Tari Waley Aaloo ( Potatoes cooked in a tomato based curry )

  Serves 4 Hey Potato, do you know that you are loved by one and all? Fattening or not, you make your presence felt in every dish that you are added to and enhance it’s flavour. You can be fried, baked, roasted, mashed, curried and whew! Such an unassuming appearance and yet so useful. Ok, … Continue reading Tari Waley Aaloo ( Potatoes cooked in a tomato based curry )

PANEER AND PEAS FILLED ALOO TIKKI

  10 Servings I hear ” Aloo Tikki” and I think of my beloved hometown Dehradun. The famous “chaat gulli” and the endless plates of tikkis, mixed chaat, papdi chaat and golgappe(my favorite) that I have devoured there. Me and my friends used to have marathon chaat-eating sessions, when we would have platefulls of all … Continue reading PANEER AND PEAS FILLED ALOO TIKKI

KHEEMA MATAR ALOO

Serves 4 Another ” comfort” food from my kitchen. There is something about eating hot, aromatic and succulent Kheema with rice that provides great comfort. I have always preferred mutton over chicken, unlike my husband who complains that eating mutton hurts his “teeth”. But he says that my mutton kheema with peas and  potatoes is … Continue reading KHEEMA MATAR ALOO

MY TAKE ON EMA DATSHI (BHUTANESE CHILLI CHEESE)

Seven winters back, one chilly evening, my husband made a capsicum and cheese dish for me and the taste was truly heavenly. A Bhutanese cadet in the I.M.A. had told him about it. We relished it so much that I think we made it daily for some days. Then I forgot about it as I … Continue reading MY TAKE ON EMA DATSHI (BHUTANESE CHILLI CHEESE)

MY KIDDOS’ FAVOURITE CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS

  4 Servings All  bachchas are fond of eating chicken drumsticks, I think. The little devils find these easy to eat, as there is no hassle of balancing a gravy or vegetable into the folds of a Nan/Parantha/Chapati. Also, no struggle of spooning/forking the rice within the edges of the plate. Whew! so much work … Continue reading MY KIDDOS’ FAVOURITE CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS