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’m not gonna lie, I’ve had this in place of a real meal :/ #dontjudgeme. I figure, this gives me my daily serving of greens and protein… so why not? 😉 This is a killer menu item for a party. And with football season around the corner this should be everyone’s go to. Trust me
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.
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
Avocado is a berry!! Yeah, really!! So if you are skeptical about a green smoothie, just embrace it like you would a berry smoothie. Just like everyone else, I too take part in the Avocado craze. I love avocado as breakfast (on toast), lunch (in my sandwich), dinner (in my salad), as well as a
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.
Time to take it easy on the stomach and “detox” after a whole weekend of ribs, steaks, burger and everything that comes with it :/ Memorial day weekend can be tough on the body. I spent the whole weekend hiking and kayaking with 3 boys, needless to say all they wanted to eat was burgers
Trust me… your summer party will stand out for all the right reasons. Don’t get me wrong, I love a classic all beef slider, but by the 4th bbq of the summer…. #IJustCan’t !! The tuna slider is such a great alternative to a regular beef slider. It’s healthier, lighter and is packed with a lot of flavors.