Chickpea Masala

When it comes to chickpeas, no one complains. Be it in the form of Chana masala, hummus, crunchy salad or Falafel. Give it to them in any form, dada and kids will have their platters clean. These white beauties are my favorite too. I can snack on them all day. When i made this dish,…

Rogan Josh

Here is the original Rogan Josh. The lamb rogan josh! After the success of the chicken rogan josh, i couldn’t just not make the original rogan josh recipe. Coming from the beautiful land of kashmir, it promises a very aromatic and melt-in-the-mouth dish. So here is the Rogan josh recipe that we loved at home(Except…

Spicy prawns curry

Prawns is a favourite in the house. Rainy Sunday afternoon calls for a spicy curry. And it has got to be a spicy fish curry or prawn curry. Ingredients:- Jumbo tiger prawns – 10 nos Kokum – 6 Onion – 1 Ginger – thumb sized piece Green chillies – 3 Tomato – 1 Kashmiri chilli…

Chicken Rogan Josh

Rogan josh is a Kashmiri lamb curry which is spicy and aromatic. I just love everything about it. Now the recipe i am going to share is of Chicken. Why you ask? My dearest mom doesn’t eat lamb. We grew up not tasting lamb, I know! Its during a trip back in my college days…

Murgh Makhani

Ahhh yes! The famous butter chicken or Murgh Makhani. It just lingers on in your mouth. Just that one bite of butter chicken scooped up with a piece of Naan, heaven! This is that rich and creamy curry from India the whole world talks about. Its there on every Indian restaurant’s menu and if you must…

Yellow tangy chicken

Those Friday night movie dinners call for a quick tangy, crunchy chicken dish. This was discovered on one such night 😉 Crunch away! Ingredients:- Chicken breast – 2 whole Red bell pepper – 1 Cashew nuts – 8 nos Spring onion – 3 Celery sticks – 2 Shallots – 3 Ginger – 1″ piece Garlic –…

Tuna thoran

Canned tuna in brine is handy for a lot of on-the-go dishes. One of them is a Tuna thoran. As my boys and my little girl just love fish, we have it at least twice a week. It is usually either a deep red fish curry or a nicely fried fish, and mostly for lunch. So…

Curly kale in daal

Palak dal is a favourite in the house. This time I used curly kale instead of spinach and the response was ,well, I need not wash them plates now. haha.. Ingredients:- Red lentils – 1/2 cup Yellow split lentils – 1/4 cup Curly kale – 1/2 cup Shallots- 3 nos Ginger – 1″ Garlic –…

Beetroot pachadi

Pachadi is a yogurt based curry/side dish, popular in the southern parts of India. It is based on one vegetable and cucumber, beets, any gourds or fruits like pineapple, papaya et. fit the bill. My favorites are the classic bitter gourd pachadi or the cool cucumber pachadi. Beets are normally not my man’s friend, but hey, he actually tried this!…

Lemon drizzle cake

My little girl says “Happy to you” whenever she hears ‘cake’ or sees one!! Lol. She firmly believes that a cake means she has got to sing happy birthday to someone. She just loves cakes. So when I made the lemon drizzle cake, she was overjoyed. So was her dada. But my lil’ boy does not…