Tag: indian recipes
“Listen! The wind is rising, and the air is wild with leaves … We have had our Summer Evenings, now for October Eves!” – Humbert Wolf On my Autumn bucket list: Make soup! There is nothing more comforting as a bowl of hot soup on a chilly day. Ok, maybe a bowl of hot soup… Read More ›
“It was a beautiful, bright Autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon, Outlander The seasons are transitioning. In Charlotte, it’s subtle. Daytime temps are still in the 80’s. Leaves are still green. But the humidity has eased. Nights are longer and cooler. The… Read More ›
A spicy Indian twist on the standard beef-stuffed Halloween peppers. Vegan and gluten-free! (Plus other options if you don’t eat meat substitutes.)
There is a saying that there are as many ways to make dal as there are cooks. That’s a very accurate statement. Even if two cooks start with similar ingredients, the results can be very different. One may use onion and garlic; another might avoid those. One cook might like more heat. One cook might… Read More ›
Late February, a string of severe thunderstorms raged through Charlotte, N.C. Many areas were spared the predicted heavy rains. What Charlotte wasn’t spared from was the gale-force winds, which knocked out electricity and blew down trees. We were allowed to leave early from work after the power went out and it became obvious it wasn’t… Read More ›
It was at my new favorite restaurant Jaipur I fell in love with bhindi bhaji. Of course, I’d had bhindi bhaji before. (Bhindi bhaji is a “dry” curry- a dish without a sauce or gravy; something you’d eat with bread, not rice.) It’s a very popular vegetarian main dish, although it can also be served… Read More ›
Masoor Dal was the first dal my partner taught me to make, and I’ve made it almost every week since. It’s delicious. It’s comfort food. Best of all, it’s FAST!
This is an unusual little vegan curry, one you won’t find in Indian restaurants. It tastes almost like a beef and potato stew in a rich onion gravy. It’s classic Indian comfort food – perfect for the coming autumn.