Qeema Matar

Qeema Matar is a delicious dish made with minced cauliflower and fresh green peas. The vegetarian dish is a great substitute for the original meat curry. Qeema or Keema is typically an Asian meat dish where the lamb meat is minced and cooked with peas and potatoes. Since we are vegetarians we obviously look for…

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo

Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo is a side dish made with boiled potatoes, a quick and easy dish which can be enjoyed by itself while fasting or otherwise. Sookhe is dry and this Fariyali Sookhe Aaloo ki Sabzi is a very delicious form of dry potatoes. The slightly sweet, sour and spicy Sabzi tastes fantastic on its…

Gajar ka Paratha

Gajar ka Paratha is an Indian whole wheat flatbread made with grated carrots and spices. The flatbread is quick to make and makes a wonderful breakfast. This week I have picked the theme ’ Back to School ’. Well if I had to post what I had back in school it would be very different…

Makhane ka Raita

Makhane ka Raita is a  relish made with whipped creamy yogurt and toasted Makhanas or Fox  Nuts, garnished with pomegranate pearls. Raitas are our all-time favorite accompaniment with lunch. Fresh home made yogurt tastes awesome on its own, but the minute you whip up the curd and add a little something to it, it turns…

Aloo Tikki Choley

 Aloo Tikki Choley is a lip-smacking street food from the streets of Amritsar , Punjab . It makes a delicious  platter with a patty, chickpeas and chutneys.   We are starting a new A to Z series from Jan 2020 and through the whole year. It’s an interesting theme and we are going to have…

Bharwan Lauki

Bharwan Lauki is a delicious curry with stuffed bottle gourd . The stuffing is made with spiced lentils , and then dunked into a onion tomato curry . Rajasthan has a treasure if recipes which are so delicious . Bharwan Lauki is a recipe from this majestic state and I must admit that those of…

Dhokla Cake

Dhokla Cake is a steamed lentil cake made with two different layers of lentils and rice . It is soft and spongy and adorns your breakfast table .   Our family is a Dhokla lover family and many a times we enjoy these as a meal for dinner. Actually dhokla is served for breakfast or as a tea time snack , but we…