Aloo Gobi

In Hindi, aloo means potato and gobi can either be cabbage or cauliflower. This is a typical North Indian dish and in my opinion, the key to any good North Indian dish is the generous amount of cumin seeds and tomatoes. Do not stinge on either of these and your dishes will be yummy! This…

Punjabi Chhole

Chhole is a variety of chickpea also known as chana or kala chana. Kala chana is the black chickpea and is a rich source of iron and minerals. I love black chana and was looking to cook it in a different way when hubby suggested that I cook it Punjabi style. You may wonder what’s…

Carrot & Tomato Raita

Raita is like a side dish and usually made with raw vegetables like carrots, tomatoes, cucumber, onion, pineapple, pomegranate seeds and many many more. You can also use boondi (tiny puffy balls made from gram flour) and this is my all-time favourite. Just add the boondi seconds before serving, so as to maintain the crunch…

Meatless Meat with Chickpeas

This meatless meat or vegan meat is the latest craze in town, but I really don’t understand why it has to be so expensive! Anyway, when I saw this in the local supermarket, I just had to try it. If you recall, I had tried the other latest craze called Impossible Beef and made kheema…

Coconut Chutney

Chutney is a condiment or sauce originated from India and there are endless varieties in which they are prepared. Tomato, mint, raisins, coconut, onion, roasted gram are some of the chutneys that I usually make and there are many many more. I guess you could classify chutney as a dipping sauce as well. As there…

Simple Egg Curry

This is a very simple egg curry that you can make in a jiffy and it goes well literally with anything! Am sure most people love eggs and if you don’t or can’t have them due to an allergy, by all means do substitute with tofu or paneer. I have tried so many variants of…

Scrambled Tofu

This is a good alternative to egg for those who are vegan and it’s a super easy and quick dish to prepare. It’s pretty much like scrambled eggs but instead of eggs, we use tofu. Or you may also use paneer and you can find my paneer bhurji recipe here. You can easily mash the…