During my spinster days I either liked to cook exotic stuff and not cook at all at times! 🙂 This is a non spicy chicken recipe which I used to make it quite often then. This dish will not only suit the taste palettes of my European friends but also my Indian friends who am sure are going to love it! So this weekend why not try out this recipe? …don’t forget to give me a feedback though! 🙂Read more
Month: December 2009
Pronounced as ‘tra-khana‘ this is a Greek breakfast cereal I had during my trip to Greece 3 months back. I loved it so much so that i picked up few packets of it for my Indian kitchen back home… and I absolutely love it :). Thanks Kay for teaching me how to make it!Read more
We are living in times where most of the things come to us pre-done. Making ravioli from scratch is not required any more. All you need to do is to visit your nearest super market and pick a packet of ravioli just like any other pasta packet! And that’s what I did, when I made ravioli pasta last week …Read more
The measurement are for a 1/2 – 1 kg cake
Initial Spread : This is the basic spread to beging with any icing on the cake
- Cream 200 gms of butter
- Add 3 tbsp of icing sugar (heaped) little by little and cream well
Butter Icing (for piping)Read more
Ok! this one is for my European friends who love the Indian chai…and couldn’t stop missing it after their trips to India. Guys you can make it at home! its fairly simple 🙂 so here goes!
Water – 3/4 cup
Milk – 1/4 cup (if using highly skimmed milk then make water and milk 1/2 cup each )Read more
Shahi means ‘royal’ and paneer is cottage cheese in Hindi. Litellay transalated its a royal dish made out of paneer. Its a great accompaniment with Indian breads. Make it for lunch or dinner or at your Indian evening part thrown for friends. You are sure to get lots of praises, I asuure you…so do try it out 🙂Read more
Something that really excites all, kids or adult is a warm freshly baked chocolate chip cookie. The buttery crumbly texture as you bite into thick chunks of chocolate, the feeling is absolutely divine! 🙂 Check it out!
Butter – 120 gms
Sugar Powder – 135 gms
Egg – 1 no. (beaten)Read more
Dhokla reminds me of the days of college. On my way back home was this snack shop who made excellent dhoklas. And I always ended up packing few to take back for family evening snack time. Dhoklas can be made very easily and are tasty too. Next time you are looking for ideas for snacks for your family…try this out!Read more
One thing that really amazd me in Europe was that almost everybody knew what Naan was and frequented Indian restaurants just for Naan and curry. So this particluar recipe is for you my friends sitting miles away and in absolute love with this unique for of Indian bread!
All purpose flour (maida) – 250 gmsRead more
Come winters and the variety of vegetables that is available off the shelf is just amazing. The word pulao takes me back in time when hot steaming pulao used to make the freezing winters so very warm and enjoyable. That hot pulao and spicy raita enjoyed from the cosy comforts of home as you watched the fog… sigh! While I think about my good ol’ days…why dont you check out the recipe? :)…let me know how you liked it though!Read more