Potato & Baby Spinach

This is a very simple and quick dish to make and super delicious too! I used baby spinach for a change, just so that I would do away with the extra chopping of the usual spinach with the stems and all. With baby spinach, you just have to wash them and it’s ready to be…

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…

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…

Indian Fish Curry with Tom Yam Twist

This fish curry is made using tom yam paste and coconut milk and has a nice, tangy punch. Once you try making this dish, you may not want to try any other variety again, as it’s so addictive. I’ve made this a few times now and this is the best version so far. I’ve tried…

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…

Methi Fish Curry

Here is another recipe using fresh methi (fenugreek) leaves. I love cooking with fresh methi leaves, as it has lots of health benefits including lowering cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. My first attempt at cooking anything with fresh methi leaves was Aloo Methi, that I liked very much and recently I tried Methi Dal…

Varutharacha Mackerel Curry

Ayala (Mackerel) is a type of fish most commonly known here as Ikan Tenggiri. Varutharacha – Varutha means roasted and Aracha means ground. Basically, we would fry/saute or dry roast the shredded coconut (together with other ingredients like coriander seeds, dried chilli etc.) till it turns golden brown, depending on the recipe. In this recipe,…