Chutneywale Aloo | Baby Potatoes in Coriander Mint Gravy

Aloo Chutneywale | Baby Potatoes Cooked in Coriander Mint Chutney

When I was exploring the vegetarian options for Awadhi Cuisine, I came across a recipe for Aloo Chutneywale that I promptly bookmarked because I have some very lovely memories associated with this dish. Many year ago, when I was to buy my first home, my family used to go scouting for

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Vegetarian Galouti Kebab with Rajma and Soya served ona bed of lettuce and mint chutney on the side

Vegetarian Galouti Kebab with Soya and Rajma

Today, I am presenting the recipe for Vegetarian Galouti Kebab with Soya and Rajma, a recipe I have wanted to try for a very long time. This is a recipe from the famous Awadhi Cuisine from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh. This rich cuisine of the Nawabs has always fascinated me because I

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Chura Matar – A Recipe from Benaras

Happy New Year! One of my missions in 2016 is to eat healthier and the first step in this direction is to use fresh seasonal produce as much as possible. As I look around me, I see loads of winter vegetables and am eager to use many of them in the next

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Matar ka Nimona – North Indian Style Pea Soup

Winter means loads and loads of fresh Peas. I was planning to make Pea Soup when Matar Ka Nimona was suggested to me. I had eaten this wonderful soupy dish from Banaras (aka Varanasi or Kashi) many many years ago and had quite forgotten about it. So I jumped at the

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Kanda Koora (Yam Mash Curry or Senai Masiyal)

Kanda, as elephant yam is known in Andhra Pradesh,  is very popular in our home. We make it in a variety of ways; as yam fry or Kanda Vepudu, with mustard paste or Kanda Ava Pettina Koora, or then with Malabar spinach as Kanda Bachali Koora.  This version of kanda koora

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Alu Shimla Mirch ki Sabzi | Potato Capsicum Curry

Alu Shimla Mirch ki Sabzi is one of those comfort foods that can be found in many a North Indian home. It is a very simple to make and can elevate a simple roti to a new level. We also make a Besan Wali Shimla Mirch ki Sabzi at home. How

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