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)

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

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)

Masala Mathri/Savory Indian Crackers

Masala mathri’s are one of the most famous crispy and savory Indian crackers mixed with few spices are enjoyed in most of the household as a tea-time snack. Though like many other recipes every household has their own recipe of making mathri’s. These deep-fried crunchy snacks are made during the festival season esp in Northern… Continue reading Masala Mathri/Savory Indian Crackers

Meve ki Kheer/Dry Fruits Indian Pudding

Here I am again with one of the most popular Indian pudding and also made for the vrat/fast and is loaded with nutritious dry fruits. This pudding is prepared with three basic ingredients-milk, dry fruits and sugar. The addition of crushed green cardamom instills a subtle aroma in the pudding. Festive season gives me a… Continue reading Meve ki Kheer/Dry Fruits Indian Pudding

Kuttu ki Pakodi/Buckwheat Flour Fritters

Kuttu ki pakodi is a toothsome snack to make during vrat/fasting days. Pair them with Dhaniya Chutney/Coriander Dip Recipe or yogurt for a delicious fasting meal or you can enjoy on any regular days as well. Kuttu ka atta is a healthy, gluten-free flour and also contain more protein than other grains. It is one… Continue reading Kuttu ki Pakodi/Buckwheat Flour Fritters