Kadhi, gets its name from the simple process of “slow cooking” or “kadhna” (काढ़ना). Made with a mixture of chickpea flower (besan) and whisked yogurt, the consistency to which it is made differs from region to region. While the Rajasthani and the Gujaratis prefer it to be thinner, we in Punjab like the kadhi thick … Continue reading Recipe: Punjabi Kadhi Pakoda
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What Is Delectable Punjab?
What started as an unconscious self discovery and going back to my roots, is today a full blown project by the name of Delectable Punjab. A short Instagram series under which I showcase the vegetarian cuisine of the state, along with stories and fables that we've grown up listening to. Sounds pretty straight forward, doesn't … Continue reading What Is Delectable Punjab?
Recipe: Slow Cooked Maah Di Daal
'Its creamy. Its rich. Its delicious' - that's how I'd pitch a tagline for maah di dal, if I was ever asked to. A dish that requires immense amount of patience and love for cooking, this is one recipe which is truly special to me. I first learnt to make this dal when I was … Continue reading Recipe: Slow Cooked Maah Di Daal
Recipe: Water Chestnut Stir Fry
On the onset of winter (or the lack of it), you'll find that the streets are filled with vendors who are selling fresh water chestnuts (singhaada). An aquatic vegetable, these grow in marshy lands and are popular in the Asian continent. Here's the nutrient count of water chestnuts: Calories: 97 Fat: 0.1 grams Carbs: 23.9 grams Fiber: 3 grams … Continue reading Recipe: Water Chestnut Stir Fry
Recipe: Shakarkand And Kala Chana Kebab
I like cooking but I am not someone who goes an extra mile to make a fancy meal. My idea of cooking involves ingredients easily available at home, which do not require me to rush to the local vegetable vendor or grocer, and dishes that can be prepared within an hour at max. Today I … Continue reading Recipe: Shakarkand And Kala Chana Kebab
Recipe: Al Yakhni aka Bottle Gourd In Spiced Curd
Bottle gourd or lauki/doodhi is a vegetable I just cannot fathom eating. It is like the sworn mortal enemy I have when it comes to vegetables. So, imagine my luck when a few days back the only vegetable that I could find in the refrigerator was that. It was time to get creative and messages … Continue reading Recipe: Al Yakhni aka Bottle Gourd In Spiced Curd
Recipe: Methi Matar Malai Paneer
I posted the picture of Methi Matar Malai Paneer yesterday on my Instagram handle and received a lot of recipe requests from people. It got me thinking that while we love posting and making recipes which require some pro-level skills, and which look "complicated"...what we forget is that most people are looking for basic recipes … Continue reading Recipe: Methi Matar Malai Paneer
KETO Meals Recipe: Tandoori Vegetables
If you follow my work on Instagram, you'd be aware that I took up the 30 days Keto diet challenge, recently. Well firstly, here's what is keto diet, as explained by ruled.me: A keto diet is well known for being a low carb diet, where the body produces ketones in the liver to be used … Continue reading KETO Meals Recipe: Tandoori Vegetables