If you are a keen cook and want to learn how to cook authentic Indian food you have landed on the right page. Welcome to a whole new experience of cooking Indian regional food from scratch.

This blog contains recipes with clear and brief instructions on how to prepare a variety of vegan, vegetarian, meat and fish based dishes.

My focus is on helping you to prepare delicious and authentic dishes. Let’s get cooking!

JHAT PAT (QUICK AND EASY) CHICKEN CURRY

Shami Kabab - lamb and chickpea kababs

Chhilke Wali Mung Ki Daal - whole green mung bean daal

PANEER AND PEPPERS

Puris with Dahi Ke Aloo and Kala Chana

Tempered sprouted bean/lentils

Red Radish Salad with Black Salt

Aloo Methi – Potatoes with Fenugreek Leaves

Aloo Methi is a typical winter time vegetable dish in north India. Fenugreek is said to have protective properties against the cold and ill health and is much celebrated in Ayurveda. It has a bitter taste which is offset by potatoes beautifully. The vegetables are cooked in asafoetida and mustard oil… read more

Kurkuri Bhindi – crispy Okra

Okra was in the news recently for being one of the most hated vegetables. Most people who hate it dislike its sticky texture when cooked. In some cultures, the stickiness is prized whereas in Indian cooking there are usually methods to make it un-sticky.  Kurkuri Bhindi is a dish made… read more

Keema Matar

This is a dish that is found throughout North India as well as Pakistan and it is popular because it is easy to make, relatively cheap for a meat dish and very tasty. I like to serve it as part of a meal with chapatis or rotis and vegetables. Serves… read more

Raan – Leg of Lamb with black cumin and mace

Raan is a marinated whole leg of lamb which is a perfect showstopper for a party. If you want to make an Indian themed Christmas feast, you cannot go wrong with Raan. It looks wonderful and tastes amazing. There are different versions of this dish – here I bring you… read more

Gobhi Masala

Gobhi Masala is a wonderfully spicy and tangy Punjabi dish that’s just perfect with rotis or paranthas. Very typical everyday food in large parts of North India. If you want to adopt a plant based diet this would be an interesting one to have in your repertoire. Serves: 4   … read more

Sukhe Aloo

This is a quick, easy and delicious recipe which has always been popular among my students and guests. Works really well as a side with an Indian meal. Serves: 4                   Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes You will need: 250 g large… read more