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Caramelized Eggplant Caponata with Pine Nuts

Caponata is the Sicilian version of ratatouille. Made with many similar ingredients, such as: eggplant, onion and tomatoes. Eggplant absorbs flavors like a sponge and long after the cooing process has ended. Hence, it is better served the next day and at room temperature. Unlike other eggplant based dips, this […]


Homemade Pizza Dough

This homemade pizza dough is simple and easy to make with the help of a stand mixture, all-purpose flour, salt, yeast, water, and olive oil. Activate the yeast. Pour all the ingredients into the stand mixer with the dough hook. Set aside covered. Punch down and portion. Set out and […]

kitchari with yogurt

Ginger and Turmeric Kichari

Kitchari is the ultimate Indian comfort food. It is super simple to make. Simply boil lentils and rice and season with spiced. Kitchari is also low in fat and high in immunity boosting spices. My go-to Kitchari is spiced with cumin seeds, fresh ginger and turmeric which boosts immunity and […]

lentils flavored with tempered oil

Tadka Daal

Tadka Daal is made of two components. You guessed it! Tadka and Daal. Tadka is tempered oil flavored with cumin seeds, asafetida (hing) and paprika. Super simple and quick to make. Daal is made from boil lentils that are cooked with ginger, turmeric and salt. Together it creates a perfectly […]

Delicious Achari Paneer

Achari Paneer

Paneer is a fresh cheese common in the Indian subcontinent. It is a non-melting soft cheese made by curdling milk with the help of an acid. The paneer used was store bought and comes in a block and is easily cut up into cubes. The yogurt in the marinade helps […]

A savory cake made with chickpea flour.

Gujrati Dhokla

Dhokla is a deliciously steamed slightly sweet savory snack. It is super easy and simple it was to make. The texture is also unbelievably soft and light created through the steaming process. Gujrati Dhokla is a dish you will love! More Indian Recipes: What is Dhokla? Dhokla is a soft […]

Dill Daal with Garlic Tadka

Dill Daal with a Garlic Tadka

This is Kind of a Big Dill Dill Daal with a Garlic Tadka is made with red and yellow lentils cooked with ginger, turmeric and dill. Additionally in a pan heat ghee with mustard seeds, hing, garlic and chili powder to make the tadka. Season the lentils with the hot […]


Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup

I love soup season and that warm belly feeling I get from a hearty and healthy soup. Butternut squash soup is my absolute favorite soup of all time. However, I often find myself feeling peckish after I have eaten it. What I have found is adding a little but of […]