May 192015
Masala poori recipe - how to make spicy puri

Masala poori is a spicy variation to the regular puris. I add some mild spices like coriander (dhania) powder, red chili (lal mirch) powder and carom seeds (ajwain) to whole wheat flour. These pooris taste good with the regular poori potato curry, dum aloo, mutter paneer gravy or my favorite summer recipe – aamras 😀 The lovely slight heat of [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]

Sep 052014
Aloo Kurma (Potatoes cooked in spicy poppyseed gravy)

I thought I haven’t tried aloo curry in a while and wanted to prepare a spicy dish today. So made a regular spicy gravy with aloos. I used poppyseeds in it and this is a very commonly prepared curry at home. My mother rugularly prepares this and I actually love this recipe in the dry form. But today I packed [Read more]

May 302014
Egg Curry with Coconut masala

Serves: 2 Cooking time: 20 mins   Ingredients: For masala paste Coconut, grated – 2 tablespoons Onion, finely chopped – 1 large Water – a cup Garam masala powder – 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder – 2 teaspoons Turmeric powder – a pinch For tempering Cumin seeds/Jeera – 1 teaspoon Other Boiled eggs – 4 Onion, finely chopped – 2 large Tomatoes [Read more]