Dahi Vada, Dahi Bhalla, Thayir Vada, Thayir Vadai, whatever you call them, this is THE perfect dish to have during a hot summer day. Dahi Vada are fried dumplings that are dunked in water to soften them, soaked in spiced yoghurt, and topped with various chutneys (which are optional). Although this is fried, because the… Continue reading Dahi Vada-Perfect Indian Summer Dish!
Today is Rakshabandan in India and it’s time to celebrate! For those who don’t know what it is, it is an important Hindu festival in which we celebrate a relationship between brothers and sisters. During this day, sisters tie a thread, called a “rakhi” around their brothers’ wrist. Your brother can be a biological brother,… Continue reading The BEST chocolate chip cookies!
Ignore the green beans on the plate. The bataki is the one on top that’s reddish and inviting. I was going to post a picture of just the potatoes but I was too busy eating it from the bowl. It happens to me all the time whenever I’m in the kitchen. Oh well. What makes… Continue reading Rajasthani Bataki (Potato Curry)
I’m pretty certain that in my past life I must have been middle eastern because I absolutely LOVE all sorts of middle eastern cuisines from Afghani to Kurdish to Moroccan-you name it, I love it! I’m pretty bummed that they closed down an Afghani restaurant AND moroccan restaurant near me. Trust me, I was not… Continue reading Baba Ghanoush-Roasted Eggplant dip!