simple recipes

Month: January 2017

Palak Paneer Recipe

Palak Paneer Recipe

Palak paneer, Indian cottage cheese in spinach gravy is a healthy recipe, best served with garlic naan or roti. Paneer, an Indian cheese, is a good source of protein, vitamin B12 and calcium. It is most popularly used in north Indian cooking and is a […]

January Favorites 2017

January Favorites 2017

In today’s post, I thought of sharing my favorites for this month. It is a little unusual post for a food blog, but then why not. It is nice way of sharing my personal interests. I cannot promise if I will be doing this every month, […]

Red Beans and Rice {Rajma chawal} Recipe

Red Beans and Rice {Rajma chawal} Recipe

Red kidney beans and rice is an all time favorite dish and perfect for the colder months. Rajma masala or curry can be served with roti/chapati or rice. The leftovers can also be used in tortilla wraps. In this recipe, I have used raw kidney beans. But, […]

Sauteed Cabbage sabzi with Peas Recipe

Sauteed Cabbage sabzi with Peas Recipe

Cabbage sautéed with green peas and turmeric is a quick side dish made in less than 15 minutes! Give my mom a cabbage, and she will boil it. And, it is the odor that remains in my memory. Anytime, I prefer to eat it raw […]

Garlic Tomato Rice

Garlic Tomato Rice

Easy garlic tomato rice recipe for a quick satisfying lunch or dinner. Serve it with greek yogurt or fried egg and a complete meal is ready. Saturdays is the day we buy our groceries for the week. I asked my husband to buy groceries the last […]

Garlic Shrimp with Orange Arugula Salad

Garlic Shrimp with Orange Arugula Salad

With a 1-year-old, how time flies is quite a wonder? This 15 month toddler is capable of driving two grown ups to exhaustion even before 4 PM. Life is wonderful. Life has it’s own way of making you a better person. You grow up to be […]

Lamb Curry South Indian Recipe

Lamb Curry South Indian Recipe

The other day when we were shopping at the grocery store, we picked up a pair of lamb shoulders. The only recipe I could think of making with it was my mum’s mutton curry which she prepared every time we had special guests over at […]

Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable Pulao in Pressure Cooker

Vegetable pulao is a quick one pot meal flavored with whole spices and fresh mint. Serve it with a raita of your choice and a complete meal is ready in a very short time. There are several ways to prepare veg pulao. In this recipe, […]