Sambhar (South Indian Lentil & vegetable Stew)

A deliciously spicy & tangy stew, Sambhar pairs very well with South Indian breakfast items like Onion-Tomato Uttapam/Savory Indian Pancakes, Steamed Idli/South Indian Rice Cake Recipe, Paper Dosa/South Indian Thin Crepe Recipe and taste yummy with steamed rice as well :). Everyone in my family loves South Indian food and my mom makes it delicious. For North Indians like… Continue reading Sambhar (South Indian Lentil & vegetable Stew)

Egg Fried Rice (Indo-Chinese)

Egg fried rice is a popular Indo-Chinese dish and a great hit with kids and adults as well ;). This dish is super easy, quick and healthy. Egg fried rice goes well with some side dish like Manchurian, chili paneer or chili chicken. I use a lot of veggies while making this dish like capsicum,… Continue reading Egg Fried Rice (Indo-Chinese)

Aloo Baigan Ki Sabzi/Potato-Eggplant Dry Curry (No Onion, No Garlic): Indian Style

This dish is one of the popular side-dish from Northern part of India. Potatoes and eggplants are well paired with few Indian spices and tempering, main flavor of this dish comes mainly from its tempering. I love this side-dish with hot dal, roti and rice but also goes well with hot parathas. The recipe I… Continue reading Aloo Baigan Ki Sabzi/Potato-Eggplant Dry Curry (No Onion, No Garlic): Indian Style

Masala Chaas/Indian Spiced Buttermilk

Chaas/Buttermilk is a perfect beverage in this hot weather to beat the heat. It is so simple and refreshing made with plain yogurt, cilantro, green chili and few spices. This beverage is made in different ways in different parts of India. The recipe I am sharing today is of what we typically make in North… Continue reading Masala Chaas/Indian Spiced Buttermilk

Coconut Burfi/ Indian Coconut Fudge

Whenever there is any festival coming, I get a reason to make delicious Indian sweets and refresh all my childhood memories when my mom used to make all these delicacies on all the festivals or any special occasions. I made this coconut burfi on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. This burfi is one of the… Continue reading Coconut Burfi/ Indian Coconut Fudge

Kamal Kakdi Aloo ki Sabzi/Lotus Stem & Potato Curry (No Onion, No Garlic)

Kamal kakdi aloo ki sabzi is a lip smacking brownish-yellowish curry made with crisp and fibrous lotus stem along with potatoes. The juicy slices of lotus stem are pressure cooked along with few Indian spices till soft and taste best with hot chapatis or zeera rice. I have so many childhood memories associated with this… Continue reading Kamal Kakdi Aloo ki Sabzi/Lotus Stem & Potato Curry (No Onion, No Garlic)

Coffee Cake/Tea Time Cake

What more you can ask when you have a slice of freshly baked coffee cake and a steaming cup of coffee ;). This cake has a rich, buttery flavor and soft moist texture. Coffee cakes are the one for everyday although called a “coffee cake” it does not usually contain coffee. Though the name more… Continue reading Coffee Cake/Tea Time Cake