Shammi Kebabs

There is a misconception that ‘kebabs’ are hard to make. These are anything but that. They are great as snacks, an accompaniment to a meal or simply as burgers for the kids’ school lunch. Also, with Ramadan going on, what a perfect time to make these wonderful kebabs. .

"Shammi Kebabs"

Aloo Methi

Spinach is not the only healthy leafy green vegetable. Mix fresh Methi Leaves with potatoes for this delicious and healthy subzi. The kids won’t even notice the greens mixed in with their favorite – potatoes! Ingredients: Potatoes – 3 cups, diced (about 3 medium potatoes) Fresh Methi Leaves – 1 bunch, washed well and roughly chopped Oil – 4 tsp Fennel Seeds (Saunf) – ¼ tsp Haldi (Turmeric) – ¼ tsp Hing (Asofoetida) – pinch…

"Aloo Methi"

Varan (Maharashtrian Daal)

Varan is a Maharastrian style no-frills daal that is made in every home in the region and completes every meal. It’s a very comforting dish and is usually served with plain white rice. The classic combination of the two – the Varan (dal) and Bhaat (rice) is usually said together and is considered one word – Varan Bhaat. There is no hard and fast rule that you cannot enjoy this Dhal with Chapatis or parathas.…

"Varan (Maharashtrian Daal)"

Cabbage Subzi

I always keep some cabbage handy because it has a long shelf life.  It’s great for those days when I can’t think of anything else to make.   Ingredients:  Cabbage – 4 cups finely chopped Oil – 1 tbsp Mustard seeds (Rai) – 1 tsp Channa daal – 1 tbsp Urad daal – 1 tbsp Asafoetida (Hing) – 1 pinch Turmeric (Haldi) – ¼ tsp Curry leaves – 1 sprig Ginger – ½ tsp grated Red chili…

"Cabbage Subzi"

Mung Daal Khichadi

The ultimate Indian comfort food, Khichdi is an easy, healthy and satisfying dish. Try it with Gujarati Kadhi – Yum!! It is a complete meal with proteins, veggies and carbs all in one. Great as baby and toddler food. Ingredients: Basmati rice – 1 ¼ cups Mung Daal – 1 ¼ cups Water – 5 cups Salt – 1 tsp Haldi (turmeric) – ¼ tsp Hing (asofoetida) – 1 pinch Method: 1. Wash Rice and…

"Mung Daal Khichadi"