Matar Paneer – Mutter Paneer – Paneer and Peas in Smooth Gravy

Summer vacation has started and I am in a very relaxing mode. The boys do drive me crazy through the day, but I am sort of enjoying that (I did not say it out loud)! It is just my poor

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Karamani Subzi without Onion, Garlic and Tomatoes – Lobia Subzi – No Onion, No Garlic, No Tomatoes Recipe

‘Gravies without tomato’, how hard that can be, was my first reaction to the theme and I chose that right away. When sitting down to think of recipes, I could not come with any. I referred to cookbooks, my hand-written

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Methi Malai Mutter – Green Peas and Fenugreek leaves in Cream based Curry

I am always on lookout for some new subzi to make as we eat chapatti / roti for dinner often. Many times, it feels like I am repeating the same kind of subzi again and again even though they are

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Paneer Butter Masala – No Onion No Garlic Version

Festival times are fun and those are days I struggle the most as well planning the meals. Coming from a Traditional TamBrahm family, I was raised not eating onions or garlic during festival days and shraad days. It was mostly

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Nilgiris Kurma – Mixed Vegetable Kurma for Parotta

  I love to try out different side dishes for chapattis/parottas. And I highly favor the mixed vegetable kind because that way I could feed quite a bunch of vegetables to my kids that day. That is when, I came

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Aloo Baingan Subzi – A simple Weekend Brunch

Weekends are crazier than weekdays! With kids growing up, weekends seems to just come and go and before we know, it is time to get back to the week day routine. We plan few things to do as a family

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Bombay Chutney – Besan Chutney

Growing up I have always seen my paati (Grandmother) make this chutney for herself to eat with poori while we ate the side dish with masala. Paati used to make it without onions and I was never very fond of

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Gobhi Butter Masala – Cauliflowers in Creamy Gravy

We are in our last week of the month and the year. This year just flew by with lot of changes for me and my family. Hope the year ahead brings all of us peace and happiness in whatever we

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Navaratna Kaaju Kurma – Mother’s day special

12th May, 2014 We have been following a traditional in my family that we eat in the house on special occasions. We would eat out sometime that specific week for the special occasion and on the day of the occasion,

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