Gobi Mutter Masala – Gravy style (without tomato)

Cauliflower belongs to the cruciferous vegetables family. It has really significant detox, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which are of great value to your health. I hated Cauliflower when I was young. I was completely disgusted by the critters and worms that would pop out of the vegetable while cleaning it. I would refuse to touch … Continue reading Gobi Mutter Masala – Gravy style (without tomato)


Tomato Chutney (chunky style)

This humble tomato chutney is hands down my favorite chutney. When I was little, I used to hate the coconut chutney that was made at home, because I found it runny and bland. I would pester my mom to make tomato chutney for me and refuse to touch my food until she did 😀 . … Continue reading Tomato Chutney (chunky style)

Navarathri Special – Sundal

I’ve been busy lately with the Navarathri or Dusshera festival. This is a 9-day festival dedicated to the Hindu Goddesses Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswathi. The tenth day is called ‘Vijayadashami’ – ‘Vijaya’ meaning victory in Sanskrit and ‘Dashami’ denoting tenth day. The festival connotes different legends in different parts of India, but what is common … Continue reading Navarathri Special – Sundal

Kadai Paneer (Cottage Cheese Curry with Bell Peppers)

It is surprising how quick this dish is to put together; yet the end result does not at all look like it has come together in a matter of minutes. Kadai Paneer is an aromatic, colorful and delicious curry. IMHO, although the main ingredient is cottage cheese, the hero of this dish is (surprisingly again) … Continue reading Kadai Paneer (Cottage Cheese Curry with Bell Peppers)