Noodle Soup – Shack Saturdays Special

Hi Guys! I am bringing this week’s Shack Saturdays to you all from the breathtakingly beautiful Greece. Yes, we are on a trip to Greece and I can’t wait to give you all a glimpse of this  fabulous place. My better half and I along with our friends are having an amazing time here. We have taken an apartment and staying just like at home… When … Continue reading Noodle Soup – Shack Saturdays Special

Tandoori Prawns – Shack Saturdays Special

Roasting can be so much fun. You can try with seafood, corn, chicken, lamb, paneer (cottage cheese) and the list goes on.  Tandoori Prawns are marinated in lemon juice, yogurt and spices, then grilled or broiled. Plan ahead. This recipe needs to be marinated for at least 6 hours or overnight. Here’s the step by step recipe for you all; Preparation Time 30-45 minutes Cooking Time 25-30 minutes … Continue reading Tandoori Prawns – Shack Saturdays Special

Ghugni (Kala Chana/Black Chickpeas) – Shack Saturdays Special

The very tasty and nutritious black chickpeas in the form of Ghugni (saucy preparation of black chickpeas) is here this weekend. It is very popular in almost all Indian homes. A must during Navratri Pooja (ritual) when it is cooked without onion and garlic. Can be accompanied by Poori (deep-fried and puffed wheat bread), Steamed Rice or simply topped on a slice of bread with … Continue reading Ghugni (Kala Chana/Black Chickpeas) – Shack Saturdays Special

Veg Lasagna – Shack Saturdays Special

Last weekend, I tried my hands on the very delicious Lasagna (pasta in the form of sheets or wide strips baked with meat or vegetables, red or white sauce and cheese). I made the veg version with onions and mushrooms in red (tomato) sauce and we relished it. 🙂 Here’s the recipe for you guys to try and enjoy! Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Baking Time 45-50 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Lasagna … Continue reading Veg Lasagna – Shack Saturdays Special

Sooji Ka Halwa – Shack Saturdays Special

Wishing all of you a very Happy Ram Navami! This Saturday start your day with something sweet! Something that has a great significance this day and is prepared in almost all North Indian homes. It is Sooji Ka Halwa (Rawa/Semolina Halwa). 🙂 It is completed by two other delectable dishes on this day which are Ghugni (Kale Chane/Black Chickpeas preparation) and Poori (Indian Wheat Bread … Continue reading Sooji Ka Halwa – Shack Saturdays Special

Butter Garlic Prawns – Shack Saturdays Special

This weekend relish a super delicious starter ‘Butter Garlic Prawns’. I am very excited to post this recipe guys… becaussse I am a new prawn-eater and as new as yesterday and today is the very first time that I cooked prawns. 🙂 I am happier because my better half loved it. I did not use to eat prawns earlier and still don’t eat any other sea-food. But, … Continue reading Butter Garlic Prawns – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg Bhurji (Indian Style Scrambled Egg) – Shack Saturdays Special

This Shack Saturdays brings a super comfort food Egg Bhurji or Indian Style Scrambled Egg. It is our weeknight favourite. Especially when back from work all tired the easiest and quickest thing we think of is Egg Bhurji or Indian Style Scrambled Egg with Chapati (Indian Bread). It’s a fantastic combination… Try it out, you’ll love it! Let’s get cooking; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Cooking Time 10-15 minutes Servings 2-3 Main Ingredients … Continue reading Egg Bhurji (Indian Style Scrambled Egg) – Shack Saturdays Special

Egg Curry – Shack Saturdays Special

This Shack Saturdays relish a dish which has been my favourite since childhood and it was one of the first dishes that I made when I started cooking. It goes wonderfully with Steamed Rice. I have given a special twist in this recipe to the egg and the curry which makes it very very delicious and finger-licking. Read on to know about it… Preparation Time 25-30 minutes … Continue reading Egg Curry – Shack Saturdays Special

Spinach and Mushroom Quiche – Shack Saturdays Special

Make any dinner party, supper or afternoon tea special with these scrumptious triangles. Quiche is a baked open-topped pastry or tart with a savoury filling thickened with eggs. It is very versatile so feel free to add a filling of your choice to the eggs. Serve with Tomato Sauce, Tabasco Sauce or any other sauce of your choice and be ready to win a lot of hearts 🙂 … Continue reading Spinach and Mushroom Quiche – Shack Saturdays Special

Pita Bread – Shack Saturdays Special

Pita or Pitta is a soft and slightly leavened flatbread baked from wheat flour. It is used in many Mediterranean and Middle  Eastern cuisines. Pita can be used to scoop sauces or dips such as hummus and taramosalata, or to wrap kebabs or falafel like sandwiches. It can also be cut and baked into crispy pita chips. Traditionally, the Pita Bread is baked. But, here’s the very … Continue reading Pita Bread – Shack Saturdays Special

Paneer Paratha (Indian flat bread stuffed with Cottage Cheese) – Paratha Series #2 (Shack Saturdays)

Hi Friends, I am back from my fantastic India trip. Visited the not so cold Mumbai and the very cold Delhi and enjoyed every second. But no thanks to the bad internet connectivity during travel I am bringing to you all a belated Shack Saturdays. But, but, but today what I have is one of my favvvourite recipes ‘Paneer Paratha’ which is a variety of Indian … Continue reading Paneer Paratha (Indian flat bread stuffed with Cottage Cheese) – Paratha Series #2 (Shack Saturdays)

Chicken stuffed with Feta Cheese (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Hi Guys, hope you all had a fantastic weekend. Well, we were travelling over the weekend and right now I am writing from our house in Mumbai. Yes, we are in India for a short break 🙂 Bringing your way a gourmet dish Chicken stuffed with Feta Cheese. Stuffing the chicken breasts with Feta Cheese gives a lovely flavour to Chicken and keeps them moist … Continue reading Chicken stuffed with Feta Cheese (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Hummus – Shack Saturdays Special

Today’s Shack Saturdays brings a very interesting and tasty Middle Eastern recipe ‘Hummus’. It is a thick paste or spread made from ground chickpeas, tahini (or powdered sesame seeds), olive oil, lemon, and garlic. Simply serve as an appetizer with pita bread or breadsticks. It’s also a great spread for sandwiches. I absolutely love the taste of olive oil in Hummus. Here’s the easy recipe for you. Preparation … Continue reading Hummus – Shack Saturdays Special

Chilli Paneer – Shack Saturdays Special

Whenever I make a Paneer (Cottage Cheese) dish here, I go down the memory lane to Mumbai as we used to get the best paneer out there, trust me, the best paneer I’ve had till now. Punjab Sind was the dairy and we used to get the freshest paneer there, which was so soft and flavourful that we could have it just as is. After … Continue reading Chilli Paneer – Shack Saturdays Special

Grilled Chicken Chunks on Cheese Bed – Shack Saturdays Special

Hello People! Wishing you all a fabulous 2015! Hope you all had a lovely New Year’s day! We were away for a short trip to beautiful Bali and got back this morning. This is Rahul my better half and I in the photo. 🙂 We had a great time at some wonderful beaches and thoroughly relished the Balinese food. The vegetables they used were so … Continue reading Grilled Chicken Chunks on Cheese Bed – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken in Black Bean Sauce – Shack Saturdays Special

Chicken and bell peppers are a delight when cooked in Black Bean Sauce. This is a great recipe for  a quick lunch or dinner. Ready in 3 steps. Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 20-25 minutes Servings  2-3 Main Ingredients Chicken Breasts, Black Bean Sauce & Capsicum (Bell Peppers) Course  Main-course Level of Cooking  Medium Ingredients                             … Continue reading Chicken in Black Bean Sauce – Shack Saturdays Special

Bread Rolls (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Crispy bread rolls made from mashed potatoes, mozzarella cheese and water soaked bread. An absolutely delicious starter. Preparation Time 20-25 minutes Cooking Time 20-25 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes & Bread Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled Potatoes  4 medium Bread Slices  8 crustless Mozzarella Cheese  1 1/2 cup grated Onion  1 large finely chopped Coriander Leaves  2 tablespoons chopped Green Chillies 2 chopped Chaat Masala or Black Salt  1 … Continue reading Bread Rolls (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)