Indian Food Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Malai Prawns (Creamy Prawn Curry) Recipe
This creamy prawn curry is a north Indian delicacy. Eat it with Jeera Rice.

5 Popular Bengali Sweets and Desserts
If the popularity of Rasgulla, Sandesh and Mishti Doi is anything to go by, the Bengalis from Eastern India sure know a great deal about sweet making. Here are some of their favorites that are also among India's best loved desserts.

Basic Indian Gravy with Turmeric and Cumin Recipe
Most gravied Indian dishes have certain ingredients in common, so preparing and storing one when you have some spare time is a great idea. Here's the recipe...

Sookha Aaloo-Simla Mirch (Potatoes and Bell Pepper) Recipe
Baby potatoes and crunchy bell peppers make this dish subtle yet tasty. Serve it with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or plain boiled rice and Kaali Daal (black lentil curry).

Mughlai Stuffed Parathas - Recipe
Make a meal of this wholesome and tasty Mughlai-style stuffed bread. Serve it with your favorite chutney.

Steamed Caramel Custard Pudding Recipe
This easy-to-make pudding is popular all over India but made especially well by the Parsis, Mangaloreans (both from Western India) and the Anglo-Indians. Get the recipe here.

Kati Kabab Roll - Spicy Chicken Rolls
This delicious dish is easily put together and really tasty. It originated in Kolkatta/ Calcutta and is often called the Calcutta Kati Roll. Juicy morsels of spicy chicken are wrapped in Paratha that has been coated with egg!

Badam Almond Halwa Indian Dessert Recipe
Badam Halwa is a regal dessert fit for Kings! Treat your family and friends to it and they will love you for making the effort...

Bharvaan Baingan (Stuffed Baby Eggplant) Recipe
Baby eggplants stuffed with a delicious, tangy spice mix! Serve this really easy-to-cook dish with plain white rice and Lehsuni Daal (garlic-flavored yellow lentils).

Palak Paneer - Spinach and Cottage Cheese)
Another hot favorite North Indian dish! This mildly flavored dish is super healthy too. If Paneer is not on hand or you want a dairy-free option you can also use tofu or veggies like cauliflower or potato.

Mishti Doi - Bengali Sweet Yogurt Dessert
Mishti Doi is synonymous with Bengal in East India. The Bengalis are famous for their sweet preparations and Mishti Doi is among their most well known desserts. Mishti Doi tastes great but is amazingly simple to make!

Tandoori Masala Recipe
Make this popular masala ahead of time and store in an air-tight container. Creating a tasty meal will then be a simple matter of marinate and grill!

Classic East Indian Rasgulla Recipe
There aren't too many Indians who haven't eaten a Rasgulla and remembered it fondly! That's just the kind of magical dessert it is! Try it...

Methi Paratha (Fenugreek Paratha) Recipe
Healthy and yummy all in one neat little package! What more can you ask for? Serve Methi Parathas with chilled yogurt and a pickle of your choice.

Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha) Bread Recipe
This delicious and nutritious Indian bread tastes great with yogurt and Aam Ka Achaar (mango pickle) or Andhra Tomato Pickle.

Navratan Korma (Nine-gem Curry) Recipe
This delicious Mughlai dish gets its name Navratan (meaning nine gems) from the nine different veggies, fruit and nuts used in it! Serve it with hot Naans and you're sure to impress!

Kerala Beef Fry Recipe
This delicious dish is a favorite in the South-Indian state of Kerala. It is served not just as a snack when friends visit, but also as a main course dish with Dosas, Idlis or Appams.

Rogani Kumbh (Mushrooms in Onion Tomato Gravy) Recipe
This delicious North Indian dish gets its name Rogan (meaning red) from the redness of its gravy. Don't let the color scare you though, because this is not a particularly hot dish. The red color comes from the tomatoes in the gravy!

Tuna Cutlets Recipe (Canned or Fresh Tuna)
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...

Daal Gosht Lamb With Lentils Recipe
This wholesome dish makes a great one-pot meal. Add a green salad and you're in business!

Sambar (Indian Vegetable Stew) Recipe
Serve Sambar piping hot with Idlis, Vadas or just plain and simple boiled rice.

Toasted Paneer Cottage Cheese Sandwich Recipe
A yummy and nutritious snack, this sandwich can be made up in minutes. It is great for breakfast, brunch and even school lunchboxes.

Moong Daal Ka Cheela - Indian Bean Pancakes Recipe
This is a great breakfast food or even perfect as an accompaniment to any gravy-based dish. Writing this recipe brings back happy memories of my Grandfather (who was a great cook and one of my best friends) making Cheela for me! Happy days!

Achaari Murg - Pickle-style Chicken
Made with all the same spices that go into a pickle, this delicious dish goes well with chapatis (Indian flatbread), parathas (fried Indian flatbread) or naans (flatbread made in a tandoor or oven).

Gajar Ka Achaar (Pickled Carrots) Recipe
Pickled crunchy carrots make a terrific accompaniment for just about any meal. I love to eat this Achaar (pickle) with plain rice and yogurt!

Nimbu Ka Achaar (Lime Pickle) Recipe
This is probably one of the two most popular of Indian pickles - mango and lime. It is surprisingly easy to make but takes patience and time!

Turai Ki Sabzi - Torai Sabji - Stir Fry Chinese Okra
Nobody makes Turai Ki Sabzi like my Mom! This is her recipe...

Khatta Meetha Karela - Sweet and Sour Bitter Gourd
Though Karela/ Bitter Gourd is not one of my favorite veggies, even I have to admit this dish is pretty tasty! Serve Khata Mettha Karela with hot Chapatis!

Indian Cuisine - Introductory Tastes and Dishes
Diverse, delicious and not as difficult to cook as you might think, here's a look at Indian cuisine.

Methi Na Thepla - Fenugreek Flatbread from Gujarat
This simple yet delicious bread from Gujarat is a terrific way to get your kids to eat their greens. If you can't get hold of fresh fenugreek leaves where you live, the recipe can still be done with other grated vegetables like zucchini, milk gourd (lauki/ doodhi), carrot and even garlic.

Indian Fast Food - Quick and Easy Recipes
I call these tasty foods fast food, not only because they can be prepared quickly but also because they are in fact, the Indian equivalent of Western fast food. Here are the recipes...

Dry Beef Beef Sukka Recipe
This dish from coastal, western India combines elements and ingredients of both the Malabari and Goan styles of cooking.

Favorite Indian Breakfast Upma Recipe
No matter where you go in India, Upma is a hot favorite breakfast food! Originally from South India, this tasty dish can be eaten for breakfast, brunch or as a snack and is so wholesome you can even make a meal of it!

Lamb or Mutton Korma Recipe With Tomatoes
Kormas are typically made by marinating the main ingredient in yogurt and spices like ginger and garlic. It is then cooked in its own juices and a gravy made of onions, lots of tomatoes, green chillies and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, cumin, etc. Kormas can range from mild to medium hot and taste nice with breads like Chapatis (flatbread), Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) or Naans (leavened flatbread made baked in a tandoor or oven).

Indian Chip and Dip and Appetizer Ideas
At your next party or get together or even on an evening in front of the TV, do chip and dip Indian-style. Make plenty, because everyone's sure to love it!

The Cuisine of North India, An Introduction
A look at the food from the region of India that includes Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab,etc., with such popular dishes as Biryani.

Red Meat Curry (Laal Maas) Recipe
This traditional Rajasthani dish can be made as hot as you like. Serve it with Bajra Ki Roti.

South Indian Gunpowder Chutney - Molaha Podi
Serve South Indian Gunpowder Chutney with Idlis (steamed South Indian rice cakes) or Dosas (crispy savory South Indian rice pancakes) and Sambar or simply sprinkle it on plain boiled rice and tuck in!

Lehsuni Daal - Garlic flavored Lentils
Made with masoor daal (orange lentils) this dish is simple and very tasty. It is in fact almost a staple in most homes. It makes a great accompaniment for plain boiled rice and a vegetable or meat dish. The recipe makes enough for 2-3 servings.

Easy to Cook Indian Recipes for Beginners
Recipes of easy-to-cook foods for those just getting started with Indian cooking.

Indian-Style Burger/ Indi-Burger Recipe
What with the huge amounts of western influence, burgers are popular food in India. Want to give your burgers an Indian flavor? Try this recipe...

Rogan Josh - Indian Lamb Dish Recipe
The lovely color of Rogan Josh comes from the Kashmiri dry red chillies used to prepare it. When you read the recipe, it may seem like you will end up with a fiery dish but do not fear, these chillies have 'more bark than bite'!There are versions and versions of Rogan Josh and this one is mine, tried and tested several times to great success. Enjoy!

Malpua Pancakes in Syrup Recipe - Indian Food
Pancakes Indian style! Malpuas are far too special to confine them to breakfast but after you've tried them you'll probably want them at every meal!

Sandesh Mishti
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this recipe for Sandesh, one of West Bengal's most popular desserts

Recipe for Masala Daal - Indian Food
This tasty dish goes just as well with hot Chapatis as it does with plain boiled rice. Throw in a salad or a veggie dish and you've got the perfect vegetarian meal!

Dahi Gosht (Lamb in Yoghurt Sauce) Recipe
A thick, creamy North-Indian curry best eaten with your choice of rice and a green salad.

Chunda Hot Sour Sweet Mango Pickle Recipe
This delicious pickle takes time and effort to make but the results are well worth it! Traditionally, the pickle is kept out in the sun for 20-30 days to 'cook'. Each day it is given a good stir, covered and placed in a sunny spot, then brought indoors at dusk. The sun makes the sugar in it melt to a syrupy consistency! Since most of us don't have the time and sometimes the sun (!) required to do this, here is a quick and less time consuming version of the recipe.

Burmese Khow Suey Recipe
Originally Burmese as its name suggests, this dish came to Eastern India with the many Indians who fled Burma during World War II. It is a delicious concoction of noodles, spicy chicken cooked in coconut milk and numerous toppings. The final touch is a squeeze of lemon which adds the signature tanginess. Burmese Khow Suey - Indian Style is a great dish to make for when you're having friends over.

Indian Chicken Dopiaza Recipe
The name Dopiaza literally means onions twice! This recipe calls for onions, to be used in large quantities and in two batches. It is really easy to cook but tastes like you spent hours, lovingly preparing it! What more can you ask for? Serve Chicken Dopiaza with hot Chapatis and a green salad.

Palak Ki Daal - Lentils with Spinach
I love this Daal for two reasons - it's tasty and filled with good stuff!

Indian Raita (Yogurt-Based Side Dish) Recipes
Raita is the most commonly used Indian word for savory yogurt-based side dishes. Raitas are made by combining yogurt all kinds of grated, pureed and chopped vegetables. Ingredients other than vegetables - like Boondi (made from gram flour) or chutneys - can also be used to make Raita. Raita is the perfect accompaniment for all kinds of dishes, especially spicy or hot ones as the yogurt it is made from, cuts the heat! Here is a collection of Raita recipes...

Indian Papdi Chaat Recipe
Crunchy, tangy, hot and sweet flavors combine to make Papdi Chaat delicious to eat as a snack or a great alternative to a meal.

Cham-Cham
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Shahi Murgh - Mild and Creamy Chicken Curry
This mild curry is surefire hit! While it's name sounds regal, it is so easy to make, you'll be laughing all the way to the dinner table!

Maharashtrian Chicken Curry - Recipe
I recently ate this curry for the first time and loved it! It is made with the trademark coconut milk used in lots of Maharashtrian cooking. Serve it with rice and a green salad or a simple vegetarian side dish.

20 Minute Brussel Sprouts Ki Sabji Recipe
Brussel sprouts are not a vegetable seen in Indian markets or at Indian tables. Don't let this intimidate you from trying to cook them Indian style though. Here's my recipe...

Popular Indian Snack Recipes
Feeling nibbly? Feed that urge with some of India's most famous snacks.

Tandoori Recipes - Authentic Indian Food
Tandoori Chicken is probably among India's most famous foods! It is what has brought the Tandoor (clay oven) and foods cooked in it to prominence. There is nothing to beat the lovely smokey flavor cooking in a Tandoor creates in foods. From breads to Kababs and curries, there's a lot you can cook Tandoori style. However, since most people don't have a Tandoor in their backyard, all my recipes have been written with instructions for cooking in an oven or on the grill or barbecue. Here they are...

Recipe for Stuffed Bitter Melon (Bharvaan Karela)
Karela (bitter gourd/ melon) stuffed with a tangy filling! The best part? The bitterness of the karela is more or less removed with a 'special treatment'!

Crab Curry Indian Sea Food - Recipe
I love Crab Curry! Here is a a simple easy to follow recipe that makes a delicious curry....

Gosht Dopiaza - Indian Recipe With Meat and Onions
The name Dopiaza literally means onions twice! This recipe calls for onions, to be used in large quantities and in two batches. It is really easy to cook but tastes like you spent hours, lovingly preparing it! What more can you ask for?

Mutter Mushroom Ki Subzi (Peas and Mushrooms) Recipe
Want a tasty, wholesome meal you can cook in minutes? Try Mutter Mushroom Ki Subzi!

Poori - Puri - Fried Indian Flatbread
Serve this crispy, golden bread with any dish - vegetarian or otherwise - and your favorite pickle.

Bisi Bele Bhaath - South Indian Rice with Lentils
This wholesome rice dish from South India can be eaten all by itself. Add a tangy pickle for extra flavour.

Steamed Momos Recipe (Sikkimese Wontons)
This Sikkimese appetizer is delicious and easy on the conscience too! You can fill it with any minced meat of your choice. Momos are usually served with a fiery Sikkimese tomato chutney and a clear soup called Thukpa.

Spicy Peanut Chutney
This fiery chutney is great with Idlis (steamed South Indian rice cakes) and Dosas (crispy savory South Indian rice pancakes). You can have it dry or add some tamarind juice to make a delicious tangy-hot dip too!

Baingan or Brinjal (Eggplant) Recipes
This is my absolute favorite vegetable! I cook it by itself and add it to other dishes to enhance their flavor and nutritional value. Eggplant is made in numerous different ways in India. Here are just a few of them...

A Beginner's Guide to Indian Cooking
A beginner's guide to cooking Indian food.

Mustard Seeds - Rai - Sarson - Raai
All about mustard seeds and how they are used in Indian cooking.

Kid-Friendly Indian Recipes Collection
Cooking for kids is tricky at best! They reject foods for all sorts of reasons: spice, texture, ingredients.... Here is a list of foods I have found my kids, just like a lot of others I have come across, love. Some are favorites because they are mild or neutral tasting, others for their well-loved flavors and still others because they are just too tasty to resist.

Kid-Friendly Indian Recipes Collection
Cooking for kids is tricky at best! They reject foods for all sorts of reasons: spice, texture, ingredients.... Here is a list of foods I have found my kids, just like a lot of others I have come across, love. Some are favorites because they are mild or neutral tasting, others for their well-loved flavors and still others because they are just too tasty to resist.

Milk-based Indian Sweets and Desserts
Most Indians will confess to having a sweet-tooth. Can you blame them? The delicious variety available is too much to resist! Indian desserts are made with ingredients ranging from fruits and vegetables to grains and legumes! Here are some made predominantly with milk and milk products.

Milk-based Indian Sweets and Desserts
Most Indians will confess to having a sweet-tooth. Can you blame them? The delicious variety available is too much to resist! Indian desserts are made with ingredients ranging from fruits and vegetables to grains and legumes! Here are some made predominantly with milk and milk products.

Chicken Karahi - Indian Stir-Fried Chicken Recipe
This was the result of an experiment I carried out in my kitchen the other day! It was really tasty! Serve Chicken Karahi with hot Chapatis or Parathas and a green salad.

An Introduction to Eastern Indian Food
A look at East Indian Cuisine. Indian Food.

Famous Desserts From Northern India
These desserts may be North Indian in origin but they're known and loved worldwide. The reason for that is pretty obvious when you taste them!

Chicken Cafreal - Goan-Style Spicy Fried Chicken
This is the equivalent of Portuguese-style grilled chicken and the sauce it is marinated in tastes a lot like the famous Portuguese Peri-peri sauce. Serve Chicken Cafreal hot with a fresh green salad.

Buying and Using Saunf (Fennel Seeds) in Indian Food
All about fennel seeds and how they are used in Indian cooking.

Mirchi Ka Pakoda (Green Chilli Fritters) - Recipe
This is a delicious snack for those of you who enjoy the heat of green chillies! It is perfect when teamed with hot cup of Masala Chai on a cold day.

Chinese Bhel Recipe
Indo Chinese or Chindian food is a product of the huge Chinese community that lives in India. The delicious flavors of their food have been taken and adapted to the Indian palate. This easy recipe uses previously prepared Indo Chinese Szechuan Sauce that can be made ahead and stored in your fridge for future use. Chinese Bhel is a delicious snack that is wholesome enough to be eaten as a meal.

Time-Saving Techniques for Cooking Indian Food
Cut down on cooking time with my handy hints for saving time in the kitchen!

Shahi Daal Mixed Lentil Curry Recipe
This soup-like dish combines five different kinds of Daals (lentils) and is therefore also known as Panchratan Daal. Serve it with Naans or plain boiled rice and a salad.

Tomato Chutney Recipe - Indian Tomato Relish
I love this simple, easy-to-prepare Chutney. My Mom usually serves it with Pulaos and Biryanis. It also tastes really good with Stuffed Parathas.

Indian Meat or Vegetarian Kebab Recipes
No matter what your tastes or food preferences (for the various meats or veggies), there's a kabab to delight your tastebuds! That's how many there are!

Creative Ideas, Uses and Recipes for Leftovers
Don't throw those leftovers out. Dazzle your family with these clever dishes!

Indian Lentil (Daal) Recipes
Lentils figure hugely in most Indian meals. Here are the recipes for some popular Indian dishes made with them...

Indian Lentil (Daal) Recipes
Lentils figure hugely in most Indian meals. Here are the recipes for some popular Indian dishes made with them...

Dahi Baingan- Pan Fried Eggplant in Seasoned Yogurt Recipe
I was seriously impressed when I first ate this very simple, yet delicious dish in my Aunt's home. In fact, I actually made a bit of a piggie of myself... I had 4 servings of it! Needless to say, I didn't get around to eating much else. Dahi Baingan can be eaten by itself, with plain, fragrant boiled rice and even with Chapatis.

Madras Lamb Curry - Mutton Madras - Indian Food
I have always been intrigued by what is known worldwide as the fiery Madras curry. The reason I am curious is because no such curry is actually traditionally made in India! This popular dish is in fact, a western version of how meat curries are made in south India! Here is how I make it, using traditional south Indian spices.

Besan / Gram Flour Savory and Sweet Recipes
Besan or Gram Flour is a very popular, commonly used ingredient in Indian cooking. It is usually made by grinding Bengal Gram or Chana Daal into a powder and has a lovely nutty flavor. Besan is not just used in savory dishes but also in some famous Indian desserts. Here are some recipes that call for it...

Bajra Roti - Bajrey Ki Roti - Millet Flatbread
Millet is getting to be increasingly popular as it is gluten free. This tasty bread is Rajasthani in origin and goes well with almost any vegetarian or non-vegetarian dish. It is especially good with curries as it is perfect for 'mopping up' the gravy!

Indo Chinese Szechuan Sauce Recipe
Indo Chinese or Chindian food is a product of the huge Chinese community that lives in India. The delicious flavors of their food have been taken and adapted to the Indian palate. This easy recipe teaches you how to make Szechuan Sauce with an Indian twist! The sauce can be made ahead and stored in your fridge for future use.

Indian Breaded Chicken Cutlets Recipe
These yummy cutlets are so easy to make you'll be making batches of them in next to no time...

Murg Musallam - Mughlai Style Chicken in Spices
Murg Musallam is a regal dish! Learn how to make it here...

Bengali Doi Maach (Fish in Yogurt Sauce) Recipe
This typically Bengali dish from eastern India tastes lovely with plain rice!

Making Soft Chapatis (Indian Flatbread)
A quick tip on making really soft chapatis.

Methi (Fenugreek) Murg (Curry) Recipe
Simple, yet delicious, Methi Murg is also easy to put together. Learn how to make it here...

Popular Indian Breads (Recipe Collection)
There's a huge variety of different kinds of bread that is served with Indian food. Here are some of the most popular ones...

Andhra Tomato Pickle
This pickle is so tasty it can be eaten with just plain boiled rice!

Paanch Phoran (Phoron) Spice Mix Recipe
This uniquely Bengali (east Indian) spice mix is used to season many dishes. It is a blend of five (paanch) spices and lends a lovely aroma when added to a dish.

Aam Ka Achaar (Indian Mango Pickle) Recipe
There are countless versions of mango pickle in India with each region having its own host of recipes. This one is from the Northern state of Uttar Pradesh and is often eaten with stuffed parathas(Indian bread) and yoghurt.

Indian Style Stuffed Roast Chicken Recipe
This dish combines a western concept with Indian ingredients. The result is, as my four-year-old son says,

Hara Bhara Kabab Recipe
A tasty alternative for those who love kababs but are vegetarian, Hara Bhara kabab gets its name and green colour from the healthy spinach in it.

Easy Khoya (Semi-Solid Milk) Recipe - Version 1
For those of you who do not live in India and therefore struggle to find Khoya or Mawa, here is a recipe that is unbelievably easy! The resulting Khoya is perfect to use in any recipe that calls for Khoya/ Mawa!

Gobi Aloo Mutter (Cauliflower, Peas, Potatoes) Recipe
This is a simple, wholesome dish that is perfect when served with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan fried Indian flatbread). It makes for a quick and easy meal on those days when you can't be bothered spending hours in the kitchen.

How to Make Ghee or Clarified Butter
A recipe for making ghee (clarified butter).

Bihari Kabab
Enjoy this grilled North-Indian kabab with piping hot Naans (tandoor-cooked Indian flatbread).

Fried Idlis - Simple Indian Food Recipe
Serve this oh-so-easy-to-make dish with Sambar and Coconut Chutney (south Indian).

Shahi Tukra - Indian Bread Pudding Recipe
Truly a royal dessert, as its name suggests, Shahi Tukra is a rich bread pudding with dry fruits, flavored with cardamom. It's simple to make and a great dessert for times when you're in a hurry.

Indian Mulligatawny Soup Recipe
This delicious Anglo-Indian soup is a product of the British Raj in India. Mulligatawny is chicken-vegetable soup flavored with Indian spices.

Recipe for Goan-Style Fresh Prawn Pickle
The Goans from western India are experts at pickling different types of meat and fish. Here is a simple recipe for a delicious pickle made with fresh prawns. It tastes great with boiled rice.

Jhaal Muri - Spicy Puffed Rice Salad Recipe
There are numerous recipes for this delicious Bengali (east Indian) snack! This one is how my Father-in-law makes it.

Indian Vegetable Bun (Paav Bhaaji) Recipe
A well-loved food all over India, Paav Bhaaji is western Indian in origin. Paav Bhaji is so wholesome you can have it as a meal. It is also a hot favorite Indian street food! Here's the recipe...

Patra Ni Machchi Recipe - Indian Food
If you're on a diet, this delicious baked or steamed Parsi dish is especially good for you, and looks great when served wrapped-up in the banana leaf.

Lachcha Paratha (layered Indian bread)
This style of paratha turns out crispy and with several layers. It is the perfect accompaniment for any thick-gravied dish.

Prawns Rawa Fry (Semolina Batter-Fried Prawns)
Serve these delicious, golden, crispy fried prawns with Mint-Coriander Chutney.

Guava Cheese
A chewy fudge-like sweet, Guava Cheese is best made with fresh guavas. They are a rich source of vitamin C - from 3-6 times more than in oranges to almost 30 times more than that found in bananas! Most of this vitamin C is found in the skin of the fruit.

Stir-Fried Zucchini Ki Bhaji Recipe
This delicious recipe is courtesy my dear friend Lekha Menon. It's easy to cook and so tasty, I for one could eat it all by itself. You of course, can choose to combine it with hot Chapatis or rice and your favorite Daal!

Sookhi Moong Ki Daal - Dry Moong Lentils Recipe
Serve this tasty lentil dish with hot Chapatis or Parathas and your favorite pickle for a simple yet very fulfilling meal.

Khakra - Crispy Flatbread from Gujarat
Khakra is a terrific tea time snack! This crispy, crunchy flatbread is from Gujarat in western India. It is very versatile and can be eaten as chips with a dip, topped with stuff and eaten as Chaat (generic name for tangy, hot, sweet street food in India) or just teamed with a steaming cup of Masala Chai! It's also really simple to make!

Recipe for Indian Vegetable Pan Rolls
Vegetable Pan Rolls are so yummy you can't stop at one! Try them...

Aaloo Ka Bharta - Indian Style Mashed Potato Recipe
Aaloo Ka Bharta or seasoned, mashed potato Indian-style has its home in the state of Bihar in North India. Serve it with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) topped with ghee.

Kheema Pattice - Indian Minced Meat Pastry Recipe
Crispy, flaky parcels of puff pastry filled with spicy minced meat! Learn how to make this delightful Indian snack...

Sabudana Vada (Sago Patties) Recipe
Sabudana Vada from Maharashtra in western India is a great snack and goes particularly well with hot Masala Chai (spiced tea)!

Galouti Kabab
Just one of the many delicious kababs that are the mainstay of Awadhi cuisine from Lucknow in North Indian Uttar Pradesh. Try this melt-in-your-mouth kabab with Mint-Coriander chutney.

Simple Indian Coorgi Chicken Curry Recipe
This delicious curry is simple and wholesome and goes really well with plain boiled rice and a green salad.

Goa Sausage Curry Recipe
This simple, hot and tangy curry is delicious! For me, it brings back happy memories of childhood family holidays to Goa. It is so easy to make and tastes great with plain boiled rice.

Pyaaz Ki (Onion Chutney Spread) Recipe
This delicious chutney can be used as a dip or spread and tastes great with just about anything!

Gherkin Stir Fry - Tendli Bhaaji
My favorite way to eat Tendli Bhaaji is with hot Chapatis. This simple, Konkani recipe for cooking gherkin turns out a really tasty dish!

Bread Pakoda Sandwich
An Indian twist on a western concept! This delicious snack is also wholesome enough to eat as a meal. Serve it with Tamarind or Mint-Coriander Chutney.

Chicken Tikka Sandwich Recipe
Not only is Chicken Tikka delicious the day you make it, if you're lucky to have some left over the next day, make it into a sandwich! Here's how...

Prawn Ghassi (Coconut-Based Prawn Curry) Recipe
In this popular Malwani (from the western coast of India) curry, the delicate flavors of coconut are a perfect complement to the taste of the prawns.

Khasta Kachori (Crispy Lentil-Filled Pastry) Recipe
Learn how to make this delectable, filling Indian dish, crispy Khasta Kachori.

Shahi Baingan - Eggplant Curry
I love eggplant and Shahi Baingan takes this humble veggie to another level! The nuts and raisins add a regal touch to the dish making it fit to serve a king!

Shami Kabab
This pan-fried kabab can be made with lamb or beef but tastes best when made with the former. Serve it with Mint-Coriander Chutney.

Palak Ki Khichdi Recipe
This wholesome, tasty dish is great on its own but even better with an accompanying pickle or chutney!

Sanna (Sannas/Sannaa) Recipe for Indian Dishes
This typically coastal Indian food is eaten with curries, stir-fries and even on its own. There's nothing like warm, soft and fluffy Sannas to go with a Pork Vindaloo or Sorpatel!

Besan Ka Laddoo (Gram Flour Sweet) Recipe
Besan Ka Laddoo is an all-time favorite and made on several special occasions and festivals. Learn the trick to making this perfectly.

Indo Chinese Szechuan Chicken Recipe
Indo Chinese or Chindian food is a product of the Chinese community that lives in India. The flavors of their food have been adapted to the Indian palate.

Pork Vindaloo Recipe - Indian Food
Hot and tangy, this dish is from the heart of beautiful Goa on India's western coast. Eat it with plain boiled rice or Jeera Rice and a leafy green salad.

Sai Bhaaji Spinach and Mixed Vegetables Recipe
Sai Bhaaji is a typical Sindhi (western Indian) food. I got this recipe from my Editor (at my first job!) Sheila Shahani. This is how she makes it in her home. The greens and veggies in it make it a healthy meal choice. Serve Sai Bhaaji with hot Chapatis.

Peanut Garlic Chutney Recipe (Shengdaana Lehsun)
This dry chutney is often eaten over plain boiled rice with ghee drizzled over it. Some of its primary ingredients are coconut and peanuts.

Making Khoya (Semi-Solid Thickened Milk)
Making khoya might be time consuming but when it's done and added to any dish, khoya gives a richness of flavor unlike any other ingredient. This recipe makes approximately 200 grams of khoya.

Masala Chaas Indian Drink Recipe
This drink goes well with a meal. The asafetida and ginger in it aid digestion. This recipe makes 4 glasses.

Kulkuls
A great sweet to prepare with the family, Kulkuls are made all over India at Christmas time. They are fun to make and keep very well if stored in a air-tight container.

Bhindi Recipes - Indian Okra Recipes
Bhindi, also known as Okra and Ladyfinger, is a versatile and easy vegetable to cook. It is also one of my top favorite veggies. Here are some delicious dishes you can make with it.

Western Indian Food and Cuisine Introduction
A look at western Indian cuisine.

Popular Punjabi Recipes - North Indian Food
Feel like treating yourself to a true-blue Punjabi meal? You're in great company!The people of Punjab (in North India) love to eat and this is reflected in their delicious, hearty regional cuisine. So tasty is Punjabi fare that it has not just wowed Indians all over the country - Punjabi food is probably the most popular and in-demand in any Indian restaurant - but the world at large. Find out firsthand what all the excitement is about. Sample some genuine Punjabi fare. Page 1 of 2.

Popular Punjabi Recipes - North Indian Food
Feel like treating yourself to a true-blue Punjabi meal? You're in great company!The people of Punjab (in North India) love to eat and this is reflected in their delicious, hearty regional cuisine. So tasty is Punjabi fare that it has not just wowed Indians all over the country - Punjabi food is probably the most popular and in-demand in any Indian restaurant - but the world at large. Find out firsthand what all the excitement is about. Sample some genuine Punjabi fare. Page 1 of 2.

The Ultimate Guide to Dining Indian Style
So you've been invited to a meal at an Indian home. You're thinking,

Authentic Indian Curry Recipes Collection
Though the word 'curry' does not begin to describe the depth and breadth of what is available in Indian cuisine, the association is a popular one nonetheless. Here are some of my curry recipes for you to try...

Authentic Indian Curry Recipes Collection
Though the word 'curry' does not begin to describe the depth and breadth of what is available in Indian cuisine, the association is a popular one nonetheless. Here are some of my curry recipes for you to try...

Indian Yogurt Food and Beverage Recipes
A large collection of Indian yogurt-based recipes, ranging from drinks to sides and salads and main course dishes...

Indian Yogurt Food and Beverage Recipes
A large collection of Indian yogurt-based recipes, ranging from drinks to sides and salads and main course dishes...

Organizing a Indian Bollywood Theme Party
Everything you need to know so you can throw the best Indian theme party ever!

Indian Dhaba Foods - Dhaba Ka Khana
Most Indian highways play host to these roadside restaurants. In the old days, Dhabas used to cater mainly to Truckies and long-distance travelers. These days however, the simple, unpretentious and wholesome food served at them, is enjoyed by people looking to escape the busy city for a few hours.

Paneer Paratha - Cottage Cheese Stuffed Paratha Recipe
Use fresh crumbly Paneer for this to get a lovely creamy taste! Can't find Paneer in your local store? Make some at home!

Badi Elaichi - Kali Elaichi - Black Cardamom Guide
A description of what Badi Elaichi or Black Cardamom looks like, how it is used in Indian cooking, and some interesting facts about it.

What Is Curry Powder and Does All Indian Food Contain It?
About curry powder and what it is used for.

Stocking Your Pantry
Want to cook Indian food? Here's a list of stuff to get you started.

Pea Pulao Yellow Rice Recipe
Also known as Yellow Rice, this dish is a great accompaniment for any main course, be it vegetarian or meat-based.

Sandwiches Indian Style! Indian Sandwich Recipes
You wouldn't associate sandwiches with Indian cuisine would you, yet they are not only popular but also plentiful! With fillings ranging from chutneys to pickles and healthy veggies to paneer (cottage cheese), they leave you satisfied both in the taste and nutrition departments! Try them...

Dry Meat Delight - Meat Curry with a Thick Gravy
I conjured up this recipe and the resulting dish for my large family, one lazy weekend afternoon. They loved it. Learn how to make my Dry Meat Delight here...

Stuffed Eggplant Curry with Tangy Tamarind Sauce
This delicious and very gourmet-looking dish is not so hard to whip up! Try my Stuffed Eggplant Curry with Tangy Tamarind Sauce...

Daal Ke Koftay - Steamed Savory Lentil Balls
These yummy Steamed Lentil Balls are nutritious, pack a powerful taste punch and are guilt free too! Make many because they are sure to be a popular snack!

Jhatpat Khaana by Nita Mehta Recipe Book Review
In a hurry? This is the book for you. Jhatpat Khaana is full of vegetarian recipes you can make real quick.

Fish Amritsari Recipe - Indian Food
Named after the city where it originated, this easy fried fish dish is a great appetizer or side dish to complement the main course.

Hara Bhara Pulao - Rice Cooked in Green Masala
This dish is not only pretty it tastes good too! Green Pulao goes very well with any meat dish. It is very popular on festive occassions.

Tip for How to Powder Cardamom Easily
Ever struggled with grinding small quantities of cardamom? Lots of Indian sweets require this aromatic spice, so knowing how to do this quickly and painlessly is a handy skill to possess!

Kachumbar
Kachumbar is such an easy and tasty salad and can be put together in next to no time. It goes with so many different dishes and is perfect for when you want to eat some veggies but just can't be bothered cooking them. Kachumbar tastes delicious when served as a chunky 'dip' with freshly roasted or fried poppadums!

Bebinca Layered Goan Dessert Recipe
A traditional Goan dessert, Bebinca is a must have at any celebration be it a birth, wedding, Christmas or Easter! Making Bebinca requires patience, but the end result is well worth the effort. Traditional Bebinca has 16 layers, but you can make as many as you like.

Sooji - Rawa - Indian Food Glossary Definition
What is Sooji? Indian Food.

Paneer Kabab (Cottage Cheese Kabab) Recipe
This simple dish can be made ahead of time and grilled quickly when you're ready to eat. It also makes a great appetizer.

Minty Yogurt Dip With Chutney Recipe
This dip can do double duty as a raita! Not only will it taste good with any kind of chips or dippers, it is also a great accompaniment for your favorite rice pilaf.

Vindaloo Masala Recipe
This spicy Goan (Goa is on the western Indian coast) masala paste is typically used as the base in a pork curry but tastes just as good with chicken.

Dahi Bhindi (Okra in Yoghurt Sauce) Recipe
This tangy Indian dish tastes great with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) and Lehsuni Daal (garlic flavored lentils).

Hara Masala - Green Spice Mix
This masala is perfect as a base for fish and chicken curries. My favourite green masala dish? Fish marinated in green masala, then wrapped in banana leaves and steamed!

Lunch Box Food Ideas Using Indian Food
If you struggle to put together tasty, healthy lunch box foods, this one's for you...

Put together a Thali
Indian Food.

Baked Bhetki Masala
Bhetki/ Barramundi is a tasty but mild fish, so it works really well with my spice and herb marinade in this delicious baked dish. Learn hot to make Baked Bhetki Masala....

Mutton Dum Pukht
Mutton Dum Pukht looks, feels and tastes like a labor of love but is surprisingly easy to cook. Learn how here...

Malai Murgh - Creamy Indian Chicken Curry
This creamy chicken curry is a north Indian delicacy. Eat it with Jeera Rice.

Kachchi Biryani
Kachchi Biryani is a labor of love and it will earn you lots of appreciation from grateful friends and family! Learn who to make it here....

Juicy Lamb Chops
Learn how to make delicious Juicy Lamb Chops Anglo Indian style, right here....

Masalawala Meat Stew
Masalawala Meat Stew is a delicious fusion of Indian and Western flavours and is a terrific, hearty cold weather meal! Learn who to make it here....

Meat Moilee - Mild South Indian Style Meat Curry
Meat Moilee is a delicious South Indian curry that is sure to be popular with all ages thanks to its lovely mild flavors. Learn how to make it here...

Andhra Pulao - South Indian Style Rice and Chicken Pilaf
From the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, comes this delectable combination of rice and chicken cooked with fragrant spices....

Murg Dhaniyawala - Indian Chicken Curry Cooked With Fresh Coriander
Murg Dhaniyawala is both tasty and healthy! Learn how to make it here...

Hell's Flame
This really hot chutney lives up to it's name! Anglo-Indian in origin, it was and still is, eaten with pulaos (pilafs) and meat curries and a salad. To still be able to enjoy it, you can reduce the amount of red chillies.

Lemon Ginger Squash (Cordial) Drink Recipe
This really tasty drink is perfect for summer! Make up a bottle of it and keep in your fridge for hot summer days.

Parsi Style Chicken Farcha (Fried Chicken) Recipe
An Indian version of American Southern Fried Chicken, Parsi Chicken Farcha makes for a delicious appetiser! Try it...

Masala Gosht - Indian Meat Curry Recipe
Learn how to make this simple, delicious, Indian curry with lamb or mutton. You will love it!

Tomato Kasundi - Eastern Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe
Learn how to make delicious and versatile Eastern Indian chutney, Tomato Kasundi....

Slow Cooked Dum Pukht Biryani Recipe
Learn how to make delicious, slow-cooked meat Biryani...

Rose Cordial (Gulab Ka Sharbat) Recipe
As a kid I used to love to eat rose petals! Not only do they taste good (I definitely thought so), they freshen the mouth. On a hot summer's day, a tall, frosty glass of Rose Sharbat can really cool you off. Another nice way to have it is in a glass of cold milk. Yummy!

Mangalorean Kori Ghassi Coconut Chicken Curry Recipe
A gorgeous and delicious coastal Indian curry, Kori Ghassi tastes great with freshly made rotis or Neer Dosa!

Anda Bhujia - Ande Ki Bhujiya - Ande Ka Bhujia Recipe
Scrambled eggs Indian style! My favorite accompaniment for Anda Bhujia is hot, flaky Parathas. Deeee... licious!

Kheema Ki Khichdi - Basmati Rice and Minced Meat Recipe
Wholesome and delicious are the two words to best describe this very easy-to-make dish. It combines the goodness of red meat, lentils, rice and vegetables all into one dish. Talk about convenient!

Aaloo Chop - Indian Potato and Mince Patties Recipe
My yummy Aaloo Chops are the perfect snack or side dish to any meal. Learn how to make them...

Badami Murgh Korma - Indian Chicken Korma Recipe
Badami Murgh Korma tastes great with breads like Chapatis (flatbread), Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) or Naans (leavened flatbread made baked in a tandoor or oven). See my recipe here...

Fish Hara Masala (Fish in Green Masala) Recipe
This tasty fish dish is good for you and easy on your waistline too! It's also really simple to make.

Seasoned Eggplant Raita (with Yogurt) Recipe
This is a seriously yummy side dish! It is also perfect for hot summer days as it is chilled before eating. I love to spoon it over plain rice or dip crispy poppadums in it.

Indian Guacamole (Avocado Raita) Recipe
Avocado Raita is the Indian version of guacamole and tastes yummy with just about anything you serve it with. Turn up the heat by adding more red chilli powder and chopped green chillies!

Green Vegetables Indian Recipes
If you're looking to add the good greens to your diet, here are a few tasty suggestions for how you can cook and enjoy them...

Green Vegetables Indian Recipes
If you're looking to add the good greens to your diet, here are a few tasty suggestions for how you can cook and enjoy them...

Paan Definition and Uses in Indian Cuisine
What is Paan? Indian Food.

Korma Definition in North Indian Cooking
What is Korma? Find out here... Indian Food.

Most Popular Indian Food Cooking Tips
Use these ten most popular Indian cooking tips to simplify your life and save you time and make things easier in the kitchen.

Chana Daal Halwa (Lentil Dessert) Recipe
If you like sweet stuff, you will love Chana Daal Halwa. It has a rich, decadent feel that is perfect for days when you are looking to pamper yourself! Go for it...

South Indian Meat (Mutton) Stew Recipe
This delicious South Indian stew is delicately flavored with a mix of spices and coconut milk. It tastes great with rice, Dosas, Idlis or Appams.

Malai (Makkhan) Definition and Uses in Indian Cooking
What is Malai? Find out here... Indian Food.

Indian Boiled Eggs in Korma Gravy Recipe
Kormas typically have a gravy made of onions, lots of tomatoes, green chillies and whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, coriander, cumin, etc. They can range from mild to medium hot. For Egg Korma, boiled eggs are cooked in a delicious Korma gravy! It tastes great with breads like Chapatis (flatbread), Parathas (pan-fried flatbread) or Naans (leavened flatbread made baked in a tandoor or oven).

Spinach Raita Recipe (Palak Ka Raita)
This raita is both tasty and nutritious. Serve it with your favorite daal and plain boiled or fragrant rice for a lovely vegetarian meal!

Gobhi Methi (Cauliflower With Fenugreek) Indian Food Recipe
Team this dish with plain boiled rice or hot chapatis (Indian flatbread).

Listing of Assorted Mughlai Recipes
Over the centuries, India has been invaded by the Aryans, Greeks, Persians, Huns, Turks, Arabs, Afghans, the Portuguese, Dutch, French and the English! The Mughals of Turkish-Persian origin, came in the 16th century. Their cuisine which is hugely popular to this day, fuses Indian, Middle Eastern and Persian styles of cooking. Ingredients like aromatic spices, nuts, raisins, cream and milk combine to create rich, regal dishes often garnished with rose petals, silver foil - foods fit for a King!

Dahi (Dahee) Definition and Uses in Indian Cooking
What is Dahi? Find out here... Indian Food.

Bengali Lentil Curry (Dhoka Daalna) Recipe
This is my Mother-in-laws recipe for a well-loved and very tasty Bengali dish - Dhoka Daalna or Daaler Dhoka...

Spicy Indian Pork (or Lamb) Chops Recipe
Pork or lamb chops cooked in whole Indian spices! Get the recipe here...

Pulao - Indian Food Pilaf Recipes
What is a Pulao? Find out here and also get some recipes...

Butter Mutter Paneer - Paneer Makhni
This dish is the vegetarian version of the popular Butter Chicken!

Chicken Jalfreizi
This tangy, tomato-based dish goes well with Jeera Rice (cumin rice) or Peas Puloa. You can also serve it with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread). Add a leafy green salad as a side dish.

Rasam - Pepper Water
This soup-like side dish is hot but there's nothing to stop you from adjusting the heat to suit your taste. Rasam tastes great with plain boiled rice.

Indian Kheema (Minced Meat) Recipes Collection
I love Kheema (minced meat) because it's so versatile! Here is a collection of some of my favorite Indian style Kheema recipes...

Mangalorean Spice Mix (Bafad Masala) Recipe
A Bafad is a hot, tangy Mangalorean curry. Once you make up this basic powder for it, you can use it in several different dishes! Store in a clean, dry air-tight jar/ container in a cool, dry place. Ideally Bafad Masala should not be stored for more than a month as it loses its potency.

How to Save a Curry That Is Too Salty
How to save a curry that got too salty!

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) Recipes Index
In India, cottage cheese is the perfect alternative for vegetarians! Paneer (the name it is known by in India), is often homemade in big blocks (not runny as in the rest of the world) and then cut into cubes or slices. Its delicate milky flavor easily absorbs and adapts to the flavors of other ingredients used in a dish with it. As a result, it is very versatile. Here are a few of my favorite Paneer recipes. Enjoy!

Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese) Recipes Index
In India, cottage cheese is the perfect alternative for vegetarians! Paneer (the name it is known by in India), is often homemade in big blocks (not runny as in the rest of the world) and then cut into cubes or slices. Its delicate milky flavor easily absorbs and adapts to the flavors of other ingredients used in a dish with it. As a result, it is very versatile. Here are a few of my favorite Paneer recipes. Enjoy!

Fish Pakora - Recipe for Savory Indian Fish Fritters
Try my recipe for tasty, battered Indian fish fritters - Fish Pakora!

The Cuisine of South India
A introduction to the foods (such as idlis and dosas) of South India, which includes the Indian states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Kerala.

Sweet Mango Lassi With Almonds (Yogurt Drink)
The perfect cooler, Lassi is a huge favourite in the North.

Daal-Palak Ka Shorba - Lentil and Spinach Soup
A delicious, wholesome soup for when the weather is cold! Warm up with my wholesome Daal-Palak Ka Shorba...

Dhania Jhinga - Prawns in Green Masala
Simple, fresh flavors make this tasty dish very popular. It is also super easy to throw together. Take a look...

Chola Gosht - Meat and Chickpea Stew
This delicious, wholesome curry is great served with pain rice or flatbread and a green salad...

Fish Moilee - Meen Moilee
Meen Moilee is a delicious South Indian fish curry. Try it...

Spicy Prawn and Sweet Corn Rolls
This delicious snack is terrific for serving at brunches, tea parties or evening get togethers. Learn how to make Spicy Prawn and Sweet Corn Rolls here...

Methi Ki Poori
Crispy, golden Pooris with an unusual, healthy touch - Methi! This bread goes really well with any dish - vegetarian or otherwise - and your favorite pickle. The perfect Methi Ki Poori is pale golden in color and puffed up almost like a ball!

Methi Mutton Curry With Fenugreek Leaves - Recipe
In India, goat meat is commonly (if erroneously) called Mutton. Simple, yet delicious, Methi Mutton Curry is also easy to put together. This is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a simple, wholesome meal for my family. The fenugreek leaves add a lovely, earthy flavor to this dish.

Fish Kofta Curry
This delicious curry will have you licking your plate clean! Fish Koftas are a tasty twist on meatballs! Here is the recipe...

Salli Boti - Meat Curry with Potato Sticks
Learn how to make delicious, Parsi Salli Boti curry with my easy-to-follow recipe...

Masala Fish Curry
Masala Fish Curry is a lovely, simple curry. Combine it with plain boiled rice for a delicious, hearty meal....

Adrak Ki Chai - Ginger Tea
Warm up with a steaming cuppa... make yourself some delicious Adrak Ki Chai...

Lamb Shanks with Spinach - Gosht Saagwala
This lovely, lush curry is perfect for a hearty family meal. Add a green salad and you're set!

Anglo-Indian Pepper Mince
Learn how to cook easy, classic Anglo-Indian Pepper Mince....

Black Coconut Masala
Black Coconut Masala is a typical coastal (western coast) Indian masala (spice mix). It uses key ingredients from the region and is perfect for making a fish or seafood curry. Here is the recipe...

Red Coconut Masala
This tasty masala (spice mix) uses key coastal ingredients and is perfect for making a fish or seafood curry. Here is the recipe...

Masala Chicken Quesadilla Recipe - Chicken Quesadilla Indian Style
An Indian twist on a Mexican favorite, you've got to try my Masala Chicken Quesadilla recipe...

Kheema Pan Rolls
Kheema Pan rolls are so yummy you can't stop at one! Try them...

Bombay Biryani
You will love this delicious rice and chicken dish! Try my Bombay Biryani recipe...

How to Cook Basmati Rice So It Has Less Starch
Want perfectly cooked Basmati rice but don't want the starch? Here's how you do it...

How to Cook Rice by Absorption Method
Rice is a staple in Indian cuisine with long-grained Basmati rice being one of the most popular rices eaten. Learn how to cook it here...

Cholar Daal - Bengali Style Lentils
This is a tasty, easy to cook dish packed full of the goodness of lentils! Try it...

Sultani Daal
Learn how to make Sultani Daal, a dish fit for any King!

Banana Fritters Indian Style - Recipe
Gulgulas are a simple yet delicious Indian snack. Nobody can never stop at just one, so try my recipe and make up a big batch!

Cheese Pakora - Savory Indian Cheese Fritters Recipe
This tasty and easy to make Indian snack is perfect for when you have an attack of the nibbles....

Palak Pakodi Ki Chaat
A delicious North Indian street food, Palak Pakodi Ki Chaat is unique and the perfect tea time snack! Get the recipe here...

Steak Pepper Fry
This delicious Anglo Indian dish is a family favorite in my home. Learn how to make it here....

Oven Cooked Chicken Pulao
Chicken Pulao is a delicious, one-pot dish! Perfect for when you want a wholesome, home-cooked meal that isn't complicated to cook!

Chicken Pakora Recipe - Recipe for Savory Indian Chicken Fritters - Indian Style Chicken Nuggets
These yummy Pakoras are so good they will disappear in the blink of an eye! Try my recipe...

Bunt Kori - Mangalorean Bunt Chicken Curry
Simple and delicious Bunt Kori is one of my western Indian favorites. Learn how to cook it...

South Indian Recipes
A small sampling from the delicious and exotic treasure house that is South Indian cooking!

Indian Mughlai Kadhai Gosht Recipe
Serve Kadhai Gosht with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Naans (tandoor baked Indian flatbread).

Quick and Easy Indian Cuisine Recipes Collection
So you thought Indian food takes forever to cook? You couldn't be farther from the truth. Here's a collection of recipes for dishes you can rustle up real quick!

South Indian Recipes
A small sampling from the delicious and exotic treasure house that is South Indian cooking!

Green Chicken Pulao
As tasty as a Biryani (special-ocassion rice and meat or veg dish) but far simpler and quicker to prepare. Try it, you will defnitely like it!

How to Remove Turmeric Stains From Clothes
How to get rid of Turmeric stains

Baida Roti - Egg Roll
Roti (flatbread) is coated in egg and fried to make this tasty dish. Fill Baida Roti with anything you like!

Daal Poori - Fried Lentil Bread
Serve this crispy, golden bread made from any leftover Daal (lentil curry), with a vegetarian dish and your favorite pickle.

Masala Chai - Spiced Tea
Warm yourself with this delicious drink on a cold day.

Goa Sausage Pulao
Hot and tangy Goa Sausage tastes delicious no matter what you combine it with! In this easy to cook pulao, it makes for a delicious, wholesome meal.

Pork Balchao
This fiery dish from Goa (in coastal western India) is almost like a pickle! Do as the Goans do and serve it with hot plain boiled rice.

Cheeslings
A crispy, crunchy savory snack to enjoy with a hot cup of tea. Cheeslings are often made at special occassions too.

Making Sugar Syrup for Indian Desserts
Sugar syrup is used in a lot of Indian sweets and desserts in varying consistencies. Terms like one- or two-thread consistency are often used in connection with this syrup and can be very confusing. These terms are used only because the use of a candymaking thermometer is not common in Indian homes. This simple yet very effective technique is used instead, to tell when the syrup is ready for a particular dessert.

Baigun Bhaja (fried eggplant)
Baigun Bhaja (fried eggplant) from the state of West Bengal is a great side dish for any meal. You won't believe how easy it is to make!

Bharvaan Bhindi - Stuffed Okra
Serve Bharvaan Bhindi as the perfect crunchy accompaniment to plain boiled rice and a Daal (lentil dish) of your choice.

Karela Chips - Bitter Gourd Chips - Bitter Melon Chips
Bitter Gourd just has to be my least favorite vegetable. Inspite of this, I have to admit it is one of those

Lobia (Black-Eyed Bean Curry) Recipe
Serve this tasty and healthy Indian bean dish with piping hot plain boiled rice, Kachumbar, and your favorite pickle.

Pakodi Kadhi
Serve this nutritious dish with piping hot plain boiled rice. Versions of this Kadhi are made in both Northern and Western India. Kadhi can also be made without the Pakodis (fritters).

Papad Ki Sabzi Recipe- Poppadum Curry
This unusual dish from Rajasthan in western India, is one of those foods you can cook when you're in a hurry and want a hot, cooked meal. It tastes great with plain boiled rice!

South Indian Stir-Fried Potato Recipe
This easy-to-make potato dish tastes great as a filling in Dosas (crispy rice batter pancakes) or eaten with hot chapatis (Indian flatbread) or parathas.

Khatta Dhokla - Steamed Rice and Lentil Cake Recipe
This popular, nutritious dish from Gujarat in Western India is made with rice and urad daal and perfect when served with Tamarind and/ or Mint-coriander Chutneys. I also love to serve it with daal or a meat curry. Not typical but definitely tasty!

Mango Pickle Sandwich Recipe
Just like many other foods Indian cuisine has adopted and adapted , the sandwich too has taken on Indian flavors- like Mango Pickle! Here a recipe for a yummy mid-day snack!

Adraki Murg - Ginger Chicken Recipe
Serve this seriously tasty dish with hot Chapatis or Parathas and a green salad.

Chatpata Chicken - Hot and Sour Chicken
Serve this zingy dish with hot Chapatis (Indian flatbread). For a great light lunch option, put 3 tbsps of Chatpata Chicken on a Chapati, add lettuce and make into a roll!

Liver Pepper Fry
This delicious dish is Anglo-Indian in origin and was one of our family favorites when I was growing up. I love eating it with Masala Daal and plain rice. Enjoy!

Omlette Curry - Omletter Jhol
Ever thought you could make omlettes into a curry? Yes, you can! Here's an easy recipe.

Boondi Ka Raita
The mildly savory flavor of Boondi combined with yogurt makes for a lovely combination! Boondi Ka Raita tastes great with pilafs and other rice dishes.

Aaloo Salad - Potato Salad
Potato salad the Indian way! Tangy aaloo salad goes well with rice or chapati and a meat dish.

Ben's Tangy Tomato Cucumber Salad
This salad is so tasty I couldn't stop eating it the first time I came across it! Try it and you'll see why...

Doodhi Raita- Lauki Ka Raita - Milk Gourd Raita
Milk Gourd or Calabash Gourd has a mild, almost neutral taste that goes well with most things. Combined with yogurt, as in this simple, tasty dish, it tastes great with pilafs, meat curries and daals (lentil dishes).

Step-By-Step Instructions to Make a Dosa
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Lightly grease pan
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Start making the Dosa
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Spread the batter...
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Drizzle Dosa with cooking oil
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Time to flip the Dosa
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Fold
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Serve
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Start on the next Dosa
Dosas (crispy savory pancakes) from South India are a staple food in their home region. In the rest of the country too, they are hugely popular and Udipi restaurants serving them and other South Indian foods can be found in almost every suburb! Learn how to make them with my detailed step-by-step tutorial.

Definition and Description of Biryani
A world-renowned Indian dish, Biryani takes time and practice to make but is worth every bit of the effort.

Indian Cuisine - Prawn and Shrimp Recipes
India's coastal regions have an abundance of seafood, so prawns are prepared in a multitude of ways. Here's just a small sample of what you can do with them.

A Quick Tip to Crack and Clean a Coconut!
Crack a coconut and remove the flesh easily with this simple quick tip.

Pressure Cooker - Indian Food Recipes
The raised pressure and temperature inside a closed pressure cooker makes the food in it cook faster (usually 1/3 the time).

Pressure Cooker - Indian Food Recipes
The raised pressure and temperature inside a closed pressure cooker makes the food in it cook faster (usually 1/3 the time).

A Collection of Indian Breakfast Recipes
Not eating a good breakfast everyday? Your body is running on an empty engine till your next meal! That's bad news when you need to do a million things in a day! Also, if you're trying to lose weight, not eating breakfast will only slow you down. Breakfast kick-starts your metabolism and actually helps you burn fat! Starting today, resolve to begin your day well...

Rice and Bread Recipes
With rice and/or bread being a definite feature of every Indian meal, here's a host of recipes to make them different every time.

For Mother With Love - Cook Your Mom An Indian Meal
They cook for you day in and day out and now it's time to return the favor! Show your Mom how much you love her and appreciate everything she has always done for you. Take over the kitchen this Mother's Day, and cook her a meal she will remember the rest of the year!

For Mother With Love - Cook Your Mom An Indian Meal
They cook for you day in and day out and now it's time to return the favor! Show your Mom how much you love her and appreciate everything she has always done for you. Take over the kitchen this Mother's Day, and cook her a meal she will remember the rest of the year! Page 2.

How to Make Chapatis (Indian flatbread)
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.

How to Make Chapatis (Indian flatbread)
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.

How to Make Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread)
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.

How to Make Parathas (pan-fried Indian flatbread)
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis.

Making Parathas - Step 12
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 12.

Making Parathas - Step 13
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 13.

Making Parathas - Step 14
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 14.

Making Parathas - Step 15
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 15.

Making Parathas - Step 16
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 16.

Making Parathas - Step 17
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 17.

Making Parathas - Step 2
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 2.

Making Parathas - Step 3
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 3.

Making Parathas - Step 4
There's nothing like a flaky, crispy Paratha to go with your favorite Indian dish. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 4.

Making Chapatis - Step 10
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 10.

Making Chapatis - Step 11
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 11.

Making Chapatis - Step 12
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 12.

Making Chapatis - Step 13
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 13.

Making Chapatis - Step 14
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 14.

Making Chapatis - Step 15
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 15.

Making Chapatis - Step 16
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 16.

Making Chapatis - Step 17
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 17.

Making Chapatis - Step 2
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 2.

Making Chapatis - Step 3
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 3.

Making Chapatis - Step 4
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 4.

Making Chapatis - Step 5
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 5.

Making Chapatis - Step 6
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 6.

Making Chapatis - Step 7
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 7.

Making Chapatis - Step 8
Chapatis (Indian flatbread) are the perfect accompaniment to most Indian dishes. Learn how to make them with this step-by-step photo tutorial on making Chapatis. Page 8.