by Pallavi Purani

Ingredient: bay leaves

Vegetable Stock

Vegetable Stock

I have made a variety of stocks in my kitchen over the years. Throwing the stalks of vegetables and cobs of the corn are a painful part of vegetable cleaning. They make the vegetable what it is.

Mah ki Dal- Without cream

Mah ki Dal- Without cream

Mah ki dal is a mix whole urad dal [skin and all], rajma and chana dal. It is a lovely concoction which goes well with parathas or rice. It is of a thicker consistency and I love to take it right on the plate and dig in. Frankly I don’t find a difference between this and Amritsari dal. ๐Ÿ™‚ This punjabi dal calls for cream/malai but I have found a hack which allows me to do away with the unnecessary heaviness. The hack I am talking about it 2 day old refrigerated milk. I keep a cup of milk far…

Vegetable Layer Rice

Vegetable Layer Rice

Oh I am so proud of whatย I churned out today for lunch ๐Ÿ™‚ We are having a pot luck and I offered to make the main.

Vegetarian Biryani

Vegetarian Biryani

I had a stunning Vegetarian Biryani at Golden Palms resort, Bangalore. It was mind blowing. So I decided to make my version of the excellent dish at home.

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Phew… What a day I had yesterday. It was tiresome yet it left me with memories that shall last a lifetime ๐Ÿ™‚