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

Stewed Chicken with Mushrooms

Chicken and mushrooms are a delight when had as a stew. This is a great recipe for  a quick lunch or dinner. Ready in a few simple steps. Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 25-30 minutes Servings  3-4 Main Ingredients Chicken Breasts & Mushrooms Course  Main-course Cuisine  Chinese Level of Cooking  Medium Ingredients                                 … Continue reading Stewed Chicken with Mushrooms

Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti)

A super comfort food for your weeknights. Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti with olive oil, garlic, red chilli flakes and bite-size pieces of Chicken Sausages) is extremely easy to make yet each bite is so delightful. Here’s the step by step recipe for you all; Preparation Time 8-10 minutes Cooking Time 15-20 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Spaghetti, Chicken Sausages, Garlic & Chilli Flakes Course Main-course Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Chicken … Continue reading Chicken Sausage Aglio Olio (Spaghetti)

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

Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra) brings a bag full of childhood memories. Especially the summer vacations. This was a must dish in our food boxes along with Poori (Puffed Indian Wheat Bread) whenever we used to go on a long journey. It stays fresh for over a day at room temperature. Bharwan Bhindi is a traditional North Indian dish and is made with some or the … Continue reading Bharwan Bhindi (Stuffed Okra)

Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Here’s a very delicious platter of Chole (Chickpeas Curry) and Bhature (Indian deep-fried and puffed bread made with plain/refined flour) for you all this Friday! It is a very popular North Indian delicacy which you will find in the menus of most of the North Indian restaurants. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you … Continue reading Chole Bhature (Chickpeas Curry and Indian Puffed Bread) – Fiesta Friday

Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

Chole Bhature is a very popular North Indian delicacy. You would find it in most of the North Indian restaurant menus. It is a favourite combination at home as well and we relish Chole Bhature with lemon pickle and sliced onions. If you haven’t tried this incredible dish yet, go ahead and give it a try. I had uploaded the recipe for Chole (chickpeas curry) earlier … Continue reading Bhature (Deep-fried and Puffed Plain Flour Bread)

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

Egg White and Spinach Omelette

Time for a dose of health. It can’t get better than protein, dietary fibre, vitamins, calcium, iron…. and more in a single dish. A quick recipe for breakfast, main-course or snack. Comfort food was never so nutritious. 🙂 Here’s the recipe for you all; Preparation Time 10-15 minutes Cooking Time 10 minutes Serving 1 Main Ingredients Eggs & Spinach Course Breakfast or Main-Course Level Of Cooking Easy Ingredients     … Continue reading Egg White and Spinach Omelette

Poori (Deep-fried and Puffed Wheat Bread)

Don’t we all like to have those cheat meals once in a while… 😉 Being an ardent foodie, my happiness quotient is at the highest level when I have those… Haha! Poori is a variety of Indian deep-fried and puffed bread made with whole wheat flour. It goes fantastically with veg and non-veg curries. I love it with ghugni (black chickpeas/kala chana curry) or kadhai chicken. A … Continue reading Poori (Deep-fried and Puffed Wheat Bread)

Kanjak Bhog – Ghugni, Sooji Ka Halwa and Poori (Navratri Special)

I remember how my sisters and I used to get excited during Kanjak (the ritual performed on Ashtami or Navmi mostly in North India) as we were worshipped on this day, fed with delicacies and were given gifts or money. Ghugni, Sooji Ka Halwa and Poori are the very popular and must dishes for this ritual. These are such delightful dishes that the whole family enjoys … Continue reading Kanjak Bhog – Ghugni, Sooji Ka Halwa and Poori (Navratri Special)

Prawn Curry – Shack Saturdays Special

Tantalize your taste-buds with the delectable Prawn Curry this weekend! I am short of words for this sumptuous dish! Taking this to Angie’s Fiesta Friday #61 to share in our virtual party 😀 Let’s dive into the recipe; Preparation Time 15-20 minutes Cooking Time 20-25 minutes Servings 2-3 Main Ingredients Prawns Course Main-course Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                   … Continue reading Prawn Curry – 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

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)

Lasooni Palak (Spinach with a prominent Garlic flavour)

I’m Popeye the Sailor Man. I’m Popeye the Sailor Man. I’m strong to the finich, cause I eats me spinach. I’m Popeye the Sailor Man. Well, not only for Popeye but Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins, magnesium, dietary fiber, potassium, calcium and other nutrients for all of us too. Fantastic to boost our strength. Bringing today for you all is a bowl of … Continue reading Lasooni Palak (Spinach with a prominent Garlic flavour)

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

Grilled Chicken Steak (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)

Juicy chicken steak marinated and grilled. Main focus of this delectable dish is the marinade. Goes extremely well with Black Pepper Garlic Sauce. Preparation Time 4-5 hours Cooking Time 15-17 minutes Servings 2 Main Ingredients Boneless Chicken & Ginger-Garlic Paste Main Equipment  Grill or Griddle (Tava) Course Main-course Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Chicken Breasts  2 Natural Yogurt  1 cup Red Chilli Powder  2 teaspoons Lemon Juice  2 tablespoons Ginger Paste  2 tablespoons … Continue reading Grilled Chicken Steak (Shack Saturdays Special Recipe)