Cauliflower and Pea Curry

Cauliflower and Pea Curry (Flower Vatana nu Shaak)

I love easy it is to cook this simple cauliflower curry. It is super healthy and it takes just a few minutes of prep and less than 20 minutes to cook from start to finish. It is a weeknight staple in our house.

Hot Toddy!

Hot Toddy!

It’s getting cold here in San Diego and there is nothing better than a Hot Toddy to warm you right up! We used to make it often on cold winter nights when we lived in Arlington, VA. The hot toddy is believed to have gotten it’s name from the Indian tadi. It is said that… Continue reading Hot Toddy!

Thanksgiving Feast for Two

Steve and I went to his parent’s house for an early Thanksgiving dinner last weekend. We had to work on Thanksgiving day and Steve’s parents were going out of town, so we celebrated early with that side of the family. We had a fantastic traditional meal with turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, sweet… Continue reading Thanksgiving Feast for Two

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Cabbage Kofta

Malai Kofta is a common indian dish made by frying balls of potato and paneer, then drenching them in a tomato cream sauce. I came across a variation a few years ago, made with cabbage instead of potato and paneer. The original recipe for Cabbage Kofta is at Married to a Desi, a wonderful food… Continue reading Cabbage Kofta

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Egg Curry (Anda Curry)

There is something amazing that happens when you mix a spicy tomato gravy with a simple boiled egg. The yolk adds a creamy texture and a silkiness to the dish that is just delicious.

Mushroom Biryani

Mushroom Biryani

I love chicken biryani. But I don’t love how long it takes to make a chicken biryani. All that marinading and browning the chicken in small batches and then steaming it with the rice for a long time, I only have the patience for that a couple times a year. Besides, I try to avoid animal protein.

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Tandoori Paneer Pizza

In the last three weeks, I’ve made 4 pizzas from scratch, eaten countless frozen Trader Joe’s pizzas, been to Oggi’s twice for pizza and beer, had Round Table at my in-law’s and had Little Caesars for a lazy dinner. Wow! I’m a little shocked at my pizza consumption after seeing it all together in one… Continue reading Tandoori Paneer Pizza