Tawa Paneer

Tawa Paneer is a spicy semi-dry paneer dish which is made on a flat griddle (tawa), hence the name tawa paneer.

It has small cubes of paneer cooked with onions, tomatoes and lots of spices. Makes a great accompaniment to naan and paratha.

I am back with yet another paneer recipe. Yes, this is never going to end!

We seem to have a love affair with paneer (me...

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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...

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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, sometimes ever twice or thrice a...

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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...

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Paneer Kali Mirch (Black Pepper Paneer)

If you are bored of eating paneer the same way, then try this Paneer Kali Mirch.

This has cubes of paneer tossed in a creamy sauce flavored with lots of freshly ground black pepper.

It’s slightly hot from the pepper which is balanced out by the sweetness and creaminess from the cream, yogurt and cashews.

I can never get tired of sharing paneer recipes with you...

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Navratan Korma

A rich and creamy dish, Navratan Korma gets its name from nine ingredients/jewels (nav=nine and ratan=jewels) which are cooked together in a super creamy sauce.

The base of this curry is made with cashews, poppy seeds and is finished with cream to make it decadent.

I am not 100% sure but from what I have read, Navratan Korma was named after the nine courtiers in King Akbar’s...

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Rava Dosa

Make restaurant style crispy Rava Dosa at home with this step by step recipe.

Serve with sambar and chutney for a delicious meal!

I like eating all sorts of dosa, whether it’s plain dosa or masala dosa or pesarattu or adai.

Rava dosa is another favorite which I...

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Panch Phoron Dahi Baingan

Pan fried baby eggplants layered in a dish with alternating layers of Indian masala and whisked yogurt.

Topped with a tadka (tempering) of curry leaves, dried red chilies & panch phoron (five spice mix) this Dahi Baingan makes a great vegetarian dish to serve at a party or just when you want to enjoy eggplants in a different way!

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Crispy Masala Dosa

Make super crispy Masala Dosa at home with this easy dosa batter at home!

This is a one bowl batter which is made using a high speed blender and then fermented in the Instant Pot.

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The long awaited post is finally here. Ever since I shared my dosa batter on...

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Baked Sweet & Sour Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Oven Baked Sweet & Sour Karela (bitter gourd)-  If you have never made karela this way before, then give it a try.

Super simple to make in the oven, this karela recipe has sweet and sour flavors and makes a nice side with dal and rice.

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Punjabi Kadhi Pakora

Punjabi Kadhi Pakora is one of the most popular North Indian dishes!

Deep fried fritters (pakora) are dunked in a yogurt based curry made with besan (gram flour) and spices!

I am sharing my absolute favorite way to make the best Punjabi Kadhi Pakora at home.

As far as I can remember, I have always been a kadhi...

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Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta needs no introduction. Deep fried balls (koftas) made with potato and paneer are dunked in a creamy spiced velvety smooth curry.

It’s the ultimate indulgence and pairs beautifully with garlic naan.

Growing up in India in the 80s and 90s, we hardly ate out.

And a few times that we did, we always went to Indian...

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