Vrat ka dhokla or Sama ke Chawal ka Dhokla

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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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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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Matar Pulao

Yummy and fragrant matar Pulao also referred to as pea pulao is prepared with aromatic spices, peas and Basmati Rice. This fragrant pulao is an excellent accompaniment to any Indian meal. I prefer peas to be of a right texture not too mushy so without thawing I added...

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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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Punjabi Rajma

Pujanbi Rajma or Rajmah is a popular North Indian dish which is prepared with Red Kidney beans and sauteed in onion- tomato masala. In most Indian houses Sunday noon hour is filled with aroma of Rajma – chawal (Kidney beans served with rice). Apart from being...

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Palak Paneer

A creamy yet flavorful preparation of  Spinach and Paneer (Indian cheese) blended with spices. Palak Paneer also referred to as saag paneer is a perfect blend of nutrition. Spinach is rich in niacin, zinc, and is a very good source of fiber, vitamin A, C...