Oven-Fried Kale Paneer

Crispy and crunchy kale chips and soft pillowy paneer with Indian spices! Crispy! Crunchy! crumbly! Soft! Spicy! Kale chips took over the internet by storm about a year ago! When hearty kale leaves coated lightly with oil and baked gets transformed into a crispy and crunchy snack that we can enjoy with no guilt! Paneer […]

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Chicken Samosa Pot Pie

Most delicious chicken and vegetable filling baked with a buttery turmeric crust! Samosas need no introduction. They are the quintessential Indian appetizer. Vegetable or meat wrapped in a thin pastry crust and shaped into triangles and deep fried to golden perfection. Chicken samosa pot pie is basically chicken samosa like filling baked with a traditional […]

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Brussel Sprouts with Maple Tahini Dressing

A no-fuss and healthy side dish for dinner tonight or your Thanksgiving feast! Brussel sprouts are so in season right now! Bright green, tender with a slight bitterness, it is such an awesome vegetable but not on everyone’s favorite veggie list. So, let us try to make this not-so-favorite into an addictive one! I am […]

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Baked Ginger-Garlic Chicken Wings with Cumin-Tomato Raita

Easy baked chicken wings with flavorful spices served with a healthy cumin tomato raita! Chicken wings without all the hassle of deep frying. Marinade wings in a very flavorful ginger-garlic-lemon-spice paste for several hours. To make the wings— —coarsely grind garlic, ginger and jalapeno pepper together without any water into a coarse paste (doesn’t have […]

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Chicken Panini Sandwiches

A quick and easy sandwich with leftover chicken and store bought pesto! This sandwich has a been a family favorite for a very long time! Kids can’t get enough of this and their friends too! Spread some pesto, sun dried tomatoes, cooked and sliced chicken and pepper jack cheese between two slices of bread and […]

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Extra-Crispy Cauliflower and Cashewnut Pakodas

Insanely crispy, authentic street food style cauliflower and cashew pakodas! Bonus, it’s Gluten-free. Crispy! Crunchy! Hot! Spicy! Yummy! Pakodas are a kind of comfort food in Indian cooking!! It usually makes it’s appearance on every special occasion or whenever guests visit or just about any evening when you want something hot and crunchy along with […]

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Baked Chana Masala Burgers

All the flavors of a classic chana masala in the form of a portable burger and is not as spicy! Chana masala is a very popular curry from the northern part of India made with garbanzo beans and is traditionally served with flat breads such as rotis/puris/parathas/naans. Garbanzo beans are soaked overnight, pressure cooked and […]

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Bean and Shrimp Pomodoro

Quick week night dinner that comes together in 30 minutes or less! Tomato sauce cooked with shrimp and garbanzo beans and served over pasta. Pomodoro is a version of a basic tomato sauce made with pureed tomatoes and simmered for a longer time. This sauce comes together in less than 30 minutes, if you have […]

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Chicken Kurma Inspired Ramen

Not your everyday ramen! Soul warming chicken noodle soup simmered with chicken kurma as an inspiration. Chicken and carrots cooked in a super flavorful thick and creamy broth served along with instant ramen noodles. Kurma is a coconut based Indian curry traditionally made with chicken, mutton, egg or vegetables. It is not a super spicy […]

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Sriracha Shrimp Scampi

Spicy sriracha sauce and loads of garlic add a flavorful twist to Shrimp scampi! A quick dinner that comes together in less than 10 minutes. Serve hot with crusty bread. I love cooking elaborate time consuming dinners. But, sometimes time doesn’t cooperate as much with all the homework and after school activities. On such occasions, […]

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