Indian

Stir-fried beets, Indian style (WHB: curry leaf)

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

summary: recipe for South Indian Beets (stir-fried beets and curry leaves) from a recipe in SAVEUR; problems with photographing Indian food so it looks good; information about curry leaf (Murraya koenigii) and WHB; (click on image(s) for larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB) #447??: Curry Leaf (Murraya koenigii) Not long ago, I […] Continue reading »

Potatoes and Pomegranate Seeds (WHB#383: Anardana)

Friday, May 10th, 2013

summary: recipe for aloo anardana (potato masala with pomegranate seeds); information about anardana and Weekend Herb Blogging; (click on images for larger views and more photos) Weekend Herb Blogging (WHB)#383 Anardana: Pomegranate (Punica granatum) seeds The other day, we rode to Indiatown to stock up on spices. And T announced that we needed anardana. We […] Continue reading »

It turns out that cooked cabbage is delicious

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

summary: recipe for Indian-style cabbage with ginger and coconut; embracing vegetarian food; (click on image to see larger view) Like so many others, we are trying to reduce our meat intake. And we often choose to make vegetarian dinners. But our vegetarian dishes are not watery and bland. Or trying to mimic meat. Or tasteless […] Continue reading »

Puffed flattened rice

Friday, January 18th, 2013

summary: recipe for puffed chura; I love pressed rice; homemade snack foods; (click on image(s) to see larger views and more photos) The other day, we had one of my favourite breakfasts: chura with toasted coconut, peas and nuts. Usually, T uses peanuts, but this time we were extravagant and had cashews. As always, the […] Continue reading »

we’re always going to add annatto to biriyani!

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

summary: the addition of annatto seed makes the biriyani smell exactly right! Really? I’ve never posted about biriyani?! How can this be? I have recently been given permission to add a little cheese and butter back into my diet. You have no idea what sort of celebration this has caused! We hadn’t had palak paneer […] Continue reading »

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