Appetizers · Non-vegetarian entree

Tandoori Fish Tacos

Tandoori Fish Tacos – What’s not to like about these three words! It has three of my favorite food types all in one recipe! We usually do Taco Fridays at home where we switch between chicken and fish tacos. Last week I made the usual and kids favorite chicken tacos but didn’t feel like eating… Continue reading Tandoori Fish Tacos

Non-vegetarian entree

Kale Chicken Curry

If you have picky eaters in your house, you are very well aware of the challenges of coming up with new ways to incorporate healthy choices in their day-to-day meals. I am constantly experimenting with different food groups to create a recipe that is healthy yet satisfies their taste buds. Yesterday, as I was getting… Continue reading Kale Chicken Curry

Entree · Vegetarian

Cucumber Dopyaza/Curry

  Dopyaza means double the amount of onions – this preparation uses a lot of onions and aromatic whole spices to deliver a mouth-watering delicacy! I have always been a big fan of any type of dopyaza, my favorite being Kathal (jackfruit) dopyaza! I love growing vegetables in my garden and look forward to this… Continue reading Cucumber Dopyaza/Curry

Entree · Non-vegetarian entree

Saag (Spinach) Chicken

Saag is an Indian term used for green leafy vegetables such as spinach, fenugreek, collard greens, mustard greens, etc. I have used baby spinach leaves in this very popular Indian recipe. This happens to be a favorite chicken item on restaurant menu along with chicken tikka masala, butter chicken and tandoori chicken! My kids love… Continue reading Saag (Spinach) Chicken

Vegetarian

Kathal Do Pyaza – Spicy Jackfruit

  Maro bhar bhar kar pichkari…..Happy Holi to all my readers!! Holi – the Indian festival of colors – is the most vibrant and energetic festivals of all. This festival is very nostalgic for me because I love playing with colored water – the real Holi, according to me, which I miss the most since… Continue reading Kathal Do Pyaza – Spicy Jackfruit

Appetizers · Indian Snacks · Vegetarian

Moong Palak Mathris – Spinach Lentil Savories

Diwali – the festival of lights – is one of my most favorite Indian festivals. I still remember, growing up, we used to start preparing for Diwali right after Dussehra. Deep cleaning the house, making gharondas (doll house made with bricks and clay), buying multi-colored clay utensils, etc., etc. The entire house would smell like… Continue reading Moong Palak Mathris – Spinach Lentil Savories

Vegetarian

Baingan Bharta with Sweet Mini Peppers – Roasted Eggplant Mash

Baingan (Eggplant) bharta is a popular North Indian delicacy, which is made with roasted and mashed eggplant, onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and spices. The eggplant can be roasted over a flame, grill or in the oven but the best results come from charring over a flame or charcoal grill! Growing up, eggplant was one of… Continue reading Baingan Bharta with Sweet Mini Peppers – Roasted Eggplant Mash