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North Indian Egg Curry Recipe
There are several different styles for making Egg Curry and this recipe is North Indian in origin. Serve Egg Curry with a vegetable side dish and rice.
Traditional Indian Butter Chicken
This dish is among the best known Indian foods all over the world. Its gravy can be made as hot or mild as you like so it suits most palates. Butter Chicken tastes great with Kaali Daal (black lentils), naans and a green salad.
How to Make Tasty Indian Lemon Rice
This South Indian dish is easily put together when you are in a hurry. You can also make it with leftover rice. Serve Lemon Rice with a Raita (yogurt salad) and Poppadums for a simple yet tasty meal.
Indian Marinated Grilled Chicken Tikka
The word Tikka means bits, pieces or chunks. Chicken Tikka is an easy-to-cook dish in which chicken chunks are marinated in special spices and then grilled on skewers.
How to Make Traditional Indian Sooji Ka Halwa
Easy to make and so delicious, Sooji Ka Halwa is a personal family favorite! This is my Father's recipe... nobody makes Sooji Halwa like my Dad!
How to Make Chapatis
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.
How to Prepare Indian Goat Curry
In India, goat meat is commonly (if erroneously) called Mutton. Simple, yet delicious, Goat Curry or Mutton Curry is also easy to put together. This is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a simple, wholesome meal for my family.
10 Mouthwatering North Indian Recipes to Try
These are some of the most popular North Indian foods in both homes and restaurants.
Easy Lamb Curry Recipe: As Simple as It Is...
Simple, yet delicious, Lamb Curry is also easy to put together. This is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a simple, wholesome meal for my family.
13 Authentic Indian Curry Recipes
Though the word 'curry' does not begin to describe the depth and breadth of what is available in Indian cuisine, the association is a popular one nonetheless. Here are some of my curry recipes for you to try...
Spicy Homemade Baingan Bharta (Punjabi-Style...
Punjabi Baingan Bharta is so easy to make and has a lovely smokey flavor from the roasted eggplant!
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with These 5 Popular...
If the popularity of Rasgulla, Sandesh and Mishti Doi is anything to go by, the Bengalis from Eastern India sure know a great deal about sweet making. Here are some of their favorites that are also among India's best loved desserts.
10 Kids' Indian Lunch Box Favorites
In India, the word 'tiffin' is used to describe either a lunch box or the food in it! While every Mom wants to pack a tasty lunch box, we also want it to be nutritious. Not a lot to ask for is it? This however, is one task that causes many of us anxiety! Children often come home with half eaten food, simply because they think it's boring! Planning what will go into your kids' lunch box need not be a nightmare. Here's a list of tasty treats that will have them polishing their food off in no time:
Make Juicy Reshmi Kabab in 5 Easy Steps
This delicious kabab gets its name from the juicy, succulence of the meat used to make it. The meat gets this way thanks to the marinade in which it is soaked. Serve it with Mint-Coriander Chutney, thinly sliced onions and hot Naans (tandoor-baked Indian flatbread).
The 10 Most Popular Indian Vegetarian Dishes
Veggie foods we love..and you will too! These are some of most searched for and most loved Indian vegetarian recipes. They are not just favorites among Indians. People all over the world enjoy them and some of them have iconic status...well almost.
Mughlai-Style Chicken in Indian Spices
Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...
The 10 Most Popular Indian Dishes
They're among the most ordered dishes in any Indian restaurant. Want to cook them in your kitchen? Get the recipes here...
A Flavorful Fish Curry Recipe
This curry is truly delicious! I say so with such confidence because I grew up eating it - this is my mom's recipe. The ingredients used to make it show a mix of both eastern and northern Indian culinary influences. Serve it with piping hot plain boiled rice.
You'll Want to Add This "Magic Spice" to...
An easy recipe for fragrant, flavor-enhancing garam masala.
How to Make Indian-Style Chili Chicken
Originally a Chinese dish, delicious Indian Style Chilli Chicken is simply scrumptious!
Making Chapatis - Step 1
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.
How to Make a Dosa
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.
Chicken Cutlets
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...
20 Delicious Milk-Based Indian Sweets and...
Most Indians will confess to having a sweet-tooth. Can you blame them? The delicious variety available is too much to resist! Indian desserts are made with ingredients ranging from fruits and vegetables to grains and legumes! Here are some made predominantly with milk and milk products.
Maacher Kalia - Maacher Jhol - Bengali Fish Curry
This is my Father-in-law's recipe for a popular Bengali dish - Maacher Kalia. I love how he makes it and you will too when you try it.
Indian Chicken Curry From Scratch
This most basic of chicken recipes is also one of the tastiest! Serve Chicken Curry with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or plain boiled rice.
Aam Ka Achaar (mango pickle)
There are countless versions of mango pickle in India with each region having its own host of recipes. This one is from the Northern state of Uttar Pradesh and is often eaten with stuffed parathas(Indian bread) and yoghurt.
A Crowd-Pleasing Jalebi Recipe
This sweet is a hot favourite on any special occasion be it a birthday, wedding or festival. Jalebis though mostly eaten by themselves, can also be soaked in warm milk.
Our 10 Most Popular Indian Chicken Dishes
Due to religious reasons, a lot of people in India do not eat beef. For the very same reason, a lot do not eat pork. This makes chicken a very popular meat indeed. Some of India's most popular foods are chicken based. Here are some of them...
An Easy Recipe for Delicious Dosas
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my easy recipe.
Quick and Easy Masala Kheema: A Spicy Minced...
Kheema or mince can be made with any meat you prefer. It is extremely versatile and just changing the masala can result in a great new taste each time. Masala Kheema tastes delicious with Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan fried Indian flatbread).
Making Chapatis - Step 2
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 2.
Eat Like Royalty with Rich, Creamy Mughlai...
This is a dish for special occasions - not for any other reason except that it is rich! Its mild, thick, creamy gravy is inspired by the food of Central Asia and came to India during the rule of the famous Mughal dynasty. Cook and eat it and you will feel like royalty yourself!
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Indian Murg Malai Chicken...
This melt-in-your-mouth Kabab is so easy to make.
Seekh Kabab: A Tasty Recipe for Kebabs on Skewers
These delicious kebabs can be made with any minced meat you like, but I like lamb best. Serve them with green Mint-Coriander Chutney.
Making Chapatis - Step 3
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 3.
Making Chapatis - Step 4
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 4.
A Delicious Kofta Curry Recipe (Meatball Curry)
The koftas (meatballs) in this dish can be made with beef, lamb or chicken. It makes a great meal when served with jeera rice and kachumbar salad.
Impress Your Guests with This Mughlai Biryani...
A regal dish, Mughlai Biryani is fit for a king and was probably eaten by many too! Here is the recipe...
How to Make Zesty Chaat Masala Seasoning
Zingy, tangy, slightly hot Chaat masala is the perfect seasoning! Learn how to make it here...
Kati Kabab Roll - Spicy Chicken Rolls
This delicious dish is easily put together and really tasty. It originated in Kolkatta/ Calcutta and is often called the Calcutta Kati Roll. Juicy morsels of spicy chicken are wrapped in Paratha that has been coated with egg!
A Tantalizing Tandoori Chicken Recipe
Almost everybody has heard of this iconic dish and there are very few who like Indian food and have not yet tried Tandoori Chicken. Learn how to make it with my easy recipe...
Palak Ki Subzi: Stir Up This Tasty Veggie Dish...
Quick to make and good to eat is the perfect caption for Palak Ki Subzi! This is a tasty vegetable dish and it is full of good nutrients too.
Doi Maach
This typically Bengali dish from eastern India tastes lovely with plain rice!
Making Chapatis - Step 5
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 5.
Make Mouthwatering Malai Kofta (Veggie Balls in...
A dish for special occassions, Malai Kofta is the vegetarian alternative to meatballs. It goes very well with naans (tandoor-baked flatbread) or Jeera Rice.
Making Chapatis - Step 6
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 6.
Craving Comfort Food? Try This Curd Rice Recipe
This is truly comfort food! Curd rice from South India tastes great with just a pickle or chutney and also with a daal (lentils) or meat dish.
How to Make Biriyani: A Delicious One-Dish Meal
Biryani nicely made, is a pleasure to behold and eat! Fragrant long-grained rice is layered with meat or vegetables that have been cooked in a mixture of spices. This has to be one of my favorite foods!
Make Delicious Mishti Doi: A 5-Step Recipe for...
Mishti Doi is synonymous with Bengal in East India. The Bengalis are famous for their sweet preparations and Mishti Doi is among their most well known desserts. Mishti Doi tastes great but is amazingly simple to make!
Making Chapatis - Step 7
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 7.
Fast Food Indian-Style: Whip Up These 7 Recipes...
I call these tasty foods fast food, not only because they can be prepared quickly but also because they are in fact, the Indian equivalent of Western fast food. Here are the recipes...
All about Ajwain (Carom) Seeds: Uses, Fun...
A description of what Ajwain or Carom Seeds look like, how they are used in Indian cooking and some interesting facts about them.
A Tangy South Indian Fish Curry Recipe
The tamarind in this gravy-based dish gives it a lovely tangy flavor that goes really well with plain boiled rice. In fact, that is how it is traditionally eaten.
Mughlai Paratha: Stuffed Bread Good Enough to...
Make a meal of this wholesome and tasty Mughlai-style stuffed bread. Serve it with your favorite chutney.
Cook Up Coconut Chutney in 3 Easy Steps
This mild chutney is the perfect companion for idlis (south indian steamed rice cakes), dosas and uttapams(south Indian rice pancakes).
Turai Ki Sabzi - Torai Sabji - Stir Fry Chinese...
Nobody makes Turai Ki Sabzi like my Mom! This is her recipe...
Chicken Sukka - Chicken Sukha - Dry Chicken Curry
This dish from coastal, western India combines elements and ingredients of both the Malabari and Goan styles of cooking. Though it is a dry dish with very little gravy, Chicken Sukka tastes really nice with plain boiled rice! You can even serve it with hot Chapatis. Add a green salad and you'll have a well-rounded meal.
Kadhai Gosht: A Delicious Mughlai Recipe
Serve Kadhai Gosht with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Naans (tandoor baked Indian flatbread).
Make Quick and Easy Milk Barfi in a Microwave
When I first learned how to cook this delicious dessert, I was so taken up by how easy it was, I made it every excuse I could find! You'll see why if you try it.
Hing - Heeng
What is Hing? Find out here... Indian Food.
Crispy, Crunchy Veggie Fritters
Also known as Pakoras, these are the perfect snack for a cold, rainy day! Make up a batch and serve them with sweet-sour tamarind chutney. Use any vegetable you like.
Making Chapatis - Step 17
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 17.
How to Make Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread)
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.
How to Make Kaali Daal (Daal Makkhani): Black...
Another popular North Indian dish, Kaali Daal is also known as Ma Ki Daal (mom's lentils) since it is wholesome and delicious! Serve Kaali Daal with a vegetable side dish and Naans (tandoor baked flatbread) or Butter Chicken and Naans.
Making Chapatis - Step 12
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 12.
Making Chapatis - Step 8
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 8.
Egg Korma
Kormas typically have a gravy made of onions, lots of tomatoes, green chillies and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, cumin, etc. They can range from mild to medium hot. For Egg Korma, boiled eggs are cooked in a delicious Korma gravy! It tastes great with breads like Chapatis (flatbread), Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) or Naans (leavened flatbread made baked in a tandoor or oven).
How to Make Stuffed Indian-Style Roasted Chicken
This dish combines a western concept with Indian ingredients. The result is, as my four-year-old son says,
Making Chapatis - Step 11
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 11.
Making Chapatis - Step 10
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 10.
Chicken Pakora - Savory Indian Chicken Fritters
These yummy Pakoras are so good they will disappear in the blink of an eye! Try my recipe...
Making Chapatis - Step 16
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 16.
All You Need to Know to Start Cooking Indian Food
A beginner's guide to cooking Indian food.
A Tangy Goan Fish Curry Recipe
Almost the staple food of Goa along with rice, fish curry made in this style is tangy and spicy! Tuna tastes especially good in Goan Fish Curry but you can also use any fish with firm white flesh.
Making Chapatis - Step 13
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 13.
Making Chapatis - Step 9
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 9.
Make Ras Malai: A Decadent Dumplings Dessert
Probably my favorite dessert, Ras Malai is dumplings made from cottage or ricotta cheese soaked in sweetened, thickened milk delicately flavored with cardamom. Serve it chilled and garnished with slivers of dried fruit.
Making Chapatis - Step 14
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 14.
Kheema Paratha (spicy minced meat paratha)
Made Masala Kheema (spicy minced meat) and got some left over? Make Kheema Parathas then. It's meat and bread all rolled into one!
Making Chapatis - Step 15
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 15.
Make Gulab Jamun: An Always-Popular Dessert
This popular Indian dessert has countless fans! Learn how to make it.
Make Crowd-Pleasing Aaloo Paratha: Stuffed...
Extremely popular with North Indians, these are best eaten with chilled yogurt and your favourite pickle or chutney. Want to be naughty? Aaloo parathas taste delicious with fresh, thick cream or a knob of unsalted, home-made butter!
Mutter Paneer—The Popular Indian Dish of...
This North Indian curry made with mutter (peas) and paneer (cottage cheese) is probably the most frequently ordered dish in Indian restaurants. Make it in your home and you've got a sure crowd pleaser!
10 Indian Finger Foods That Are Surefire Party...
A list of easy, tasty Indian party foods to serve at your next get-together.
How to Make Tangy Tomato Rice
Of South Indian origin, tangy Tomato Rice makes a great one-dish meal. Serve it with poppadums.
Daal Gosht (lamb with lentils)
This wholesome dish makes a great one-pot meal. Add a green salad and you're in business!
Whip Up Delicious Badam Milk in No Time
I love Badam Milk! Delicately flavored with cardamom, the nuts in this chilled, cooling drink don't just make it tasty, they pack a mighty nutritious punch too! I often make it for my son... enjoys it just as much as me. Cold Badam Milk is a great summer cooler but if you use hot milk to make it, it's a great winter drink too!
Make Chicken Saagwala: A Super-Healthy,...
This dish combines chicken with spinach and the end result is a tasty, nutritious and healthy dish. Team it with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread).
Make Delicious Rasgulla: Soft Cottage Cheese...
There aren't too many Indians who haven't eaten a Rasgulla and remembered it fondly! That's just the kind of magical dessert it is! Try it...
Panjiri - Punjiri - Panjeeri
This delicious Indian dessert is usually given to new mothers, as an aid to lactation. It is said to increase milk supply! Learn how to make it.
A Quick and Easy Sookha Kala Chana Recipe
Sookha Kala Chana is easy to make and tastes really nice as a snack or side dish in a main meal. The Chana is also an excellent source of protein.
Make Tandoori Paneer Tikka: An Easy 6-Step Recipe
Soft, juicy chunks of paneer marinated in Tandoori masala and then grilled with veggies! This is a great dish to serve at your next barbeque.
How to Make a Tasty Mint Chutney Veggie Sandwich
This easy, tasty snack can be put together in a flash. It's perfect for picnic meals and kids lunchboxes.
Chicken Pulao
An Indian rice-based dish which often also includes ingredients like vegetables and/ or meat.
The Cuisine of East India
A look at East Indian Cuisine. Indian Food.
Make Delicious Mint-Coriander Chutney
This basic chutney is perfect for using as a dipping sauce with cutlets and samosas or to serve with main course dishes like biryani.
Easy, Quick Dessert - Semolina Laddoo
Though quick and easy to cook, this Indian dessert is very tasty and also hugely popular. It's perfect to make when time is short but you still want a special dessert.
How to Make Laal Maas: Red Meat Curry
This traditional Rajasthani dish can be made as hot as you like. Serve it with Bajra Ki Roti.
A Photo Gallery of Indian Daals and Beans
Lentils and beans are a huge part of the Indian diet. Most meals include them and recipes for how to cook Daals abound. Learn to recognise them with my handy photo gallery of Indian daals.
Whip Up This Mixed Vegetable Curry in a Snap
This dish is so easy to make and tastes great with plain rice, hot Chaptis or Parathas. Take a look....
Khatta Meetha Karela - Sweet and Sour Bitter...
Though Karela/ Bitter Gourd is not one of my favorite veggies, even I have to admit this dish is pretty tasty! Serve Khata Mettha Karela with hot Chapatis!
Sooji - Rawa
What is Sooji? Indian Food.
Your Guide to North Indian Cuisine: Styles,...
A look at the food from the region of India that includes Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab,etc., with such popular dishes as Biryani.
Sandesh Mishti: Bengali Sweet Molded Paneer...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this recipe for Sandesh, one of West Bengal's most popular desserts
This Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe Is Sure to...
The word Tikka means pieces, chunks or bits. Chicken Tikka Masala is a delicious dish in which pre-marinated pieces of chicken are grilled and then added to a thick creamy gravy. The result is a lovely smokey flavor. Serve Chicken Tikka Masala with hot Naans (leavened Tandoor-baked flatbread).
How to Make the Perfect Homemade Naan (Indian...
Serve delicious Naan bread straight from the oven, with foods like Tandoori Chicken or kebabs. Here is my recipe...
Craving Caramel Custard? Look No Further
This easy-to-make pudding is popular all over India but made especially well by the Parsis, Mangaloreans (both from Western India) and the Anglo-Indians. Get the recipe here.
Boondi Laddoo, or Motichoor Laddoo: A Delicious...
This standard Indian sweet (also called a Motichoor Laddoo) is served at just about any special occasion in India.
Indian-Style Burmese Kow Suey with Noodles and...
Originally Burmese as its name suggests, this dish came to Eastern India with the many Indians who fled Burma during World War II. It is a delicious concoction of noodles, spicy chicken cooked in coconut milk and numerous toppings. The final touch is a squeeze of lemon which adds the signature tanginess. Burmese Khow Suey - Indian Style is a great dish to make for when you're having friends over.
How to Make Paav Bhaaji Masala
A well-loved food all over India, Paav Bhaaji is actually western Indian (Maharashtrian to be precise) in origin. A mix of veggies is used to make it, so it's healthy too! Paav Bhaji is so wholesome you can have it as a meal. Here's a recipe for the masala used to make this yummy dish.
Maharashtrian Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk
I recently ate this curry for the first time and loved it! It is made with the trademark coconut milk used in lots of Maharashtrian cooking. Serve it with rice and a green salad or a simple vegetarian side dish.
The Cuisine of West India
A look at western Indian cuisine.
6 Must-Try Indian-Style Sandwiches
You wouldn't associate sandwiches with Indian cuisine would you, yet they are not only popular but also plentiful! With fillings ranging from chutneys to pickles and healthy veggies to paneer (cottage cheese), they leave you satisfied both in the taste and nutrition departments! Try them...
Hot, Sweet and Tangy Puffed Rice Salad
A snack with almost iconic status in Western India, bhelpuri is low-fat, nutritious and delicious! What more can one ask for?
How to Make the Perfect Paneer in Your Own...
How to make your own paneer (cottage cheese).
Make Mouthwatering Malai Prawn (Creamy Prawn...
This creamy prawn curry is a north Indian delicacy. Eat it with Jeera Rice.
A Tasty Sookha Aaloo-Simla Mirch Recipe
Baby potatoes and crunchy bell peppers make this dish subtle yet tasty. Serve it with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or plain boiled rice and Kaali Daal (black lentil curry).
Badam Halwa - Badam Ka Halwa
Badam Halwa is a regal dessert fit for Kings! Treat your family and friends to it and they will love you for making the effort...
Make Poha (Powa) for a Tasty, Nutritious Snack
From western India, Poha, made from flattened rice, is an easy-to-cook, nutritious snack. It is often eaten for breakfast or brunch. Add extra zing to Poha by serving it with Mint-Coriander Chutney!
Adraki Murg
Serve this seriously tasty dish with hot Chapatis or Parathas and a green salad.
Spice Up Dinner with This Chettinad Chicken...
From Tamilnadu in South India, this curry is quite fiery. There's no reason why you can't reduce the chillies to suit your own palate though. Chettinad chicken tastes great with parathas (bread) and even plain boiled rice.
Sweet Indian Cham-Cham Dessert with Lemon Juice...
I've heard of them being called "Pleasure Boats" and know people who use the name as a term of endearment
Make Irresistible Rajma: A Red Kidney Bean...
This dish is extremely popular not just in North India but elsewhere as well. Serve Rajma with plain boiled rice, Kachumbar salad and your favorite pickle.
A Super-Easy Tandoori Masala Recipe
Make this popular masala ahead of time and store in an air-tight container. Creating a tasty meal will then be a simple matter of marinate and grill!
The Secret to Soft Chapatis, Indian Flatbread
A quick tip on making really soft chapatis.
Vada Pav: An Iconic Indian Recipe
: 8-10 potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 2 tsps garlic paste 1 tsp ginger paste 3 green chillies 1/2
Jazz Up Dinner with Jeera Rice: A Cumin Rice...
A variation on plain boiled rice, this Indian dish is made with cumin seeds.
Your Guide to Making a Basic Indian Gravy
Most gravied Indian dishes have certain ingredients in common, so preparing and storing one when you have some spare time is a great idea. Here's the recipe...
Heart and Healthy Anglo Indian Beef Stew
Yummy, healthy and hearty Anglo-Indian Stew can be made with any meat and fresh, seasonal veggies. It is a combination of western, Indian and Asian flavors. This one-pot meal is great any time of year or for any meal but particularly lovely on a cold Fall or Winter's day!
Kheema Pattice - Kheema Patties - Kheema Patty
Crispy, flaky parcels of puff pastry filled with spicy minced meat! Learn how to make this delightful Indian snack...
South Indian Gunpowder Chutney
Serve South Indian Gunpowder Chutney with Idlis (steamed South Indian rice cakes) or Dosas (crispy savory South Indian rice pancakes) and Sambar or simply sprinkle it on plain boiled rice and tuck in!
Nimbu ka Achaar (lime pickle)
This is probably one of the two most popular of Indian pickles - mango and lime. It is surprisingly easy to make but takes patience and time!
How to Make Chole, the North Indian Chickpea...
Serve this crowd pleaser piping hot and accompanied by pooris/ bhatooras (fried Indian bread).
Paneer Kabab (cottage cheese kabab)
This simple dish can be made ahead of time and grilled quickly when you're ready to eat. It also makes a great appetizer.
Mirchi Ka Pakoda (green chilli fritters)
This is a delicious snack for those of you who enjoy the heat of green chillies! It is perfect when teamed with hot cup of Masala Chai on a cold day.
Shahi Falooda
This delicious, chilled dessert is perfect for the summer. It used to be very popular in Mumbai (Bombay) and its surrounding cities, but is now well-known and loved all over India!
Lamb Korma - Mutton Kurma
Kormas are typically made by marinating the main ingredient in yogurt and spices like ginger and garlic. It is then cooked in its own juices and a gravy made of onions, lots of tomatoes, green chillies and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, cumin, etc. Kormas can range from mild to medium hot and taste nice with breads like Chapatis (flatbread), Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) or Naans (leavened flatbread made baked in a tandoor or oven).
How to Make Paanch Phoran, the Bengali Spice Mix
This uniquely Bengali (east Indian) spice mix is used to season many dishes. It is a blend of five (paanch) spices and lends a lovely aroma when added to a dish.
Make Irresistible Idli: A Recipe for Steamed...
No longer just a South Indian favorite, Idlis are loved and can be found just about anywhere in India. Try them and you'll see why.
Mustard Seeds - Rai - Sarson - Raai
All about mustard seeds and how they are used in Indian cooking.
Make Kheer (Payasam): Creamy Rice Pudding with...
This creamy rice pudding is delicately flavored with cardamom and full of nuts. It's a great dessert for anytime of the year. In south and east India versions of it are made for certain festivals. In the South, Kheer is called Payasam and in the east it is known as Payas.
Fish Cutlets - Tuna Cutlets
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...
Shahi Murgh: Mild and Creamy Indian Chicken Curry
This mild curry is surefire hit! While it's name sounds regal, it is so easy to make, you'll be laughing all the way to the dinner table!
Super-Easy Recipe for Gajar Ka Achaar: Pickled...
Pickled crunchy carrots make a terrific accompaniment for just about any meal. I love to eat this Achaar (pickle) with plain rice and yogurt!
Prawn Masala
Learn how to make this simple, delicious, Indian curry with prawns. You will love it!
Yakhni Pulao
This tasty rice dish is a classic at North Indian meals. It gets its name from the Yakhni (meat stock) - pronounced as Akhni - it is cooked in. I like to serve Yakhni Pulao with just a simple vegetable raita but you can go all out and add a curry dish too.
Navratan Korma: Nine-Gem Curry That's Sure to...
This delicious Mughlai dish gets its name Navratan (meaning nine gems) from the nine different veggies, fruit and nuts used in it! Serve it with hot Naans and you're sure to impress!
Indian Bread Pudding With Dried Fruit and...
Truly a royal dessert, as its name suggests, Shahi Tukra is a rich bread pudding with dry fruits, flavored with cardamom. It's simple to make and a great dessert for times when you're in a hurry.
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