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…

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…

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…

Mutton Nihari…Awadhi Zaika

The word “Nihari” originate from Arabic word “Nahar” which means “morning”. Traditionally, Nihari was prepared overnight for 6-8 hours, in large pots for working class laborers, who were involved in construction of Mughal forts and palaces. It was served to labourers the first thing in the morning, for free.  Later it became favourite of masses…

Mango Chicken

Summer Time !!Mango Time.  Enjoy it as luscious fruit. Here I come with a recipe where sweet mangoes are diced, blend with red onion, ginger, jalapeno, lime juice and spicy sambal. Make a sweet & tangy Salsa. Stir fry chicken, add this salsa. Here comes the gorgeous Mango Chicken Stir fry. Perfect balance of Sweetness…

Butter Chicken

My today’s share the popular Butter Chicken, has an interesting history of its evolution. In India,  Butter Chicken was popularized at Moti Mahal Restaurent in New Delhi which was opened by 3 Punjabis namely Kundan Lal Jaggi, Kundan Lal Gujral, and Thakur Dass in  1947. Tandoori chicken and Dal Makhni was also their innovation. Butter…

Tandoori Chicken

  Describing Indian Tandoor and not sharing any Tandoori recipe is injustice to the the technique. I tried my hands on Tandoori chicken, signature dish of Tandoor.  In rural India many household owns an earthen Tandoor. However having an earthen Tandoor in Urban cities is very difficult if you do not have enough open spece….

Restaurant style Afghani Chicken Tikka…

Chicken Tikka is a dish which originated in undivided Punjab of the Indian subcontinent now it is popular Indian dish across the world. Tikka refers to a bite sized piece of boneless meat baked in oven or tandoor  using skewer  after marinating in spices and curd. The pieces are brushed with ghee or butter at…