Bharwan Dum aloo Recipe

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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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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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Pav Bhaji Recipe

From the streets of Mumbai, I bring you a popular and famous lip-smacking, and delicious snack – Pav Bhaji Recipe. Where pav means bread and bhaji means a spicy blend of vegetables cooked in tomato based gravy and later flavored with aromatic spices. These two (Pav+bhaji) are paired...

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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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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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Keema Samosa

Rains and samosas…. delicious combination. Can never say no to samosas. Had Phyllo sheets on hand so prepared a flavor-licious recipe – Chicken Keema Samosa. Minced chicken sauteed in spices then wrapped in pastry sheets and baked to perfection!! Prepared both the non- veg samosas and...

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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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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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Veggie White Bean Soup

Soups are a perfect meal for chilly winter nights. For me making soup is almost as comforting as eating it, and nothing can beat a bowl of homemade soup on a cold winter- y night. And today I am sharing with you one of my absolute favorite soups – veggie...

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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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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...