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
I have way too many people in my family who want that drumstick… me being one of them. Since our Thanksgiving dinner includes 22 people, 1 turkey is never enough for the dark meat lovers. So I always end up making a few chickens, this way there’s enough dark meat for everyone. Since I get a
I have made many variations of chicken salad, as chicken is like a blank canvas that picks up any flavor you add, but this is hands down my favorite recipe. This is a fool proof, no fail, crowd pleasing recipe that is can be served in many different ways. I’ve used this recipe to make sandwiches, as
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
This is a no fuss no muss recipe, perfect for that big Memorial day weekend party you’re about to host. 3 ingredients, no frying involved, it’s a no brainer!
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
I got this recipe from one of my favorite bloggers, Pinch of Yum and it changed my life.