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Chicken Recipes

Hyderabadi Murg Korma (Cashewnut-based Chicken Curry)

I finally managed to grab a copy of Jiggs Kalra’s collection of recipes named ‘Prashad, Cooking with Indian Masters’. This book contains recipes from different parts of India, that too narrated by the Chefs themselves. I would definitely recommend this book to all those interested in trying out vari

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Chicken Kathi Rolls

Coming up with something different as evening snacks, almost on a daily basis, when D comes back after his play is one of my constant worries during the day. The boy would be all tired n hungry and if I don’t put something worthwhile on the table, he might even eat me up. I am sure this dilemma is f

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Chicken Momos

Momo is a type of dumpling native to Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim and other Himalayan states of India. My first rendezvous withMomos was during our stay in Sikkim. It was another ‘Love at first bite’ for me. Though there are fried as well as steamed versions of Momos, my personal favourite is the st

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Cashew Chicken

Cooking was the last thing on my mind when we embarked on the Dubai trip. But when my cousins, with whom we were staying, indicated their eagerness to taste one of my creations, I decided to take time off, in the midst of our hectic trip. The biggest challenge, when cooking in somebody else’s kitche

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Fried Chicken Liver Chilli

During my college days, I used to stay in a hostel near our college in Mangalore. Sometimes on Sundays, a sudden plan would take shape in someones head, to eat out. The next moment, we all would be out of our rooms, ready to head to ‘Hao Hao’, our favourite hangout for Chinese cuisine. I used to lov

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Chicken Curry

Usually while making run of the mill dishes at home, I don’t follow any particular recipe as such. I just add the ingredients according to what comes to my mind at that moment. By the end of the day I would have completely forgotten how I made the dish. The trouble starts when a few days later, the

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Hunan Chicken

The other day, while I was searching for a chicken recipe to go with the Szechuan Fried Rice, I stumbled upon the recipe of Hunan Chicken. The picture was so visually appealing that I didn’t have any second thoughts. I just decided to go ahead and nail it. Though the recipe called for boneless chick

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Chicken Roast – Mom's Style

If you ask me to name some of my favouritechickendishes, my Mom’s style Chicken Roast would beamongthe top ones. I like this dish for its thick gravy and the potato juliennesin it. These juliennes absorbs the taste of the gravy and they taste even better than the chicken itself. This is probably the

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Goan Chicken Xacuti

Xacuti, pronounced Shakuti, is a Goan curry consisting of grated coconut, onion and spices. It is pretty much similar to the Varutharacha Curry that we make in Kerala. It was the name of this dish, which drew me into trying it. The name sounds stylish, and seems to be rhyming with that of some Itali

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Creamy Pasta with Roasted Chicken

This time when D requested for Pasta, I wanted to try something new, something quite different from what I had been making. A quick look at my saved recipes, I came across this Creamy Penne Pasta with Roasted Chicken recipe from ‘Simple Daily Recipes’. It was indeed a simple recipe and it turned out

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Lemon Coriander Chicken Noodle Soup

Whenever I feel lazy for very elaborate cooking, I take refuge in ‘One dish Meals’. Lemon Coriander Chicken Noodle Soup is one such meal extremely easy on the stomach and ideal for the health conscious. So last Sunday was my calling when I had all the ingredients and the right mood to experiment. He

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Chettinad Chicken

Chettinad cuisine is the cuisine of the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu state in South India. Chettinad cuisine is famous for its use of a variety of spices used in preparing mainly non-vegetarian food. The dishes are hot and pungent with fresh ground masalas.(Courtesy: Wikipedia) Chettinad chicken i

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Ayam Masak Merah (Red Cooked Chicken)

I was inspired to try my hand at a Malay cuisine while I was watching the program ‘Food Safari’ on TV. Though a Malay dish, Ayam Masak Merah or Red-Cooked Chicken is very similar to the famous Italian dish, Chicken Cacciatore, except for its spicy hotness.Coincidentally, the Malay cooking technique

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Kadai Chicken

Kadai Chicken is yet another popular recipe in this part of the world. The word “Kadai” in Hindi means Wok. How the dish got its name is still a mystery to me. This recipe is by one of my favourite books, written by Jiggs Kalra. Even though the original recipe doesn’t call for either onions or capsi

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Cream Chicken

As a person looking forward to culinaryexperiments, my biggest source of ideas come from TV shows, magazines and of course the internet. Last night while I was watching the show “Highway on my Plate”, I got interested in the dish ‘Cream Chicken’ from Chawla’s Chicken. Even though their website gave

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Coriander Chicken

Today I was busy packing and was just not in the mood for any elaborate cooking. One quick look at the pantry and I saw chicken and a whole lot of coriander leaves. So that’s it….. Decision made. It’s going to be Coriander Chicken. No recipe books, no TV shows,no net browsing, not even my diary…

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Butter Chicken a.k.a Murgh Makhani.. No Grill, No Bake Version

When you are thinking about food and the word Punjab is mentioned, what is the dish that comes to your mind? For me it’s Butter Chicken. Those juicy, succulent, char-grilled chicken pieces cooked in a rich gravy. Yum…I am already drooling…. Luckily, I have my plate of butter chicken by my side..

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Chicken Teriyaki

The first time we tasted Chicken Teriyaki was during our US trip. It’s a Japanese dish with soy sauce and sugar as its base. Ever since wereturnedfrom our trip, I have been making it often and its one of D’s favourites. All you adventurous people, looking for a change, can try your hand at it. 🙂 T

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