Very Good Recipes of India from Peri's Spice Ladle

There are 53 India recipes on the blog Peri's Spice Ladle. (1304 on all the blogs)

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Cooking with Chili Peppers: Cornerstone of Indian Food Cooking with Chili Peppers: Cornerstone of Indian Food By Peri's Spice Ladle 10/03/14 15:00 One weekend, on a whim, my husband and I picked up a pack of ‘Bhut Jolokia’, one of the spiciest chili peppers in the world. We decided to test our spice tolerance, and chopped it up fresh in vegetables and vindaloo. Then, we dried the rest of the Bhut...
Colorful Indian Curry Collection Colorful Indian Curry Collection By Peri's Spice Ladle 08/29/14 15:00 The ubiquitous Indian curry is naturally colorful. Although not everything in the world of Indian cuisine revolves around curry, as seen in these recipes for Cheese Dosa crepes, Parsi Potato Frittata, Basmati Rice Veggie Pulao and Bell Pepper Subji; today’s...
Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Lassi and Coolers Indian Summer Beverage Inspirations: Lassi and Coolers By Peri's Spice Ladle 07/04/14 15:00 Glass in hand and sunglasses perched on the bridge of your nose, that’s the best way to celebrate a lazy summer day; hopefully there’s warm sea breeze and a cool sandy beach somewhere in the mix. In keeping with this season’s light and airy feeling, today’s...
Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs Sage, Garlic and Lime Turkey Kebab – Indian Meatballs By Peri's Spice Ladle 06/13/14 15:00 Spiced Indian style turkey Kebab or Kavab, shaped like meatballs, make an ideal appetizer or a simple meal; they’re mild enough for kids to handle and flavor-filled for grown-up tastes. Lean ground turkey or ground chicken is converted into a delightful...
Homemade Indian Naan…Gets Grilled Homemade Indian Naan…Gets Grilled By Peri's Spice Ladle 05/23/14 15:00 One of the most enthusiastic reactions to a recipe on this site has been for my Homemade Garlic and Thyme Naan, which was part of the recent Indian bread series. Behold Indian Naan dough that comes as close to a real-deal Tandoori naan as possible in a...
Summer-perfect Indian-inspired Grills and Kebab Summer-perfect Indian-inspired Grills and Kebab By Peri's Spice Ladle 05/16/14 15:00 Indian cuisine’s love for right-off-the-fire food is not limited to meats; the legendary style of Tandoor cooking extends to a variety of Indian breads, delightful array of vegetable grills, unique fire-roasted fresh cottage cheese (Paneer tikka) as well...
Slow-cooked Daal Tadka: India’s Favorite Lentils Slow-cooked Daal Tadka: India’s Favorite Lentils By Peri's Spice Ladle 05/02/14 15:00 Hearty, healthy, wholesome…vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free; India’s well-known tempered lentil preparation ‘Daal Tadka’ deserves all its accolades. This recipe for my slow-cooker version of homemade Daal Tadka was created for Zenfully Delicious (an amazing...
Meet My Fellow Indian Food Blogs Meet My Fellow Indian Food Blogs By Peri's Spice Ladle 04/25/14 15:00 Unlike professional food websites run by large corporations, food blogs are a solo act, run on one person’s passion for food. Always focused on bringing readers home-cooked realistic meals; bloggers don’t have an assistant on hand to shop-n-chop, or professional...
Cheese and Parsley Rice-n-Lentil Dosa Crepes: Southern India’s Versatile Bread Cheese and Parsley Rice-n-Lentil Dosa Crepes: Southern India’s Versatile Bread By Peri's Spice Ladle 03/21/14 14:00 After the homemade version of India’s much-loved ‘Naan’ bread, this week the Indian-Breads Fest takes on south Indian savory breakfast favorites, crepe-like ‘Dosa’ and its pancake version ‘Uthappam’. Moving from delectable Indian bread dough to delightful...
An Introduction to Delectable Indian Breads…and Step-by-Step Guide to Making Indian Chapati Roti An Introduction to Delectable Indian Breads…and Step-by-Step Guide to Making Indian Chapati Roti By Peri's Spice Ladle 03/07/14 15:00 An Indian kitchen is always stocked with generous quantities of three grains, ready to go at a moment’s notice: rice, lentils and ground whole wheat ‘Atta’ flour. Most homemade Indian bread is unleavened and flat, made with the above mentioned ‘Atta’, an...
An Array of Indian Desserts An Array of Indian Desserts By Peri's Spice Ladle 02/14/14 15:00 February is for the sweet-toothed among us; a month dedicated purely to desserts and chocolate and candy. (Although I do wish my elementary school aged son didn’t receive Valentines candy from his young classmates with a message saying ‘take a bite out...
Capsicum (Green Bell Pepper) and Potato ‘Subji’- An Indian Vegetable Preparation Capsicum (Green Bell Pepper) and Potato ‘Subji’- An Indian Vegetable Preparation By Peri's Spice Ladle 01/24/14 15:00 The word ‘subji’ or ‘sabji’ is a generic Indian term for ‘vegetables’ referring to either raw vegetables at a market, or Indian vegetable preparations, where one or more veges are cooked in Indian aromatics and spices. A part of the daily meal in Indian...
Mint and Cardamon Parsi ‘Choi’ or Chai – An Indian Tea Mint and Cardamon Parsi ‘Choi’ or Chai – An Indian Tea By Peri's Spice Ladle 01/03/14 15:00 Wishing readers all around the globe a very Happy 2014! In the same vein as last year, I’m starting the New Year like I start each new day, with a steaming hot fragrant cup of Chai or Indian tea. And the flavorful cup of Indian tea coming up today is a...
India’s Unique Flavors for Thanksgiving Day…The Turkey & Sauces India’s Unique Flavors for Thanksgiving Day…The Turkey & Sauces By Peri's Spice Ladle 11/22/13 15:00 Thanksgiving Holiday Menu Lemon Ginger and Black Pepper Turkey with Pan Drippings Gravy Mango Cranberry Chutney Baked ‘Aloo Gobi’ Casserole, Indian-style Potatoes and Cauliflower (recipe) Coconut and Pine Nut Basmati Rice (recipe) Continuing from last week,...
India’s Unique Flavors for Thanksgiving Day…Part One: The Sides India’s Unique Flavors for Thanksgiving Day…Part One: The Sides By Peri's Spice Ladle 11/15/13 15:00 The Sides: Baked ‘Aloo Gobi’ Casserole, Indian-style Potatoes and Cauliflower Coconut and Pine Nut Basmati Rice Next week: Lemon Ginger and Black Pepper Turkey Mango Cranberry Chutney For the longest time, my young kids thought the ‘Indians’ from the popular...
Simply Delightful Diwali Pleasures: Jaggery Puffed-Rice Crispy Treats and Dark Chocolate-Pistachio Indian Fudge Burfi Simply Delightful Diwali Pleasures: Jaggery Puffed-Rice Crispy Treats and Dark Chocolate-Pistachio Indian Fudge Burfi By Peri's Spice Ladle 11/01/13 14:00 Diwali celebrated by a country of 1.2 billion people rolls around this Sunday and brings with it all the joys of this amazing Indian Festival of Lights. At this time of the year, I miss being in Mumbai (Bombay) with its brightly lit Diwali festivities,...
Slow-Cooked Indian Lentils and Spinach served over Basmati Rice: Palak Chana Daal Slow-Cooked Indian Lentils and Spinach served over Basmati Rice: Palak Chana Daal By Peri's Spice Ladle 10/25/13 15:00 Wish all our readers a Happy Halloween. The spirit of Halloween and the changing seasons have me thinking of food in autumn colors, it’s a time of year when pumpkin and butternut squash seem to add the right touch to regular favorites, and Brussels sprouts...
Savory Saffron Pistachio and Mushroom Strudel…a Global Indian Creation Savory Saffron Pistachio and Mushroom Strudel…a Global Indian Creation By Peri's Spice Ladle 10/04/13 15:00 On my recent visit back to India, many Indian-inspired global culinary creations I encountered, had me convinced that Peri’s Spice Ladle is very much in sync with the food trends in big Indian cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. Indian food no longer...
5 Strategies to Make an Effective Weekly Meal Plan…and How Indian Food Fits into the Equation 5 Strategies to Make an Effective Weekly Meal Plan…and How Indian Food Fits into the Equation By Peri's Spice Ladle 09/27/13 15:00 It’s 5pm on a Tuesday evening, as a group of us busy moms stood swapping notes at swim practice. As I gave a sign of relief at the thought of my slow cooker bubbling away with our favorite kidney beans for dinner that evening, one of the moms mentioned...
Satisfaction in a Bowl: Basic Version of Indian Lentil-n-Rice ‘Khichdi’ Satisfaction in a Bowl: Basic Version of Indian Lentil-n-Rice ‘Khichdi’ By Peri's Spice Ladle 09/20/13 15:00 Sometimes, all one craves is a simple home cooked meal; one that literally cooks itself, using a few pantry and refrigerator staples. Almost a generic term for comfort food, India’s favorite ‘Khichdi’ (pronounced and spelled in a variety of ways based on...
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