Achari Baingan(pickled eggplant curry) with Marwari Red Chili Pickle


Achari Baingan(pickled eggplant curry) made with Marwari Stuffed Red Chili Pickle. This is my mom-in-laws idea. She uses this pickle to make stuffed Okra and stuffed Bittergourd. The pickle, fennel and coriander make a nice masala for the baby eggplants and an amazing recipe. First picture is the eggplants all arranged and ready to cook… 

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Saunf aur Kalonji Waale Aloo Shimla Mirch(Potatoes and bell peppers flavored with Fennel and Nigella)


I make the usual dry Potatoes and green Bell pepper stir fry type of main dish often. This one has red bell pepper as well and is flavored a bit differently, with some Fennel(Saunf) and Nigella(Kalonji). Fennel and Nigella seeds give the dish a slight pickley effect. Most indian pickles have a good amount of… 

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Quick Methi Malai Paneer Mutter!


This is a quickie, not necessarily authentic, but super tasty 4 sure! Methi(Fenugreek) Malai(Cream) Paneer(Cottage cheese) Mutter(Green Peas)! Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon butter 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon garam masala (or cumin, coriander, cinnamon, clove powders) 2 tablespoons dried fenugreek leaves (methi) 1 cup cream or whole milk 1/2 cup… 

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