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Indian Food

Daal

Daal

This is my dad’s recipe but I’ve made this so many times that I’m no longer sure if this is his original recipe. That’s the beauty of making daal though; you can do whatever you like, as long as lentils (red lentils in this case) […]

Homemade Paneer

Homemade Paneer

Paneer is a fresh cheese used commonly in vegetarian Indian cooking. It has a very mild flavour and a soft, slightly chewy texture, perfect for adding into curries, frying, grilling, crumbling, and much more.  Unfortunately, where I live, paneer is hard to come by and […]

Fish Cutlets

Fish Cutlets

Everyone loves these fish cutlets. Crunchy on the outside and exploding with flavour on the inside. As always, the ingredients listed below are just guidelines. Adjust the amounts and ingredients to make your own fish cutlet – the amount of fish and potatoes, the spices […]

Spicy Flattened Rice (Kanda Batata Poha)

Spicy Flattened Rice (Kanda Batata Poha)

This is a traditional Maharastian vegetarian breakfast. It’s something that reminds me of home as I don’t think you can find this at restaurants. My mom would often make this for Saturday morning breakfasts or for a light lunch. Recently, my mom talked me though […]