Paneer Tikka Masala

Paneer Tikka Masala is a popular Indian curry where cubes of paneer (Indian cottage cheese), onions and peppers are marinated with yogurt and spices, grilled and then tossed in a creamy tomato based curry. This dish goes extremely well with butter naan or paratha or basmati rice.

About This Recipe You know the most famous Indian food in the world? It is Chicken Tikka Masala, at least that’s what I think. You talk to anyone in the UK or...

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Aloo Matar

Aloo Matar is a classic Indian curry made with potatoes and green peas. Using basic Indian spices like cumin, coriander, turmeric, this was a staple that I grew up eating. It’s vegan and best enjoyed with rotis or hot puris and is easy enough to make for a weeknight meal!

I share tons of creative, fun and fusion Indian recipes on the blog. But I often forget to share the classic Indian recipes here. These are the kind of recipes that are made in Indian households on a...

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15 Minute Easy Kadai Paneer

I love this easy Kadai Paneer recipe that you can make in 15 minutes using a shortcut! This is perfect for those busy days when you have little time to put dinner on the table. It comes out really good and pairs well with naan or roti!

Ok I am sharing an easy recipe of Kadai Paneer here which uses a shortcut and gets done in 15 minutes. If you have been following me for a while, you know I love cooking from scratch and the classic recipe of Kadai Paneer is one of my absolute...

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Gujarati Dal Recipe

Sweet, spicy and tangy, this Gujarati Dal is comfort food at it’s best! This thin consistency dal is tempered with lots of spices like cinnamon, cloves, cumin, mustard and flavored with ginger, jaggery, lime juice. Best enjoyed with plain rice.

As someone who grew up eating dal everyday of her life, it still is (and will always be) an integral part of my diet and life. I cannot do without eating dal at least 2 times a week. That’s bare...

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Butternut Squash & Peas Sabzi

Use the butternut squash in season to make this Butternut Squash & Peas Sabzi! Cooked with onion, tomatoes, curry leaves and spices, this is so good with any bread or as side with rice and dal. It is also vegan and gluten-free.

Now that we are done with all the Diwali recipes, we can shift our focus to fall and winter produce. One of my absolute favorite this time of the year is Butternut Squash.

It’s great...

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Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry

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Cozy up on cold days with this Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry. Made with cauliflower, sweet potatoes, chickpea and warm spices, this curry is fragrant, aromatic and so...

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Palak Paneer Stir Fry

I am sure you have all had the classic Palak Paneer but have you ever tried cooking paneer and spinach as a stir fry? This palak paneer stir fry is flavorful, wholesome and gets done in less than 30 minutes! Serve with fresh rotis for a comforting meal.

I always have a block of paneer lying in my refrigerator. It comes in handy on those busy days when I have too much going on and have less than 30 minutes to make dinner. Paneer is something which needs no cooking, so most of the...

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Air Fryer Aloo Gobi

Air Fryer Aloo Gobi is the easiest Aloo Gobi that you will ever make! No sautéing in the pan, hand-free cooking and gets done in 30 minutes or less. Serve with rice and dal for the most comforting Indian meal. It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

I adore aloo gobi and it is also one of Sarvesh’s most favorite dishes. So, it’s no surprise that I make it very often in my kitchen. When we first got married, I learnt how to make simple homestyle aloo gobi, just like it was made in my...

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Kaju Masala Curry (Cashew Curry)

Rich and creamy Kaju Masala Curry is the perfect curry for special occasions. Ghee roasted cashews are cooked along with onion, tomatoes and a whole bunch of whole and ground spices to make this flavorful curry.

In India, we can make a sabzi out of anything. It doesn’t have to be vegetable, it can be papad ki sabzi (made with papadums) or gatte ki sabzi (made with gram flour dumplings) or this kaju masala made with cashews! If you have never had a cashew curry, then you are in for a...

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Chana Masala

Easy and simple Chana Masala is made using raw chickpeas which are soaked overnight and then cooked with onion, tomatoes and spices.

This popular Indian dish is vegan and gluten-free and pairs well with rice or naan.

Chana Masala needs no introduction. It is one of the most popular Indian dishes, whether its in India or in the western world.

In Delhi though, we usually make Chole, which is very similar to...

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Achari Bhindi

This Achari Bhindi has okra cooked with tomato, yogurt and picking spices like mustard, fennel. The dish is tangy, spicy and and if you are looking for a different way to cook okra, then you need to give this a try!

Bhindi aka okra is one of my favorite vegetables. I think this holds true for most Indians, everyone seems to love bhindi! Sarvesh is a big fan, give him bhindi and dal and he would be happy every day.

I have shared...

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Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi – a pilaf/pulao made with sago pearls! This vegan and gluten-free dish is extremely popular in India during the fasting season of Navratri. However if you ask me, you don’t really need an occasion to make and devour it.

This khichdi is extremely simple and yet so flavorful. I love my sabudana khichdi with yogurt on the side.

Sabudana Khichdi is often made during the...

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