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Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Stuffed Karela or bharwan karela is a delicacy. Don’t screw your nose — bitter gourd if pre-treated correctly and cooked well is delicious. This is a recipe which requires time but rewards you generously in terms of flavour. This is my late mother’s recipe.… Read more

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Plump large eggplants or brinjal have almost exclusively been used to make bharta at my place. This is one simple recipe that can transform this bland vegetable to a delightfully spicy and tasty dish. It is also a very simple dish to prepare.… Read more

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

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

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

Tari wale Aloo Tamatar UP Style

Tari wale Aloo Tamatar UP Style

tari wale aloo tamatar

Potatoes are cooked in umpteen ways in India, each one more delicious than the other. They go so well with rotis, pooris or parathas. They are a staple side dish as well. Cooked dry, with light gravy or in a curry, they are versatile and can be made in so many different ways.… Read more