RAVA KESARI

Rava Kesari is a popular sweet from South India which is made with Semolina, sugar and loaded with Ghee. It just melts in your mouth and you just cant resist. You can even make a double colour Kesari. Just avoid adding food colour in one portion of Kesari and layer it. PREP TIME 10 mins COOK TIME…

BOONDI LADOO

Boondi ladoo or kunja ladoos is a popular sweet all across India. Boondis are made with besan or better known a gram flour. they are deep fried in ghee and then sugar coated. These ladoos are usually made for festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Navratri, Diwali etc. PREP TIME 10 mins COOK TIME 40 mins TOTAL TIME…

Blueberry Falooda Ice Cream

Prep time – 30 mins Cook time – 10 mins Total time – 40 mins Serves: 4 Ingredients Milk – 4 cups+1/2 cup Blueberries – 12-15 Sugar – ¼ cup Vermicelli – ¼ cup Sabja seeds – 2 tbsp Cornflour – 2 tsp Vanilla Ice cream – 4 scoops Mixed nuts (broken almonds, cashews) – 2 tbsp Instructions…

Bhindi Masala

Bhindi masala recipe – a semi dry lightly spiced north indian curry made with okra. Prep Time 20 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 45 mins Servings: 3 to 4 servings Ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml) 200 to 250 grams bhindi (okra or lady finger) 1 medium size onion – chopped 2 medium…

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Hyderabadi chicken biryani is one of the most popular Indian rice recipes around the globe. Biryani is a rice-based dish that derives its flavor from a combination of aged basmati rice and a special blend of spices and herbs. It can be made with chicken, mutton, fish, eggs, or vegetables.The name is derived from the Persian word beryān which means “fried” or “roasted”….

Dhaba Style Chicken Karahi

Named after the wok shaped pot it is cooked in, chicken karahi /kadahi is a quick and easy dish, you will find everywhere in India. Literally everywhere from dhabas to fine restaurants. ‘Dhabas’ are the popular eateries situated on almost all Indian and Pakistani highways, serving wholesome fresh food on 24/7 basis. The food cooked…

Lemon Garlic Chicken Kebabs With Roasted Potatoes

Prepration You can roast the potatoes in oven while making kebabs. But if you don’t like the idea of heating up the oven you could also do them on the stove top. First you need to parboil or microwave the potatoes before they go on the stove top (or in the oven). Let cool down…

Shami Kebab

Shami kebabs are the very popular variety of kebabs in Indian cuisine and also in other South Asian countries.  I’m not sure where the name “shami ‘ comes from, whether it’s from the word ‘sham’ which means evening in Urdu language  because they’re usually served as an evening snack, or whether they come from the…

Mutton Dhansak

Mutton Dhansak, a popular and lip-smacking dish is a favourite amongst the Parsi community. Elements of Persian and Gujarati cuisine are beautifully incorporated in preparing this dish. It is prepared by cooking mutton with a mixture of vegetables and four lentils (tur dal, chowli, val dal and masoor dal). Caramelised brown rice prepared by cooking…

Cheesy Kamis Chicken & Pickle Bites

Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 2 hours Serves: 2 people Ingredients 4 skinless chicken breasts 50g butter 2 eggs 4 mozzarella slices 4 small pickles Kamis chicken seasoning 100g bread crumbs Method 1. Pound your chicken breasts to flatten. 2. Slice the breasts lengthwise into halves. 3. Place mozzarella across the length of each slice and add a pickle into the…

Crispy Mackeral Fish / Bangda

Crispy Mackeral Fish / Bangda – The Special Kokum Recipe. Mackeral fish is also known as Bangda in hindi. Very soft and easy to cook. The recipe is very simple with the basic masalas yet heavenly delicious. The most important aspect in making any fish is its cleaning. Always make sure that your fish is cleaned…

YAM FRY SABJI KERALA STYLE

Chena is the Malayalam name for yam.  The method of making chena mezhukkupuratti is very easy, but the main procedure lies in how to cook yam.  You cannot cook yam like you cook other vegetables.  It is itchy in nature.  The first step is to remove the skin and then cut it into pieces.  After…