Raj Thandhi

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I’m Taking Friday Back (Plus 9 Ideas for a Fun Night In)

Remember when we used to look forward to Friday night? Before all our days, evenings, and weekends started bleeding into each other, and every day felt like groundhog day. (If you haven’t noticed, I’m in a mood today). I’ve really…

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Coconut Korma Sauce (Just 3 Ingredients!)

Coconut korma sauce made with just three ingredients? Yup, this sauce is probably my best creation in a long time, and we can’t get enough of it! I’ve been making this almost weekly for the last 3 months, and I…

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Spaghetti with Garlic Oil and Chili Flakes (My Favourite Pantry Pasta)

Do you ever have one of those exhausting days where you don’t have an ounce of energy to cook, but you desperately want something comforting and delicious to devour? Those are the days when I usually turn to my favourite…

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Tadka Recipe (Tarka) – Base for any Dal/Lentils

Do you know what makes or breaks most classic Punjabi dishes? The tadka/tarka. Learning this simple tempering technique, will take your desi dishes from meh to ah-mazing. You can easily recreate restaurant style dal tadka, curry chicken, or even palak…

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9 Things You Should be Disinfecting Daily (or More)

The other day I was checking in with my friend Lisa (on the phone of course), and we started talking about how we are each approaching disinfecting and sanitizing our houses through this crisis. Lisa is a natural at keeping…

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Baked Tandoori Chicken (Boneless)

Baked tandoori chicken, the name of the recipe really does speak for itself! A traditional tandoori chicken is usually bone-in and made in a tandoor, my version uses boneless chicken breast and the broil setting on the oven for a…

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Makhani Mac and Cheese Recipe

Some of my favourite dishes are happy accidents, like this makhani mac and cheese. The result of a few leftovers found straggling in the back of the fridge on busy weeknight and reinvented into something new. It always makes me…

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What to Read: Social Distancing Edition

Real talk, we are living in some very confusing times right now. There is so much uncertainty in the world right, but one thing that we know for sure; we’ll be spending a lot of time in our own company…

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Makhani Sauce (aka: Butter Chicken Sauce) Recipe

Did you know that butter chicken is the most searched Indian recipe on the internet? (To be fair, butter chicken and biryani are always in a neck to neck race for the top search spot). It’s hard to believe that…

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Chicken Patiala Recipe

For the last few years, a lot of my food posts have been around preserving Punjabi recipes, and recording the recipes that my mom & grandmother used to make when I was a kid. This Chicken Patiala recipe is neither a…

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Is There a Right Time to Have a Baby?

Is it ever really the ‘right time’ to have a child? What would the circumstances have to be like for someone to feel it’s the right time to carry a human being around in your womb for 9 months, push…

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