Dal Bhindi

Dal Bhindi is a side dish made with Okra and dal. The dish is very unique with a protein punch. It pairs well with chapati or paratha.    Dal Bhindi is my pick for the alphabet D for the A to Z series where I am posting all Thali Recipes from my drafts. I learnt…

Aamras ki Kadhi

Aamras ki Kadhi is a Rajasthani Curry made with mango pulp. It uses both raw and ripe mangoes and is garnished with crunchy boondi. Aam is mango and a curry made with its puree has an amazing flavour, this kadhi belongs to Rajasthani Cuisine and has the sweetness of ripe mangoes and the tartness of…

Bhune Aaloo

Bhune Aaloo is roasted potatoes cooked in the Baniya style from the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Potatoes or Aaloo are one safe pick when making any meal, so when planning my Thali or a guest meal I always pick one potato dish. The Bhune Aaloo are from the Uttar Pradesh Thali that I made…

Vateli Dal na Khaman

Vateli Dal na Khaman is a steamed lentil cake which is prepared with coarsely ground and fermented Bengal Gram. It is special to Surat region of Gujarat. Vateli Dal is ground lentil, and a steamed cake is made from this ground lentil which is fermented. It is due to fermentation that the batter rises and…

Matar ki Karanji

Matar ki Karanji is a deep-fried savoury pastry from a Maharashtrian kitchen. It is stuffed with fresh green peas along with spices and coconut. Karanji is normally made on special occasions like Diwali or Ganesh Chaturthi. It can either be sweet or savoury. The sweet one is stuffed with dry coconut, semolina and dried fruits,…

Potato Masala

Potato Masala is a very flavourful side dish, made with potatoes. Fennel seeds and garlic make this Chettinad dish very special. When you read the recipe for this Potato Masala, I am sure you will wonder what is so great about the dish. Seriously it’s hard for me to explain it, all I can say…

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry

Nadan Urulaizhangu Curry is a rustic Kerela style creamy curry made with potatoes and coconut milk. Potatoes are a hot favourite with me and trying various curries or side dishes with it always leaves me in safety. Whenever I am trying new cuisine with different veggies, I always include one potato dish. One can never…

Subz E Noor Chashm

Subz e Noor Chashm is a rich creamy curry made with mixed vegetables, nuts and yoghurt. The curry is rich and cooked in Awadhi style.   I, for no reason, have never been a fan of mixed vegetables, but this Nawabi Curry truly stole my heart. I loved the name, doesn’t it sound so royal,…

Dal ji Kadhi

Dal ji Kadhi is a delicious Sindhi Kadhi made with chickpea flour, toor dal, and lots of veggies. The Kadhi is tangy, spicy, full of veggies, and has a delicious flavor.   Sindhi Kadhi is always made by roasting the chickpea flour, the key to a good kadhi is by roasting the flour in a…