Xoru maas diya adar jool l Small fish in ginger gravy

This xoru maas diya adar jool l small fish in ginger gravy is an Assamese favourite. It’s a light soupy gravy with small varieties of fish added to it. Coming from a place on the banks of one of the world’s largest rivers (the mighty Brahmaputra) flowing through […]

Aam doi I Baked mango yogurt

This aam doi l baked mango yogurt recipe is very easy to whip up and requires very little hands on time. Just mix together a few ingredients and pop it into the oven. After that, chill in the fridge and then enjoy the creamy delicacy. Just when I […]

Baked chicken curry

This baked chicken curry is probably one of the easiest and delicious curries one can make. It received a lot of oohs and aahs from the family. The food critic of a daughter declared it one of the best I ever made. It looked luxurious and indulgent too […]

Coconut and jaggery malpua

It’s Holi, the Indian festival of colour, today, and being a lover of festivals, had to make something to mark the occasion. So quickly rustled up these delicious coconut and jaggery malpua. The coconut gave a lovely bite to it. Soaked in a jaggery and saffron syrup and […]

Aloo pitika l Assamese style mashed potatoes

Aloo pitika l Assamese style mashed potatoes is pure comfort food. Mix it with some boiled rice and dal and you are good to go! Pitika- The Assamese ( from Assam, a state in North East India) are very good with their pitikas (mash) and they are made […]

Vegetable mung dal l One pot recipe

This Vegetable mung dal l One pot recipe is very popular in our household. It is easy to make, is healthy and can be easily adapted; so what’s not to like?! Dal is a dish that is consumed in plenty all over the Indian sun continent. From simple […]

Bengena pura pitika l Roasted and smoked aubergine mash

We love aubergines and this Bengena pura pitika l Roasted and smoked aubergine mash is one of our favourite ways of enjoying this vegetable. Smoking the soft aubergine flesh gives it the most delightful flavour. Pura l Pitika- ‘Pura’ (smoked) and ‘Pitika’ (mash) are two very popular food […]

Courgette – bilahi masor jool l Courgette – tomato fish curry

This courgette – bilahi masor jool l courgette – tomato fish curry is based on one of my favourite Assamese style fish curries while growing up. It is a light, comforting and refreshing fish curry, and it’s quite easy to make too. Growing up in an Assamese (from […]

Phulka (roti /rooti) recipe l Puffed Indian flatbread

This phulka (roti /rooti) recipe l puffed Indian flatbread is one of the most commonly made Indian flatbreads in our home. A phulka is cooked partly over an iron skillet and partly over an open flame which helps it to puff up. Phulka? Roti? The phulka is also […]

Rahar dali l Arhar dal l Toor dal l Split pigeon peas

Rahar dali l Arhar dal l Toor dal l Split pigeon peas is very much loved in our household. This recipe is easy to make, delicious, filling and nutritious at the same time. Rahar dali / split pigeon peas are a popular pulse all over India and is […]