Aloo ki Bhujia (Potato Curry)

Aloo ki Bhujia (Potato Curry)

I just came back from a glorious (but short) trip to Lahore, where I didn't move a muscle unless it was to eat. I visited close family and got all my favorite foods made at home, and one of those said favorite foods is this Aloo ki Bhujia. It is such a simple dish, but if made right it can hold so much flavor. In fact, this potato curry is so delicious and flavorful that it can be served alongside Halwa Puri. All in all, it's a great vegan and gluten free meal that the whole family will enjoy, and it comes together in less than 30 minutes!

Homemade Pita Bread

Homemade Pita Bread

Warm puffy circles of bread, steaming as you dip them in hummus. Man, that's gold. You'd be surprised at how easy is it to make pita bread in your own home, without a massive wood burning oven. The best part, the dough is just 4 ingredients, and water happened to be one of them. I used to make these all the time when I was in Germany, and I admit I don't make them as often here in Chicago because you can find ready made ones. But I made these yesterday and was reminded at how rewarding it is to make bread of any kind at home, so here it is, my super simple, absolute favorite recipe. Pita Bread... 

Easy Homemade Ketchup

Easy Homemade Ketchup

This recipe is very near and dear to me. It's my late Nani's (Maternal Grandmother's) recipe and it's something we all enjoyed growing up. It's not your classic thick and sharp Heinz ketchup. It's more of a desi ketchup, think the ketchup served in bazaars (markets) with those chaat masala fries. A little more sweet, spiced with laal mirch(cayenne) and bhuna va zeera (toasted cumin seeds), and it is absolutely delicious. It goes perfect with your classic trolley foods; samosas, sandwiches, fried chicken, pakoray and so much more.