Category: North Indian gravy

Channa masala

Channa masala or Chole masala is one of the famous recipes made as a side dish for chappathi, puri and Batura. Bread Channa, Chole Batura are some of the famous combinations. My mom makes this recipe as a side dish for roti. I made some alteration with the addition of coconut. This is one of the recipes my husband asked...

Dum Aloo- Restaurant style

Dum aloo is one of my favourite North Indian gravies.  There are so many versions of Dum aloo.  This is the restaurant style rich, creamy Dum aloo that tastes exactly like the restaurant one. Once you have made the white gravy base and red gravy base then it is very easy to  make this gravy.   INGREDIENTS Baby potatoes- 1/2 kg Ghee – 1...

Moong dhal gravy

Moong dhal gravy is a simple, easy and colourful side dish that you can prepare in no time. It is tasty and healthy too. I learnt this from my mom.  It serves as a best side dish for Chappathi/roti. And I like to have this as such after mixing some buttermilk into it. North Indians make dhal with rice and...

Aloo Paneer Matar

Aloo paneer matar is a North Indian gravy prepared with potato, cottage cheese and green peas.  They are cooked in the tomato gravy along with the spices. This is the first recipe I made after my wedding so this is always special for me.  It is very easy to make as well as tasty. You can serve this as a...

Kadai Paneer- Restaurant style

Kadai paneer is one of the most popular North Indian curries along with Paneer butter masala, malai kofta, Palak paneer. The original authentic recipe calls for the roasted and ground kadai masla. But here I am posting the recipe for the restaurant style kadai paneer that is rich and creamy. To make this recipe we need to prepare the red...

Baby potatoes in Cashew gravy

Baby potatoes are the potatoes which are removed from the soil before they are fully grown. They can be cooked in many ways. In India, baby potatoes are used to make a very popular dish -Dhum Aloo. They are less in calories and fat free. With the skin, they are a good source of fibre and helps in maintaining weight....

Paneer Baby corn Jalfrezi

Jalfrezi is a Pakistani cuisine that involves frying marinated vegetable in oil to make dry, thick sauce. It is an Indian version of Chinese stir-fry made with curry spices. In Bengal, ‘Jhal’ means spicy hot. Jhal led to Jal. Some historians have asserted that Frezi is derived from the Urdu word ‘Parhezi’, Parhezi is a person with discriminating taste.  All Jalfrezi...

Paneer Pasanda

Paneer pasanda is one of the gravies I wanted to make for a long time. This recipe takes lot of time, so it is not the ideal dish for everday cooking. But yes!!! you can make this for a party and it’ll be loved by everyone. I had this gravy in two different restaurants and they had their own versions.In...

Dhal makhani

Dhal Makhani is one of the recipes I came to know from my brother. When he was studying in IIT, he used to have this regularly. But I had no idea about the ingredients used in this recipe. Later when I was reading a magazine, came across this recipe and found this to be an easy and healthy one. Yes!!!...

Carrot Korma

Korma is one of the favourite side dish for many people. My husband and I love to eat korma. I have made Navrathna korma and Mixed vegetable korma many times, but this one is different from those. One day I was in a hurry and had no time to chop the vegetables and want to make something best in less...

Kadhi Pakora

  The Kadhi is prepared with sour curd, besan flour and some spices. The pakora is prepared with besan flour, chilli powder and onions. The highlight of the Kadhi Pakora is the addition of the crisp and fresh besan pakoras. Due to the addition of a wide range of spices, it is flavourful. I made this as a side dish...

Paneer Spring onion masala

Any gravy made out of paneer is one of the favourite recipes for most of the people. So I want to make this gravy when my cousin’s family visited my place. This is one of the easiest but rich and delicious gravy that will make your guests dumbstruck. So instead of making a regular sambar, rasam and one curry for...

Navarathna korma

Vegetable Korma is one of my favourite gravy. I tasted it for the first time when I was a kid. Yes!! My mom made this at home. It is different from Navarathna Korma. She used to ground coconut along with other spices. It was spicy and too good to eat with Chappathi. After that I got a chance to eat...

Stuffed karela

Karela or Bitter gourd or Bitter melon is a vegetable which most of them hate due to its bitterness. But the stuffed karelas are devoid of bitterness and people who hate bitter melons will also like this recipe. Though you can make this in normal bitter gourds available, it can be made best with the small bitter melons that are...

Cauliflower-Bell pepper stir fry

Hello everybody!! This is the first time I haven’t posted anything for past two weeks. Yup! I was completely busy with other household work and wasn’t able to login here. My husband started asking me daily whether I posted something?  And today I am posting this recipe for my dear ‘K’.  Yes Cauliflower- Bell pepper stir fry is one of...

Palak Paneer

      Dark leafy greens like spinach are important for skin and hair, bone health, and provides protein, iron, vitamins and minerals.The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving blood glucose control in diabetics, lowering the risk of cancer, lowering blood pressure, improving bone health, lowering the risk of developing asthma and more. Usually we wont get palak...

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is a North Indian recipe that is used as a side dish for Naan, rumali roti, Chappathi. The soft paneer chunks in a rich tomato based gravy. I love this gravy a lot. Whenever I go to the restaurant with my dad, I order for this. Suddenly I thought why can’t I try making this recipe and...

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