Curry & Side dish

“What would you like for dinner?”
“Not a curry” said NO. ONE. EVER.

Indian curry is a combination of spices, herbs, meat or vegetables and is truly versatile. In fact, there are so many ways we can cook this – simple, complex, quick, or an elaborate one. The way vegetables, meat and seafood is cooked varies from state to state and region to region. While I truly believe that Indian cooking is much much more than curries, without a doubt, this is an essential part of the Indian cuisine. Here I will put together some recipes (curry or not) that goes really well with rice, bread etc. and completes your meal wonderfully.

  A rich, creamy lamb kofta curry on a winter night is absolutely to die for. Similar to meatballs, succulent lamb mince is mixed with versatile Indian spices and deep fried, and then the koftas are soaked up in a luscious, creamy gravy. You can make a large batch, reheat  and […]

Lamb Kofta Curry

Shahi chicken or shahi murg is a rich, creamy chicken curry. ‘Shahi’ means royal, and this royal aromatic curry is loaded with flavours. Shahi chicken is quite different when compared to a regular chicken curry because of its distinctive nutty flavour from almonds and cashew. To make this dish, I […]

Shahi Chicken

Amaranth leaves or amaranth greens are nutritious leafy vegetables eaten widely through out India. It is well-known for its health benefits – controls hypertension, good for controlling diabetes, prevents anaemia, improves digestion, to name a few. Outside of India amaranth is better known for its seeds which is considered a […]

Amaranth Greens Stir fry

Ennegayi and jolada rotti (stuffed eggplant curry and sorghum flatbread) – signature dish of the northern region of Karnataka. Round purple beauties stuffed with aromatic spices and shallow fried until tender. This dish takes me back to my childhood – the only eggplant dish I loved as a child. Round purple […]

Badanekayi Ennegayi (Stuffed Eggplant)