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…

Green Banana Skin!!Mashed!!! Hummus- Bangalir Kanch Kolar Khosha Makha

Yes!!! Banana has loads of nutrients.  So are banana peels. They are safe to eat however, it should be washed thoroughly in water due to spraying on commercially grown bananas.  It has bitter taste if eaten uncooked. They are eaten in several ways. In many Asian countries they are boiled on skin and cooked as…

Garlic Chicken- A perfect dinner recipe!!!

This delicious rustic chicken with garlic flavor makes a perfect dinner for garlic lovers.  The chicken is moist and the sauce is rich and full of garlic. Perfect pair with some herbed mashed potato and slice of bread. This goes well with flat bread or pita bread too. However separating and peeling of lots and…

Kale Chane Ka Saag – Makki Roti- Winter Special!!!!

Kala Chana is Black chick pea. It has darker seeds and rough coat. It is mostly grown in India, Pakistan, South Asia, Ethiopia, Mexico & Iran. than leaves. We Indians are fond of greens. Before these plants goes for harvesting, we start using its soft green leaves in our meals. Even the grams when they…

Baked egg in Tomato Belly- Egg curry with difference

I keep watching cooking website of village cooking and countryside cooking. This dish is inspired from such a website wherein an old lady of 105 years with wrinkled thin face was preparing this dish in a earthen vessel over  wood fire.  She broke the egg over hollowed tomato and closed it with using a lime…

Dum ki Gosht Biryani

Dum means to “breath in”. This is cooking technique wherein cooking is done after sealing the vessel on a slow fire using very few spices. The cooking is done in the air formed inside the vessel which is Dum. The sealing of the lid of the vessel with dough  leads to  air locked inside the…

Stew- Chicken- Murgir Jhol

Murgir Jhol, its comfort  food of Bengali Household in India.  Murgi means chicken and Jhol means light curry or stew. When you want to prepare something quickly, healthy , tasty and not with many ingredients, this is the kind of dish everybody will love to have whether  in lunch or in dinner. You need minimum…

Upside down fruit muffins- Cranberries-Blueberries-Candied Fruits

In India we rarely get fresh cranberries or blueberries, so baked these muffins with dry berries. These do not give rich   colour to the sauce as in case of using fresh berries. In that case, one can use red food colour to make the muffins more attractive. Of course colour does not make any difference…

Choco Banana Cup Cakes

 Another in the series of muffins. Now it is the turn of cup cakes. All purpose flour- 200 gms- 1 cup Granualated sugar- 130 gms- 1 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder- 35 gms 1/3 cup Baking powder- ¾ tspn Baking Soda- ¾ tspn Salt- ¼ tspn(if using oil or unsalted butter) Over ripe banana – ½ cup…

Pineapple- Orange- Upside down muffins

Yield : 12 muffins Total Time: 1hr. Ingredients: All purpose flour 1 ½ cup Pineapple slices fresh or canned- 6 Baking powder- 2 tspn Melted Butter or white oil- ½ cup Sugar – 1 cup Brown sugar- ½ cup or 12 tblspn Vanilla extracts- 2 tspn Pineapple juice- ½ cup Milk- ½ cup Egg whites…

Joy of Baking- Muffins

At last back from my hibernation of long two months. It was maddening with food festivals, wedding, dine out, going commercial with my dishes. Bzy Bzy Bzy. Its not that I did not cook these days, I cooked, clicked and saved for future share in blogs.  So I am back here and start with my…

WELCOME 2018!!!!

WISHING ALL MY FRIENDS AND FOLLOWERS ON THIS BOARD A VERY HAPPY, HEALTHY, CHEERFUL & HAPPENING NEW YEAR !!!!!!.. KEEP SMILING, KEEP BLOGGING……. Recipe coming soon……

Desi… Atta cake… Wheat flour….jaggery…carrot…dates!!!

So Desi, so healthy. Cake with wheat flour, jaggery, carrot, dates. No sugar, no butter, no egg. Recipe credit to Rupali, her blog madaboutcookingwithrupali.com. The recipe was so interesting that I thought of trying it. The basic ingredients are same with little change here and there, the final result was awesome. Instead of pressure cooker…