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Dum Aloo UP Style Recipe

Dum Aloo UP Style Recipe

Dum Aloo made UP style was a favourite at my home. There was a special Dum aloo spice mix that dad used to bring from Allahabad which was really delicious. But in its absence mum made do with garam masala. This recipe is simple comfort, home food and a bit different from the famous Kashmiri Dum Aloo.… Read more

Khaman Dhokla — Step-by-step Recipe

Khaman Dhokla — Step-by-step Recipe

Khaman Dhokla is a favourite snack/breakfast dish of mine. It is a Gujarati dish. I have a deep influence of Gujarat and Gujarati food in my life. Some of my best friends back in my MBA days were Gujarati. I stayed as a paying guest at a Gujarati lady’s house who cooked some lovely delicacies of the region for me.… Read more

Chana Dal Masala Vada South Indian style Recipe

Chana Dal Masala Vada South Indian style Recipe

This is a recipe of chana dal masala vada or deep fried lentil cakes that is super delicious and pretty easy to conjure. This recipe belongs to my mother-in-law’s younger sister who is considered the chef in the family. She is very methodical in her cooking and readily shares both her yummy food and recipes.… Read more

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal or Pachmel Dal as my mum used to call it is a delectable lentil recipe that is bursting with nutrition and flavour. Dal or lentils are an essential part of an Indian vegetarian diet. It is a fantastic source of protein and is made all over the country albeit in different variations.… Read more

Mirchi Bhajiya Recipe

Mirchi Bhajiya Recipe

mirchi bhajiya recipe

Pakoras (fritters) or deep fried stuff of any kind is not really cooked regularly at my home. But once in a while, why not? Especially when I managed to source these plump, light green, non-spicy chillies just perfect for mirchi bhajiyas (chilli fritters).… Read more