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Savory Chickpea Flour Pancakes Recipe / Besan jo Chillo Recipe

Hi folks! It’s time for a nice breakfast recipe! Today is pancake day! Sweet pancakes are too mainstream. So I thought, why not share the recipe of a savory pancake? The recipe I am sharing today is of the savory chickpea flour pancake, which as the name suggests are made from chickpea flour or besan. This is yet another Sindhi specialty. We call it ‘Besan jo chillo’. Chillo translates to

Jeera Aloo Recipe

  Hi there. If you are wondering what to cook as a side-dish for daal and rice that is tasty, easy and gets ready within minutes , you have come to a right place. Today it’s the Jeera Aloo recipe. If you have been following my recipes here, you already know that I am such a huge fan of potatoes. This Jeera Aloo recipe is my attempt to replicate the one I

Tangy Tawa Paneer Recipe

After 3 delightful paneer recipes, I present to you Tawa Paneer Recipe! Tawa Paneer is a spicy and tangy paneer delicacy that is sure to tickle your taste-buds. It is a feisty-looking tangy gravy that is way different from its rich and creamy cousins that Paneer Butter Masala and Paneer Tikka Masala are. Not to mention how wonderful the tawa gravy smells. This dish is prepared on a tawa or

How To Make Aloo Matar

Restaurant Style Aloo Matar Recipe Aloo Matar is the timeless classic of India’s culinary world. It is a delicious curry consisting of green peas and potatoes. This is one of the most loved Indian recipes. The vegetarian lot out there can swear by this delicacy. I made this curry restaurant style. Home-style curries were beginning to irk me! The different flavors amiably mingle with each other. The gravy is rich

Sindhi-Style Potato-Capsicum Fry Recipe

Have you ever tried cooking lunch while listening to your favorite music? It has such a restorative effect on the nerves! So, if you haven’t ever let your hair down while stirring the soup or tossing the noodles, do give it a try. Today’s recipe is of Potato-Capsicum Fry or Aloo-Shimla Mirch Ki Sabzi. This side-dish is a Sindhi-specialty, made in every Sindhi home. You know what my Mom says?

Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe (No Oven Required)

Hi there. Here I am again with a delicious surprise for all the vegetarians out there. Paneer or Indian cottage cheese is something that vegetarians think is magic. Paneer is the great source of protein for those who follow a strict vegetarian diet. But vegetarian does not have to mean boring. Like basmati rice, paneer is one ingredient that is meant for absorbing flavors from the spices that are added to it. The flavours team

Caramelized Onion Pilaf Recipe / Sindhi Pilao Recipe

Hello there again! Looking for a good rice recipe for lunch, are we? Great! Because today’s recipe is a pilaf recipe coming straight from the kitchen of a Sindhi household. Sindhi pulao is a rice preparation consisting of rice combined with fragrant caramelized onions and earthy spices. It requires just the basic ingredients in your kitchen. The technique of cooking is what makes this rice recipe so special. We often

Besan Ladoo Recipe / Besan Laddu Recipe

Hello buddies. Today I am sharing besan ladoo recipe. Who doesn’t love Indian desserts? Besan ladoo or besan laddu is a decadent sweet laced with mesmerizing aroma of fresh ghee or the clarified butter. It is a popular sweet prepared on festive occasions. Nevertheless, you don’t need to wait for the occasion to make these ladoos! Make it any day you want and pop a one or two of these

Badami Aloo Recipe / Potatoes in Almond Sauce Recipe

Are you bored of cooking cashew nut-based gravies? So, here is a recipe that calls for almonds instead. Almonds, like cashews are an excellent base for gravy. They have a distinct essence that imparts richness to the dish. You can make a good chicken curry using almonds. However, today we are in for a vegetarian treat. It is a dish consisting of roasted potatoes in almond sauce. If you are

Paneer Butter Masala Recipe / Paneer Makhani Recipe

If you have been looking for dinner party recipes, Paneer Butter Masala is the ultimate dish for the vegetarians! Paneer Butter Masala or Paneer Makhani is a popular Punjabi dish consisting of soft chunks of Indian cottage cheese or paneer prepared in rich, smooth gravy laced with lots of butter. The paste of boiled onions and freshly prepared puree from ripe tomatoes are the best base for preparing the gravy.

Spicy Cilantro Chicken Curry Recipe

Hello readers. I think I have posted a chain of vegetarian recipes so far. So, I thought why not post a chicken recipe for a change. It has been resting in the drafts since a long time, so I thought to share it today. Procrastination always gets the better of me. Better late than never. This recipe is called ‘Spicy Cilantro Chicken Curry’, because it’s hot and the gravy is

Bhatura Recipe

  Hello dear readers. Earlier I shared chhole masala recipe, which I had served with bhaturas. You can find the chhole masala recipe here – How to Make Chhole Masala. Today I am sharing bhatura recipe. Bhatura is a type of flatbread that is traditionally served with chhole, i.e., the chickpea. It is made from refined flour or maida and deep-fried. A good bhatura is the one that melts in

Makke Ki Roti Recipe / Cornmeal Flat-Bread Recipe

Today’s post features a flat-bread recipe. It is made from cornmeal and is popularly known as makke ki roti in Hindi. Makke ki roti goes really well with leafy vegetables, such a palak paneer or sarson ka sag. You can find the palak paneer recipe here -> How to make palak paneer? Cornmeal is gluten-free and wholesome, which makes this flatbread such a healthy recipe. You can find it at

Paneer Bhurji Recipe

Paneer bhurji is basically a delicious side-dish. Paneer is the cottage cheese or farmer’s cheese. Bhurji means scramble. Hence, paneer bhurgi is made from scrambled cottage cheese. Paneer is a delightful option for vegetarians. Not to mention its high nutrient content. This is one of my favorite cottage cheese recipes and it is absolutely lip-smacking. The soft and spicy crumbs of paneer will melt in your mouth, leaving a rich

Poori Recipe

In the previous post we saw how to make Maharastrian style potato curry that pairs up beautifully with Poori Recipe. A poori or puri is an Indian flatbread. It is made from unleavened whole wheat flour and deep fried. Pooris taste best when served hot. After they cool down, they tend to become very soggy. Making Poori Recipe is a cakewalk. It is way simpler than making other Indian flatbreads

Poori-Bhaji Recipe

Who doesn’t like to have steaming-hot Poori Bhaji Recipe with potato curry on a rainy afternoon? The mere thought of this scrumptious Maharashtrian delicacy can make anyone hungry. Poori-Bhaji (or puri bhaji) is a popular dish in Maharashtra. If you have been looking for easy dinner ideas, then this is it! The Poori Bhaji Recipe is a type of Indian bread, made from whole wheat flour and deep fried till

How To Make Malabar Chicken Biryani In Pressure Cooker

Hello there dear readers. Today we are going to see how to make Malabar Chicken Biryani. If you ask me to define ‘bliss’ in terms of a single food item, I would definitely say ‘Biryani’. I am in love with the very sound of this dish. Biryanis bring back to mind all the happy memories of celebrations and frolic. Given the onset of monsoon, what’s the better way to enjoy misty afternoons

Sambar Recipe - Yummy Recipe

Hi there buddies! Hope you are hungry! Because, today I am sharing the sambar recipe as I had promised in the previous post. Sambar is a type of stew that is usually made with toor daal (pigeon pea) or yellow moong daal. It is a perfect accompaniment for idli, dosa, venpongal and appams. It is spicy and sour with a hint of sweetness. People in South India prepare a variety of different sambars, such

Rawa Idli Recipe

Rawa Idli Recipe – South Indian delicacies such as dosa, uttapam and idli are served at majority of restaurants throughout India. These dishes are easy on the tummy, filling and nutritious. South Indian cuisine brims with simplicity and clean flavors. The dishes have the correct balance of spicy, sour and sweet, making South Indian cuisine one of my personal favorites. Today we are sharing the recipe of idli, which can be made at

Chana / Chhole Masala Recipe

Chana Masala Recipe – Hello again dear readers. Have you noticed how stunning the weather has been these days? The summer has been making way for monsoon. The sky’s been hazy and winds cooler. The occasional thunder and light showers make it a perfect day to relish spicy and delicious food. I really do not understand the correlation between misty weather and the cravings for great food, especially something that