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Thandai

Here I am coming up with a Holi special recipe-THANDAI, made with a lot of dry fruits and few other spices. Ingredients: Milk- 4 cups ( boiled and cooled) Sugar- as per needed Almonds- 1/2 cup Cashew nuts- 1/2 cup Pistachio- 1/2 Cup Cardamom- 6 nos. Black pepper- 1/2 tablespoon Saffron- a pinch (boiled in 2 tablespoon of...

Shahi Tukda

Shahi Tukda is a family favorite sweet dish all the way from India. The recipe is too delicious and easy as well. This is something you can make all a sudden without any kind of planning and with the readily available ingredients of your pantry. Ingredients: For the Sugar Syrup: Sugar- 1/2...
Payasam is a Kerala style dessert made with rice/wheat /certain type of lentils along with milk / coconut milk. Onam Sadya cannot be completed without one or two types of payasams. Let's check the recipe of parippu payasam made with mung dal. Ingredients: Mung Dal / cherupayar parippu- 1 cup Grated Coconut-2...
Are you looking for some quick fix for dinner..?? here is something that I makes on lazy nights.. the best part of this Achari roasted chicken is that, you are investing zero effort.. but the outcome is almost like a grand feast.. my family loves this spicy juicy roasted...

Dal Karela Sabzi

A sweet and tangy recipe with Bitter gourd and Lentils. A typical North Indian cuisine. Ingredients: Karela / bitter gourd – 2 ( sliced thin) Chana Dal- 1/4 cup ( washed and soaked in water for at least 2 hours ) Onion- 1 (chopped ) Dried mango/ Amchur powder- 1 tablespoon Red chilly powder- 1/2...
Are you looking for some quick fix for dinner..?? here is something that I makes on lazy nights.. the best part of this Achari roasted chicken is that, you are investing zero effort.. but the outcome is almost like a grand feast.. my family loves this spicy juicy roasted...
I’m a person who is absolutely in love with Indian Spices..Even if I’m preparing International cuisines, I prefer adding a bit of Indian spices in order to customize the recipe according to our taste buds.. So here is my recipe of Garam Masala.. Ingredients: Cloves-2 tablespoon Cinnamon- 2 Sticks Cardamom- 2 tablespoon Star anise-...
Yes!!! Brussel Sprouts cooked in Kerala style..another cooking experiment of mine, combining cute little Brussel Sprouts all the way from Belgium, with a Kerala dish!! I am sure you will love it.. Ingredients: Brussel sprouts- around 20 (sliced thin) Coconut -1/4 cup ( grated ) Cumin seeds-1/2 teaspoon Green chilies-3 Red chilies-3 Mustard seeds-1/4 teaspoon shallots- a...

Aloo Gosht Curry

Gosht or Lamb is something all non vegetarians love to eat..My family too loves eating Lamb or mutton dishes. Here is a yummy Aloo Gosht curry which was a super hit in the dining table. Tried to keep the recipe less oily and simple, yet tasty.. Ingredients: Lamb- 300 grams Onion- 2...
None of us wants to eat the same kind of food every time..All are looking for varieties in food, right?? So here is a new recipe with chicken-RESTAURANT STYLE CHICKEN CHUKKA. Ingredients: Chicken – 500 grams Shallots-250 grams Ginger- 1/2 inch piece( finely chopped ) Garlic-10-12 cloves( finely chopped) Green chilly-3 Red chilly- 3 Curry leaves- a...

Apple Halwa

One day, the idea of blending apple with the Indian Halwa came to my mind. So the new recipe was born:)!! And it was a super hit.. Ingredients: apple-6 condensed milk- 1/2 tin Desi ghee / Butter- 2 spoon sugar-1 cup milk-1/2 glass cardamom -6 almonds-a handful(finely chopped ) Full recipe: Apple Halwa