Pear bhaji

Slightly sweet and slightly hot, and with a little bite to them, this pear bhaji is ready in minutes and is a great way of using this beautiful fruit in a savoury dish. This recipe is vegetarian / vegan friendly too! The pears have come and the pears […]

Mixed beans stew (oil free)

This mixed beans stew (oil free) is a hearty one pot dish which is very flavourful. It is the perfect recipe if you have a few bits and bobs leftover in your pantry that needs using up. The special spice mix used in it is what gives the […]

Thekera tenga boror jool

Come summer, and what we Assamese look forward to in a meal is the tengar jool (tenga-sour; jool-light, soup like curry). This is usually made with a variety of ingredients like lemon, tomatoes, bottle gourd etc, but the best has to be the one with thekera tenga. This […]

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 […]

Fusilli in roasted pepper and mushroom sauce

This fusilli in roasted pepper and mushroom sauce is a great way to enjoy pasta. The sauce is a breeze to make; the ingredients for the sauce are roasted, thereby making it most flavourful. The cold snap continues and the plants and trees in my little garden seem […]

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 […]

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 […]

Baked mathri l Spiced and herbed Indian snack

Made these Baked mathri l spiced and herbed Indian snack a couple of days ago to satisfy the savoury snack cravings. They are crisp and full of flavour from the herbs and spices. Unlike the regular mathris which are deep fried, these are baked. So definitely a healthier […]

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 […]