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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, […]

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 […]