Punjabi Chhole

Chhole makes it appearance on our table during weekends when the family craves for an exquisite breakfast. It is served with a bowl full of finely chopped onions along with  delicately chopped green chillies and lemon wedges. Hot puris land up on plates. Abbas also requires the bottle of green chilli sauce as the chopped…

Oats Puri

Remember my rant about using (sneaking in) oats in our day-to-day food here? I have found another way of using up oats. Yes it’s our very own Puri or Chapathi dough which gets kneaded every other day in Indian households Just add a fistful of oats while you are kneading the dough. It will not…

Koraishutir Kochuri – Green Peas Stuffed, Fried Indian Bread

Green peas are abundantly available during the winter and at throwaway prices. Green peas Kachori is made in Bengali households during this season accompanied by Alur Dom. The combo is truly a match made in heaven. Relishing hot kochuris along with the classic potato side dish is truly a bliss that words fail to describe….

Instant Oats Idli with Coconut Mint Chutney

Did you know that a single bowl of oatmeal provides all essential nutrients like complex carbohydrates, B vitamins, fiber, and minerals such as phosphorous, iron, selenium, and calcium? Sounds like music to ears but a bowl of oats porridge is a torment to me. I can manage swallowing not more than a spoon with utmost…

Methi Alu Parantha

Paranthas make for a filling and comforting meals. With a bowl of Curd and some pickle along their side, paranthas are very much relished by Abbas and I. My initial attempts at making them were super duper failures. As I would have the stuffing ooze out from all poosible nooks and corners of my paranthas….

Masala Dosa

Lazily lying on my bed, I could hear the rhythmic whistles of pressure cooker boiling potatoes. Chutney being grounded in the mixie added melody. My lazy ass shot up from the bed out of excitement coz it was ‘Masala Dosa’ today! Amma would juggle between two Dosa tawas coz she had to keep up with…

Alu Kumro Tarkari

This is the first dish that got me hooked to Bong cuisine. My Bhabi (SIL) used to make it for breakfast as a side to go along with Puris or Parathas. It’s a simple and quick to prepare dish and I simply love it. Bhabi’s version had only potatoes but this time I added cubes…