Indian Cooking Basics
10 Things To Do With Leftover CurryHere are 10 ways to use your leftover curry. Think pizza, a pasta sauce, pizza topping, stuff some tacos, and more ideas.
2020 Best of MyIndianStoveThe most popular recipes of 2020 on MyIndianStove were 2 biryanis, a homemade liqueur, some cake, bread, and a spice mix.
Take a Look at Our eCookBookClick the heading or picture above to view the actual book online. Flip through the pages, zoom in, and take a look!
Indianish Winter CookiesHere are 6 Indian spiced winter cookies that run from cardamom shortbread to spicy chocolate treats. Three of them are gluten-free, and all of them memorably delicious!
Indian Comfort FoodThe world Indian comfort food offers so many options but here are my 8 favorite recipes with the flavors of India. Give yourself and your loved ones a big food hug.
10 Fall Quick Indian RecipesHere is a collection of quick Indian recipes perfect for fall and the kitchen weary. From delicious desserts to stir-fries, rice, and a juicy turkey burger. All with Indian flavors ~ simply delicious!
Curry Leaf PlantCurry leaves add a mysterious aroma and flavor to Indian dals and stews, meats and vegetable masalas, pickles, and pakoras. Grow your own curry leaf plant!
Indian-ish Recipes for FallTreat yourself to summer's end indulgences. Ice cream, sloppy joe's, salad, and more. All touched with the vibrant flavors of India.
Butter Chicken in the News!Desiblitz, a UK-based web magazine, reports that an Australian man broke curfew and traveled over 30 kilometers to satisfy his butter chicken craving.
Indian-ish Recipes for Fourth of JulyDelicious Fourth of July recipes that are family favorites with an Indian-ish twist. More flavor and healthier to boot. Happy 4th of July!
Best Indian Recipes SourcesHere is my list of favorite blogs, vlogs, and cookbooks to find the best Indian recipes. Also included are general-interest sources that has upped my cooking game. Yours?
Top 20 Indian Dishes eCookBookGet our free Top 20 Dishes in India e-CookBook and cook from tried and true recipes. There are easy weeknight dishes and relaxing weekend kitchen projects. And all are vibrant and tempting!
Coconut FactsCoconut in all its forms adds richness and nutty sweetness to both sweet or savory dishes. Perfect with curries for meat, lentils or vegetables, or as a foundation for pudding, as in rice or chocolate, ice cream, custard, and panna cotta.
Top 10 Tips for Cooking Indian FoodYou too can cook Indian food! Here are my top 10 tips to learn to cook Indian food. These cooking tips are important for cooks at all levels.
Indian Food in America in 2020It is time that Indian food in America gets it’s due. Here is to Madhur Jaffrey, the mother of Indian cuisine in America, whose dream is that Indian food will come into its own.
Food SubstitutionsHere is a comprehensive list of food substitutions. Some can easily be swapped, and some can be made, so hopefully, we all can save a trip to the grocery store.
Top 20 Indian RecipesHere are the top 20 most popular dishes throughout India! They are some of the best Indian recipes, but I am sure everyone has an opinion about which foods this list should contain. I welcome any and all feedback!
Typical Indian Cooking & MealsEssential to a harmonious Indian meal is rice, or a flatbread and dal, a lentil stew. There may also be meat, chicken, seafood, or vegetable curries, a pickle (achar), pappad (a thin round “chip” made from chickpea flour and spices) and chutney.
Advanced Indian PantryIngredients for an Indian cook who is making dishes beyond the basics. Stock your kitchen with rice, lentils, and Indian spices to cook your favorite dishes.
Indian DrinksIndia’s formidably hot summers (March, April, and May) inspire many favorite drinks formulated to cool the mind and body. Here are some of the most popular drinks in India.
Indian Kitchen FundamentalsIndian Kitchen Building Blocks: For those of you new to Indian cooking, I wanted to go over some of the fundamental ingredients, offer measurements, shortcuts, and options that will help you in the kitchen.
Assumptions I AvoidWhen following many Indian recipes, I find that too many assumptions are made and I give detailed measurements, ingredients, and substitutions.
Beginners Indian PantryThis beginner's Indian pantry list will up your cooking game. Start with basic spices, lentils, rice, some canned tomatoes and you are ready to get cooking delicious Indian food!
Flavors of IndiaIndian food is so good because of “the way flavors rub up against each other.” Influenced by Ayurveda each dish includes 6 elements of taste: bitter, heat, pungent, salty, sour, and sweet.
Welcome to MyIndianStoveThe world of Indian food is full of deliciousness: spicy, sweet, sour, hot, colorful, and textured. If you love Indian food I am here to help you get started. Once you absorb the rhythm of the steps, you will be making delicious dishes in no time.
Indian Food Glossary (Hindi to English)This is an ever-growing Indian Food Glossary provided to the readers of MyIndianStove. It will continue to grow over time as we add recipes and articles. Did you know that in India there are 122 major languages? Hindi is by far the biggest (420+ million speakers), with English second, plus there are over 1500 other minor languages. So yes, an Indian food dictionary is helpful.
About Indian FoodIndia’s exquisite cuisine is varied, full of flavor, balance and healthy. Read a quick overview learn a bit about this endlessly delicious food.