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  • Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that everyone had a beautiful holiday season as well. I’ve always found that the end of the year goes by unbelievably quickly. It starts with the fun and…

    January 4, 2017
  • Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    When most people think of chickpeas, they think of the creamy beige beans with slippery, thin skins. These chickpeas are famous for being the foundation for hummus and for being the main ingredient in chana…

    October 24, 2016
  • Hyacinth Bean and Cilantro Pilaf ~ Papdi Lilva nu Pulao

    Hyacinth Bean and Cilantro Pilaf ~ Papdi Lilva nu Pulao

    If you’ve been following along with this blog for a while, you’ll notice that almost every single Indian recipe I have on this site has, as a final instruction, to garnish the dish with cilantro.…

    September 28, 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
  • Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Beet Green and Parmesan Quiche

    Many years ago, I made my first risotto. It was a delicious leek, cream, and parmesan risotto. The recipe called for “leeks, thinly sliced, white and pale green portions only.” I dutifully hacked off…

    April 14, 2016