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…

Chicken Korma

Chicken Korma is quintessentially Mughlai. Owing its origins to South Asia, this dish oozes royalty. Korma is derived from the Urdu word kormah which means ‘to braise’, which is in turn derived from the Turkish word kavurma which means ‘cooked meat’. Chicken Korma essentially involves the chicken to stew or braise in yogurt, cream and nut paste….

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo is a classic Italian cuisine fare! The key ingredients are Fettuccine pasta, Parmesan cheese and butter, making it one of the simplest pasta recipes of all time. Italian chef Alfredo Di Lelio invented this dish after whom the recipe takes its name. It is very mild yet pungent on the palate and extremely…

Chicken Pasanda

Chicken Pasanda is a signature dish of the Mughal legacy; ‘pasanda’ means favourite in Urdu, referring to the prime cuts of the meat. High on aromatic spices and dry fruits, it is also an easy and delicious non-vegetarian main course. Try it if you want to divert from the usual chicken routine and want to…

Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani, is a classic Punjabi cuisine recipe. It is now a popular item on the Indian menu globally. Being slightly mild on the palate, it is a widely accepted accompaniment. Dal Makhani, is essentially an amalgamation of black gram and cream and takes more than 10 hours to prepare. Hence it often reserved for…

Panna Cotta with Strawberry Coulis

Panna Cotta is a classic Italian dessert and a real showstopper to your dinner evenings! It essentially means ‘cooked cream’, Panna means ‘cream’; Cotta means ‘cooked’ in Italian. Hence, Panna Cotta features cooked sweetened cream, infused with flavourings of your choice such as vanilla, chocolate, rum et al, moulded with gelatin. Here, I have used…