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Lauki Kofta Curry (Deep fried Bottle Gourd balls in tangy tasty Tomato-Onion gravy)

Bottle Gourd means 'Lauki' in Hindi. Lauki Kofta curry is a very delicious North Indian dish. I never liked the taste of lauki (bottle gourd) but the first time I had this dish was at my aunt's place. The koftas were just melt-in-mouth. I instantly loved the dish but had no idea that it was… Continue reading Lauki Kofta Curry (Deep fried Bottle Gourd balls in tangy tasty Tomato-Onion gravy)

Indian · North Indian · Vegetarian

Bhindi Masala in onion-tomato Gravy

Bhindi masala is a tasty dish in North Indian cuisine. Everybody in my family loves this recipe. Fried okra tossed in creamy onion-tomato spiced gravy. Frying the okra gives the dish a good crunch along with its little sweetness and the tanginess of tomatoes makes the dish very very delicious. Serves: 4 Cooking time: 45 mins… Continue reading Bhindi Masala in onion-tomato Gravy

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Dal Palak (classic Yellow Lentils with Spinach)

Serves: 4 Cooking time: 45 - 50 mins Ingredients 1 cup split pigeon peas (toor dal) ½ tsp turmeric powder 1½ cup spinach (palak), finely chopped 1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 2 tsp cumin seeds (dhane) ¾ tbsp ginger, finely chopped 1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped 3 green chilies, finely chopped 1 onion, medium size, chopped 1 tomato,… Continue reading Dal Palak (classic Yellow Lentils with Spinach)

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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)