Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

View my step-by-step video Jhinga Makhani is a very popular Indian curry where Jhinga or Shrimp is cooked in a well balanced buttery gravy. I learned how to make this gravy from the very talented Sanjay Thumma of vahrehvah.com.  This base gravy is so delicious that you can use this to also make fish, crab … Continue reading Jhinga Makhni – Shrimp cooked in a buttery curried gravy

Prawn Masala

 View my step-by-step video instructions As long as I can remember, Prawn and Shrimp have been the center of our family’s menu. My father’s side of the family comes from Goa surrounded by beaches so seafood is always the protein of choice. My mom’s side are based in Mumbai, also on the coast and famous … Continue reading Prawn Masala

Murgh Methi – Chicken Cooked in Fenugreek

View my step by step video What fascinates me about Fenugreek (Methi in Hindi), is that the seeds are considered a spice, the leaves are considered a vegetable and when the leaves are dried, they are considered a spice! Inspired by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor’s recipe, Chicken is simmered in a delicious blend of three states … Continue reading Murgh Methi – Chicken Cooked in Fenugreek

Thai Red Curry Chicken

Watch my step by step video Every great Thai red curry recipe starts with a luxurious paste made with red chillies, lemongrass, galangal, shallots, coriander roots, kaffir lime leaves and zest, fish sauce and shrimp or crab paste. Most grocery stores now carry both red and green curry paste, but if you want to make … Continue reading Thai Red Curry Chicken

Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Watch my step by step video   I recently flew from Mumbai to Dubai on Emirates Airlines and I was served this delicious Mushroom and Chickpea curry. I researched it when I returned home and learned that it is also known as Dhingri Chole. I loved the earthy taste and the combination of mushroom and … Continue reading Mushroom and Chickpea Curry – Dhingri Chole

Thai Vegetable Curry

View my step by step video Thai food has always fascinated me and since I have taken a 40 day oath to be vegetarian, this recipe seemed to be the perfect option to get all my veggies packed in some super outstanding flavours. The key to this is using a great Red curry paste, I … Continue reading Thai Vegetable Curry

Butter Mushroom Masala

View my step by step video If you love Mushrooms, you will love how they taste smothered in a spicy Butter Masala.  Very similar to Butter Chicken, this vegetarian version uses juicy Mushrooms instead. This Lent, I am Vegetarian and I have to admit that I haven’t been eating as many veggies as I should … Continue reading Butter Mushroom Masala