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September 23, 2014
Tabak Maaz

Kashmir is famous for growing many spices and nuts which are sold throughout India. These spices are also used in many different dishes from this region giving them a nice taste. Also used extensively in the region is meat such as mutton. I would any day love a Kashmiri spread for my meals, well that’s for another day. Today let’s see one amazing recipe in the form of Tabak Maaz. This dish made with mutton [...]

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August 29, 2014
Falafel

There are lot of commonalities between the Indian cuisine and the Middle Eastern cuisine. Both have a tradition of using herbs and spices and the dishes made in either of the region can be relished by the other. Falafel is one such dish made in the Middle East region which would go well for the Indian palate. Falafel is made with chick peas or chole along with herbs like coriander and parsley and spices like [...]

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August 19, 2014
Hara Bhara Kebab

  When it comes to vegetarian starters, we have quite a few choices and within them is delicious Hara Bhara Kebab. These kebab’s get their color with spinach and makes your serving platter more vibrant. The taste of these kebab’s come from chana dal, grated paneer and other spices. We know these go good as a starter, however you can also make them any evening with your evening tea or coffee and they will give [...]

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August 17, 2014
Kulle Chaat

Kulle Chaat has been served for ages in the old walled city area of Delhi. The families who used to live in Old Delhi or have been associated with it, would definitely remember this favourite chaat. Since then I’ve had it at many wedding parties and at times found it with street chaat walas of Delhi. Made with a hollow base filled generally with black gram or chick peas and made very spicy, it brings [...]

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July 27, 2014
Chicken Shami Kebab

When it comes to starters, there are few non-vegetarian snacks that can beat a Chicken Shami Kebab. These kebab’s made with chicken mixed with number of spices and chana dal have stood the test of time and have been served for decades in the North India. I’ve seen them being served in marriage parties, buffet restaurants and what not. So why not make this amazing snack at home, it definitely gives a great pleasure in [...]

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July 18, 2014
Kebab Massalam

This is the holy month of Ramzaan and fasting people look forward to delicacies to break the fast. For others, they anyway can enjoy these anytime and specially during this period. Recently while roaming the decorated streets I was amazed see number of these items being made and sold. I was motivated to get some of these made at home and so I tried Kebab Massalam today. This mutton dish came out just lovely and tastes delectable. [...]

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July 14, 2014
Chicken Samosa

  Everyone loves a perfectly set plate of snacks or appetizers, and when they go with some tea or coffee, the enjoyment just doubles up. For my evening snacks today I made some Chicken Samosa and enjoyed them with some coffee on the side. I’m sure you are wondering if you can actually make this kind of stuff at home, well why not? Samosa patti strips are now available in most supermarket’s and you can [...]

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July 12, 2014
Mint Paneer Tikka

Mint is a herb which is used in many different forms like chutney, curry’s etc. It brings a nice refreshing taste in any of the dish it is part of. It even gives a nice aroma and I always find it hard to resist when I see these leaves in the vegetable shops. Even today I bought a couple of bunches and used them slightly differently. I was making paneer tikka and I mixed some [...]

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June 6, 2014
Spring Rolls

If you are looking for a famous and all favorite snack or appetizer, then look no further, Spring Rolls are a perfect choice. These rolls made with vegetables or non-vegetarian filled in sheets go well with everyone. We have had these in the street shops, in parties and weddings, in restaurants and more. They are famous all over India and served as part of snacks or appetizers. These spring roll sheets can be made at [...]

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Coriander & Mint Green Chutney Image

In a lot of my recipes I use green chutney and I often get asked how to make a perfect chutney. Well green chutney is mainly made with fresh coriander and mint leaves. Now every home I’ve seen have their signature recipe for a green chutney and it tastes so different yet made with very similar ingredients. You can follow these recipes, as long as you love the chutney, however if you are new to [...]

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