Achari baingan or achari baingan aloo as one may call it, is an aubergine aka eggplant recipe. This recipe is a classic example of how to make aubergine tasty. Baby eggplant is cooked alongside potatoes in pickled spices, yielding this delicious achari baingan masala curry.Continue reading “Achari Baingan Recipe”
Mint Lachha Paratha Recipe – The crispy, peeling and flaky Indian flat bread with layers and consisting of mint flavour champion on any dinning table. Indian flatbread is delicious on its own right, however when its made in the layers and shallow fried, the flavours elevate even further. This layered lachha paratha has dried (or can use fresh mint too), hence also referred as pudina lachha paratha.Continue reading “Mint Lachha Paratha – Pudina Paratha”
It’s no secret that lentils are your friend, as these are great source of natural protein. Whole masoor dal also known as sabut masoor dal or brown lentils is comfort and simple food. Pair up this dal along with rice, roti, quinoa or even as soup, and you still get the same delicious taste. This masoor dal recipe is vegan (as long as not adding ghee), as well as you can make it gluten free too. This masoor dal (or brown lentils) recipe is simple and easy to follow.Continue reading “Whole Masoor Dal – Brown Lentils Recipe”
Vegetable Pulao / Veg pulav or Pilaf rice is one of the most common Indian rice dish. Rice and vegetables are first sautéed, along with spices in oil or ghee and then cooked together, and this makes veg pulao. It has got few names such as pilaf, pulav, or pulao. Today am sharing a super easy veg pulao recipe.Continue reading “Veg Pulao Recipe – Vegetable Pulao – Pilaf Rice”
Soft tender tofu marinated in the beautiful flavours of spices cooked to perfection in tandoor. Pulpy, tender tofu gives a flavour burst in the mouth, which you will love to have again and again. Tikka is more akin to the likes of chicken and paneer, however tofu tikka offers the best solutions for vegans without any compromise on the taste. This is an ideal vegan tikka.Continue reading “Tofu Tikka – Vegan Tikka Recipe”
Veg Manchurian is nothing but vegetable dumplings prepared in an Indo-Chinese style. This veg manchurian recipe of mine is gravy based, but you can try non-gravy version too, in case you are not a big fan of this soupy version. Veg manchurian is made of dumplings made of carrot, cabbage and capsicum primarily.
If you having the dry version, then it is a great starter and when you making this gravy one, it is fabulous as main course. You can serve it with rice or noodles and certainly an instant hit with your guests.Continue reading “Veg Manchurian – How to make Manchurian”
Methi Paratha Recipe – An Indian flatbread made with fresh fenugreek aka methi leaves is a flavourful and nutritious paratha in Northern part of India, primarily during winters. Fenugreek / Methi paratha lifts up the flavours of any dish when combined with vegetables like potato, cauliflower, peas etc. The aroma from these methi paratha it gives out is absolutely amazing.Continue reading “Methi Paratha Recipe – Fenugreek Flatbread”
Rajma Curry or Red kidney beans Masala – Rajma does not need any introduction for an Indian household. Likewise Kidney beans is widely known term in west too. Having said that Rajma has not been so popular as Chole (Chick Pea) or Samosa in west. Objective of my recipe here is to familiarise this to my audience in west as well as for the from Indian subcontinent to suggest how to make restaurant style authentic punjabi rajma masala. This recipe is suitable for Vegans and is gluten free (If you ignore Asafoetida or use GF version of it).Continue reading “Rajma Masala Recipe – Kidney Beans Curry”
Baingan bharta recipe – Raise hand if you love aubergine. Now raise hands if you do not love aubergine. Reason for both of you groups need to raise hand is that immaterial of you liking aubergine or not, everyone loves this roasted aubergine, tossed in spices, aka known as “Baingan ka Bharta”.Continue reading “Baingan Bharta Recipe – Mashed Aubergine Curry”
An absolutely common breakfast / snack in northern part of India is this Besan ka Cheela / Chilla (बेसन का चीला). This is traditional Gram flour (Besan) based pancake recipe which is also popularly known as Pudla or Vegetarian Omelette owing to its colour and texture and similarity to Omelette. A gluten-free and vegan savory pancake made from gram flour and veggies, this Besan Chilla is a famous Indian food, mostly served as breakfast.
“Besan Cheela” has lot similarity to Dosa of southern India or pancakes of west (except that besan chilla is not sweet but savoury). During those busy morning hours, this comes pretty handy as a quick breakfast recipe, or when you bored of routine cereals try out this simple recipe, absolutely filling and is ready really quickly.Continue reading “Besan Cheela – Chilla – Pudla Recipe, Step By Step Guide”