Nalli Nihari / Paya Nihari

Nalli Nihari is one of the famous recipes from Luckhnow, made with the leg pieces of lamb, they are cooked in special spices. Nahari should be cooked on low heat for long, and the curry has to be sticky, the longer you cook the stickier it is. It is served with Kulcha. Preparation Time: 15 Minutes…

Chilli Chicken

Chilli Chicken is a very popular Indo-Chinese dish often served as a starter or as an accompaniment to a main dish. Ingredients: Chicken – 500 gms Capsicum – 2, medium, diced Green Chillies – 4 to 5, chopped Garlic – 4 cloves, chopped Shallots (Sambar Onions) – 20, chopped Soy Sauce – 2 tsp Chilli…

Kerala Prawn Curry

A simple, delicious and easy to make Kerala style Prawn Curry with coconut milk. Can be served with rice or as a side dish to idli or dosa too. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms Coconut Milk – 200 ml Onions – 200 gms Tomatoes – 200 gms Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp Juice of…

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…