Nov 172014
Poori with Shrikhand

I love complicated foods, there’s something commendable when you can follow a complex recipe and be rewarded with a great taste its like finding your way through a giant maze. On a similar note, there’s something very comforting in making simple foods. This recipe is as simple as you can get, yet they taste so good they out shine some of the elaborate dishes. Poori with Shrikhand is considered a festive dish in Maharastrian and Want to know more about this recipe?

Sep 152012
Besan Masala Roti and Bajra Aloo Roti

Indian breads otherwise known as roti is very commonly made of wheat or atta. But did you know many rotis are also made with other ingredients such as Bajra(black millet), Besan (Channa Dal Flour), Makki (Maze flour), etc. I generally don’t experiment rotis with different ingredients and was very much delighted to have tried making Besan Masala Roti and Bajra Aloo Roti for this month’s Indian Cooking Challenge. Besan Masala Roti is basically roti made Want to know more about this recipe?

Jun 152012
Paneer Kulcha & Kashmiri Kulcha

For long I didn’t know the difference between Kulcha and Naan at least they taste very similar like sisters. Oh, my mind is stuck on to the fact that my sister is visiting me and I’m having fun with her. Even though she is 9 years younger to me, we bond very well with the usual fighting and sharing over anything and everything. (More about her visit later, she’s right behind me having her hand Want to know more about this recipe?

May 242012
Pesto Rotis

The difficult part of everyday cooking is in figuring out what to cook more than the process of cooking. We are 4 members in our family and each person have their preference. If my daughter likes her cooked rice with grains apart, my son likes rice to be mushy, and my dear hubby doesn’t like neither and wants it in between. Of course I can’t cook three kinds of cooked rice in the same pressure Want to know more about this recipe?

May 202012
Aloo Paratha ---Weekend Brunch

I have been trying to sit and write this post for probably an hour. I have edited, reedited, deleted, started over this post for I don’t know how many times. This reminds me of love letters been written and rewritten to make it the perfect one. The house is calm and for once my kids who are already awake is not coming to disturb me, so can’t blame them this time. I’m so distracted that Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 162012
Home made Naan

I’ve made Naan before or I should say I’ve tried making Naan before. It was not perfect so my search was still on for the best naan recipe. When the Blogging Marathon was announced for this month, I eagerly took the Bread baking as my first week’s theme indicating my passion for baking. I was little nervous about the outcome due to my previous not so perfect try. But this recipe that I got after Want to know more about this recipe?

Apr 122012
Beetroot Poori with Potato gravy

The moment I saw this recipe in zesty palette I couldn’t resist myself from making it for my kids. The pooris had a very nice red hue from the beetroot puree and the kids were very much attracted to it like me. As such pooris and beetroots are well liked individually and when mixed in to the same dish they not only taste awesome they stand out in the crowd. Now who doesn’t like attention Want to know more about this recipe?

Feb 232012
Sarkarai Chapatti (Sugar Rotis)

My kids love this roti, as a matter of fact I love this roti too. My mom used to make this roti and this would be the sweet desert after a nice meal. My kids demand I make sarkarai roti whenever I make rotis for dinner. Caution, its loaded with ghee and sugar, unless you are ready to do aerobics and exercise like kids do, I guess you need to watch out for the number Want to know more about this recipe?

Feb 222012
Hawaiian Pineapple Curry with Spinach Roti

As I was skipping through one of the cookbooks I saw this Hawaiian Pineapple Curry and was too skeptical to cook pineapple curry as a side dish for roti. My husband who was beside me dared me to cook this dish. We were pleasantly surprised by the taste of this curry. I have often make this dish for potlucks and dinner parties. This dish has a rich, vibrant taste and my daughter just loves this Want to know more about this recipe?