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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Spiced potato and leek soup

This spiced potato and leek soup is one of the easiest soups you can make. At the same time, it is full of flavour, and enough to warm you up on a cold day or night! The temperatures have definitely been making a nosedive in our neck of […]

Pista badam peda

This pista badam peda (pistachhio-almond Indian sweet) is a healthy option for your sweet corner this Diwali. Or in fact for any other time when you crave something sweet. These three ingredient bite sized beauties are very easy to make, does not contain oodles of refined sugar and […]

Courgette / zucchini khar (Assamese recipe)

Khar is an alkaline based delicacy from Assamese cuisine, generally had at the start of a typical Assamese meal, especially lunch. It is had with some rice. Apparently, khar is said to have cleansing properties. It is said to help in preparing the digestive system to welcome the […]