simple recipes

Month: December 2016

Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer Jalfrezi

Paneer, is an Indian unsalted cheese which is very commonly used in the north Indian recipes. It is the most popular choice for vegetarians in restaurants and weddings. It is made by curdling heated milk with lemon juice or vinegar which is then strained over a muslin […]

Okra fry

Okra fry

Okra fry is a simple recipe made with just a few spices alone. It does not require any masala that needs to be ground or any vegetable that has to be chopped. Just a few spices stuffed into okra and shallow fried until crispy. I like […]

Mushroom Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Mushroom Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Mushroom pulao is an easy one pot recipe made in pressure cooker or any pot with a lid. The aroma of cinnamon and cardamom along with fresh mint and cilantro impart a beautiful flavor to this dish. Serve it with a simple raita and it is a […]

Spicy Garlic Tofu

Spicy Garlic Tofu

Today I am sharing a very simple recipe made with tofu. It is pan fried tofu marinated in soy sauce, red chillies and garlic. Tofu has been one of those ingredients that I always wanted to try but had been very skeptical since there have been […]

Mung Beans with Fenugreek leaves

Mung Beans with Fenugreek leaves

There is nothing more comforting than having hot soup or stew on a chilly night. I like to make these lentil based stews and eat just by itself with a scoop of greek yogurt. Most of the time it is either mung bean or brown lentils. […]

Methi Paratha

Methi Paratha

I was never a morning person. I usually woke up late around 7:30 juggling between cooking and tending to my son. In the end, I was tired and irritated. Recently we had been to India for a short trip and ever since my life has changed […]

Poha Chivda

Poha Chivda

Poha chivda is one of my all time favorites since childhood. I remember my mom making this more often than kandha poha since we preferred crunchier foods. As we grew older, somehow we outgrew the crunchiness and moved towards healthier versions of poha. We started […]

Anda pyaz

Anda pyaz

Has it ever happened to you that you are not in the mood to cook, yet you have to cook coz you have a one year old who looks up to you when he is hungry. Well, this dish was an outcome of one of […]