I love the sweetness that parsnips and carrots add to split peas, however, as much as I like split peas they do not agree with me, so here I have used a mix of other legumes which my system will accept without protest and back talk. My objective with this curry was to use spices/ingredients … More Parsnip, Carrot & Mixed Legume Curry
For part of our midday meal yesterday I made dal vada in an ebelskiver pan using an instant mix for the batter. I added minced green chili, onion and cilantro as recommended by the package instructions. I also added a little ENO to ensure a light texture. The only thing I will say about … More Dal Vada Kofta In Tomato/Coconut Curry
Every now and then when I sense there hasn’t been enough greens in my diet I get a serious craving for them. Palak Paneer, one of my favorite curries made with spinach and homemade cottage cheese, is the perfect fix. I have done several posts on the procedure of making paneer and a few about … More Kasoori Methi & Curry Leaf Paneer In Spinach Curry
It was time once again last night to make paneer in order to use up milk nearing the expiration date, and today I made a paneer curry. For the first time in many years I made chapatis to accompany the curry. We used to always make chapatis whenever we had Indian food. We always … More Kale Chapatis
My last post was about the paneer cheese I made yesterday (https://pleasantpeasantcuisine.wordpress.com/2015/11/12/paneer/). Since the milk I used to make it was near the expiration date I wanted to use it right away. I considered attempting several traditional paneer recipes but in the end decided to just follow my own instincts. I wanted red peppers from … More Paneer Pepper Curry
Tried my hand at making rice / urad dal dosa. Prepared a small amount of curry to go with it using half a carrot, a small potato, onion, frozen peas, chopped spinach and homemade garam masala. Leftover rice, mango pickle and plain yogurt rounded out our simple meal.
The craving for Indian food hit me again today. I had some paneer-like cheese in the refrigerator and the large tomato sitting on the counter was developing a bad spot on it so these became components of today’s curry. It started with onions, garlic and ginger paste frying in coconut and olive oil. To this … More Tomato, Cashew & Paneer Curry