Tag Archives : Indian

Paratha recipe – whole wheat flatbread


Paratha is one of the most common breakfasts of India, particularly popular in North India. It is a homemade flatbread usually prepared with whole-wheat flour or all-purpose flour. Paratha originated in the north of India where wheat is grown and is a traditional staple. Also called as Parantha or Parauntha, the southern Indian version is called the Parotta. One of…

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Dal Fry – Spiced Yellow Lentils Restaurant Style


Dal Fry is a popular Indian dal or lentil recipe. Dal fry is usually prepared with Toor dal also known as arhar, tur, toovar, yellow lentils or split pigeon pea. This traditional Indian dish is often served over rice and is a staple in many Indian restaurants and households. You will rarely find an Indian household that does not stock up…

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Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe


What’s a party without some yummy finger food! Something that’s not complicated at all -5 minutes of prep, you put them in the oven and the oven does the rest! This Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato recipe totally fits the bill. Bonus – it’s made using a superfood! As a kid, I never really liked sweet potatoes till I tasted some grilled ones on…

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Butter Chicken


My healthy version of Butter Chicken is the perfect main dish for a new year party. Everybody has either tasted or heard about butter chicken once in their lives. Butter chicken or Murg Makhani along with Chicken Tikka are two Indian dishes that have traveled all over the world. The Butter Chicken as a dish was invented by the owner…

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Garlicky Asparagus Recipe


A New year party menu (or any party) is incomplete without some simple sides that can be doubled as an appetiser too. Garlicky Asparagus is one such dish. 15 minutes and its ready… Garlicky Asparagus is a perfect side dish. The tender Asparagus lightly flavored with Garlic and Cilantro is a nice simple option for days when I have cooked a pretty…

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Shrimp Patties/Fritters in 30 minutes


Shrimp patties/fritters is one of my favorite appetizers, it is quite simple to prepare, needs only a few basic ingredients and absolutely yummy! December is generally the most fun time of the year! It’s the time when you plan your next year, you make resolutions and decide goals. It’s also the time when you plan your big celebration to bring…

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Beetroot Patties / Cutlets


Beetroots! Who doesn’t know beetroots! Some people love beetroots, some love to hate them! Love it or hate it, you really can’t ignore it because of the immense health benefits that come with that deep vibrant purple-red colored root. Beetroot, also known beets, has been growing in popularity as a new super food. My husband hates beets for the same…

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Bottle Gourd Kofta Curry


As a child I never really liked doodhi, the reason being doodhi has more or less a neutral taste, something that I really did not enjoy a lot. But with time and my learning and kitchen experiments I have come to realize that the same neutral taste makes it a great vegetable to use in a lot of different dishes, the…

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