Instant Pot Turai Baingan – Kashmiri Ridge Gourd Eggplant

Instant Pot Turai Baingan – Kashmiri Ridge Gourd Eggplant is a Kashmiri dish made with fried eggplant, Ridge gourd, ground turmeric, and a few spices. When done right, eggplant has a rich but mild flavor. I got this Instant Pot Turai Baingan – Kashmiri Ridge Gourd Eggplant recipe from my mother-in-law and I knew this recipe was a winner when I served it to my family and they literally went back for seconds. What kind of eggplant do I need …

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 …

Gujarati Moriyo Ki Recipe – Sama Khichdi

Here’s how to cook Gujarati Moriyo Ki Recipe – Sama Khichdi in under 20 minutes using minimal ingredients. Ever heard of Moriyo? I hadn’t, until I was introduced to it by my friends mother-in-law. Moriyo is often cooked by Guajarati’s on days they are fasting. It is also known as Banyard Millet, Sama Chawal, Samo, and Farali. These little beads have a fantastic texture when cooked, are relatively quick-cooking because of their small size. Additionally, it’s naturally gluten-free. It is …

Kashmiri Tomato Eggplant Curry – Tamatar Wangun

One of my favorite eggplant recipes, this Kashmiri Tomato Eggplant Curry – Tamatar Wangun is easy to make and is delicious. Plus, the eggplant pieces are so tender, they almost melt in your mouth. I personally love cooking with eggplant and use it often in my kitchen. What kind of eggplant do I need for Kashmiri Tomato Eggplant Curry – Tamatar Wangun? Indian eggplants. Purple and spherical, Indian eggplants – also known as baby eggplants – can be found in …

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 …

Instant Pot Kashmiri Kohlrabi – Monji Nadru

This Instant Pot Kashmiri Kohlrabi – Monji Nadru is an easy, quick and delicious recipe. What is Kohlrabi? Kohlrabi – one of the most popular vegetables eaten in Kashmiri cuisine, yet very much unknown in most parts of the world. The entire plant – from the leafy green top to the bulb at the other end – is edible. I find it at whole foods, central market or market street in the fresh produce aisle. You can also find it …

Kashmiri Swiss Chard Curry – Sochal

Any recipe that comes together in under 20 minutes in only one wok is a huge win for me. This Kashmiri Swiss Chard Curry – Sochal recipe is simple, uses a few ingredients and is quick. What is Kashmiri Swiss Chard Curry – Sochal? So traditionally this recipe is made with mallow leaves. Mallow leaves are not easily available in the U.S. You can typically find them in Asian grocery stores like HMart. Mallow is part of the large family …

Purple Yam Yogurt Curry – Ratalu Shaak

This Purple Yam Yogurt Curry – Ratalu Shaak is savory and makes a for a irresistible, filling, and flavorful side dish. The sweetness of the yam and the flavor of the curry may likely might conquer some hearts. It is relevantly easy and quick to put together. What is Purple Yam? Purple yam is a tuberous root vegetable called Dioscorea alata, or ube with its origins in the Asian tropics. Purple yam is probably one of the most-versatile vegetables, and tends …