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Chicken Tikka Masala, a popular Indian dish that’s found on the menu of Indian restaurants… In North America, two popular Indian dishes that’s served in almost all Indian restaurants are butter chicken and chicken tikka masala. I’ve already posted the recipe for making Butter chicken and the recipe for making shrimp tikka masala. Blogging...

Mung bean and cabbage kadhi or mung bean and cabbage in gram flour-yogurt sauce, a healthy and tasty North Indian dish… One of my favorite Rajasthani dishes is Kadhi, in which the gravy is made by combining gram flour and yogurt. To the cooked gravy, veggie fritters or beans or mixed vegetables can be added. I had once tried veggie fritters kadhi and loved...

Kidney beans, peas and chicken cooked in one pot; highly nutritious, comforting and delicious. This is a dish rich in protein and can be served with chapati, naan or rice… I’ve resumed making cooking videos and had made a few videos last weekend. Since, I do everything by myself (shooting, editing, cooking, talking etc) after shooting one video I’ll...

A great way to introduce spinach which is a super food to our diet is by making parathas or flatbreads with it… Spinach being a super food is packed with all good nutrients and vitamins. Since, it doesn’t have any intense taste it can be eaten raw or can be made into a smoothie. Surprisingly, cooking spinach will actually increase its nutrients as the...

A North Indian Vegetarian delicacy… Two of my favorite veggies: spinach and potato got married into one dish. This is in deed a healthy and a pleasing dish. The fleshy potatoes gives a meat feeling and the pureed spinach enhances the taste and the flavor of this dish. This is one of the popular vegetarian dishes in North India. You could replace the potatoes...

You get to enjoy the meat and the green as well… On week days, I get lazy to make more than one dish so I usually prepare a dish using chicken which is served along with pasta or noodles or rice or roti. Most of the time I make sure to add a lot of veggies, greens or lentils to my chicken dish so that one dish has literally everything in it. This is one...

Aromatic and refreshing cumin rice… Cumin seeds and ground cumin have been an integral part of Indian cooking. The smoky flavor of cumin imparts so much flavor to any dish. Not just for flavor, it has amazing health benefits too. Cumin seeds keeps the digestive system on track.  In South India, cumin seeds are used more than ground cumin while in North India...

Chicken and paneer together in a flavorful curry, it gotta be delicious… Dopiaza means two onions (do means 2 and piaza means onion), this is a popular North Indian curry based dish made with either chicken, paneer, mutton, lamb etc. Vegetarians enjoy this with paneer and non-veggies with meat. While preparing this dish, onions are added in two stages, hence...

A savory cake: it’s spongy, it’s extremely soft and it’s delicious; a popular Gujarati snack… How did the thought of making dhokla hit me??? Last weekend, I’d watched Hum dil de chuke sanam hindi movie, one of the sensational movies of Aishwarya Rai and Salman Khan. That movie was released in 1999, it was a blockbuster hit and I watched...

North Indian Vegetarian delicacy… Today, by noon I was so sure about what to make for dinner. My mind was full of this kadhi pakora. One of my Indian co-workers shared this dish with me for lunch, it tasted so delicious and I made up my mind to try this for dinner. Though I was aware of this dish and the recipe, I hadn’t tried it before. The best part...