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Tawa Paneer

I pick up my phone and I dial “mom” just to hear her repeat the recipe once more. I just have to get it right. No other recipe for this will do. None other than my mother’s version of the Indian cottage cheese – “paneer” with bell peppers in a perfect blend of flavours from…

Vegetarian Chowmein

  India has its own variant of the Chinese stir-fried noodles “Chau-mieng” which is very popularly known as “Chowmein” in India. The dish is a highly sought after street food, as a side to the very famous Indian “momos” (usually eaten together as a pair). Every child in India knows and loves this dish! It…

Gajrela

The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach and maybe that is why a lot of us ladies will be making chocolates and everything sweet for our beloved ones for Valentine’s day. But the way to MY man’s heart if through his stomach is not with chocolates nor cookies but with “desi treats”…

Pudina Chutney (Mint Chutney)

No cuisine is entirely complete with out a relish to enhance the flavours of the cuisine itself. Like pickled ginger is to Japanese cuisines and horseradish to English cuisines, chutney is to Indian cuisines. To start off an entire week of teatime recipes, I just can’t go on without first introducing to you the Mint…

Kadhai Paneer

One of the most sought after Indian vegetarian dish is on the menu today. Kadhai Paneer is an exotic recipe of stir frying cottage cheese with the combination of fresh vegetables, Indian aromatics and spices. Before I got married, this was a regular on the menu at lunch. I was quite hesitant to make this…

Egg Curry

There is no compromising when it comes to the nutritional values of anything that you add onto a child’s plate. Here is a dish to easily spawn out when you are doing some last – minute cooking, keeping “healthy” in mind. An indian- based curry with lots of tomatoes, onions, masalas and boiled eggs. Indian…