Peas Rice with Crunchy Cottage Cheese

It was going to be Feta Cheese. And I was going to call this ‘Feta Peas Rice’. But do you know how much Feta Cheese costs at the nearby supermarket? It costs an arm! I’m not a gourmand who loves spending big bucks for tiny pieces of gourmet cheese. I’d rather use local ingredients to make a good hearty meal… I even made this Cottage Cheese at home. (more…)

Kadai Paneer ~ cottage cheese in spicy gravy

Paneer is the most common cheese that is used in Indian cuisine. And undoubtedly, one of the tastiest! πŸ˜€ Paneer is similar to cottage cheese and can be easily prepared at home. Kadai Paneer is one of the most common paneer side dishes that people make at home. And it is commonly featured in most restaurant menu cards. There really is no fixed recipe for this side dish. Everyone has their own secret family recipe! This is just how like it. Simple, not too spicy, not too bland – just right! πŸ˜€ FYI, Kadai (read: Kuh-daa-ee) means a big wok. And any curry based paneer dish made in the wok would be called Kadai paneer! πŸ™‚ (more…)

Peas Pulao

Yea.. I know what you’re thinking. This girl has gotten lazy! But I think people love one pot meal recipes! πŸ˜€ And to be honest, I’m not even blogging at the moment! (whatΒ  you see/read here is a wellΒ  thought out, pre-written post 2 months ago!) See! You didn’t even know I was on a break, did you? πŸ˜€ Well, I’ll be back in 10 days with lots of exotic recipes! πŸ™‚ Until then, please enjoy the simple and quick recipes that I share. (more…)