Sookha Kala Chana Palak – Instant Pot Spinach Chickpea

This Sookha Kala Chana Palak – Instant Pot Spinach Chickpea recipe is slightly spicy, slightly tangy and extremely savory.   Every bite is so satisfying in this this warm, aromatic and cozy dish. What is Kala Chana that I have used for this Sookha Kala Chana Palak – Instant Pot Spinach Chickpea recipe? Chickpea commonly found in the US, are known as garbanzo beans, Kabuli chana or white chana. Kala chana have the same shape as the garbanzo bean but are …

Kashmiri Tamatar Palak Matar – Instant Pot Spinach and Peas

If you’re looking for a healthy and delicious side dish that is quick and easy to make, try this Kashmiri Tamatar Palak Matar – Instant Pot Spinach and Peas recipe. I love recipe so much because: it comes together in a flash, it’s made ready-to-use frozen peas and uses only the instant pot (talk about easy clean-up!). What will you need to make Kashmiri Tamatar Palak Matar – Instant Pot Spinach and Peas? Oil, asafoetida  (heeng), spinach, salt, kashmiri chili powder , …

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 Palak – Instant Pot Version

This hearty Dhaba Style Dal Palak – Instant Pot Version is super easy to make and is a cozy vegetarian meal. This lentil soup is loaded with spices and spinach. I’d always rather do homemade dal rather than restaurants if possible. So, today, I’m sharing this really simple recipe for a quick healthy meal. How do I make this Dhaba Style Dal Palak – Instant Pot Version? Traditionally the dal is pressure cooked with water, salt and ground turmeric. The …

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 …

Sweet Potato Methi – Instant Pot Fenugreek Sweet Potato

This Sweet Potato Methi – Instant Pot Fenugreek Sweet Potato recipe will have you coming back for more. This recipe is delicious, filling, nourishing and couldn’t be easier to make. I love the combination of fenugreek leaves (methi) and sweet potatoes; it’s complex and a little surprising. Fenugreek leaves (Methi): I have used frozen methi. It saves the time and trouble of cleaning, rinsing and chopping the leaves. My cooking is all about convenience and ease. I buy frozen methi …

Dahi Lehsuni Palak – Instant Pot Garlic Spinach

Dahi Lehsuni Palak – Instant Pot Garlic Spinach – A super easy and healthy recipe for a side everyone will love. Spinach with garlic, yogurt, chickpea flour (besan) and a few spices is a simple formula that lets spinach shine. What type of Spinach have I used for Dahi Lehsuni Palak – Instant Pot Garlic Spinach? I have used fresh baby spinach. Can I use regular spinach too? Certainly! However, using baby spinach eliminates the step of chopping the spinach leaves. I …

Kashmiri Saag Corn – Instant Pot Palak Corn

Surprising, but true, there are some amazing delicious things that can happen when you think past your standard recipes and create inspired recipes, like this This Kashmiri Saag Corn – Instant Pot Palak Corn. The reason I say inspired is because I have incorporated corn in a typical Kashmiri palak recipe. Kashmiri cuisine doesn’t include corn. Kashmiri food is by far my favorite food on this planet and I am always looking for ways to modify and make it. Make …

Spinach Garlic Peanut – Instant Pot Peanut Lehsuni Saag

 A wonderful, easy, quick, green side dish, coated in a smooth, garlic-peanut infused sauce, this Spinach Garlic Peanut  – Instant Pot Peanut Lehsuni Saag is the perfect easy side dish to pair with your next special meal! What ingredients do I need to make Spinach Garlic Peanut  – Instant Pot Peanut Lehsuni Saag? Baby spinach, oil of choice, asafoetida  (heeng), cumin seeds, garlic cloves, serrano peppers, peanuts, ground coriander, water, and salt. What type of Spinach have I used for this  …