Indian · North Indian · Vegetarian

Aloo Corn Palak (Potato and Sweet Corn in spicy Spinach puree)

Serves: 4 Cooking time: 25 - 30 mins Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach (palak), roughly chopped 2 potatoes, medium sized, boiled and chopped in medium sized cubes 1 cup corn, boiled 1½ onion, large size, chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped ½ tsp ginger, finely chopped 1 green chili, finely chopped ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp… Continue reading Aloo Corn Palak (Potato and Sweet Corn in spicy Spinach puree)

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Breakfast Items · Indian · Non-Vegetarian

Masala Omelette

Serves: 2 Cooking time: 15 - 20 mins Ingredients 3 eggs ½ onion, large size, finely chopped 2 green chilies, medium sized, finely chopped 1 tbsp cilantro (coriander leaves / kothambir), chopped ½ tsp red chili powder, or adjust as per spice tolerance ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp salt, or adjust as per taste 2 tbsp milk 2… Continue reading Masala Omelette

Indian · Mughlai · Vegetarian

Matar Paneer (Farmer Cheese and Peas in delicious Indian gravy)

Serves: 4 Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients 300 grams Paneer (Farmer Cheese), cut in 1 inch cubes 1 onion, large, chopped 1 tbsp oil 1 ginger (ala), 1 inch piece 4 cloves garlic (lasun) 2 green chilies 3 tomatoes, medium ¼ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp red chili powder, or adjust as per spice tolerance 1 tsp… Continue reading Matar Paneer (Farmer Cheese and Peas in delicious Indian gravy)

Indian · South Indian · Vegetarian

Garlic coconut chutney

Garlic Coconut Chutney is a coconut based chutney regularly made by my mom at home. Everybody in my family loves it and now after marriage, its my husbands favorite chutney too! We like it garlicky with a little kick of spice in a coarse texture of coconut. Delicious! Serves: 4 Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients 13 tbsp… Continue reading Garlic coconut chutney

Cajun · Healthy · International · Non-Vegetarian

Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

Serves: 3 Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp smoked paprika or cayenne pepper 4 tsp dry basil powder 2 tsp cumin powder (jeera powder) 2 tsp oregano, dried 2 tsp garlic powder 2 tsp onion powder 1 tsp black pepper powder 1 tsp red pepper, ground 6 tilapia, fillets, medium size 1½… Continue reading Oven Baked Blackened Tilapia

Goan · Indian · Non-Vegetarian

Spicy-Tangy Prawn Tomato Curry

Serves: 4 Cooking time: 30-35 mins Ingredients 1 tsp oil 1 onion, medium size, chopped 1½ inch piece of tamarind (imalee / chincha) 1½ tomato, medium size, chopped 11 tbsp coconut, grated ½ tsp red chili powder, or adjust as per spice tolerance ½ tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp black pepper powder (miri) ½ tsp poppy seeds… Continue reading Spicy-Tangy Prawn Tomato Curry

Indian · Maharashtrian · Snacks · Vegetarian

Mumbai style Batata Vada

Every city has its own icons, like philly for its cheesesteak, New York for Cheesecake, Mumbai is known for its Batata Vada. You can call it Mumbai's staple street food and one of my favorites. Basically it is deep fried mashed potatoes sauteed with spices with a beautiful golden crispy coating on the outside and… Continue reading Mumbai style Batata Vada

Goan · Indian · Non-Vegetarian

Chicken Xacuti

Serves: 4 Cooking time: 1 hr Ingredients Masala 2 tbsp cooking oil (canola or coconut oil works best) ½ onion, large size, sliced ¼ cup coriander seeds (dhane) 4-5 cloves (lavang) 1 tsp black pepper powder (miri) ½ inch cinnamon stick (dalchini) 1 start anise (chakr phool) 1 tsp poppy seeds (khus khus) 1 cup coconut, freshly grated… Continue reading Chicken Xacuti

Indian · Mughlai · Vegetarian

Stuffed Bell Peppers in creamy tomato gravy

Serves: 3 Cooking time:  1 hr 15 mins Ingredients 3 bell peppers (capsicum), assorted colors, medium sized 2 tbsp cooking oil of choice 1½ tsp cumin seeds 1 pinch asafoetida (hing) 1½ onions, medium sized, chopped ½ tsp ginger, finely chopped ½ tsp ginger paste ½ tsp garlic, finely chopped ½ tsp garlic paste ¼ cup… Continue reading Stuffed Bell Peppers in creamy tomato gravy

Healthy · International · Soups & Appetizers · Vegetarian

Baked Beet Greens

Whenever I used to buy beets I would try to get them without the leaf, but it usually comes intact with a lot of beautiful leaf greens. It used to hurt me to see so much of greens go into the trash. I do not like wasting food instead, try using it in one recipe or another. So… Continue reading Baked Beet Greens