Rice is one of the items that gets leftover most of the times in Indian kitchens, because one can never estimate exactly as to how much to make in the first place. But that’s no problem at all. A whole book can be written on what to do with it! You can make delicious curd rice the next morning, or p
I love the fragrance of mint, especially fresh mint leaves. And there’s nothing like having a small potted plant of mint in your kitchen garden. The evening breeze brings a lovely waft of that wonderfully fresh fragrance. The Jasmine does put up some fierce competition to that though!
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 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]
Cauliflower Parathas with Dill | Gobhi Paratha Recipe | Vegan Cauliflower Flatbreads with Dill Winter is almost here. And for someone who loves to cook, it means an abundance of fresh vegetables like cauliflower, peas,… [Continue Reading]
Misal Pav is an iconic Maharashtrian dish that can be served as an anytime meal. A piece of local bread (pav) dunked in a fiery stew made using sprouted beans with a topping of the… [Continue Reading]
White beans recipes | White Beans Sundal – South Indian style snack with spices and coconut In South Indian homes, sundal is the mainstay of prasad offered during Navratri festival days. This prasad is served… [Continue Reading]
Ridge gourd (turai in Hindi, beerakaya in Telugu, peerkangai in Tamil, heerekayi in Kannada) is also known as luffa in English. It is not as popular outside of Indian cooking. In India, it is used… [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]
Recipe for Cabbage Chutney | In Indian cuisine, while tomato chutney and coriander-mint chutney hold the top spots for popularity, almost any vegetable and fruit can be made into a chutney. These not only increase… [Continue Reading]
Bengali Khichuri | Bhaja Muger Dal Khichuri | Bhoger Khichuri Driving back home from a meeting at 2 pm, I saw the skies go through a Dr. Jekyll to Mr. Hyde transformation. Bright and sunny… [Continue Reading]