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 restaurants. That time the other cuisines...

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Instant Pot Vegetarian Singapore Noodles

Vegetarian Singapore Noodles made in the Instant Pot.

This dish consists of rice vermicelli seasoned with curry powder and vegetables. Traditionally, eggs and meat are added to it but my version is vegan!

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Instant Pot is my go to way to cook noodles and pasta for...

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Thandai Cookies

Eggless Thandai Cookies- buttery cookies with all the flavors of thandai!

The cardamom, fennel, peppercorn, rose, saffron gives these cookies a distinct flavor, so good with coffee.

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Puff Pastry Gujiya Bites

Here’s a fun take on the traditional gujiya- Puff Pastry Gujiya Bites!

The same flavors of gujiya in bite size which is easy to make using store bought puff pastry.

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The only time gujiya was made in my house was...

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White Chocolate Thandai Mousse

Easy eggless mousse with flavors of thandai and white chocolate!

If you are looking for a show stopper of a dessert for your Holi party, give this White Chocolate Thandai Mousse a try!

Holi is next week and the preparations are in full swing in my kitchen.

My mom would always prepare so much stuff for holi, and I know I have spoken about it before but it’s just that whenever I start talking...

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Baked Gur Para

This is the baked version of Gur Para- a traditionally fried Punjabi sweet snack made with flour and jaggery.

The dough is flavored with sesame seeds, ghee and a little bit of fennel powder.

The sooji (semolina) makes these gud para very flaky and crispy.

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Homemade Naan

The only recipe you would need for making soft and perfect Homemade Naan!

This step by step recipe will guide you to make restaurant quality naan at home.

Naan needs no introduction, it is the most popular Indian bread in the western world for sure.

Most of the Americans that I talk to think Indian food=naan and curry.

It is rather...

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Instant Pot Khow Suey (Vegan)

Khow Suey is a Burmese noodle dish with coconut milk broth and served with an assortment of toppings like fried garlic, fried onion, cilantro etc.

The dish is traditionally made with meat but this vegan version includes veggies like mushrooms, carrots cooked in the coconut milk soup.

PS: This is my version of khow suey. I do not claim it to be authentic, maybe it’s far from it but it’s the way I like it and I hope you do...

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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...

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Instant Pot Shahi Tofu

Rich Shahi Tofu with a creamy curry made of white onions, cashews and non-dairy milk.

Flavored with cardamom, saffron, this dish is a vegan version of the Indian Shahi Paneer.

For someone whose husband won’t eat tofu, I share an awful lot of tofu recipes!

And the reason is you guys! You guys really enjoy my tofu recipes, especially the ones with Asian and Indian flavors and that motivates me to keep sharing more tofu...

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Eggless Chocolate Mousse Cake

Eggless Chocolate Mousse Cake with an eggless cake topped with a light chocolate mousse and finished with a chocolate ganache.

This is a chocolate lovers dream and a perfect treat to make for any celebration!

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I have been meaning to share this recipe for a while and what...

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Instant Pot Cauliflower Lentil Soup

Cauliflower Lentil Soup spiced with cumin, coriander and paprika.

This spiced soup is finished with coconut milk making it really creamy.

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I love cauliflower and I love lentils (well that’s given since I am an Indian).

So the other...

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