Papa’s Mutton Curry

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Even as a child my life revolved a lot around food and I have a lot of memories associated with it. But everyday these memories get more distant and are almost forgotten. However often after after seeing a picture of something delicious or talking to a friend the memory is triggered with a fresh wave of ...


A dish fit for the last meal of my life – Doi Maach (Fish in yogurt ) 2

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If I were dying and were given a choice to eat my favorite meal before I leave this world behind, I would choose “Bengali Cuisine” for that meal. Now mind you I am a Punjabi, who loves her Parathas, Rajma, Chole and everything else that we make slathered in Butter and Cream. However, there is ...


The heart attack Dal – Dal Makhani 10

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Dal Makhani is everything that a Punjabi can ever dream about. We love this bowl of creamy, soft, velvety dal, and I don't think any of us want to live a life that doesn't include Dal Makhani. When we see a bowl of Dal Makhani, we just want to grab a piece of Naan and drown ...


Hot Summer’s day call for Cherry Popsicles 2

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What do you do when you want to enjoy something icy on a harsh summer’s day without feeling guilty about it? You make popsicles with lite Coconut milk and no Sugar. So delicious and so easy to make and one doesn’t have to feel bad about over indulgence with them. I had a small can of ...


The king of Parathas – Mooli Parathas (Radish stuffed flatbread) 2

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Paratha's or stuffed flat breads are an integral part of a Punjabi's life. We are stereotyped with Paratha's and let me tell you we are proud of it. There is nothing more special for a Punjabi then having home made Paratha's with pickle and curd made by our moms. And for me the King of Parathas ...


Indian Spiced Cauliflower Soup 7

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I keep claiming that making a bowl of soup is not really considered as a meal in my books. But hey let’s be honest, who can pass a good bowl of soup? Not me. So when I stumbled upon this delicious “Indian Spiced Cauliflower Soup” in Pete Evan’s new cookbook “Healthy Everyday”, I knew I had ...


A post for Diwali – Badam & Nariyal Burfee (Almond & Coconut Fudge) 7

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Diwali in Australia is mainly a very sad affair, especially living in a very cut off Perth it has no charm at all. There are no lanterns shimmering away, no diyas burning on every street and no houses smelling of Diwali faral being cooked. I have been missing home terribly, and this Diwali especially has ...


Karwachauth Blues with Strawberry Cake

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This a post 1 week too late, I meant to write it on the 11th October but I just kept procrastinating till I could procrastinate no more. 11th October is a special day for married North Indian women out there. It is the day we celebrate “Karwachauth”, which is the day when married woman fast ...