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…

Crepes…..Thin shiny Savoury Crepes…

Creps and pan cakes are brother sister. At least I feel so. Both require almost same ingredients for batter. The difference is of consistency and fluffiness. Pancakes are liked fluffy and the crapes are best when thin. Both can be sweet or savoury. Crepes could be filled where the pancakes are topped. Today I prepared…

Jhola Gur Ginger Cinnamon Cookies

Jhola Gur wonder. This is my first trial with cookies that too in Desi style the Bongway. Jhola gur or liquid Kejur gur, is date jaggary made from sap of date palm tree and it resembles to molasse in texture and colour.    In all the impressive and authentic recipes,  I come across Molasses as a…

Caramalized orange upside down cake…

There is nothing like the aroma of a freshly baked cake in your kitchen from scratch. Baking is all about measuring of ingredients , combining the ingredients and baking in right temperature. Keep an eye while its baking and take it out before its overdone. Happiness on the plate.  Ingredients: For Caramel 2 medium ripe…

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…

Chicken Salami…..Home Style

  This is one thing which is used  extensively in  my family. Be it  in breakfast or in evening snack, specially  In sandwiches, pizzas or even in burgers. Market bought products are fine in texture looks tempting but as we all know they contain preservatives…which makes it unhealthy.  I decided to give it a try…

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…

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…

Frittata- Spanish Omelette!!!Comfort food par excellence…

Frittata is a Spanish thick flat omelette, packed with flavours and could be consumed at any temperature.  The Spanish classic recipe contains only three ingredients, Eggs, Potatoes and onion. However, many variations have come up along with its three key  ingredients. Bell peppers, Cheese, olives and the spices, herbs of your choice.  I have added…