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]
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]
Bengali Ghughni is a simple Indian curry made using dried white peas, served by itself or as an accompaniment. It is also a popular street food in various parts of India. Ghughni – such a… [Continue Reading]
Baby Corn Pakodas made with tender baby corns, dipped in a flavourful chickpea flour batter, minus the effort, hassle and calories of deep frying. These Pakodas turn out real good in the Air Fryer. I’ve… [Continue Reading]
Saag aloo recipe is popular on the menu in most Indian restaurants outside India. If you want to try it out at home, it is one of the simplest Indian dishes that you can get… [Continue Reading]
Raw papaya curry, made Bengali style – Kancha Peper Ghonto is raw papaya cooked with potatoes in mustard oil and flavoured with panch phoron and chillies I love Bengali vegetarian cooking. Yes! Contrary to popular… [Continue Reading]
A modified, easier and healthier version of Capsicums stuffed with besan – a Simla Mirch & Besan subzi to have with rotis. A Rajasthani / Gujarati inspired curry.
Pulao is usually my go-to dish when I am running short of time or I cannot think of what to make for dinner. This Paneer Pulao, made with a special pulav masala, is a dish fit for a dinner party or a special occasion.