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Mutton Curry

One thing that excited me the most about coming to Hyderabad, was the fact that my best friend from college stays here. The thought of getting together more often was always a welcome thought. During one of those get togethers at her place, she had made this amazing mutton curry. We all loved it so

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Rajasthani Kadhi

Here’s the recipe of Rajasthani Kadhi that I have been following for a while. This is a Tarla Dalal recipe. Rajasthani Kadhi Source: Tarla Dalal

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Machher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

The other day, when I bought some pomfret, I badly wanted to try out some new dish. Somehow, Machher Jhol was the first thing that came into my mind. Machher Jhol is a traditional Bengali Fish Curry, where in Machher means fish and Jhol means curry. The Bengalis prefer Hilsa, Katla and Rohu, but use

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Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala is one of the most famous Indian dish the world over. So much that it has been declared as the national dish of UK. Chicken Tikka Masala a dish comprising of char grilled chicken pieces in a tomato- onion based gravy. One can find a lot of variations to the preparation of this d

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Nizami Tarkari Hundi

Last Sunday, while reading the newspaper, I came across a recipe called Nizami Trakari Hundi, a recipe from the Khansamas. As the name suggests, this is a Nizami preparation. After a quick check on the ingredients, I decided to prepare it right away. the end result was a rich, flavourful side dish I

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Poached Egg Curry

Here’s the recipe of Poached Egg curry, something you can whip up in a jiffy. This curry goes very well with Roti, bread, Appam etc

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Chicken Iguru- Andhra Style Curry

Though I had heard the name Chick Iguru plenty of times during our stay in Hyderabad, I never really got to taste or make it. So, the other day, when a friend of mine asked me if I have cooked it, I decided to give it a shot. Next step was to search the net. But sadly, the more I looked into different recipes, the more confused I was. On enquiring with some Telugu speaking friends, I learnt that Iguru means semi- gravy. So after comparing a few recipes and understanding the common ingredients, I decided to try it my way. Whether it tastes like the authentic Iguru is yet to be known. But we ended up wiping our plates clean 🙂

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Peethiwaali Machchi (Batter Fried Fish in an Onion based Gravy)

Peethiwaali Machchi is an Avadhi dish. I got this recipe from Jiggs Kalra’s collection. Here’s the recipe. Peethiwali Machchi Source: Jiggs Kalra

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Cabbage Theeyal

The other day I was going through my food pictures and realised there were quite a few recipes in the pending list. One of them was Cabbage Theeyal, a recipe I found in Ammachiyude Adukkala. Theeyal is popular South Indian side dish comprising of roasted and ground coconut along with spices, cooked

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Parippu Varutharachathu (Pigeon peas with roasted and ground coconut)

A few months back, I was looking to prepare some variety of Kerala style gravies. That’s when I came across a recipe by my friend Sherin. Parippu Varutharachathu..Pigeon peas with roasted and ground coconut. Parippu thenga arachu vachathu has been something I was used to, but Varutharachathu was new

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Szechwan Hot Fish

Ever since we have moved in to Indian School of Business, I have been trying to figure out a way to get fresh fish of my choice. Initially I was thrilled to see the seafood section in an online store called BigBasket. But my happiness was short lived when I found that it had no stock of the seafood

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Chemmeen Thengakothu Curry (Prawns and Coconut Bits Curry)

Last week, I was preparing a Kerala fare for lunch. Though I had decided on the dry side dish, I was stuck with the gravy. I was thinking of using up the prawns but just couldn’t think of any that called for ingredients I had in stock. That’s when an SOS call was made to my Mom. She suggested a Praw

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Dal Pakhtooni (Black gram in a Tomato-Cream based gravy)

It was one of the days when I was in the mood to try out something new. So, as usual, I started looking into my bookmarked recipes. The recipe that caught my attention was Dal Pakhtooni. It was probably the name that attracted me to it…a name that I have never heard…but at the same time, a simpl

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Fish Curry

I was really missing fish back in Agra and tried to make the most of my vacation by making varieties of seafood dishes. One such dish was a simple fish curry using onions and tomatoes. The first time I was introduced to this preparation was by a good friend Mrs Gordon. I was indeed surprised to see

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Daal Palak (Mung Bean Lentils with Spinach)

Today’s recipe is that of Daal Palak, a simple and easy to make recipe. This is a very nutritious dish as well. Daal Palak (Mung Bean Lentils with Spinach)

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Milagu Kozhi Chettinad (Chettinad Pepper Chicken)

My sincere apologies to all my readers for not updating the site as often as you all would expect me to do. Being in the midst of packing our household for the next relocation, I was hardly getting any time to sit down and write the recipes. So,yesterdaywhen I made Milagu Kozhi Chettinad aka Chett

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Kadai Gosht Hussainee

Here’s another yummy recipe from the Jiggs Kalra collection. Kadai Gosht Hussainee, a mild Kadai dish. Kadai Gosht Hussainee Source : Jiggs Kalra

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Mutton Korma

This is one of the tastiest Mutton dishes we have ever tasted. It was love at first bite. I got the recipe from the TV program Highway On My Plate. You could prepare this dish with any meat of your choice. Mutton Korma Source : Highway on my plate

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