Dhabe de Chole | How to make Punjabi Dhabe de Chole

For the next day of cooking from my bookmarked recipes, I picked up Vaishali’s Dhabe de Chole. This recipe is supposed to the Punjabi Dhaba style of making Chhole. I have always been obsessed with Punjabi food, more-so with Dhaba dishes. So the moment I read that it was Dhaba style, I had to make […]

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Fried Masala Chana | Chana Kurkure Namkeen

For the final day under Deep Fried Love, I have a Tea time Snack to munch on! This is a recipe that Amma got from a TV show. Kabuli Channa is often made as Sundal apart from being made as a side dish for Poori. So one of those days when it was being soaked, […]

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Aloo Channa Kurma ~ Side Dish for Rotis

Here’s yet another simple and delicious side dish for Chapatis. This gravy is almost a take on a mix of chettinad and a fusion, that I am not aware! Amma has a flair of mixing different different regional cuisines and arriving at a delicious gravy. We had a neighboring aunty, an excellent cook with a […]

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Bedmi Chana Ki Sabzi | How to make Bedmi Chana Ki Sabzi

Since my menu already had one Aloo Subzi, plus the fact that I had soaked Kabuli chana, the subzi changed into Bedmi Chana Ki Sabzi. Now don’t ask if such recipe actually exists, it does now! I regularly make it a point to add Amla to our Chana for added benefits, you can ignore if […]

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How to make Katori Chat ~ Step by Step

For the second day under BM#48, Chaats, I have my most favorite Chats, the Katori Chat. Chats are those dishes that one can literally adapt to their taste and methods. The first time I tasted these were during a cooking competition that I was judging. The ladies had come out with such interesting dishes and […]

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Hara Channa Aloo Masala | Mint Coriander Chickpea Curry

For the second week of Cooking from Cookbook Challenge, I have my Amma’s delicious Hara Channa Masala. When the mint and coriander is in season, she makes sure she makes many of the different hara versions of gravies, rice dishes etc.  This is one of her take on making a green gravy with the famous […]

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Cauliflower Channa Subzi ~ Side Dish for Rotis

I know, I know, this is yet another channa recipe! What can I do when I have an overflowing number of channa recipes written down and I decided it was high time I cleared up most of them. Yes I have a similar list for paneer as well. I can imagine my readers plight if […]

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Kadhai Chole ~ Side dish for Chapati

This is yet another recipe written a while ago when I was browsing through Tarla Dalal’s recipes. Since I seem to be always making channas so often, I thought I must try many as variations as they come. And I have a huge collection of channa dishes. So this is yet another recipe of the […]

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Pindi Chana | Chana Pindi

After the wonderful Navarathi cooking and a break of couple of days, I am back with another Cooking from Cookbook Challenge. When I was browsing through the books, I came across this delicious Pindi Chana from a Futura Cookbook. I have been wanting to make it for a while. So I thought I might as […]

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