Category: Indian Recipes

Pumpkin Curry

Pumpkin Curry

Apart from seafood, pumpkin curry was one of the many delicacies I enjoyed during my visit to Sri Lanka. Pumpkin curry may be an unusual dish in many countries, but a popular vegetable in Sri Lanka. From what I had, the Sri Lankan pumpkin curry […]

Matar Paneer Dhaba Style

Matar Paneer Dhaba Style

Matar Paneer is a creamy curry combining green peas (matar) and cottage cheese (paneer). Matar is, honestly, the easiest vegetable to cook with and can be added to a variety of recipes. I use the frozen green peas because it cooks instantly. This is the […]

Brinjal-Potato-Capsicum Fry

Brinjal-Potato-Capsicum Fry

Baingan-aloo-shimla mirch ki sabzi can be defined as a colorful, nutritious, flavorful, and quick vegetarian dish. Honestly, this is the perfect dish to make even on days you are not enthusiastic to cook. Mildly spiced, the brinjal-potato-capsicum fry can be paired with rotis. You can […]

Instant Pot Mutton Biryani

Instant Pot Mutton Biryani

An instant pot biryani has been pending for long on my ‘To Cook’ list. After years of cooking biryani the prolonged, conventional way – cook the meat and rice separately, then layer the rice on the meat. So I couldn’t get my head around making […]

Tendli Fry | Tindora Fry

Tendli Fry | Tindora Fry

Tendli fry is a quick and simple sabzi which I usually like to pair with either sambar and rice, dal and rice, or rotis. Tendli, also called as tindora, are commonly used in pickles. You can add potatoes to the tendli fry if you like. […]

Mughlai Paneer

Mughlai Paneer

Mughlai paneer is paneer (cottage cheese) in a white, creamy gravy rich with cashew nuts, yogurt, and cream. One would think that the dish will be bland since it doesn’t have the ‘red color’ that we associate with red chilies. But the onions and green […]

Kadhai Paneer Dhaba Style

Kadhai Paneer Dhaba Style

This is the closest recipe to dhaba style Kadhai Paneer. The cumin seeds and dried fenugreek leaves add a distinct flavor to the dish. The key is to sauté the gravy ingredients before blending. They ooze flavor as the onions and tomatoes blend into a […]

Chicken Kathi Roll

Chicken Kathi Roll

Kathi roll is one of the Indian street foods I really miss, especially when I remember my good old time in Bangalore. Kathi Rolls are commonly knows as frankie. Chicken kathi roll is the perfect ‘to-go’ food and a certain crowd pleaser during Ramadan. It […]

Chicken Pakoras

Chicken Pakoras

Brief: Chicken pakoras are chicken mixed with besan (gram flour), spices, and yogurt. Boneless chicken pieces are always available in my kitchen because they are easy and quick to cook, and there is a wide variety of recipes for boneless chicken. I recently prepared Dhaka […]

Paneer Masala Dhaba Style

Paneer Masala Dhaba Style

This dish is a result of nostalgia. I had my dhaba adventures during my college years. My favorites were aloo parathas with achar and onions, veg and paneer kadhai, and phulkas. Every dish at a Dhaba is AMAZING! This Dhaba Style Paneer Masala recipe is […]