Category Archives: Ideas for meals

DAAL AND PURI / LENTILS WITH FRIED BREAD

Daal ( lentils) are a staple part of the Indian diet, with so many vegetarians . They are a great source of protein and there are umpteen ways to cook them. They are not expensive and a small amount goes … Continue reading

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Tomato Rice

This recipe is an excellent way of using left over white rice. It is delicately flavoured with a few spices and ofcourse the goodness of tomatoes. INGREDIENTS : 2 cups of cooked basmati or any kind of rice 1/2 teaspoon … Continue reading

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CHARGHA CHICKEN

This recipe originates from Pakistan and its a popular street food there. I first saw the recipe on several blogs and was truly fascinated by it. The original concept  to marinate , steam and then deep fry a whole chicken … Continue reading

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FIVE MINUTE CHICKEN ALFREDO WITH VEGGIES AND PASTA

This is a real favourite with my family and an easy one pot dish. Its quick and nourishing at the same time. INGREDIENTS: 350 grams of chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces 4 tablespoons of butter (you can also … Continue reading

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CHEESY CHICKEN TIKKA

  This récipe was inspired by many factors. The need to créate something new, the need to play with flavours and to please all of you. I keep on getting requests for non fried snacks, or practical récipes. I live … Continue reading

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HEALTHY SALMON BIRYANI

Salmon is a popular fish in Europe and recommended by doctors as part of our diet. Today I bring you a quick, healthy biryani. One associates biryani as a real rich dish full of nuts and ghee, but it doesnt … Continue reading

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15 MINUTE DHABA STYLE CHICKEN

“Dhabas” are small eaterys which are all over the highways in India. They are known for their distinctive style of cooking and people make it a point to stop by them and eat their signature dishes. Such is my dish … Continue reading

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MANGALOREAN FISH CURRY

Dont we all have memories of food we have eaten in our childhood? This fish curry was taught to me by my nanny Rosy who hailed from Mangalore. Now I do not know if its a typical mangaloren fish curry … Continue reading

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RESTAURANT STYLE ALOO SAAG

Aloo saag is so popular with everyone who loves indian food. This combination of potatoes with spinach is really amazing, healthy and a favorite with many, not to mention spinach lovers. There are so many ways to make this dish, … Continue reading

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OKRA AND POTATOES SINDHI STYLE WITH KHICHRI

Okras are a great source of vitamins and fibre and such a versatile vegetable. We Sindhis tend to make this in many different ways. Deep fried , or smothered in green chutney, filled with spices and then sauteed etc etc. … Continue reading

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