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Kale Moti Biryani (Bengal Gram Biryani)

Yesterday I was in a mood to try out something new and so I started flipping through my diary in search of some interesting long lost recipes. That was when I came across the recipe of Kale MotiBiryani, written down in my diary long back. Though I am not a great fan of Bengal gram, I decided to try

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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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Pakora or Pakoda

Munching piping hot Pakoras and sipping hot cup of tea is a good way to spend any evening during winters. Pakoras can be made easily. Here’s the recipe of potato Pakoras aka Aloo Pakora. You can use paneer, spinach, onions or any other vegetable of your choice Pakora or Pakoda

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Simple and Easy Beef Curry

Today I am presenting the recipe of a simple Beef Curry. This is a quick and easy way to make a beef curry, which goes well with rice and rotis/chappatis. I am sure that I need not specially mention that it tastes well too Simple and Easy Beef Curry

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Russian Salad

I had my first tryst with Russian Salad during one of the parties at the Officer’s mess soon after marriage. My liking for this salad was instantaneous. Though it took a while to figure out how to make it, I am delighted to say that the first try itself was a huge success. Well… for those of you,

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Aloo-Phali Sabji (Potato-Long beans Stir fry)

Travelling all over the country and getting to taste a wide variety of different Indian cuisines has been one of the best things of being married to someone with a transferable job. With so much of variety you couldn’t ask for more.Aloo Phali Sabji is one easy to make sabji I caught on along the way

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Mutton Cutlets

Cutlets…One of my favourite snacks since my childhood days. It happens to be J and D’s favourite too!! This is one those snack items where none of is satisfied by having just 2 or 3. The more the better. So much that even if it is served as meal, it would be welcomed heartily. These Cutlets can be

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Pirozhki or Stuffed Buns

Pirozhki, in Russian, means individual-sized baked or fried buns stuffed with a variety of fillings. Initially when I came across this name, I was really intrigued by the name itself. Only when I googled it did I realise that it meant Stuffed Buns. The dough was prepared following the recipe from Ra

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Dum Aloo (Baby potatoes cooked in a Curd based gravy)

Whenever I wanted to prepare Dum Aloo and looked to buy baby potatoes, luck never favoured me. I had to be satisfied with larger potatoes cut to size. So when I spotted baby potatoes in the market the other day, I couldn’t thank my stars enough. 🙂 There seems to be many versions of Dum Aloo like t

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Vegetable Biryani

The other day my cousin asked me to put up some vegetarian recipes as it was lent period. Keeping the request in mind, I prepared Vegetable Biryani. It is an ‘easy to prepare’ wholesome meal. Here goes the recipe…… 🙂 Vegetable Biryani

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Masamman Curry..Bring home a piece of Thailand.. :-)

Masamman Curry is a typical Southern Thai dish, which can be prepared with any meat or Tofu. Ever since I saw this dish being made in an episode of Masterchef Australia, I decided to make it myself. I don’t know how authentic it tastes. We had it with rice and loved it. I got the recipe from Real Th

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Aloo Matar (Stir fried Potatoes with Peas)

D likes potatoes and peas. So I didn’t have to think twice when I wanted to make a ‘Dry Side Dish’. Turning my kitchen into a lab, I set about with the preparation of my dry version of Aloo Matar. Thankfully D loved it. Yay!!! 🙂
Aloo Matar

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Chicken Peralan.. A Kerala Style Chicken curry

Few days back, a friend of ours had requested me to put up some South Indian recipes. That set me thinking..What should I put up ?? After racking my brains for a while, I decided on trying out Chicken Peralan, a chicken curry with a thick gravy. This recipe was something that I hadn’t tried for a lo

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