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Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

Banarasi Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

This famous Banarasi dish is an explosion of spicy and tangy flavours, made by stuffing baby eggplants (baingan/aubergine) with a medley of pickling spices and then frying in mustard oil tempered with Indian five spice (paanch phoron).

Kalonji Baingan - Stuffed Aubergine Fry ( Stuffed Brinjal Fry)

Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.

~Jonathan Safran Foer

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BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

 

A nutritious, healthy and delicious dish that is easy to prepare and made with fresh bottlegourd and lentils. This dish is yet another comfort food!

BottleGourd With Split Green Gram Dal (Lau Diye Bhaja Moong Dal)

“You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.”

~ Julia Child

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Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice – Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice – Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

 

A mildly flavoured yogurt curry laden with Golden fried Gramflour (chickpea flour) Fritters with spicy tempering and served with delicious Cumin flavoured rice. An ultimate Heart warming dish!  

Yogurt Curry With Gramflour Fritters and Cumin Rice - Kadhi Pakora and Jeera Rice

 Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul.

Dorothy Day

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