is a spicy and popular Punjabi appetizer. Paneer cubes are marinated in spicy pickle masala and oven baked to perfection. Totally a delicious and flavorful party appetizer. Achar means pickle and its the blend of these aromatic spices that makes this paneer tikka so special...

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Eggless Egg Curry – A vegetarian delight

Let’s cook up some mock eggs tonight. Today’s recipe is Eggless Egg Curry – A vegetarian delight; can also be referred to as Aloo ke ande 🙂 .Follow the step by step recipe below to prepare mock eggs. These were a hit tonight, even for the...

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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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Kala chana – Ashtami Prasad

It’s again this time of the year when Navratri is coming to an end and we are all busy preparing Ashtami prasad in our houses. Ashtami prasad mainly consist of dried kale chole (black chickpeas) that is paired up with Sooji halwa and puri –  a delicious...