Potato Soup

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Over the holidays, Roshan was sick, Rajat had a bad cold….and we had limited groceries. I wanted to make potato soup, but the last time I made my mom’s version of this for my husband, he wasn’t a big fan. He didn’t like the large pieces of potato or the consistency. I decided I’d try it once more and tweak it some. Sorry mom, but it really was a wonderful update on her classic recipe! Husband, baby, and I all loved this. We happily at the leftovers for the next two days. Continue reading

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Aloo Kaa Jhol (Indian Potato Soup)

Aloo Kaa Jhol (Indian Potato Soup)

Aloo Kaa Jhol (Indian Potato Soup)

I spent the last few weeks in Pittsburgh with my family. My sister, JoAnna, got married in my parent’s backyard. The wedding was a lot of work and took lots of hands, but it was beautiful in the end. I was so glad I was able to stay for two full weeks and visit, but I am also glad to be back home. My family definitely eats traditional American meals: no spice, lots of meat, anything served with rice=international, etc. I love all the cheesy, meaty wonders that my mom and dad make, but at the end of two weeks, I missed my own kitchen. I welcomed myself back home by making chapatis and this aloo kaa jhol, which is basically an Indian potato soup in my opinion. Continue reading