Chicken in Yogurt Sauce - Dahi Murgi

Chicken in Yogurt Sauce – Dahi Murgi

  So you have been wanting to cook an Indian style chicken dish but the usually long list of spices, chopping of unlimited onions and frying things in copious amount of oil makes you think, “ May be next time!”  Fear not. You are normal. Phew! But you knew that didn’t you? Okay! let’s try this […]

Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart - Ina Garten Fridays

Tomato and Goat Cheese Tart – Ina Garten Fridays

When I said that Ina Garten rekindled my passion for cooking in this first Ina Friday Post  I didn’t mention that a teeny tiny reason was that she showed me recipes that were quick and easy and  yet so delicious.  Take this Tomato and Goat cheese tart for instance.  It’s simple easy and way too delicious. I […]

Swedish Princesstarta : Daring Bakers

Swedish Princesstarta : Daring Bakers

  In a “celebration” of past Daring Baker and Daring Cook challenges, Lisa challenged all of us to search through the Daring Kitchen archives and pick any one we’d like!  Since  the Swedish Princesstarta has been on my mind for months if not years, I knew I finally just had to do it. This challenge […]

Chicken with Saffron and Mushrooms - Khoresht-e gharch

Chicken with Saffron and Mushrooms – Khoresht-e gharch

Har kas ki dad tan ba bala iman az ballast Viran kuja zi mauj shavad khana-i-hubab ― Ghani Kashmiri  (He who plunged into difficulties is free from difficulties,  How can the house of a bubble be smashed by a wave) His full name was Ghani Kashmiri Mirza Muhammad Tahir, a Kashmiri Poet who was acknowledged […]

Dal Makhni - Buttery lentils

Dal Makhni – Buttery lentils

    They saw each other from a distance, walking a gentle walk on the terrace of their own homes.  Their eyes met and that was all it took to ignite a lifelong passion.  It all started one monsoon evening, in a small city called Chandigarh, in India.  There were two of them. One was […]