Blog & Recipes

“I participated in two of Mukti’s zoom classes on vegetarian Indian cooking. They were wonderful,so helpful to me during this pandemic.”

– Judith B. Google reviewer

“Mukti’s class is the real deal! It has brought me so much joy this past week cooking with and for my family and friends…”

– Marcus S., Yelp reviewer

“My wife and I weren’t sure exactly what to expect during our first-ever video cooking class via Zoom, but it far surpassed expectations…”

– Mike Berg, Google reviewer

Indian Plants in Brooklyn :-)

Indian Plants in Brooklyn πŸ™‚

Indian plants in Brooklyn? That is, plants from India -- in Brooklyn, New York, USA? Yes, you've heard it right! So, just last week, I had a chance to revisit the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, and explored the beautiful place a little bit more. There, I found some plants...

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Mukti’s Kitchen goes international

Mukti’s Kitchen goes international

Something truly wonderful has happened recently and I'm so excited to tell you all about it. It all started when I received an interesting email from a woman named Marja (pronounced "Maria"). She said she was from Finland and found out about my classes...

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Secrets of Healthy Indian Food

My aunt cooked Indian food that was out of this world. She was not a professional cook, but her home cooking was professional quality. She only knew how to cook Bengali Indian food; rice, curry, greens, dal, fish, hand-made bread, lamb, prawn, and rarely, desserts or...

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Our Wonderful India Trip :-)

Our Wonderful India Trip πŸ™‚

I just came from a trip to India. Brooklyn Food Coalition's executive director Nancy Romer traveled with me. We had a great time. I'm posting a few pictures here. I have a plan to bring interested friends on a culinary tour to various parts of India. Next year in the...

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Harsh winter – stay healthy with these recipes

Harsh winter – stay healthy with these recipes

New York is experiencing one of the harshest winters in recent years. In weather like this I always get request to recommend the best Indian foods to eat to stay healthy and strong. Here are some quick and easy recipes for those cold winter days. Try them, and...

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Simple Indian Dinner You Can Cook Even On Weekdays

Simple Indian Dinner You Can Cook Even On Weekdays

Dear Friends of Mukti's Kitchen: This is a photo of a simple, home-made Indian dinner to let you know that you can cook it easily in a relatively short period of time. I invite you to try it too. Why am I saying this? Because, my husband made this dinner two days ago,...

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