Oct 312014
Dum Aloo (Potatoes cooked in creamy sauce)

Here comes another aloo/potato delicacy – Dum Aloo. This is a very famous Indian curry made with boiled baby potatoes that are cooked slowly in a thick and creamy curd-based sauce/gravy. Everyone has their own version to this, some prepare using tomato-based sauce and others use onion-tomato based gravy etc. I do something that is a combination of both as [Read more]

Oct 142014
Tandoori Gobi/Cauliflower

‘Tandoori’ means cooking in tandoor – clay or metal oven that is used for baking or cooking. This is a very popular style of Indian cooking used mainly for starter recipes – tandoori aloo/potato, tandoori paneer/cottage cheese etc. Traditionally, all tandoori recipes use a secret tandoor masala , which is a blend of different dry spices. The food is marinated [Read more]

Oct 132014
Rajma Masala (Kidney Bean Curry)

Rajma or Kidney beans is a very healthy food that is widely used across the world cuisines. Mainly used in the form of black beans in Mexican recipes, I use it in my quesadilla, burrito and even in wraps and rolls. It is a very fibre-rich and cholesterol-lowering bean variety and in India, it is mainly used in the form [Read more]

Oct 072014
Restaurant-style Malai Kofta Curry (Cottage cheese dumplings dunked in rich creamy gravy)

This is my first attempt with creating restaurant-style recipes at home and I am loving it. The koftas were very tender and soft. The gravy was sensational with silky, smooth texture to it. The fennel seeds added a perfect touch of the restaurant feel and the overall curry was marvelous. No exaggerations, try this recipe and you will agree with [Read more]