KALE CHANE CURRY (PREPARATION TIME:45 MINS, SERVES:4)

Freezing temperatures leave me craving for something warm, tangy and a little spicy, the kale chane curry is the exact remedy to satisfy all these cravings and more. Since I have always been fond of cooking, whenever I come across a well made dish, I immediately want to learn how to make it. The story for…

PEPPER CHICKEN (PREPARATION TIME: 1 HOUR; SERVES:6)

I really like the flavor of pepper in most foods, so naturally I was drawn to Pepper Chicken when I had it at a friend’s place for the first time. The spiciness that pepper adds is very different from the red chili powder we Indians are used to having in our food. Also the use of a roasted…

Kerala Style Chicken Curry (Preparation Time: 40 mins; Serves: 4-6)

I truly appreciate south Indian cuisine. It offers wide variety of food that is rich and complex in taste, thanks to a symphony of spices. A good south Indian meal leaves a deep sense of satisfaction and feeling of lasting goodness.  I attribute my fondest experiences of south Indian meals to my friend Sandhya (and…

Makhane Ki Chaat (Preparation Time: 15 minutes; Serves: 4)

We are a chaat loving family. Paani puri, Chaat papdi or Aaloo tikki – we bring street food home. I always keep green chutney (cilantro/mint) and khatti-meethi chutney (tamarind) ready, so whenever chaat craving strikes I am armed to dish out a yummy chaat. Yesterday while roasting makhane, mom recalled eating makhane ki chaat at…