Blog Posts - Indian Recipe

Quick and Easy: Spicy Summer Eggplant Poriyal A Simple Vegan Lunch.

     Our garden here in Sonoma is bursting at the seams with all the stuff we planted earlier in the year. I am starting to get overwhelmed with eggplants. I suppose that's what happens when one plants 4 different varieties of the...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Aug 9, 2016

Staight Out Of The Garden...Peppers In An Almond Cream Curry...But Wait, It's Vegan!

        I grew up a working class city kid. My mom who was no great shakes in the kitchen (never preheated an oven, 'cause...why?) had a regular rotation of meals that centered around making the money stretch to pay...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Jul 27, 2016

Dum Aloo ~ Without Onion And Garlic

Dum Aloo Bong Style when offered to deity as bhog during puja/festival is cooked without onion and garlic but is one of the front runners in taste and flavour amongst all the vegetarian dishes. The beauty of the dish lies in the fact that it’s cook...
by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Jul 25, 2016

Kosha Murgi Posto (Bhuna Chicken Khus-khus)

Do you have on your mind something special this weekend? Look no further because this is the dish you have been searching for. An awesome dish grand in texture and amazingly delectable, flavourful, will give your palate a heavenly feeling with each b...
by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Jul 16, 2016

Tell-a-tale of South Indian Filter Coffee; Filter Kaapi as they call it!

…and Momma told pasta while patting her back “Pasta momma is going to tell you a beautiful bedtime story tonight” …! “Finchess (read Princess) momma??”… “No Momma is going to tell you the story of 7 coffee beans”….”Kopi  (read...
by Debjanir Rannaghar on Jul 13, 2016


This is one of the most delicious chicken recipes I have tasted so far. Innovation in the non vegetarian dishes has become a necessity now to meet my family expectations. I fail to figure out at times whether this is a positive or negative aspect of...
by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Jun 13, 2016

Restaurant style Paneer Makhanwala | Paneer Makhanwala

Juliet: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet”. I am nothing but tempted to start this post with the famous monologue of William Shakespeare! Well I am neither out of the mind nor had 2-3 gl...
by Debjanir Rannaghar on Jun 7, 2016

Summer Special ~ Methi (Fenugreek) Chicken

Methi/Fenugreek Chicken is one of the easiest and yummiest of chicken recipes I have made. So befitting to these scorching summer days this cooks real fast and requires a very few ingredients and above all not too fiery or spicy. I was introduced to...
by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Apr 22, 2016

Sweet, Spicy and Fragrant, Corn and Tamarind Curry.

      Today we started this year's planting for our garden. Actually lats week we put in the Yukon gold potatoes but this week we got down to the serious stuff, chilies of several varieties, 4 different types of eggplant, tom...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Apr 18, 2016

#Summer Cooler Recipe 3 ~ Melt-In-Mouth Lauki Muttar (Bottle Gourd With Green Peas)

by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Apr 15, 2016

Easy Recipe: Peachy Ranchero Chicken

Looking for an easy dish to make? Looking for an easy chicken recipe? And an easy recipe for kids? Here is a yummy one called : Peachy Ranchero Chicken with Sweet Chili-Lime Cornbread. Kids love this and it is a easy family dish ! Servings:4 |T...
by Coupons Do Work! on Apr 12, 2016

#Summer Cooler Recipe 2: Seem Baingan (Flat Beans With Brinjal/Aubergine)

Summer Cooler Recipe 2This is the second in the series of summer cooler recipes that I have been posting. It is a very simple and easy-to-cook recipe ready in 7-10 minutes saving you the trouble of staying in the kitchen for long hours in this heat.
by Ani's Experiments With Spices on Apr 11, 2016

Take Advantage of A Spring Treat With This Fresh Chickpea Masala.

      I've cooked a lot of beans and lentils in my day. I've eaten even more beans, starting in childhood with one of the favorite foods of Italians, the ceci bean. I don't think my mother ever served a meal where ceci beans...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Apr 4, 2016

Punjabi Garam Masala Recipe

Punjabi Garam Masala is a flavor packed Indian spice powder that is made by dry roasting and then grinding few of the whole Indian spices. If you are like me who cooks Punjabi food most days, this spice blend is a must in your pan...
by ShwetaintheKitchen on Mar 30, 2016

A Fresh Spring Dish, An Indian Classic : Cauliflower and Potato

   Spring is one of my favorite times of year here in Sonoma.The Farmers Markets are filled with the delicacies one doesn't get the rest of the year and at our place, planning has begun for this year's crops. But first, the last of the Wint...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Mar 23, 2016

Kasoori methi chicken -- Mohana's recipe

The best part of blogging has been meeting people. Someone's cousin is in town, would you recommend a good restaurant, or a friend of a friend is visiting over the weekend and contacts us, or connections through relatives or through another blogger.W...
by Ahaar on Mar 17, 2016

Simple tadka mixed dal for vacation

We had received 12 inches of snow and another 4-5 inches was in the forecast. In middle of this huddling down and going about our routine, it was great to pack our bags and head for the sandy beaches and miss the snow in the forecast. Instead of shov...
by Ahaar on Mar 4, 2016

Haldi Doodh | Turmeric milk | Healthy Beverage

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by on Dec 23, 2015

Green chickpeas and sausage curry

It's Durga pujo time. My Facebook feed is full with pictures of Durga pandals and idols from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata. How things have changes in just a few years!When I first came to the U.S., I used to long to see dugga thakur from home...
by Ahaar on Oct 21, 2015

Fast Cooking For Hot Days. Indian Spiced Eggplant With Cilantro.

      We're moving into the dog days here in Sonoma. Even though we have our burst of heat waves during the Summer months, as it gets closer to Harvest Season in the vineyards, daytime temperatures start to soar. Evenings her...
by The Colors Of Indian Cooking on Sep 7, 2015

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