Stuffed Bread Roll

Potato Stuffed Bread Roll Recipe

Potato Bread roll (आलू ब्रेड रोल) is a wonderful snack recipe which is made using two main everyday use ingredients bread slices and potatoes. Being crunchy from outside and soft from inside, this makes a best option when it comes to having a snack which can be prepared in a jiffy.

Prepration Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Serving: 6 pieces

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Achari Gosht Recipe / Achari Mutton

Achari Gosht / Achari Mutton (अचारी गोश्‍त) is a wonderful, pretty simple yet absolutely ravishing recipe which hails from Awadhi cuisine of Uttar Pradesh . Achari Gosht got its name due to the presence of  Achari / pickled flavours  into it. It is cooked in Mustard oil with onion seeds, mustard seeds, fennel and fenugreek seeds, and all these are key ingredients for any kind of pickle. 

Preparation time : 30 minutes

Cooking Time : 40-45 minutes

Serving : 5-6

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Methi Paratha |

Methi paratha recipe | How to make Methi paratha | Fenugreek paratha

Methi / Fenugreek Paratha (मेंथी के परांठे) is a popular name in northern india, specially when it comes about punjabi breakfast option. Fenugreek / Methi lifts up the flavours of any dish when combined with vegetables like potato, cauliflower, peas etc. The aroma that it gives out is absolutely amazing. If you top any curry with dried fenugreek leaves, it adds extra aroma to your dish and make a boring curry to an amazing dish. 

Methi / Fenugreek paratha is made using fresh green fenugreek leaves combined with flour. Fenugreek has numerous health benefits which can help in overall well being. Fenugreek is good for health as it is rich in iron, is good antioxidant and also a good source of dietary fiber. It also has vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, potassium and selenium. It is beneficial to diabetic patients as it  helps to lower down blood sugar level.

It is just one great thing to include in your diet and avail all the benefits of this green wonder. Methi paratha is one good option of using this vegetable and which is liked by all age group.

Prepration time: 20minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serving: Yields 12 parathas

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How to make instant green chilli pickle |

Instant Green Chilli Pickle

Instant Green Chilli Pickle (हरी मिर्च का अचार) is hot, spicy, tangy and very quick and easy to make. It is a true delight for your taste buds if you love to accompany something spicier with your food. Generally speaking, pickle is one thing that most of the south-asians will crave for to compliment the food. You can eat it will indian bread (Chappati, Thepla, Puri, etc) or make a simple meal exciting when you have only Dal and Rice.

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 10 minutes

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Lamb Chops Recipe -

Lamb Chops / Mutton Chops Recipe

When you talk of non-vegetarian starters, one thing that crosses mind is soft, tender Lamb Chops. Quick and easy to cook, lamb chops have tender, juicy meat, which is best served hot. It tastes so scrumptious that, you won’t realise it could be so easy to make it. You can make it in Oven (Oven Lamb Chops), or on Tawa (Flat Pan). I am sharing both the options here. For mutton lovers, you can make Mutton Chops following the same recipe, and you have your favourite chops ready at home.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Marination time: 8 – 10 hours / Overnight (Longer you marinade, better the taste)

Cooking time: 30 – 35 minutes

Serving: 6

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Lauki Kofta Curry with Rice | YourFoodFantasy

Lauki Kofta / Lauke ke Kofte

Lauki /Doodhi kofta (लौकी के कोफ्ते )or bottle gourd kofta is a commonly made main course curry in northern part of india. The Soft, melt in mouth dumplings made out of lauki dipped in onion tomato based gravy make anybody to drool for them. It contains many vitamins and minerals, such as, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A, C and folate. Ayurveda recommends cooked lauki or bottle gourd for better digestion. It is cooling, calming, diuretic and anti-bilious. This is of course the easiest way to feed lauki / bottle gourd to the person who don’t like to eat normal lauki curry. 

Prepration time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serving: 5-6

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Punjabi Egg Curry |

Punjabi Egg Curry Recipe | Anda curry in Dhaba Style

Punjabi egg curry (एग करी), is one such recipe that is extremely simple and easy. There are days when you are not in great mood to do elaborate cooking, or need to prepare something that is tasty, fulfilling, gives protein, and something that you can cook with ingredients normally found in a house, all you do is make egg curry. You can enjoy this with rice, chapatti, bread, naan, anything really.

Sharing my step by step recipe which is dhaba style.

Prepration time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serving : 3-4

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Strawberry Jam recipe | by Meenu Guopta

Easy Homemade Strawberry Jam

When you think of ‘Strawberry’ what comes to your mind? The big red and juicy image of Strawberry. There are umpteen things that you can do with Strawberries (apart from eating raw). So this time around when I plucked some fresh strawberries from a farm, I thought of doing something that could last for longer…I decided to make Strawberry Jam. To my own surprise this jam tasted far better than what I used to get from supermarket, and my 4 year old approved the same with both thumbs up. Below is the simple and easy recipe for the same.

Preparation time : 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes

Serving: Yields around 1.5 kg of jam

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baingan bharta recipe by meenu gupta

Baingan bharta

Baingan/Aubergine/Eggplant Bharta (बैँगन का भरता) is a north indian side dish which hails from Punjabi cuisine and is made by roasting aubergine on direct flame. It is a simple but exotic dish which is known for its smoky flavour.Traditionally this bharta (pronounced as Bhurr-taah) is made by roasting eggplant in a charcoal based tandoor but at home we can use the simple method of roasting it directly on Gas stove. This dish is liked by all even those who don’t like eating eggplant, the smokey flavour is something which is hard to resist.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes

Serving: 4-5

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Gemista recipe | Yamista recipe | Greek food recipe

Gemista (Greek Stuffed Tomatoes and peppers with rice)

Just few weeks ago, fortunately (thanks to my loving Husband), I got a chance to explore the most beautiful Greek island Santorini. Famous for its infrastructure, I found that island amazingly beautiful and offered some best option in terms of food. Generally when I go out in Europe, being vegetarian I get less options of having some great food. But this island offered me some great dishes. The most common dish which one can find in every Greek restaurant are Greek salad with feta cheese, Fava and Gemista. I tried all the three and liked Gemista very much. I had that in two different restaurants and its really difficult to decide which one was best as both were superb!

Gemista or Yemista which in Greek means ‘filled with’ is juicy, healthy, bursting with fresh and vibrant colours and flavours, is a traditional recipe for Greek stuffed Bell peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables which can be stuffed and baked until soft and nicely browned. The traditional Greek recipe for Gemista can be either vegetarian or non vegetarian depending upon your choice of food.  

In Vegetarian version Gemista, filling is made with rice, chopped vegetables and baked in a tomato based sauce. It maybe  stuffed with minced meat for their non vegetarian version. There are countless versions of Gemista around Greece and every household has  got its own recipe for it. People in Santorini are so nice and helpful as when I expressed my desire to cook and experiment with food, both the chefs gave me the recipe without any hesitation which were almost similar to one another. Here in this recipe I have followed Greek chef’s advice on core cooking, however have added few tips from my own style of cooking like using less oil and spices. 

Preparation time : 45 minutes

Cooking time : 60 minutes

Serving : 3

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Malai Kofta | Your Food Fantasy

Malai Kofta

Malai Kofta (मलाई कोफ्ता) is a famous dish which hails from Mughlai cuisine. Malai means Cream and kofta means dumpling, so malai kofta is soft dumplings dipped in creamy curry. In Mughlai cuisine  malai kofta is made in white base gravy . To give it a north indian taste, the gravy is made with tomatoes. 

Here in this post I am covering the recipe of tomato gravy malai kofta. If you ever wish to know how good a cook is, ask for Malai Kofta. This is one dish which really requires skill, and to validate how good a restaurant is, I order this when trying out Indian cuisine in a restaurant. Hopefully I have done justice with my cooking procedure with Malai Kofta and sharing the same. 

Preparation time: 20-25 minutes

Cooking time : 35 minutes

Serving :  4-5

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Paneer tikka made on tawa | your food fantasy

Paneer Tikka

Paneer Tikka (पनीर टिक्का) originates from India, and is made from chunks of Paneer (cottage cheese) marinated in spices and grilled in tandoor. It is one of the supreme delicacy for vegetarians, as an alternative to Chicken tikka. In absence of tandoor, you can also make it on tava, however tandoor offers the special smokey flavour. I made it using a Barbecue tandoor as well as tava. Below is my simple to follow step by step recipe, the key to success here is marination.

Preparation time : 10 minutes (Excluding time for leaving aside for marination)

Cooking time : 15-20 minutes (Excludes heating the tandoor)

Serving : 5-6

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masala paneer recipe| by meenu gupta

masala paneer

Masala paneer (पनीर मसाला) is a simple way of cooking paneer with different spices to make a great side dish for your lunch or dinner. This is quick and easy to make and definitely can satisfy your taste buds.

Preparation time : 15 minutes

Cooking time : 20 minutes

Servings : 4-5

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samosa recipe | your food fantasy by meenu gupta

Punjabi Samosa

Samosa (समोसा) is a popular street food or snack of Northern India which don’t need any introduction. It’s crisp patties stuffed with spicy potato and pea filling. 

There are many variety of filling  which can be used to stuff in samosa , to make different types of samosas but nothing can beat the taste of original Punjabi style of potato samosa.

Preparation time: 20 minutes

Cooking time : 25 minutes

Serving : 6-8

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Dal Makhni

Dal makhani is a extremely popular dish originating from the northern part (Punjab) of India. This was indeed a staple for in undivided india prior to partition. The primary ingredients in dal makhani are whole black lentil (urad) and red kidney beans (rajma) . Owing to its rich texture and presence of butter, this dal takes times to digest. Since this has lentils and kidney beans, it has high protein content.

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Matar Mushroom Curry | Your Food Fantasy

Matar Mushroom Curry / Peas Mushroom Curry

Matar Mushroom (मटर मशरूम) is a north indian, spicy onion tomato based creamy gravy with the richness of cashews and cream. Mushrooms are also known as Kumbh or Dhingri. So it is called kumbh matar curry or dhingri matar recipeWith just two main ingredients, it can be made in a jiffy if you have some unexpected guests and you want to impress them with your cooking skills. 

Sharing here, step by step recipe of a restaurant style semi dry Mushroom Matar curry.

Preparation time: 15 – 20 minutes

Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

Serving: 4-5

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