Tag: Comfort Food

Tomato Shorba (Pressure cooked)

Shorba simply means soup/gravy. Shorba is a common dish found in many parts of the world, and goes by the names chorba, sorpa, shurpa, and much more. In India, this soup is commonly called ‘shorba’, and I am sticking to that. ☺ There are many variants of this soup – […]

Rich Tomato Soup (Pressure cooker recipe)

The good old tomato soup has to be one of the most loved dishes across the globe. This classic soup is one of my favourites; I love the simplicity and the splendid taste of the soup. This soup is versatile and can be made in so many different ways. It […]

Pumpkin-ginger soup (Pressure Cooker Recipe)

I have been feeling a bit under the weather the past few days. Along with a little sickness comes the lack of interest to cook. So, I decided to move it, and make something quick, soothing and nutritious. I had some pumpkin, carrot and celery; a soup seemed like the […]

Chole Masala (Spicy and Tangy Chickpeas Curry)

This chickpeas-based curry is a popular Indian dish, which is typically served with pooris or bhatura (both flat breads). This curry is a gorgeous blend of whole and ground spices with a hint of tanginess. Chole masala originated in North India, and is widely popular across the country. This dish […]

‘Sunshine’ Soup

I call this the ‘sunshine’ soup very obviously because of the colour. Besides that, the soup is such a mood elevator on really dull days. It is that perfect comfort food to perk me up. This preparation is my version of the Thai style butternut squash soup. It is a […]

Dal Fry

This classic lentil-based Indian curry is comfort food at its best. This dish is a common feature in many restaurants and roadside eateries called dhabas. For the dal fry, lentils are cooked to perfection; the real flavour however comes from the beautifully cooked onions & tomatoes, and the aromatic spices. […]

Corn and Saffron Soup

When luxe ingredients meet healthy, you get this delish and indulgent soup. The mild flavour of sweet corn kernels are contrasted by spices and fragrant saffron strands. The corn and saffron soup is an absolute treat for the tummy. It perfectly complements a Middle Eastern meal. Tips: Use a large […]

Spinach, Leek and Mushroom Soup

This is a tasty soup combining three very nutritious veggies. Rich in iron, folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, minerals, this soup is a great way to include greens in your diet. This fortified soup is ideal for weight watchers and those looking to make a healthy addition to their diet. […]

Creamy Pumpkin and Saffron Soup

The humble pumpkin soup gets a luxurious makeover with milk and saffron. This velvety smooth soup is a delightful indulgence and is indeed the ultimate food for the soul. This soup is sure to impress your guests when you are putting up a feast. Tips: Use leeks in place of […]