No Tomato Peas Carrot Kurma

Next in the No Tomato Series is a Kurma with Fresh Peas and Carrot. Our dinners are mostly Rotis and Sabzi. The Sabzis alternate with North Indian Varity and South Indian Varities. However these days one can’t specifically narrow down to which cuisine a dish like this belongs to.  So the one I have for […]

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Palak Paneer without Tomato ~ No Tomato Recipes

I have a phobia or rather a setback, in that I can’t imagine a gravy without onions or tomatoes. when I sat thinking about it, I realized that I do make those gojjus that are typical of Andhra cuisine where either tomatoes are not added or sometimes onions are not added. Apart from that, if […]

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Sprouted Moong Sabzi

For the day 2 under Meal Ideas, I have a quick Sprouted Moong Dal Sabzi that only takes about 20 mins to get cooked, provided of course you have the sprouts on hand. There was a time when we always stocked moong sprouts. Now we need to concsiously make it and then plan dishes with […]

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Burmese Pe Byouk | Sprouted Yellow Peas

From what I read, these yellow beans are very important ingredient of the cuisine and gets featured a lot. The salient point of course, is that you got to sprout the beans before cooking. The beans used is the regular yellow peas or Vatana in North. I simply dislike the aroma that comes after cooking […]

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Aaloo Cholay | Aloo Cholay Ka Salan ~ A Pakistani Nashta

Even if I have ten different ways to cook the Kabuli channa, I still get tempted to try a new version. I was badly tempted when I saw the combination of Halwa Puri. Though the name doesn’t include the chhole, it goes without saying that the pooris are served with Chhole.  This seem to be […]

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Awadhi Dum Bhindi

The other side dish that I made was this Awadhi Dum Bhindi. I saw this in Rajani‘s post and she had adapted it from here. Though this is a regular subji made all over India, the Dum process might bring out different flavours. I enjoyed it with Lacha Paratha. Awadhi Dum Bhindi Ingredients Needed Lady’s finger / […]

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Masala Bhindi | Dal Roti Bhindi

When it comes to planning dinners for regular weekdays, its almost always some subji with roti, if not the upmas or other one pot meals. Getting Hubby dear eat pastas will be out of question. Or else those Parsley Pesto Fusilli Pasta or Gnocchi in Creamy Tomato Sauce will make such delicious meals. Then it […]

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Aloo ki Poori, Kala Chana Curry

A very warm wishes to all my readers and friends in this new year! Here’s starting another edition, the BM#48th edition. I am starting with my favorite theme, the Kid’s Delight! As you all know, this event was started basically to help me get more ideas and new dishes to feed my kids. This theme […]

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Paneer Mushroom Curry

For the final day of BM#47, bookmarked theme, I have a recipe from my Mom’s dairy a recipe she saw in some TV Show. Paneer regularly features in our weekly menu. It is one ingredient that my kids love, so much so that they prefer this over any non veg dish as well. We made […]

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Alsande Tonak | Black Eyed Peas Goan Special Curry

For the second day of BM#47, under bookmarked recipes, I wanted to make the Goan Tondak, that I was drooling when Vaishali had made it for her Indian States. She had visited Archana and along with her cooked up a feast of the special Goan Tondak and Pav. Since I was cooking for a crowd […]

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