Instant Pot Butternut Squash Lentil Curry

Fall means lot of butternut squash in the market. While it’s great in soups, I also use it to make dal and curries.

This Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Curry has a lot of flavor from the red curry paste, the spices and coconut milk.

It makes a comforting and seriously flavorful meal for the fall and cold days.

The weather has been so bad here, I think it’s true for the entire west coast in the...

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Aloo Chaat Pizza

Give your pizza Indian makeover with this Aloo Chaat Pizza!

Thin slices of potatoes mixed with spices and topped with cheese and chutney- this is Indian fusion at it’s best.

Over the last few months, if there’s one thing that I have eaten a lot, it’s this- pizza. You can never have enough of it, can you?

I have ordered it from outside, I have made it at home...

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Instant Pot Apple Chutney

Use the apples in season to make this easy Apple Chutney!

This chutney is made in the Instant Pot and is a nice balance of tart, sweet and spicy flavors. Good as a side with a main dish or use it to dip crackers, nuts etc.

We went apple picking last weekend. It seemed like one of those activities which we could do safely do during these crazy times.

This farm was around 45 minutes from where I live, it had not...

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Khatte Meethe Baingan

Khatte Meethe Baingan aka sour and sweet eggplants! If you love eggplants as much as I do are always looking for new ways to enjoy them, then give these a try.

Baby eggplants are cooked with some pickling spices like fennel, nigella and tossed in a sweet and sour curry based made with tamarind and jaggery.

I adore eggplants and can eat them all the time and in all forms. Bharta is of course one of my absolute favorites but these days I like making them in different ways each...

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Instant Pot White Bean, Tomato & Kale Soup

Easy White Bean, Tomato & Kale Soup made in the Instant Pot.

This hearty soup is perfect for fall and the colder days ahead and is also vegan.

The mornings have been getting cooler here. I have been going on for my morning walks pretty regularly these days and I usually go around 6:30 am.

Just a couple of weeks back, it was quite pleasant at that time but now it’s cold. In...

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Cauliflower, Corn & Poblano Tacos with Cashew Chipotle Sauce

Cauliflower Tacos with roasted corn, poblano peppers and a creamy cashew chipotle sauce!

Topped with cabbage for the crunch, these tacos are vegan and just perfect for summer.

Summer corn is so good right? So sweet, so juicy and I cannot have enough of it.

Every week I buy a lot of corn from the farmers market. We eat it throughout the week in some form or the...

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Instant Pot Creamy Pesto Pasta with Mushrooms

Creamy Pesto Pasta with mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes made in less than 30 minutes in the Instant Pot.

This recipe requires a handful of ingredients and make restaurant style pasta in no time!

Pesto is one of my favorite sauces, it’s so versatile and I use it on so many things.

It’s a great sauce to use all the summer...

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Punjabi Dum Aloo

Punjabi Dum Aloo – baby potatoes cooked in a spicy curry made with yogurt and a touch of cream.

This is a popular North Indian recipe and one that was made very frequently in my house.

Most people I know love potatoes and as a family were no exception growing up.

The aloo bhujiya was almost a constant on our table and made every week,...

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Instant Pot Zucchini Chickpea Curry

Use the summer zucchini to make this Zucchini Chickpea Curry in the Instant Pot.

It’s easy to make and is also vegan and gluten-free.

One of the main reasons I wait for summers (other than the gorgeous weather of course) is my local farmers market.

This year it was delayed, in fact I feared that it would get cancelled because of...

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Peanut Chutney

Simple peanut chutney made with peanuts, chana dal, cumin seeds, ginger and tamarind.

This quick version gets done in 15 minutes and makes a great accompaniment to idli and dosa!

Indian meals are often incomplete without chutney.

Whether it’s north Indian food or South Indian, chutney remains constant. However, every chutney is different and the ingredients and method...

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Rajma Masala – Kidney Beans Curry

Rajma Masala aka Kidney Beans Curry is one of the most common and popular curries made in North India.

Kidney beans are cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices in this flavorful vegetarian curry.

Rajma is one of the most popular curries in north India.

In fact I always say that chole, rajma and dal makhani are like the 3 most popular north Indian main...

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Paneer Lemongrass Coconut Curry

Pan fried paneer cooked in a curry flavored with lemongrass and coconut milk!

This Paneer Lemongrass Coconut Curry is easy to make, has so much flavor and pairs well with jasmine rice or brown rice.

I love using lemongrass in my recipes and I have shared some of my favorites like this Thai Coconut Soup and Khow Suey  already with you guys.

I love the flavor of lemongrass in my chai, have you guys ever...

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