Spicy Lentil Sliders with a creamy Cilantro Mayo. Ladies and gentlemen it is that time of the year when I cannot think of anything else other than football. When the topic of football comes up how can the food get left behind??? I personally think the words gameday food and burgers go hand in hand. When I say burgers most of you are going to think about all kinds of meat burgers instead of Lentil Sliders. But these mini bitesRead More→
A rich and luscious Chicken Soup with bold flavors. It has been quiet cold here in Dallas the last few days. Mix in one full day of rain and it becomes a combination that I absolutely dislike. On such dull depressing days I just want to come home and have a steaming hot bowl of soup waiting for me. If that rich luscious soup is an opulent meal all by itself then I am definitely in food heaven. This sumptuousRead More→
Spicy paneer pizza topped with crispy capsicum and onions on a homemade pizza dough- quite a mouthful! Happy New Year Y’ALL!!!!!. I hope this New Year brings with it a new beginning and memories to last a lifetime. I am starting off with a PIZZA recipe for the New Year. The reason for that is simple; the missus absolutely loves, loves PIZZA. So if she is happy everything else seems smooth sailing. When you make one of her favorite ingredientsRead More→
Collard green rolls with a unique spicy filling. Merry Christmas Y’All!!! I hope everyone is enjoying this loooong weekend with their loved ones. The kids are going to be enjoying their gifts delivered by Santa so I am going to make an effort to gift the adults. By that I mean the gift of getting kids to eat their vegetables and I mean leafy vegetables especially collard greens. These sweet and sour collard rolls are easy to make and areRead More→
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→
Spicy Shrimp stuffed in a Crispy triangular pastry. The storm, which began pounding Dallas with 20-30 mph winds, has finally stopped. But the weather is still rainy and cold on this lazy Sunday afternoon. Us Mumbaikars have the perfect recipe to make you feel good on days like this, which includes tea accompanied by “ YES YOU GUESSED IT” piping hot Samosas. This combination will definitely brighten up your mood on a dreary and boring day. Here’s the kicker!!!! WhenRead 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→
Super healthy, protein packed mixed lentil pancake. It is a common misconception these days to think of healthy food as being boring and tasteless. But that notion is completely false and words like nutritious, tasty, delicious can in fact be used in the same sentence. And to further prove it I present to you these lip-smacking mixed lentil pancakes. Eat them with a tangy coconut and yogurt chutney and you will be in health-food heaven.
Soft Idlis with a tangy Coconut & Yogurt Chutney. One of the dishes that are synonymous with the cuisine from the southern part of India is “IDLIS”. It is so popular in the country that stalls selling this delicacy pop up on the roads seemingly out of nowhere. The reason for that is simple; these soft fluffy pillows of steamed goodness are simply delicious. You may dip them in sambar or lather them with chutneys, but the end result isRead More→
Crispy, Crunchy Chakali. Happy Diwali Everyone!!!! Diwali, the biggest & brightest festival of the year is finally upon us. It is the festival of bright lights, colors, delicious food and is celebrated in great zeal all over India. This diwali is extra special since it is going to be my first with my husband here in the US. So there is no better way to celebrate it than by making his favorite diwali snack “CHAKALI”.