Shrimp Fry

You don’t always need a wide array of ingredients to create a great dish. You just need a few right ones. This easy peasy lemon queasy Shrimp Fry is one such simple dish that requires just a handful of ingredients.  Time Taken: Prep. Time: 30-45 mins Cooking Time: 5-7 mins Serves: 2 Ingredients: 200-250 gms…

Baby Corn, Capsicum & Scrambled Egg Veggie

Eggs are super versatile. Use it in a dessert or have it scrambled, fried, soft boiled, hard boiled, pickled or as omelette, they taste great in every form.  I love using eggs with vegetables. They just tend to elevate the dish, just like the one I am sharing with you now. Time Taken: Prep. Time:…

Paneer Tikka Fry

Paneer i.e Cottage Cheese is loved by most Indians. You will find various versions and variety of dishes made out of Paneer in Indian restaurants and homes. Paneer is basically a type of cheese that is bland in taste but that’s what makes it versatile. It can be used in both savoury and sweet dishes. …

Vermicelli Pudding

Vermicelli Pudding is a popular sweet dish in India made especially during celebrations and festivities. But it is so lipsmackingly delicious, you don’t need a special occasion or excuse to savour it.  Ingredients: 250 gms broken Vermicelli 500 ml milk 2 tbsp clarified butter 3-4 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 8-10 chopped almonds 7-8…

Durum Wheat Penne Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

Who doesn’t love Pasta? Its my all time favourite go-to meal.  I recently experimented with Durum Wheat Pasta which is a very hard wheat but high in protein and gluten-rich. Its much healthier than whole wheat pasta. This pasta recipe is simple, easy to make and utterly delicious. Ingredients: 250 gms Durum Wheat Pasta 1…

Chicken 65

I absolutely love Chicken. Be it grilled or fried or in a gravy, chicken is so finger-licking good.  But every thing fried tastes 10 times better. Chicken 65 is one such very popular starter that is available in most non-veg restaurants in India. Chicken 65 was a dish introduced in 1965 at the Buhari Hotel…

Lemon Rice

Leftover rice? Don’t know what to do with it? Here’s a solution.  Just make South-Indian style Lemon rice out of it.  Ingredients: 2-3 cups cooked rice  1.5 to 2 tbsp lemon juice or add as required 1 tsp mustard seeds  1 tsp split black gram  1 tsp split chickpeas 2 dry red chilies 1 to 2…

Fried Cauliflower Florets

A Cauliflower dish may sound unappealing and boring. But when made in an interesting way, even a Cauliflower dish can blow your mind and tingle your tastebuds and make you crave for more. Cauliflower is a bland veggie with no distinctive taste. So its important to make it edible and lipsmackingly yummy with the appropriate…

Stuffed Bottle Gourd Curry

Bottle Gourd seems a very uninteresting vegetable. But its very versatile when used well. It can be used in sweet as well as savoury items. This recipe gives Bottle Gourd a tangy and spicy twist.  Ingredients: For stuffing Bottle gourd – 1 Large Chickpea flour – 1 cup Salt to taste Sugar – 1 tsp…

Beer Battered Onion Rings

Beer battered onion rings are simply delicious and easy to make. It is the perfect finger food for any party. Serve it hot with cold chilled beer.  Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup Beer of your choice ( I used Budweiser) 3 large onions Salt to taste Black pepper powder Garlic Powder Oil for…

Bread Rolls

Bread Rolls are perfect for an evening snack. Crispy on the outside with a soft potato filling inside. Give it a try. Ingredients: 8-10 White bread slices  3 medium sized potatoes, boiled and mashed  1 medium sized onion, finely chopped 4-5 green chillies, finely chopped 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp…

Prawn Pulao

Prawn pulao is a dish that can be prepared in a jiffy. This dish doesn’t require too much prep but still packs a punch. Ingredients: Oil/Ghee (i.e clarified butter) 1 stick of Cinnamon 3-4 Cardamom 6-7 Black peppercorns 2-3 Cloves 2 medium sized onions, finely sliced 1 tomato, finely chopped 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste…