• Parsley and Potato Raita: a Refreshing Yogurt Salad
  • Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Lassi and Coolers
  • The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Patty
  • Focus on Whole Grains: 5 Hearty Sides Recipes
  • Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs

Potato and Cottage Cheese ‘Aloo Paneer’ Pizza

Potato and Cottage Cheese ‘Aloo Paneer’ Pizza

If you’ve never tasted Indian Aloo Paneer, potatoes and cottage cheese stir-fried in spices, I’d suggest you try it out right away.  The non-curry, stir-fry version of Aloo Paneer I’ve prepared in today’s recipe, is as simple as any Indian meal can get… Paneer is one of the few fresh cheeses to hold its shape… 

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Mint and Tomato Basmati Rice

Mint and Tomato Basmati Rice

When life gives you tomatoes, make tomato rice. With tomatoes being a year round produce in India, it’s common to find regional versions of tomato rice. Fortunately, tomatoes are just as abundantly available here in America, giving me the opportunity to belt out classics like tomato-based fish curry and Parsi tomato egg tart. For this… 

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Black Pepper Lemon and Tarragon Chicken Tikka, New Twist on an Indian Classic

Black Pepper Lemon and Tarragon Chicken Tikka

There’s something about global culinary favorite ‘Chicken Tikka’ that brings back memories of my summer trip across India last year. (View mouthwatering food pictures from my travels here and here.) Family vacations filled with bonding moments, spent exploring the food and culture of a city and its people, freshen ones perspective and opens the mind… 

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Parsley and Potato Raita, a Refreshing Indian Yogurt Salad

Parsley and Potato Raita: a Refreshing Yogurt Salad

Potato salads with mayonnaise are a staple and popular summer side option.  Much as I adore the deliciousness of one; meaty kebabs, delightful Pulao and spicy burgers call for a lighter but equally flavorful potato side. What if we replace rich mayo with refreshing yogurt and well-known Indian flavors to create a potato Raita or Indian… 

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Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Coolers Guaranteed to Quench the Thirst

Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Lassi and Coolers

Glass in hand and sunglasses perched on the bridge of your nose, that’s the best way to celebrate a lazy summer day; hopefully there’s warm sea breeze and a cool sandy beach somewhere in the mix. In keeping with this season’s light and airy feeling, today’s post revisits three refreshing Indian summer beverage inspirations, guaranteed… 

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The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Packed with Indian Inspiration

The Ultimate Spicy Veggie Burger Patty

Behold a spicy veggie burger that takes its rightful place of pride at the burger podium. With a base of potatoes and carrots softened in aromatic ginger, garlic and spices, and the added crunch of yellow sweet corn kernels, chickpea flour, fresh parsley and lemon juice, this spicy vegetable burger patty can be cooked outdoors… 

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Couscous Chaat, with Flavors Inspired Indian Street Food

Focus on Whole Grains: 5 Hearty Sides Recipes

Meaty Kebabs and spicy fish Tikkas, flavorful lamb chops and juicy chicken bites are all part of the magic that is summer.  But for today’s post, let’s spare a thought to these sides made with hearty whole grains, each one is a delightfully wholesome serving to complement and complete a meal, whatever the occasion. Indian… 

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