Vegetarian Thai Papaya Salad

Raw Papaya Salad is a delicious dish available at all Thai restaurants and a favourite with most patrons. The mix of hot chillies with garlic, shrimps, tamarind paste and fish sauce makes for a riot of flavour, very pleasing to the palate. I have tried to make a vegetarian raw papaya salad that offers the… Continue reading Vegetarian Thai Papaya Salad

Aloo Parantha (Potato Pancakes)

Aloo paranthas or wheat pancakes stuffed with potatoes are a favourite with most people. I have found that my friends all enjoy hot potato paranthas, irrespective of race, nationality or gender. This aloo parantha can be made even if you don’t have the traditional implements — chakla or marble rolling tile, belan or rolling pin,… Continue reading Aloo Parantha (Potato Pancakes)

Palak Paneer (Spinach with Cottage Cheese)

The best palak paneer I have had is from a restaurant called Moti Mahal, not far from where we grew up in Delhi. I had to try a few times before I developed this version that is quite close to the taste I remember from my childhood. Ingredients Spinach leaves 1/2 kg, washed, steamed and… Continue reading Palak Paneer (Spinach with Cottage Cheese)

Atta Biscuits (Whole wheat flour biscuits)

These biscuits are very similar to those that I had as a child. My dad would take ghee or clarified butter, atta or whole wheat flour, and sugar to the local bakery and they would turn the ingredients into the most delicious biscuits. Through these biscuits nostalgia meets taste. Ingredients Atta or whole wheat flour… Continue reading Atta Biscuits (Whole wheat flour biscuits)

Broccoli and Mushroom Pasta

This dish with garlicky cream sauce with peperoncino flakes and aged cheddar cheese is delicious and healthy. You can use any pasta though I have used macaroni. The broccoli and capsicum give it a lovely fresh green colour. Ingredients Macaroni pasta 2 cups, cooked al dente Broccoli florets 1 cup Capsicum 1 medium, sliced Mushrooms… Continue reading Broccoli and Mushroom Pasta