Shahi Paneer is a very rich and decadent, North Indian curry. Cubes of paneer (Indian Cottage cheese) are simmered in a creamy, nutty and luscious onion-tomato curry, with mild and sweet undertones of whole spices and floral notes of saffron. Shahi paneer is thus Shahi, which simply means Royal in Hindi.
Vegetable mayonnaise sandwiches make for a quick snack or appetizer or even a yummy accompaniment during tea time. Although they aren’t the healthiest of sandwiches, it’s nice to indulge on some once in a blue moon or serve them during potlucks, parties or even perfect to be made for an occasional brunch. Delicious, creamy and tangy mayo sandwiches, who can resist these?
This green Coriander Coconut Chutney made with freshly grated coconut and fresh coriander/cilantro leaves is a delicious accompaniment for idli, dosa’s, uttapam, vadas.
Idli, Dosa and the likes are seriously incomplete without sides such as sambhar, chutneys, and podi. This is a very basic variation of the many existing coconut chutneys and a very simple one, to say the least. You just need grated coconut and coriander leaves as the main ingredients, the remainder of the ingredients can be varied.
This Paneer & corn taco is a wonderful Indo-Mexican fusion, combining paneer & corn with Mexican spices and topped with all the good things!
Butter chicken or Murgh makhani, is probably one such Indian dish that requires no introduction. It is as popular and loved in India as it is globally. If you haven’t had the opportunity to taste this dish yet, you are definitely missing out on something. Chicken pieces marinated with yogurt and spices are grilled in a tandoor and then dunked in an ambrosial, butter-y, creamy, luxurious tomato based curry- yumm! Continue reading →