chicken · Middle Eastern · onions · rice · spices

Chicken with Caramrlised Onion and Cardamom Rice

What is like to move to a new city ? I should know that by now, 3 continents and numerous cities. Yet, after all these years movement and relocation does not get any easier. It scares me, I am afraid that I may not be able to set my roots anywhere. Just when I start… Continue reading Chicken with Caramrlised Onion and Cardamom Rice

lentils · Uncategorized · Vegetarian

Daal Palakwali

This is going to be what looks like my last post from here in California. Yes, we are moving and dear God help me, to the mid-west. I do not what to go into the snow, the cold and  snow shovelling, the slush and the salt and grit in your boots and not to mention… Continue reading Daal Palakwali

mutton · Punjabi · Uncategorized

Amritsari Tawa Mutton

I love traveling. If there were two things I could absolutely positively live without it would have to be books and travel oh and may be food . But I could live on bread and milk and cereal bars for a while, but if you asked me to like without books and travel, you could… Continue reading Amritsari Tawa Mutton

bengali cuisine · Bengali food · chicken · curry · Uncategorized

Picnic Murgi

The new year is finally here and well, it is not so new any more. I see resolutions breaking, old habits reverberating and life is back to the grind. As for me, for years I have resisted this whole thing of making resolutions for they are always meant to be broken. I have seen very… Continue reading Picnic Murgi

boneless · chicken · dark meat · spinach

Saag Murg

What a year it has been!! Last 6 months I have been moving and traveling all over thanks to work and work and more work and off course work.. I have been all over the place and after across 3 continents  numerous cities, countless hours on very long tiring flights, I have finally made my… Continue reading Saag Murg

Chinese · Indo-Chinese · Manchurian · Vegetarian · weekend

Holi with Vegetarian Manchurian

Happy Holi My friends.. How was your Holi? Did you guy have fun ? I sure did. This weekend was so packed and fun filled for us. To let you in on a secret this was our as in P and my first holi as in we have been married for sometime but neither of… Continue reading Holi with Vegetarian Manchurian

pumpkin · satvik · Vegetarian · week night dinners

K for Kumror Chokka

Its Five in the evening here. I have been home all day. P left for work by about 8:30 ish. The apartment lies quiet and empty. Except for the sound it makes, tick tock says the wall clock, the clanking of the shells from the wall hanging that ma sent all the way for Kutch… Continue reading K for Kumror Chokka

Indian · mutton

New Year with Bhuna Mutton Dobara

Happy New Year every one. How was your holiday season? Mine was full of back aches, flu and oh well yes there were the parties too. But mostly, the holiday season was spent resting. So much so that I could not get myself to write a blog post. But  with the New Year comes new… Continue reading New Year with Bhuna Mutton Dobara

chicken · grill · tandoori

Tandoori Chicken

Summer is long gone and Autumn is on its way out. The long hard winter is almost here, but I just pray the winters here in north California are not as bad as that of New Jersey. I cannot deal with another winter like that. So time to put the barbecue grills away but we… Continue reading Tandoori Chicken

cauliflower · potato · Vegan Curry

Autumn with Gobi Aloo

It has been a beautiful Summer. We enjoyed 3 lovely months of Sunshine, travel and BBQ. So far the seasons here in California have been beautiful. We traveled along the Pacific Coast, picnicked on the shores of Lake Tahoe and even tried our luck in the Casinos of Reno. San Francisco is beautiful during summer.… Continue reading Autumn with Gobi Aloo