Here is my own spin on a very comment “Indian Street Food” that most people in my community have regularly. It is a really colorful and fresh salad with puffed rice, gram noodles and loads of chutney (tamarind, mint, garlic, yogurt). It is sweet, savory, crunchy, colorful and full of amazing different textures and flavors … Continue reading Bhel Chat (Puffed Rice and Gram Noodle Salad)
One of my family’s favorite meals to have here at our house is “Aloo Gobi” or a Cauliflower and Potato Curry. It’s really flavorful, hearty and tasty! Plus, I add peas into the curry to give it a bit of natural sweetness and more texture. The added green color from the peas makes the dish … Continue reading Cauliflower Curry (with Potatoes & Peas)
Bread is so important in almost every cuisine imaginable! There are so many different shapes, sizes, flavors, types and textures that make the world bread go around and around… Wheat Roti is one of the most basic and traditional Indian breads out there. Most households have this on a daily basis with their curries and … Continue reading Wheat Roti (Traditional Indian Flat Bread)
Here is a really delicious cocktail I had the opportunity to make at a recent cooking demo at COOK-Philly. With the blazing heat this summer, this was a perfect “cooling” accompaniment to all the dishes served at the demo. INDIAN SUMMER BOURBON COCKTAIL Servings: 1 cocktail Ingredients: 2 oz. good quality bourbon ¼ oz. limoncello … Continue reading Indian Summer Bourbon Cocktail
Butter Chicken and Chicken Tikka Masala are probably two of the most popular Indian dishes ordered by most people in restaurants. The creamy sauce and the tender pieces of chicken together make a perfect combination that everyone loves! These 2 dishes are the perfect introduction to anyone interested in Indian cuisine too! But – do … Continue reading Butter Chicken Tikka (Tikka Makhani)
This Tandoor Chicken recipe is probably one of the easiest and most flavorful “Grilled” recipes you will try this summer. It has a few basic ingredients that you can quickly make the marinade with and have on hand for not only chicken, but paneer (Indian Curd Cheese) and even for roasted potatoes. The Chicken is … Continue reading Easiest Tandoori Chicken Ever!
Once Summer comes around, it’s officially “grill season.” In my home, we try to use the stove and oven less and stick more to grilling our meals outside. Not only is cooking way easier in my opinion, but it’s just more fun eating with your family and friends outside in this gorgeous weather! These Lamb … Continue reading Lamb Burgers with Cumin Sauce