Kadai Paneer

Ingredients: Paneer – 400 gms Cumin seeds – 1.5 tsp Onion – 1/2 Asafoetida – a pinch Tomatoes – 4 Capsicum/Bell pepper – 1 Salt to taste Turmeric powder – a pinch Red chilli powder – 3/4 tsp Coriander powder – 1.5 tsp Green chilli – 1 Ginger – 1-inch piece, minced Oil Method: Heat […]

Simple Veg Fried Rice

This is a very easy recipe for veg fried rice and hardly takes any time to prepare. This was one of the dishes my mom used to prepare often for my sister’s and my birthday parties. This is a great accompaniment for any type of Manchurian or egg curry. This is also a good way […]

Green Gram/Moong Bean Curry

This is yet another recipe from my sister. The only difference between her version and mine is that I make it like a curry while she makes it dry. I prefer it slightly watered down simply because I can have just a bowl of these lentils like soup for dinner. It’s hearty and healthy and […]

Baked Macaroni & Cheese

I’m not sure I know anyone who doesn’t enjoy a good Mac n Cheese. I sure do! It’s a comforting dish with a rich flavor, ideal for a weeknight supper. I took inspiration for this recipe from the book Foodprints by Priya Bala, a former colleague. You can make this dish even if you don’t […]

Shrimp Biryani

I learnt this recipe from my mother-in-law and this has become one of my favorite shrimp preparations. I prefer using medium sized shrimp/prawn in biryani as opposed to the smaller ones that are typically used in curries.They are also a lot easier to clean as I usually get the fresh variety and peel/devein them myself.  […]