Indian Recipes

Palak Paneer (Indian cottage cheese in spinach sauce)

Soft chunks of paneer coated in a creamy spinach sauce, there is no better way to have your greens than a palak paneer. Palak paneer originates from the punjab region in India, often served with makki ki roti (corn flour chapati). Wheat chapatis, white or brown rice, quinoa or cauliflowers rice are other options for…

Malai Kofta (Indian cottage cheese dumplings in a creamy sauce)

A favorite at many Indian households, malai kofta wins hearts with its creamy and tangy sauce, and the soft cottage cheese dumplings. I made my koftas (dumplings) with home made paneer and cooked them in the microwave instead of frying. Accompanied by a rich and creamy sauce these are hard to resist, even if you…

Sambhar (Lentil stew with vegetables)

One of the most popular food item from the south of India, sambhar combines the goodness of lentils with a variety of vegetables, making it an excellent option for the vegetarians (and non vegetarians as well).

Almond Flour Halwa (Paleo/ gluten-free)

Using almond flour instead of semolina and sweetened with dates instead of sugar, this is a much healthier version of traditional sooji ka halwa (semolina halwa). Serve it at breakfast for a morning energy boost or enjoy it with your evening tea for some warmth in the chilly winter evenings.

Daal Soup (Lentil Soup, Vegan)

Using only pantry ingredients, this flavorful lentil soup is ready in minutes. It doesn’t even require any chopping and minimal to no prepping, which makes it perfect for a lazy evening.

Cauliflower, Sweet potato and Chickpea curry

Incorporating different kinds of vegetables in a curry is a good way to make them more nutrient dense. The combination of cauliflower, sweet potatoes and chickpeas is so harmonic, you will feel like eating a song. This curry is sure to wow even the non-vegetarians out there.