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North Indian Recipes

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala is one of the most famous Indian dish the world over. So much that it has been declared as the national dish of UK. Chicken Tikka Masala a dish comprising of char grilled chicken pieces in a tomato- onion based gravy. One can find a lot of variations to the preparation of this d

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Peethiwaali Machchi (Batter Fried Fish in an Onion based Gravy)

Peethiwaali Machchi is an Avadhi dish. I got this recipe from Jiggs Kalra’s collection. Here’s the recipe. Peethiwali Machchi Source: Jiggs Kalra

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Kofta Biryani

If you are looking for a variety in Biryani, you have come to the right place. Kofta Biryani is something that fits the bill perfectly for a sumptuous one pot meal I got the recipe from Vahrevah. However I tweaked the recipe a bit to suits my likings Kofta Biryani Source: _Vahrewah

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Ghevar/Ghewar- a Rajasthani Sweet

With the festival of Raksha Bandhan just around the corner, what better recipe than that of Ghewar ?? Before moving on to the recipe, let me shed some light on Raksha Bandhan. It is a festival that celebrates the relationship between brothers and sisters, where in the sisters tie a Rakhi around thei

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Prawn Masala

Here’s the recipe of Prawn Masala. A great side to go with Rice or Roti

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Dal Pakhtooni (Black gram in a Tomato-Cream based gravy)

It was one of the days when I was in the mood to try out something new. So, as usual, I started looking into my bookmarked recipes. The recipe that caught my attention was Dal Pakhtooni. It was probably the name that attracted me to it…a name that I have never heard…but at the same time, a simpl

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Baingan Bhartha (Smoky Mashed Brinjal)

I have come across a lot of people who dislike Brinjal from the bottom of their hearts. I too was one of them, till the foodie in me got the better of me, getting me to be a little adventurous. Am I thankful for that change?? You bet !! One thing I realised after trying this dish was that, Brinjal w

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Mushroom Masala

Mushroom masala is an easy to make dish which goes well with rice as well as Roti. Here’s the recipe. Mushroom Masala

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Fish Curry

I was really missing fish back in Agra and tried to make the most of my vacation by making varieties of seafood dishes. One such dish was a simple fish curry using onions and tomatoes. The first time I was introduced to this preparation was by a good friend Mrs Gordon. I was indeed surprised to see

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Daal Palak (Mung Bean Lentils with Spinach)

Today’s recipe is that of Daal Palak, a simple and easy to make recipe. This is a very nutritious dish as well. Daal Palak (Mung Bean Lentils with Spinach)

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Papdi Chaat

Two days ago, while doing some last minute shopping, we happened to cross the ‘Chat Gali’ or the ‘Eat street’, where people were enjoying Papdi Chat. Though I was highly tempted to try it out there, I resisted my temptation as my last venture had landed me with a sore throat. I had then sworn not to

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Papdi

Here’s the recipe of Papdi, deep fried crispy wafers that form the base of Papdi Chaat. You can find the recipes of Sev, Green Chutney and Sweet Chutney by clicking on the highlighted names Papdi

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Sweet Chutney

Here’s the recipe of Sweet Chutney, yet another sweet accompaniment to give the perfect touch to Chaat :-). Sweet Chutney

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Crispy Sev

Here’s the recipe of Sev, an Indian snack that resembles noodles. It can be either had plain or used as a garnish for Chaats. Sev

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Green Chutney

Here’s the recipe of Green Chutney that is used in the making of various chaats. Green Chutney

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Kadai Gosht Hussainee

Here’s another yummy recipe from the Jiggs Kalra collection. Kadai Gosht Hussainee, a mild Kadai dish. Kadai Gosht Hussainee Source : Jiggs Kalra

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Aloo Capsicum (Stir fried Potatoes with Capsicum)

Here’s the recipe of Aloo Capsicum, a dry dish that goes well with Rice as well as Roti. This dish is pretty easy to make. Aloo Capsicum (Stir fried potatoes with Capsicum)

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