Makhana is also known as fox nuts, gorgon nut, Euryale Ferox and is from the flowering plant in the water lily family. It is cultivated for its white seeds which are edible. In most of the Indian subcontinent, Makhana is considered auspicious and used in the prasad (offering) and is also used in day to day […]
What is Karvachauth?
What is Karvachauth? This year Karwachauth is going to be observed on Oct 30th. It is a festival which is celebrated mostly by North Indian women where the festival begins just before sunrise and until after the moonrise. “Karva” means earthen pot and “Chauth” means fourth referencing that the festival falls on fourth day of […]
Punjabi Tari Wale Aaloo
Every household has a different way of making this dish. My daughter loves aaloo in any shape or form. I don’t know any kid who doesn’t like aaloo. In fact it is an all time favorite amongst adults and children. Punjabis tend to use aloo with every vegetable they make such as gobhi aaloo, baigan […]
Khataa Meetha Pethay ki Subzi (Sweet n Sour Pumpkin)
Pumpkin is one of the vegetable/fruit which is used in so many different ways. Today I am going to make sweet and sour red pumpkin which can be enjoyed with chapati, puri or missi roti. I love this recipe just with plain boiled rice along with a salad. Ingredients: Pumpkin (thinly sliced) 2-3 tbsps olive […]