Lauki (Doodhi) Bharta

Restaurant style food is amazing from time to time, but on most days, we crave simple, comforting home style cooking. Lauki (aka doodhi, bottle gourd, ghiya) is one of those vegetables that we rarely find on restaurant menus. From the squash family, lauki is full of fiber and nutrients. Due to its high water content, its easy to overcook dudhi, resulting in an unrecognizable mush. This easy vegetarian (vegan) lauki ka bharta recipe prevents that…

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Shahi Mushroom Matar | Mushroom Peas Curry

Shahi Mushroom Matar, or mushrooms with green peas, is a classic Indian curry with a rich gravy made from ground cashews. This vegetarian (and even vegan) recipe requires simple ingredients and simple steps but produces flavors that can be found in restaurants. The consistency can be modified so you can enjoy this curry with naan, chapati or roti, and even rice. And…if you’re not a fan of mushrooms, substitute them with paneer, cauliflower or other…

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Toaster Tandoori Roti

Tandoori Roti is a type of Indian unleavened bread which is usually made in a clay oven called a tandoor, hence the name “Tandoori Roti”. Tandoori Roti, is made with Chapati Flour and is a great accompaniment with North Indian and Mughlai dishes. The beauty of Tandoors are that they can reach very high heat, so the flavors it imparts into the Roti is very unique and has a slight flavor of the coal which…

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