Kashmiri Tamatar Palak Nadru – Instant Pot Spinach and Lotus Stem

Coated in tomato and spices, this Kashmiri Tamatar Palak Nadru – Instant Pot Spinach and Lotus Stem is a delicious easy side dish to pair with your next special meal. What is Lotus Stem? The lotus root aka the stem is frequently used as a vegetable in Asian and Indian cuisines within soups and curries. It can be deep-fried, stir-fried, or braised. Kashmiri’s call it “Nadru”. They are also know as “Kamal Kakdi” or “Bhein” in India. In Kashmiri cuisine, …

Dhaba Style Dal Fry – Instant Pot Version

This Dhaba Style Dal Fry – Instant Pot Version makes the perfect lazy weeknight dinner. This recipe is naturally vegetarian, and gluten-free. Easy to make in the Instant Pot and packed with taste, this recipe is sure to warm you up. Type of dal: The base for this lovely, lentil soup is toor dal / arhar dal (pigeon pea lentil). It is easily available on amazon or in Indian grocery stores. How do I make this Dhaba Style Dal Fry – …

Easy Paneer Makhani – Paneer Butter Masala

This Easy Paneer Makhani – Paneer Butter Masala is a quick and easy meal that comes together quickly. Delicious and perfect for meal prep, this paneer recipe will become your go-to.  A fun twist on my Easy Paneer Makhani – Paneer Butter Masala recipe is that I have not used cashew nuts. The paneer is soaked in milk and  is cooked in a savory tomato curry and topped off with heavy whipping cream. What is paneer? Paneer is a squeaky, …

Easy Chickpea Soup – Instant Pot Kashmiri Chana Soup

My mother in laws Easy Chickpea Soup – Instant Pot Kashmiri Chana Soup recipe makes an easy, traditional Kashmiri, comforting soup recipe. Everyone needs a good protein recipe in their back pocket for days when you don’t really feel like cooking but want something healthy on the table quickly. What ingredients do I need to make this Easy Chickpea Soup – Instant Pot Kashmiri Chana Soup? Dried chickpea, oil, asafoetida, cumin seeds, green cardamom pods, whole black cardamom pod, bay …

Raspberry Chia Pudding – Overnight Easy Pudding

This Raspberry Chia Pudding – Overnight Easy Pudding is awesome, and easy to whip up. You can make it night before and therefore enjoy it for breakfast without any hassle. I say its quick and easy because there is no whisking on the stovetop, and no baking required. What ingredients do I need to make this easy, quick, delicious breakfast recipe? Fresh raspberries Milk- I have used reduced-fat milk (2%). However, you can choose any milk of choice. As for …

Kashmiri Chicken Turnip Curry – Instant Pot

For this Kashmiri Chicken Turnip Curry – Instant Pot recipe, just throw chicken in the instant pot with a few spices and turnip. Then let it cook under pressure until the chicken falls apart in the rich, soupy broth. An instant pot and about 20 minutes is all you need for this delicious recipe. Traditionally Kashmiri pandits make this recipe with lamb and its called Gogji Seyun. Gogji means turnip and Seyun means lamb. With this recipe, I attempted to …

Kashmiri Whole Moong Dal – Instant Pot Mung Bean

This easy Kashmiri Whole Moong Dal – Instant Pot Mung Bean is bursting with flavor from turmeric and ground fennel. Kashmiri pandits make this dal quite regularly especially during the days they fast. This is a very simple recipe where you don’t have to put in a lot of effort. The pressure cooker literally gets to do got to work, since you don’t have to do much at all. Additionally this recipe requires no prep work and no sautéing. What …

Tomato Lotus Stem Curry – Kashmiri Tamatar Nadru

Tomato Lotus Stem Curry – Kashmiri Tamatar Nadru are melt in your mouth lotus stems. As far as I am concerned, you can never have too many recipes for cooking lotus stems. Lotus stems are an easy side dish that go very well with white rice and minimal work! What are lotus stems and where can I find them? Often known as lotus “roots”, they are actually the stem of the plant that can grow up to 4 feet, modified …

Lotus Stem Moong Dal – Kashmiri Nadir Dal

This Lotus Stem Moong Dal – Kashmiri Nadir Dal recipe is not just good, it’s also very comforting, and very easy to make in your instant pot. Moong dal is a nutritional powerhouse full of fiber. Keep reading to see how to make it!     What lentils do I need to make Lotus Stem Moong Dal – Kashmiri Nadir Dal? The mung bean (Vigna radiata), also known alternatively known as the green gram, maash, or moong. They are available …