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We are a mother, daughter, aunt/cousin team bound by family ties and a passion for cooking. We use food to tell stories, build memories, and preserve our North Indian heritage.

We started this blog as a way to share our favorite recipes with each other and our communities...

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Sheet Pan Cauliflower Curry
Cauliflower is having a moment.  It’s being buffaloed and roasted whole and mashed and given the spotlight in new and fun ways.  I’m happy to see cauliflower shine, in part because its always been one of my daughter’s favorite dinners. I would usually prepare it for her in a Punjabi-style curry, with chunks of potato and a fragrant spicy sauce....

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My Masala Dabba
Every indian household has one, each with similar and different spices, take a look inside my dabba....
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Sweet Sriracha Salmon

I have tried out many salmon marinades and I usually just throw together pantry items with garlic and ginger. I change the recipe each time I make it and never write down what I added. One night I made this recipe and received compliments from my family....

Making Masala
There is no comparison between store bought masala and homemade. Every mom has her own special recipe, that's the great thing about masala you can customize to your own tastes and preferrred flavours....
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Easy ​​​Garlic Naan
Making your own garlic naan may seem daunting and there are many steps to getting it just right. Give it a try, it's will be worth that fresh off the pan taste and smell...
Spiralized Butternut Squash Egg Bowl

After the holidays, I am forever searching for healthy and quick lunch ideas. Ideally, I want something warm (it is winter, after all) but I don’t want to spend more than a few minutes pulling it together.Recently, I happened to have some spiralized butternut squash in the fridge. I gave it a quick pan-sear and paired it with an egg. The combination was perfect.....

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Chickpea and Chicken Sausage Chili

In the winter, I love cooking soups, stews, and chilis. They’re not as svelte or snazzy to blog about as some other recipes (and they certainly don’t photograph as beautifully as, say, a cinnamon bun) but they are just so easy. Chili is generally a one-pot, mostly hands-off, and filling meal. And as the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, I know I am always happy to have a big bowl of something warm at the end of the day....

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Cornbread-Crusted Butternut Squash Casserole
This recipe was the result of a whim. As winter was drawing to a close, I had an intense craving for butternut squash and decided to try a recipe for Shredded Butternut Squash Pot Pies that Jerrelle Guy (of Chocolate for Basil and Black Girl Baking) posted back in 2016. The recipe calls for a homemade tortilla lattice crust, which seemed a little complicated for my taste, especially since it required tracking down masa harina. Too impatient to wait for masa to arrive off of Amazon, I improvised based on what I had on hand.  I added a tomale pie style cornbread topping to the dish, along with some black beans in the filling (mostly because I had half a can leftover in the fridge)....

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