• 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…

  • 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…

  • masala aloo
    Main Course

    (Potato Masala) Recipe of Masala Aloo

    Potatoes are an easily available vegetable all around the world and it’s an ingredient that can be added to any recipe or can be used to invent a new one. But this recipe of Potato Masala is a delicious recipe, which is made by coating the potatoes in various spices for giving it a nice texture and flavour and you can have it with poori or chapati whatever you like. It’s a very common recipe in India. Required Ingredients for Potato Masala Potatoes – 3 medium-sized diced Onion – 1 medium-sized finely chopped Green chillies – 2 nos finely chopped Ginger garlic paste – 1 teaspoon Amchoor Powder – 1/4 teaspoon Kasuri Methi…

  • coriander chutney
    Sides

    Coriander Chutney Recipe (Dhaniya Chutney)

    Dhaniya chutney or coriander chutney is a recipe without which you can’t imagine to have stuffed paranthas in India. You can’t imagine having gobi ka parantha and aloo parantha. You can also have it with pakoras, samosas, or any other Indian snacks and meal. Also, coriander chutney will take less than 5 minutes to make with most of the ingredients available at home easily and doesn’t contain any animal products. Apart from this, it’s good for health because there is no cooking process involved and detoxifies the body. You can surely make it in advance but not beyond 3 days. However, it may start losing flavours day by day. I recommend to make…

  • moong dal halwa
    Desserts

    Moong Dal Halwa (Sweet made from Yellow Lentils)

    Moong dal halwa is a very healthy recipe for Indian sweets but yes, it contains sugar. However, sugar can be adjusted to taste. But when it’s come to halwa even I don’t mind having few teaspoons more. In India, this is mostly made on festivals and special occasions like wedding. Moong dal halwa is made with mainly three ingredients one is Moong dal (Split Yellow Lentil) which looks like this, The second ingredient is ghee (clarified butter) and sugar. Apart from these ingredients, there are a few but important ingredients which I’ll share in the recipe. And apart from this, you must know it takes lots of stirring, stirring and stirring. Means a…