Egg Lava

Egg Lava is a unique street food that I discovered in the bylanes of Bihar. It is a popular Bihari snack that goes by the local nomenclature of ‘Fried Poach’. Egg Lava is my personal rendition of this drool-worthy appetiser! This dish combines the hot chilli flavours with the gooey egg yolk and voila! you…

Tandoori Soya Chaap

Tandoori Soya Chaap is a contemporary delectable appetiser. It derives its preparation style from the Punjabi cuisine. Based on the lines of the tandoori dishes, this recipe easily finds its way to the appetiser section at any party in India. Although it is a vegetarian recipe, it has the texture of a meat dish, making…

Chicken Dopiaza

This recipe of Chicken Dopiaza is my rendition of this delicious poultry dish. Dopiaza literally means two different types of onions used; so here too I am adding onions made in two different styles. Hope you readers, enjoy making it too! ūüôā Ingredients: Serves 4 2 tbsp oil 8 small onions, halved 2 bay leaves…

Navratan Korma

Navratan Korma is an Indian delicacy made with nine gems (‘Nav’ means nine and ‘ratan’ means gems in Indian) that combine together in Mughlai-style gravy of yogurt, cream and nut paste. These gems can be seen clearly in the picture too; details of which are in the recipe below. This lavish dish is one of…

Tandoori Mutton Chops

Tandoori Mutton Chops is a tasty and succulent appetizer comprising of only the chops portion of the goat meat. Steeped in aromatic flavours, this delicious Mughlai cuisine starter, is traditionally roasted in a tandoor. However, here I am recreating it over my humble pan and consequently the microwave oven. Trust me, it will leave you…

Koshari

Koshari is the national dish of Egypt. I came to know about this recipe from my dear friend Srishti Sharma, as we were discussing different global cuisines that could be made at home for a family luncheon. This recipe struck just right as it is a yummy, wholesome meal that incoporates basic ingredients such as…

Schezwan Chicken

Schezwan Chicken is a Chinese cuisine recipe. It is a highly popular item on the menu cards in Indian restaurants. Essentially, involving the use of Schezwan Sauce, this chicken recipe is a spicy affair; definitely not for the faint-hearted! The link for a¬†home-made recipe of the Schezwan Sauce¬†is mentioned¬†here. So try this extremely piquant chicken…

Toffee Apples

Toffee Apples is a classic Chinese dessert. It is an extremely simple recipe that makes use of some apples which are coated in a flour batter and fried. Toffee Apples is a healthier dessert where the apples just melt in your mouth! I also found this recipe as an excellent option to gift as a…

Dum Murg Biryani

Dum Murg Biryani is a quintessential example of royal Awadhi cuisine or present day Lucknowi fare. Seeped in regal flavours of butter and nuts, this beautiful Chicken recipe is a delight to the senses! I am literally at a loss for words, so just check out this royalty right at home and you are surely…

Brigadeiro

Brigadeiro¬†is a delectable delight from Brazil! It is also extremely easy to prepare and is a sure shot hit at parties, reunions, or any celebration! I stumbled upon this recipe while searching for eggless desserts and voila! I discovered this wonderful delicacy prepared using essentially three ingredients-butter, condensed milk, cocoa. Also, it can be made…

Shammi Kebab

Shammi Kebab is another delight from Awadhi cuisine, heavily influenced by the kebabs of the Middle East. These are made with minced mutton and infused with aromatic spices, fit for the appetizers category at a feast! Now try this yummy delight right at home and take your family and friends by surprise! Trust me they’d…

Qabooli Biryani

Qabooli Biryani, is a vegetarian delight from the land of Mughlai cuisine-Andhra Pradesh. It makes good use of routine items such as rice and lentils and creates magic on your palate! This dish is hot, spicy affair layered with cool, mint undertones. Qabooli Biryani is an ancient recipe created during the Mughal regime in India….