Three Bean Salad

A couple of weeks ago, we made this salad for a family brunch. It was a big hit! We love this salad because it uses canned beans and so saves any time that may be used for boiling. On the days we make this salad, we chop up all the veggies we have left in…

Masala Chai

As soon as fall set in, my grandmother would ask me to make this chai. While there are many Masala Chai recipes out there, this one is my grandmother’s. So after dinner, she and I would sip on this while watching some repeat telecast of a TV morning show. Over the years, I have tried…

Quick Fried Lentils

  Growing up, this was a favorite dish made only during Ramadan for Iftars. It was something my mother made with simple ingredients but lots of love.  We would pair it with Dahi Barray and then have it later as a late-night munch. Channa daal (or gram lentils) is not my favorite lentil but this…

Moong Dal Pakora/ Split Green Lentils Pakoras

At 704 Kitchen, we love Pakoras, however they are made. Our love for gram flour/ besan pakoras can only be competed with these moong dal/split green gram pakoras. This recipe was passed down by the MR.’s mother so we were absolutely sure that it’ll be a hit in our kitchen. The best part is, the…

4 tips and tricks for Ramadan.

This is our first Ramadan away from Pakistan and our family. While we are keeping spirits high, there is no denying that we miss Iftars with the family and the general Ramadan vibe. Starting off, we were a bit anxious to fast for almost 19 hours as we have never experienced this duration before. However,…