Piyaju, Red Lentil fritters have a special spot in my heart. I grew up eating these in my country Bangladesh, but it only came during a special time. Not sure where this originated from, but Piyaju is a special treat made during Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. I remember walking through the busy city streets of
Kopi Bhaaji, commonly known as Aloo Gobi which is just the Indian translation, is a spicy cauliflower and potato stir fry. I grew up with this as a side dish or a breakfast dish, now as a grown up with time constraints, this has become a very common dinner item for me. It’s super simple and
Daal is like my “chicken noodle soup”. It is my go to comfort food for when I need some TLC 🙂 I have it when I’m sick, when I’m sad or just pissed off at the world … hehe. Daal is a must have on any Bengali dinner table, so it’s also got a nostalgic
You all know how I’m not into cold food… cold salad, cold noodles, cold cuts, yep I dislike them all. BUT PROSCIUTTO, now that’s a whole different story. Now I can enjoy prosciutto straight outta the packet or in any which way served. However, paired with something sweet and mild cheese, it’s just amazing. This sandwich
This has become my go to side-dish lately. I’m obsessed with it. To make it easier, I use frozen cauliflower, but you can definitely make it with fresh cauliflower. This pair really well with anything from seafood to steak. I top it off with the caramelized onion for some extra flavors, but it’s just as
Have this for dinner tonight… I’m serious! This meal is like bringing the Mediterranean and Indian culture together. A “unique” combo, I know, but trust me it works beautifully.
Doesn’t corn just scream summer to you?… it does for me. Can’t have a summer party without some corn. While I love just plain ‘ol corn on the cob with some butter, this just is such a crowd pleaser. A bit spicy, a bit salty, a bit creamy… I can eat bowls of this.
This grilled chicken recipe is included in my meal plan pretty much every week. I marinate the chicken on Sunday and keep it in the fridge for whenever I’m in need of a quick, healthy meal. It’s a very simple recipe so you can pair it with just about anything from a simple salad, rice or
Very possibly my favorite curry to make. This recipe has so many selling points… Super easy, 3 step (I count it as 2.5 steps) recipe. Stores really well. It actually gets better over the days if you re-heat in the pan. EVERYONE loves it.
Ever plan for a dinner where you are so focused on the main dish that you forget all about the side dish? Happens to me ALL THE TIME. And every time that happens I turn to my trusty roasted potatoes recipe. Actually, to tell you the truth there is no specific recipe for roasted potatoes.