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Aloo Gobhi

I love shopping at farmers markets and today I found fresh organic cauliflower at one of the stall. Immediately, I felt transported back to India, back to the days when I would go right into the farm and pick bunches of cauliflower, cut straight from the soil, and bring it home! The best part used...

Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a great starter. It whets the appetite before a hot-delicious meal. I made this recently when my friend Karen was over and she absolutely loved it. Karen, this recipe is for you! Ingredients   2 large tomatoes 1/4th onion Half a stick of carrot 2 slices of beetroot (1/4 beet) 2 cloves...

Hummus

Ever since we visited the middle east last year, we’ve been Hummus addicts. Instead of trying to find the best hummus around town (mostly unsuccessful) we decided to make our own. It turned out to be very good and extremely satisfying. Ingredients: 1 cup of dry chickpeas soaked in water overnight  (alternatively, you can get...

Palak Paneer

Ingredients: Spinach (170-200 grams) 1 large onion (chopped) 1 tablespoon garlic paste 1 tablespoon ginger paste 1 large tomato (made into a puree) 2 green chillies (optional) Garam masala (a pinch) 1/2 tablespoon turmeric powder (haldi) 2 cloves 2 small pieces of cinnamon 1/4th tablespoon black pepper powder 250 grams paneer (either deep fried or...

Mirchi Wada

As a kid, my parents took me on many road trips that involved driving from Gujarat to Rajasthan. It was customary to make a stop at Kesariyaji to have the famous “mirchi-vadas” (literally green chilli dipped in a batter and deep fried). While telling Rahul about this and he started craving them. I finally got...

Marhaba!

Hi all! I’m back! I have not been able to post for a while since I was taking some courses which required me to take exams twice a week. Right after the exams, we had to plan our vacation to the middle east and that meant a lot of reading, figuring out logistics and, of...

Roti’s/ Chappati

Roti is similar to whole wheat tortilla, naan or pita bread. Every culture has its own style of making bread and in India there are differences within the country itself! For example, in the Northern part of India, the roti’s are thicker like a pita, whereas in the Western states they’re thinner, sometimes thinner than...

Pani Puri (Gol-gappa)

Pani Puri – This is something that everyone in India, young or old, thoroughly enjoys! While pani puri (or gol gappa for North Indians) is ubiquitous in India sold by street vendors to five-star hotels, the best pani-puri needless to say is found on the street! It consists of “puris”: made from semolia. The puris...

Moong dal Palak (Spinach with lentils)

I usually keep a bag of spinach around in the house since there are so many delicious recipes that call for spinach! And if not that, the spinach leaves are a great addition to my lunch salad. Moong dal is commonly found in most Indian kitchens. It is high in protein and easy to store...

Guacamole

I have been meaning to put up this recipe ever since I found out that my family and friends love it when they come over and I make it. Before coming to the US, I had never heard of avocado, but after coming here I’ve probably consumed a few gallons of it! Avocado has a...

Khichadi

Khichadi means a mix/combination of rice and dal as the main ingredients. Some veggies are added as well. It is easy to cook, does not require much effort and/or ingredients either and is perfect when you just want quick Indian comfort food! Since the weather was nice and warm, I wanted to spend some time...

Sprouted Mung

Sprouts are good for health since they are high in protein. They taste delicious with onion, tomatoes, black salt and and a hint of lemon. A few days ago Rahul was craving sprouts for breakfast and I made it for him. So let me share this recipe and I hope you will like it too....