Butter Chicken – Home Style

BUTTER CHICKEN Kids love Murgh Makhani; and of course, adults adore it too - me included! The amazing blend of a slightly sweet and tangy creamy gravy with tandoori morsels of succulent chicken is a delicious combination that haunts me. The erstwhile butter chicken was made in White butter but for the sake of convenience... Continue Reading →

Chana dal khichdi

This is festival staple and come bhai-dhooj, it would be made in our household year on year, along with halwa. That reminds me that I haven’t made halwa for ages, primarily due to our dietary restrictions, but will do one sometime soon. It makes me so nostalgic, the fresh aroma of cooked dal and rice... Continue Reading →

Chicken Sukkha

CHICKEN SUKKA - South Indian Style My DH studied his engineering in Chennai and his taste buds often crave the food of the yore, this is my take on a chicken sukkha 'varuval' which he absolutely adores. We have Curry leaf shrub in the garden and its a delight to use it in our cooking... Continue Reading →

CHICKEN SHAMMI KEBAB

We make these often, and in different shapes and sizes as part of different recipes. In spaghetti and meat balls, in burger pattice, in seekh kebab sandwich rolls, in samosa, in chicken keema biryani and pot pies amongst the many others. We slice up the left over pattice to add to quinoa/ rice/ pasta’s or... Continue Reading →

Yogurt Rice/ Curd Rice

Nothing beats the heat like yogurt rice, it is light on the tum, aids digestion and great way to utilize leftover rice. Yogurt is called curd back home and this is a south indian recipe that has found its way into our hearts and kitchen.  Here is my take on Curd Rice, I hope you... Continue Reading →

CHICKEN CURRY – HOME STYLE 

It is super easy to prepare and cook and is super tasty. the It’s an all time family favorite, more so the boneless version but I like my chicken with bones. It is a low spiced version and the kids enjoy it tremendously with a bowl of steaming hot rice or roti (flat bread), topped... Continue Reading →

Egg Shakshuka

Bored of eating eggs the same way every friday for our breakfast in restaurants (no cooking on Fridays - its the start of weekend in Middle East instead of Saturday and we go back to work on Sunday). We tried this at a Tunisian/ Moroccon restaurant (Almaz by Mom) while the kids had fresh oven... Continue Reading →

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