Enjoy The Modern Desi Authentic Recipes


The Modern Desi’s vision is to connect people and their cultures through a shared love and appreciation of authentic food, made from a combination of past narratives and stories of new experiences.

So, we are so happy to share our authentic, real recipes with you. Through our recipe sharing, we hope you will too:

  • Know we can easily and creatively create the real foods of any culture;
  • Appreciate the past and modern stories of the food we know of, love to eat, create and recreate;
  • Be bold and experiment with fusing ingredients from various countries together.
  • Get ideas on how to use all your ingredients, contributing to sustainable cooking.

We hope you enjoy cooking these recipes as much as we have loved creating them for you.

Homemade Pasta Sauce
Almond & Semolina Halwa
Jaggery and Lemon cake
Fancy Baked Beans
Palak Paneer – Spinach with cottage cheese
Moving over to the dark side with Homemade Granola
Bourghul Upma
Turmeric Tonic & a check in
Eggless Banana Bread – A win from a non baker
Cardamom & Jaggery Cookies – Nankhatai
Jackfruit Biryani
Fall in love with Jackfruit Biryani
A Mother’s Hug with Yellow Moong Dal Stew