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…

DAAB CHINGRI….prawns cooked in a coconut shell

“Daab Chingri” or prawns cooked in a cocoanut shell, is considered unique  and one of the most delectable dish among Indian Bengali dishes. You will be amused to know how this exotic dish is prepared by using only few ingredients. It is cooked inside the coconut shell and served straight out of the coconut shell….

Mutton Rezala

Rezala is basically  a curd, milk and nut based white mutton curry. Its consistency is free flowing and thinner compared to other Indian mutton curries. It is white in colour but extremely flavourful due to  use of  few but flavourant spices and hot with extracts of whole dry red chilis. It is perfect amalgamation of …

Rasedaar Arbi…..Colosia curry

Arbi/ colocasia/ taro roots,  grows in abundance beside any water body in India.  People are fond of consuming it in many forms. Sweet colocasia of good quality is consumed raw combining with coconut, mustard paste and mustard oil. Its eaten, in boiled form which is very healthy. There are endless recipes from dry, fried, fritters…

Chicken Kodom Phul……..Floral Chicken Dumpling

  Its treat to the eyes  and yummy in tummy. Its decorated chicken dumpling, shaped like flowers. Named after   “Kodom Phul”  , a flower which primarily grows in Tropical Region in India primarily Eastern and southern Part of India .  Its tropical tree native to South and South East Asia. See picture. The dumplings look…

Tadoori Masala Powder

I ground all masalas at home. Right from basic coriander, cumin and garam masala powder which are basic spices required in everyday cooking in Indian household.  Today I am going to prepare Tandoori chicken for dinner. For that just now I grounded the Tandoori Masala for the marination. Sharing it….. Ingredients: Coriander seeds- 4 tblspn…

Grilled Whole Fish…..Karimeen… Pearl Spot Fish

Karimeen Fish is recipes are common in Kerela Household. During our Kerala backwater trip we ate it in out House boat journey. It was a fresh catch from Vembanad lake(as was told by the chef of the houseboat) and populously known as Kala fish to the tourists. May be due to its blackish skin. In…

Prawn Satay…..

Fishi Friday as said by my friend. Does not require speech  so  Straight to the recipe.   Ingredients: Medium size prawns, Jumbow or Tiger prawns– 10 Garlic & onion powder- 1 tblspn (Substitute it with garlic and onion liquid extracts) Chipotle sauce- 2 tblspn Olive oil- 2 tspn (divided) Butter- 1 tblspn Lemon juice- 1…

Egg White Salad

I found this recipe in a facebook group  #Eatlo India. The recipe credit goes to my beautiful facebook friend Nimrata Kaur. She made it as her breakfast dish. I was fascinated by the simple though luscious, healthy recipe. The key ingredients are Egg whites and Greek Yogurt or hung curd as we call it in…

Ice apple lemon Smoothie…..

Another cool cool recipe with ice apple. For 2 glass: Take two ice apple peeled and chopped. 4-6 spoon powdered sugar. Sugar quantity depends on the sweetness of the fruit. Sometimes they are bland, then you need to add 3 spoon sugar against 1 apple. 1/2 tspn pink/black salt. Juice of 1 small lemon. Put…