How to make Palak Paneer ~ Easy Side Dish for Chapathi

Punjabi Palak Paneer

Palak Paneer is a delicious gravy side dish for chapati that can be done very quickly with Spinach and Indian Cottage Cheese and is a hit with kids. The only greens that my boys eat is Spinach and we make sure we make palak paneer at least once in 15 days. Amma already has her […]

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Andhra Chicken Fry | How to make Kodi Vepudu

Kodi Vepudu

Kodi Vepudu or Andhra Style Chicken Fry is easy to make and quick one to fix on your busy weekend lunch. This uses your pantry essentials and doesn’t call for elaborate ingredients. This easy fry was something that my cousin shared with us when she visited us and we were talking about how she makes […]

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Ratlami Sev ~ Madhya Pradesh Special

Ratlami Sev

Ratlami Sev is a very popular snack of Ratlam city region of Madhya Pradesh. In this version the spice mix used is pepper powder and cloves. The extra addition of clove powder along with pepper makes it slightly different from the other version I posted on Spice your Life. I referred this for details and […]

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Pyaz ki Kachori | How to make Onion Kachori

Pyaz ki Kachori

Pyaz Ki kachori is a deep fried kachori stuffed with onions cooked in a spice mix. These are a popular snack from Rajasthan. When you check out the snacks from Rajasthan, Pyaz ki Kachori tops the list and I had to make these. While I remember I took to make the Kasta Kachori many years […]

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Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri

Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri

Pudina Tikoni Paratdar Mathri is a crispy, crunchy and flaky snack from Rajasthan. These are flavoured with Mint and other spices that make it an addictive snack anytime. My next snack is the popular savory deep fried Mathri, that come in many flavours. These triangle discs are tossed with dry herbs and spices and make […]

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Matar Paneer Dhaba Style

Mattar Paneer Dhaba Style

Matar Paneer Dhaba Style is a rich and creamy gravy dish that can be served with any Indian Bread or Pulao. Mutter Paneer is a North Indian gravy made with a rich onion tomato gravy with fresh peas and paneer. Fresh peas and paneer make this gravy an excellent one to enjoy anytime. When I […]

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Pappula Podi | Putnala Pappu Podi with Garam Masala

Putnala Podi

Putnala Podi is one of the most popular condiments from Andhra Cuisine. There are so many ways to make this humble spice blend or powder featuring the fried gram dal or roasted chana dal. I have shared two other ways of making this podi, that can be sprinkled over dosas, smeared over Idlis, mixed with […]

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Capsicum Mutter Masala

Capsicum Peas Masala

Capsicum Mutter Masala is a creamy rich onion tomato based gravy with the goodness of the vegetables included in it. This makes a delicious side dish for any flatbread. When we make the weekly paneer butter masala, we are also faced with the resistance from the elders at home, who are bored with the same […]

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Navratan Kurma | How to make Navratan Korma

Navratan Kurma

Navratan Kurma or Navratan Korma is a typical Indian cream gravies that have about nine different ingredients added to the dish with a cream base for the gravy. This makes an excellent side dish for mild pulaos. I made this Navratan Kurma as the side dish when I was making Moti Pulao  As the pulao […]

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Fish Pakoda | How to make Fish Pakora

Fish Pakoda

Fish Pakoda is a deep fried starter made with Fish coated with besan or fried gram. This makes an excellent starter for a party or just to enjoy during your weekend. We don’t make fish that often and when we make its mostly Vanjaram Fish Fry. In fact, we haven’t tried other varieties though there […]

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Chitiyal Gobhi | Sindhi Mashed Cauliflower

Chithal Gobi

Chitiyal Gobhi is a mashed cauliflower from Sindhi cuisines made with spices and mashed gobi. This is a seasonal special dish. Chithal Gobi or Chitiyal Gobhi was a wonderful side dish that Vaishali shared with me when she came to visit us. She suggested making this as a side dish for the Green Garlic Pulao […]

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