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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Restaurant style Vegetable Biryani

Nothing like a good plate of aromatic biryani! This Vegetable Biryani hits all the right spots with its wonderful aroma and exotic flavors!

Loaded with veggies, crunchy cashews, warm spices like saffron, herbs like cilantro and mint, this biryani is a delight to the taste buds in every bite!

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My go-to Idli Dosa Batter

My go-to Idli Dosa Batter! This batter makes soft and spongy idlis and crispy dosa.

The batter is made in a high speed blender like blendtec and fermented in the Instant Pot.

I have been meaning to share this post for so long, like really long.

Few weeks back, I shared the entire process of making Idli Dosa batter on my Instagram...

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Palak Paneer- Spinach With Indian Cottage Cheese

Palak Paneer is one of the most popular paneer dishes.

Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) is cooked with spinach and spices in this creamy and flavorful curry.

It pairs well with naan, paratha or jeera rice.

When we were kids, the only way my brothers would eat spinach was if it was cooked with paneer in palak...

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Shahi Paneer

Creamy Shahi Paneer in a rich gravy made with onions, nuts and cream!

Shahi means “royal” so this dish is as exotic as it can get! Pairs beautifully with naan.

There are so many ways to cook paneer. Growing up, paneer was not a everyday thing in my house.

It was made on special occasions like...

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Dal Fry

Easy Dal Fry which goes so well with boiled rice or tandoori roti.

I use a mix of toor (pigeon pea lentil) and masoor dal (red lentil) for the dal which is then tempered with onion, tomatoes and lot of ginger, garlic and cilantro!

An Indian can never have enough of dals. And I hope you guys aren’t bored of my dal recipes because they will be here all the time. No...

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Paneer Bhurji

Paneer Bhurji – scrambled Indian cottage cheese with onion, tomatoes and spices!

This is an easy and quick recipe that gets done in less than 30 minutes.

Paneer bhurji pairs well with flat breads like roti and paratha.

Paneer is an integral part of Indian cuisine. We cook it in so many ways.

One of the easiest ways you can...

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Paneer Butter Masala (Paneer Makhani)

Creamy Restaurant style Paneer Butter Masala is easy to make at home.

This creamy curry is made with onion, tomatoes, cashews, cream and butter (of course!).

It has a mild sweet taste and pairs beautifully with garlic naan or jeera rice.

You can never have enough of paneer. Can...

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