Archive for January, 2012

Heeng-wale aloo

20Jan12

A quick stir-fried potato dish for dinner. Especially when you are running short of time. Serves: 2-3 persons You Will Need: Boiled and cubed – 3-4 Oil – 2-3 teaspoons Heeng/Asafoetida – 1/4 teaspoon Bengali Panchphoron – 1/2 teaspoon (Instead of 5, I use a 4 spice mix – fennel, cumin, fenugreek and onion seeds) […]


Writing down yet another dalia (broken wheat) recipe that I need to make sure that I don’t forget Serves: 2-3 persons You Will Need: Dalia/Broken-Wheat – 2 cups Oil – 2-3 teaspoons Small sized paneer cubes – 1 cup Peas – 1/2 cup Basil leaves – 2-3 Bengali Panchphoron – 1/2 teaspoon (Instead of 5, […]


My lunch dilemma has now been amicably resolved. 😉 In the process I have also discovered this wonder food called broken wheat/dalia, which besides being full of healthy things is a wonderful substitute for rice. I try making variations of the popular dalia khichri mixing in different vegetables. Today however, I had a packet of […]