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Methi Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Methi Paneer

Everyone can enjoy this Methi Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Methi Paneer recipe because it contains AMAZING flavors that enhance the paneer. Bold savor has remained the most distinctive characteristic of Indian cuisine and this recipe highlights all the incredible flavors. What kind of paneer do I use for this Methi Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Methi Paneer? For this recipe, I used Haldiram brand of paneer. After, trying a variety of paneer types I have zeroed in on …

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Tandoori Aloo – Air Fryer Spicy Indian Potatoes

Tandoori Aloo – Air Fryer Spicy Indian Potatoes are flavorful, tender, and easy to make. A really satisfying side dish or appetizer that appears to be creeping into our meals more & more often!  What ingredients do I need to make Tandoori Aloo – Air Fryer Spicy Indian Potatoes? Baby potatoes, oil, Greek yogurt, chickpea flour (besan, or gram flour), heavy whipping cream, ginger-garlic paste, Kashmiri red chili powder, garam masala powder, chaat masala, ground coriander, dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi), ajwain, ground …

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Angara Chicken Kabab – Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Kabab

Angara Chicken Kabab – Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Kabab will be your new favorite weeknight dish. The spices and yogurt give this Angara Chicken Kabab – Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Kabab plenty of flavor. What ingredients do I need to make Angara Chicken Kabab – Air Fryer Spicy Chicken Kabab? Chicken (breasts or thighs), plain greek yogurt, ground cumin (jeera powder), ginger garlic paste , Kashmiri Chili powder, chaat masala, ground coriander, garam masala, red chili powder, salt, ground star anise, oil, …

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Pahadi Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Mint Chicken

Pahadi Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Mint Chicken is easy, versatile and fun to make! The green marinade on the chicken is a favorite of ours. What is Pahadi Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Cilantro Mint Chicken?  ‘Pahadi’ originates from the word ‘pahad’ which means mountain. Pahadi food encompasses food from the mountainous regions around the Himalayas, for instance, Kumaon, Garhwal and parts of Kashmir.  This tikka recipe is traditionally grilled. However, I have attempted it in the air …

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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 …

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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  …

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Veg Pizza Toast – Air Fryer Corn Pizza Toast

This Veg Pizza Toast – Air Fryer Corn Pizza Toast is whipped up with a few ingredients and topped with mozzarella cheese, this toast will disappear in seconds! The ideal snack! How do I make Veg Pizza Toast – Air Fryer Corn Pizza Toast? Prep: Firstly boil the corn kernels for 5 minutes in 1 cup water. Discard the water once the kernels are boiled. Set aside. Secondly, rinse and finely chop the bell peppers/capsicum. Layer the Bread: Further, aggressively …

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Homemade Potato Smiley – Air Fryer Aloo Smiley

A yummy potato recipe for kids! You can’t go wrong with a good potato snack. This Homemade Potato Smiley – Air Fryer Aloo Smiley recipe has a crispy top and a tender center. This recipe is nostalgic for me since I grew up eating my fair share of potato smiley face fries in India. However, the ones I ate were packaged. These fries are healthy because they are air fried, without preservatives and super easy to make. What ingredients do …

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Greek Yogurt Sandwich – Spicy Air Fryer Dahi Veg Toast

This Greek Yogurt Sandwich – Spicy Air Fryer Dahi Veg Toast is my kind of sandwich —rich and creamy but not overwhelmingly so, made with yogurt and stuffed with some redeeming veggies like carrots, lettuce and bell peppers. What ingredients do I need to make Greek Yogurt Sandwich – Spicy Air Fryer Dahi Veg Toast? Bread slices, Greek yogurt, salt, carrots, serrano peppers, bell peppers, cilantro, ground black pepper, butter and lettuce. How do I make Greek Yogurt Sandwich – …

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Egg Cheese Toast – Air Fryer Egg Bhurji Cheese Toast

This easy, foolproof Egg Cheese Toast – Air Fryer Egg Bhurji Cheese Toast will will give you a perfect snack. For this recipe, we will cook eggs in a skillet, with onions, tomatoes and then season them with Indian spices and salt. Further, we will butter up toast, add the eggs on the toast, top it with cheese and then air fry the toast to make it crisp and cheesy. What ingredients do I need to make Egg Cheese Toast …

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Dahi Paneer Kabab – Air Fryer Greek Yogurt Kabab

Super simple to make, this Dahi Paneer Kabab – Air Fryer Greek Yogurt Kabab is a vegetarian convenience food that I love. The kabab is made with spices, serrano peppers and cilantro and is air fried to crispy perfection. This is a perfect snack on days that you are fasting. What ingredients do I need to make this recipe? Potatoes (boiled and peeled), paneer (crumbled), Greek yogurt, serrano peppers, fresh cilantro leaves, red chili powder, ground ginger, sugar, Garam masala, …

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Punjabi Tariwala Chicken – Instant Pot Punjabi Murg

Punjabi Tariwala Chicken – Instant Pot Punjabi Murg is a delicious chicken curry. This family-friendly chicken curry, is not only great for weeknight dinners, but is also perfect for a weekend crowd. This easy recipe will become your go-to dish! What ingredients do I need to make Punjabi Tariwala Chicken – Instant Pot Punjabi Murg? For Punjabi Tariwala Chicken – Instant Pot Punjabi Murg we need boneless chicken either breast or thighs, oil, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, green cardamom pods, …

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Saag Paneer Cheese Toast – Air Fryer Paneer Cheese Toast

Saag Paneer Cheese Toast – Air Fryer Paneer Cheese Toast – Elevate your next air fryer toast with spinach and paneer. What is Fastcurries’ trick to getting this toast, just right? Slather the bread with butter and cooked spicy paneer. Also, top it with cheese and then air fry it. What ingredients do I need to make Saag Paneer Cheese Toast – Air Fryer Paneer Cheese Toast? Paneer, spinach, oil, cumin seeds, serrano pepper, onion, ground turmeric, red chili powder …

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Spicy Smashed Potatoes – Air Fryer Aloo Tuk

This Spicy Smashed Potatoes – Air Fryer Aloo Tuk recipe will deliver the most perfect potatoes – crispy and spicy on the outside, fluffy inside. You’ll never go back to deep frying again!   What are Spicy Smashed Potatoes – Air Fryer Aloo Tuk? This recipe is inspired from Sindhi Cuisine in India. Sindhi cuisine refers to the native cuisine of the Sindhi people from Sindh, Pakistan. I had many Sindhi friends growing up in Mumbai, India and I ate …

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Black Pepper Potatoes – Instant Pot Spicy Indian Potatoes

Black Pepper Potatoes – Instant Pot Spicy Indian Potatoes: these potatoes are the easiest side dish ever! The pepper adds an ideal accent to these potatoes without masking their natural flavor. What kind of potatoes did I use for Black Pepper Potatoes: Instant Pot Potatoes with Black Pepper? I used Yukon gold potatoes. You can use potatoes of your choice, however make sure you chop them to bite size pieces. How do I make this recipe? Firstly, grind all the …

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Spicy Hasselback Potatoes – Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes

In my humble opinion, perfect Spicy Hasselback Potatoes – Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes have a crispy seasoned golden-brown skin and thin, accordion-like slices that turn crisp in the air fryer. Potato is a staple ingredient in most pantries. Air Fried potatoes are easy to make with just a brush of oil and a few spices. How do I make Spicy Hasselback Potatoes: Air Fryer Hasselback Potatoes? For starters I have used 5 midsized Yukon gold potatoes. If you have large …

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Capsicum Corn Cheese Toast: Air Fryer Spicy Corn Toast

Trust me, everything about this Capsicum Corn Cheese Toast: Air Fryer Spicy Corn Toast is SOOO GOOD. This recipe is an easy way to step up the standard. In just 10 minutes you can make an easy snack. How do I make Capsicum Corn Cheese Toast: Air Fryer Spicy Corn Toast? First in a small bowl add in softened butter. Second add in garlic powder. Third add in finely chopped serrano peppers. Further,  mix the softened butter, garlic powder, and …

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Mughlai Palak – Instant Pot Spinach with Onions

This Mughlai Palak – Instant Pot Spinach with onions is one of my favorite spinach recipes, and it’s very straight-forward to make! When any dish envelopes a boatload of greenery, it’s good for you, right? Plus, the name of the dish is fancy 😊 What is Mughlai Palak – Instant Pot Spinach with Onions? Mughlai food consists of recipes / food developed in Medieval India during the Mughal Empire. Mughlai food is very popular in the Northern part of India. …

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Til ke Aloo – Instant Pot Potatoes with Sesame Seeds

Til ke Aloo – Instant Pot Potatoes with Sesame Seeds – Delicious and flavorful potatoes prepared in the instant pot with cumin seeds, mustard seeds, and ground coriander. This recipe makes a great side dish and will blow you away with its simplicity and extraordinary taste! What potatoes do I need for Til ke Aloo : Instant Pot Potatoes with Sesame Seeds recipe? I have used baby potatoes. However, if you don’t have baby potatoes, you can use 1.5 pounds …

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Double Chocolate Loaf – Air Fryer Chocolate Loaf Cake

This Double Chocolate Loaf – Airfryer Chocolate Loaf Cake is for chocolate lovers. This cake is chewy and perfectly dense. I would say it is a cross between a chocolate cake and a brownie, the taste is like a chewy brownie but yet maintains some cake elements and is rightly spongy. What ingredients do I need for the Double Chocolate Loaf – Air Fryer Chocolate Loaf Cake? All-purpose flour, salt, unsweetened cocoa powder, semisweet chocolate chips, boiling water, unsalted butter, …

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Kashmiri Tamatar Paneer – Tomato Kashmiri Paneer Curry

This Kashmiri Tamatar Paneer – Tomato Kashmiri Paneer Curry is an ideal, effortless side dish for any type of meal, whether it’s weeknight dinners, weekday dinners or holiday meals. Kashmiri pandits typically cook food without onion or tomatoes. However, this paneer dish has a slight variance and it includes tomatoes. In Kashmiri language paneer is known as chaman. So this is known as Koshur Tamatar Chaman. What paneer did I use for Kashmiri Tamatar Paneer – Tomato Kashmiri Paneer Curry? …

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Khatta Jeera Aloo – Instant Pot Tangy Cumin Potatoes

Who doesn’t love potatoes? Make your life easy with this one pot Khatta Jeera Aloo – Instant Pot Tangy Cumin Potatoes recipe. Potatoes, to me, are the easiest-go to food to make. And if you want a simple but elegant side dish, definitely make this recipe. If you like the tangy kick of dried mango or dried pomegranate powder then this recipe is for you. What ingredients do I need to make Khatta Jeera Aloo – Instant Pot Tangy Cumin …

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Banana Blueberry Bread – Air Fryer Easy Bread

Loaded with fresh blueberries, fluffy and delicious, this Banana Blueberry Bread – Air Fryer Easy Bread is perfect for brunch or dessert! You’re going to love this easy to make recipe. What ingredients do I need for the Banana Blueberry Bread – Air Fryer Easy Bread? All-purpose flour, sugar, baking soda, salt, plain yogurt, eggs, vegetable oil, vanilla extract, ripe bananas, and fresh blueberries. Bananas: The bananas need to be overripe. If the bananas are not overripe the bread won’t …

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Kashmiri Paneer Aloo – Instant Pot Paneer Potato Curry

A fool-proof recipe, Kashmiri Paneer Aloo – Instant Pot Paneer Potato Curry is a delicious side dish that goes with rice or naan. Paneer with potatoes is a dish I know my family will always enjoy. Traditionally, in the authentic recipe, potatoes and paneer are both deep fried for a crispy outside, and then cooked in spices to make the insides soft and tender. However, I have eliminated the deep-frying process. I have sautéed the potatoes in oil and then …

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Suji Eggless Cake: Air Fryer Tutti Frutti Cake

This is an exquisite Suji Eggless Cake: Air Fryer Tutti Frutti Cake recipe without eggs and lots of Tutti Frutti baked into the batter. After attempting this cake, you will never buy a box mix again. This recipe is low maintenance, delicious, aromatic, and 100% warming. It’s worth it to make sure you have a good pan for this recipe. You can see the one I use here. I bought an entire air fryer set on amazon. You could also …

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Air Fryer Bagels – Easy Spicy Bagels

Made with minimal ingredients, these Air Fryer Bagels – Easy Spicy Bagels are easy to make and taste awesome. This recipe has become a staple in our house. My girls and I can’t get enough of them. Additionally, they are so easy to make that now my 9 and 7 year old girls help me make them. What Ingredients do I need to make Air Fryer Bagels – Easy Spicy Bagels? Greek yogurt, all-purpose flour, baking powder, salt, serrano peppers …

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Paneer Stuffed Jalapenos: Air Fryer Stuffed Mirchi

Easy homemade Paneer Stuffed Jalapenos: Air Fryer Stuffed Mirchi from scratch! The jalapeno peppers are hollowed out, filled with a spicy paneer mixture, coated with chickpea flour and air fried until the peppers are crisp and the filling is warm and delicious. How do I make Paneer Stuffed Jalapenos: Air Fryer Stuffed Mirchi? First wash and pat dry the jalapenos. Slit the Jalapenos from the center from the top to the bottom. Make sure they are still intact. Using the …

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Pindi Chole Masala: Instant Pot Chickpea Curry

This Pindi Chole Masala: Instant Pot Chickpea Curry is special to me because it’s one recipe that my entire family loves. Pindi Chole Masala: Instant Pot Chickpea Curry is a vegetarian/vegan meal that can be enjoyed at lunch, or dinner. Serve it with toasted bread, flatbread, or over rice, or even gluten free cauliflower rice. What is Pindi Chole Masala: Instant Pot Chickpea Curry? Originated form the city of Rawalpindi, the recipe does not use onions or tomatoes. Additionally, it …

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Kashmiri Matar Paneer – Instant Pot Paneer Peas Curry

This easy Kashmiri Matar Paneer – Instant Pot Paneer Peas Curry recipe is the perfect weeknight meal! It’s packed with savor, is super easy to make, but also feels a little fancy at the same time. In the traditional recipe, the paneer is supposed to be deep fried. However, I have eliminated that step. Please feel free to deep fry or pan sear the paneer if you like. I have experimented with this new-and-improved method of cooking without frying and …

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Swiss Chard Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Haak

Looking for an uncomplicated way to get a variety of greens in your diet? Try this Swiss Chard Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Haak recipe. What is Swiss Chard Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Haak? Swiss chard is a leafy green vegetable with a taste similar to spinach and beets. If you are bored with eating spinach you need to get on the swiss chard train. You can find swiss chard in the produce section in most grocery stores. Kashmiri’s …

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Aloo Chaat – Air Fryer Spicy Delhi Aloo Chaat

Street foods are one of the best parts of traveling and creating experiences! Have you ever tried Aloo chaat from Delhi? It is AWESOME. Boiled and then deep-fried succulent potatoes, sprinkled with fragrant salty- spicy flavors, adorned with some cilantro and mint chutney. But once you are far away at home what’s a pining heart to do when you can’t find the same kinds of flavors that you grew up eating? Well, you attempt to make it! This Aloo Chaat …

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Macaroni Matar Aloo – Instant Pot Macaroni Peas Potato

Let’s face it, sometimes all we need a meal loaded with carbs. This Macaroni Matar Aloo – Instant Pot Macaroni Peas Potato Curry is just that. Growing up, my mother made this recipe with perfectly cooked macaroni. It was my brother and my favorite dish so she usually made it regularly on the weekends. A few weeks ago I realized something – I missed the macaroni matar aloo recipe. I needed to familiarize  myself with it and I decided to make Macaroni …

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Khatta Meetha Chicken: Instant Pot Chicken Curry

This Khatta Meetha Chicken: Instant Pot Chicken Curry has such a delicious punch of savor and tang. It is perfect for busy week days or when you want restaurant style dinner in a jiffy. Serve it over some steamed rice and a side of your favorite veggies. Dinner is served. In addition to being uncomplicated, this recipe is really delicious. What is Khatta Meetha Chicken: Instant Pot Chicken Curry? This recipe is inspired from the Dogra Cuisine from the region …

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Indian Street Corn – Air Fryer Corn on the Cob

One of my all-time treasured memories of growing up in Mumbai was walking around with a spicy and tangy roasted corn on the cob on the beach. This Indian Street Corn – Air Fryer Corn on the Cob helps me relive those memories. I personally have always loved roasted corn. After I moved to the U.S. I used to roast corn regularly on a gas cooktop. However, life happened! It became very time consuming and challenging to roast corn standing …

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Tangy Goat Curry – Instant Pot Khatta Meat

Enjoy perfectly cooked goat curry every single time with this Tangy Goat Curry – Instant Pot Khatta Meat recipe. The good news is, as fancy as this recipe sounds, it is actually super simple to make and the goat is packed with flavor, is tender and juicy. What is Tangy Goat Curry – Instant Pot Khatta Meat? This recipe is from the Dogra Cuisine from the region of Jammu and Kashmir. Traditionally this recipe calls for tons of onions, and …

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Paneer Cabbage Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer Cabbage

Today’s Paneer Cabbage Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer Cabbage is inspired from Kashmiri cuisine. Kashmiri pandits make yellow paneer and I coupled it with cabbage. Before you think what’s so good cabbage and paneer, let me tell you, if you haven’t tried this recipe you are missing out! Pressure cooked cabbage with paneer makes an appetizing dish. Cabbage, the otherwise humble vegetable becomes flavorful and earthy when cooked with turmeric, and a few spices. It is not spicy, has …

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Kashmiri Palak Paneer – Instant Pot Spinach Paneer

In this easy Kashmiri Palak Paneer – Instant Pot Spinach Paneer recipe, spinach combines with paneer for a hearty, appetizing, exquisite, crowd-pleasing vegetarian dinner. This recipe is one of my favorite classic Kashmiri recipes. It’s made with feel-good simple ingredients, it’s easy to make in just 20 minutes, and it is always so delightful and delicious. What kind of paneer do I use for this recipe? For this recipe, I used Haldiram brand of paneer. After, trying a variety of …

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Bottle Gourd and Eggplant: Kashmiri Lauki Baingan

This dairy-free Bottle Gourd and Eggplant: Kashmiri Lauki Baingan is loaded with flavor and calls for a few simple ingredients. This delicious Kashmiri curry is full of complex flavor and is made with a wealth of traditional spices, such as ground fennel, ground turmeric, and ground ginger. Also, don’t discount the eggplant! This underrated veggie turns downright juicy when cooked correctly. In Kashmiri language, this recipe is know and Alla Wangun. Alla means bottle gourd in Kashmiri and wangun means …

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Apple Eggplant Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Baingan

This Apple Eggplant Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Baingan Curry is the ideal dinner with multiple layers of marked Indian flavors. The apple takes it all in, leaving you with a remarkable, gratifying dish. This recipe is made with eggplants and granny smith apples. The tart apples pair really well with the mild flavor of eggplants and makes for a great dish. In Kashmiri cuisine, this recipe is known as Tschunth (apple) Wangun (eggplant). Traditionally the eggplants and deep fried …

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Instant Pot Lauki Yakhni – Kashmiri Bottle Gourd Curry

The creaminess of this Instant Pot Lauki Yakhni – Kashmiri Bottle Gourd Curry is perfectly balanced with the sweet, anise-like flavor of the ground fennel. This recipe is a huge hit in our house. It is also super easy to throw together too! What is Instant Pot Lauki Yakhni – Bottle Gourd Yogurt Curry? Yakhni is a yogurt-based curry and is a signature Kashmiri dish. Some of the popular yakhni dishes in Kashmiri cuisine include goat/lamb yakhni, chicken yakhni, lotus …

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Collard and Lotus Stem Curry – Kashmiri Haak Nadru

Dinner in 20 minutes with this Instant Pot Collard and Lotus Stem Curry – Kashmiri Haak Nadru. This one-pot dinner with crunchy lotus stems (a fibrous crunchy vegetable) and collard greens is delicious and super easy to make. A good collard greens recipe doesn’t attempt to camouflage the flavor of the vegetable, but, rather, complement it. For this reason, I personally believe there shouldn’t be a lot of stir in cooking collard greens. You should totally try this Collard and …

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Kashmiri Paneer Aloo – Instant Pot Paneer Potato Curry

I love paneer so much. And, with this Kashmiri Paneer Aloo – Instant Pot Paneer Potato Curry recipe I want everyone to appreciate how awesome paneer is. A quick and easy take on paneer, this recipe skips frying the paneer. And guess what, no chopping or pureeing onions or tomatoes, since this recipe doesn’t use them. That makes it a winner in my house. What is Kashmiri Paneer Aloo – Instant Pot Paneer Potato Curry? So, this is an awesome …

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Kashmiri Tamarind Eggplant – Instant Pot Kashmiri Baingan

This appetizing Kashmiri Tamarind Eggplant – Instant Pot Kashmiri Baingan is so easy to make with tender and juicy strips of eggplant cooked in a flavorful spicy tamarind sauce.  In Kashmiri, this dish is known as Tschok Wangun. Tschok means tangy and Wangun means eggplant. This is a vegetarian delicacy and is always served in Kashmiri weddings. It is a very rich dish with fried eggplants cooked in a tangy gravy. What kind of eggplants do I need for this …

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Kashmiri Baingan with Yogurt: Instant Pot Eggplant Curry

You’re going to love this vegetarian and gluten free Kashmiri Baingan with Yogurt: Instant Pot Eggplant Curry. The eggplant is succulent and tender with a moist mouthwatering sauce and is seriously easy to make. In Kashmiri cuisine, this recipe is known as Duadha Wangun, Duadha meaning yogurt and Wangun meaning eggplant. In the traditional recipe the eggplants need to be deep fried first before cooking. However, I have sautéed them in the pot. Also, my method of sautéing the eggplants is …

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Air Fryer Baingan Raita – Kashmiri Eggplant Dip

Typically known as Bu’az Wangun in Kashmiri, this Air Fryer Baingan Raita – Kashmiri Eggplant Dip is such a delicious and healthy side dish or snack for weekend entertaining! Its soft, meaty texture interspersed with some eggplant bits will truly surprise you. This is a traditional Kashmiri side dish. It can be used as an accompaniment to rice, bread or tortillas (roti). It can also be used as a dip with almost anything. This recipe is perfect, you don’t have …

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Kashmiri Paneer Baingan – Instant Pot Paneer Eggplant

This melt-in-your-mouth Kashmiri Paneer Baingan – Instant Pot Paneer Eggplant is sautéed and coated in a delicious-spicy sauce.   What kind of eggplant do I need for this Kashmiri Paneer Baingan – Instant Pot Paneer Eggplant recipe? Indian eggplants. Purple and spherical, Indian eggplants – also known as baby eggplants – can be found in Indian grocery stores. They are small with a dark reddish-purple color. Moreover, always look for younger, smaller eggplants that feel firm and are not mushy. …

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Kashmiri Rista – Instant Pot Chicken Meatball Curry

This Kashmiri Rista – Instant Pot Chicken Meatball Curry is smeared in the most amazing rich and creamy gravy. The meatballs are packed with such an appetizing flavor. Whether you’re serving adults or a family-friendly crew, this dish is a flawless crowd pleaser. What is Kashmiri Rista? So Kashmiri Rista is traditionally made from minced lamb. The lamb is manually pounded with a wooden hammer (goshpare) over a stone block. Pounding the minced lamb over and over again results in …

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Kashmiri Lotus Stem Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Nadru

Winner Winner Winner yummy dinner. This easy Kashmiri Lotus Stem Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Nadru is perfect for a weeknight dinner! Not too lemony, perfect, comforting and hearty. It’s made with Kashmiri chili powder, ground fennel, ground ginger, and ground cumin. What is lotus stem used for this Kashmiri Lotus Stem Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Nadru recipe? Often known as lotus “roots”, they are actually the stem of the plant that can grow up to 4 feet, modified …

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Butternut Squash Curry – Instant Pot Indian Squash

Butternut Squash Curry – Instant Pot Indian Butternut Squash Curry is a quick, flavorful and easy side dish that’s healthy! It’s delicious as a side with white rice or naan (Indian flat bread). If you check out my recipe category for vegeterian recipes, you will see that I’ve written a lot of recipes. Instant Pot Dum Aloo Kashmiri Palak Chana Daikon Radish Kashmiri Curry Radish Chutney in Yogurt What is butternut squash and How do I peel and cut butternut …

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Kashmiri Haak Aloo – Instant Pot Kale and Potato Curry

If you’re looking to expand your repertoire of vegetables, consider the superstar kale on your next trip to the grocery store and try this Kashmiri Haak Aloo – Instant Pot Kale and Potato Curry. This is the most awesome kale curry ever! Don’t believe me, try it for yourself! It converted both my girls (9 year old and 7 year old) from vegetable-haters to kale-lovers. This recipe has only strengthened my deep affliction for this leafy green vegetable. If kale …

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Kashmiri Palak Chana – Instant Pot Spinach Chickpea Curry

This low-carb, protein filled Kashmiri Palak Chana – Instant Pot Spinach Chickpea Curry, has spinach, chickpea, a few spices that brings the taste of spinach up to a whole new level.   If you check out my recipe category for Kashmiri recipes, you will see that I’ve written a lot of Kashmiri recipes. Instant Pot Kashmiri Rajma – Rajma Masala Instant Pot Kashmiri Chicken Kofta Curry – Instant Pot Chicken Meatballs Daikon Radish Kashmiri Curry – Instant Pot Spicy Mooli …

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Lahori Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Chicken Tikka Lahori

Lahori Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Chicken Tikka Lahori is a wonderful appetizer. Made quickly in an air fryer, it is perfectly juicy and tender. Up until I bought my air fryer I used to grill or bake chicken tikka in my oven. Since trying it in my air fryer I’m not sure I’ll ever make it any other way. Chicken cooked in the air fryer is tender, flavorful, and juicy. Perfection! How do I make Lahori Chicken Tikka – …

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Achari Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Spicy Paneer Tikka

Achari Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Spicy Paneer Tikka recipe is my preferred way to make paneer! It’s uncomplicated, undemanding, has a great texture, is surprisingly flavorful and delicious. Even paneer skeptics love this recipe. Try it, and you will see! How to make Achari Paneer Tikka – Air Fryer Spicy Paneer Tikka? First, gather your ingredients for the pickling spices. Ingredients include fennel seeds, fenugreek seeds, kalonji seeds, black peppercorns and mustard seeds. Further, dry roast them on medium heat …

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Spicy Sweet Potato Fries – Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

These Spicy Sweet Potato Fries – Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are seriously delicious and are such an amazing side dish. Sweet potatoes, tossed with oil, dusted with spices, and air fried on high heat until browned and crunchy at the edges. Yummy! Plus, they are easy to make! How to cut sweet potatoes for Spicy Sweet Potato Fries – Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries? The key point to making crispy sweet potato fries is to cut them into evenly …

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Achari Shrimp Tikka – Air Fryer Achari Prawn Tikka

Achari Shrimp Tikka – Air Fryer Achari Prawn Tikka – appetizing, succulent, gluten free shrimp marinated in pickling spices and cooked within minutes in an air fryer.  These make great finger food for an appetizer or could be a light dinner. Serve with some veggies, Coconut Cilantro Chutney, and naan to round it out. I am a total appetizer fiend. Give me some Chicken Boti Kabab – Air Fryer Chicken Kabab and I’m in heaven!  What kind of shrimp do I …

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Achari Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Achari Chicken Tikka

Achari Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Achari Chicken Tikka recipe – appetizing air fried chicken that is full of pickle flavor, with very little oil! I first had achari chicken tikka years ago at a restaurant in Mumbai, India. I had not had it in ages after that. The other day I was craving achari chicken tikka and decided to experiment with the recipe. The trick to make perfect Achari Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Achari Chicken Tikka is not to …

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Chicken Boti Kabab – Air Fryer Chicken Kabab

Have you jumped on the Air Fryer bandwagon yet? If not, this tender, juicy, and flavorful recipe for Chicken Boti Kabab – Air Fryer Chicken Kabab will assure you to. I make different types of grilled chicken tikkas, and kababs in my air fryer about 4 times a week, and it comes out juicy and delicious every single time! How to make Chicken Boti Kabab – Air Fryer Chicken Kabab?  So let’s discuss just how fast you can make this …

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Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Chicken Banjara Tikka

Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Chicken Banjara Tikka turned out better than I expected! Juicy, unbelievably flavorful and grilled to perfection this Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Chicken Banjara Tikka is easier than you might think; especially when it starts with a marinade loaded with flavor from spices, ginger, garlic, lemon juice, and cashew nuts. What ingredients do we need for this recipe? Boneless chicken breasts or thighs, sesame seeds, raw unsalted cashew nuts, Greek yogurt, ginger garlic paste, lemon …

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Air Fryer Prawn Koliwada – Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp Koliwada

This amazing Air Fryer Prawn Koliwada – Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp Koliwada is unique. It is crispy on the on the outside, tender on the inside, and inundated with spices. Prawn Koliwada is a popular appetizer served in restaurants in Mumbai. Traditionally the prawns are deep fried. However, this recipe eliminates deep frying. What kind of shrimp do I need for Air Fryer Prawn Koliwada – Air Fryer Spicy Shrimp Koliwada? These days, you can get very good quality frozen …

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Instant Pot Dalia Upma / Bulgur Wheat

Discover a healthy and nutritious savory Indian porridge packed with vegetables. Dalia is a big part of our family’s morning regimen. Often, when we are looking for a healthy and quick breakfast recipe, Instant Pot Dalia Upma / Bulgur Wheat is often the answer. This Instant Pot Dalia Upma / Bulgur Wheat recipe is a time saver since it is a one-pot breakfast item for the entire family. I’m all about breakfast recipes that are wholesome, satisfying, and nourishing to …

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Instant Pot Matar Paneer – Peas and Paneer

This Instant Pot Matar Paneer – Peas and Paneer recipe is the best homemade paneer recipe I have ever tasted. It is restaurant quality paneer made in the comforts of your home. It is super appetizing, easy to make, and very flexible. I like to serve it on a bed of rice, with Indian flat bread (naan), or tortillas. What is paneer? Paneer is a squeaky, fresh cheese from the Indian subcontinent. It is a vegetarian’s companion and is made …

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Tindora Aloo Sabzi – Instant Pot Ivy Gourd and Potatoes

This quick Tindora Aloo Sabzi – Instant Pot Ivy Gourd and Potatoes is delicious, made with tindora (ivy gourd). This dish is satisfying, ultra-simple, refreshing, has a nice kick of heat without all the heavy fried flavors. Ivy gourd shines in this dish as a summer vegetable and has a wonderful seared flavor without getting gooey. All the ingredients including fresh ivy gourd can be found in Indian grocery store.  Tindora Aloo Sabzi – Instant Pot Ivy Gourd and Potatoes …

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Kashmiri Pickled Onion / Kashmiri Gand Achar

This Kashmiri Pickled Onion / Kashmiri Gand Achar is ridiculously easy to make and an outstanding addition to any meal. Above all it is mouthwatering. Pickles play a predominant role in Indian homes as a flavor enhancer. What kind of onions should I use to make Kashmiri Pickled Onion / Kashmiri Gand Achar ? I highly recommend using pearl red onions. They’re classic, have a mild flavor and are also known as picklers or baby onions. They stay nice and …

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Instant Pot Sookha Chana – Punjabi Kala Chana Masala

Sookha kala chana masala was one of my favorite food growing up. I was a picky eater when I was little. My mom would make a variety of foods for me hoping that I would eat them. Life is a full circle. My younger daughter is a picky eater. One of the most challenging things about cooking for little people is trying to figure great meal alternatives kids in your life will like. When I got this recipe from my …

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Instant Pot Soya Keema and Matar – Soya and Peas

Soya Keema and Matar is truly tender, juicy and flavorful. It is a  simple vegetarian dish served over rice or with naan (flat-bread) and is made in the Instant Pot. I enjoy cooking this recipe on days that I want to avoid meat. Truth be told, this recipe could fool any meat eater. All things considered, I tricked my kids once into believing this was minced chicken and they believed it! In other words, it tastes like meat. What are …

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Paneer and Bell Pepper – Restaurant Style in the Instant Pot

This Paneer and Bell Pepper recipe is an easy restaurant style dish made in the instant pot. As someone who grew up in Mumbai India, eating paneer both at home and in restaurants was a regular part of my routine. I often ate paneer instead of chicken or lamb. Paneer seriously curbed my meat cravings and still does. I am not trying to convince you to go vegetarian. All I am saying is that this instant pot paneer recipe is …

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Instant Pot Egg Curry – Dhaba Style Egg Curry with Potatoes

Eggs are a staple in our refrigerator for obvious reasons.They are good source of inexpensive high protein; they are versatile, a nutritional powerhouse, and are delicious. They are rich sources of selenium, vitamin D, B6, B12 and minerals. This Instant Pot Egg Curry – Dhaba Style Egg Curry with Potatoes is the perfect weeknight meal. I ate egg curry regularly back in India. We would often eat egg curry and potatoes at Dhaba’s (roadside restaurants) in India. They were typically …

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Instant Pot Phirni/ Firni -Instant Pot Indian Rice Pudding

Treat yourself to a comforting bowl of this Instant Pot Phirni / Firni and enjoy a better night’s sleep. Phirni fits all the standards of a comfort food. What is even more appealing about this recipe is that it utilizes the most basic ingredients – milk, sugar and rice – and a few other which are a pantry staple. It brings that nostalgic feeling on your first bite and so much warmth as you go along. The pistachios and almonds …

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Air Fryer Fish Tikka – Indian Spicy Cilantro Tikka

Seize your Air Fryer and make this Air Fryer Fish Tikka – Indian Spicy Cilantro Tikka ASAP. This easy Air Fryer Fish Tikka – Indian Spicy Cilantro Tikka is a fun dinner/snack idea that’s fast and is uncomplicated enough to make especially on a work night! I have those days when I want that amazing spicy and flavorful fish at home but I don’t want to resort with frying in oil. Now thanks to my air fryer, I can make …

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Instant Pot Mung Bean – Sprouts Stir Fry

This Instant Pot Mung Bean – Sprouts Stir Fry recipe was a long time coming! I grew up eating mung bean sprouts stir-fry with tortillas. It was my lunch box item. For some reason, I never made it over the years until now. I thought making mung beans sprouts was a tedious long drawn process, but it is so easy. With the  instant pot making this recipe is such a breeze. Lentils/beans know no bounds. They are the ideal high-protein, …

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Mung Bean Sprouts – Moong Dal Sprouts

There is nothing easier than growing your own mung bean sprouts. Mung bean sprouts are a culinary vegetable grown by sprouting mung beans. All you need is some mung beans/ whole green gram lentils known as whole moong dal in hindi, a colander or a mixing bowl, a lid and some water. Mung bean sprouts can be used in salads, soups, in dumplings or stir-fried as a side dish to be eaten with tortillas. After figuring out how easy it is …

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Instant Pot Puri Aloo – Puri and Potato

This Instant Pot Puri Aloo – Puri and Potato recipe will take you right back home to your mom’s cooking. Perfectly cooked, flavorful, and appetizing, this Instant Pot Puri Aloo – Puri and Potato are perfect for Sunday brunch. Puri’s (unleavened deep-fried bread) have been sort of an enigma to me. I’ve never known the exact ratios of flour and water…and end up just winging it and hoping for it to be perfect…until now! Puri or Poori is either made with …

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Instant Pot Rice Pudding – Instant Pot Kheer

Easy and delicious this Instant Pot Rice Pudding – Instant Pot Kheer is a no fail one pot recipe with minimal ingredients. Creamy, and soft this Instant Pot Rice Pudding is the ultimate comfort food! Find out how to make old fashioned kheer right at home with my mom’s popular recipe. Thank you mom for sharing your proprietary recipe! Hope you like this Instant Pot Rice Pudding. Kheer Kheer is a pudding, originating from the Indian subcontinent. Kheer can be …

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Instant Pot Punjabi Lamb – Indian Goat Curry

Instant Pot Punjabi Lamb – Indian Goat Curry recipe is a bone-in lamb/goat cooked in a simple, yet delicious tomato and spiced flavorful mojo. Moist and tender, this Instant Pot Punjabi Lamb recipe is sure to please all the lamb lovers out there. In short, this recipe will not disappoint you. I developed a love for Punjabi food while growing up in India. Mumbai has a diverse choice of great food. Moreover, travelling to North India enabled me to try …

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Instant Pot Aloo Matar – Indian Potatoes and Peas Curry

There are so many methods to make potatoes – stir-fried, boiled, grilled, slow cooked – but my most frequent cooking method of preparing potatoes is in a curry, with different vegetables. I love making this Instant Pot Aloo Matar – Indian Potatoes and Peas Curry for its simplicity and amazing taste. This potato recipe is undoubtedly a true crowd pleaser and is perfect with steamed rice or tortillas. And guess what! It is vegan and gluten free too! Potatoes and …

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Instant Pot Kashmiri Fish – Spicy Kashmiri Fish Curry

Instant Pot Kashmiri Fish – Spicy Kashmiri Fish Curry This Instant Pot Kashmiri Fish curry is easy, quick to make and uses a few ingredients. It’s an appetizing, very palatable, and a nutritious fish recipe. Couple it with steamed rice and vegetables for a wholesome weeknight dinner. I got this recipe from my mom. The original Kashmiri fish recipe does not use tomatoes. Over the years my mom has tweaked it just a bit, by adding tomatoes. I tweaked it …

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Stir Fry Indian Cabbage – Instant Pot Patta Gobi

Stir Fry Indian Cabbage – Instant Pot Patta Gobi  One of my preferred cabbage recipes! See how to make delicious Stir Fry Indian Cabbage – Instant Pot Patta Gobi- with ground turmeric, ground coriander, and ground cumin. Effortless, fast, and mouthwatering! Think cabbage is a little too boring? I am here to sway you otherwise. This cabbage is insanely good and super easy to make with hardly any ingredients. It comes together in less than 20 minutes! What ingredients do …

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Instant Pot Kala Chana – Indian Brown Chickpea Curry

This easy delicious Instant Pot Kala Chana – Indian Brown Chickpea Curry  is easy to make and packed with flavor! And it is made in an Instant Pot of course. Tomatoes and mango powder are a critical part of the tangy, and savory recipe, so please don’t eliminate them– if you do, your chickpea curry will taste a little blah. The Serrano pepper is totally optional. If spicy isn’t your thing, you can eliminate the Serrano pepper. What is Kala Chana? …

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Cauliflower and Paneer Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer

Cauliflower and Paneer Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer – I feel like cauliflower is continually dwarfed by other vegetables, but cauliflower will be making a comeback very soon due to this Cauliflower and Paneer Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer recipe, especially when it’s cooked like this. In this Cauliflower and Paneer Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Paneer recipe, cauliflower and paneer are cooked with the warm rich spices like turmeric, ground fennel, and ground ginger to bring out …

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Radish Chutney in Yogurt – Kashmiri Muji Chetin

This creamy Radish Chutney in Yogurt – Kashmiri Muji Chetin triumphs on all fronts. It has a velvety, creamy texture and is our one of our all-time favorite radish recipes! This is a traditional Kashmiri side dish. It can be used as an accompaniment to rice, bread or tortillas (roti). It can also be used as a dip with almost anything. This recipe is ridiculously easy to make, takes under 10 minutes and is a staple in our home in …

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Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Butter Chicken Tikka

This last-minute Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Butter Chicken Tikka made in the Air Fryer is super easy and irresistible. It is great to serve company, but it is also one of those dishes that work for a fast weeknight dinner. How do I make the Air Fryer Chicken Tikka – Butter Chicken Tikka? Firstly, using a whisk or a spoon mix all the marinade ingredients well. Next, chop the chicken thighs (skinless and boneless) into 2 to 3 inch …

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Instant Pot Chicken Kofta -Instant Pot Meatball Curry

This easy Instant Pot Chicken Kofta -Instant Pot Meatball Curry is the ideal staple for any kitchen! It’s easy to prep and these meatballs come out tender every time. If you’re a fan of Indian food and curries you’re going to love this meatball curry recipe!  This meatball curry is made with chicken. I used the JENNIE-O® Ground Chicken. You can use other types of ground meat, for instance turkey, or lamb. The cook time for turkey will be the …

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Potato Beans Bell Pepper -Instant Pot Aloo Beans Capsicum

Looking for some new bell pepper (capsicum) and green beans recipe? You are at the right place! Find a new way to incorporate these two flavorful, mouthwatering, and nutritious vegetables into family dinners in this Potato Beans Bell Pepper – Instant Pot Aloo Beans Capsicum recipe. If you like bell peppers, you will love this Potato Beans Bell Pepper – Instant Pot Aloo Beans Capsicum recipe. Colorful bell peppers get a bang of flavor from the spices. Kashmiri chili powder …

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Instant Pot Sukhe Aloo – Indian Stir-Fry Potatoes

Instant Pot Sukhe Aloo – Indian Stir-Fry Potatoes a home-style snack is my go-to carb comfort food. In my opinion, this is a very adaptable dish. It can be served as a side to tortillas or naan. I love eating Instant Pot Sukhe Aloo – Indian Stir-Fry Potatoes over white rice, or even with scrambled eggs. In my experience, there are no rules for how to eat it. This was a dish I treasured the most as a child. We …

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Instant Pot Kohlrabi Curry – Kashmiri Monji Haak – Knol Khol

This Instant Pot Kohlrabi Curry – Kashmiri Monji Haak – Knol Khol is delicious and super easy to make with a few ingredients. Not to mention, it comes together in less than 25 minutes and is made in an Instant Pot of course! In Kashmiri Monji refers to the bulb and haak are the leaves. Kashmiri’s use Kohlrabi in several different dishes. It goes really well with white rice. Kohlrabi looks like a root vegetable, but it is cabbage’s cousin, …

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Instant Pot Beans Aloo – Green Beans Potato Curry

Instant Pot Beans Aloo – Green Beans Potato Curry with extraordinary flavor are an exemplary accompaniment to any main meal. Cooking in the Instant Pot  is a quick and efficient way to cook spicy green beans and potatoes. This is typically a North Indian dish. I grew up eating green beans and potato curry regularly. It can be eaten as a side dish with tortillas or rice. What ingredients do I need to make Instant Pot Beans Aloo – Green …

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Kashmiri Haak with Kale – Instant Pot Kale

Kashmiri Haak with Kale – Instant Pot Kale Haak is a staple food in Kashmiri cuisine. This Kashmiri Haak with Kale – Instant Pot Kale requires minimal ingredients and is very easy to make in an Instant Pot. Kashmiri’s eat haak with rice and cook them in several variations. For example: Haak aloo (with potatoes), haak nadru (with lotus root), haak with kolarabi, and others. I typically made haak with collard greens. It is very easy to make. It takes a few …

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Air Fryer Tandoori Mushrooms – Spicy Mushroom Tikka

Air Fryer Tandoori Mushrooms – Spicy Mushroom Tikka Here’s an exceptionally healthy addition to any dinner spread. Air Fryer Tandoori Mushrooms – Spicy Mushrooms are marinated and seasoned with spices and then air fried. After making grilled mushrooms countless times over the years, I’ve gotten rather good at it. I’ve been told several times; I make the best grilled mushrooms. I grew up eating grilled mushrooms in India. I wanted to replicate them in the Air Fryer. Believe me these …

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Instant Pot Kashmiri Dal – Moong Dal

Instant Pot Kashmiri Dal – Moong Dal This one-pot healthy and AUTHENTIC Instant Pot Kashmiri Dal – Moong Dal is so delicious, it’s sure to become a basic recipe in your home! This Instant Pot Kashmiri Dal – Moong Dal is creamy, hearty, and made with just twelve ingredients! If you want a lentil soup that will quickly become a treasured recipe, I propose giving it a try. This recipe skips the step of sautéing onions, or tomatoes. In fact, it doesn’t …

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Instant Pot Aloo Poha – Potato Flattened Rice

Instant Pot Aloo Poha – Potato Flattened Rice is a delicious one pot meal that falls together quickly creating the perfect breakfast. Undoubtedly one of my favorite breakfast item. It may seem monotonous and tedious, but c’mon poha is a total family pleasing snack or breakfast. What is poha? Poha is flattened dry rice originating from the Indian subcontinent. The rice tends to soften and swell up when liquid is added to it.  Poha is a staple breakfast item in …

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Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream – Fruit Cream Dessert

Summer is all about ease in the kitchen, and nothing could be more uncomplicated than berries and cream. This Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream – Fruit Cream Dessert takes heavy whipping cream to an advanced level! This Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream – Fruit Cream Dessert is a perfect 4th of July dessert or a party dessert! What ingredients do I need to make this Greek Yogurt Whipped Cream – Fruit Cream Dessert? Plain Greek yogurt. Either low fat or regular both …

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Cucumber Tomato Cilantro Salad – Spicy Salad

This super easy Cucumber Tomato Cilantro Salad – Spicy Salad is a family favorite recipe that we have been enjoying for years. It is a great side for just anything. I like to serve it alongside rice, tortillas or even grilled chicken. Finely chopped vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, bell peppers, carrots, onions, and cilantro are tossed in lemon juice. Salt and pepper and added along with Serrano peppers. This salad is a total classic in India. People make different versions …

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Instant Pot Tofu Bhurji – Indian Style Scrambled Tofu

I have recently developed a love for tofu. Since figuring out that it tastes so good, I’ve been grilling it, eating it in salads, and making curry. I can’t get enough of the stuff. This Instant Pot Tofu Bhurji – Indian Style Scrambled Tofu is very easy to make and is delicious. And, you need an Instant Pot of course. What type of tofu do I use for Instant Pot Tofu Bhurji – Indian Style Scrambled Tofu? I prefer using firm …

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Thai Green Tofu Curry – Instant Pot Green Tofu Curry

Who is ready for a succulent bowl of Thai Green Tofu Curry – Instant Pot Green Tofu Curry? Thai Green Tofu Curry – Instant Pot Green Tofu Curry with bell peppers, green beans, and carrots is incredibly flavorful. It’s the ideal, fulfilling veggie-packed meal! Last week, I made the Instant Pot Easy Thai Red Chicken Curry and since then have been experimenting with multiple Thai recipes. What ingredients do I need? Green curry paste: As for me, for the curry paste I …

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Instant Pot Easy Thai Red Chicken Curry

Instant Pot Thai Red Chicken Curry: An easy restaurant style one-pot curry that’s so outrageously delicious. Cancel your takeout and try this out! This recipe is quick enough for a weeknight dinner and fancy enough when you have company. Thai red curry is one dish I have an appetite for any time. I have ordered Thai red chicken curry countless times in restaurants and tried making homemade versions almost as many times. When I eventually got the proportions right, this …

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Air Fryer Spicy Okra – Air Fryer Sukhi Bhindi

This appetizing Air Fryer Spicy Okra – Air Fryer Sukhi Bhindi recipe made in the Air Fryer is for everyone. Air fried okra with hints of green peeping through are so inviting. Are you concerned about okra being slimy? Do not worry! The air frying process does take away the sliminess that okra frequently has. With air fried okra and the right spices, you can enjoy its extraordinary flavor—augmented with a touch of ground coriander, ground cumin, mango powder, and …

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Spicy Tomato Brown Rice – Instant Pot Tomato Rice

Brown rice gets a makeover with tomatoes, onions and spices with this Spicy Tomato Brown Rice – Instant Pot Tomato Rice. I’m excited to share this healthier version of tomato rice recipe with you. Traditionally this recipe is made with white rice. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been doing my best to cook nutritious and wholesome foods, and when I do that, I sometimes fall victim to the bland/flat food rut. Please tell-me you’ve been there too? Turning …

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Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea

Looking for a simple and easy to make brown rice recipe? Try this perfectly fluffy Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea Pilaf What ingredients do I need to make the Brown Rice Chana Pulao – Instant Pot Brown Rice Chickpea Pilaf? Ghee, bay leaf, star anise, cloves, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds, onion, ginger garlic paste, tomato, ground turmeric, kashmiri chili powder, garam masala, dry mango powder, ground coriander, ground cumin, salt, Serrano pepper, cilantro and lemon …

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Air Fryer Lotus Root – Kashmiri Nadru Monja

Lotus root made with a crispy batter incorporated with spices are the ultimate homemade treat! This Air Fryer Lotus Root – Kashmiri Nadru Monja recipe is a perfect accompaniment to comfort food. Lotus root fritters can be served as a side dish, an appetizer or snack. This Air Fryer Lotus Root – Kashmiri Nadru Monja recipe use a few ingredients and come together really fast! Traditionally, these are deep fried, however, I have attempted to make a healthy version by …

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Instant Pot Rava Upma – Sooji Upma – Semolina – Suji

Enjoy a delicious bowl of Instant Pot Rava Upma – Sooji Upma – Semolina – Suji. This smooth, mildly flavored, and savory thick-porridge takes about 20 minutes from start to finish and is the perfect way to start your day. It can be enjoyed as a breakfast or an evening snack. What is Sooji? Sooji is granulated wheat and is also known as semolina or rava. People in northern India call it sooji, while people in southern India call it …

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Mac & Cheese Omelette – Made in Instant Pot

This Mac & Cheese Omelette – Made in Instant Pot creates the flavor and texture you seek. The combination of egg with mac and cheese is insanely rich and delicious. Mac and cheese is a staple at my house. The instant pot makes cooking mac and cheese so easy. Literally dump everything in and turn it on. It can’t get any easier than this. What ingredients do I need to make the mac and cheese omelette? Two types of cheese: Sharp …

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Rice and Lentil Porridge -Instant Pot Khichdi

Rice and Lentil Porridge -Instant Pot Khichdi is quick and easy to make. It’s a one pot rice and lentil Instant Pot meal. There’s something special about eating khichdi on a cold winter day. Khichdi is meant to be a fairly mild, but the flavor of ghee and turmeric is deep. Oh so deep. As a child, cold days of winter would often begin with the wonderful smell of khichdi cooked in the pressure cooker.  What is Khichdi? Khichdi is …

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Yogurt Lotus Root Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Nadru Yakhni

This quick and easy Yogurt Lotus Root Curry – Instant Pot Kashmiri Nadru Yakhni is the answer to your week night dinner. And it is made in the Instant Pot! What is lotus root/lotus stem? Even though they are known as lotus “roots”, they are actually the stem of the plant that can grow up to 4 feet, modified for underwater growth. The actual roots are fine and thin and are found below the stem. The lotus root aka the …

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Instant Pot Butter Chicken – Instant Pot Murg Makhani

Instant pot   Butter Chicken – Instant Pot Murg Makhani or as everyone around me calls it “the restaurant style butter chicken recipe” is a creamy saucy chicken curry with warm spices and tomato sauce.  The flavors in this recipe are a dazzling escape unto themselves and this dish is ready in under 30 minutes. Without taking much time from your busy schedule, you can make this chicken rather quickly. And guess what NO ONIONS! If you have been following …

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Air Fryer Paneer Tikka – Stuffed Paneer Tikka

Learn how to make Air Fryer Paneer Tikka – Stuffed Paneer Tikka with this easy and yummy recipe! Paneer tikka can get boring at times. But no worries! What if I told you that you could have the most unbeatable, unparalleled, flavorful, and the easiest EVER paneer stuffed tikka…A quick 40 minute weeknight meal…with super simple steps?? I’m tellin’ ya. This crisp-on-the-outside, stuffed on the inside paneer is about to change your life. Serve over rice and with veggies, or …

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Instant Pot Lemon Rice – Fenugreek – Methi Lemon Rice

This instant pot  Lemon Rice – Fenugreek – Methi Lemon Rice is delicious, aromatic, and bursting with flavors. Lemon rice is one of those items that my family eats on a regular basis. Adding fenugreek leaves to it makes it fragrant and flavorful. Ingredients needed for the Instant Pot Lemon Rice – Fenugreek – Methi Lemon Rice? I like to make this dish with long grain Basmati rice. The tempering ingredients needed for this recipe are: mustard seeds, raw cashew …

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Instant Pot Mushroom Curry – Spicy Kashmiri Mushroom

This Instant Pot Mushroom Curry – Spicy Kashmiri Mushroom isn’t fancy or elaborate. It is simple, and yet really shines in its simplicity. An easy dish made with only 4 spices! This dish is ready in under 30 minutes. What do I need to make Instant Pot Mushroom Curry – Spicy Kashmiri Mushroom? An instant pot of-course! Spices: ground fennel, ground ginger, ground cumin and Kashmiri chili powder. Yogurt: The yogurt needs to be at room temperature. Keep 3 tablespoons of yogurt …

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Air Fryer Shrimp Tikka – Hariyali Shrimp Tikka

This Air Fryer Shrimp Tikka – Hariyali Shrimp Tikka recipe is easy enough for a quick weeknight dinner. This recipe is skimpy on prep time and splendid on flavor. The meaning of tikka is an Indian dish made with small pieces of meat, sea food, chicken, or vegetables marinated in a spice mixture. Hariyali means green. Authentic hariyali tikka is usually made with shrimp marinated in plain strained yogurt and spices, char-grilled in a clay oven known as a tandoor …

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Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay -Chole Methi Palak

Pack in the protein with this Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay – Chole Methi Palak recipe. This instant pot recipe is special to me because it’s one of the few recipes my entire family loves. Flavorful and protein-packed this chickpea recipe is perfect for any day of the week! What sort of chickpea should I use for Instant Pot Sukhe Cholay -Chole Methi Palak ? I use dry Kabuli chana also known as garbanzo beans for this recipe. I soak the …

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Air Fryer Hariyali Chicken – Hariyali Chicken Tikka

This Air Fryer Hariyali Chicken – Hariyali Chicken Tikka rivals any Indian restaurant! Why go eat out when you can outdo restaurant style chicken at home??? The meaning of tikka is an Indian dish made with small pieces of meat, chicken, or vegetables marinated in a spice mixture. Hariyali means green. Authentic hariyali chicken tikka is usually made with chicken marinated in plain strained yogurt and spices, char-grilled in a clay oven known as a tandoor for remarkable barbecue flavors. …

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Air Fryer Amritsari Paneer -Spicy Paneer Tikka

Air fryer Amritsari Paneer -Spicy Paneer Tikka – is a perfect party appetizer.  Lately, I have been making several air fryer recipes for my family and I had to share this recipe with my readers. Paneer cooked this way is easy, and absolutely delicious. This paneer recipe reminds me of my college days living in Mumbai, India where I would have the traditional version grilled in a tandoor served with naan at local restaurants. This air fryer recipe is not far …

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Air Fryer Paneer Nuggets – Spicy Paneer Tikka Popcorn

Air fryer Paneer Nuggets – Spicy Paneer Tikka Popcorn are a perfect stand out appetizer star. As most Indian cooking, this recipe demands a few spices. However, this dish is so easy to make. You just mix the spices in greek yogurt, add the paneer, and mix it in the breadcrumbs. Air Fryer Paneer Nuggets – Spicy Paneer Tikka Popcorn – What is paneer? Paneer is squeaky, fresh cheese from the Indian subcontinent. It is a vegetarian’s companion and is made …

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Instant Pot Turmeric Lamb -Kashmiri Kalia – Goat Curry

Simple yet delicious, Instant Pot Turmeric Lamb – Kashmiri Kalia – Goat Curry (made with either goat or lamb) is an easy, wholesome and quick meal to put together. I have used goat meat (also called mutton in India). Kalia is eaten on special occasions in Kashmiri culture, especially during happy times, like the birth of a baby, during a wedding or in welcoming a bride. The gravy in Kalia is slightly thin. The beautiful yellow color is attained from …

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Kashmiri Rajma Shalgam – Instant Pot Kidney Beans and Turnip

Kashmiri Rajma Shalgam – Instant Pot Kidney Beans and Turnip – Rajma Gogji Healthy, delicious and full of protein this Kashmiri Rajma Shalgam – Instant Pot Kidney Beans and Turnip recipe is just perfect for dinner and easy to prepare too!  This dish is low in fat and high in flavor. The turnip adds a great texture and flavor to the beans. A perfect one-pot wonder for a weekday supper.  Kashmiri rajma shalgam doesn’t require onions or tomatoes. All you …

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Air Fryer Dhaniya Shrimp – Spicy Cilantro Shrimp Tikka

You don’t have to wait for the weekend to enjoy restaurant-style shrimp. This Air Fryer Dhaniya Shrimp – Spicy Cilantro Shrimp Tikka is a recipe in which shrimp is perfectly cooked. How do we make Air Fryer Dhaniya Shrimp – Spicy Cilantro Shrimp Tikka? I am obsessed with shrimp cooked in this marinade. First, you take shrimp and put it in the marinade mix and let marinate for 20 minutes. This is quick, simple, requires only pantry ingredients, and allows …

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Malai Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Malai Chicken Tikka

Malai Chicken Tikka – Air Fryer Malai Chicken Tikka cooks up amazingly tender and juicy. I grew up in Mumbai and I have consumed my fair share of Malai Chicken Tikka. We ate them regularly in restaurants. Without a doubt, this malai chicken tikka will probably be the simplest and most amazing chicken you’ll ever make!   What ingredients do I need to make this ? Oil, ginger garlic paste, Ground Black Pepper heavy whipping cream, plain Greek yogurt, corn …

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Instant Pot Kashmiri Chicken – Yakhni – Yogurt Curry

Simple & appetizing, Instant Pot Kashmiri Chicken – Yakhni – Yogurt Curry, with yogurt and fragrant spices – a fast flavorful nourishing meal, that can be made in an Instant Pot! What is Yakhni – Instant Pot Kashmiri Chicken – Yakhni – Yogurt Curry? Yakhni is a yogurt-based curry and is a signature Kashmiri dish. Some of the popular yakhni dishes in Kashmiri cuisine include goat/lamb yakhni, chicken yakhni, lotus root (nadru or kamal kakdi) yakhni, mushroom yakhni, and several …

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Instant Pot Cumin Rice – Jeera, Matar and Coconut Rice

This instant pot Cumin Rice – Jeera, Matar and Coconut Rice al dente cumin, peas, and coconut rice is very easy to make and the perfect side dish. It has a mild coconut flavor, and a very distinctive earthy, nutty cumin flavor. Adding lemon juice is too subtle to notice, but it adds a bright freshness to the rice. What ingredients do we need for Instant Pot Cumin Rice – Jeera, Matar and Coconut Rice? We need cumin seeds, long grain …

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Air Fryer Bhindi Okra – Air Fryer Kurkuri Bhindi

This Air Fryer Bhindi Okra – Air Fryer Kurkuri Bhindi recipe is one of my favorite easy snack ideas! Perfectly crisp air fried okra seasoned well and coated with rice flour, chickpea flour and spices without the added fat or calories! It is so simple and quick to throw together for an easy snack recipe. Okra loses its characteristic sliminess when roasted and develops a crunchy texture and a great flavor when cooked this way.  In the original recipe okra …

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Instant Pot Mushroom Yakhni – Kashmiri Mushroom

Instant Pot Mushroom Yakhni – Kashmiri Mushroom is a delicious, warming vegetarian curry that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. It is made with yogurt and fragrant spices – a fast flavorful nourishing meal, that can be made in an Instant Pot! What is yakhni? Yakhni is a yogurt-based curry and is a signature Kashmiri dish. Some of the popular Yakhni dishes in Kashmiri cuisine include goat/lamb yakhni, chicken yakhni, lotus root (nadru) yakhni, mushroom yakhni, and several others. Yakhni is extremely …

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Instant Pot Goat Yakhni – Kashmiri Yogurt Goat Curry

Simple & appetizing, Instant Pot Goat Yakhni – Kashmiri Yogurt Goat Curry, with yogurt and fragrant spices- a fast flavorful nourishing meal, that can be made in an Instant Pot! What is Yakhni? Yakhni is a yogurt-based curry and is a signature Kashmiri dish. Some of the popular yakhni dishes in Kashmiri cuisine include goat/lamb yakhni, chicken yakhni, lotus root (nadru or kamal kakdi) yakhni, mushroom yakhni, and several others. Yakhni is extremely delicious and does not contain red chili …

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Instant Pot Rajma Masala – Kidney Bean – Rajma Curry

When you are in a dilemma of what to cook, and you fancy a restaurant style filling meal Instant Pot Rajma Masala – Kidney Bean – Rajma Curry comes to the RESCUE! This recipe is a distant cousin of the spicy red bean chili. From as long as I can remember, every one of our family gatherings was sure to have rajma masala. It is a go to dish in my home even today. The kids love it and it …

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Air Fryer Donuts – Chocolate Glazed Donuts

These Air Fryer Donuts – Chocolate Glaze Donuts are air fried, not deep fried in oil – and are so simple to make! These definitely make a healthier treat and are made from scratch. Since these are not deep-dried donuts they will have a different texture and taste so they are more like bagels with frosting. Nevertheless, they are still fun to make and fun to eat. What ingredients do I need to make Air Fryer Donuts – Chocolate Glazed …