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Sweet and Tangy Eggplant made in the Instant Pot, ready in 15 minutes… Eggplant or brinjal is combined with aromatic spices and cooked with tamarind extract. To impart the sweetness, jaggery or palm sugar is added. If you don’t have jaggery, you could use brown sugar instead. This dish goes really well with rice or chapati. Cooking Video Save Print...

Baingan Bharta or stuffed eggplants made in the Instant Pot… Baingan Bharta is a popular vegetarian dish in India, eggplants or brinjals are stuffed with onion-coconut mixture and cooked in the coconut-onion gravy. In the Instant Pot, cooking time will be reduced, 3 minutes of pressure cooking with QPR this dish will be ready-couldn’t get any easier. Cooking...

Healthy Air fried (low fat & low carb) Pesto Salmon & Broccoli made in the TFal Actifry… I’ve been using TFal Actifry for the past couple of months. Finally, I’m getting the hang of it and started making main dishes for lunch/dinner in it. As I had mentioned in my previous posts, Actifryer is a compact oven and cooks by circulating hot...

Refreshing chutney made with mint and cilantro… Chutney is a popular Indian sauce based dish served with dosa, idli, rice etc. In South India, chutneys are made with either grated coconut or tomatoes. Different kinds of spices and herbs are added to the grated coconut to make different kinds of chutneys. The most refreshing being the mint cilantro chutney. Mint...

Beef Rogan Josh, a signature dish in Kashmiri Cuisine… One of the the favourite Indian dishes of my Man and I is Rogan josh. While I order beef rogan josh, my Man will go with lamb rogan josh and we will be seen enjoying it with naan. Making homemade rogan josh that tastes like restaurant style is not that hard- just follow this recipe and your taste buds will...

  Aromatic, flavorful and it’s homemade- Biryani Masala or Indian spice mix… Store bought spice mix even if it’s the top brand cannot possibly beat the homemade version. I’m a sucker for homemade spice mix. I always make my own simple Garam Masala- will be posting the recipe soon. The other day, when I made the Hyderabadi chicken biryani,...

15 minutes and you will have a delicious shrimp curry made in the Instant Pot… I’m obsessed with shrimp and this is one of the dishes I make often in the Instant Pot. Throw in all the ingredients and pressure cook for 3 minutes followed by a quick pressure release; delicious shrimp curry will be ready and made effortlessly. 5 minutes to saute all the...

Instant Gulab Jamun made with bread, easy to make and tastes exactly like the authentic Gulab Jamun… Any dish that’s easy to make and calls for a few ingredients gets my attention. This is one such sweet that had been on my to do list for a while and it fits my criteria of being easy breezy and few ingredients. Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet or...

In just 15 minutes, you will be sipping this delicious soup… Sweet corn chicken soup is a popular Indo-Chinese soup and one of my favourite soups. In the Instant Pot, this soup can be made effortlessly. Throw all the ingredients into the stainless steel pot and pressure cook for 5 minutes, followed by quick pressure release. After that, switch to saute mode...

Tomatoes cooked in coconut and yogurt gravy… When tomatoes are freshly picked from my veggie garden, any dish will taste delicious. This is an easy to make gravy made with tomatoes, coconut and yogurt; a Kerala style dish served with rice. Cooking Video Save Print Tomatoes in Coconut Yogurt Gravy Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Side dish ...