Pumpkin Seed Pesto Pasta

I discovered pesto, as part of my culinary exploration during my Post Graduate days. Flavors and Big Chill (Restaurant's - Delhites will know) had arrived on the gourmet scene and had a tantalizing array of flavors from Italy. It used to be be our gang’s once in a while treat, where we would blow up... Continue Reading →

Butter Chicken – Home Style

BUTTER CHICKEN Kids love Murgh Makhani; and of course, adults adore it too - me included! The amazing blend of a slightly sweet and tangy creamy gravy with tandoori morsels of succulent chicken is a delicious combination that haunts me. The erstwhile butter chicken was made in White butter but for the sake of convenience... Continue Reading →

Chana dal khichdi

This is festival staple and come bhai-dhooj, it would be made in our household year on year, along with halwa. That reminds me that I haven’t made halwa for ages, primarily due to our dietary restrictions, but will do one sometime soon. It makes me so nostalgic, the fresh aroma of cooked dal and rice... Continue Reading →

CHICKEN SHAMMI KEBAB

We make these often, and in different shapes and sizes as part of different recipes. In spaghetti and meat balls, in burger pattice, in seekh kebab sandwich rolls, in samosa, in chicken keema biryani and pot pies amongst the many others. We slice up the left over pattice to add to quinoa/ rice/ pasta’s or... Continue Reading →

Yogurt Rice/ Curd Rice

Nothing beats the heat like yogurt rice, it is light on the tum, aids digestion and great way to utilize leftover rice. Yogurt is called curd back home and this is a south indian recipe that has found its way into our hearts and kitchen.  Here is my take on Curd Rice, I hope you... Continue Reading →

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