Soda Bottle Openerwala

Today is Fathers Day and my daughter thought of celebrating it in Food Fest of World Cuisine scheduled to be held at JLN Stadium, in Delhi. But at last minute we came to know that it has been cancelled. The most nearest place was Khan Market where there are lots of Cafe, Bistros, fine dine…

Bengali Macher Jhol/Fish stew with vegetables

For Bengalis Fish curry or Machher Jhol is not a dish, its an emotion. Meal is incomplete without Fish specially Bengalis who live in Bengal. Probashi bengalis i.e., those bengalis who have migrated to other parts in India or abroad, have changed their tastebuds according to the Region where they live. They may be happy…

Grilled Mutton Champ/Sharabi Champ

This Grilled Mutton Champ is a very popular dish of Northern India specially Punjab. This lockdwon and No outside food delivery has tought us many things. We never tried such dishes at home thought of the complicated procedure and no charcoal griller at home. But I thought of an alternative and grilled it in oven…

Celery Salad in yogurt dressing

Quick one . No fuss recipe. Chopped celery- 1/2 cup Diced cucumber- 1 cup Fresh cherries- 10-12 Steamed green peas- 1/4th cup Toasted walnuts handful Parsley chopped- 1 tblspn Freshly ground black pepper- 1/2 tspn Thick curd 1/4th cup Lemon juice- 1 tspn Extra virgin olive oil 2 tblspn Salt to taste Method- Mix everything…

Kashmiri Mutton Gushtaba, Mutton balls in yogurt curry

This is my families all time favourite dish. This is one of the popular Kashmiri Pandit cuisine . High on flavour with minimal spices. Very mild on toingue but very satisfying. Kashmiri cuisine have two types of cooking style of same dish. One is of Kashmiri Pandit that is of Hindu community another id Muslim…

Chopped Celery- 1 cup , Garlic chopped- 1 tblspn, Onion chopped- 2 tblspn , Sliced potato- 1 medium size , Bay leaf 1, Cayan pepper- 1/4th tspn, Black pepper crushed- 1 tspn, Thin Cashew paste- 2 tblspn , Fresh cream/curd/ sour cream 2 tblspn, Nigela seeds/Kalonji- 1/2 tspn, White sesame seeds- 1 tspn , Cashew…

Mutton Shami Kabab…Eid special

Eid celebration during Lockdown. We are Hindu but being brought up in diversified cultures in India, do celebrate most of the festivals specially when it is related to Food. Eid celebration means, shopping eating out Kababs, Quorma Biryani , Haleem, Sheer Khurma and the list goes on. In lockdown no dine out so made most…

Melon Scrape Chutney..zero waste cooking

I have taken up the challenge myself for following  zero waste cooking during this lock down. Using all peels scrapes either to make some curries, stir fries or even to make stalks. Bought 1 melon and in my last post I posted the recipe of Pan cakes made with white scrapes of water melon. It…

Melon Peel Pancake… Dosa…No waste cooking

Come Summer time..its Melon time ….but alas!!! Locked down at home..60+ are strictly advised to stay at home..Can’t visit market to fetch fresh fruits and vegetables…I am missing shopping in vegetable and fruit markets. The aroma, searching out for best picking the right one. Ah…. Depending on home deliveries which I always hated. I was…

Making Besan Gutta…easy technique to make Marwadi Gutta…

We find Marwadi Bhojanalaya in many parts of India and one of the dish in the thali would be Gutta curry. These guttas are actually steamed dumplings made with gram flour or Besan as known in India. They are extremely nutritious if eaten steamed. These dumplings are eaten in many ways and numerous dishes are…