Chole Bhature Recipe

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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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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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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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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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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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Ragda Patties

Another addition to my love for Indian street food- Ragda Patties or pattices. Besides Vada pav and pav bhaji this is yet another Mumbai delicacy that I relish a lot. It’s a lip- smacking one-pot street food where potato cutlets are topped with dried peas chaat and...

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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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Langarwali dal in slow cooker

Have you ever tasted a langar at your local Gurudwara? If so, then you must be familiar with this rich and creamy Punjabi langarwali kali dal. This hearty, comforting Maa choley ki dal or Amritsari dal is a must-have on my meal planner once every month. Very easy to cook and uses no fancy...

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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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Papad Katori Chaat

If you think I am pretty constantly obsessed with making katoris (as an appetizer), then you are right! Whether be bread katoris, phyllo bowls, cone chaat, macaroni cups,  katori chaat , roti cones– I love to try my hands on all types of katoris, fancy, yummy and...

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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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Bread Poha

With very little time on hand each morning is like running a marathon- packing everyone’s lunch box, sending them to school/office and feeding them a healthy and a well balanced nutritious meal. This is my morning routine and I bet you all are in the same boat. To sail...

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Dal Tadka

At Indian restaurants dal tadka or dal fry is a commonly ordered lentil. Simple yet loaded with flavor this dal is delicious and a staple part of Indian day-to day meal. Yellow Moong Dal is boiled and cooked with onion, tomatoes and aromatic spices that adds a very nice texture...

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Matar Kulcha Recipe

It’s pouring down heavily and time to enjoy some healthy Indian street food. Matar or Matra ki chaat with wheat kulcha– YUM- a perfect complement to the weather. Delhi streets are flooded with vendors selling Matar kulche or Chole Kulche at every corner. It’s a spicy...

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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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Chana Dal with Lauki

Chana Dal with Lauki – a great combination of lentil and vegetable.Bengal gram dal mixed with boiled bottle gourd makes it a nutritional delight. Bottle gourd also referred as lauki, dudhi or gheeya has medicinal properties. Due to its high fiber content lauki helps cure acidity,...

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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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Dal Baati OR Baati Dal

Today I bring you a popular and signature dish of Rajasthan – DAL BAATI, CHURMA relished and enjoyed by all. Rajasthan means – “Abode of Kings” and the food of Rajasthan is colorful, has rich flavors, exotic aroma and ghee is used generously while preparing and...

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Sabut Moong Dal

Sabut moong dal or whole mung dal is a staple in my household. Simple and easy recipe cooked without onion and garlic – it’s healthy, comforting and loaded with flavor. During Navratri and other fasting days most of the Indian families consume food without onion and garlic. This recipe here depicts...

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Papad Wedges

Crispy papad (papadums) topped with home made salsa will tickle your taste buds and you can’t resist eating just one. Traditionally, papads wedges are fried in this recipe but I prefer to toast them. Very simple and easy to make and can be enjoyed at...