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CHIICKEN DO PYAJA
Chicken Recipe

chicken do pyaza

This is my childhood comfort recipe to cook.During my teens whenever I wanted to cook for the guests or my friends ,I used to cook this one as it is a sure shot hit and every body will praise about you.Oh! how I used to love that! Even now I don’t need to refer to …

Chicken

Chicken and vegetable lentil soup

This is my childhood favorite soup which we prepare during every winter season.Packed with vitamins,minerals and good nutrients it will help to build immunity for kids and keep us healthy and active.One can make it vegetarian also without adding chicken ..it is equally tasty. Ingredients Beetroot chopped into cubes(1/2 cup) Carrots cubed (1/2 cup) Beans …

Fish

KingFish Fry(Malvani style)

This is a specialty of Malvan region of Maharashtra.The cuisine of this region involves the usage of spices like red chillies,a sour fruit called kokkum,tamarind and green sichuan pepper called locally as tirphal.The region is populated with people who belong to the fishermen community also called kolis. This is a very popular dish of this …

Chicken

Crispy Coconut Chicken fry

This is a very simple homemade chicken fry which is beautifully crispy and has a  flavor of coconut in the crispy coating.I just discovered this recipe by chance and I haven’t googled to check that whether such a recipe exist or not.But I am completely satisfied by its taste and I am ready to make …

Seafood

Prawns in tomato basil and lime sauce

There are some days when I will love to make myself happy..and I think everyone should have the opportunity to do .We are always cooking and love to see smiles  on the face of our family members,guests,relatives,colleagues ,neighbors,sometimes friends ,sometimes virtual  friends and the list goes longer. If I start doing  an analysis ,I think …

Fish

Potato Fish balls with spicy peanut sauce

These are wonderful starters which I made specially for the Foodies+ community Tapas month. I have like minded ,sweet  friends in the community  who appreciate and try recipes and share their knowledge about various International cuisines.Above all I really love to post here and browse recipes in the cookbook. This recipe is dedicated to the …

Egg

Dimer devil(Battered fry deviled eggs)

Dimer devil(Dim is egg in Bengali) is a very popular Bengali street food which every Bengali will like to relish during any festivals ,parties or get together.During my college days, this was one of those few food which I liked to order again and again from the college canteen.There are many varieties which can be …

Fish

Grilled Goan fish ambotic

This is a Goan fish recipe which is generally prepared by  cooking a curry.But sometimes we need something different and what is more exciting than grilling with a traditional recipe.My choice of fish was mackarel which was marinated and full of flavors. and This fish has its own strong taste retains its own flavor even …

Chicken

Chicken liver stir fry with noodles

This is a fusion recipe which I made on my husband’s request .It  suddenly became a great hit in my house.The flavor of Indian curry powder with Chinese seasonings are absorbed  well into the main ingredients and the strong aroma filled the whole  house . Ingredients 1.Chicken liver and kidney(200 gm) 2.Onions (cut into large …

Chicken

Chicken malai kebab

These are soft juicy tender spicy yet  white kebabs marinated in creamy spicy paste.These can be served as a starter in any party ,festivals or get togethers.These are also rightily known as “reshmi kebab”.The word “Resham” in Hindi ,means  silk .This kebab is known for its  silky soft texture. The quality of meat is very …

chicken mango stir fry
Chicken

Chicken Mango stir fry

This is a quick chicken recipe full of flavor due to the addition of Mango.You can serve it as a side dish to fried rice or any flat breads. I recommend the mango should be sweet and sour and not too sweet. Ingredients 1.Chicken boneless(200 gm) 2.Garlic (3 to 4 cloves) 3.Green chilies (3 to …

Seafood

How to make Indian prawn curry soup

The  serene palm fringed beaches, along the west coast of India, are a home for beautiful villages where fishermen dwell.The profession of most of these villagers are mainly fishing or related to the coconut plantation . The Konkan belt and the Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts of Maharashtra has some of the best seafood recipes of India. …

Chicken

MOMO

Momo is a Tibetan recipe which can be a one pot meal.It is similar to Japanese gyozas and Chinese dimsums, momo word derived from chinese word meaning “Steamed bread” has a filling from ground meat .It is a common street snacks in Nepal, Tibet and the Himalayan regions of Northern India.This is my childhood favorite.My …

Fish

Fish koliwada recipe

As I am Bengali ,I definitely love to eat fishes,But I am not among those people for whom fish and rice occupy the topmost priorities in food.I dont like the strong smell of the sea fishes,so I generally go for fish fillets which can be marinated and can absorb the flavors of the spices and …

Seafood

Hong kong Chili Prawn

This is a Chinese style prawn curry which can be served as a side dish to Khao Pad rice or any other fried rice.It is very simple and easy to cook and requires minimum ingredients most of which are available in our kitchen.You can substitute prawns with chicken  and seafood stock with chicken stock to …

Egg Rice

Khao Pad Rice

This time on Bengali New year we decided to try some new food.So we went to a restaurant near Seven Bunglows ,Andheri in Mumbai named “Dimsum”.We had Khao pad  rice with Honkong chilly chicken over Dinner in the same restaurant.While the flavours are still fresh I wanted to cook the dish once so made it …

Seafood

Lemon mint grilled prawns

This is a recipe which is mild spicy and full of flavors .Because of mint the dish is refreshing .you can serve this as a starter in any party or get together or as a side dish to rotis or naans.My daughter just loves prawn .this recipe is an instant hit at my home.   …

Chicken

Pineapple Chicken Salad

This is a healthy and light recipe which one of my blogger friend has quickly suggested to me.It is spicy,crunchy,juicy,sweet and sour  and delicious.It can be a one pot meal or a filling for a tasty sandwich.My sincere and hearty thanks to her(Viana) for this wonderful recipe which I modified a little according to the …

Raw mango fish curry
Fish

Raw Mango Fish curry

This is a dish which I prepared in style of a North African vegetarian raw mango curry.Raw Mangos are available in abundance in the market nowadays and the natural fragrance of raw mangos add flavor to any curries.It is good on your stomach ,helps to keep you cool on a hot summer day.The curry will …

Seafood

Crab curry

I read this recipe in a book by the late author “Bela Dey”.I have been trying this recipe for years and it has always been popular with the guests.The recipe  gives an exotic taste to this seafood.Try it and let me know whether you liked it or not.   Ingredients: crab qty :at least 2 …

Chicken

Butter Chicken Masala

This is a classic Indian dish and one of my favorites.I love cooking this dish as it has some inherent flavor and even if you miss any ingredient it never turns out wrong.It will always taste good ,your guests will be impressed and will ask you the recipe of the same.There are many ways in …

Chital machher muitha
Fish

Chital macher muitha recipe

Chital or clown knife fish is a very special type of fish available in Asian countries.It is a type of carnivorous freshwater fish which feeds on other small fishes.The preparation is exotic and the specialty lies in the flesh of the fish which hardens when it gets cooked.The flesh becomes chewy and elastic and is …

Fish

pan fried lemon pepper fish

This recipe is inspired by a dish I had in Waldrof ,a restaurant in Calcutta.It is known for it traditional and fusion Chinese cuisine.My mother in law was all in praises for this place so I decided to give it a go for celebrating my daughter’s birthday with my mom and my friend when I …

Chicken

Chicken Sukha

It is a semi dry chicken recipe which can be served with bread,roti ,naans or bhakri.There are two special ingredients here,which adds to the flavour of chicken .Poppy seeds paste which is used in  Hyderabadi cuisines  and tamarind which is used to add sour taste to the dish Ingredients 1.Chicken (With bones or boneless) 2.Onions …

Chicken

Chicken Kolhapuri

 This is a traditional spicy dish which originates from the Kolhapur district of Maharashtra .Kolhapur is famous for its spices and dishes.Chilly garlic chutney,Misal pav,Keema pav and Mutton Kolhapuri are some of the famous dishes of Kolhapur.Though red spicy food are not among my favorites I accept that the dishes are extremely delicious and absolutely …

Breakfast Egg

POTATO EGG TOAST

Providing kids with a filling and nutritious snacks for their school tiffin is a challenge.During the morning among the hustle and bustle you often have to follow your instincts and cook with whatever is ready at hand.This recipe is a fusion of the Maharashtrian Bread pakora and french toast.The French toast contains sugar and vanilla …

Fish Other Baking

Baked Pineapple Fish

My family loves fish meals ,so innovative recipes of fish is a necessity.Combining fish with fruits makes it stand out.The fruit provides its natural color ,aroma and sweetness to the dish.This recipe is also an innovation when there was a cut pineapple in my refrigerator and fish fillets left  to be cooked.Fish and vegetables can …

Mutton

Peppery mint Mutton

It is inspired from Kashmiri dish “Mutton Roghan Josh” which is very popular across the world.The original authentic recipe from Kahmir  does not have onion,ginger ,garlic and mint leaves but I included them for an added flavour.The dish came out to be awesome.For the first time, I cooked mutton on slow flame for about one …

Grilled lemon fish
Fish Recipe Seafood

Grilled lemon fish

  I had a get-together at my home a week back and after that there was a Basa fish fillet left in my freezer yet to be cooked.Instead of going for regular fish fries or fish fingers I thought of making grilled fish which was a healthier option .Grilled fish and Chips can make a …