Tandoori Aloo / Spiced Grilled Potatoes

Tandoori aloo

Tandoori Aloo / Spiced Grilled Potatoes is a grilled dish made by marinating boiled baby potatoes in the marination made using yogurt, chickpea flour, ginger garlic paste and spices. The marinated potatoes are then grilled or baked in the preheated oven, or coal barbecue or pan and served hot with onion slices and mint coriander … Read more

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream

Malai Paneer Tikka / Grilled Cottage Cheese With Cream is a appetizer made by marinating paneer/cottage cheese and vegetables  with a mild marinade that is  made with cream, hung curd, cashew nut powder and flavored with kasurimethi, fennel seeds and cardamom powder. This  marinated paneer and vegetables are than grilled either in a griller, oven … Read more

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa

Baked Palak Paneer Samosa is a nonfried variation of samosa dish made with an outer covering made with spinach and stuffed with spicy paneer (cottage cheese) filling. It is baked and a perfect treat for people avoiding the deep fried food. Click for the for  regular baked samosa below: Baked Samosa You can this try out … Read more

Falafel

Falafel

  Falafel is a Middle Eastern Food, that has originated in Egypt. It is deep fried and is traditionally made with Fava beans or Chickpea. I have made it using chickpea.  It is served with pita bread, tahini dip, tabouleh, fresh salad, pickled veg, and hummus. It is vegan and is protein rich. It can … Read more

Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup

Pumpkin Soup is a thick and creamy soup. Pumpkin is rich in antioxidants. The soup is quick and easy to make. It is gluten-free and vegan.  You can make the soup in big batches and freeze into small containers and enjoy it warm for a comfort weeknight meal with a piece of bread of your choice. … Read more

Chhole Tikki /Chickpea Patties

Chhole Tikki /Chickpea Patties

Chhole Tikki /Chickpea Patties are made from chickpea, potato, breadcrumbs. It is flavored with spices and shallow fried in a pan. It is crisp from outside and soft from inside. The tikki/patty can be served to your guests as an appetizer with mint yogurt dip, mint chutney, ketchup. It can be used in making Indian … Read more

Less Oil Handvo Flour Palak Vada/Less Oil Mix flour Spinach fritters

Less Oil Handvo Flour Palak Vada/Less Oil Mix flour Spinach fritters

Less oil handvo flour palak vada is made using spinach and handvo flour. It is made with less oil in a paniyaram /appe pan. Handvo flour is mixed flour made with roasting rice, tuvar dal (pigeon peas), chana dal (gram), urad dal (split black gram). The mix of flour and spices gives a very unique … Read more

Sooji Paniyaram

Sooji Paniyaram

Paniyaram is a South Indian breakfast or snack recipe. It is known as Kuzhi Paniyaram in Tamil, Paddu in Kannada, Gunta Ponganalu in Telugu. I had it first at a restaurant serving authentic South Indian Food in Baroda, Gujarat. I had masala Paniyaram at that time and fell in love with it. They were crispy from … Read more

Baigan Bhaja

Baigan Bhaja

    Baigan Bhaja is one of my favorite dishes. It is very easy and quick to make. It is made with minimal ingredients but is still full of flavors. It is a popular dish made regularly in any Bengali’s house. There are many variations to it but this post covers the very basic recipe. … Read more

Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Soya Vegetable Dumplings

Dumpling is a dish in which pastry rolled from flour is filled with different types of fillings such as chicken, meat, fruit, vegetables, dry fruits or nut. It can be given different kinds of shapes. It is then either deep fried or steamed. The dumplings are served with different kinds of sauces and is served hot. … Read more