KARAMANI (LOBIYA) KURMA

KARAMANI (LOBIYA) KURMA

In our household, its starting to look like we have a penchant for Karamani/lobiya/cowpeas. Ofcourse, they’re very healthy, but they’re also really tasty. Just last month, I posted Karamani Masala, which was a big hit at home. My daughter loves anything that tastes good with 

JAISALMERI CHANNA

JAISALMERI CHANNA

In this pandemic period, we have been doing a lot of reminiscing about times when travelling was easier. Sitting at home, we try to bring in pieces of our travels into our daily life. It is sort of a feel good thing, I suppose. Two 

AGRA PARANTHA

AGRA PARANTHA

For a simple description, this is a parantha from Agra, hence Agra Parantha. But we don’t do small descriptions here. This is a sumptuous and rich dish made in pure ghee. A while back, we went on a tour to Delhi and Agra. While the 

ALOO MUTTER KURMA

ALOO MUTTER KURMA

Today I am going to prepare Aloo Mutter Kurma. You can call it a universal side dish that is, it can go as a side dish with Idli, dosa, Upma, Chapathi, Parantha and rice too. Its fragrance is so yummy that even after completing your 

DAL PURI

DAL PURI

Last time when I uploaded the puri recipe my daughter asked me why I am always making the traditional puris. She asked me why can’t you think out of the box and make some puris which is different from the normal wheat puris. That is 

FLUFFY PURI

FLUFFY PURI

Who doesn’t love a fluffy and soft puri ? I know I do. Not just because they are amazingly delicious, and perfect carriers for a great side dish. But also because, puri-aloo to me is a dish with a lot of memories attached to it. 

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