Dahi Bhalle

Dahi Bhalle also called Dahi vada are delectable street food in North India and the neighboring countries. These delicious soft balls are made with urad dal (lentils) which are soaked, and deep fried.   Bhalle can be made ahead of time and one can freeze it and take out what is needed.  Very popular dish […]


Thai Tofu Penang Curry

 Ingredients: 2 cups coconut milk 2 tbsps vegetable oil (optional) 1/4 cup Penang Curry Paste (store bought) Fried Cubed Tofu 2 tbsps palm sugar 2-3 tbsps of fish sauce, to taste 6-7 kaffir lime leaves 1/2 cup Thai Basil Leaves Small can of bamboo shoots Sliced green/red bell pepper Directions: In a wok or large […]

Indian, Spices

Garam Masala ( Allspice)

What is Garam Masala?  It is a blend of ground spices which is extensively used in Indian cooking.  Garam Masala translated in english means “Hot Spice” and around the world it is known by the name of “Curry.” There are so many versions of garam masalas so the ingredients vary from one recipe to another. […]