DHANIYA CHICKEN (Preparation Time: 40-50 mins, Serves: 4)

Delicious and tender chicken cooked in yogurt and cilantro (coriander) sauce I have been maintaining a recipe note-book for almost 12 years now and its fun to read it. It is less a recipe book more a memoir, where I have been recording my cooking experiments. That was the time when I had just got…

DATES AND CHOCOLATE LOAF CAKE (PREPARATION TIME:1 HOUR)

What do you do when your child is sick with a tummy bug and badly craving for chocolate cake? You refine one of your mom’s cake recipe to make it light on the tummy and make it chocolaty to appeal to the kids.  This cake was a hit with my kids and we love it…

MUTTON ROGAN JOSH ( PREPARATION TIME: 1-1.5 HOURS, SERVES:4)

When I was only 4 years old when I visited Kashmir with my parents. But surprising enough I remember quite a lot from the trip actually. The  breathtaking views, the biting cold (something that I had never experienced before, since we lived in Rajasthan, the desert state of India.), the way people dressed up, the delicious food…

ASPARAGUS KOFTA CURRY (PREPARATION TIME- 30 MINUTES, SERVES:4-5)

I was introduced to Asparagus when we moved to the States about five years ago. I love trying new vegetables and cuisines. One day while shopping for groceries I picked up a bunch. Back home I searched for a recipe that could gently orient my taste buds to this “foreign” vegetable. I tried Chicken and Asparagus…

SPINACH AND PEAR GREEN SMOOTHIE (PREPARATION TIME:15 MINS, SERVES 2)

Smoothies can be great breakfast substitutes if you are following a low calorie diet. Not only are they filling but also are supremely healthy because they have no added sugar and are high in fiber.I do a combination of fruit and vegetable smoothies, taste is very important to me, I promise everything I share here…

KALE CHANE CURRY (PREPARATION TIME:45 MINS, SERVES:4)

Freezing temperatures leave me craving for something warm, tangy and a little spicy, the kale chane curry is the exact remedy to satisfy all these cravings and more. Since I have always been fond of cooking, whenever I come across a well made dish, I immediately want to learn how to make it. The story for…