Sweet Corn Spinach Curry? – Guest Post by Dimple of Shivaay Delights

Dimple of Shivaay Delights was one of my earliest “blogging friends”. Her comments are always so encouraging and Dimple as a person is always so full of Joie de Vivre and positive energy. This attitude is also reflected in her recipes which are colorful, simple, delicious and healthy. 🙂 I don’t know

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Raintha – Dates and Spinach Raita – A Kangra Valley Dham Recipe – Fiesta Friday #47

I have already talked about the Dham or the traditional village feast at a Kangra Valley Wedding in my post on Mandra (Chickpeas in Yogurt). While I loved the Mandra, the dish that made a lasting impact on me was the Raintha, a traditional raita made with Khajur, Palak, and Walnut Paste.

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Spicy, Nutty Palak Rotis or Parathas (Unleaved Spinach Bread)

I like experimenting with various ways to spice up rotis or parathas. While one way is to use innovative fillings, another way is to add ingredients to the dough to give the rotis or parathas a twist. This week, I tried Palak Parathas that were spiced up with some peanuts, sesame and assorted

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Dal Palak (Spinach with Pigeon Pea)

Mumbai mid-range restaurants tend to have an extensive menu. You could easily find 15 to 20 dishes under each category, and 8 to 10 categories of  food. If the restaurant serves multiple cuisines or both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food, then the list is even longer. When I am in mood for comfort food

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Spinach Soup or Palak Shorba

Winter is slowly creeping up on Mumbai. I have to say slowly creeping up because it is still very warm in the day, while there is a nip in the early morning air. In a couple of weeks, we will be yearning for food that is hot; soups and dals

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