Kung Pao Cauliflower

Sweet, spicy and bursting with flavors, this Kung Pao Cauliflower is a delicious way to enjoy cauliflower.

Cook the cauliflower in air-fryer or on a skillet and enjoy with some rice or noodles.

I love everything sweet and spicy and Asian inspired dishes which have these flavors are some of my favorites.

It’s no secret that I love the kung pao sauce, I...

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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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Methi Matar Malai

Methi Matar Malai is a popular Indian dish which is made in north India especially during winters when fresh methi (fenugreek) is in season!

This recipe combines methi, matar (green peas) and malai (cream) in a rich, sweet and seriously creamy curry!

Methi (fenugreek) is a popular winter vegetable in India. I remember those cold winter mornings in Delhi when we were served hot Methi parathas with...

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Roasted Winter Vegetables with Balsamic Vinegar

Make use of all the winter veggies in season to make these Roasted Winter Vegetables!

Topped with balsamic vinegar and fresh parsley, they make a nice side with soup or rice or can be enjoyed as such.

I love the fact that every season brings with it new fruits and vegetables to enjoy! In India, winter meant eating lots of greens like mustard greens, methi (fenugreek), bathua (chenopodium) and also those beautiful red carrots (which I soo miss...

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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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Paneer Lemongrass Coconut Curry

Pan fried paneer cooked in a curry flavored with lemongrass and coconut milk!

This Paneer Lemongrass Coconut Curry is easy to make, has so much flavor and pairs well with jasmine rice or brown rice.

I love using lemongrass in my recipes and I have shared some of my favorites like this Thai Coconut Soup and Khow Suey  already with you guys.

I love the flavor of...

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Spinach Puri (Palak Puri)

Spinach Puri- basic puri with the goodness of spinach.

These deep fried bread pair well with dishes like chana masala or aloo matar.

 

So when I shared this aloo rasedar recipe 2 weeks back, I received so many messages and emails asking me to share the recipe of the green puris that were there in the...

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Vegan Pad Thai

Vegan Pad Thai made with flat rice noodles, veggies and tofu!

This is one of my favorite weeknight meals and comes together rather quickly.

If there’s one dish that I eat at every Thai restaurant, then it’s this- Pad Thai along with the Thai fried rice maybe.

However more often that not, I am left disappointed with the vegan pad thai that most restaurants...

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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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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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