Chef Sanjay Thumma, also known as the “VahChef,” has a genuine enthusiasm for the food he cooks and a positive attitude that’s led to him having one of the most popular cooking channels on YouTube with over 100 million views. When he’s not whipping up easy-to-follow traditional Indian dishes, he also shows us how to create healthy alternatives as part of the AAPI’s “Be Fit, Be Cool” campaign which raises childhood obesity awareness.Read More
I’m excited to have an article and recipe featured in The Cook’s Cook Magazine this month. In the article I talk about my parents’ journey from Karachi to the U.S. and their experiences with American cuisine.
In honor of my parents’ story I made these masala burgers spiced with coriander and cumin, along with a spicy mint and cilantro chutney.Read More
Today I’m blowing the lid off of a masala mix my mom uses in any dish that needs an Indian or Pakistani kick. It’s a perfectly balanced 4-ingredient blend that I find myself reaching for again and again. I call it Mom’s Magic Masala Mix, or m.m.m.m.Read More
Heavy cream stained yellow by Spanish saffron. Cumin, cardamon and cinnamon perfuming the air. Butter and oil sizzling lightly in a pan. This is the making of Lucknow Biryani - an assemblage of sensory delights that hit you from the moment you begin your journey.Read More