Makki Roti (Corn Indian Bread)

These Indian corn roti’s or tortillas are famous in Punjabi households and go very well with Sarson ka saag ( spinach), baingan bharta ( eggplant) Curries. They are traditionally made with corn flour (not the white powdery kind) but more like corn meal. Growing up in Zambia (Africa) corn is called Maize and flour is … Continue reading Makki Roti (Corn Indian Bread)

Tandoori Achari(Pickle) Shrimp/Scallops – Indian

A tandoor is a clay cylindrical oven used for baking and cooking. They use charcoal or wood and the food is cooked on an open flame. Most Indian restaurants have one but most Indian homes are not lucky to have one, so we use gas/electric or sometimes even BBQ grills. Tandoori refers to a cooking method … Continue reading Tandoori Achari(Pickle) Shrimp/Scallops – Indian

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is the celebration of the birth of Lord Ganesh. He is the elephant -headed Indian god that is the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. He has over 108 names and is revered as the god of new beginnings, remover of obstacles, arts, wisdom, and intellect and good fortune. Story has it … Continue reading Happy Ganesh Chaturthi