• 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…

  • raita
    Sides

    Fruit Raita (Yoghurt & Fruits with Spices)

    In Indian Cuisine, we call Raita a recipe for a sweet or sour condiment made with dahi (yoghurt or curd) and single or mixed fruit or vegetables sometimes with fried droplets of besan (gram flour). Mix Fruit Raita (Fruit with Yogurt) always accompany Indian lunch or dinner. Fruits are high in fibre, and yoghurt is a probiotic. Thus, when these both combines, it gives you a perfect meal supporting your metabolism. Therefore, a healthy version of the traditional recipe. I am going to share with you a recipe of sweet and sour fruit raita, though Raita in Indian cuisine has many variations and you can experiment with it as per your liking. You…