Chicken Adobo

Chicken Adobo is a classic recipe from Philippines unofficially called as their national dish. The word adobo implies a marinade of vinegar, garlic, soy sauce and other regional spices. Consequently, Chicken Adobo is a sour and flavourful stew of chicken combined with this marinade. In addition to chicken, this dish can be made with a…

Chicken Paprikash

Chicken Paprikash is a popular dish of Hungarian origins. It is famous for its distinct red colour thanks to the generous amounts of paprika used. However, fear not, the paprika used is also the Hungarian paprika that is not very spicy. The Hungarian sweet paprika is the key essential ingredient that gives this recipe its…

Murg Chhole

Murg Chhole is a classic recipe from the Punjab in India and Lahore in Pakistan where we see the union of chickpeas and chicken in a beautiful symphony of flavours and textures. It is tangy and spicy on the palate, and there are variations of this dish which decide the type of tangy flavour profile….

Rajma

Rajma is a typical recipe made with red kidney beans, from the northern lands of India- Punjab & Himachal Pradesh. There are many varieties of these kidney beans and different regions use distinct varieties, making this recipe unique among the many states. Here, I am using the brown kidney beans as they are easier to cook…

Chinese Chilli Chicken with Noodles

This particular dish is my personal favourite and the signature dish of my mother’s kitchen! It has a history of its own, having been renovated constantly and relished by family and friends since time immemorial. This is a popular Chinese cuisine main course dish in Indian restaurants. However, I would like to publish through this…

Egg Curry

Egg Curry is yet another dish from the diverse list of egg recipes. This egg curry originates from the Indian state of Punjab, signifying that it would be spicy and tangy on the palate. Extremely easy to make with basic pantry ingredients, this dish is your go-to recipe for a hearty meal on a weeknight….

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki is classic Japanese recipe, translated as ‘teri‘ meaning saucy and ‘yaki‘ meaning grilling/cooking. It comprises of four main ingredients soy sauce, sake, mirin, and sugar. Consequently, this recipe has a tangy, sour, and fairly piquant flavour profile. Outside Japan, this mixture comes bottled for our convenience. This teriyaki sauce is indeed the star…

Ambal

Ambal is a traditional dish of Jammu in India probably originating in the reign of the Dogra dynasty. It utilises basic pantry ingredients and has a simplistic style of making. Additionally, it does not use any garlic or onion. So it is perfect for Indian festivals such as Navratri when some Hindus do not prefer…

Mutton Rezala

Mutton Rezala is an authentic Bengali cuisine delicacy, with an influence of the Mughal era. It is essentially a yogurt-based mutton curry infused with the aromatic Indian spices and a dash of Mughlai flavours. Perfect for a feast, this delicious dish will surely be the star attraction of your evening. Trust me on that! A…

Auria

Auria is a typical dish of the Dogra cuisine from the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India. Extremely easy to make, this recipe has a beautifully exotic flavour profile. It combines the sourness of the curd with the spiciness of the chillies and the mild sweetness of the fennel seeds, this dish hits the…

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! 🙂 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…