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Mashed Eggplant (Baingan Bharta)

Posted on 09/18/2016 at 1:36 PM
Mashed Eggplant (Baingan Bharta) Eggplant Bharta is one of the most popular ways to cook eggplant. The best way to bring out the flavor is by grilling the eggplant until the skin is burned, giving the eggplant a smoky flavor. The charcoaled skin is removed and tender inside pulp of the...
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Fresh Tomato Salsa

Posted on 09/06/2016 at 8:32 PM
I am guilty of buying too many vegetables at the Farmers Market. I use fresh farm tomatoes for as long as I can. I am sure you’ll all agree that vine ripened tomatoes (vs. store bought) are juicy, flavorful and sweet. You can just eat them like an apple. No...
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Curried Mushroom and Peas

Posted on 02/01/2016 at 7:41 PM
Curried Mushroom and Peas Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Mushrooms have become a staple in American cuisine today. We add mushrooms to pasta, salads and everything in between. Since 1990, mushroom consumption has nearly doubled in the USA. I remember when mushrooms started being on the cover of every...

Mixed Vegetables (Sukhi Subji)

Posted on 01/01/2015 at 11:38 AM
Frozen Mixed Vegetables (Sukhi Subji) When in a hurry, frozen mixed vegetables can be a lifesaver. Great with any meal, Indian or Western. I always have a bag of frozen mixed vegetables in my freezer. There are days when I am out of fresh vegetables or simply don't have time to...

Kofte & White Curry Sauce

Posted on 11/23/2014 at 6:57 PM
Spinach Kofte in a White Curry Sauce Koftas are basically meat or vegetable balls. Indians make variety of lamb and goat koftas but the most popular are the vegetable koftas. Once made into balls the koftas are always simmered in a curry sauce. The most common; vegetable koftas in homes...

Fried Bread (Puri)

Posted on 11/16/2014 at 10:08 PM
Puri Puri (fried bread) makes any meal a celebration. Everyone, young or old, enjoy puries. Although you can make them alone, they are easier to make with two people; one fries and the other rolls. Puri technically falls in the category of flatbreads. It seems wrong to call the deep-fried bread known...

Dal-Vada Burgers

Posted on 06/02/2014 at 7:42 PM
Dal-Vada Burger (Bean Burgers) Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 15 Minutes Sandwiches and burgers are an international craze. Although they are not traditional Indian food, sandwiches are very popular today. This is a relatively quick bean burger recipe using canned chickpeas. I find that frozen or even restaurant veggie or bean...

Daikon Stuffed Flatbread

Posted on 02/07/2014 at 9:48 PM
Daikon Stuffed Flatbread (Mooli Paratha) Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 40 Minutes Just writing this recipe takes me back home; it is one of those comfort foods for me. In winter, long white radishes (called daikon) are tender and sweet. On Sunday mornings my dad would dig fresh ones...

Sweet-and-Sour Winter Squash (Kaddu)

Posted on 10/30/2013 at 5:12 PM
Sweet-and-Sour Winter Squash (Kaddu) In my house this dish was made during festivals and served with puri (fried breads). Pumpkin is kaddu in hindi language. Sweet-and-sour kaddu is my personal favorite way of cooking winter squash. In India we always used the pumpkin to make this recipe, but a good...
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Rice Pudding (Kheer)

Posted on 10/30/2013 at 4:38 PM
Rice Pudding (Kheer) Kheer is often referred to as rice pudding and is probably the most- popular pudding in India. It does not taste anything like the Western rice pudding. It has a delicate, mild flavor. Traditionally it is made with whole milk and cream, but here is a lower...

Curried Potatoes

Posted on 09/06/2013 at 12:25 PM
Recipe Curried Potatoes (Sookhe Aloo) GF, Vegan Children and adults alike will devour this dish, which is one of the most popular ways to prepare potatoes in India. These can be served either hot or cold with any meal. They are great for traveling and picnics too. Prep Time: 5...
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