Tantalizing combination of Mixed Vegetables cooked in a spicy Tomato Gravy. Who knew dull and boring weather could inspire you to make a recipe??? Yes you heard me correctly!!! Just like last week the cold weather was the inspiration for this week’s post. Similar to those samosas I hope this Vegetable Kolhapuri OR Mixed Vegetable Curry warms the cockles of your heart instantly. Every spoonful of this dish will create such a symphony of flavors in your mouth that youRead More→
Tender stewed chicken in spicy coconut based curry with fresh aroma of Malvani masala served with savory vade. The mere mention of the two words ‘Murgh Makhani” more commonly known as Butter Chicken is enough to get mouths watering everywhere around the world. Now I bring to you its big rival for your culinary affections “Murgh Malvani” or “Kombdi Vade” as the locals fondly call it. It is a deliciously spicy chicken curry eaten with vade which is basically aRead More→
A fresh homemade tortilla filled with a spicy cauliflower, potato and pea mixture & topped with salsa and mint chutney. Taco!!! This simple four-letter word is music to many people’s ears. Or maybe I should say their stomachs. Who knew a simple tortilla filled with a filling of choice would bring joy to your heart like no other. Even a spicy cauliflower taco like this one packs a lot of punch where the spiciness of the filling is beautifully balancedRead More→
Tender stewed Chicken with Peppers & Onions, served with savoury dumplings is a sumptuous one-pot meal. Fall season has officially begun. All the colors of the rainbow are visible these days on the trees and there is a considerable chill in the air. It is the perfect time of the year to turn to comfort food. When the weather gets cold, nothing warms the cockles of your heart faster than a steaming hot bowl of “CHICKEN N DUMPLINGS”. If thereRead More→
Flavorful Bow-tie Pasta prepared in a luscious Tomato and Yogurt Sauce topped with Peas. Its been said that when life gives you lemons you make lemonade. When you do that, good things will happen to you seemingly out of nowhere. In my case life gave me an obsession with scratch-made gnocchi and I ended up making farfalle instead!!! And to make things even better the dish turned out so good that I ended up eating more than half of itRead More→
For the veggie lovers; Spinach, Tomato and Onion Pizza. The secret to a peaceful (chuckles!!!!) married life is to keeping your bitter half (just kidding) I mean better half blissfully happy. So the day I got married to a girl who is ready to eat pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner was the day pizza became a go-to meal in my house. This simple spinach, tomato and onion pizza with the made from scratch pizza dough is mouthwateringly delicious andRead More→
Seasonal vegetables delectably cooked with Indian herbs and spices and complemented by nutritious lentil and kidney beans . Super scrumptious! “Comfort food” and chili are words, which are synonymous with each other. This fact is especially true when you come back home on a rainy day. Absolutely nothing can warm your heart better than a steaming bowl of hot sizzling chili.
Marinated boneless chicken thighs mildly flavoured with Old Bay Seasoning. A unique and distinctive curry. Like every Indian I am familiar with the aptly named spice blend “garam masala”. It literally means “hot mixture of spices” and is so prevalent in Indian cooking that every Indian household will have its own unique recipe. Its uses are also plentiful; flavors in delicately flavored vegetable curries as well as the more robustly spicy meat dishes go up a notch with a fewRead More→
Whole wheat pasta with rich creamy tomato and butter sauce. Italian cuisine is mouthwateringly delicious and flavorful and yet is amazingly simple to prepare. On the contrary people are intimidated by Indian cooking where the sauces are seemingly made up of a variety of different spices. It may seem like an unlikely pairing but the marriage of these two cuisines can give rise to some amazing dishes.