Achari Paneer is flavorful, healthy and high in protein. Paneer is an Indian cheese, also known as chenna. Achari paneer is very versatile and can be served as an appetizer or as an accompaniment to a main course.
Aloo baingan (potato and eggplant) is a great main dish, easy to make and can be served with any bread.
This is an exotic delicious main dish. Just the smell of aloo dam can make you hungry! To make this dish, potatoes are fried and then soaked in the spicy aromatic gravy. This is a perfect dish for any dinner party.
This is a popular north Indian dish. Potatoes and peas with spicy gravy makes a great main dish.
Back home in India, we used to relish the pickled chilies or mirchi ka achar, where good quality of mirchi or chilies are chosen with great care, and then stuffed with pickle spices , drenched in hot mustard oil and infused with the flavor of fennel, cumin, mustard etc. The other way to enjoy it as an appetizer, where the jalapeno or korean chilies are coated with seasoned chickpeas flour and then deep-fried in hot oil, and on an overcast monsoon day you can relish these hot mirchi bhajjis with a cup of coffee…some of the simple pleasures in life. No discussion of chilies can be ever completed without mentioning the celebrated mirchi ka salan from the cuisines of Hyderabad. The lip smacking dish successfully wins every heart whether you love or hate the chilies.
Bhindi or Okra is a delicious main course vegetable dish filled with spices.
Gajar ka achar (Carrot Pickle) is a great condiment to serve with any meal or with sandwiches.
Cereal Chivda is a great substitute for original chivda. This is a quick and easy recipe to make. Mix of different cereals, mildly spiced makes an enjoyable crunchy snack.
This Sweet Spicy Soup is a perfect accompaniment for a garden party starter or a refreshing drink on a summer day.
Chocolate Chili Pepper Mousse is a delectable dessert that is served cold. The chili is a perfect complement to the chocolate and provides a perfect little kick without overpowering the dish. If you like spices and chocolate, this is a must try.
Chole also known as Chana Masala is a chickpea dish cooked in a spicy tomato gravy.
Chole Bhature is my father’s favorite recipe. It is made with chickpeas, and a delicious fried bread.
Chole chaat makes a great snack for people who enjoy spicy food. This is a very easy recipe to prepare, and quite an aromatic dish.
Chickpeas and spinach is a great combination and a healthy, protein rich dish. Chickpeas immersed with spicy spinach gravy. This dish can be served with roti, naan or any other bread.
Cranberry Relish is a spicy and tangy pickle that is a perfect addition to many dishes. Cranberry Relish can spice up any meal. It tastes especially great with sandwiches and perfect for the upcoming holidays!
Dahi Vadas are lentil dumplings topped with a spicy savory yogurt and tamarind chutney. These are great as a side dish for a formal dinner or served as a chaat. Dahi vadad are made using wash urad dal or moong dal or with a combination of both dals using different proportions of dal.
This is a popular cuisine from the state of Rajasthan in India. Steamed gram-flour dumplings, cooked in spicy gravy. This mouth-watering dish will complement any meal.
Ginger relish is very handy to have in your refrigerator for spicing up many different dishes.
Chili Pickle is a great way to spice up any meal. Indian meals are generally served with different condiments of which pickles are the most common one. This is a rather hot and spicy pickle, not for the light hearted by any means.
Khasta Kachori is a delicious, spicy, fried puff pastry. Kachoris are great as an appetizer or as part of a festive meal for any occasion.