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  • 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
  • Garam Masala Split Chickpeas ~ Chana ni Dal

    Garam Masala Split Chickpeas ~ Chana ni Dal

    Happy New Year! Do you make resolutions for the new year? I rarely do, but this year my resolution is to put up more posts on the blog! Of course, a common resolution is…

    January 2, 2016
  • Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Chora

    Adzuki Beans with Green Onion ~ Aandhan na Chora

    Gujarat, the state that my family is from in India, is known for its prolific use of legumes. We eat a wide variety of legumes in a multitude of different ways. They are included in…

    August 13, 2015
  • Spicy Lamb Meatloaf ~ Mutton nu Mehsoor

      My dad had it really good while he was growing up.  Most Hindu kids growing up in the 50s in India had to go behind their mothers’ backs in order to sneak a…

    May 28, 2012
  • Fried Plantains with Lime-Honey-Chipotle Dip

        Hi everyone!  Please don’t forget to vote for my blog by going to this post and clicking on the blue button.  I would really appreciate it and thank you in advance! You have until…

    November 6, 2011
  • Garam Masala Meatballs ~ Mamna

      In high school, I went to visit my family in India every summer.  One of my fondest memories of those visits was a small barbecue that my cousins would throw as a going away party…

    October 17, 2011
  • Sweet and Salty Lime Soda ~ Nimbu Pani

        Summers in India put summers in the Midwest to shame.  The temperature soars to the 110s on a daily basis and often there is no respite from the heat.  Right before the…

    June 13, 2011