Monday, August 31, 2015

Sookhi Dal Recipe - Sukhi Urad Dal

Sookhi Urad Dal is a Punjabi style tangy and spicy dry lentils dish made by tempering skinned and split Black gram also known as Urad Dal. Usually the lentils prepared in North Indian style of cooking are of curry consistency but this the exact opposite. Its completely dry (just like a sabzi) and hence the name Sookhi Dal which literally translates to dry lentils. This dish is vegan, delicious and healthy making it a great recipe for everyday cooking. 

Monday, August 24, 2015

Chocolate Chip Walnut Granola Bars

Chocolate Chip Walnut Granola Bars are a healthy homemade snack/treat option that is packed with oats, honey, walnuts and chocolate chips. These chewy, crunchy and chocolaty bars are the perfect on-the-go after school/office snack. 

Monday, August 17, 2015

Aloo Baingan Recipe - Potato and Eggplant Curry - Punjabi Aloo Baingan Sabzi

Aloo Baingan is a simple, vegan and extremely flavorful Punjabi style dry curry made with potatoes and eggplants. This sabzi (dry version of curry) can be served with some Indian flatbreads like Chapati/roti or even Naan. This dish is apt for everyday cooking and makes the perfect recipe for lunch box and tiffins. 

Monday, August 10, 2015

Chabeel - Kachi lassi - Rose Flavored Summer Drink

Chabeel also known as Kachi Lassi is a sweetened and flavored non-alcoholic summer drink. There are many variations of Chabeel but rose flavored one is the most popular which I am sharing in today's post. It is an extremely easy and awesome cooling drink made with just three ingredients - water, milk and rose syrup. Its a lovely light pink colored drink that is sweet in flavor and best served chilled. 

Monday, August 3, 2015

Quick and Easy Pickled Onions - Sirke Wale Pyaaz

Sirke Wala Pyaaz or Pickled Onions is super easy and quick recipe for making this delicious condiment that is very popularly seen in Indian restaurants. A complimentary condiment platter of pickle, lemon wedges and some pickled onions is a common sight in most Indian restaurants. Making these pickled onions at home is even more delicious and super easy. They are as easy as soaking these peeled and washed onions into a mixture made of water vinegar, salt and sugar. 15-30 mins of marination and you are ready to enjoy better than restaurant type sirkewala pyaaz at home.