Zucchini Kofta Curry

Zucchini squash is one of the vegetables available throughout the year. I plant several varieties of squash in my California garden and usually have an abundant supply from March until October. I freeze some for winter, some in chunks for roasting and some grated to add to Daals and to make Kofta. This recipe makes […]


Samosa (pastry stuffed with potatoes)

Samosas are one of the most popular Indian snacks. They are so much fun to make and even more fun to eat! The best tasting Samosas are made with rolling out a flaky pastry, stuffing it with a savory filling and frying on a low to medium heat so that the pastry becomes crispy. The […]


Palak Chhole (Spinach and Garbanzo Bean Curry)

Garbanzo beans or Chhole have become really popular at Indian restaurants and homes.¬†Palak Chhole is a great way to serve spinach which tastes creamy without much cream. The combination of spinach with beans, served with rice or roti, makes a wholesome meal. ingredients:¬† 1 lb. spinach, fresh or frozen 2 Tbsps. butter or oil 1 […]


Peanut Brittle

I have made Peanut Brittle for years using this recipe and it works like a charm! You will be amazed at how easy it is! Make a second batch and share with your friends. You can use hulled sesame seeds (white or black), mixed nuts, pumpkin seeds and my favorite, pine nuts. I like to […]