Doi chingri
Seafood

Doi chingri recipe

Its  a sweet and sour curry with jumbo prawns flavoured with whole spices. The curry is just simple with minimal ingredients. Ingredients Main ingredient 6 Jumbo prawns Marinate  1 cup curd 1 tsp of turmeric Salt to taste 6 to 7 green chilies sliced Whole spices 4 to 5 cloves 4 green cardamoms 1 cinnamon …

khandvi recipe
Recipe Vegetarian

Khandvi recipe

This is a easy  quick Gujarati  snacks which will test your patience a bit but will give you a delicious lip smacking  dish. The chickpea batter is spiced and cooked and set on a cold greased surface and rolls made out of that. Ingredients 1 cup chickpea flour 1/2 cup curd 3 cups of water …

Eggs
Egg Recipe

Fried masala eggs

This is a 20 to 25 -minute recipe and very delicious. You can serve this for lunch or dinner as a starter or main course. It is nutritous and protein rich due to the presence of boiled eggs as main ingredient. It can be served with roti or parathas or as a starter. Preparation : 10 …

chicken baked with vegetables
Baking frenzy Chicken

Baked Chicken with Vegetables

Sometimes you just dont feel like having a three course meal for lunch or want to have a quick dinner with balanced nutrition.This is an incredibly easy and customizable recipe which involves just marinating the chicken with spices and herbs and bake. Ingredients 500 gm boneless chicken breasts 1 onion grated 2 tbsp ginger garlic …

spinach
Recipe

10 amazing spinach recipes

Spinach is a superfood which has amazing health benefits. This is available with the vegetable vendor throughout the year and can be included in your daily diet to reap its benefits. Is it good to eat spinach everyday? Spinach is a versatile ingredient rich in nutritional values which should be a part of your daily …

Palak chicken
Recipe

How to make Palak chicken

This is another way to cook up that healthy spinach in your pantry into a lip smacking dish to be served with roti, parathas or rice. This is a kind of fusion recipe. I am quite inspired with the Rajasthani seasonings  added by chef Bhasin in his delicious chicken Kadhi  recipe and cooked my spinach …

food during quarantine
Recipe

Food during quarantine time

We had almost taken life for granted when suddenly a pandemic almost like a lightening struck us. No preparation time , no drills and you are suddenly locked up at home with your family members ,forced to work from home, expected to balance all the household chores all by yourself without a helping hand. Kids …

Coriander mutton curry
Mutton Recipe

Coriander mutton curry recipe

This is a homemade typical Sunday lunch mutton curry relished with rice dominant with flavors of coriander. I thrown in a paste of coriander and green chili paste and the curry tasted amazing .  I did follow only my instinct while cooking this and no predefined recipes as such . I added the whole garlic …

Railway chicken curry
Chicken Recipe

Railway chicken curry

This is a chicken curry which I prepared, remebering my childhood train journey days . I used to travel at least thrice a year from Kolkata to my grand mother’s place  in North Bengal, surrounded with hills and a very fascinating place for sure. This is a rustic chicken curry being served in the compartment …

Green paneer pulao
Recipe Rice Vegetarian

Green paneer pulao recipe

This is a very quick recipe which you can make with leftover rice or fresh steamed rice. You need some greens and cottage cheese an excellent source of protein and it’s a vegetarian one pot meal. You can replace cottage cheese with tofu for a vegan version.   Ingredients 1 cup rice or leftover cooked …

Machher shukta
Fish Recipe Seafood

Machher shukto

Shukto or Shukta is a vegetarian recipe which has become a traditional delicacy from Bengal prepared only during weddings or any other big family gatherings or festivals. It is a complicated dish which needs elaborate preparation and has become a lost recipe nowadays rarely cooked in Bengali homes. I learnt this recipe after marriage ,though …

Souffle omlette
Egg

Souffle omelet

This is a light fluffy airy omlette which is quite popular in Europe. The egg whites and egg yolks are beaten separately with salt  and cooked into an omelete. if you feel its little uncooked ,cover cook it for sometimes. The texture of the omelete is great and it just melts into your mouth.   …

Honey glazed chili chicken
Chicken

Honey chili glazed chicken

This is a variant of chili chicken which I prepared with a sticky honey glaze which gives an attractive bright coating and  a sweet sour and spicy flavour with a little bit of crunch . The honey is caramelized and pour over the chicken to  add a sticky coating of the sauce. I personally love …

Devonshires splits
Baking frenzy Recipe

Devonshire split buns recipe

I prepared these cute  little buns filled with homemade strawberry jam decorated with butter cream for the event #twitterbakealong where each baker has to bake according to a specific theme and share in the twitter handle with the specific hashtag. Devonshire’s split get their name from the county Devonshire in England where this is a popular …

pancake icecream sandwich
Dessert Recipe

Pancake ice cream sandwich

I made these beautiful  pancake ice-cream sandwiches for Sunday  breakfast, they just do not look awesome ,they taste delicious too.My weekend was  delightful as I received this pack of 3 ice cream flavors from Brooklyn creamery. The box had  got 3 flavors chocolate fudge brownie, Soho berry and  Kulfi . Made these pink strawberry fluffy pancakes …

Spinach borek
Egg pies Recipe

Spinach borek | Sailing to Albania

Albania is a small country within the Mediterranean sea with neighbouring countries like Greece and Italy. Geographically the country presents a wide diversity ranging from snowy mountainous regions to the hot sunny coastal plains. Albanian  cuisine  represents the Mediterranean cuisine which is not governed by a single culture or ethnicity but controlled by the climate …

Recipe Seafood

Sri Lankan Jaffna crab curry

I prepared this curry for the first time in Sri Lankan potluck #wildasperagustable hosted by Inderpreet Nagpal, the founder of Herb’s and spices, and organised by Saloni , the cofounder at FBAI and chef Ananya Banerjee. Our hostess Inderpreet Nagpal popularly known as Rummy decorated the buffet table with flowers, clay lamps, banana leaves and …

Chicken roulade
Chicken Recipe

Chicken roulade Indian style

Chicken roulade can be a delicious wholesome dish and when served with some stir fried vegetables can serve as a filling brunch or dinner. Boneless chicken breasts are stuffed and  rolled to form a cylindrical shape and tied with a thread and shallow fried. Ingredient 500 gm Chicken breasts boneless 1 cup corn 2 to …

Pomfret machher jhal
Recipe

Pomfret Machher Jhal

This is a spicy pomfret curry in Bengali style with the combination of onion ,ginger garlic and mustard paste. In Bengali traditional Bengali cuisine generally the use of tomato and garlic is not popular but I have used in this recipe to add a modern twist to the flavors. Ingredients  5 to 6 whole pomfret …

Malay style curry puff
Recipe

Malaysian curry puff recipe

This is a popular Malayasian street food with crispy flaky crust and soft juicy chicken with the flavor of kaffeir lime, lemon grass and coconut milk. It is also called Karipap. I had to bake something for the bakers club meet and I wanted to prepare something with homemade puff pastry dough from scratch. As …

Chicken ishtu
Chicken Recipe

Chicken Ishtu

This is a chicken recipe from old Delhi evolved from the British  era . In the British version of chicken stew  the chicken and spices are cooked together to form a thin runny non spicy gravy in contrast to the Indian process of cooking where the spices are first fried or bhunao in oil. But …