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Nov 162016
 
Baby Corn Mushroom Masala | Baby Corn & Mushroom in Rich Cashew Gravy

We all are aware about the current financial crisis in India as a result of demonetization. I am sure this is a rough patch for all of us and I pray that soon it shall pass. In the meanwhile sit tight and control your expenses. Try to eat at home most of the time and do not panic. ….Read More….

Nov 102016
 
Punjabi Style Shalgam Ka Saag | Mashed Turnip in Indian Spices | Shaljam Ka Bhartha

Turnips are one of the most hated vegetables on the planet, this is a brutal and honest fact. This root vegetable is known as Shalgam in Hindi , শলগম Shalgom in Bengali,  Kalamohare, Sherasa in Marathi, An-tam in Mizo,  Nalla avalu in Telegu, and has many other names worldover like  swede, neeps, rapes, rapa. Irrespective of its repute ….Read More….

Oct 312016
 
Keema Bharwan Chichinda | Stuffed Snake Gourd with Minced Chicken | Stuffed Padwal

Every household has its unique eating habits. One vegetable or dish may be a regular affair for some however, unheard for many others. This depends on the culture, place and availability of resources. When I was in Mexico I explored so many local produce and included them in my daily menu and when destiny brought ….Read More….

Jul 062016
 
Punjabi Pethey Ki Sabzi | Spicy Yellow Pumpkin in Indian Spices | Kaddu ki Masaledar Sabzi

  Everyone has his/her own comfort food. After eating it all you can think about is love, deliciousness and indulgence. It may not be fancy schmancy but the simplicity of that dish connects you to the higher self. My Soul food is my mother’s Pethey ki Sabzi or Punjabi style Pumpkin. This recipe makes this ….Read More….

May 202016
 
Palak Mushroom | Creamy Spinach Curry with Stir Fried Mushrooms

My husband loves Palak Paneer and there is nothing else which he fancies more. Whenever we get Spinach he doesn’t let me make anything else. This time when he was away at work and the milk wasn’t sufficient to make Paneer, I tricked him by adding Mushrooms. The combination clicked and he kinda liked it. Infact he ….Read More….

Dec 042015
 
Mooli aur Mooli Ke Patton Ki Sabzi | Radish & Radish Greens In Indian Spices

Winters are here in full swing and the most inviting winter produce we get in India are white long radishes. In mexico I have seen red colour variation of these. But nonetheless both are delicious in their own ways 🙂 The radish which are sold now often come with the leaves on. If you are ….Read More….

Nov 222015
 
Mushroom Matar | Peas and Mushroom Spicy Soup | Khumb Matar Thin Curry

One afternoon we were eating at our favourite restaurant in Mexico. It was a busy afternoon. We ordered food and were expecting it to take time and then suddenly two bowls of soup appeared in front of us. We told the waitress we never ordered this. She apologetically said your order will take another 3 minutes ….Read More….

Oct 192015
 
Vrat Ki Roti | Kuttu Singhara Sama Ke Atta Ki Thalipeeth | Buckwheat Water Chestnut & Barnyard Millets Flour Flatbread

This is no ordinary food. Its special food we eat during Navratri, the nine day Fasting period of Hindus. The fasts are more like feasting. So much of mouth watering dishes are made during this time that its hard to stay empty stomach 😉 Oops!! I hope I dint offend the Gods 😛  This is ….Read More….

Sep 192015
 
Bharwan Touri | Stuffed Smooth Gourd | Stuffed Turai with Pyaaz

Mother is your first teacher, friend and a guide. But later in life you meet friends who make your life meaningful and you start learning new things from them. Life was kind on me and made me come across a friend on facebook in one of the Food Groups I am a member of. Sonu ….Read More….

Sep 022015
 
Ajwaini Arbi | Colocasia with Carom Seeds | Spicy Dry Taro Root with Bishop's Weed

This Ajwaini Arbi is my mother’s recipe and I love it! In Mexico I missed eating Colocasia or Arvi or Abri as it is called. So when I came back I ensured I made this every week in the season. The usual way of making is to simply fry it with some basic spices but ….Read More….