Chingri Muitha

Muitha is a very traditional Bengali dish. The ground fish is mixed with spices, made into balls and fried. These fried dumplings are then cooked in rich gravy and served with rice. Generally it is prepared with Chitol mach or clown knifefish, but I tried preparing it with prawns. Do try out this simple yet delicious recipe….

Rava Idli (Microwave)& Sambar

Idli and sambar- a very common dish in Indian houses.But I gave it a twist by preparing idlis in microwave and preparing sambar without sambar powder. Try out this simple yet mouth-watering recipe of the combo dish.   Ingredients: For The Batter Semolina (rava)-1cup Curd (dahi)-1/4cup Water-1cup Chopped coriander (dhania)-1tbsp Salt- to taste For The…

Buffalo wings with stir fried veggies

Ingredients: Chicken wing pieces-5-6pcs Vinegar-2tsp Black pepper(crushed)-2tsp Salt-to taste Beans (cut in small pieces)-1/4cup Carrot (cut in small pieces)-1/4cup Green capsicum (cut in cube shape)-1/4cup Yellow bell paper (cut in cube shape)-1/4cup Red bell paper (cut in cube shape)-1/4cup Onion (cut in cube)-1/4cup Garlic (minced)-1tsp Ginger (minced)-1tsp Sauce (of your choice, I used Thai sauce,you…

Malaysian Prawn Sambal

Sambal is a very famous Southeast Asian condiment prepared with onion and chilies. There are various types of Sambals-some cooked,some raw,some salty and some sweet. This sambal is a spicy one,very similar with Indian palette. Ingredients: Sambal Onions-3-4pcs Dry red chillies-3pcs Oil-1/4cup Salt-to taste Shrimp Shrimp-250gms Sambal-1/2cup Onion-1pc(sliced) Salt-to taste Sugar-2tsp Green chilly-2-3pcs Oil Method:…

Karahi Fish

You must have tried karahi chicken, karahi paneer and karahi mushroom. But have you tried karahi fish? Do try this simple yet delicious karahi fish recipe. Ingredients: Fish Fillet(cut in cubes)- 8-10pcs Bay leaf-2pcs Cloves-3pcs Cinnamon-1/4of whole piece Green Cardamom-3pcs Chopped onion-1/2cup Tomato puree-1/4cup Ginger paste-1tsp Garlic paste-1tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder-2tsp Coriander powder-2tsp Cumin…

Half grilled chicken mandi

Mandi is a traditional dish of Yemen made either with chicken or lamb. It is now popular among other Arab countries as well. Traditionally, the meat is slow cooked in a tandoor which makes the meat extremely tender and delicious, and served over aromatic rice. Ingredients: Rice-1cup Chicken-half chicken Coriander seeds-1tsp Cumin seeds-1tsp Whole black peppercorn-1tsp Whole…

Chicken Biryani

The word biryani is an Urdu word derived from the Persian language. It is basically a complete meal prepared with rice, spices and meat. Prepare this simple and easy recipe of chicken Biryani. Ingredients: Chicken-250gms Rice-11/2cup Turmeric powder-1tbsp Red Chilly powder-1tbsp Meat Masala-1tbsp Cloves-3pcs Green cardamom-3pcs Black cardamom-1pc Bay leaf-2pcs Cinnamon-1/4pc Star anis-1pc Ghee-4-6tbsp Onion…

Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda, dish of Nizams of Hyderabad, is a bread pudding dessert. Fried breads are dipped in hot milk, boiled with few Indian spices. Try out this simple, yet mouth watering dessert. Ingredients: Full Fat Milk-2cups Condensed Milk-1/2cup Sugar-3tbsp Bread(white or brown)-2pcs Cardamom powder-1tsp Saffrron- 5-6strings Mixed dry fruits, cut into small pieces-2tbsp Ghee-2tbsp Method:…

Mango Ice cream

Ingredients: Mango-1cup Condensed Milk-1cup Whipping Cream-1cup Method: Put whipping cream in a blender and blend it. Make mango purée in blender. In that whipping cream blender jar,add the mango purée and condensed milk,blend it. Take a box,pour the mixture,cover it with cling paper or cover it. Keep it in freezer till ice cream is formed….

Paneer Kofta Curry

Kofta means fried dumplings, which can be made of many things like cottage cheese(paneer), potato,lauki or even cabbage. This is another simple yet delicious recipe. Ingredients: Grated Paneer- half cup Bread-2pcs(White, brown or multi grain) Red chilly powder-2tsp Garam Masala powder-2tsp Cashew-nut paste-2-3tbsp Watermelon seed paste-2tbsp Tomato-1tbsp Curd-1tsp Ginger paste-2tsp Cashew-nut-5-10pcs Raisins-5-10pcs Green Chilly-2-3 Oil-5tbsp…

Pepper Beans

You must have tried pepper chicken or pepper potato, but have you tried pepper beans? Adapted from my mother, this is simple yet delicious dish. Try out this simple recipe. Ingredients: Beans-half a cup(chopped) Tomato-2tbsp(chopped) Black jeera-1tsp(Kalonji) Hing-pinch Green Chillies-1pc Salt to taste Black Pepper-1tbsp Water-2tbsp Oil-2tbsp Method: Take oil in kadai, let it warm….

Cake Pudding

Try out this simple yet mouth watering sweet dish. Ingredients: Chocolate cake(Any brand)-5-6slices (crushed) Any sweet biscuit(I used Parle G)-7-8pcs(crushed) Whipped Cream-100ml Any ice cream of your choice (I used Vanilla flavour)-1scoop Method: Take a bowl, keep crushed cake, using your fingers, place it properly. Then add the crushed biscuit, again with fingers, place it…