Chicken Curry

Hearty Chicken Curry (Slow Cooker Recipe)

Last few days I had been thinking about this amazing chicken curry my dad makes. While growing up, he would laboriously spend time in the kitchen and make this for us every week or so. It is a very simple yet flavorful recipe and does not have any extra fat from milk, cream or yogurt. I have [...]
Punjabi Chole

Punjabi Chole (Chickpeas Curry)

Punjabi Chole or chickpeas curry is a popular comfort food recipe from North India. Traditionally it is served with Puris or Bhaturas (deep fried breads) and is usually a common dish for weekend lunches for family or even for formal events. This is my first attempt to make this dish and I went [...]
Ma Chole ki Dal

Ma Chole ki Dal (Slow Cooked Split Black lentils and Split Bengal Gram Curry)

‘Ma-chole ki dal’ is a North Indian (most commonly prepared in Punjab) lentil dish that is made with split black lentils(split urad dal) and split Bengal gram lentils (Chana dal). Although I have tried various combinations of mixed dals, this one is my favorite so far. It is certainly a lighter [...]
Super Healthy Energy Balls

No Bake Super Healthy Energy Balls

I usually work until late night and by the time it is 10:00/10:30 PM, I am hungry and always looking for some candy or sugar fix ( not so healthy) to keep me going for another couple of hours. Few weeks ago I stumbled upon a similar recipe of energy snacks with all healthy ingredients and I [...]
Summer Salad with Couscous and Peanuts

Low Calorie Summer Salad with Couscous and Peanuts

After eating not so light meals last couple of days, today I was in no mood to repeat the same pattern. At first I started planning for the week and put some chickpeas in my slow cooker – to be boiled in 4 hours. I thought I could make some chickpea couscous salad for work later. It was almost [...]
Achari baingan

Achari Baingan (Slow Cooked)

Achari Baingan (Tangy eggplant simmered in tomatoes and pickle spices) Here is a tangy dish that gets its flavor as well as name from traditional Indian pickle spices. There are several variations to make it, some are more laborious than other and some are more richer than needed. I went with a [...]
Sookhi Urad Dal

Sukhi Urad Dal (Slow Cooked tempered dry lentils)

I finally bought a new slow cooker in October last year when my old rice cooker that had ‘slow cooking’ mode stopped working. It has been 10 months or so and I have been using it very regularly to prepare healthy dishes for my family. I love to cook but don’t find much time while maintaining my [...]
Banana Walnut Oatmeal Muffins

Banana Walnut Oatmeal Muffins

Banana and Oatmeal are my two go to ingredients when I want to make a healthy snack, breakfast or dessert. While both of them are low in Saturated Fat, and very low in Cholesterol and Sodium, they are also a good source of Dietary Fiber and they are made for each other! Here is a Banana Walnut [...]

Peanut Butter Fudge with Pretzels

It was almost midnight and I wanted to make something for my team at work. Something quick, sweet and indulgent. When I am pressed for time haystacks and fudge are my two go to options. So I decided to make a very simple four ingredient fudge. Peanut Butter, Chocolate, Pretzels – what’s not to [...]

Suji Kheer

By Amanat Khullar This morning I had an urge to eat something sweet. I wanted to keep it quick, healthy and ofcourse “YUMMY”  to satisfy my cravings.First thought that popped in my mind was kheer. Since calorie amount can be a bit scary in rice kheer, I decided to use suji instead of rice and 1% [...]
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