Pork Tenderloin in a Mustard Wine sauce, Zucchini and Grapes 

You often hear- Pork: it’s the other white meat. That’s good news in that it’s healthy, and low in fat and calories – the bad news however is that it can get dry very quickly if you overcook it. And so I like to create a flavorful sauce every time I cook a pork tenderloin….

Spicy, Sweet and Sour Eggplant

This dish takes less than 15 minutes and I made it yesterday, frankly because the eggplant had been laying around and calling out to be cooking instantly. You can use any type of eggplants for this dish – Globe, Japanese or the small purple ones. Saute the eggplant in the oil of your choice –…

Spicy Shredded Chicken Pasta (using leftover chicken curry)

I wasn’t planning on posting this recipe but due to the many requests – here it is. This is what I call a cheat meal or repurposing left overs. I had left over chicken curry and I shred the chicken off the bone.  I boiled the pasta – penne in this case, heated the chicken…

Chicken curry with Potatoes

Originally posted on Indianculinarycenternyc:
I make chicken curry often and there are many many ways to make it. It depends on my mood and what I have around. This is a simple version where I tried something new – I will tell you about it. First thing I did was use lamb fat that I…

Turkey Kebabs with Pickled Red Onions

I didn’t really intend writing a post on this dish but there were a lot of requests for the recipe – and so here goes. Minced Turkey Chopped Onion Chopped Cilantro Stems and also the leaves 1/2 crushed whole coriander sees 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper or to taste 1 tsp. cumin powder salt to taste…

Flame Charred Corn – a childhood favorite

I grew up in New Delhi, India till I was 16 and often think fondly of all the snacks that I loved. One could buy corn on the cob from a street vendor who was set up with a clever contraption of coals over a wire mesh.  You would point to the juiciest corn and…

Mackerel with Cherry Tomatoes over Quinoa and Spinach 

Mackerel is an oily fish and unfortunately an underutilized fish. I enjoy it for many reasons. One, it has a meaty consistency and stands up to bold flavors. It’s doesn’t fall apart in cooking and also the oils are healthful oils. Like many of my dishes, this is quick, delicious and the bonus is that…

Fish Filet over Asparagus, Tomatoes and Black Eyes Peas

Cooking delicious meals that are quick, look beautiful and are healthful is the key to weight loss as far as I am concerned. While I have not conquered the weight loss battle, it is something that I strive to do and if nothing else – I like to share some tips and tricks. I am…