How did I end up hearing about keoti dal and cooking it in my kitchen? Dal is the most basic component of our everyday meals at home. And yet, when someone mentions a new dal… [Continue Reading]
This is the second of the three recipes that Atiya was generous to share with me. The first one was Badinjan Burani, a Persian dish that traveled to India. This arbi Korma or colocassia curry is one of the other vegetarian dishes popular in Jaunpur. According to Wikipedia, “for about eighty-four yea
Rasawala Aloo is one of the easiest and most delicious potato curries you can make. Get the recipe below, try and out and tell me how you liked it! Are you of the opinion that… [Continue Reading]
This oven roasted tomato gravy is an easy hands-off way to make a restaurant style Punjabi gravy dish, with either paneer or vegetables. A rich tomato-flavour, balanced out by sweetness, a smooth texture and the… [Continue Reading]
Sheet pan eggplant is the quickest and easiest way to make an eggplant side dish. You can also use this recipe to prepare a variety of meals as explained in the post below. Have you… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for beetroot sambar – a South Indian dish prepared using yellow lentils and beets, to be had with plain steamed rice.
It’s nearing end Jan and finally we winter-starved Bombayites are finally feeling some cool. Afternoons are still hot. The tiled flooring does turn cold though. The cold water in the wash-basin gives me a little jolt as I sleepily open it early in the morning, reminding me that – Hey girl, enjoy this while it lasts
Bhindi masala – A popular Indian curry made using Bhindi (lady’s finger / okra), onions and tomato, using common Indian spices. Best served with roti or dal & rice. Get the simple recipe here.
This vegan creamy cauliflower soup has flavours of an Indian curry. This spiced soup is thick and hearty– pairs well with crusty bread. It is cauliflower season in India. Winters give us a bountiful harvest… [Continue Reading]
This spicy paneer curry is a good accompaniment to rotis or parathas. Use either fresh homemade paneer or a block of storebought paneer for a quick Indian side dish. Paneer is one ingredient, which if… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for a Pumpkin Dahl with lots of ginger. It makes a hearty vegan and gluten free when combined with a bowl of cooked brown rice or millets. Combining pumpkin is lentils is quite common… [Continue Reading]
Recipe for Spicy Cabbage Sabzi | Cabbage curry for Rotis / Chapathis | Spicy Cabbage Curry Cabbage is an incredibly useful vegetable for those aiming for a low-cal or low-carb diet. Being quite a bland… [Continue Reading]