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Chicken soup

you may not agree with me but, I believe that chicken soup is food for the soul. You could be curled up in bed on a cold evening, nursing a rabid cold or flu, or even rushing to work for meetings; the soup is succour. Trust me, I kid you not! It is nutritious, packed with flavour and can satiate the tummy like no other food can.

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Sticky pork ribs

I prefer a cast iron pan to roast the meat because it gives even colour and faster results. You can use a non-stick pan as well. The trick to this recipe is in browning the meat to seal in all the flavours.

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Mughlai Keema pockets (mughlai parantha)

It is a spicy pocket of food that is made out of flour that is stuffed with cooked minced meat or a stuffing of choice and then deep fried. Best served with a liberal dollop of tangy mint chutney, this paranta makes for a super tasty food to carry on picnics or even in the school tiffin box.

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Laal Maans (red mutton curry)

The Indian state of Rajasthan has a rich cultural heritage. It is also the state where, it is believed, that the Rajput (warrior) clans originated. In the days of yore the state was divided into principalities.

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Chicken & Ham Quiche

I had a half pack of fresh cream gasping its last breath in my fridge. I poked into all corners of my brain for a recipe (even searched the net) but all I came up with was recipes that presented no challenge. Bah! Then I remembered…a fragment of a memory …

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Malai Paneer Tikka

My older daughter does not have a spice palate. She abhors spicy food and would rather go hungry than eat it. So, it is more for her than for the family that I develop recipes which are low on the spice quotient and yet are delicious. This recipe for paneer …

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Masala Fish fry

I love seafood like crabs, lobsters, Cray fish etc but for some reason I could never take to the taste of fish. So, I eat neither the fresh water nor the sea water variety. But, my husband loves fish. My daughters too like it although they prefer chicken more. Hence, …

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Chicken kaalimirch (pepper) tikka

Everyone loves tikkas; be they chicken, mutton, fish, paneer or vegetable tikkas. In fact, this is one dish that has become popular everywhere in the world. And, why not! Tikkas are perfectly cooked, juicy morsels of food that melt in the mouth. My other tikka recipes incorporate a lot of …

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