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

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

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

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)

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