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Hyderabadi Style Chicken 65

J was doing his engineering course in Military College of Engineering in Secunderabad, when we got married. Soon after marriage we headed to Secunderabad. It was there that I got to taste Chicken 65 for …

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Murg Musallam

After a couple of futile attempts at making a fabulous Murg Musallam, I had almost given up the idea of attempting again. The other day I had bought a whole chicken. While scouring through recipes, …

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Crab Risotto

The dilemma I face when it comes to cooking food, is to strike a balance between the liking of my boys. While J is fond of Indian food, preferably authentic Kerala cuisine, D is a stark contrast. So the deal I struck between them is to cook the food of their choice on alternate days 🙂 Lately as J has to do a lot of travelling, I try my experiments with other cuisine while he’s away. My latest experiment was making Risotto. Risotto is an Italian dish in which rice is cooked in stock to a creamy consistency. After going…

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Paneer Bhurji (Scrambled Cottage Cheese)

Paneer bhurji is a dish that can be whipped up in a jiffy. This goes well with any Indian bread.

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Piri Piri Sauce/Peri Peri Sauce

Piri Piri sauce is a hot sauce of Portuguese origin and is made of chillies. Ideally bird’s eye chilli is used to prepare the sauce. As I didn’t have any fresh red chillies with me, I decided to use dried chillies. The recipe I followed is that of BBC Good Food. You may want to adjust the number of

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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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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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Beef Strips Stir Fried with Red Chillies

The other day I was racking my brain to prepare a snack item, using beef, that isn’t too spicy. All thepreparationsI knew of had generous amounts of spices.That’s when the conversation I had with my little sis came to my mind. She had mentioned about a dish she had prepared with chicken, which was a

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