Indian Curries

Rajma Masala

Rajma Masala (Red Kidney Beans Curry)

Rajma Chawal brings a bright shiny twinkle in my eyes. The smell of Rajma smearing in the onion tomato gravy with whole spices lures me deeply to dive in my plate of Jeera Rice soaked in Rajma Masala! And this happens to me every single time I think of Rajma […]

 
Khatta Mag

Khatta Mag (Spiced Moong in Yogurt Curry)- With Vegan Option

Every Wednesday, when I returned from school, guessing lunch was a no brainer. It always used to be khatta mag and rice, with rotli and a vegetable stir fry. Do you follow any such traditions? I come from a joint family, so when 10 people want 10 different things on […]

 
Black Eyed Peas in Coconut Curry

Black Eyed Peas in Coconut Curry

It is a pure bliss to get introduced to such beautiful and delicious South-Indian cooking. Growing up, all I knew about South Indian Cuisine was Dosa, Idlis, Vadas, Uthappam , Sambhar and Chutneys. As a kid and a teenager dosas used to be my favourite. I wasn’t much of a […]

 
Dal Makhani

Creamy Dal Makhani (Healthy Home Made Creamy Dal Makhani)

The soft aroma of the most beautiful combination of Indian Tadka splashes in my kadai after so long, the smell lures me deep into the feeling of diving into fond memories of taking a bite into Kali Dal from Mirch Masala or on the roadside restaurants in Punjab long back […]

 

Dhansak Recipe| No Dhansaak Masala Required

Dhansak is a popular curry from Parsi community from India. Most popularly cooked with chicken or lamb, it is a delight to enjoy the vegetarian version of this amazing concoction too. My mom’s very good friend Krupali Aunty, made this Dhansak for a few get togethers, and my mom absolutely […]

 

Dal Palak – Red Lentils with Spinach

A quintessential recipe adapted from my mum, dal palak has always been a favorite growing up. Dal palak is made with Red Lentils aka Masoor dal and Split Pigeon Peas aka Tuver dal. In Indian cooking, in a lot of cultures veggies are cooked in lentils. Spinach and lentils has […]

 
undhiyu

Undhiyu ( Mixed Vegetables Curry- Instant Pot)

Undhiyu is a popular mixed vegetable curry from Surat, Gujarat. It is a beautiful concoction of fresh herbs, spices and seasonal vegetables. This curry uses all the lush green winter vegetables and is enjoyed with puffed Puris. Every family has a different way of preparing Undhiyu. Today, I am sharing […]

 
Restaurant Style Chana Masala

Restaurant Style Chana Masala

A chill crisp evening calls for an amazing delicious piping hot curry from my Indian kitchen. The husband demanded this restaurant style Chana Masala curry I make today. . It is Uber delicious, loaded with gorgeous whole and ground spices, flavored with herbs. This Restaurant Style Chana Masala has a […]

 

Restaurant Style Matar Paneer

Matar Paneer is a Rich Creamy Delicious Curry made with Boiled Peas and Cubed Paneer/Tofu. The curry is a smooth sauce made with an onion-tomato base and will become your favorite right away!

 

Restaurant/ Dhaba Style Paneer Tikka Masala

Panner Tikka Masala rules the hearts of almost every Indian household, and not just any panner tikka masala, but the one which we eat in the restaurant or at the roadside dhaba’s. My most favorite was Raju Dhaba in Vadodara. If you are in Vadodara, its a must try! Tikka […]