North Indian Dishes

Lauki Kofta Curry | Dudhi na Kofta

Late anniversary celebrations ringed in today with Lauki Koftas. These Koftas are packed with flavor from fresh and ground spices, deep fried and dunked into a tomato curry with nuttiness of gram flour, it makes a very easy and delightful curry on the table. The kofta curry is usually served […]

 
Rajma Masala

Rajma Masala (Red Kidney Beans Curry)

Gluten Free

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 […]

 
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 […]

 
Chana Bateta

Chana Bateta – Black Chickpeas and Potato Curry – A Family Recipe

My grandma’s kitchen is inspired with a lot of recipes from East Africa, as she was born and brought up there. When she moved to India after marrying my grandpa, she continued making everyone fall in love with her cooking. She likes her recipes easy, healthy and delicious. Chana Bateta […]

 

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 […]

 

Lasaniya Bateta

I have loved Kathiyavadi cuisine ever since my childhood. This curry is my absolute favorite. Lasaniya Bateta aka curried garlicky potatoes needs just basic ingredients. This curry is super easy and absolutely delicious packed with flavors and so it is loved by all. Lasaniya Bateta is beautifully flavored with garlic […]

 
Masala Egg Curry

Indian Masala Egg Curry

As I grew up in a strict Gujarati household, eggs were not allowed in the house. My dad used to take us to Raju Omelette, a very famous egg joint in Gujarat, on the weekends. Their masala egg curry aka boiled egg tikka and masala half fry has always been […]