Chicken Cafreal

Chicken Cafreal is a typical Goan recipe. This recipe is an outcome Portuguese influence on the Goan cuisine. It makes for an excellent appetiser or a dry side dish. This recipe is sour, spicy and tangy on the palate and is a beautiful diversion from the usual chicken recipes. It is best for dinner on…

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…

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…

Patatas Bravas with Salsa Bravas and Aioli

Patatas Bravas with Salsa Bravas and Aioli is a yummy Spanish appetiser! Commonly served as a part of Tapas, this is super easy to make and is filled with flavours! It definitely makes for a great party appetiser! Patatas Bravas uses potatoes that are boiled, air-dried and deep-fried and mixed with hot spices, resulting in…

Kosha Mangsho

Kosha Mangsho is a Bengali cuisine recipe. The key differentiating ingredient used here are potatoes, that sets it apart from other mutton gravies in the Indian cuisine. Also, it has more gravy than juice, a consequence of slow cooking, retaining the moisture of the mutton- ‘Kosha’ means sautéed and ‘Mangsho’ means mutton in Bengali. Kosha Mangsho is sweet…

Chicken Vindaloo

Chicken Vindaloo is a classic Goan recipe! And a great variant from the regular Chicken curry! The key ingredient apart from Chicken is potatoes, which gives this dish a new perspective. Being low on spices but fiery and tangy on the palate, this recipe is also very light on the stomach. ‘Vindaloo’ is an Indian…

Pav Bhaji

Pav Bhaji is a famous street food from Maharashtra, India. Originating as the staple food of mill workers in Mumbai in 1850s, it is now a popular breakfast/evening snack option across regions. The dish has two components- Pav (a Maharashtrian bread) and Bhaji (veggies gravy). Pav is a regional form of bread easily available in…

Nimona

Nimona, is an understated dish of the Awadhi cuisine or present day Uttar Pradesh. This is one of the few vegetarian items for that is extremely easy to make and mild on the palate too. Green peas, a winter crop, is the star of this dish. So, I would say that this is a perfect…

Ragda Patties

Ragda Patties is a famous Mumbai street food. High on spices, this ‘Mumbai local’, is a wholesome appetizer. Plus, by making this at home, you can be rest assured on the hygiene front too! This dish goes by various other names too, such as Chana-Aloo-Tikki, or simply Chaat in the smaller towns of India. However,…