Category Archives: Ideas for meals

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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HEALTHY VEGETARIAN MOUSAKKA

Today i bring you a healthy recipe sent to me by Ravneet Arora. This vegetarian mousakka is delicous and easy to make. Boiled brown lentils replace the minced meat in a regular mousakka. You can even use cooked soya mince … Continue reading

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BASIC RED INDIAN SAUCE

Having a basic sauce in the fridge/freezer is a real boon for days when you have no time to cook. I have been asked many a time for an easy , healthy , and yet delicious basic sauce for our … Continue reading

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EASY RAINBOW BIRYANI (CHICKEN OR VEG)

So much has been written , shared , and discussed about biryani. I have had so many requests for an easy biryani and always wonder if there are shortcuts to simplifying such a complicated dish? Well…. with due respect to … Continue reading

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ECUADORIAN LENTILS WITH YELLOW RICE

How about some “daal chawal” the Ecuadorian way today? Lentils and rice are a very common meal in most desi homes. Today I bring you a recipe tried and tested by a dear friend of mine Ravneet Arora. It is … Continue reading

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SWEET PARATHA/SWEET INDIAN BREAD

Today I bring you a sweet paratha or roti delicately flavoured with nigella/onion seeds and fennel. I was inspired by a recipe I saw by Chef Sanjay Thumma and tweaked it a bit. This is a good way of using … Continue reading

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ROASTED LEG OF LAMB WITH SAFFRON

Roasted leg of lamb is a nice festive dish to serve on special days. Today I bring for all of you this lovely special roasted leg of lamb. I have many followers from all over the world who are celebrating … Continue reading

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