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.

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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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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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Simple Arbi Fry

Simple Arbi Fry made by boiling arbi (taro roots) and then stir-frying it with spices.

This stir-fry pairs well with dal and roti.

I don’t cook arbi as often as I would like to.

I think the reason behind that is that I can find arbi only at Indian stores and usually I don’t buy vegetables from there and hence arbi doesn’t make an appearance in my kitchen...

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Veg Kurma

Make South Indian style Veg Kurma at home with this easy step-by-step recipe!

Vegetables are cooked in a flavorful sauce made with coconut, cashews, white poppy seeds and a whole lot of spices!

This vegetable kurma tastes great with paratha, poori, dosa!

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Aloo Bhujia Sabzi (Potato Stir Fry)

Aloo Bhujia Sabzi made the way it’s made in Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh.

This simple potato stir-fry is made in mustard oil and uses minimal spices.

One of my goals this year for the blog is to share more recipes that I grew up eating.

I tend to ignore them, thinking who would want to read about them.

But last year I shared...

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Bagara Bhindi

Bhindi (okra) cooked in a spicy peanut and sesame sauce!

This Bagara Bhindi is inspired by the famous Hyderbadi dish Bagare Baingan.

Tastes great with naan or paratha, it’s also vegan and gluten-free.

Bhindi is one of my favorite vegetables. I make it pretty often in my kitchen.

However, I...

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