Indonesian Chicken Curry

A taste that lingers in your mouth. Take a break from the regular chicken curry and try this absolutely flavorful version ‘Indonesian Chicken Curry’. The addition of lemongrass gives it a lovely aroma. Coconut cream enhances the taste manifold. Just get a few key ingredients and get cooking. If you can’t find those ingredients then get an Indonesian Curry Paste (I love the brand ‘dancing … Continue reading Indonesian Chicken Curry

Mushroom and Cottage Cheese Stew

Quartered Mushrooms and Cottage Cheese Cubes cooked with Onions, Capsicums/Bell Peppers and Soy Sauce make a fabulous stew. Relish alongside steamed rice or plain paratha. This recipe was created when surprisingly I had more people for lunch than I anticipated. To start with, I was making Mushroom Stew but for more people I needed more body to my stew with limited amount of mushrooms. Cottage Cheese … Continue reading Mushroom and Cottage Cheese Stew

Basil Chicken Popcorn – Shack Saturdays Special

Our friday or saturday evenings usually start with chicken popcorns alongside some other starters and drinks. We bring the frozen chicken popcorns from the supermarket and fry them and relish with our homemade Red Chilli Garlic Chutney or Mint & Coriander Chutney. Last weekend, I thought of making chicken popcorn from the scratch. The beauty of making it from the scratch is that you can adjust the taste to … Continue reading Basil Chicken Popcorn – Shack Saturdays Special

Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Hola! Hope you all are doing well and the weekend’s going great so far! Many of our readers requested for the eggless version of the banana muffins I posted last time. I tried substituting egg with milk and plain yogurt for this one and the result was as good as the ones with egg. I used Olive Oil instead of butter to make them healthier. So, here’s the … Continue reading Eggless Banana and Chocolate Chip Muffin – Shack Saturdays

Indian Curry Shack Turns Two

Hi Everyone! I am so thrilled to share that Indian Curry Shack turns two today 🙂 🙂 It has been an amazing year! Besides cooking, clicking and sharing recipes, the last year gave me and my better half a very special experience of becoming parents. With ICS turning two our little boy turns twenty days old today. Here’s baby ‘Aryaveer’ in the photo.ICS has been an … Continue reading Indian Curry Shack Turns Two

Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Bruschetta is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled/baked bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt. Variations may include different toppings like chopped tomatoes, onions, beans, cheese, basil, etc. I am sharing my homemade version with you all today. It’s inception in my kitchen was completely co-incidental. Better half got Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese and we planned to have tomato and buffalo … Continue reading Bruschetta (Italian Starter)

Deep-Fried Fish Fillet – Shack Saturdays Special

  Deep-Fried Fish Fillet gets me to drools even on a mention of it…Haha! Fancy having a fish with zero hassle of deboning or getting rid of pricks while eating? Dory Fish Fillet is the answer. Deep-Fried Fillet Fillet also reminds me of the very famous Fish & Chips. The recipe I am sharing today is that of Fish (from fish and chips). I am … Continue reading Deep-Fried Fish Fillet – Shack Saturdays Special

Gnocchi – Shack Saturdays Special

A great way to use up baked or boiled potatoes. You can make Gnocchi (Italian dumplings) with just flour and eggs, but potato gives it a beautiful, light, fluffy texture, while the ricotta cheese adds a rich creaminess. This recipe is inspired from Gordon Ramsay’s Homemade Gnocchi. Here are the steps for a beautiful meal; Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 10 mins. (boiling) + 15 mins. … Continue reading Gnocchi – Shack Saturdays Special

Affogato (Vanilla Ice Cream Topped With A Shot Of Espresso Coffee) – Shack Saturdays

My better half and I were dining at Jamie’s Italian a few days back. We had a delicious Affogato there and I decided to make it when back home. It is an Italian dessert consisting of vanilla ice cream topped with a shot of espresso coffee. He helped me with espresso coffee made from our capsule coffee machine and I made this super delicious vanilla … Continue reading Affogato (Vanilla Ice Cream Topped With A Shot Of Espresso Coffee) – Shack Saturdays

Chocolate Lava Cake – Shack Saturdays

Bringing to you all our 101st post and the incredibly delicious and sinful ‘Chocolate Lava Cake’ this Saturday! 🙂 Forget about any occasion for this one… try it on a weekday or weekend and you are going to love it! It is very easy to make but yes, just be a little mindful of time while baking, every minute counts and do not bake for even … Continue reading Chocolate Lava Cake – Shack Saturdays

Indian Curry Shack Turns One

When I look back to the last 12 months, more than anything else I find Indian Curry Shack a big inspiration for me. It turned me to a more frequent cook, a food blogger and a food photographer while doing my 9:00 to 6:00 job. I started appreciating cooking Indian dishes more while staying away from India. The Pav Bhaji place in Mumbai overlooking the … Continue reading Indian Curry Shack Turns One

Banana Smoothie – Shack Saturdays

Bananas have been my saviour for all the times when I am super hungry or rushing. It just comes so handy. This weekend try this absolutely delicious Banana Smoothie. Just get the bananas, yogurt and crushed ice ready and you are all set to experience bliss in your mouth. This smoothie is a hit with the kids. Here’s the very simple recipe for you all; … Continue reading Banana Smoothie – Shack Saturdays

Malai Paneer (Cottage Cheese in Cream Sauce) – Jain Style

I never imagined how a savoury dish would taste delicious without onion and garlic. But it wasn’t too late when I found that out,  as my Mom cooked some dishes with no onion or garlic at home and they tasted divine… to the extent that I took extra servings. Here is the recipe of a full of flavour dish Malai Paneer (Cottage Cheese in Cream Sauce) … Continue reading Malai Paneer (Cottage Cheese in Cream Sauce) – Jain Style

Dal Moradabadi (Tempered Lentils Moradabad Style) – Shack Saturdays

Dal Moradabadi is a very popular street food of a North Indian city Moradabad. My recipe here is the same Dal in a fusion form, that is, served with the Middle-Eastern Pita Bread. It is made with skinned and split mung bean/yellow split lentil which is very rich in protein and relatively easy to digest. In this recipe, we will cook lentils and temper with salted butter, … Continue reading Dal Moradabadi (Tempered Lentils Moradabad Style) – Shack Saturdays

Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

This weekend enjoy the fresh watermelon goodness with your family and friends and beat the heat. Here’s the easy recipe for you all; Preparation Time  5-10 minutes Blending Time  2-5 minutes Servings  6-8 Main Ingredient  Watermelon & Sweetened Condensed Milk Main Equipment  Blender Course  Ice Cream/Dessert Level Of Blending  Medium   Ingredients                               … Continue reading Watermelon Ice Cream – Shack Saturdays

Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

We have always relished Dosas (Rice and Lentil Crepes). If you go to a South-Indian restaurant you will find a variety of dosas in the menu. From plain to masala to mysore masala to cheese and the list goes on. The recipe I am sharing today is that of a Plain Dosa. It is crispy and tastes divine with Coconut Chutney and Sambhar (Spicy Lentil Curry). It … Continue reading Plain Dosa (Rice and Lentil Crepe) – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg Roll – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg Rolls take me back to my childhood in Patna, India. We used to get these rolls on the road-side carts and those were the yummiest ones I have ever had. These roll-ups take the least effort and are best for a breakfast or as an evening snack. Here are the steps for you all; Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 5-7 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Eggs, Tortillas, … Continue reading Egg Roll – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) – Shack Saturdays Special

My better half wanted to eat Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) last week when we were travelling. The other day when he got back from work I surprised him with Chicken ki Tikki with Red Chilli Garlic Chutney/Dip and he was super excited. We completely loved the patties and I am so sure these are going to tickle your tastebuds too. So here’s this Shack Saturdays Special … Continue reading Chicken Ki Tikki (Spiced Chicken Patty) – Shack Saturdays Special

Nimbu Paani (Lemonade) – Shack Saturdays Special

We had a take-away biryani tonight and it was super spicy. I don’t relish too hot and spicy food so well but since I was so hungry I continued eating. An idea occurred to me to make sweet Nimbu Paani (Lemonade) to sip while eating. Trust me, it was an excellent idea at that time and the Nimbu Paani (Lemonade) got prepared in less than 5 minutes. 🙂 … Continue reading Nimbu Paani (Lemonade) – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken Curry – Shack Saturdays Special

Hello People! Here’s a belated Shack Saturdays for you all. As some of you might know from my previous post that we are travelling. I am still not back home and having a fabulous time in Europe. Today, I am writing from the very very beautiful Switzerland. We are in a small town in Switzerland called Grindelward Grund near Interlaken and staying in a Chalet overlooking … Continue reading Chicken Curry – Shack Saturdays Special