Channa/Chole Masala

Channa or Chole Masala is one of those comforting dishes I make not too often only because I enjoy it more that way! This is a very simple recipe wherein you can throw together whatever ingredients you have on hand and make a delicious dish. It’s suitable for a rainy weeknight dinner and I love […]

Everyday Omelet

This is a recipe known to every Indian household, yet I decided to share it just for its simplicity and flavor. I call it the “Everyday Omelet” as it is so easy to prepare and you can have it everyday without getting tired of it. This basic recipe can be turned into an omelet as […]

Potato Fry

Ingredients: Potatoes – 3 Turmeric – 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder – 3/4 tsp Coriander powder – 1 tsp Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp Rice flour – 1 tsp Salt Oil – 2 tbsp Method: Wash the potatoes and place them in a pressure cooker with enough water to cover them Add a tablespoon of […]

Pudina/Mint Chutney

One of the best uses of pudina or mint leaves is to turn them into a delicious chutney and it also happens to be my favorite mint dish. Mint as a medicinal herb should be included in our diet whenever possible and can be used for various purposes such as in biryanis for its flavor, in […]

Bhel Puri

Chaat for me, is a meal in itself. And bhel puri might seem like a snack but I can have it for lunch and dinner! Anyway…my constant disappointment with the chaat we get here in Austin is what led me to even try making bhel puri at home. This bhel puri is not the kind […]

Kale, Potato and Carrot Stew

This is a recipe I learnt from my mom and she usually prepared this using potatoes, carrots, green beans and peas. I have been experimenting with kale lately and decided to use it in this recipe. Substituting some of the above veggies with kale brings down the carbohydrate content, making it healthier and a great […]

Whole Wheat Banana-Walnut Bread

There aren’t too many things one can do to say Thank you to mothers for everything they do. But for starters, you could bake something special for her! Banana Bread is one of the easiest of bakes, perfect for breakfast, as a snack or even dessert. It’s more cake than bread, actually. And you don’t have […]

Almond Orange Muffins

It is a lazy Saturday morning and I am raking my brain for breakfast ideas. I see this lonely orange lying on the breakfast table waiting for someone to pick it and I am thinking French toast or muffins. But, since you cannot make French toast without bread, muffin was the way to go. I wanted […]