Palak Paneer

I’ve never been a huge fan of Palak Paneer but my sister makes this quite often and it tastes so good that I decided to try it out myself. Surprise, surprise, it elicited more words than the usual ‘fine’ and ‘good’ from my father. He said this is one of the best dishes I’ve made and […]

Chicken Curry/Kuzhambu

This chicken curry is a typical Tamilian dish, filled with strong south Indian flavors. It’s my sister’s recipe and her version is still the best-tasting. Whether you are nursing a cold, or want to keep warm, or just crave food that reminds you of home, this dish checks all of those boxes. It’s literally chicken […]

Sozhikkeerai/Dill Keema Masala

Keema Masala is quite popular in South Indian cuisine and it can be prepared with lots of different vegetables like potato, peas, and Avaraikkai(broad beans). This dish brings together keema and a very fragrant herb, Dill or Sozhikeerai in Tamil. Dill can also be prepared with other vegetables such as potato or cabbage. The only thing to […]

Paal Puri/Badam Puri

I’m quite picky about the Indian sweets I like and Paal Puri is one of those decadent indulgences! ‘Paal’ is milk in Tamil. And the dish is pretty straight-forward – Puri dipped in flavored milk. My sister and I have been trying to trace the origin of this dish but haven’t really been able to. […]

Drumstick Sambar

Sambar was one of the first dishes I remember learning from my sister. While I don’t remember that exact version, I have arrived at this recipe after a lot of trial and error. Hope you enjoy eating this as much as I do! Ingredients: Toor dal – 1 cup Drumsticks – 4 Tomato – 1 […]

Roasted Baby Potatoes

This is one of the many ways of roasting baby potatoes. Serve this as a side dish with ghee rice or vegetable biryani or just as an appetizer.   Ingredients: Baby potatoes – 12 Turmeric – a pinch Kashmiri chilli powder – 1/2 tsp Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp Coriander leaves, […]