Samosa Pinwheels

Introduction: Who does not like to have fried stuff.I am an ardent fan of fried foods.But here I would like to clarify that I love to have only the home cooked  one.In my opinion the style of cooking of a particular dish should not be fiddled with just in the name of making it healthier.If…

Appam

Introduction: Appam is a pancake made from fermented batter of rice and coconut milk.It is a dish from the Indian subcontinent especially from Southern India from the states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu.It is eaten in the breakfast and also in the dinner served with some curry or chutneys.The beauty of this dish lies in…

Chicken Chettinad

Introduction: Chicken Chettinad is a classic Indian recipe of chicken from Chettinad cuisine of Tamil Nadu from Southern India.It is a fiery chicken curry with lots of spices and coconut that is high on chilies and is sure to ignite your taste buds.But before jumping on the recipe a brief introduction to the Chettinad cuisine…

Mutton Masala Curry

Introduction: Ever since I have got into converting my daily cooking into blogs……the cooking has got even more joyful for me.This time it has been almost a month that I did not write any…the reason being simple that I was on vacation .But I was on vacation for only 14 days ,then why so much…

Black Chickpea Falafel

Introduction: Falafel is a Middle Eastern Mediterranean dish known to be originated from Egypt.These are deep fried balls made from soaked chickpeas or garbanzo beans which are grounded to a coarse paste along with spices and herbs.It is usually served as a part of mezze (small meal or snack )platter  and is a protein substitute…

Minty Peach Lemonade

Introduction: Its peak summer time in Delhi when the temperatures are soaring and killing the liveliness of people around.Each day seems to be in competition with the previous day in terms of gaining a degree higher then the previous.But in the midst of all this the market seems to be flooded with assortment of fruits…

Spaghetti in Walnut and Basil Pesto Sauce with Lemon and Garlic Prawns

Introduction: The walnut and basil pesto is a variation of the original pesto alla genovese,the quintessential pesto recipe made from Genovese basil,coarse salt,garlic,Liguarian extra virgin olive oil,European pine nuts and grated cheese like Parmigiano Reggiano or Grana Padano and Pecorini sardo or Pecorini romano.Traditionally pesto is prepared in a marble mortal with wooden pestle where…

Chicken Pulav

Introduction: Chicken pulav is a simple to cook one pot meal with a lovely combination of chicken and long grain basmati rice cooked together without involving any complicated techniques of layering etc.like in a biryani.It is a comfort meal that does not involve too much of pre-preparations and can be cooked even by a novice.Its…

Tandoori Chicken Tikka

Introduction: The juicy chicken tikka /steaks marinated in an orange coloured spiced yogurt coming out straight from the tandoor into any non vegetarians plate emanating smoky aroma is a delight.Tandoori chicken tikka is a very popular food that serve as an appetizer and can be also converted to meal if it is wrapped up in…

Rasgullas

Introduction: Rasgulla is a very popular sweet from Bengal and Orissa.It is made up of chhena and sugar thus making it very simple in terms of ingredients.The best thing about it is that it is non fried and the excess sweetness can be squeezed from it in the form of sugar syrup before consuming making…