Chukandar ki bhaji -Beetroot with Peas

Let’s try a very beautiful and colorful dish.   I admit I started admiring this simple dish quite late in my life.  Infact, its been very recent that I have started cooking it myself.  My mom used to do this colorful dish in winters using lovely seasonal beetroot and fresh green peas.   And I cooked it…

Dahi ke Chawal-Curd Rice

Feeling super lazy.. but didn’t want to break my promise to myself to post everyday.. So here is what I did for today’s lunch. Curd Rice Ingredients (for just yourself) Boiled Rice 1 big cup Curd Half a cup Cold Milk quarter of a cup Salt To taste Ginger (finely diced)  1 inch piece Green…

Omelette Curry

This sounded interesting to me when I saw it in a menu.  Anyone who loves omelet in breakfast, this is a wonderful main course dish as well.  Probably it was invented in the hotel kitchens when there were quite a few Omelet left after the breakfast service..!!  Well doesn’t matter.   Let’s try it anyways. Its…

Shahi Tukda-Sweet Bread dish

Do these pictures look like a dish to anyone.!!  WELL Well well yes it is what it seems like— deep fried bread pieces.  What is not visible here, is the sugar syrup. Yes this is again another super duper easy quickest sweet dish.   In the recipe books it is called Shahi Tukda ,  though this…

Aloo Gobhi-Cauliflower Potato Masala

Again Aloo-Gobhi is probably one of the most favorite of all Sabji’s both in restaurants as well as in homes.  Typically a winter produce, cauliflowers are very versatile.  A great thing to saute, boil, fry or puree, it is always a beautiful flavor.  We love our gobhi paranthas, gobhi pakora, gobhi masala moreover even the…

Yellow Daal Tadka

Anyone who has been to Indian or have dinned at Indian restaurants, know this dish.  Though, little anyone knows about the importance of Daal (lentil) as a part of our meals.  For an average Indian Daal comprise of their day to day meal.  It is an essential for a vegetarian to have a bowl of…

Aloo Baingan

Brinjal and Potato Masala I am using Long aubergines like Mediterranean aubergine but that’s no restriction. Also I am using mustard oil as it is very traditional, but again no compulsion. I suggest my cooking guests using any cold press seed oil like sesame or mustard, I love the flavor of coconut oil, and I…

Lauki ki Muthiye-Vegan Sausage

BOTTLE GOURD MUTHIYA  I would call it a Vegan Sausage.  A hand made sausage shaped steamed dish, perfect replacement for its meaty version.  You can finish it as a Kebab by grilling it ultimately and I bet it will adorn as a hero of your appetizer platter.  Once I tried giving it a tandoori food…

Puri Bhaji-Indian Brunch

Puri Bhaji is probably the most eaten meal in Northern India upto Central India. The only thing that gives it a challenge is Idli Sambar. It is your safest bet when you are travelling, as this can’t be served stale and you can always be sure that it is fresh and wholesome. Today the Bhaji…

Aaloo Ki Tahari (Spiced rice with potatoes)

Summers have already arrived in India and its already 40 Degrees out there. Soon schools and colleges will be shut for summer break. And we are most of the times home, that calls for extra load on the kitchen. Families come together to spend fun times in summer breaks, people visit their distant cousins, houses…