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Koldil Chicken

Assam lies on the Eastern borders of India and has contributed to our culture and traditions. Like any typical Indian state, Assam also brings its own taste to the Indian platter. So I thought of picking an Assamese recipe for today. Koldil is an Assamese name for banana flower, which is used in many recipes in this region, so I made a chicken curry using this flower. The Koldil Chicken curry came with a very [...]

May 15, 2014

Pizza is of Italian origin, however is now very famous in India. There are well known fast food companies as well as local joints selling various types of pizza’s. It is basically a bread base topped up with pizza sauce, cheese along with vegetarian or non-vegetarian options. Pizza goes well in any of the main course and is a good option for something different. Rather than ordering from the market you could make the pizza [...]

May 11, 2014
Plum Mutton

Plums are in season and they remind me of my childhood when we used to enjoy them. They only come for a few weeks during the onset of summer, and it is time to make use of them in any form you can. For a perfect weekend dish, I made Plum Mutton and served it with some chapatis. Plums gave a nice sweet and sour taste to the mutton, adding a great appeal. In fact, [...]

Chinese Pineapple Fried Rice

Pineapple is a universal fruit used in pretty much all countries and loved by a large population. It has been added to dishes to make starters, main courses and desserts for a long time. China being the fifth largest producer of pineapple also uses it in some of its dishes, while the Indian Chinese version of the dishes are famous in our country. It is easily available in all fruit shops in India so I [...]

May 9, 2014
Sweet & Sour Tofu

Tofu is made from soy milk, and bears close resemblance to paneer made from regular milk. It has been made famous by the Chinese, Thai and other south east Asian cuisines. It also also found its way into India in past decade and used in number of dishes adapted from neighboring countries and some within the country. It is healthy to eat and tastes nice, so why not also use it at home to make [...]

South Indian Curd Rice

  South Indian Curd Rice is a staple in most of the South Indian homes. It is also served in almost all buffets, ceremonies and restaurants in this part of the country. It is one of the lightest known dishes and easy on your stomach. The kids love it, the adults like it and the cook enjoys the great appeal, aroma from the temper and the joy of making it. The rice is cooked, mixed [...]

May 4, 2014
Lauki Ke Kofte

  Although most of the vegetables are now available through the year, their taste is just so different when they are in season. Probably this is because they are more fresh, direct from the farms or may be just a perception. Whatever it is, I still look forward to the seasonal vegetables and come summer we get varieties like lauki, tinda, bhindi and more. I used the lauki from the market today to make Lauki [...]

April 29, 2014
Kolhapuri Chicken

  Kolhapur lies in the western state of Maharashtra and is famous for its use of Indian spices and coconut in the cooking. The mixture of these gives a nice flavor and aroma to the preparations and it very tasty. I made my chicken with this mixture today and it was absolutely delectable with both roti and rice. This Kolhapuri Chicken, although a bit heavy, for sure would be finished to the last bite when you serve, [...]

April 28, 2014
Aaloo Gobhi Paratha

  Paratha is an all time favorite for me and a lot of my friends. Paratha’s can be made plain or filled with a multitude of vegetables and more. To make my meals today I filled it with potatoes and cauliflower to make Aaloo Gobhi Paratha. These two veggies give a great flavor to the paratha. I served it some red chili pickle and plain curd and just enjoyed a lovely lunch. Whenever you make paratha’s its best [...]

April 26, 2014
Basic Anda Curry

Eggs have been a constant companion for years in many of my meals. Although simple, they can be used in many different variety of preparations, in breakfast, main meals or even snacks and starters. Today let’s see how to make all famous Basic Anda Curry. This curry is one of the most simple recipes available to us and can be made fairly quickly, at the same time it provides for great nutrition, flavor and taste. I [...]