This summer, our family is relocating from Dallas to San Francisco.
Sad to bid farewell to a decade of delightful Texas barbecues and chilis, cowboys and rodeos, we’re equally excited to embrace the coastal Californian lifestyle with stunning bay views, multicultural influences and farm fresh food.
While I circumvent the joys and challenges of a move across states and get my kitchen ready to cook up more mouthwatering Indian-inspirations for Peri’s Spice Ladle; this month, my posts will feature fun recipe collections of old favorites from my blog archives.
This week, I’m keeping it simple with flavorful summer recipe ideas that require little cooking (click any image or title for the recipe,) giving us the opportunity to enjoy lazy warm days away from the kitchen…
Chicken Tikka in its many versions rules the roost during summer. Make this flavor-filled buttermilk and thyme Tikka marinade any day of the week for a simple meal; grilled outdoors or baked in an oven.
Light Indian vegetable ‘Subji’ preparations like stir-fried okra and potatoes are best served with your choice of Indian bread (here are some inspirations from my Indian-breads Fest last March.)
Something about one pot Indian comfort meal Khichdi makes it a year round favorite. Get all the ingredients in a pot and let the rice and lentils cook to steaming aromatic perfection.
Keep some hard boiled eggs on hand in the refrigerator for anytime egg salad toasties or Panini sandwiches. Serve them up with a side of cumin and mint home fries.
Pander to a sweet tooth with this three-step recipe for fudgy dark chocolate Indian Burfi, with a hint of spice and dusting of ground pistachio.