Aloo Gobi Capsicum – Instant Pot Recipe

Its been a while since I wrote something here. We had been on vacation to India after 3 long years and had a lot of  positive changes happening in our life since we came back and got busy adjusting to those. Had a very relaxing Thanksgiving  weekend here, just taking things slow, visiting few malls…

Kadai Vegetable – Instant Pot/ Pressure Cooker Recipe

If we go to any Indian restaurant, this is one dish which you are sure to find in their menu card. For any kadai preparations, we start off with a kadai masala. This Kadai Masala is the base spice powder for any Kadai preparations, be it Kadai Paneer, Kadai Vegetable or Kadai Mushroom. We can…

Kadai Masala – Spice Powder for Kadai Preparations

Kadai Masala is the base spice powder for any Kadai Preparations. Make this spice powder in large quantities and store it in an air tight container. You can now use this for any Kadai Preparations, be it Kadai Paneer, Kadai Mushroom, Kadai vegetable. So there you go! Here’s the recipe for the same. Ingredients: Dry…

Pav Bhaji – Pressure Cooker/Instant Pot Recipe

Pav Bhaji is a very famous Mumbai Street food. This yummy, mouth watering dish with the goodness of all veggies with some butter and chopped onions on top served along side Indian Pav/ Burger bun is easily a favorite dish of any Indian. The authentic way of making it is somewhat a lengthy process. But…

Ribbon Pakkavada

Ribbon Pakkavada is one of the south Indian favorite tea time snacks. Everyone always end up buying these snacks from stores. But its so easy to make at home too. And we could just eat fresher and tastier ones when made at home. We can be sure that its made in fresh oil too. All…

Soya Chunks Dry Sabji

This was the first time I was using Soya chunks. I always knew it is a rich source of protein, but never tried it. Few days back,  I had gone grocery shopping for basically Phool Makhana, but when I found a box of Soya chunks( brand – nutrela) just behind it, I thought why not…

Instant Veg Pasta in White Sauce – Indian Style

Pasta – One of our family favorites, especially my little ones. But they love their Pasta in white sauce than the marinara sauce. Instant Pot, my magic kitchen gadget has made making Pasta so easy. No need to separately cook veggies & pasta. As I have mentioned earlier in my other IP posts, single pot…

Instant Mango Pickle – Kerala Style

Pickle is one of those items I have always had at my home. It is a perfect condiment that goes well along with rice. You don’t need many items to make an awesome lunch. Rice, a simple dal, Pappad and Pickle – I would say its a perfect lunch menu. This Instant Mango pickle, as…

Puffed Rice/Murmura/Borugulu Mixture

Evening Tea is a must for me & my husband and if you have a snack to munch on while sipping some hot hot tea, that enhances the taste of a simple tea/chai. When you have young kids at home, you are always on lookout for healthy snacks to feed them as well. Indian Mixture…

Phool Makhana/Lotus Seed Gravy

I very recently happen to see one of the TV cookery shows, where the chef used “Phool Makhana”. That’s when I started to dig further about it & found that its high in fiber, protein & very low in calories too. Also known as Lotus seed/ Fox nut, it also serves as a wonderful snack…

Saag Paneer/ Indian Cheese in Mixed Greens!

Saag Paneer is an amazing dish of Paneer with lots of goodness of the mixed greens. I have had Saag Paneer a number of times but it was during our trip to Lake Tahoe two weeks back, we got a chance to taste this yummy dish at one of the Indian restaurants at Tahoe. There…

Avial

Today I am going to introduce to you all a very popular Kerala Sadya (festive lunch) dish through my post. Avial is a must have for any kerala sadya. And you ask any malayalee, Avial is sure to make it to the favorite sadya dishes list. Its a veg curry mixed with raw cocount, raw…