Imli Chutney: Tamarind Jaggery Chutney

2 Sep

A sweet and sour chutney, made of tamarind (imli) and jaggery. Drizzle tamarind jaggery chutney over dahi vadas and chaats, dip your samosas and kachoris into it or have it on the side with any Indian meal.

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Peas and Cashew Fried Rice

28 Aug

A one-pot rich rice meal bulging with flavors – whole garam masala, the heat and crunch of peppercorns, peas and cashew nuts, fried onions and ghee. Peas and cashew fried rice on a lazy Sunday afternoon at home, what more could one ask for?

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Rajma Masala: Kidney Beans, Indian Style

27 Aug

Rajma Masala

What takes time to cook is not necessarily complex. That statement is so true of rajma masala. To the uninitiated, this dish might give the impression that sophisticated culinary jugglery went into creating it. In truth this is one of the simpler gravies you could make in the Indian cuisine.

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Carrot Coriander Soup

19 Aug

Carrot Coriander Soup

Nothing like some hot vegetable soup on a rainy day, is there? I make this carrot coriander soup often – it is filling, easy to make and great for health.

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Tomato Baby Corn Grilled Sandwich

16 Aug

Tomato Baby Corn Grilled Sandwich

I love grilled sandwiches. They have become something of a staple for my weekend breakfast. The sandwich filling varies depending on my mood and the contents of my fridge/pantry – mashed potatoes, paneer slices, the vegetable side-dish from last night’s dinner. This tomato baby corn filling, spiked with Italian spices, is one of my reigning favorites.

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Cheese Parathas

12 Aug

This recipe teeters dangerously close to the limit of "healthy" but when you crave cheese, far wiser to club it with wheat flour bolstered with kasoori methi and carom seeds than ordinary white bread, right?

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