Instant Pot Carrot Halwa | Gajar Ka Halwa

  The story of Carrot Halwa Carrot Halwa is an Indian dessert made using carrots, milk and sugar. There are plenty of variations, that use other vegetables,fruits and nuts as a base. Due to its bright color it is tremendously eye catching, like a traffic cone, albeit, much tastier! Its a common fixture in many Indian restaurant buffets/menus, due to its popularity. Yet Carrot Halwa … Continue reading Instant Pot Carrot Halwa | Gajar Ka Halwa

Instant Pot Indian Chicken Green Masala | Goan Chicken Cafreal

The Story behind Chicken Green Masala This dish, Chicken Green Masala is a riff on the popular Goan dish, “Chicken Cafrèal” or “Galina Cafrèal”. Chicken Cafrèal was introduced to India by the Portugese, who occupied Western parts of India in the 16th Century and used it as a spice trading hub. ’Cafrèal’ is a Portugese word for ‘the african way’. The Portugese bought chili peppers … Continue reading Instant Pot Indian Chicken Green Masala | Goan Chicken Cafreal

Instant Pot Indian Style Tea | Zero Baby-sitting Masala Chai

Ironically, one of the things that unites secular diverse India, the land of a hundred languages is a remnant of Imperial British rule;Indian Style Tea The story of this tea is that in the 1800s, the Brits loved their tea but didn’t like the fact that they had to import it from China, which had a monopoly on the tea market. The British realized that … Continue reading Instant Pot Indian Style Tea | Zero Baby-sitting Masala Chai

Instant Pot Pav Bhaji

  A little about Pav Bhaji: Pav(Bread) Bhaji(Veggies) is quintessential Indian street food; its a thick ,savory, buttery vegetable mash served with airy yeast rolls knows as Pav. ‘Pav’ comes from the Portugese word for bread and ‘Bhaji’ is the Marati word for vegetable curry. In todays India, Pav Bhaji is generally eaten in the evenings as a snack, but its nutritious enough to eaten … Continue reading Instant Pot Pav Bhaji

Instant Pot Indian Mutton Curry | Goat Masala Curry

  Ingredients: ******************** Goat meat- 3 lbs, cut into small pieces Onion – 1 large red onion, chopped into medium pieces Tomatoes – 2 medium, finely chopped Oil -3 tbsp Green chillies, slit – 5 (Reduce this if you don’t want the curry to be spicy) Ginger garlic paste – 3 tbsp (Alternatively, minced ginger and minced garlic can be used) Mint Leaves – one … Continue reading Instant Pot Indian Mutton Curry | Goat Masala Curry