Appetizers · Non-vegetarian entree

Tandoori Fish Tacos

Tandoori Fish Tacos – What’s not to like about these three words! It has three of my favorite food types all in one recipe! We usually do Taco Fridays at home where we switch between chicken and fish tacos. Last week I made the usual and kids favorite chicken tacos but didn’t feel like eating… Continue reading Tandoori Fish Tacos

Non-vegetarian entree

Kale Chicken Curry

If you have picky eaters in your house, you are very well aware of the challenges of coming up with new ways to incorporate healthy choices in their day-to-day meals. I am constantly experimenting with different food groups to create a recipe that is healthy yet satisfies their taste buds. Yesterday, as I was getting… Continue reading Kale Chicken Curry

Entree · Vegetarian

Cucumber Dopyaza/Curry

  Dopyaza means double the amount of onions – this preparation uses a lot of onions and aromatic whole spices to deliver a mouth-watering delicacy! I have always been a big fan of any type of dopyaza, my favorite being Kathal (jackfruit) dopyaza! I love growing vegetables in my garden and look forward to this… Continue reading Cucumber Dopyaza/Curry


Kathal Do Pyaza – Spicy Jackfruit

  Maro bhar bhar kar pichkari…..Happy Holi to all my readers!! Holi – the Indian festival of colors – is the most vibrant and energetic festivals of all. This festival is very nostalgic for me because I love playing with colored water – the real Holi, according to me, which I miss the most since… Continue reading Kathal Do Pyaza – Spicy Jackfruit


Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese

Green moong (Mung Bean) is a super food that is packed with nutrients and is a rich source of fiber. It is a powerful source of vegetarian protein and becomes even more nutritious in sprouted form. I sprout green moong on a regular basis and love to eat them as a salad, in a stir-fry… Continue reading Moong Paneer Curry – Mung Bean with Indian Cottage Cheese

Appetizers · Bread and Breakfast · Vegetarian

Aloo Paneer Paratha – Potatoes and Indian Cottage Cheese stuffed Flatbread

Paratha is an Indian flatbread, made mainly from whole-wheat flour. They can be made plain or stuffed with all kinds of veggies, ground meats and much more…options are limitless! Stuffed parathas are a popular comfort food used to be served mainly at breakfast with chutney, pickle or yogurt. They are becoming increasingly popular as a… Continue reading Aloo Paneer Paratha – Potatoes and Indian Cottage Cheese stuffed Flatbread


Rajma – Red Kidney Beans Curry

Rajma chawal aka comfort food in a bowl! Rajma is a popular North Indian vegetarian delicacy made with red kidney beans simmered in semi thick gravy with onions, tomatoes and aromatics. This is usually served with piping hot steamed rice or chawal , hence the famous combo…Rajma-Chawal! Here is the best part..this is the perfect… Continue reading Rajma – Red Kidney Beans Curry

Rice · Vegetarian

Vegetable Pulao – Aromatic Rice with Vegetables

Pulao or Pilaf is an aromatic rice dish that is cooked with vegetables or meat, spices and dry nuts. Vegetable Pulao is a very comforting and easy rice dish that is full of mild flavors from whole spices and vegetables. It is a simple recipe that can be prepared using any vegetables you have at… Continue reading Vegetable Pulao – Aromatic Rice with Vegetables

Non-vegetarian entree

Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry is a basic, one-pot chicken delicacy in Indian cuisine. This chicken preparation is a must-have and soul food in my family. My kids can have this succulent chicken dish with some naan any day of the week. Across the region, this curry has many variations and they are all very aromatic and boast of… Continue reading Chicken Curry


Aloo Gobhi Matar ki Tehri

Tehri is a popular vegetarian rice dish from North India. This can be prepared using any vegetables but traditionally it is made with Aloo (potatoes), Gobhi (cauliflower) and Matar (green peas). I have several childhood memories of this fabulous dish. It was mostly made during winter as cauliflower and fresh peas were in season. I… Continue reading Aloo Gobhi Matar ki Tehri