• Sides

    Amla Chutney (Gooseberry Chutney)

    Amla ki Chutney or Amla Chutney or Gooseberry Chutney is a very healthy and delicious recipe made with Amla (Gooseberry) which are lemon-sized light green-coloured berries and jaggery. These berries are a good source of Vitamin C along with other nutrients after all, one Amla is equivalent to three oranges as a source of Vitamin C. It is also rich in antioxidants and fibres and as such, is diabetic-friendly too. However, Amla is available only in the winter season but if you’re abroad, you can get frozen Amla packets in any Indian grocery store. Amla chutney is so versatile recipe in that it can be served as a dip with snacks, as a…

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    Breakfast

    Aloo Paratha Recipe (Potato Paratha)

    Aloo Paratha or Potato Paratha is a very popular potato stuffed bread recipe from the Indian kitchen, especially Punjabi. This is considered one of the best breakfast meals in the entire Indian subcontinent. In this recipe, a round bread is made without the use of any yeast. Inside it will be a stuffing of mashed boiled potatoes mixed with spices and herbs. This bread is cooked on a flat pan with the help of oil or ghee (clarified butter). You can have it with chutney, yoghurt or any pickle. How to Make Potato Stuffing? Firstly, you need to boil your potatoes. I used 3 large-sized potatoes which made 16 paranthas. If you’re in…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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 –…