Palak Raita | Spinach Raita

Spinach Raita is a refreshing and cooling Yogurt dip that is a must when serving with spicy Biriyani or Side dish.  Raita or Pachadi (as we call it in Tamil) is a cooling and refreshing yogurt based side dish /

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Cucumber Peanut Raita

A chilling and refreshing raita / Yogurt dip made with cucumber with a little bit of peanut to give it a texture. Raita is a very common recipe that I make often at home and cucumber raita is the most

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Aloo Kasuri Methi | Potatoes with Dried Fenugreek Leaves

 Aloo Kasuri Methi | Potatoes with Dried Fenugreek Leaves is the perfect curry / side dish for a quick weeknight dinner or as a part of the elaborate weekend meal.    It is the last week of the year and

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Simple Vegetable Biriyani

Simple Vegetable Biriyani, is a quick one pot recipe that can be eaten as is as a meal or as a part of the lunch menu. This is Vegan recipe that is great for lunch boxes.  Simple Vegetable Biriyani, like

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Palak Puri | Spinach Poori | Deep Fried Spinach Flatbread

Palak Puri | Spinach Poori | Deep Fried Spinach Flatbread, is a delicious Indian flatbread that is perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner.  Palak Puri | Spinach Poori | Deep Fried Spinach Flatbread, is something that I have wanted to

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Beetroot Poriyal with Onion | Beetroot Stir Fry

The bright and vibrant Beetroot Poriyal with Onion | Beetroot Stir Fry is a perfect side dish with any meal. Perfect for the Fall weather.  Fall reminds all of us right away of Apples and Pumpkins. I am a big apple

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Simple Cabbage Biriyani | Spiced Cabbage Rice

Biriyani is one of the most daunting recipes for me to cook. I always make the biriyani as a weekend lunch when I have more time to make it. I have always used fresh spices in the past and never

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Restaurant Style Paneer Butter Masala

Back in my school and college days, whenever we go to eat out my choice of side dish to order would be Restaurant Style Paneer Butter Masala . There is just something in that dish that is captivating to many

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