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Indo-Chinese style Stir-Fried Veggies in Orange Juice Recipe

Hi there dear foodies! Looking for a nice Chinese recipe today? Well lucky day! Today, it’s the recipe of stir-fried veggies cooked with orange juice. It is bursting with oriental flavors of ginger-garlic, soy sauce and chilies. As it has so many fresh vegetables and it teams up perfectly with brown rice and noodles alike. I like having it with egg fried rice. I added the vegetables I had at

Sabudana Vada Recipe / Sago Fritters Recipe

Monsoons are often about coming home drenched in rain and praying to God not to make you sick! Once you are settled, all you crave is a nice and hot cup of tea with something on the side. You cannot just eat cookies and cakes all the time. The cold in the air makes you crave for something spice and hot to go with that tea. If you come to

How To Make Dal Fry

After a week of cooking fancy dishes, today I decided to settle for something simple for lunch. What could be better than dal and rice? I made dal fry with yellow moong dal. It may seem like run of the mill, but it tastes gorgeous! Dal fry and jeera rice is my ultimate way to gastronomic nirvana! You need just the basic ingredients in your kitchen and you can prepare

Lachha Paratha Recipe with Step-by-Step Pictures

Previously I had shared the recipe of Chana Masala, which I served with lachha paratha. As I had promised, I’m sharing this recipe of lachha paratha today. ‘Lachha’ means layers in Hindi. Lachha paratha is a multi-layered flatbread. It is usually made from refined flour. You can use whole wheat flour, like I did. This paratha can be had for breakfast with curd, or at lunch / dinner with a

Chana Masala Recipe, with Black Chickpeas

Hello buddies. Today I am sharing the recipe of chana masala which is made using kala chana. Previously I had shared the recipe of Chana Masala using kabuli chana or chole. I got this kala chana recipe from one of the old magazines of my Mom’s collection. I altered the original recipe a bit and this magically yummy dish was ready in no time! Having chana masala with hot lachchha

Banana-Almond Smoothie Recipe

Not a single summer-day goes by without a Smoothie or Iced-tea. But why wait for summers to slurp on these amazing coolers? I often make smoothies, milkshakes and iced- teas throughout the year. Today is about banana smoothie recipe, which is incredibly quick and simple. I added some almonds to make it healthier and tastier. Coarsely ground almonds also render a great texture to the smoothie. Full-cream milk is better

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

Paneer Paratha Recipe

Hi there! What a great week it has been so far! It’s been all about rainy, hazy days, family time and good food. Today I am sharing a paratha recipe, which would be the 5th addition to my list of paneer recipes. Paratha is an Indian flatbread which is usually stuffed with veggies or minced meat. I made this quick recipe for lunch today and served it with daal-fry. You can serve

Moong Masala Recipe - A Healthy Breakfast Idea

Moong Masala is one of the well-known Sindhi specialties. This dish is subtly spicy and tangy. If you are looking for healthy dinner ideas, do give this recipe a try. Moong Masala is usually served with pakwan, which is a type of crispy, deep-fried flatbread. This time I paired it up with rotis. We also make tamarind chutney because Moong Masala and Pakwan are just so incomplete without tamarind chutney

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

Sindhi-Style Potato Fries Recipe

There are several reasons why I am mad over potatoes. One of them is, potatoes are the most versatile and easiest to cook vegetable. A humble potato can be transformed into delicious patties, potato salad, stews, curries and fries within minutes! Today’s recipe is very simple. – Sindhi-Style Potato Fries. It is fried crispy potatoes seasoned with spices. Potatoes are cooked this way in every Sindhi household. It can be teamed up

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

Hot and Sweet Fries Recipe

Are you a French-fries fanatic like I am? Does a serving of freshly made hot fries make you drive to McDonald’s every other day? Well then, it’s time that you tried something more than plain salted fries. Today’s recipe is about fries cooked with hot and sweet sauce. Preparing for exams is such a nerve-racking thing when you have to leaf through a pile of chubby reference books in a

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.