Banana burfi

rich in banana taste, this is an easy dessert to make.

Easy chicken tikka masala

this is a classic dish, with wonderful flavor. if you don't have the whole spices, you can easily substitute ground/dried - 1 tbsp whole = 1 tsp ground/dried. lovely served over rice (we always use basmati)...

Curried cauliflower and chickpeas

this recipe was originally shown on a food 911 episode on food network. i have modified the recipe to use easy-to-find ingredients. this is even better the next day.

Curried garbanzo beans chickpeas

this is quick and easy because it uses canned garbanzos (chickpeas). serve with hot basmati rice and naan bread.

My favourite spicy potato and kasoori methi raita

i love this and i'll be your best friend if you can make this for me when the chips are low:) preparation time does not include refrigeration time.

Crunchy indian style sandwiches

i think this would be rather nice in wraps or rotis as well! zaar insists on calling my 'poppadoms', 'pappadams' .. i don't know why ... from readers digest "quick and thrifty cooking in south...

Curried cashew couscous

from vegan express by nava atlas

Dal bhat red lentils with rice

this is a traditional nepali dish. red lentils cook quickly and are recommended for this dish. delicious topped with chutney or hot pepper of your choice.

Summer chill

a real cool caper!

Curried onions

something i want to try

Curried chicken moghlai

a wonderful curry whose ingredient list looks scary but isn't, its mostly spices.


serve this with rice, as part of your authentic indian meal.

Chole masala

its very tasty

Taste of heaven mushroom and carrots biryani

this is a wonderful layered rice dish that uses mushrooms, carrots and tomatoes in lieu of meat. it tastes excellent and is nourishing to the core!

Coconut chai

i love a good chai, but had yet to run across anything like this version which looked too good not to share. adapted from kimmie at

Curried fruit

my grandmother always used to make this with beef stroganoff (recipe #30159 is my family's recipe).

Dahi bada

this is actually a traditional indian (hyderabad) recipe eaten as a snack or at high tea. we make these dahi badas especially during iftaar in ramadan. this is my mom's recipe, it has a hyderabadi touch!...

Diced potatoes with spinach

a simple, spicy (but not too much) side dish, adapted from madhur jaffrey's world of the east vegetarian cooking. i didn't have quite enough spinach on hand when i made this, so i added about half a can...

Curry butter

great on steamed vegies, or to saute vegies. use it on french bread instead of garlic butter and wrap bread in foil and heat in oven, like making garlic bread. store butter in container with lid in refrigerator...

Creamy chickpea curry

this dish goes together very quickly. you will have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. if you don't have cooked rice, start it before you make the curry and they should be finished at the same...

Curried spinach soup palak shorva

rich, smooth and thick, perfect for when the weather starts to turn frosty. make enough to have leftovers the next day -- it is even better when the flavors have time to meld together. from "fields of...

Crispy spinach

something yummy and different. the trick is to have the oil really hot before putting the spinach in and the spinach will not absorb a lot of oil. it is a good starter as it is light. the oil should be...

Curd rice

i love eating curd since i was a baby and sindhi papad is a

Dhal palak

mmmmmmmm.... yummy yummy! i love this with a warm dish of rice!

Coconut chutney

this chutney is nice and spicey. it adds wonderful flavor to any indian meal. i like to couple cocunut chutney with a nice tamarind chutney.

Curried egg salad with caramelized onions

this dish was part of a menu that monica bhide had where she had eighteen guests, eight different diets,- and one cook to try and please them all. monica's newest cookbook is modern spice: inspired indian...

Easy chickpea curry

this is a south-indian recipe. it goes great with plain white or brown rice.

Clove and cinnamon tea

warm, aromatic and invigorating

Easy and healthy low cal corn on the cob

this is the way we usually make corn on the cob. i prefer it without the melted butter. it's simple, hardly takes any time and is good for health too!

Curried chicken with lentils

i came up with this to use up some ingredients i had on hand. it's sort of like a dahl, but with chicken and a few other untraditional ingredients. serve over rice, or just eat with naan or a piece...

Creamy prawn curry

from cook book "the food of the world"

Easy chicken tandoori

nicer then the paste from a jar! can also be completely baked on the barbecue, but be careful with the heat! the marinade can also be used for fish, large prawns or lobster, but leave out the chilli powder...

Easy apple curry

i was fasting for ekadasi the other day ( a fast where hindus stay away from grains and beans) and was really hungry and needed to make something in a jiffy. i had only eaten apply curry once before, but...

Potato and plantain curry

this is a medium to spicy green vegetarian curry. you can adjust spice by adding or subtracting chillies to puree. goes well with rice and naan.

Cholay spiced chickpeas

indian recipe passed on by my favorite vegan, kittee from

Coconut stuffed rice dumplings

one of the many breakfast prepared in a south indian home. i am crazy about it--do try this!

Dhaba style aloo paratha

aloo paratha is one of the most popular breakfast dishes throughout western, central and northern regions of india. aloo-stuffed parathas consist of unleavened dough stuffed with a spiced mixture of mashed...

Curried chicken and zucchini soup

i grabbed this form a healthy eating cookbook put out by "the australian women's weekly" it sounds interesting so putting here for safe keeping.

Curried red kidney beans and cauliflower rajma masala

red kidney beans are very nutritious. they are, however, harder to digest than other beans, which is why they're traditionally cooked with seasonings that help break them down, such as ginger. use spices...

Dal nirvana naan

taken from these two pages, & this was totally delicious...

Curried peas

this is really good. adjust the spiciness to your liking. serve over jasmine or basmati rice.

Dhall lentil tomato curry

australian woman's weekly dinner party cookbook.

Dum ka chicken

this recipe was one of several that were given to me by my best friend's sister-in-law living in the u.k, who were so starved for authentic indian food that they wrote to their moms back in india begging...


this is the first indian dish i ever made and it was perfect! the spices gave it the perfect flavor and it wasn't too hot. i served it over basmati rice, but i'm sure it would also be good with naan...

Dahl soup

i love anything with coconut milk in it! this looks yummy, when i try it, i will use light coconut milk though. serve with naan bread for dipping.

Colourful minced mutton rangeela kheema

this week's winning recipe from the thursday magazine is here! this was submitted by sana shafi wagle.

Delhi style lamb with potatoes

adapted from madhur jaffrey's "indian cookery" only lightly spiced, so ok with our kids

Dhaniwal korma

the recipe came from one of madhur jaffrey's cookbooks and is served at dawat, a restaurant she co-owns, in new york city.

Coconut channa dal

posted in response to a request. channa dal, also called bengal gram dal, is related to chickpeas, but is smaller and split. it has a sweet, nutty flavour, and a low glycemic index. looking just like...