Category: Indian vegetarian

Beetroot and Carrot Soup

Recently I have been making a few soups to weather the pandemic and the rains. While reading up on different recipes I was mesmerized by pictures of the beetroot soup. The vibrant colour was super attractive and I knew I wanted to make it for its visual value. I am no fan of beetroot and …

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Beringela Picantes (spicy brinjal)

This Goan dish may have a complicated name but the recipe is super easy to make. The origin of this dish can be found in Portuguese cuisine. It’s a balance of spicy, sour with a hint of sweetness. Reminds you of a pickle and goes well with rice and curry. I used to make it …

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Spiced Potato Wedges

I am a fan of potatoes and have never rejected one in any form. It’s such a versatile vegetable that pairs a vegetarian or non vegetarian dish so we’ll plus stands out as a wonderful hero. I got an order for wedges and though I have added them in my baked dish have never exclusively …

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Aloo Bemisaal

This entire lockdown I have been hunting baby potatoes so that I could make this dish especially for the blog. Since I couldn’t find any, I decided to make some with regular potatoes but chose the smallest ones from the lot. A perfect starter with a glass of chilled beer. Combination of spicy and tangy and super …

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Stuffed Kulchas

Aaj khaane mein kya hai? This question I hear daily, which means I need to introduce some variety for the family time to time. Last night to this afternoon, my lunch plans changed quite a few times. Finally late morning I remembered this kulcha made recently by my friend Apeksha. She is fantastic with rotis …

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Vegetable Kolhapuri

When the client asks you to make something u never have, you reach out to some tried and tested sites for recipes. I have followed Hebbars Kitchen for this one and didn’t make any changes since I was making it for the first time. You can get the recipe from the site or as detailed …

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Vegetable Biryani

I love my meat and honestly believed that the term Biryani is reserved only for non vegetarian rice dishes. Many of my vegetarian friends would disagree though. The process is similar to making a nonveg biryani so I believe the title can be shared if I am being generous. I have adapted this recipe slightly from cookwithmanali.coms recipe. I don’t eat …

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Soya Galouti Kebabs

I am a soya hater. Yes I am. In my house only my husband likes it so Kabhi Kabhi I make soya mutter or something for him. Recently my friend Rinky shared a video from Bharat’s kitchen and kept raving about these kebabs. I thought let me make it for my husband, something different from …

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Baigun Bhaja

20 years ago when I used to work in an office, a Punjabi colleague would get this dish and I fell in love with it. I would always pester him for the recipe and he would give me some vague one or maybe I thought it was vague as I barely cooked then. Years later …

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Ragda Pattice

This Ragda Pattice recipe is my mom’s and trust me it’s amazing. The ragda is prepared in a very different way than any recipe I have seen online. And her tikkis too are just a family favourite. RAGDA Ingredients1.5 cups dried white peas/vatana Pinch of soda bicarb 2 big onions  2 big tomatoes 1″ ginger …

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