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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 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.
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 Indian-Style Chili Chicken
Originally a Chinese dish, delicious Indian Style Chilli Chicken is simply scrumptious!
Christmas Sweets and Snacks
Preparations for Christmas in India, start at least a month in advance! Here's a list of some of the most popular Christmas goodies made during this festive season. Make up batches of your favorites and spread the joy by sharing with friends and family.
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...
Spicy Homemade Baingan Bharta (Punjabi-Style...
Punjabi Baingan Bharta is so easy to make and has a lovely smokey flavor from the roasted eggplant!
How to Make Tasty 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.
You'll Want to Add This "Magic Spice" to...
An easy recipe for fragrant, flavor-enhancing garam masala.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
10 Mouthwatering North Indian Recipes to Try
These are some of the most popular North Indian foods in both homes and restaurants.
Make Healthy, Delicious Methi Paratha...
Healthy and yummy all in one neat little package! What more can you ask for? Serve Methi Parathas with chilled yogurt and a pickle of your choice.
Menu Ideas for Christmas Lunch and Dinner
Times like Christmas are made even more special by the foods we love. These are usually things our mothers
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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!
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.
Masala Kheema (spicy minced meat)
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).
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
Kulkuls
A great sweet to prepare with the family, Kulkuls are made all over India at Christmas time. They are fun to make and keep very well if stored in a air-tight container.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
A Must-Try Sarson Ka Saag Recipe
This typically Punjabi (North Indian) dish tastes really nice with Makki Ki Roti (Indian maize flatbread) and a dollop of fresh butter.
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 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.
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.
Make Mouthwatering Mutter Mushroom Ki Subzi
Want a tasty, wholesome meal you can cook in minutes? Try Mutter Mushroom Ki Subzi!
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!
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:
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).
Mama's Christmas Cake
This is my Mother's recipe for Christmas cake and though I may be biased, it is the best in the world! She's been making it for years and I have never come across anyone who did not love it at first bite.
Mughlai-Style Chicken in Indian Spices
Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...
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.
How to Make Tangy Tomato Rice
Of South Indian origin, tangy Tomato Rice makes a great one-dish meal. Serve it with poppadums.
10 Indian Finger Foods That Are Surefire Party...
A list of easy, tasty Indian party foods to serve at your next get-together.
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.
How to Make Zesty Chaat Masala Seasoning
Zingy, tangy, slightly hot Chaat masala is the perfect seasoning! Learn how to make it here...
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.
Chicken Pulao
An Indian rice-based dish which often also includes ingredients like vegetables and/ or meat.
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.
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.
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.
Jazz Up Dinner with Jeera Rice: A Cumin Rice...
A variation on plain boiled rice, this Indian dish is made with cumin seeds.
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.
A Tantalizing Jhinga Biryani Recipe
Make any occasion even more special by serving this delicious one-dish meal - Jhinga Biryani.
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.
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.
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,
Make Gulab Jamun: An Always-Popular Dessert
This popular Indian dessert has countless fans! Learn how to make it.
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.
A Recipe for Rich, Delicious Moong Daal Halwa...
This rich, delicious dessert has an unusual main ingredient, normally associated with savory dishes - lentils. You'd never believe it when you eat it though! Serve Moong Daal Halwa warm with a scoop of vanilla icecream and you'll get many requests for seconds.
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Indian Murg Malai Chicken...
This melt-in-your-mouth Kabab is so easy to make.
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!
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.
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.
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.
How to Make Chole, the North Indian Chickpea...
Serve this crowd pleaser piping hot and accompanied by pooris/ bhatooras (fried Indian bread).
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...
How to Make Ghee, or Clarified Butter
A recipe for making ghee (clarified butter).
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.
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!
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).
Rava 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.
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).
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...
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....
Gobhi Aaloo Mutter Ki Subzi - Cauliflower Peas...
This is a simple, wholesome dish that is perfect when served with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan fried Indian flatbread). It makes for a quick and easy meal on those days when you can't be bothered spending hours in the kitchen.
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.
Sandesh Mishti: Bengali Sweet Molded Paneer...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this recipe for Sandesh, one of West Bengal's most popular desserts
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.
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.
All You Need to Know to Start Cooking Indian Food
A beginner's guide to cooking Indian food.
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.
An Irresistible Kashmiri Dum Aaloo Recipe
A typical Kashmiri recipe, Dum Aaloo is cooked under Dum or pressure. In this cooking method, the food is cooked under pressure in its own juices.
Gujia or Nuereos with Coconut Filling
Made all over India as a festival sweet, Gujias or Nuereos differ only slightly from region to region. In some states, like Uttar Pradesh, the filling is made with sweetened khoya (milk thickened almost to a solid state) and nuts while in others like Goa, it consists of shredded coconut, nuts and jaggery. This version uses the coconut filling.
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.
Bhajias - Fried Indian Snack
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.
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 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!
Chicken Cutlets
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...
Doi Maach
This typically Bengali dish from eastern India tastes lovely with plain rice!
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!
Masala Raan - Roast Leg of Lamb
This delicious Indian style lamb roast is so easy to make!
Coconut Barfi - Nariyal Barfi - Coconut Fudge
You will love this sweet if you like coconut. It is most often made on occassions like Diwali (the Hindu festival of lights) and Christmas.
How to Make Methi Murg: Chicken Curry with...
Simple, yet delicious, Methi Murg is also easy to put together. Learn how to make it here...
Kadhai Gosht: A Delicious Mughlai Recipe
Serve Kadhai Gosht with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Naans (tandoor baked Indian flatbread).
Prawn Masala
Learn how to make this simple, delicious, Indian curry with prawns. You will love it!
Hara Bhara Kabab: A Tasty Vegetarian Kababs...
A tasty alternative for those who love kababs but are vegetarian, Hara Bhara kabab gets its name and green colour from the healthy spinach in it.
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
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...
How to Make Baingan Ka Bharta (Seasoned Roasted...
This dish has a distinctive flavour thanks to the mustard oil used in it. Baingan Bharta is a healthy food - eggplant that is the main ingredient, is low in fat and sodium and high in dietary fiber, vitamins C and B6 magnesium, phosphorus and pottasium. Add to that the tomatoes, green chillies, garlic and onion and you've packed a mighty nutritional punch in one single dish!
Chicken Dhansak: An Always-Popular Parsi Recipe
This delicious and popular Parsi dish can be made with chicken or lamb. You can even omit the meat altogether and go vegetarian. Dhansak is traditionally served with Brown Rice and Kachumbar salad.
Kid-friendly Indian Recipes
Cooking for kids is tricky at best! They reject foods for all sorts of reasons: spice, texture, ingredients.... Here is a list of foods I have found my kids, just like a lot of others I have come across, love. Some are favorites because they are mild or neutral tasting, others for their well-loved flavors and still others because they are just too tasty to resist.
Aaloo Mutter (Potatoes and Peas): A Great Meal...
If you're in a rush but want something tasty and wholesome to eat, this is the dish for you. You can cook it quickly in a pan and even quicker in a pressure cooker.
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!
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!
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 Secret to Soft Chapatis, Indian Flatbread
A quick tip on making really soft chapatis.
Bebinca: Rich Layered Goan Celebration Dessert
A traditional Goan dessert, Bebinca is a must have at any celebration be it a birth, wedding, Christmas or Easter! Making Bebinca requires patience, but the end result is well worth the effort. Traditional Bebinca has 16 layers, but you can make as many as you like.
Make Delicious Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha)
This delicious and nutritious Indian bread tastes great with yogurt and Aam Ka Achaar (mango pickle) or Andhra Tomato Pickle.
Nankaties or Naan Khatais
A favorite Christmas-time cookie, Nankaties have slightly different recipes depending on where in India they are made. This recipe is Goan in origin.
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.
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!
18 Delicious Daal Recipes
Lentils figure hugely in most Indian meals. Here are the recipes for some popular Indian dishes made with them...
Indian-Style Brussel Sprouts Ki Sabji
Brussel sprouts are not a vegetable seen in Indian markets or at Indian tables. Don't let this intimidate you from trying to cook them Indian style though. Here's my recipe...
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
Easy to Make, No Cook Marzipan Shapes
This is a favourite Goan sweet made specially for Christmas. Marzipan can be made into all sorts of shapes, depending on how artistic you are and how creative you feel!
Make Bharvaan Laal Mirchi ka Achaar: Stuffed...
This pickle sounds fiery but it is a classic case of more bark than bite! The best part is, it's easy to make.
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!
Guava Cheese
A chewy fudge-like sweet, Guava Cheese is best made with fresh guavas. They are a rich source of vitamin C - from 3-6 times more than in oranges to almost 30 times more than that found in bananas! Most of this vitamin C is found in the skin of the fruit.
Make the Perfect Palak Paneer (Spinach and...
Another hot favorite North Indian dish! This mildly flavored dish is super healthy too. If Paneer is not on hand or you want a dairy-free option you can also use tofu or veggies like cauliflower or potato.
How to Make the Perfect Rogan Josh: An Indian...
The lovely color of Rogan Josh comes from the Kashmiri dry red chillies used to prepare it. When you read the recipe, it may seem like you will end up with a fiery dish but do not fear, these chillies have 'more bark than bite'!There are versions and versions of Rogan Josh and this one is mine, tried and tested several times to great success. Enjoy!
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.
5 Things You Thought You Knew about Indian Food
Some of the most popular myths about Indian food...exposed!
Chip and Dip Indian Style
At your next party or get together or even on an evening in front of the TV, do chip and dip Indian-style. Make plenty, because everyone's sure to love 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.
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.
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