Litti Chokha

Litti Chokha is a traditional dish that has its origin from the state of Bihar in India. Whole wheat dough balls are filled with sattu, a flour made from roasted bengal gram and eaten with chokha, a spicy poatato-tomato-eggplant mash.

Grey and rainy weather can get to you sometimes. One would imagine that after living in a place where it rains 8 out of 12 months, you would get used to it and yes it’s true that you do get used to it but once in a while it annoys the hell out of you. This especially happens when you are back from a very sunny place. Like I returned back from India over the...

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Kale Tomato Dal

Simple and lightly spiced Kale Tomato Dal is a mix of lentils cooked with tomatoes & kale. This simple dal tastes great with plain rice. It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

So Holi is done and I am literally stuffed. Indian festivals always revolve around food and each and every thing made on these days is either sweet or fried. There’s nothing else to eat! For the last 3 days, I have been eating gujiya and mathri like crazy. And then I had kachori for dinner, dahi vada for snacking, I mean talk about “eating unhealthy”!

After so much of fried stuff, I...

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Kadai Paneer

Kadai Paneer – paneer and bell peppers are cooked in a spicy masala which gets is flavor from freshly ground coriander and chilies! Enjoy it with naan or roti.

Paneer is my husband’s favorite vegetable (if you consider it as a vegetable that is, Indians definitely do!) and green pepper or capsicum as we call it in India is my favorite veggie so it’s rather surprising that I am so late in posting this Kadai Paneer recipe which is basically paneer and bell pepper cooked in a spicy masala.

Traditionally kadai paneer is made with green peppers but I have used red and yellow peppers in...

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