Cilantro-Mint Yogurt Marinated Sous Vide Chicken Kebabs ~ Murgh Malai Kabab

    August 24, 2016
    Cilantro-Mint Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kebabs ~ Murgh Malai Kabab

    Almost every single Indian recipe I’ve posted in the past has been a family recipe. All of them are recipes that evoke strong memories of my childhood and meals shared around our small, round kitchen table. They are recipes that are difficult to find in Indian restaurants, even in my parents’ hometown in India. That’s why I find them to be really special. This is not to say that we didn’t eat out at Indian restaurants when I was growing up.…

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  • Carrot Slaw with Ginger, Jalapeno, and Lime ~ Gajar nu Salad

    Ginger Jalapeno Carrot Slaw ~ Gajar nu Salad

    Yesterday, while driving home, I started contemplating what to make for dinner. I mentally scanned through everything that was in the fridge and thought about what I could use to turn into a cohesive…

    August 10, 2016
  • Zucchini, Basil, Basmati Soup

    Zucchini, Basil, Basmati Soup

    Have you ever stopped to admire the beauty of vegetables? I find that this is something I’m doing more and more; I am enamored of the delicate fuzz on the top of a tomato stalk, the…

    August 4, 2016
  • Bacon, Cheddar, Spring Onion Scones

    Bacon, Cheddar, and Spring Onion Scones

    I love pastries. Anytime there is a box of pastries around, I end up eating nearly half of the box! I’m not exaggerating. This feat is typically accomplished in individual small bites. I break…

    July 27, 2016
  • Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    Spinach and Dill Lentil Stew ~ Shahi Bhaji

    My grandfather was a prolific gardener. When he lived with us, he had a garden with many Indian vegetables and herbs that he carefully tended over. I helped him pick weeds, but was honestly…

    June 22, 2016
  • Chai Spiced Granola

    Chai Spiced Granola

    I avoided making granola for years. I read countless recipes on blogs that extolled the virtues of homemade granola, but for some unknown reason, I just didn’t do it. I kept stubbornly buying granola…

    June 1, 2016
  • Sous Vide Yogurt

    Sous Vide Yogurt

    Yogurt is consumed all over India in a vast number of ways. On the savory end, it’s used in raitas, mixed with rice, or even as the base for a meat marinade. On the sweet…

    May 25, 2016