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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
  • Happy [Deep Dish Pizza] Pi[e] Day!

      When I was a kid, we used to go to our neighborhood pizza place at least once a week.  You see, every Tuesday and Sunday, our local pizza place had a family special:…

    March 14, 2013
  • Indian Omelette

      One of my favorite traditions growing up was my family’s weekly weekend brunches.  My dad would whip up whatever we felt like and we would sit around the table enjoying the food.  We’d…

    April 17, 2012
  • Spiced Cauliflower in a Dry Tomato Sauce ~ Gobi Sabzi

      This delicious cauliflower dish is based on a famous Indian recipe which my dad reinterpreted.  My dad likes to call this dish “Aloo Gobi without the Aloo.”  That literally means potato-cauliflower without the…

    October 10, 2011
  • Tomato Gojju

      Even though my family is originally from Gujarat, some of my favorite Indian comfort food is from South India.  You see, when I was a baby we lived across the street from a…

    June 3, 2011