Prerna Singh

Prerna is a food writer and photographer who contributes to sites like Menuism and WFAEeats (NPR Charlotte). With a goal of making Indian cuisine approachable, she created Indian Simmer, a blog nominated for 2011 Best Food Blogs by Saveur Magazine.

How to Make Za’atar

Za’atar is a combination of a handful of different spices that packs a punch of flavor. Simply grind and put into a sealed container and sprinkle on almost anything!


Creamy Mango Pudding

Creamy, vibrant mango pudding topped with berries or jam is a deliciously easy dessert to create with in only a few ingredients.

Avocado Mint Pesto

A simple pesto, loaded with robust flavors, earthy mint and pistachios, a zing of lemon, creamy avocados and parmesan. Perfect for weeknight dinners.


Iced Masala Chai

Enjoy a spicy chai beverage in the heat of summer over ice. Boil your favorite tea with the iconic spices and chill. Serve with mint and slices of lemon.

Bourbon Pecans Recipe

Bourbon Kissed Spicy Pecans

Toasted with a kick, these pecans have a bourbon punch from a single barrel Kentucky beauty and some cayenne to beautifully create a snack with smokiness.

Turkey Burger

Turkey Burger

This healthier take on an American favorite has a slight Indian flair with a coriander-spiced patty and thick yogurt sauce.

Kasta Kachori Recipe

Khasta Kachori Recipe

Khasta Kachori is everything Indian food is famous for, spicy, flaky, has a tang to it and is extremely addictive.

Delicious Apple Halva

Halva is a popular Indian sweet dish, very similar to a pudding made with either a type of flour, ground nut, vegetable or fruit as base.

Kadhi Pakora

Kadhi is a spiced soup that you make by thinning out yogurt with water and cooking it with chickpea flour.