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Pav Bahji Buns

Pav Bhaji is a famous street food dish in India made from a range of curried vegetables and spices, served with a pan-fried,  heavily buttered bread roll, and garnished with lemon seasoned onions.  The main veggies in this dish are potatoes, peppers, peas, carrots, onions, tomatoes and chillies.  This recipe is a simplified version but…

Chapati Rolls

Packed lunches – sometimes you run out of ideas! This was a trial run and it turned out to be a winner. This recipe is Indian whole-wheat bread, lined with an omelette, stuffed with tomato masala peppers, feta, spinach and spicy sauce.  Chapati is a staple Indian bread, which can be eaten with literally anything….

Spicy Peanut Sauce Naan Pizza with Japanese Pea Sprouts

Fusion food is what I grew up eating. My mom used to cook so many different cuisines at home that me and my sisters developed an extensive palette for all kinds of flavour.  Naan is a traditional North Indian bread, made in a charcoal tandoor. It’s soft and fluffy on the inside, but crunchy on…

Butter Paneer (Paneer Makhanwala)

Butter masala, makhanwala, makhani are all the same gorgeous sauce for paneer. This is hands down my favourite comfort food. The paneer melts in your mouth while the masala tingles the right spice senses, leaving the cream or butter to gently soothe the flavours down to the perfect note.  Try this if you are having…

Paneer

The first time I made paneer it was a disaster. So I tried again, and again…and again. This time it was a success!  Here is a simple recipe to make it at home, but mind you – it takes time. You can prepare it in the morning, and finish it off when you come home…

Punjabi Chole Masala

Chole masala is a chickpea curry dish from northern India. It is certainly comfort food for me. I grew up eating this whenever I came home from school or when I was at my grandmother’s house.  Before I got married, cooking Indian food used to intimidate me. I had no clue on how to make…