Dum Aloo

Aloo is potato and Dum means cooking with steam. This is a typical north Indian dish and if you love potatoes, you will love this dish with its thick yogurt curry. For this dish, I used baby potatoes and I did not remove the skin. Besides having it with naan, chapati or rice, I think…

Egg Biryani

It’s been 2 years now since I’ve stopped eating mutton and chicken and when I crave for biryani, it’s usually fish. But this time I wanted something different; so I tried out egg biryani for a change. For me when it comes to biryani, it’s all in the gravy. The gravy has to be thick…

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…

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…