Sem Aloo ki Sabzi/Flat Beans-Potato Stir Fry-Indian Style (No Onion-No Garlic)

Sem aloo ki sabzi is a simple, nutritious, quick to make yet flavorful side-dish and goes well with hot dal/lentil, chapati & rice. Sem/flat beans are usually chopped in small pieces by removing hard fibrous strings on its side before chopping & cooked with small potato pieces with few Indian spices. This is my father’s… Continue reading Sem Aloo ki Sabzi/Flat Beans-Potato Stir Fry-Indian Style (No Onion-No Garlic)

Aloo Mutter Ki Sabzi/Potato-Peas Stir Fry (No Onion-No Garlic)

Aloo mutter sabzi is mildly spiced, a bit tangy and flavorful side dish which goes well with roti, pooris, or with Plain Paratha (Indian Bread), also can be served with simple dal & steamed rice. Usually as a kid we used to have this dish esp in winters as fresh peas used to  come in that… Continue reading Aloo Mutter Ki Sabzi/Potato-Peas Stir Fry (No Onion-No Garlic)

Parwal Aloo Sabzi/Pointed Gourd-Potato Stir Fry (No Onion, No Garlic)

Parwal aloo is a simple yet tasty side dish which adds so much more flavor to a simple & humble daily meal of dal, chapati & rice. Parwal is rich in Vitamin A & C along with a good source of trace minerals. It is also known by many names in India-Potol, Kaadu, Potla are… Continue reading Parwal Aloo Sabzi/Pointed Gourd-Potato Stir Fry (No Onion, No Garlic)

Gajar Matar Sabji/ Carrot & Peas Stir Fry- (No Onion, No Garlic)

Carrot is one of my favorite veggie & like any savory dishes & desserts prepared by it. But yes as a child I didn’t relish it much irrespective of my mom telling to have carrots daily as it is good for health but then slowly gradually I started liking 😊. This recipe has a perfect… Continue reading Gajar Matar Sabji/ Carrot & Peas Stir Fry- (No Onion, No Garlic)

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

Baigan ka Bharta/Spicy Mashed Eggplant-Indian Style

Baigan ka Bharta, is a very popular Punjabi, North Indian dish. There are two most common ways to make this dish one by roasting eggplant on gas stove directly or roast it in the oven and another is by boiling the eggplant in the pressure cooker, it saves little time and is a blessing when… Continue reading Baigan ka Bharta/Spicy Mashed Eggplant-Indian Style

Aloo Gobhi Sabzi/Potato-Cauliflower with Indian spices

Aloo gobhi is one of the most common and popular side-dish prepared in almost every home in India. It is made with a combination of potato, cauliflower cooked  and seasoned with typical Indian spices and spruce up with common ingredients like ginger, green chilies, garlic and coriander leaves. I have so many childhood memories attached… Continue reading Aloo Gobhi Sabzi/Potato-Cauliflower with Indian spices