Alu (or aloo) palak is spinach and potatoes simmered in a flavorful combination of spices.
A lassi is a yogurt drink that the Pakistanis like to drink sweet for breakfast or salty for lunch and dinner. This recipe is sweetened with honey and is a nutritious drink to enjoy anytime of day.
A delightful Pakistani and Indian dish that can be served with just about everything.
This Burmese-style vegetable curry is subtly flavored with coconut milk, ginger, curry powder, and turmeric. The flavor of this dish is exotic but not overpowering. The vegetables listed in this recipe are what I used when preparing the dish for this post, but any of your favorite fresh vegetables can be substituted.
Chapatti is an unleavened bread from Northern India and Pakistan. It is similar to a tortilla and a perfect side dish for any soup or stew.
Assorted fruits are topped with a mixture of yogurt, coconut and honey.
Naan is a thick and pillowy flatbread very popular in Indian and Middle Eastern Cuisines. I don’t own a tandoor oven which is what naan is traditionally baked in, but this recipe offers an alternative.
Gulab jamun is an Indian dessert made of fried dough soaked in a syrup flavored with cardamom.
Lassi is a yogurt based drink commonly enjoyed in India and Pakistan. This lassi recipe is made with mangoes and garnished with cardamom.
This excellent parathas recipe is adapted from About.com. Paratha is an Indian multi-layered flatbread, but what’s special about this is recipe is that it includes surprise goodies inside.
Aloo Gobi Saag is an Indian dish made with potato, cauliflower and spinach.
The wonderful shrimp and coconut flavors of this dish make it one of my favorites.
I love this versatile cilantro rice recipe. It has the kick of pepper and the tang of lime. It can be served with many different dishes, but is especially great with Indian and Mexican food.