Okra, also known as lady fingers, is one of my favorite vegetables to serve an aspiring foodie. I love to challenge them, if you can’t handle okra you can’t be a foodie… is that mean? People can be skeptical about this beautiful pod thinking it’ll be slimy and gross. Not true! If cooked the right
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.
The perfect Basmati Rice…. now that could be a little “tricky”. The difference between “okay” and “perfection” is that perfectly cooked Basmati Rice must be FLUFFY. It should also be fragrant, a little sweet, with a ton of flavors.
Anyone that knows Indian food, knows about Mango Lassi. This yogurt based drink/smoothie is one of the most popular menu items in the West. But little does anyone know that it’s one of the easiest thing to make. I love this for breakfast or a afternoon treat on a hot summer day. It’s healthy and
I love this dish. Takes about 5-7 minutes to make and is perfect for work-lunch (yep, I’m eating this at my desk as I type this post) or a light dinner. Since it doesn’t require a lot of oil, eggs or various sauces like your usual fried rice, it’s pretty healthy. It’s super light and
Yes, yes I know… tandoori chicken is supposed to be cooked in a Tandoori oven (clay oven). But let’s get real here… I live in an apartment in NY, sooooo… that’s not happening. Also, I do not want to stand over a hot grill and flip chicken while hosting a dinner. My mom taught me this recipe
This is one my favorite ways to cook daal, lentil. It requires very little prep work and can be made in big batches. I love serving this as a side or a main dish. I also love taking this to work for lunch, it heats up beautifully. With the spinach and turmeric, it’s super healthy
There’s biryani and then there’s Dum Biryani! Biryani is essentially a special dish of rice cooked with spicy, marinated meat. Your usual biryani is rice and meat cooked separately and then mixed together. Dum Biryani is cooked in a special way where the raw meat and rice is cooked together. Sounds intimidating… but trust me,