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 […]

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 […]

Komola kheer l Orange pudding

This komola kheer l orange pudding was made to use up the glut of oranges lying on the kitchen counter. We were definitely a bit enthusiastic with the purchase; with the kids away at university, there were too many just for the two of us. So, some of […]

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 […]

Tomato and paneer paratha

These tomato and paneer paratha are full of flavour and are absolutely delicious. The spices blend well with the rest of the ingredients and add to the taste. And as everything is mixed into the dough, it makes them easier to rustle up! Paratha- Now let’s talk about […]

Tilor Pitha l Assamese style glutinous rice wrappers with a sweet sesame filling

This recipe for Tilor Pitha l Assamese style glutinous rice wrappers with a sweet sesame filling is full of nostalgia. This is a traditional Assamese (from Assam, a state in North East India) delicacy especially prepared during the festival of Bihu. Bihu? Assam, a North Eastern state of […]

Aloo-methi-cream cheese parathas

These aloo-methi-cream cheese parathas (potato, fenugreek and cream cheese parathas) are truly delicious and one of our favourites. Boiled and mashed potatoes, fenugreek leaves and cream cheese are added to the dough to flavour it. We love parathas, one of the most popular flatbreads from the Indian sub […]

Kesar badam murgh l Saffron and almond chicken curry

This kesar badam murgh l saffron and almond chicken curry is beautifully indulgent without leaving you feeling heavy; perfect to share with friends and family. Food influences When you are familiar with a style of cooking, it gives you the confidence to try out various combinations. Being brought […]

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 […]