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 …

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 …

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 …

Banana Oatmeal Smoothie – Easy Breakfast Smoothie

This Banana Oatmeal Smoothie – Easy Breakfast Smoothie with banana and old-fashioned oats is a recipe for the creamiest, delicious smoothie ever. To make this easy, quick breakfast recipe, all you need is an extra ripe large banana, rolled oats, unsweetened almond milk, vanilla extract, ground cinnamon, and Kosher salt. Banana Oatmeal Smoothie – Easy Breakfast Smoothie Ingredients: Rolled oats – There is one critical element, however, to making this recipe, and that is to use old-fashioned rolled oats. I …

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 …

Instant Pot Masala Khichdi – Gujarati Vaghareli Khichdi

This Instant Pot Masala Khichdi – Gujarati Vaghareli Khichdi recipe is easy and delivers awesome results. Don’t settle for a bland Khichdi! Make it right and you’ll have everyone requesting for seconds. No Indian food blog would be complete without a Khichdi recipe, and so I perfected this one. Khichdi is one of my all-time favorites and I hope it becomes prominent in your kitchen as well. What type of lentils have I used for Instant Pot Masala Khichdi – …

Gujarati Bhindi – Easy Okra

Gujarati Bhindi – Easy Okra is one of my favorite side dishes. It’s the perfect accompaniment to roti or steamed rice. This recipe has very few ingredients and it’s very easy to make. The pairing of okra and Indian spices is classic. What ingredients do I need to make Gujarati Bhindi – Easy Okra? Okra (bhindi), oil, cumin seeds, serrano pepper, salt, ground turmeric and red chili powder.  How do I make this recipe? In this Gujarati Bhindi – Stir …

Blueberry Avocado Spinach Smoothie

This Blueberry Avocado Spinach Smoothie is the perfect healthy breakfast or snack idea. Moreover, a fruit / spinach smoothie is a delicious way to power up your day. Furthermore, you can modify this recipe with soy milk, skim milk, or other non-dairy options. As far as I’m concerned, smoothies are win-win in our household. The recipe I’ve included for this Blueberry Avocado Spinach Smoothie is relatively easy and quick— why complicate things unnecessarily? Ingredients needed to make Blueberry Avocado Spinach …

Baingan Bharta – Scrambled Stir-Fry Eggplant

Baingan Bharta – Scrambled Stir-Fry Eggplant is a great Indian eggplant recipe to always keep on hand. Perfectly roasted eggplant is cooked in onions, tomatoes and a few spices and served as a side with chapati (tortillas) or rice. Eggplant also known as baingan in Hindi is a very popular vegetable in Indian cuisine. What ingredients do I need to make Baingan Bharta – Scrambled Stir-Fry Eggplant? 1 large eggplant, oil of choice, cumin seeds, ginger garlic paste, onion, tomatoes, …