Category Archives: Dinner

Spicy Okra (Bhindi) with Yellow Peppers and Onions

I love making this okra dish. It’s one my brother’s favourite dishes and he ensures that it is made at least once a week in the house. He does nothing to help his desire become a reality of course, apart … Continue reading

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Urad Dal Masala

If you go to an  Indian grocery store you will see that urad dal is available in three types: 1) Whole urad dal which is black 2) Split urad dal which is black and white 3) Split and washed urad … Continue reading

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Roasted Afghani Cream Chicken

We’ve had guests round this week from India and in true Mamma Sawhney style, preparations began a couple days before hand and a plethora of dishes were made. I was made in charge of preparing the chicken dish so I … Continue reading

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Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken is probably one of the most popular Indian Non Veg dishes. It is generally made at my house when we have dinner parties as an appetizer or as a Summer dish with a side salad.  The basic ingredients … Continue reading

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Chicken Masala

When I decided to make Murgh Masala (Chicken Masala) I was pretty excited but also kinda nervous as I was cooking for the family which meant  I was cooking for Dad who fancies himself as a bit of critique when … Continue reading

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Sesame Chilli Paneer with Stir Fry Vegetables

I’ve recently had a few readers ask about new paneer recipes. Being a fellow paneer lover,  I jumped on the challenge! So tonight, mamma and I got creative in the kitchen. What we ended up with, as the title clearly … Continue reading

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Spicy Sea Bass Masala

I have never been biggest fan of fish or seafood in general, well apart from deep fried battered cod or haddock with chips but in my head that doesn’t really count. So, when my Mum bought home sea bass last … Continue reading

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Baked Vegetables stuffed with Mozzarella and Breadcrumbs

This recipe is every veggy lovers dream! The vegetables are scooped, stuffed and baked. Also, we use the scooped out flesh to make a yummy seasoned vegetable bed which perfectly accompanies the stuffed vegetables. No waste!! Although this is a … Continue reading

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Punjabi Style Rajma Chawal

I’m excited about this recipe as Rajma is one of my favorite vegetarian dishes. Typically eaten with basmati rice, it’s a very popular North Indian (Punjabi) dish. Both kidney/pinto beans can be used. This is my mum’s recipe that never … Continue reading

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Indian Chick Pea Curry (Cholay)

This is a classic North Indian recipe and tastes awesome with jeera (cumin seed) rice, chapatis or naan. Great as a vegetarian alternative at a dinner party. If you’ve ever tried this at a restaurant and liked it, I guarantee … Continue reading

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