Shahjeera Pulao | Intro to Indian Cooking

Next in the series of “Learn to cook Indian Food”, I have this simple, yet flavoursome rice that makes a great pair for dal, or any gourmet gravy as well. As part of the series, I started with North Indian Cooking. There is a marked difference in the way rice is served in states of […]

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How to store Coriander Leaves | Cilantro Leaves

During the season I always ponder on how to store the coriander leaves for weeks. Coriander leaves are such integral part of Indian cuisine and you can’t imagine making a gravy dish without the ceremonial addition of coriander leaves. Over the years we had followed different ways to store the fresh coriander leaves, some worked, […]

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Cooked Toor Dal ~ Indian Basics for Cooking

Ok this is exactly not a mandatory item on the list for Basic ones in Indian Cooking. But I would rather think so. Though cooking toor dal in pressure cooker takes about 10 minutes, having cooked dal on hand is much more convenient. Especially when you are hard pressed to dish up something quick for […]

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How to make Urad Dal flour ~ Basic Indian Cooking!

After a week of resting and relaxing because of kids vacation, I am all geared for welcoming my nieces and nephew. We had already planned what I should be making during their stay. And they we get to hear that my nephew has prepared a list that he wants me to prepare. Well Hubby dear […]

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Tamarind Extract ~ Indian Basics Step by Step Recipe!

Did you miss me? Ok rather I missed talking about a really new dish that I prepared in a while. I was flipping through the posts and thought I haven’t really tried many new dishes in recent times. The fact is, we trending on hectic periods in life. You ask when I don’t say that? […]

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