Lima Bean Curry (Vaal or Butter Bean Curry)

Lima Bean Curry (Vaal or Butter Bean Curry)

January certainly flew faster than expected! We had traveled to India for two weeks, during Uttarayan (Makar Sankranti aka Kite festival). We spent majority of our time in Ahmedabad, which is one of the largest cities in India and it is the first UNESCO world heritage city of the country. Ahmedabad is famous for its [...]

Masoor Dal Fry (Spiced Lentil Soup)

Masoor Dal Fry (Spiced Lentil Soup)

Dal (daal or dhal) is one of the most versatile, healthy, filing, and delicious meals. Dal translates to pulses (dried legumes that include beans, lentils, and peas), but when referred to in the context of food it means a spiced Indian lentil soup. Dal can be made thick or thin, with any kind of lentil. [...]

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 [...]