Recipes

Smoked Buttermilk

Smoked Buttermilk

Few days ago my dad shared an article with me about Dhup Chaas. Chaas is buttermilk and in pune it is a go to drink during summers and is also called mattha. Dhup means an…

Raw mango and green chilies Quesedilla

Raw mango and green chilies Quesedilla

Summer brings one of our favorite fruit. Mango’s! We love them both raw and ripe. It is rare to find raw mangos in USA, but they can be found more often these days.  I believe…

Morels / Guchchi Pulao

Morels / Guchchi Pulao

Its that time of year when morel mushrooms start popping up in the woods to be foraged. Sure enough we found some at the farmers market. Since these can only be foraged and not grown…

Radish and Ramps Koshimbir

Radish and Ramps Koshimbir

Ramps are a species of wild onions which hit the farmers market around mid April and early may.   They have flatter leaves than scallions and have a pungent flavor to the leaves reminding one…

Eggless Mava Cake by Ashish

Eggless Mava Cake by Ashish

Eggless Mava Cakes A lot of people in India are vegetarian. This has led to some fantastic recipes for cakes without eggs. One that caught our eye was by our friend Ashish. Thanks to Ashish…

Weeknight Chopped Tandoori Chicken

Weeknight Chopped Tandoori Chicken

We love tandoori chicken. We love them tender and juicy and many of our friends love them crispy in spots. But making Tandoori Chicken in home ovens can require a lot of preparation and cleanup….

Brussel Sprouts and Chicpea Pithala

Brussel Sprouts and Chicpea Pithala

Pithala is a dish with chicpea flour mixed with water till it is cooked down to a shiny thick consistency. It is typically flavored with mustard seeds cracked in oil and chilies. Generally it is…

Daulat ki Chaat

Daulat ki Chaat

Daulat ki Chaat seems to be a less known streetside dessert sold on carts in delhi and northern parts of india like varanasi and lucknow. It is also called Nimish. In some parts this is…

Butternut squash kofta curry

Butternut squash kofta curry

Malai Kofta is a very popular dish which includes a kofta (cutlet) made from potato and paneer and served in a cashew and cream sauce. With the butternut squashes making a final appearance before spring…

Jalebi

Jalebi

​​​Jalebi’s are the tempting all-occasion spiral confections enjoyed all over in India. They are enjoyed hot out of the kadhai (frying pan) in winter mornings and also at any other time of the day either…