Category Archive: Indian recipes

Indian-Chinese chili paneer

Only 8 days to go until my vegetarian month is up, but I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to eat paneer. Paneer is one of my favourite ingredients, as it’s supremely versatile,… Continue reading

Guest post: A delicious Sindhi Biryani

“Chicken biryani is a full meal by itself – basmati rice slowly cooked with succulent pieces of seasoned chicken with onions, tomato, ginger, garlic, yogurt, and a splash of lemon juice. It’s spiced… Continue reading

A 3-course meal with simple Indian-style green beans

I haven’t been posting as much since moving to Munich, and I do apologise for that. In truth, I have found myself gravitating towards old, familiar recipes and experimenting less, partly because I have… Continue reading

Poha (flattened rice with vegetables)

In plain and simple terms, poha is just flattened rice. It is then mixed up and fried with various vegetables to create a very light dish, which is usually eaten for breakfast. You… Continue reading

Thama’s simple and delicious chicken curry

My paternal grandmother, whom I call Thama, is a fantastic cook. Every time I visit India, I look forward to her cooking, and her chicken curry is one of my favourite things (I… Continue reading

Sweet, sour and spicy aubergine

I am a little obsessed with aubergine. Ever since I discovered I like it, I try to make it as often as possible, as I am quite fussy with vegetables and have to… Continue reading

Aloo posto (potatoes in poppy seeds)

Aloo posto is one of my favourite dishes in my grandmother’s house, and so when I came back I decided that I didn’t want to wait another year until I can eat it… Continue reading

Okra in yogurt (Bhindi kadhi)

Having just returned from a 2-week holiday in India, I returned with a new cookbook and a myriad of food memories. I also have a strong resolve to improve my Indian cooking skills,… Continue reading

South Indian chicken curry with cashews and spicy peas

The problem with cooking Indian food is that measurements are often non-existent. When I ask my grandmother how many teaspoons of cumin or coriander she uses, I get a baffled look and the… Continue reading

Simple savoury French toast

Ah, French toast. So easy to cook, so many varieties. Personally, I have always favoured the savoury over the sweet, as that is what I grew up with and so adding sugar, cinnamon,… Continue reading

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