Tandoori Meatballs

Tandoori Meatballs: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 inch cinnamon stick 2 green cardamoms 2 whole cloves 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 tablespoons garlic, chopped 1 14.5 oz can tomatoes 1 teaspoon White Jasmine Tandoori Masala 1 teaspoon White Jasmine Garam Masala ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon kosher salt ½ cup cilantro, chopped 1 cup […]

Cholay – Garbanzo Beans in a Tomato Sauce

This recipe has also been a staple in our home. It is heartwarming to see my son making this recipe often for his family, I guess that is what traditions and passing on the recipes to the next generation is all about. Garbanzo beans are full of protein and a healthy way to add some […]

Prevention rather than Cure??

I was just thinking about this the other day and what instigated this thought process is some close calls of health challenges for people I know and cherish. I feel that there is a lot of power in prevention, however, quite often it seems to me that there is more emphasis on cure rather than […]

Mediterranean Chicken

This is a very hearty and warm recipe. I love using the whole spices first which start with infusing the oil with rich and deep flavors. Onions, garlic, tomatoes and our bold and fragrant Garam Masala continue to add layers of flavor and create a beautiful, thick sauce for the chicken and Garbanzo beans to […]

Simple Lamb Curry

Lamb is one of the simple meats and readily available in Pakistan. It is considered a bit sophisticated meat compared to beef and is offered frequently when there are guests around the dining table as a sign of hospitality. It is important to add garlic and other spices generously to compliment the meat. 2 Pounds […]

Karahi Chicken Recipe

Karahi chicken is a traditional dish mostly prepared in Pakistan and India. ‘Karahi’ is a kind of a wok in which this dish is created. I love to make it often because of how the fresh flavors of tomatoes, peppers and onions come together with fragrant spices. It is a recipe that your family and […]

Hearty Chicken

This recipe is one of the heartiest recipes you will ever find. It has everything that you would want on a cold rainy evening or a snowy day. The whole and ground spices come together to create an amazing blend of flavors. The fresh vegetables and garbanzo beans provide the warmth which we all need […]

Harissa Chicken

Use the wonderful “Harissa” recipe I showed you earlier to create this wonderful chicken dish with our Garam Masala. The flavors are exquisite and accompany each other so well that it’s just a natural combination! I hope you get a chance to use your Harissa in many environments but definitely try it here and watch […]

Penne Pasta Flavor Fusion

This recipe is one of my favorite creations because it brings two very different herbs, cilantro and basil, used in completely different cuisines together. This combination allowed me to clearly demonstrate the power of fusion cooking, hope you get a chance to enjoy this simple but delicious recipe! 2 Pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast – […]

Chicken Curry Recipe

This is a traditional recipe with a contemporary twist. I am sure most people have tried a curry recipe at some point in their lives and can seem pretty daunting to make. That is why I wanted to simplify it to an extent that it seems pretty straightforward and inviting to give it a try. […]