Category Archives: Recipes

Alu Gobi Sukha Subzi (Potato & Cauliflower Dry Curry)

Alu Gobi is the ubiquitous vegetarian dish of Potatoes and Cauliflower you will find in India everywhere. Literally everywhere from road side Dhabas to high-end restaurants catering to international clientele. It is made from affordable everyday ingredients, but still shines … Continue reading

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Fish in Coconut Gravy

My mom was born and raised in a small coastal town in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Soon after marriage she moved to Kerala, another coastal state in South India. Both regions are abundant in sea food and coconut trees. … Continue reading

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2 Ingredient Delight…Peanut Laddoo

Yes, you read it right. This has only two ingredients. No sir, I am not bundling a bunch of items and calling it one ingredient‚Ķhmm, like a can of condensed soup? Nope. The two ingredients here are as simple and … Continue reading

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Kadai Paneer

I am back, well that is if you have noticed that I was off the radar for a few months now. That is with reasons–we are expanding our family with a second child on the way. We literally expanded our … Continue reading

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Dal Makhani

Dal (lentils) is one of my top comfort foods. Cooking lentils is pretty much an everyday deal for me, and typically I don’t consider it a special occasion food, or something I would like to cook for guests. But the … Continue reading

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Naan…Indian Flatbread

Naan is one of those eats, which gives an impression of restaurant-only type. For long, I was guilty of that misconception too, partly because back home typically nobody owns a Tandoor (coal-fired clay oven generating very high heat, up to … Continue reading

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Pad See Ew

When ordering from a menu, the quirkier the name, the more intrigued I am. And sometimes it is hilarious to know what they mean or how they got that name. Who knew Thai chillies’s Thai name, means “mouse s*** chillies”. … Continue reading

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Majadra…an exquisite combination of lentils and bulgur

One thing that I missed badly when I moved from Michigan, other than friends, was the Lebanese food. For those who has never tried it, Lebanese food is mild and flavorful without being hot. It is dry–no sauces or gravies–with … Continue reading

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Chatpata Chana

Chatpata Chana, roughly translated as Zesty Chickpeas is a minimum effort tea time or coffee time snack. The best part is it can be made under 10 minutes. All you need is a can of chickpeas and Chaat Masala. Rest … Continue reading

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Beets Hash….Find your Beet!

Good things come when you yield to temptations! Case in point are the gorgeous beets that caught my eye when I was in the grocery store last week. I had a ton of purple beets already at home, but I … Continue reading

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