Panchmel Dal – Flavorful Five Lentils Dal

Panchmel dal is prepared with five lentils and is a great accompaniment for Indian flatbreads. Dazzling Dals Theme of the week is dazzling dals. The first recipe I posted yesterday is dal tadka which is prepared with toor dal and the second recipe is panchmel dal. What is Panchmel Dal? Dazzling panchmel dal is made […]

Laddu ~ Senagapindi (Besan) Laddu

For alphabet ‘L’, in this A-Z Challenge, Journey Through Telangana Cuisine, I could not come up with anything other than Laddu. For me laddu is always boondhi laddu and I am not a fan of boondi laddu. Had I prepared my complete list before going to India in December, I would have asked my mother […]

Sarson da Saag & Makki de Roti

Today we move on from Rawalpindi in Punjab, Pakistan to Punjab India. For the third combo of the week, I have one of the most famous food combos from the state of Punjab, sarson ka saag with makki ka roti. This combo is favorite among the locals in Punjab, both in India & Pakistan. Saag […]

Saag Aloo ~ Spinach Potato Curry

Saag is a green leaves vegetable curry and the greens used can be spinach, mustard greens or collard greens. The most famous saag is sarson ka saag, mustard leaves dish from the state of Punjab. Today I have saag aloo (potato) and the green leaf vegetable I used here is spinach. I had planned on […]

Choley for Cooking from Cookbook Challenge

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is a blog event I try to participate at least twice a month. This a weekly weekend event, where we post recipes prepared from cookbooks, paper clipping and written down recipes. This event has forced me try many new recipes that I wanted to but never got around to do. Today’s […]

Black Eyed Peas Curry

For this week’s cooking from cookbook challenge, I have another legumes curry from Anjum Anand’s New Indian cookbook. In spring and summers whenever I can get hold of some fresh black eyed peas, I add them to vegetable fries and gravies but never used dry or canned black eyed peas in curries. I use dry […]

Goat Kalia, North Indian Goat Curry

Goat kalia is a North Indian goat curry and is served with pulao or Indian flatbreads. Today’s recipe is a north Indian mutton curry, also known as mutton kalia or masaledar gosht. Since I made it with goat, it is goat kalia. The curry is dark brown in color, hence the name kalia. I prepared […]

Aloo Ke Gutke – Uttarakhand Street Food

Aloo ke gutke are boiled potatoes roasted with some Indian spices. It is road side snack from Indian state of Uttarakhand and is also served as a side dish with roti and rice. Continue reading or jump to recipe or Pin it for later Update Nov 2017 – All the images are old but re-edited […]

Jalebi from Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh (UP), is a state located in northern India. Lucknow is the capital and, Kanpur is the commercial capital and the largest city of Uttar Pradesh. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved from the mountainous Himalayan region of Uttar Pradesh. It is the fourth largest Indian state by area and […]

Amritsari Fish, Fish Fritters from Punjab

Amritsari fish is popular street food and a popular appetizer at many restaurants and parties. Amritsari fish are fish fritters seasoned with simple spices. Gram flour and egg are used for binding and carom seeds give the fritters a distinct flavor. Continue reading or jump to recipe or pin it for later! Update – Re-edited […]

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