“Khaandani” Haleem

Haleem, haleem, haleem! *chants* Need I say more? This specific recipe for haleem is probably the BEST haleem ever and the only one I honestly prefer.  It’s from my mother-in-law’s side of the family and her and each of her sister’s makes it to perfection each and every time.  It’s a rare treat, given the…

Aloo Keema

Aloo keema, daal, chawal. Ah, do I need say more? A staple dish in every household. Comfort food at the basic level, and sometimes it’s the basics that we need. Anytime we return from a trip, this is a go-to dinner item. It’s quick, it’s nourishing, it’s delicious, and it’s addictive.   I first was…

Bhuna Keema

This is a simple ground beef recipe that you can make in bulk and store into individual packets to be used to make quick meals.   Ingredients: 7-8 lbs of ground beef 3 big onions- half chopped and half blended with garlic 40 cloves of garlic 1 tblspn heaped coriander powder 3 tblspn heaped chilli…

The Cheater’s Chili & Garlic Bread

A nice bowl of warm, hearty, earthy chili served with sliced garlic bread, makes for THE perfect chilly (pun intended) winter night. I eat the leftovers, if there are any, with crackers the next day for lunch. Mmm Mmm Mmmmmmmmmmmm! This is one of those cooking-cheats for those nights you’re short on time or for…

Flank Steak Curry

This is a dish that was made by accident. Here I was attempting to make a quick version of Pasanday (a soft marinated beef dish), what was I thinking btw, when I ended up making this flank steak curry dish instead.  It’s a little tangy and a little spicy, but boy oh boy was it…