Lauki Machhli (Fish with Squash)

This tangy fish recipe is my tweaked version of a dish my brother-in-law makes occasionally. Grated squash keeps the fish moist without much gravy and makes the dish taste creamy without the cream. Lauki or Opo squash tastes great in this dish but zucchini squash works just as well. The five spices in Panch Phoran […]


Roasted Kabocha Squash

The first time I tasted Kabocha squash was in a tempura dish at a Japanese restaurant. I fell in love with ┬áits texture and flavor and have been cooking it ever since. I make pakoras out of it, dipping in a besan batter and deep frying or serve it as a side dish by simply […]


Bhindi Tamatar (Okra with Tomatoes)

Bhindi is also known as Okra or Ladies Fingers in India and is a delicious and nutritious vegetable. A relative of the hibiscus family, it is high in fiber, calcium and vitamins. Because of its mucilaginous property, Okra gets slimy when added to water; it is best to saute Okra in a non-stick pan or […]