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Garam Masala Recipe

Garam Masala Recipe

Garam masala, that quintessential ingredient that is the secret behind delicious curries and vegetable dishes. I think every North Indian family has a family recipe. Most of such recipes are passed down in the family and work with andaaz (roughly translated means approximation).… Read more

Dining Out in a World of Indulgence

Dining Out in a World of Indulgence

Eating out is something that my family and I guess every family enjoys thoroughly. Indulging in carefully prepared food with exclusive ingredients, where attention is paid to every fine detail, is akin to so-called ‘foodie-bliss’. Today, I am going to share with you my favourite dining haunts that have left a mark on my palate and mind.… Read more

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