CHANNA PARANTHA

CHANNA PARANTHA

Channa Parantha, doesn’t the name sound sort of new and unfamiliar ? Well, I thought so too. I was not really looking to make a parantha with channa. We had a lot of chickpeas sundal leftover from lunch one day. And I was looking for 

DRY GARLIC CHUTNEY

DRY GARLIC CHUTNEY

Dry Garlic Chutney is a popular condiment used in chaats. Mainly, in vada pav. It is quite spicy, but if we are making it at home we can adjust the spice accordingly. I have prepared this dry garlic chutney with a mixture of coconuts, sesame 

BAKED VADA PAV | PAV BUN

BAKED VADA PAV | PAV BUN

Vada Pav is an iconic chaat famous in Maharashtra, baked vada pav is a healthier version of the snack. Traditionally, vada pav has a fried potato vada sandwiched in between a pav (bun). Along with these are the Green Chutney and a Garlic Powder. I 

STUFFED TOMATO (In Gravy)

STUFFED TOMATO (In Gravy)

Why do most of our elaborate side dishes focus only on paneer ? Or why do we think of paneer when we want to treat ourselves to great food ? While paneer is amazing, it is greater when it is mixed with a few other 

SULTANI DAL

SULTANI DAL

One day my daughter felt like I am over exerting myself in the kitchen, and she kept asking me to try and keep the cooking as simple as possible. I landed on this Sultani Dal recipe as it sounds extremely delicious, but it is super 

BREAD PAKODA

BREAD PAKODA

I remember when I had bread pakoda for the first time. It was in the Vaishnao Devi Temple, right after a really long climb. The hot pakoda against the cold wind and a tiring journey was so blissful. Hence, bread pakodas have always held a 

VEGETABLE CUTLET

VEGETABLE CUTLET

Cutlets are a snack staple in India. While the thought of a cutlet generally conjures up a nice oily dish from tea stalls with a hot cup of chai, this homemade cutlet is much much healthier than that. I have made these cutlets on a 

ALOO PALAK (Potato Spinach gravy)

ALOO PALAK (Potato Spinach gravy)

I love spinach, I think its very under appreciated as I have already mentioned here with my Palak Paneer recipe (click here to check that). In this dish, I have combined spinach with potato. Kids, and fussy eaters likewise, will enjoy this dish without scrunching 

POTATO FRY (URULAI ROAST)

POTATO FRY (URULAI ROAST)

Potatoes are very versatile, they can be the main course, the side dish or simply a binding agent. This potato fry is the ultimate comfort food for a lot of us. It is simple and quick to make. Moreover, it requires very little effort, and 

STUFFED BRINJAL

STUFFED BRINJAL

Generally, we only think of preparing fried brinjal or brinjal kozhambu. But kids lately scrunch up their noses for all of these containing brinjal. This Stuffed Brinjal dish however, is a very welcoming change for brinjal. It is very tasty, but at the same time 

Pani Puri / Golgappa / Puchka

Pani Puri / Golgappa / Puchka

Ah, the thought of standing in a chaat stand stuffing these yummy yummy delights into our mouths. Pani Puri is a delightful chaat but also a great experience. And making it at home is all the more enjoyable because lately we are all a little 

PALAK PANEER

PALAK PANEER

Spinach is an elite vegetable that is often very under appreciated. It is versatile and extremely nutritious. Palak Paneer is a dish that highlights spinach and gets it all the love that it deserves. We make palak paneer, with pureed spinach, paneer and spices. This 

PANEER BUTTER MASALA

PANEER BUTTER MASALA

Who doesn’t love Paneer Butter Masala. This is a rhetorical question, of course because this is such a beloved dish for people all over the country. It is even gaining popularity outside the country now. Paneer Butter Masala is a rich and delicious paneer gravy 

MOOLI PARANTHA

MOOLI PARANTHA

This is a tasty and delicious parantha. This parantha is as famous as Aloo parantha (I recently posted the recipe for Aloo parantha. Click here to check the same). This parantha is very easy to cook. It goes well with curd and pickle. You can 

PINDI CHANA

PINDI CHANA

Pindi chana/chole is a delicious side dish common in North India. It is a dry dish in contrary to chana or chole common in other parts of India. Albeit, it is still an excellent pairing with almost any sort of breads (kulcha, chapatti, naan) or 

ALOO (POTATO) MASALA

ALOO (POTATO) MASALA

This dish is very simple and easy to cook. This version of Aloo Masala is styled as North Indian. I have not used garlic here. You can have it along with Chapathi, Parantha or Poori. Give it a try and I am sure you will 

ALOO PARANTHA

ALOO PARANTHA

Staple diet of most of the North Indians. This dish has some variations however the Punjabi Aloo Parantha is very famous all over the world. Green chillies add more flavour to the parantha. This dish is available as a breakfast item all over the North 

ONION SAMOSA

ONION SAMOSA

From as early as I can remember, samosas have been an extremely delightful snack for all of us. It is that kind of a snack that gave you immense joy but at the same time cost very little. Onion Samosas bring back a wave of 

GARLIC AND HERB NAAN WITHOUT YEAST

GARLIC AND HERB NAAN WITHOUT YEAST

Naan is an Indian bread that is generally associated with restaurants because of the way they are prepared, with a tandoor. But it is also possible to make the same at home on the stove with just a pan. Its a delicious dish that acts 

PANEER BHURJI

PANEER BHURJI

A easy, tasty and delicious dish using Paneer (Cottage cheese) goes well with chapathi or bread. It is liked by everyone and can be used as a topping for dosa also. Now let us start preparing this delicious dish