Indian Chickpea Curry (Channa Masala)

There are as many channa masala recipes (also known as chickpea masala, kadala curry or chickpea curry) as there are cooks in India. It is wonderful, nourishing vegetarian comfort food…

How To Make Paneer At Home

Wondering how to make paneer at home? Then you’re in luck. This easy homemade paneer recipe requires only 3 ingredients, about 10 minutes of time and almost 0 kitchen skill.…

Best-Ever Malai Kofta Recipe

Malai Kofta is one of my most favourite Indian dishes and that is precisely why I have spent so long perfecting this easy Malai Kofta recipe. It’s literally the first…

Easy Masala Fish Cakes with Tuna

I know I’ve told you before about how my Indian mother-in-law is a wonderful cook.  She makes everything just taste good.  So good. Like fish cakes, for example, which she calls…

The Best Tandoori Chicken

Oven-Baked Tandoori Chicken recipe | www.foodess.com Tandoori chicken is an Indian restaurant fave, but all-too-often equates to dry, overcooked chicken, tinted with red food colouring to bear an unnaturally vibrant…

Kerala Fish Fry: South Indian Spiced Pan-Fried Fish

When most people think of indian food, their minds jump to rich curries brimming with warm spices.  But there’s another, lighter side to Indian food in the coastal south, where…

South-Indian Red Lentils (Masoor Dal)

Masoor dal recipe on www.foodess.com This dish is simple, hearty. To me it has always been exotic; to my husband it is comfort and familiarity. To me it is is…

Roasted Spiced Chickpeas

Spiced Roasted Chickpeas | www.foodess.com When people show up for dinner, it’s nice to have something out to munch on, so that you can sit down and enjoy a drink…

Soft Gulab Jamun

Is there anything better than soft, homemade Gulab Jamun? Today, I’m sharing my tested-till-perfected Gulab Jamun Recipe – an Indian dessert made with milk powder, soaked in cardamom syrup.  If…

Easy Butter Paneer Masala

What is Butter Paneer? Mmmm… paneer butter masala. Is there a more simple, classic and comforting Indian dish? Butter Paneer Masala, also often called Shahi Paneer or Paneer Makhani, is…
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