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 […]

Chilli garlic mushroom

This chilli garlic mushroom recipe is very quick and easy to rustle up. It takes just ten minutes of cooking time. All the more reason to cook and love this recipe. The weather in our neck of the woods has been a constant roller coaster. After a few […]

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 […]

Baked honey chilli lemon garlic chicken

Baked honey chilli lemon garlic chicken – succulent chicken thighs with the most finger licking hot and sweet, lemony and garlicky sticky sauce. The chicken thighs are browned in a pan and then baked in the sauce. The latter is reduced later to form the most delicious, and […]

Baked baby aubergines in peanut gravy

This recipe for baked baby aubergines in peanut gravy came about in order to make good use of a few baby aubergines languishing at the back of the refrigerator. And the result was not disappointing. The soft aubergine flesh complimented the nutty gravy and was a fine accompaniment […]

Boror tenga

This is a recipe for an Assamese summer speciality – boror tenga. It translates to lentil fritters in a thin sour gravy. Climate plays such an important role in the kind of food that we enjoy. Back in Assam, summers would include a lot of tangy curries with […]

Tomato peas and paneer curry

I am a huge fan of paneer (Indian cottage cheese). Well, as a matter of fact, a four of us are. And this tomato peas and paneer curry is right up there among our family favourites. Healthy- I have always believed in the fact that most dishes can […]

Orange salmon bake

With the number of salmon recipes that I have posted till now, you must have probably guessed how much we adore this fish. We simply can’t have enough of it and add it to our meals in a variety of ways. In this post, I am sharing another […]