Crispy potatoes in Satay sauce

What is satay sauce? Satay sauce is made up mainly of peanut butter,  The satay sauce is commonly used in Thai cooking but according to several articles in Google – it  originated in Indonesia as Read More …

Chermoula Dip

Chermoula is a North African Dip often used as a stuffing in curries too.   I got this recipe for Chermoula from Aicha   who had made aubergines stuffed with chermoula and they looked so delicious. I Read More …

Mango and Coriander Dip with a Hint of Chili

On the days Hindus fast, there is a list of foods that they are “allowed” to eat. The list – often referred to as farali (or farari) food – includes all the fruits and nuts, Read More …

Broccoli and Apple Salad with Creme Fraiche Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer, people will start to have make and eat more salads. What salads, raitas and pickles can be served with Indian meals? With the Indian meals, it’s traditional to Read More …

Instant semolina and cornflour dhokla with spinach

  Dhoklas are a favourite snack in our family and often get made as brunch. I usually make dhoklas by fermenting the chick pea flour  batter overnight.  My friend Nayna Kanabar from Simply food, did Read More …

Dry stir fry potatoes and nuts (bateta nu farari shak)

It is the Hindu month of shravan and my husband is fasting this month. Thankfully our hindu gods know that we can’t stay hungry so they allow us to eat certain foods.I only know which Read More …

Basic Tomato Curry Sauce

I tend to make curries at least 3 times a week so like to make concentrated basic tomato curry sauce which can be added to curries and dalls when required. It saves me the preparation Read More …

Garlic Dip and Garlic chutney

I had bought a lot of fresh garlic and I was looking new recipes and new ways of using it.  Someone mentioned a traditional Lebanese recipe for Toum.  Toum  can be used as a sauce Read More …

Vaal Dahl (hyacinth bean, lima beans, Fava beans) in Instant Pot

The split val beans make a nice curry which is rich in protein.  Val ni dall has a slightly stronger lentil taste than mung dall.  Another quick dish made in the Instant Pot (IP).  The  Instant  Pot Read More …

Vegan wraps with potato and cheese filling (Vegan Aloo Cheese Frankie)

Frankies are a popular street food in Mumbai where they make soft chappatis and fill them likea wrap using a spicy potato filling. I used the Mumbai recipe for the potato stuffing and used normal Read More …