Egg and Mushroom korma

Introduction This delicious and mouthwatering recipe was the outcome when I was not much in a mood to cook an elaborate meal for the dinner ,but at the same time wanted to have something really scrumptious. As my family always wanting to have something special in the evening like any other day and having not…

Vegetable Dalia(Savoury broken wheat vegetable upma)

We all are nowadays aware of the virtues associated with the first meal of the day “the breakfast”.So most of us try our level best in keeping it wholesome and nutritious.But personally I feel that breakfast,apart from being wholesome and nutritious should haveĀ  variety in order to make it interesting,instead making it unappealing by keeping…

Spicy & Crispy Colocasia Leaf Pinwheels(Patode)

Colocasia leaves or Taro leaves are edible too apart from its roots.These are widely consumed in India as well as in South East Asian countries.It is a nutritionally dense leafy vegetable in terms of minerals and vitamins,but need to be processed properly before consumption as it contains certain irritants which may cause discomfort to the…

Pasta in Arrabiata Sauce

Introduction: Pasta cooked in Arrabiata sauce is simplest but fiery dish in terms of its spiciness.”Arrabiata” in Italian literally means angry and thus the name of the sauce refers to the spiciness of the sauce.It is simplest to cook and appeals to me most because of the generous use of tomatoes, and tomatoes in cooked…

Murg Kali Mirchi(Black pepper chicken)

Introduction: Murg Kali Mirchi or the Black pepper chicken as the name suggest is a delicious chicken curry where black pepper appears to be the main ingredient and this is true to some extent,but black pepper acts like a taste enhancer rather then the main ingredient.This is a very popular and a delicious dish.It is…

Kashmiri Nadru Yakhni(Lotus Root cooked in yogurt curry)

Introduction The lotus root (rhizome) as the name suggests is the root of the lotus flower.It is long and woody and can stretch up to 4 feet.It is used as a vegetable in Asian cuisines within soups,or are deep fried,stir fried,braised or cooked in other interesting ways.It has numerous health benefits that are mainly attributed…

Orange Cake with Mascarpone Cheese Frosting

Introduction: Ever since I started cooking,baking had always been my first love and that too baking cakes.This used to be the only sweet dish that I relished during my childhood days and had voracious appetite for it.The colorful frosting over the cakes use to be so fascinating and the way it was licked before biting…

Palak Chicken(Chicken cooked in mildly spiced spinach gravy)

Introduction: Palak(spinach) chicken may not seem a novelty to many of us ,especially non vegetarians from Northern India,but I sway ,spinach when combined with chicken turns out lip smacking.Since I am very fond of spinach ,I love to make this dish very often during winters when spinach is available in abundance.Though,spinach is available round the…

Kadahi Paneer

Introduction: Paneer dishes are very common to find in the menu of any restaurants.It stands out as a favourite option for most vegetarians especially in North India.Paneer can form part of salads,starters,main course ,accompaniments and desserts too,hence its versatility . Kadahi paneer is a mildly spiced dish cooked in onion and tomato based gravy.It is…

Mango Vanilla Srikhand (Mango flavoured yogurt based sweet dish)

Introduction: Ever since mango season started I always wanted to do recipes involving mangoes. There were lot of recipes which I wanted to do but somehow my plans did not work out as I wanted.But nevertheless today I am here with a very simple but really delicious recipe with ripe mangoes called Mango Vanilla Srikhand….

Lemon Rice

Introduction: Lemon rice is an excellent comfort food which is full of flavors.It is a popular South Indian rice recipe . Lemon rice to me is the best way to consume leftover rice in a delicious way.The aroma of curry leaves and the tanginess of lime juice along with some spices adds altogether a new…