Spinach Leaves Pakora (Palak pakora)

Spinach Leaves Pakora (Palak pakora)

As a new year resolution, I have made deal with myself that I will stay away from fried foods until I reach my new year goals. While organizing kitchen, I stared at a 5 lb bag of chickpea flour sitting in my pantry. It cried to be opened. I immediately closed the cabinet, walked away, [...]

Bread Pakoda (Bread fritters)

Bread Pakoda (Bread fritters)

Have you heard of Bread Pakoda? Bread Pakoda is a very famous Indian street food that is served during teatime and at times during breakfast. There is just something divine about potato stuffed bread coated in chickpea flour and fried in hot oil! A bite into these delicious Pakodas are sure going to make your [...]

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosa – Rice and Lentil Crepe

Dosas is a thin, crispy delicate crepe made from fermented rice-lentil batter. These paper thin savory dosa are popular all over India. Even though the dish is originated in South India, they are sold nationwide and I have not come across a single India who does not like Dosas! To be honest these are too [...]

Chutney Trio – South Indian Recipe

Chutney Trio – South Indian Recipe

Chutneys are integral sides to South Indian cuisine. Without chutneys, certain meals are not complete! Today I will be sharing my three favorite chutneys that I make all the time for my family that pair well with South Indian cuisine. These chutneys are mostly served with Idli, Dosa, Upma, Uttapam, Appams, Pongal, etc. Chutneys really [...]

Palak paneer

Palak paneer

If you are familiar with Indian food, you know the term “Palak Paneer” refers to spinach cottage cheese.  Palak paneer is famous north Indian gravy dish made with spinach and Indian cottage cheese. This dish is simple and easy to make at home in few minutes. If you are craving comfort in the form of [...]