Recipes

Mango kulfi

I think all Mumbaikars will agree that Mumbai is not Mumbai without South Bombay or SOBO as we call it. That area of Mumbai also called town although famous for many things, hold a special charm for me. Hmm…I know you’ll ask me why. It is because on Marine Drive …

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Dhodha Barfi

Dhodha is a sweet popular in the Northern part of India. Traditionally, it was prepared during the winters to ward off the bitter cold since the sweet incorporates ghee and lots of dry fruits.Note - Some recipes add broken and sprouted wheat (dalia sprouts) or semolina (suji/rawa) to the recipe during the roasting process. For the above recipe, if you wish to add that then you may add 1 tablespoon of either ingredient. Or, if you want the shortcut version of this recipe then you can simply use mawaa/khoya instead of reducing the milk.

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Classic crispy onion rings

Recipe Credit  – Rishika Thakur When it comes to crispy fried snacks, for me nothing makes the cut except fried onion rings. The golden rings of onion gently spiced and crisped to perfection. Now there are a lot of recipes online on how to do this. Many use a variety …

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Spice rubbed chicken breast

Recipe credit – Rishika Thakur My elder daughter loves chicken. For her, a meal if it does not involve chicken is incomplete. So, it is no surprise that when she dons the apron in the kitchen, it is chicken on the menu. This is one of her recipes that she …

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Garlic tava naan

What is the perfect accompaniment to a traditional slow cooked veg-non veg meal? The Naan, of course! The naan is a variety of Indian flat bread that uses a proofing and leavening agent and is cooked in a traditional tandoor. There are many methods to make it, with yeast or …

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Dhaba Style Chicken Curry

My favourite chicken curry dish is the Dhaba (road style stall in India) Style Chicken Curry. I love it because it uses the right proportion of Whole masala to dry masala. And, for me, the masala in any curry is the star.

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Rasgullas

If you have a sweet tooth and a fondness for traditional Indian sweets, then the rasgulla must not have escaped your scrutiny. This Bengali sweet delicacy is a favourite with almost anyone. These round orbs of cottage cheese that are simmered in a sugar syrup offer a sensationally sweet taste …

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Asian style stir fried vegetables

Chinese food is probably one of the most popular cuisines in the world. And, why not! It’s easy to prepare, tastes great and satiates those food cravings so well. Like so many others the world around, my family too loves Chinese food especially my daughters. Hence, I prepare it often.  …

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Classic Murg tikka (chiken tikka)

If you have ever bitten into a classic roadside chicken tikka, you would know that nothing beats the taste of the char grilled meat which is slow roasted over a coal fire. A lot of these roadside vendors also use make-shift tandoors fashioned out of barrels. The taste is the …

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