Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Chickpea Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dill dressing

When I was a little kid, salad predominantly meant a combination of onions, tomatoes and cucumbers with a pinch of salt, pepper and lime juice. Mostly in Indian households, salad is a side-dish and is hardly prepared or served as the main dish. Only stepping out of India got me to know that salads can… Continue reading Roasted Sweet Potato and Black Chickpea Spinach Salad with Yogurt Dill dressing

Dal Gosht (Lamb and Lentils Curry)

It’s been roughly more than 10 days since I published my last post. I was pretty caught up with few things in life that have taken up more priority over anything else. Staying away from my laptop¬†gave me more time to rest, unwind and recuperate. Although this break was “unplanned”, I realize getting myself unplugged… Continue reading Dal Gosht (Lamb and Lentils Curry)

Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Last night we attended Mariners Nite, a signature event of the year within the shipping industry of Singapore. It is an excellent opportunity for the Mariners to get together, network and enjoy an evening of social gathering with families. Along with the presentations, entertainment, awards and accolades, the biggest attraction was the vast spread of… Continue reading Roasted Potato Pasta Salad with Baby Arugula, Cranberries and Grain Mustard Dressing

Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

When it comes to Biryani, I confess my knees go weak and my heart starts to pound! If it comes on the husband to impress me, he takes me out to a good restaurant and orders a biryani! Yes, that’s how much I love my biryani. And to top it all, Qubooli falls right under… Continue reading Hyderabadi Qubooli Biryani (Chana Dal / Lentil Biryani)

Curried shrimp with Coconut Milk

Come weekend eve and we are in a mood to dig into something super-comforting. And that for my family has to be either fish or seafood! Shrimp curry with coconut milk has always been my personal favorite! The creamy consistency and mild sweet taste of coconut milk blends perfectly with shrimps and gives this dish… Continue reading Curried shrimp with Coconut Milk

Double Baked Potatoes Stuffed with Spiced Cottage Cheese (Paneer) and Corn

It’s the National Day in Singapore tomorrow. I had been planning to make this dish¬†for long and thought it was perfect timing to cook something special for a weeknight dinner just before a Public Holiday! So there it goes….twice baked potatoes with a spicy corn and cottage cheese filling. A perfect side-dish for any meal… Continue reading Double Baked Potatoes Stuffed with Spiced Cottage Cheese (Paneer) and Corn

Millet Tabbouleh with Sauteed Sunflower Sprouts and Cottage Cheese

It’s the end of the week and like always, I was craving for a hearty salad for my Sunday dinner. My trip to the super market was ever interesting with the discovery of organic sunflower sprouts. These sprouts were new to me but I knew they are very nutritious. I was yearning for the addition… Continue reading Millet Tabbouleh with Sauteed Sunflower Sprouts and Cottage Cheese