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Dry Green Peas Masala

Dry Green Peas Masala

Recently I organized my pantry, lived with the mess since my toddlers’s first birthday. Since then, it had become a dumping ground for food, craft and toys. It was not just an eye sore but also becoming a battle ground to figure out what to cook […]

Cabbage Kofta in Cashew Tomato Curry

Cabbage Kofta in Cashew Tomato Curry

Cabbage Kofta in creamy tomato based gravy is perfect for days when you want to make something special for your family. Koftas are fried dumplings served over creamy tomato sauce (the gravy), usually made from ground meat mixed with spices and herbs. Lauki kofta, cabbage kofta, […]

Pepper Chicken Recipe

Pepper Chicken Recipe

An easy pepper chicken recipe that goes very well with naan, roti or rice. Perfect for weekend lunch or when you have guests. Pepper chicken is my go to recipe whenever we have guests coming over at our place. It is always a hit and […]

Yogurt Rice or Curd Rice

Yogurt Rice or Curd Rice

Yogurt rice, an easy summer recipe for days when you are too tired.. The sun in Florida is always shining way more than I can handle. I am definitely not a cold climate person but this heat is unbearable too. And, the summer is yet […]

Easy No-fail Dal Fry Recipe

Easy No-fail Dal Fry Recipe

Spicy, tangy, yummylicious dal tempered with ghee and garlic is an easy and no fail recipe. Serve it with simple steamed white rice, pickle and papad for finger licking meal. Dal, the most loved comfort food and so easy to make. This dal recipe has all the flavors of […]

Swiss chard and lentils with coconut

Swiss chard and lentils with coconut

Swiss chard and lentils with coconut is a healthy recipe that can be served over brown rice or quinoa for a complete meal. There is something satisfying about eating healthy wholesome meal, especially when you make it with few basic ingredients. Chard and lentils is one […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]