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Indian Food: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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.
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!
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 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 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.
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.
You'll Want to Add This "Magic Spice" to...
An easy recipe for fragrant, flavor-enhancing garam masala.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
10 Mouthwatering North Indian Recipes to Try
These are some of the most popular North Indian foods in both homes and restaurants.
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.
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.
How to Make Indian-Style Chili Chicken
Originally a Chinese dish, delicious Indian Style Chilli Chicken is simply scrumptious!
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.
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.
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).
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:
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...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Make Chole, the North Indian Chickpea...
Serve this crowd pleaser piping hot and accompanied by pooris/ bhatooras (fried Indian bread).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
How to Make Tangy Tomato Rice
Of South Indian origin, tangy Tomato Rice makes a great one-dish meal. Serve it with poppadums.
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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.
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.
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).
18 Delicious Daal Recipes
Lentils figure hugely in most Indian meals. Here are the recipes for some popular Indian dishes made with them...
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.
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.
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 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.
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...
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.
Turai Ki Sabzi - Torai Sabji - Stir Fry Chinese...
Nobody makes Turai Ki Sabzi like my Mom! This is her recipe...
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 the Perfect Homemade Naan (Indian...
Serve delicious Naan bread straight from the oven, with foods like Tandoori Chicken or kebabs. Here is my recipe...
Jazz Up Dinner with Jeera Rice: A Cumin Rice...
A variation on plain boiled rice, this Indian dish is made with cumin seeds.
How to Make Zesty Chaat Masala Seasoning
Zingy, tangy, slightly hot Chaat masala is the perfect seasoning! Learn how to make it here...
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...
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.
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!
Bhindi Ki Subji: Super-Simple, Super-Tasty...
This simple dish tastes great with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). Team with a dish like Rajma (red kidney bean curry) and you've got a terrific vegetarian meal.
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.
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).
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.
6 Popular Indian Breads, from Poori to Paratha
There's a huge variety of different kinds of bread that is served with Indian food. Here are some of the most popular ones...
Sandesh Mishti: Bengali Sweet Molded Paneer...
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this recipe for Sandesh, one of West Bengal's most popular desserts
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.
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.
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.
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....
Chicken Pulao
An Indian rice-based dish which often also includes ingredients like vegetables and/ or meat.
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).
Melt-In-Your-Mouth Indian Murg Malai Chicken...
This melt-in-your-mouth Kabab is so easy to make.
How to Make the Perfect Paneer in Your Own...
How to make your own paneer (cottage cheese).
10 Indian Finger Foods That Are Surefire Party...
A list of easy, tasty Indian party foods to serve at your next get-together.
Mughlai-Style Chicken in Indian Spices
Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...
A Tantalizing Jhinga Biryani Recipe
Make any occasion even more special by serving this delicious one-dish meal - Jhinga Biryani.
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.
10 Great Paratha Recipes: Pan-Fried Indian...
A Paratha is an unleavened, pan fried Indian flatbread. Once you know how to make the basic one (for which you will find a step-by-step photo guide below) you can fill it with any stuffing you like! You can even add ingredients to the dough while kneading to end up with some really tasty versions of the basic Paratha! Team Parathas (plain or stuffed) with yogurt and pickle and you're in business!
All You Need to Know to Start Cooking Indian Food
A beginner's guide to cooking Indian food.
Make Gulab Jamun: An Always-Popular Dessert
This popular Indian dessert has countless fans! Learn how to make it.
Tadka Daal: As Easy as It Is Tasty
This easy to cook dish is so tasty it is among the most popular Daal dishes in India. Cook it and you'll see why...
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.
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
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.
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 Malai Prawn (Creamy Prawn...
This creamy prawn curry is a north Indian delicacy. Eat it with Jeera Rice.
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.
Baingan-Aaloo Ki Subji
I have never met an eggplant I didn't love! Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. The nice thing is you can make it so many ways. This recipe is really easy and turns out a delicious dish that tastes great when served with hot Chapatis.
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!
5 Things You Thought You Knew about Indian Food
Some of the most popular myths about Indian food...exposed!
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!
How to Make Dhokla, a Nutritious and Delicious...
This nutritious snack from Gujarat in Western India is popular all over the country. Serve it with Tamarind and Mint-coriander Chutneys.
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!
A Refreshing Mint-Cucumber Raita Recipe
Serve this cooling dish with practically anything! It tastes specially good with stuffed Parathas (flatbread) and Biryanis and Pulaos (rice dishes).
Kurkuri Bhindi (crispy okra)
Eat this okra dish with plain boiled rice and your favorite Daal (lentil dish) and you've got a tasty and nutritious meal.
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...
Doi Maach
This typically Bengali dish from eastern India tastes lovely with plain rice!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Kaddu Ki Subji: A Sweet, Spicy Pumpkin Dish
In this dish, the slightly sweet flavor of the pumpkin is offset by the heat from the chillies and the tanginess from the raw mango powder. Serve it with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread).
Prawn Masala
Learn how to make this simple, delicious, Indian curry with prawns. You will love it!
Removing Turmeric Stains
How to get rid of Turmeric stains
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.
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,
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!
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!
Bund Gobhi/ Patta Gobhi Ki Subji (stir fry...
Serve this simple veggie with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) and a tangy pickle.
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.
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.
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
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).
Kadhai Gosht: A Delicious Mughlai Recipe
Serve Kadhai Gosht with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Naans (tandoor baked Indian flatbread).
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.
How to Make Ghee, or Clarified Butter
A recipe for making ghee (clarified butter).
Chicken Cutlets
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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...
Make Easy Bharvaan Baingan: Stuffed Baby...
Baby eggplants stuffed with a delicious, tangy spice mix! Serve this really easy-to-cook dish with plain white rice and Lehsuni Daal (garlic-flavored yellow lentils).
How to Make Delicious Masala Daal
This tasty dish goes just as well with hot Chapatis as it does with plain boiled rice. Throw in a salad or a veggie dish and you've got the perfect vegetarian meal!
Chicken Dopiaza
The name Dopiaza literally means onions twice! This recipe calls for onions, to be used in large quantities and in two batches. It is really easy to cook but tastes like you spent hours, lovingly preparing it! What more can you ask for? Serve Chicken Dopiaza with hot Chapatis and a green salad.
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!
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...
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.
How to Make Samosas, the Famous Indian Snack
A famous Indian snack, Samosas can be probably be found anywhere in the world! They're a lovely snack for a cold day when you're just a little more than nibbly and a little less than hungry.
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...
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