Paneer and Mixed Herb Macaroni

The first time I made this paneer and mixed herb macaroni, it was a total accident. (This is the theme with most of my original recipes.) We were having a some guests over for a holiday lunch, and I planned…

Punjabi Maah Choliyan di Dal Recipe (Langar Wali Dal)

Maah choliyan di dal is pretty much every Punjabi’s favourite dal. When we were kids we used to call it kali (black) dal. A simple mix of maah (whole urad) and chole (split Bengal gram), this dal is my ultimate…

Cilantro Rice Recipe|Coriander Rice

Two things you will always find hiding in my fridge are – a little bit of leftover cooked rice, and fresh dhaniya (aka cilantro). So this quick cilantro rice is usually on frequent rotation at my house for lunches. Cilantro…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Chole Patty Burgers {Chickpea Burgers}

So you might be wondering where this chole patty burger recipe came from? Most of the recipes in the archives are meat based, but you might be surprised to know, I grew up in a mostly vegetarian home. My mom…

Nimbu Turkey | Lemon Turkey Curry

It’s the season for holiday get-togethers, and for me that means it’s also the season of obsessively over thinking dinner menus. I generally host at least a few holiday gatherings with both friends and family, and am always looking for…

Chocolate Dipped Fortune Cookies

Chocolate covered fortune cookies are such a simple and fun treat for Diwali! I wanted to include them in our Diwali Cookie Box because they are interactive. My favourite part of dinner at our local Indo-Chinese place is always when…


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