Creamy Whole Black Lentil Curry-Dairy Free Dal Makhani

Butter Dal/ Dal Makhani/ Maa ki Dal(Mom’s Dal) is a simple, lite & delectable combination of whole black lentils & red kidney beans, traditionally slow cooked for hours to rich creamy perfection with some roasted Indian spices. It can then be tempered with a large dollop of wholesome ghee or clarified butter for added richness.Continue reading “Creamy Whole Black Lentil Curry-Dairy Free Dal Makhani”

Portuguese – Goan Galinha Cafreal

It is my pleasure entirely to bring to you another exciting showstopper of a dish from Goa today! Great for gluten free & dairy free diets, Galinha (Chicken in Portuguese) in a Cafreal masala, is a spicy chicken preparation that finds its roots in the Portuguese colonies in Mozambique, Africa. Chicken Cafreal, a melt-in-the-mouth delicacy,Continue reading “Portuguese – Goan Galinha Cafreal”

Goan Prawn Pulao / Pilaf

Goa, the land of sun, sand, surf & fresh seafood! When Yuletide season arrives, one always thinks of Goa & the sheer merriment and revelry that engulfs you & overpowers your senses just as soon as you get there! Colourful fairy lights & decorated trees in shops & quaint eateries, lively Goan music n’ liveContinue reading “Goan Prawn Pulao / Pilaf”

Methi Paratha – Fresh Fenugreek Roti

Try out these flavourful parathas made with fresh fenugreek leaves & a mix of healthy flours & Indian spices. They taste best when served with plain yoghurt and your favourite pickle. The pleasure of simple healthy tasty home cooked food is unmatched! Fenugreek leaves are believed to assist in lowering blood sugar levels as wellContinue reading “Methi Paratha – Fresh Fenugreek Roti”

Dhaba Style Paneer (Rustic Style Cottage Cheese Curry)

An impressive & easy to cook paneer gravy that appeases all ages alike! Served here with Methi Parathas (fresh fenugreek rotis). This dish is especially found at all Dhabas or rustic roadside eateries alongside Indian highways that are frequented by budget travellers & truck drivers. Particularly popular for their traditional village style ethnic feel, completeContinue reading “Dhaba Style Paneer (Rustic Style Cottage Cheese Curry)”