Curries, Gravies, Dal’s….

Kashmiri Dum Aloo (No Onion, No Garlic)

Kashmiri Dum Aloo (No Onion, No Garlic)

Dum aloo is one of my favorite dish but unfortunately I have made it just once and long back as my DH does not like it. Even this time while I was Cooking he was like no I don’t want that. But I promised him […]

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Dazzling Dals – Roundup of Delicious Dals

Dazzling Dals – Roundup of Delicious Dals

Dals a rich source of protein and a must in Indian Cuisine. Many family have this as a daily food and many cannot imagine not finishing their lunch or dinner without Dal or rice. This month at Blogging Marathon one of the theme was Dazzling […]

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Chana Madra

Chana Madra

So for the month of May the Shhh Cooking Secretly group(started by Priya of Priya’s Versatile Recipes) decided to explore the cuisine of Himachal Pradesh. Himachal Pradesh is a multiregional, multicultural as well as multilingual state like other Indian states. Himachal is well known for […]

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Masoor Dal/Brown Lentils/Kali Masoor ki Dal

Masoor Dal/Brown Lentils/Kali Masoor ki Dal

Masoor dal is a brown skinned lentil that is orange on the inside. It is also knows as ‘Kali masoor ki dal’ and is a perfect protein food for vegetarians. Masoor dal has a pleasant earthy flavor and is very common in Northern India. It […]

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Char Dal (Mixed Dal)

Char Dal (Mixed Dal)

Coming to the second day of blogging, about Dazzling Dals for Blogging marathon, I decided to make this Mix Dal’s , we call it as char dal (4 Dal’s), which my mom makes often. It is similar to the panchmel dal except we make it using […]

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Brocolli Toor/Arhar Dal/Indian Lentil Soup

Brocolli Toor/Arhar Dal/Indian Lentil Soup

Dal as called in Indian subcontinent or dried split pulses (lentils, peas, beans) forms an important form of diet in India. It is a rich source of protein. It is accompanied by rotis or chapatis or with rice called as Dal Rice or Dal Bhat. There are […]

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Authentic Pakodi/Pakoda Kadhi

Authentic Pakodi/Pakoda Kadhi

I can call this my comfort food, just love this one specially the Pakodi Kadhi or Pakoda Kadhi. Yes we call it pakodi instead of pakoda J. This type of kadhi is very creamy yet has the sourness to tantalize your taste buds with the […]

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Matar Paneer (No Onion No Garlic)

Matar Paneer (No Onion No Garlic)

Paneer or Cottage cheese the Indian version of cheese, is a rich source of protein. It is tough to imagine Indian cuisine without paneer. It is one of the main ingredients in many of the vegetarian dishes and an easy replacement for chicken. It is […]

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Vegetable Paneer Kofta Curry

Vegetable Paneer Kofta Curry

I use to generally make kofta curry’s using Almond’s and Cashew, or curd or cream. But this one is without it. Have learnt this from my sister and my best friend. Her kofta curry is simply delicious and can be finished in no time. It […]

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