Quick Savory Semolina Crepes with Potato Curry and Coconut Chutney (Rava Masala Dosa) by Indiaphile.info

Rava Masala Dosa

Savory Semolina Crepes with Potato Curry and Coconut Chutney Traditional dosa are made with a rice and lentil batter that needs to first be soaked overnight, then ground into a batter and then fermented overnight. Rava dosa is simpler because it doesn’t have to be fermented. I love the flavor and how easy they are… Continue reading Rava Masala Dosa

Indian style simple boiled peanuts are super easy to make

Indian Style Boiled Peanuts

Our dear friends M and V are expecting a little baby boy soon. We drove up to Redlands for their baby shower yesterday and had a great time playing baby shower games and catching up with friends from college that we don’t see often enough. Steve won a round of baby memory and I won… Continue reading Indian Style Boiled Peanuts

Mango Avocado Salsa with Flame Grilled Corn. Recipe by indiaphile.info

Mango Avocado and Corn Salsa

Steve and I went to a bluegrass jam and barbecue last weekend at a friend’s house. Steve’s been playing bluegrass guitar for a few months now. He’s always practicing around the house. And now it’s as if we’ve always been surrounded by bluegrass music. I’ve learned a whole bunch of songs and can sing them… Continue reading Mango Avocado and Corn Salsa

Savory Puff Pastry Bites (Khari Biscuit) by Indiaphile.info

Savory Puff Pastry Bites (Khari Biscuit)

My last two posts were about chai masala and chai, so I thought I’d round it off with a post on Khari biscuits. Khari biscuits are simple puff pastry bites. They can also be made the way I like them, sprinkled with spices for extra flavor. They are perfect dippers for a cup of chai.

Potato Tikki

Cauliflower Patties (Tikki) with Cilantro Pea Chutney

I have always loved the little vegetable patties known as tikki. Traditionally the most common ones are aloo tikki (potato patties). My mom is the tikki queen and makes many variations of them including some with paneer and greens.