Jeera Aloo

Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian vegetarian side dish, that is usually served with rotis, chapatis, phulkas, paratha, poori, and even with steamed white rice – dal combo. The main vegetable of this dish is potato, which is boiled and then seasoned with whole spices mainly cumin seeds, powdered spices, and curry leaves that enhance…

Ridge Gourd Curry

Ridge gourd is a commonly used vegetable in Indian cuisine. It’s has various health benefits and is rich in dietary fibre. Ridge gourd curry is a simple dish that is prepared using ridge gourd as the main vegetable along with other vegetables and some Indian spices. It is usually served along with rotis, chapatis, or…

Methi Paneer

Methi paneer is a healthy Indian dish that is essentially paneer cooked in an onion-tomato-ginger-garlic gravy along with lots of fenugreek leaves, butter and Indian spices. It is usually served with rotis, steamed rice or jeera rice. Continue reading if you want to know how to make this delicious methi paneer. Prep time: 15 minutesCook…

Shrimp Curry

Shrimp Curry is one of the simplest and tastiest Indian curries. It requires no marination and is essentially fresh shrimp cooked in an onion-tomato-coconut based gravy along with powdered spices. Perfect for lunch and dinner, this flavorful shrimp curry is easy to prepare and tastes absolutely divine when eaten with steamed rice or rotis. Continue…

Dal Palak

Spinach Dal or Dal palak is essentially lentils cooked with spinach and tempered with Indian spices. The type of lentil that is usually used is toor dal/ pigeon pea. Besides these, one can make use of other lentils such as Mung bean, Chick pea or mixed lentils. In this recipe I am using toor dal…

Mutton Keema Fry

Mutton keema/ Minced meat is a traditional and popular south asian meat dish that is used to make variety of delicious dishes. Mutton Keema fry is one such dish that is that is commonly made in Indian non vegetarian households using keema, green peas and spice powders as the main ingredients. This simple and tasty…

Mutton Keema Curry

Mutton keema saaru is a traditional karnataka style dish, that’s mainly prepared from mutton keema/minced meat. The list of ingredients and the process to make this mildly-spicy, super delicious dish may look exhaustive, but trust me you will love the result. I learnt cooking this from my mother-in-law and and also took inspiration from some…

Sprouted Horse Gram Curry

This is a popular and authentic dish from Karnataka. It’s tasty, super healthy and is made from sprouted horse gram, potato, and pressure cooked in a freshly ground paste containing onion, tomato, variety of spices and coconut. It tastes best with white/ brown rice and mudde with a tbsp of ghee on it. My mom…

Tomato Curry

Tomato curry is a simple, tasty, and easy-to-make dish that has onion, tomatoes and spices as the base. It is a traditional curry from South India, and is also one of the commonly prepared curries in my house. My mom used to prepare this quite a lot and that’s how I happen to adopt it….

Rajma Masala

Rajma masala is an authentic vegetarian dish from India. Kidney beans are a good source of protein and also have health benefits. Rajma mainly consists of red kidney beans in a thick mild-spicy gravy and is usually eaten alongside white rice. However it also tastes great with chapati/roti/naan. Rajma masala is super easy to make,…