HomeCooked Indian

    Dal Khichdi

    June 17, 2017

    The food of our childhood, our heritage, is what defines us, nourishes us and fills our heart and tummy with warmth. For any Indian, the combination of Dal (lentils) and Rice – whether made separately or in a Khichdi – is the epitome of comfort food. The first thing I make or crave once I am back from a trip or after eating out a lot is Dal and Chawal. Someday – hopefully soon – I will put up a…

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    Garlic Fried Rice

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  • HomeCooked Vegetarian

    Roasted Vegetable Stack

    At the risk of sounding judgmental, I fail to understand why most people dislike vegetables - and this has absolutely nothing to do with the vegetarian-non-vegetarian debate! I have several pure-vegetarian friends who insist…

    November 21, 2016
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    Kung Pao Cauliflower

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    November 4, 2016
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    Rosemary & Lemon Loaf Cake

    Winter has finally started to make an appearance in the UAE, and it is probably the best time of the year here! Cool breeze blows through my windows! Everyone is donning light jackets. Walks…

    October 18, 2016