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Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes.
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Aloo ki Tahari Recipe

 Aloo ki Tahari or Aloo Chawal is a simple vegetarian one-pot dish made with rice and potatoes. It is one of my favourite Desi comfort foods, and I love having it with lots of raita on the side. The way it’s always been made at my place has been with potatoes (and there’s always an extra potato for me!), but other vegetables like beans or peas can also be added. It can easily be served on its own as a…

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp.
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Lotus root or bhae ki sabzi with potatoes

This popular Sindhi vegetarian recipe is made from lotus root (bhae in Urdu/Sindhi) in a onion based gravy with potatoes and tamarind pulp. The lotus root known as bhay/bhae/bhein in Sindhi and kanwal kakri in Urdu/Hindi is an indigenous vegetable grown in interior Sindh and used widely in Sindhi cuisine. I had it for the first time at my husband’s house. It’s a staple vegetable which mostly is consumed in its own salan (curry), sometimes with potatoes and as pakoras…

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Aloo Matar ki Sabzi

A basic vegetarian recipe that is a family favorite. Aloo (potatoes) and peas (matar) are cooked together to create a simple yet delicious sabzi ka salan. It’s become difficult to write these days. No, I am not facing writer’s block or running out of recipes. It’s just that I have been so caught up and busy in both my personal & professional life that it’s difficult to find the time to write blog posts. But don’t worry. I haven’t disappeared…

Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt and chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s or vegetable fritters.
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Karhi

Karhi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish consisting of a sour yoghurt & chickpea flour/besan base with pakora’s or vegetable fritters. Karhi or Pakora wali Karhi is not to be confused with the English ‘curry’. That ‘curry’ is synonymous with the everyday salan’s that we make with chicken, beef or mutton. The Pakora wali Karhi is a vegetarian dish comprising of pakora’s (vegetable fritters) in a sour yoghurt with besan/chickpea flour base. The distinctive tangy taste is what makes it so…

This simple Aloo Baingan sabzi is a mildly spiced vegetarian dish with eggplant/Baingan and chopped potatoes/aloo. Eat with roti or rice.
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Aloo Baingan (Potato Eggplant Sabzi)

This simple Aloo Baingan sabzi is a mildly spiced vegetarian dish with eggplant/Baingan and chopped potatoes/aloo. Eat with roti or rice. This Aloo Baingan dish is simple to make but makes for a hearty meal. It can be served as a main dish or as a side dish depending on the occasion. It’s a great way to use up surplus baingan/eggplant as well. Serve with roti or chawal along with a bit of achaar for added flavor. I guess we…

"These assorted cheese balls look pretty and are a cinch to make. Serve with Peek Freans Butter Puff crackers and impress the guests at your next party"
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Cheese Balls with Butter Puff Crackers

“These assorted cheese balls look pretty and are a cinch to make. Serve with Peek Freans Butter Puff crackers and impress the guests at your next party” I love the concept of appetizers – finger foods usually served before a meal or between mealtimes. Sometimes called hors d’oeuvres, antipasti, or starters they can range from the simple to the complex depending on the amount of time you have and the occasion one is making them for. Tiny little bites to…

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How to make Hung Curd

Hung Curd is a term that we read about quite often in different recipes or food forums. It sounds fancy, but is actually quite simple to make. All it requires is draining the liquid or whey from yogurt/curd, and the thick yogurt you are left with is essentially Hung Curd. It is similar to Greek yogurt in texture and can be used in recipes calling for the same. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used to make delicious…