Baigan Bhartha- Roasted Eggplant Dish

Baingan Bharta is a popular North Indian dish, served at every roadside Dhabas in Punjab, especially during winter months. Baingan (meaning eggplant) bharta is basically fire-roasted eggplant cooked with onion, tomatoes, and spices.  During summer when we are grilling outside, I usually roast a few eggplants on the grill and use it later in the…

Gujju Dal with vegetables

Dal is a staple comfort food for every house in India. It forms a major part of an everyday balanced diet and every house has its own version. The version I am sharing here today is from Gujrat but it has a nice twist to it thanks to my brother-in-law for it!!  My son loves…

Chana Masala

Chana masala is popular Indian comfort food made with chickpeas simmered in spicy tomato onion gravy.  Chana masala comes together with basic pantry ingredients but the results are super delicious. This hearty, saucy and spicy chickpea tomato-onion dish is vegan and gluten-free as well. It tastes even better the next day, so I make sure…