Red Lentil and Potato Cakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

September 29, 2015

I’m a bit proud of myself for making these.  Sure, making potato cakes isn’t that hard to do, so why am I making a big deal about it? Let’s just say my time has been otherwise occupied recently. Meet Baby N! He made his debut in August. I think he’s a pretty good reason! Somehow […]

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Basic Masoor Dal

June 17, 2012

After my fun and crazy weekend in Seattle last week for BlogHer Food 2012, I really needed a weekend to myself to just relax and recharge. So far it’s been great – I’ve only ventured out of the house twice, and Mr. Spice and I have set up residence on the couches in our downstairs […]

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January 31, 2010

If you asked me for a quick English description for khichuri, I would call it a lentil-rice pilaf. This is one of my favorite Bengali comfort foods.  Well, it’s unfair of me to claim it as Bengali, since it’s a common dish in the sub-continent, but I do think we Bengalis have made it our […]

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