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carrot rice

Rice dishes are very popular and loved equally by everyone in India, though the name and style changes from place to place.  Whether it be dal rice, or variety rice or pulao, what ever be the name, everyone loves it.  And in South India, it is a custom to have rice in the afternoon for lunch.  Rice with sambar, upperi or poriyal, pappad, pickle, curd and rasam is considered to

How To Make Kolhapuri Chicken Curry

Hello buddies. I am back again; this time with a scrumptious chicken curry recipe. Kolhapuri dishes are known for setting your tongue on fire and then may be making your eyes water. But you just cannot help eating them because they are so luscious and irresistibly delectable. Kolhapuri chicken curry is one such delicacy that is hugely popular at the restaurants in Maharashtra. My family just loves spicy food and

Sindhi Kadhi Recipe

Being a Sindhi I have a strong affinity to some Sindhi delicacies. Sindhi kadhi, tomato kadhi, fried potato-capsicum, potato-okra, seal phulko, and the quintessential Sindhi Papad are the things I can never say no to. Sindhi kadhi is prepared at least once a week in our home. It’s our go-to recipe when we want to have something soupy, tangy and spicy. We like the kadhi spicy, so this recipe calls

Rice Idli Recipe / Idli Recipe

Hello buddies. Looking for a recipe to make fluffy and delicious idlis, yes? In one of the previous posts I had shared the recipe of rava idli and masala rava idli.  Today I am sharing the recipe idli made from rice and white urad dal. Believe it or not, the taste of rice idlis differs a lot from rava idlis. When the batter is well-fermented, it smells pleasantly sour. Parboiled

Paneer-Chhole Recipe

Hello dear foodies. Are you a fan of Punjabi food? If yes, then you are in for a real treat today. Punjabi cuisine is one of the most loved and popular cuisines of India. Punjabis live their lives to the fullest and the same spirit is reflected in their love for wholesome and lavish food. Be it butter chicken or simple aloo paratha smothered with lots of ghee, no one

Aloo Tamatar Sabzi Recipe

Hello folks. As I had promised in the previous post, I am sharing the recipe of Aloo Tamatar Sabzi. I had served this deliciously tangy dish with Bedmi Puris / Urad Dal Puris . This is a very festive combo. The house gets filled with aromas from the freshly ground spices. This dish consists of boiled potatoes cooked in tangy tomato based gravy. The gravy is moderately spicy. The color of this

Bedmi Puri Recipe / Urad Dal Puri Recipe

Hello dear buddies. With Ganeshotsav going on, festivity has been in the air lately. Today’s recipe is Bedmi Puri with Aloo Tamatar Sabzi. In this post I am sharing the detailed recipe of Bedmi Puri. The recipe of Aloo Tamatar Sabzi will be shared in the following post. Bedmi Puri is a festive recipe. It’s a very filling and delicious deep-fried Indian bread that has its culinary roots in North

Masala Rava Idli Recipe

Idlis are a quick fix to the breakfast dilemmas. Make it from rice, idli rava or just the plain rawa; they always come out delicious, healthy and filing. Previously I had shared the idli recipe made from idli rava. Today’s recipe is masala rava idli, which is made using the usual semolina and nuts. The nuts and chana daal render a nice crunch and texture to the idlis. This is

Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Step-By-Step Pictures

Hello buddies. Here I am with a brand new rice recipe, Veg Pulao Recipe. Many of us often get confused between vegetable biryani and vegetable pulao. It is really simple to distinguish between biryani and pulao. The biryani is richer than the pulao, spicier and of course more tedious to pull together. The main ingredients, veggies or meats, are cooked in spicy gravy, which is then combined with rice in

Tangy Paneer & Capsicum Stir-Fry

Hello dear readers. I hope you had a blast today on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. We had a lot of guests today and made lavish lunch comprising a spread of yummy but easy-to-make recipes. One of the side-dishes I made was this Tangy Paneer & Capsicum Stir-Fry. It gets ready within minutes and tastes great. It can be paired with naan or roti with daal tadka and raita on

Pav Bhaji Recipe

Hello folks! How have you been? I hope you continue to cook great food and enjoy it with your family. I made pav bhaji yesterday for lunch after so many months. It is a Maharashtrian fast food that is believed to have its roots in Mumbai, where it originated. This is one delicacy I love to the core. It is spicy, tangy and has a characteristic flavor that comes from the special spice mix known

Paneer Mushroom Masala Recipe

Hi there! Looking for a recipe for which you can use whatever you have in your fridge today? Well for me, “cleaning the refrigerator” cooking is very exciting. I start blank without a plan. I just dig the veggies out and come up a recipe impromptu. It’s absolute joy thinking quickly and executing the thoughts in your head and coming up with a scrumptious dish. The end result is like a

Vegetable Jalfrezi Recipe

Today I created a really colorful dish from my Mom’s old recipe diary. It is ‘Vegetable Jalfrezi’ and it is filling and delicious. It consists a variety of vegetables, cubed and sautéd in thick gravy. I also added some paneer, because it adds substance to the recipe. And naturally, I tried out a different spice mix. I used Maggi Masala-e-Magic to this recipe and it gave a nice zest to

Shahi Paneer Recipe

Hello buddies! I hope you had a great time with your friends today on the occasion of International Friendship Day. What a great excuse to take a break from our hectic lives and spend time with our friends just like the old days! Go out, watch a movie, eat great food and just make merry! It gets even better when you cook a lavish meal for your buddies! Today I

Indo-Chinese style Stir-Fried Veggies in Orange Juice Recipe

Hi there dear foodies! Looking for a nice Chinese recipe today? Well lucky day! Today, it’s the recipe of stir-fried veggies cooked with orange juice. It is bursting with oriental flavors of ginger-garlic, soy sauce and chilies. As it has so many fresh vegetables and it teams up perfectly with brown rice and noodles alike. I like having it with egg fried rice. I added the vegetables I had at

How To Make Chicken Curry

Hi there! Today it is a chicken recipe. This is a Home-Style Chicken Curry recipe. It is a really easy chicken recipe. Several friends on Twitter had been requesting me for an interesting and simple chicken curry recipe, which is equally delicious. Hence, I thought what could be better than home-style chicken curry. It has the right balance of spices, smack of fresh lime and sugariness of palm sugar. My

Jeera Aloo Recipe

  Hi there. If you are wondering what to cook as a side-dish for daal and rice that is tasty, easy and gets ready within minutes , you have come to a right place. Today it’s the Jeera Aloo recipe. If you have been following my recipes here, you already know that I am such a huge fan of potatoes. This Jeera Aloo recipe is my attempt to replicate the one I

Tangy Tawa Paneer Recipe

After 3 delightful paneer recipes, I present to you Tawa Paneer Recipe! Tawa Paneer is a spicy and tangy paneer delicacy that is sure to tickle your taste-buds. It is a feisty-looking tangy gravy that is way different from its rich and creamy cousins that Paneer Butter Masala and Paneer Tikka Masala are. Not to mention how wonderful the tawa gravy smells. This dish is prepared on a tawa or

How To Make Aloo Matar

Restaurant Style Aloo Matar Recipe Aloo Matar is the timeless classic of India’s culinary world. It is a delicious curry consisting of green peas and potatoes. This is one of the most loved Indian recipes. The vegetarian lot out there can swear by this delicacy. I made this curry restaurant style. Home-style curries were beginning to irk me! The different flavors amiably mingle with each other. The gravy is rich

Paneer Tikka Masala Recipe (No Oven Required)

Hi there. Here I am again with a delicious surprise for all the vegetarians out there. Paneer or Indian cottage cheese is something that vegetarians think is magic. Paneer is the great source of protein for those who follow a strict vegetarian diet. But vegetarian does not have to mean boring. Like basmati rice, paneer is one ingredient that is meant for absorbing flavors from the spices that are added to it. The flavours team