Kheer-India

Kheer is kind of like rice pudding- and is eaten all over India. Every state in India is like a different country, they all have their own languages and cuisines. I almost skipped this, because I didn’t want to take sides. But kheer? Kheer is everywhere. It’s usually eaten in the summer, but it’s just…

Mithai

Mithai  is a general term for Indian sweets. They mostly all have their own names- Gulab Jamun, Jalebi, etc- but this one is a specialty of my mom. My sister and I named it Mama Mithai when we were younger, and that was what my mom said I should call it, but I don’t like…

Malpuas

I finally got around to these. It’s a funny story, how I made these for the first time! A bit embarrassing, but I think we’re past that. So, I was looking for a recipe to make for Bangladesh and floating a few ideas by my mom/manager. I can’t say momager with a straight face. I…

17 Minute Shahi Paneer

Are you one of those fine vegetarian people who loves the sauce that comes with chicken tikka masala, but aren’t too fond of the chicken? Well, I have good news for you. Although, if you’re a vegetarian, it isn’t too peachy an idea to eat chicken tikka masala. The chicken has either cooked in the…

Rainbow Biriyani

Biriyani is good. Rainbows are good. (Naturally) Colorful food is good. You see where I’m going with this? Last time I went grocery shopping (a favorite hobby of mine), I picked up some purple cauliflower. I’ve never seen that before! There was also green cauliflower, but purple is a color far superior to green. That’s…