Vegetable Cannellini Bean Soup, Instant Pot Recipe

Vegetable cannellini bean soup is a comforting warm soup on a cold winter day.  With basic kitchen ingredients, a simple and easy soup to fix on busy weeknights. Warm Winter Soup Theme for this week is warm winter soups.  On cold winter days you want to cook something warm and comforting, and soups fit the […]

Bendakaya Tamata Shorva ~ Okra Tomato Stew

Bendakaya tamata shorva is a flavorful Indian stew where okra is cooked in a tomato gravy. It is an easy side dish for busy hectic weekdays. Theme for this week is easy side dishes and bendakaya tamata shorva is one easy recipe to have on weeknight menus. The first two recipes for the theme were […]

Instant Pot Paneer Masala

Instant Pot paneer masala is a creamy Indian curry for flatbreads. It is a make ahead recipe and works great for weeknight dinners and parties as well. What is Paneer? Paneer is fresh Indian cottage cheese prepared by curdling milk. Collect the Milk particles in a cheese cloth and press it into a block of […]

Chikkudukaya Kura – Indian Broad Beans Fry

Chikkudukaya kura or Indian broad beans fry is an easy dry curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and roti or any Indian flatbread. Latest update July 2019 Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. When I took new images, I plated the food […]

Gajar Methi Subzi ~ Carrot Fenugreek Stir Fry, Haryana

Gajar methi subzi is a simple stir fry with carrots and fenugreek leaves. It pairs well with both rice and Indian flatbreads. Haryana Indian Food Odyssey, culinary journey through Indian states goes to Haryana, to taste gajar methi subzi. Haryana is a north Indian state carved out of the state of Punjab on a linguistic […]

Zucchini Moong Dal – Zucchini Pappu

Zucchini moong dal is a delicious Indian side dish for rice and Indian flatbreads. Theme of the week is cooking with one ingredient and the ingredient featured here is zucchini. Dals are integral part of Indian cuisine and often cooked along with vegetables. So today’s recipe is zucchini moong dal or zucchini pappu. Pappu is […]

Besan Zucchini Stir Fry

Besan zucchini stir fry is a quick and easy side dish that gets done in 10 minutes. Tender yet crunchy zucchini is a perfect summer side dish for rice, Indian flat breads and even grilled meats. Theme for this is week is one ingredient, multiple recipes. As you may have guessed, the ingredient of the […]

Gutti Vankaya Masala – Stuffed Baby Eggplant Curry

Gutti vankaya masala is a flavorful South Indian stuffed baby eggplant curry. Eggplants stuffed with peanuts, sesame seeds and coconut pairs well with steamed and flavored rice. What is stuffed eggplant curry? Baby eggplants stuffed with peanut sesame coconut spice mix and cooked in an onion tomato base. I usually make a drier version of […]

Cabbage Bell Pepper Sandwiches, Video Recipe

Cabbage green bell pepper sandwiches are packed with nutrients and easy to prepare as well. Cook cabbage ahead and sandwiches are ready in minutes. Today it is cabbage green bell pepper sandwiches for the second day of stuffed food. Last December on Delhi Hyderabad flight, one of the sandwiches served on board were cabbage capsicum […]

Aloo Paratha Recipe ~ Potato Stuffed Indian Flatbread

Aloo paratha is a potato stuffed Indian flatbread. It is a filling breakfast, lunch and a dinner and great for lunch boxes. Theme for this week is stuffed food and the first recipe is a staple North Indian flatbread, aloo paratha. A spicy potato fill stuffed in paratha dough, rolled and cooked with some ghee. […]

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