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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

Samosa made in an Airfryer

Samosa made in an Airfryer

I recently bought the Philips Airfryer. I have been weighing this decision for the past several months since it was launched. It is a tempting product to buy because let’s face it we love our fried food. We all droll over those pakodas, fries, nuggets, kachoris and samosas.… Read more

Sarson ka saag/ Mustard greens recipe

Sarson ka saag/ Mustard greens recipe

 

sarson ka saag

Sarson ka saag or mustard greens is among my favorite winter recipes. It is difficult to source this green in Bangalore. I normally make it with bathua (chenopodium greens), but that is another green difficult to come by. In its absence, I make do with other greens that I have, and it does not alter the taste much.… Read more

Spicy Amritsari chhole (Chickpeas curry made the Amritsari way)

Spicy Amritsari chhole (Chickpeas curry made the Amritsari way)

I just love chhole (chickpea curry). I have been having this dark-coloured spicy gravy since childhood and it is my absolute favorite. I remember my mother making it usually by late evening. We would have it as a snack – a bowl of chhole topped with chopped onions and coriander leaves with a sprinkling of lemon juice along with toasted bread.… Read more