Maash Ki Daal – Urad Dal (Instant Pot and Stovetop)

Maash ki Daal, or sukhi (dry) split urad dal, may not be mainstream, but it’s beloved by all who’ve tried it. This recipe makes it in the traditional Pakistani and Punjabi way – dry, as in firm, but cooked through – and adorned with delicate slivers of ginger and warming green chili peppers. It has…

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Instant Pot Keema Lobia (Ground Beef & Black Eyed Peas Curry)

This Keema Lobia (ground beef & black eyed peas curry) is an easy, dump-and-go Instant Pot keema recipe that I learned from my mother-in-law. It’s a lesser known recipe and combination, but one that I had to share because of its ease and unique taste. My parents-in-law have come to visit us for a bit…

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Everyday Cucumber Raita (with Optional Add-ins)

Raita is a classic yogurt salad that completes many a Pakistani and Indian meal. Here’s a basic, everyday cucumber raita I’ve grown up with. It’s an easy recipe that can be whipped up in minutes with ingredients you likely have on hand. I’ve also included optional add-ins to give you an idea of the endless…

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