• dum aloo
    Main Course

    Dum Aloo (Baby Potatoes in Yoghurt Gravy)

    Dum aloo or Aloor dum (in Bengali) is a traditional recipe that is made by cooking baby potatoes in a tangy and spicy yoghurt gravy. As per beliefs, this recipe belongs to the Jammu and Kashmir; a northern state of India, but it’s a popular dish all over the Indian subcontinent. The word “dum” is a Hindi/Urdu word that means steamed cooked in English. Therefore, dum aloo is a recipe where aloo (potatoes) and it’s gravy along with various aromatic spices, is steam cooked. Steam cooked recipes are cooked by closing the lid of the pan in which you are cooking it on low gas flame. Traditionally these recipes like dum biryani, dum…

  • chole masala
    Main Course

    Chole Masala Recipe (Chickpea Masala)

    Chana or chole (chickpeas) are a type of legume and it is high in fibre and protein including several key vitamins and minerals. Chole masala or chana masala or chickpea masala is a recipe from the Indian subcontinent which is made with boiled chickpeas, tomato and onion gravy and spices. Also, this chana masala recipe is gluten-free, diabetic-friendly and vegan. You can have this chole masala recipe with rice, chapati, poori, naan, kulcha or any of your favourite bread. You won’t believe that I used to have it with bread toast and butter and it was tasting so good. But if you want to have it with rice or pulao, make sure to…

  • Main Course

    Mix Vegetable with Mushroom in Butter Garlic Sauce

    In Indian cooking, we use to make mushroom mix vegetable or mixed vegetables recipe, especially during winters. Because winter season brings vegetables of different tastes and colours like carrot, green peas, cabbage, bell peppers, etc. These vegetables are easy to convert in any experimental dish. Be it a soup, main course, salad or snacks. You may chop these finely and stuff them into samosas, puff pastries, add them into pasta, noodles, or bake it or add to the gravy. I mean anything you can do with these all-time favourites. I combined two recipes into one and here is an exclusive Indian version of Butter Garlic Mushrooms Vegetable Mix. One day I was left…

  • curried potatoes and spinach
    Main Course

    Aloo Palak ki Sabzi (Potatoes and Spinach Curry)

    Aloo Palak ki sabzi or potato and spinach curry is a vegan Indian recipe in which potatoes and spinach are cooked together. Hence, it’s healthy and really simple to cook. You can have it with Chapati or Parantha. My version consists of thick gravy so you can have it along with rice too. If you don’t like potatoes too much as it’s not diabetic friendly, you can reduce their quantity or replace them with boiled eggs. But, in that case, you put eggs at the end when all ingredients of aloo palak are completely cooked. Ingredients Required for Making Aloo Palak Oil – 2 tablespoons + 2 tablespoons extra for frying Potatoes –…

  • dosa batter recipe
    Breakfast

    Dosa Batter Recipe (Crepe of Rice Batter)

    Dosa is a recipe made from fermented rice batter and popular dish of south India. It has so many variations and goes well with so many kinds of chutneys but mostly with Sambar (a stew made with lentil). Plus, each southern state has its own way of preparing the dosa batter recipe. Some make it thicker, then some made it thinner. Some have it plain, then some have it with stuffing inside. The authentic way of preparing the dosa is by fermentation process which enhances vitamin c and vitamin b apart from carbohydrate and protein. That’s why it’s one of the favourite breakfast in south Indian states. Ingredients for Dosa Batter Recipe Split…