Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice

Jeera Rice – light fluffy cumin rice made with long grain basmati rice, salt, cumin seeds and ghee in an Instant Pot just like restaurants style! A classic simple rice dish that is truly a heart of Indian food!! Jeera rice, also knows as cumin 

Aloo Gobi Matter Bake

Aloo Gobi Matter Bake

Aloo Gobi Matter Bake – mix of cauliflower, potatoes, peas, cherry tomatoes, onions are coated with extremely flavorful oil and spice mix and then roasted/baked to perfection! Aloo Gobi Matter is one of the very popular Indian curries. It is a mix of cauliflower, potatoes 

Pickled Jalapeños Mac & Cheese

Pickled Jalapeños Mac & Cheese

Pickled Jalapeños Mac & Cheese – mac & cheese flavored with Indian style pickled jalapeños made with ground mustard seeds and turmeric powder along with sharp cheddar cheese. As shocking as it sounds, I am not a big fan of classic Mac & Cheese. Please 

Fruit Custard

Fruit Custard

Fruit Custard – sweet milk based Indian dessert that is flavored & thickened using custard powder with hint of cardamom & saffron along with fresh fruits & nuts!! Fruit Custard, also known as fruit salad in many Gujarati household including mine is a delicately flavored 

Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions

Pickled Onions – super easy and quick homemade condiment made with just few ingredients that takes any meal to the next level! If you ever went to Indian restaurants in India, first thing you get is papad and a tray full of condiments. That tray 

Dry Mung Dal

Dry Mung Dal

Dry Mung Dal – spicy yellow mung dal, so light and fluffy that it perfect for warmer days along with some puri, Gujarati kadhi & rice!! Yellow mung dal is one of the easiest dal to cook. It cooks super fast and is so light 

Cabbage Carrot Thepla

Cabbage Carrot Thepla

Cabbage Carrot Thepla (flatbread) made with Oat and whole wheat flour, hemp seeds, yogurt and some spices. Thepla is simply a flat bread made with either whole wheat or multi grain flour. It is made with some sort of greens like spinach, fenugreek leaves, dill 

Tomato Bhajiya

Tomato Bhajiya

Tomato Bhajiya is a one of a kind Surati specialty, tomatoes topped with bright green chutney, coated with spicy chickpea flour and deep fried to perfection. Back home growing up, we looked forward to Sundays. That is because, Sundays were all about desi Gujarati Style 

Chana Dal Pulao

Chana Dal Pulao

Chana Dal Pulao – great mix of rice and chana dal with lots of vegetables and delicate flavors, made in an Instant pot very quickly and easily. There is something so comforting and satisfying about rice that I cannot explain. I can eat rice all 

Pickled Jalapeños Pakora

Pickled Jalapeños Pakora

Pickled Jalapeños Pakora – take your pakora game to next level with these spicy tangy ones made with chickpea flour, pickled jalapeños and some spices! When it rains outside, the first thing that comes to my mind is pipping hot pakora/bhajiya and some kadak mithi