Chungdi Malai (Coconut Shrimp Curry)

“Chungdi malai is one of the most coveted dishes of Puri (a city in eastern India),” chef Maneet Chauhan writes in her new cookbook Chaat. “It showcases the elegant flavors that are the trademark of the regional Oriya cuisine. Coconut milk and shrimp are natural dancing partners, rounded out with the earthy note of ghee … Read more Chungdi Malai (Coconut Shrimp Curry)

Winter Squash Bharta

Bharta is a Bangladeshi style of seasoned meat or mashed vegetables usually served at room temperature alongside hot steamed rice. Its signature flavor comes from the use of pungent and fiery mustard seed oil. If you can’t find mustard seed oil, substitute with extra-virgin olive oil (the most flavorful oil you’ve got)—just don’t call it … Read more Winter Squash Bharta

Tahdig With Cranberries and Herbs Recipe

Set pot over medium-high heat. Do not uncover at any point. Cook until sides of pot are very hot to the touch and you can hear the tahdig simmering, about 5 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook, undisturbed, until rice begins to smell toasty (but not burnt) and simmering sounds have subsided, 40–45 minutes. … Read more Tahdig With Cranberries and Herbs Recipe

Chai Cake With Brown-Butter-Ghee Streusel Recipe

Preheat oven to 325°. Line a 9×9″ baking pan with parchment paper, leaving overhang on 2 sides. Whisk flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a medium bowl. Whisk eggs, egg yolk, yogurt, milk, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, ¾ cup reserved ghee, and 1 tsp. reserved caramelized milk solids in a large … Read more Chai Cake With Brown-Butter-Ghee Streusel Recipe

Desi ghee during pregnancy: Know about its benefits and uses – Times of India

From preventing minor ailments to boosting immunity, desi ghee has been linked to tons of health benefits. It is not only a household staple but also an integral part of Indian food. It enhances the taste of food and just a teaspoon of ghee, when smeared on chapatis can make them softer and tastier. Since … Read more Desi ghee during pregnancy: Know about its benefits and uses – Times of India

Spicy and Tangy Broth With Crispy Rice Recipe

While rice is cooking in skillet, combine ghee, garlic, and chile in reserved pot and place over medium heat. As soon as oil around garlic starts to sizzle, start stirring occasionally and cook until garlic is barely golden, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle in coriander, cumin seeds, and turmeric and mix until turmeric has stained garlic … Read more Spicy and Tangy Broth With Crispy Rice Recipe