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Wish you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year !! The last couple of weeks was hectic for me. Guests at home, trip to home town, functions, class reunion, get together….the list goes on…Despite having a hectic schedule, I have to admit, I enjoyed every single moment. Now that I am back in my nest

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Dal Makhani -Restaurant Style

At least some of you may relate to the story when I say I always wanted to prepare Dal Makhani, the restaurant style. I have lost count of the variations of recipes I tried. Nothing came close to what I tasted in restaurants. I had given up all hopes of making it at home when I chanced upon an artic

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Dum Paneer Kali Mirch (Peppery Cottage Cheese Gravy)

This is a recipe for those Paneer lovers, looking for a variety.

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Thandai (Chilled Almond Drink)

Here’s a lesser known fact about me. I do not take juices or any beverages except tea or coffee. So it was always challenging for me when it came to serving guests any drinks. It may sound funny, but even mixing Tang seemed to be a dreadful task. Thankfully D would help me with the taste test and ma

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Dal Bukhaara

I have always wondered what the difference between Dal Makhani and dal Bukhaara is. After a lot of search I came across a write up by Vir Sanghvi on the same. According to him, Dal Makhani is made with Black gram, Bengal gram and Kidney grams, whereas Dal Bukhaara is made with just black gram. Anoth

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Mango Ice Cream

Few years back Ice cream used to be a standard dessert at home. The recipe I followed back then had ingredients like GMS etc. Once we moved to some remote location, where such ingredients were unheard of, I stopped making. The urge to make ice cream also died down with it. Recently I came across a p

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Methi Malai Murg (Fenugreek flavoured Creamy Chicken)

Methi Malai Murg is a simple North Indian preparation of Chicken. The words Methi, Malai and Murg stands for Fenugreek, Cream and Chicken respectively. This is a recipe I came across a couple of years ago and got hooked on to it. Pretty simple preparation and tasty too. Methi Malai Murg (Fenugreek

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Strawberry Cheesecake- No Bake

First of all, let me take this opportunity to wish all my readers a Fabulous New Year. How about starting the New Year on a sweet note? I had been eagerly looking forward to the strawberry season so that I could tick off some of the must try recipes from my list. Strawberry Cheesecake was one of tho

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Chocolate Ganache Filling

Here’s the recipe of the Chocolate Ganache filling for Chocolate Tarts. This recipe yields filling for approximately 10 tartlets. You can find the recipe of tart shells here. Chocolate Ganache Filling

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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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Trifle

Couple of days back, we had called some guests over for dinner. As it was a continental fare, I wanted to prepare a dessert that went along with it. A quick look at the pantry and I spotted the cake made the previous day as well as some fruits. Trifle was the first thing that came into my mind. It h

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Coriander Meatloaf

A mixture of beef and pork can be used to make this meatloaf or you could use any one meat. I have used minced lamb for this preparation.

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Kofta Biryani

If you are looking for a variety in Biryani, you have come to the right place. Kofta Biryani is something that fits the bill perfectly for a sumptuous one pot meal I got the recipe from Vahrevah. However I tweaked the recipe a bit to suits my likings Kofta Biryani Source: _Vahrewah

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Coconut Panna Cotta with Pineapple Jelly

The last few days had been a bit hectic for me. Every time I sit down to write down to write a post, something or the other would come up. A sincere apology is due to all my readers. So here’s presenting the recipe of Coconut Panna Cotta. The best thing about Panna Cotta is that it is very easy to m

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White Truffle Cake

How about something sweet ?? It has been a while since I had posted a dessert recipe. The other day, D was going through a recipe book and shortlisted 3 chocolate based recipes for me. After going through the first choice, I decided to try that as I had all the ingredients in stock…well almost all

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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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Italian Hot Chocolate – Cioccolata Calda

Last Sunday, as soon as Dwoke up he said ” Mama, can you please make Italian Hot chocolate for breakfast today??”. Oh yes, he was specific about the name. As he had bookmarked the recipe, I didn’t have to search for it. He volunteered to help me out as well. Now how could I possibly say No to my lit

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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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