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Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers.
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Mushroom Butter Masala or Mushroom Makhani

Mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani is a delicious vegetarian main dish that comprises of a creamy buttery gravy with fresh mushrooms and bell peppers. It’s difficult to find fresh mushrooms, so when I managed to get hold of some, I wanted to do something really indulgent, and then I thought of making mushroom butter masala or mushroom makhani. It’s a dish that I have seen in Indian restaurants, similar to chicken makhani or butter chicken, but just vegetarian. The…

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Zeera Aloo ki Sabzi (Spiced Cumin Potatoes with Gravy)

Zeera aloo ki sabzi is a Pakistani vegetarian dish comprising of sliced potatoes seasoned with cumin seeds and chili in a simple but delicious gravy. Serve with raita and chutney for a comforting dinner. Not many people like vegetables, but if there was one vegetable that everyone loved, it would be potatoes. Crispy French fries, potato wedges, mashed potatoes or perhaps a baked potato with sour cream, there’s got to be a recipe that you just can’t get enough of.…

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner.
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Versatile Tomato Sauce

This recipe makes use of tomato paste, fresh tomatoes and Italian herbs to make a flavorful and versatile tomato sauce which is quick to prepare. Toss with pasta to make the perfect dinner. I have pored through many cookbooks and Googled many different recipes but have yet to find a quick tomato sauce recipe that suited my kitchen. Almost all the quick recipes called for canned & crushed tomatoes, with San Marzano tomatoes being the recommended brand. Unfortunately, canned tomatoes aren’t…

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…