Appetizers · Non-vegetarian entree

Spicy Tilapia Fish Fry

Tilapia has become a part of our regular diet. I like to bake it with some herbs and oil, shallow fry it or cook in a spicy, tangy Indian curry. The texture of this fish holds really well with any of the recipes I have tries do far. The best part is that it does… Continue reading Spicy Tilapia Fish Fry


Gobhi (Cauliflower) Tikka Masala

I bought a big cauliflower this week that had leaves intact to them, an unusual sight in the stores around here. It looked like it was freshly plucked from a garden! I could not use all of it in one preparation, so decided to try few different recipes. I modified the usual Gobhi Musallam recipe… Continue reading Gobhi (Cauliflower) Tikka Masala


Karahi Paneer – Indian Cottage Cheese with Bell Peppers and Onions

I absolutely love all of the Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) recipes! Karahi (Kadai, or Kadhai) Paneer is my ultimate favorite among all of them. Karahi is a deep, circular cooking vessel, similar to a wok and is used for cooking Indian stews and curries. This is a very rustic dish that has soft cottage cheese… Continue reading Karahi Paneer – Indian Cottage Cheese with Bell Peppers and Onions


Chole Masala – Chickpeas in Indian curry sauce

Chole bhature is my childhood favorite food! My mummy would make it for us on special occasions, and sometimes on our Birthdays! I am so glad that my hubby and kiddos are a big fan of this North Indian delicacy as well! My 6-year-old starts dancing with joy when she sees me making chole bhature… Continue reading Chole Masala – Chickpeas in Indian curry sauce


Bhindi (Okra) Masala

Bhindi (Okra) has been my favorite vegetable growing up and now I love cooking it for my husband and son who are a big fan of this green beauty as well! Our love for this vegetable makes us grow them in our garden every summer! This is a very versatile vegetable which can be used… Continue reading Bhindi (Okra) Masala


Chicken Biryani

Our favorite comfort food that both me and my husband love to indulge in is Chicken Biryani! My mouth waters just writing about it:) This all in one meal can be very time consuming if made the traditional way so I came up with a version that is easier, healthier and quicker. Are you ready… Continue reading Chicken Biryani