A white bowl of Cucumber Raita with a spoon on the side

Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita is one of the quintessential side dishes in Indian cooking. It is ever-present on restaurant menus and equally so in homes across India. There are many variations of raita in Indian cuisine. In general, raita is made up of a combination of yogurt and cucumbers, beets, onion, pineapple, or boondi. But even a… Continue reading Cucumber Raita

Chicken Jalfrezi

How to Make Chicken Jalfrezi

Chicken Jalfrezi is such a delicious chicken curry that it’s hard to believe it’s a leftover chicken recipe dating back over a hundred years. Ever wondered what to do with that left over rotisserie chicken or the extra chicken breasts you cooked for dinner yesterday? Take a note from the British Raj and make chicken… Continue reading How to Make Chicken Jalfrezi

Cardamom Tea Shortbread Cookies recipe by Indiaphile.info

Cardamom Tea Shortbread

It’s no secret that I love chai. Recently, the head of Learning and Development was visiting from my company’s headquarters in London. He hosted a series of workshops and seminars for our LA and San Diego staff. One of those was a session on presentations. He asked us to come prepared with a short two… Continue reading Cardamom Tea Shortbread

Baked Pears recipe by Indiaphile.info

Baked Pears: A Healthy Dessert

One of Puja’s creations that really helped us get through the month of January was this Pear Dessert. Between the sweet roasted pears and the nutty topping, eating these were almost like eating pie, but without the added sugar! January is over and that diet Puja and I were on is finally over. It was… Continue reading Baked Pears: A Healthy Dessert