Barfi

When you are going to the Hindu temple and you want to make a sweet offering, then why not make this temple favorite Barfi! Growing up I always saw my grandmother whip up some Barfi as a offering for the temple and today I see my mother-in-law doing the same thing and now I was curious…

Tandoori Chicken Nibbles

When you have an anniversary party to attend, the theme is to bring a plate to share, you want to impress the crowd, and you want to keep it simple, then why not make these Tandoori Chicken Nibbles. I have used a similar recipe once before when I made grilled chicken nibbles but I found…

Wannabe Butter Chicken (slow-cooker)

When you are trying to make butter chicken in the slow cooker, but mess up the ratio and end up making something familiar yet different then why not make some Wannabe Butter Chicken. Originally, I planned on making butter chicken for my husband because it’s his favorite, because I tried a new technique I ended up…

Uttapa (Vegetarian Omelette)

When you have left over dosa batter and it is meatless Monday, why not make this vegetarian omelette, Uttapa. Growing up in a Gujarati family, the food we ate were flavors passed down from generations. A favorite dish of mine is Uttapa, a rice and gram lentil batter mixed with onions, tomatoes, chilis, and cilantro served…

Gulab Jamun (Fiji Style)

When you’re Gujarati and your mother-in-law is an amazing chef with delicious recipes so you often shadow her so you can hope to live up to her skills, so you ask her to make Gulab Jamun (Fiji Style) This is basically an Indian take to a fried donut dipped in simple syrup. It sounds simple but…

Fish Mince Ball Curry

When you are in the mood for some fish, you want to be able to divide the dish easily then why not try to make something new and make a Fish Mince Ball Curry. I have been eating Fish Mince Ball Curry or as we call it in our house “Machli na mamna” ever since I…

Crab Curry

When you are out grocery shopping and you see large fresh crab in the supermarket, they are in season, so you buy some, bring them home, clean them up, and make delicious Crab Curry. We often make this delicious curry at home because there is a certain level of satisfaction in breaking through the crab body…

Vegetarian Thai Red Curry

When you have plenty of vegetables in the refrigerator, some red curry paste, and its also meatless Thursday, then why not make Vegetarian Thai Red Curry. My favorite thing about this recipe is that you can use any vegetable you like. I usually make this recipe with whatever random vegetables I may have in the fridge….

Mattar Paneer

When you feel like making Punjabi cuisine and craving something creamy, then why not make Mattar Paneer. Mattar paneer is a creamy north Indian dish that is made with peas, cheese, tomatoes, and spices. This easy recipe is quick to make, especially when you are tired after a long day at work. I enjoy this dish…

Egg Salad Sandwich

When you are getting ready for a picnic, you have heaps of eggs in the refrigerator, then why not whip up some egg salad and make sandwich. This recipe is inspired by my mom who often would make this sandwich for me. On the weekdays during the school week or on the weekends for work…