Aloo Paratha

Aloo Paratha

Parathas require just that little bit of extra effort compared to making a regular chapati. But the rewards are way more delicious and nutritious, making them absolute winners.Even those who don't cook Indian food have doubtless had a paratha at a restaurant. And while parathas can be stuffed with … [Read more...]

Rustic Tuscan Bread

Tuscan Bread

This classic bread from Tuscany, which requires three rises, including one rather long rise, is a labor of love. But as with all things you love, it is well worth the labor. One distinctive feature of this bread is that it is saltless, which makes it ideal for dunking into flavorful sauces like, … [Read more...]

Chickpea Khichdi and Arbi Kadhi

I like mixing things up a bit, and today's recipes are an example of the irreverential cooking I so love to practice in my experimental kitchen.In Gujarat, on India's west coast, khichdi with kadhi is a popular comfort meal. The khichdi is a blend of rice and lentils, cooked together to mushy … [Read more...]

Mooli Paratha (Radish-stuffed Flatbread)

Mooli Paratha

Daikon radish, called mooli or mullangi depending on where you are in India, packs a mean health punch. Extremely low in calories, this white root vegetable is said to aid digestion and contains tons of fiber. Its spicy pungent taste also makes it ideal for salads. The root is usually sold along … [Read more...]