Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food

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Pronounced “dough-sigh” This is one of my favorite meals, a true comfort food. It is not hard to make, just takes planning to soak ahead. Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food Prep time 26 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 26 hours…

New Year Biryani

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From the beginning of our relationship, whenever I asked Karan what he wanted to eat, he would invariably say “biryani.” It was a joke, of course, because he knew I was unfamiliar with this dish even though I was fairly familiar with Indian food. So this was a common exchanged between us…

Curried Lentil Soup

Lentils are super healthy and lowfat

Lentil soup is a great winter meal. Lentils are a staple in India and they believe that eating them helps rid the body of fats.  Lentil soup can be made creamy like split pea or more liquid can be added to make…

Baked Samosas

Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney.

Above: Finished samosas are really good with mango or mint chutney. When I use the oven, especially in the warmer months. I have to make use of the whole oven so I feel that heating up the house is worth it. Since…

Shredded Pork Carnitas

Served with warm corn tortillas, lettuce, avocado and sour cream

Above: Served with warm corn tortillas, lettuce, avocado and sour cream Shredded Pork Carnitas Prep time 45 mins Cook time 3 hours Total time 3 hours 45 mins   Suggested serving with warm corn tortillas, lettuce, avocado and sour cream. Also delicious…