Tag: Indian

Indian Red Lentil Soup

Hearty, cozy, meatless. This Indian red lentil soup, also known as Bombay Dal Soup, is made with warming spices that are commonly found in Indian cooking for a perfect meal on a cold day.

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Spiced Beets with Big Flavor

The best way to prepare beets is to roast them. The earthy and sweet flavors come out, and you can dress them with additional herbs and spices for a tasty dish.

Red Curry Coconut Fried Rice

Coconut Red Curry Fried Rice is the easy weeknight dinner you need in your cooking repertoire! Just 7 convenient ingredients make up this filling, one-pan meal!

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Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad

Indian Style Radish and Peanut Salad is a great dish to serve as a salad or a side dish for any Indian meal. Crispy, spicy radishes and crunchy peanuts with the tangy warm lemon dressing – every ingredient works well with the other.

Gobi Pakora: Spiced and Battered Cauliflower Florets

How to prepare an easy pakora variety made using cauliflower / gobhi. Whenever winter season arrives and the vegetable market are stocked up with cauliflowers, the first thing to make is gobi pakora. Sprinkle with little chat masala and serve with tea or coffee.

How to Flavor with More Herbs and Spices, and Less Salt

Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.

Easy Dal Fry with Spiced Flatbread

There’s something incredibly comforting this time of year (or anytime for that matter) about a warming bowl of dal. The combination of herbs and spices (asafoetida, turmeric, chile powder, cumin seeds, garam masala, and curry leaves) along with fresh ingredients (onions, tomatoes, fresh ginger, and garlic) make this dish come alive.

Horchata with an Indian Twist

The refreshing drink of ground nuts and rice from the Spanish speaking world gets added flair. Indian spices are mixed in for a twist that works so well.

Beet Rasam with Lentils and Yogurt

Rasam is a South Indian soup that can be served many ways. This bright and flavorful rasam is made with bright, earthy beets, lentils, and yogurt. A dish served over brown rice makes it a great meal for Meatless Monday!

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Coconut Curry Lentil Dal

Sometimes the guessing game of making a dish can be fun. Without too many guidelines, improvisation and tweaking can create an entirely new dish made specially by you!

Fish Tikka Bites with Green Chutney

There’s still time to enjoy some delicious foods on the barbecue. So fire up your grill and get ready for lip-smacking Fish Tikka Bites served on Pita with some green chutney and treat your taste buds to a carnival of flavors.

Safed Aloo: Potatoes in White Sauce

India is a place of such diversity that the food and ingredients can change entirely within a few miles you travel. Within the same region, there are differences and even bigger differences when you step into another state. A whole new world, a whole new meal.

Corn and Lemon Rice

For this quick & simple dish has a few ingredients, but bursting flavours that need no accompaniments whatsoever. Of course, a little pickle on the side never hurts though!

Indian Rice Donuts with Fresh Coconut Chutney

These Indian rice doughnuts are very loosely based on a South Indian snack called Medhu Vada. Medhu Vada are made from black gram lentils (urad dal). Instead of using dal as the key ingredient of the Indian rice doughnuts I decided to mix things up a little and use basmati rice.

Puliyogare – Tamarind Rice

South Indian tamarind rice, or puliyogare, brings mouth-watering sweet, spicy, and tangy bites to a meal. It is perfect to be made ahead for a picnic and served with cool yogurt and a crispy cracker-like bread.

Masala Aloo Potatoes

A simple Indian potato dish, known as masala aloo, is a great recipe often served to celebrate Holi. It literally brings new life to the table with its bold spices.

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Easy Paneer Bhurji

A comforting dish, this easy paneer bhurji is a perfect vegetarian sandwich filling and delicious served with roti.

Pav: Indian Bread Rolls

A common street food, soft pav rolls are best when made fresh and served with bhaji, a beautiful blend of vegetables cooked with spices.

Eggplant and Potato Curry

A simple side often served with Indian flatbread, eggplant and potato curry is a flavorful dry curry-style dish also known as aloo baingan.

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Black Eyed Peas Curry

A vegetarian black eyed pea dish made with sorrel spinach is perfect as a flavorful side dish or served as a main meal with rice or roti.

Paratha: Spiced Meat-Filled Flatbreads

A common street food, Mughlai paratha is shallow fried with delicious, peppery fillings. Try the buttery flatbread with a simple potato curry or chutney.

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