Kadale Manoli is a very traditional Manglorean dish, mostly served during occasions. Kadale, is the Tulu word for black chickpeas ( kala chana in Hindi) and Manoli is Ivy gourd ( tendli/tindora). This interesting dish with it’s combination of legume and vegetable, prepared in a coarse coconut based dry gravy is amazingly delicious!
Paneer makhani or paneer makhanwala! What’s in a name? This is one gorgeous, fragrant and delectable North Indian dish with it’s luxurious orange hues dazzling with paneer cubes and cream. This vegetarian counterpart to the renowned butter chicken is equally delicious and a treat for vegetarians. Well I enjoy it too!
Kadhi is a popular Punjabi dish, and also one that falls into the comfort food category for most Indians. It is a dish which consists of deep fried besan (gram flour) fritters which are known as pakoras simmered in a tangy, sour and spiced yogurt-gram flour gravy. The word kadhi is derived from the word ‘Kadhna‘ which simply means to simmer over a long time so the kadhi reduces in quantity and thickens. The fritters are mostly made with onions mixed into the besan batter, but spinach, fenugreek pakoras are just as great. Basically you can add any vegetables you like to the pakoras. But a Punjabi kadhi is incomplete without the pakoras! Rice is the best accompaniment to Punjabi kadhi, though kadhi pairs well with chapati or parathas too, as it is thick in consistency. Continue reading →
Sharing a very easy and delicious one pot meal- Mung sprouts and paneer pulao/pilaf! I’m a big fan of one pot meals, and if it’s quick then there is nothing better! Who doesn’t love a fresh meal that’s quick and easy to prepare as well as delicious and nutritious at the same time? I’m sure alot of folks do! Continue reading →
Hope everyone has been doing great! Apologies for disappearing off the blogging radar! As I had mentioned earlier I was in India, enjoying my vacations and of course being pampered with all the home made food 😀 So cooking was off the list! Now that I’m back to US, I still ain’t cooking a lot, as my mum is here, been enjoying the food she’s cooking!! I hope to post every few days, but I’ve been so lazy!! Sigh! I sure will catch up with all your wonderful posts soon 🙂 Continue reading →