Instant Pot Aloo Baingan

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Moving to the United States three months back was quite a cultural crossover for me and learning to adapt to my new lifestyle came with a lot of daily struggles and challenges. For example,… Continue reading

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Dalia Porridge and Simple Ghee Toast

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My memories of my summer vacations in the 1990s consist of some delicious summer fruits and light dishes like dal chawal and bottomless steel jugs of chilled roohafzha, lassi, rasna, thandai and nimbu… Continue reading

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Linguine with Beetroot Pesto and Roasted Avocado

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Beetroot has been the flavour of the season with multiple recipes and experiments in our kitchens in Boston and Dubai. Discovering a new vegetable – even something as common as Beetroot! Truthfully though,… Continue reading

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Beetroot and Green peas Quinoa Pulao

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A few months ago, out of curiosity, I bought a pack of Quinoa. After a few hits and misses and online research and getting tips from Kanika, I finally figured out how to… Continue reading

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Patta Gobhi Aloo in an Instant Pot

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It’s been a month since I moved to Chicago from India.  Among the many struggles that I have faced in this city, one is definitely cooking! Like many Indians, I absolutely love ghar… Continue reading

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Instant Pot Rajma ~ Curried Kidney Beans

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Boarding School Memories Revisited! Kidney Beans or Rajma has always been a favorite among North Indians. I for one am especially fond of the Curried Kidney beans, since it brings back fond memories… Continue reading

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Banana peanut butter Oats mug Cake

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Now I must start with a disclaimer that this is not my original recipe, it’s an adaptation. I just woke up one morning, saw some insta stories by food bloggers, one of them… Continue reading

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Dal with Beetroot Greens

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What was that one dish or vegetable that you disliked as a kid but were force fed by your parents because it was healthy? For me it was Dal Palak (Spinach)! But strangely, that… Continue reading

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Lemon Cornmeal Cake inspired by Nigella’s Lemon Polenta Cake

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Baking – my first love! I love cakes and all things sweet. In fact my foray into cooking began with baking. Each year in middle and high school we would have an annual… Continue reading

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Cooling Curd Rice ~ Dahi Chawal

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Summers are finally here in Dubai and I am always reaching out for foods that have a cooling effect on the body; what we call thandi taseer in Hindi and Urdu. I’ve started… Continue reading

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