Who does not know about samosa? Originating from Indian subcontinent, samosa has gone all over the world and has morphed into various forms. Whilst for me the original Punjabi samosa remains most favourite, however with kids in house, I have to think of food which is kid friendly too.Continue reading “Apple Pie Samosa”
Its full on apple season in the UK, and with no surprises apples are blooming at peak in September across many households, thanks to good UK weather and that it is common to find apple tree in backyard of many British homes.
Kofta, its a ball made up of minced stuffing mixed with spices. In its simplest form Kofta is primarily made of minced meat, however in Indian subcontinent, for the vegetarians, its mainly filled with Paneer or Lauki (Bottle Gourd). There are shrimp and fish koftas too, found mainly in coastal regions of India.
Depending on where in world you are, you may find Kofta made as dry balls or can be with gravy (generally served with rice).
Its a long time that I have shared any recipe and I was wondering what shall I share this time around, I thought why not share something which I made recently.
I had some excess yogurt at home and I had bought Spinach to make Palak Paneer, but when I asked my partner if he fancies having palak paneer, he did not sound too excited about it. Immediately I thought I can make “Palak Kadhi / Spinach Kadhi” (पालक की कढ़ी). It was like killing three birds in a go. 1. I can use yogurt, 2. I can use my spinach and lastly it gives me a good meal too.
Its been a couple of months I visited a local Thai restaurant, and had Pad Thai. Ever since then I had idea brewing in my mind to create something which is a good fusion of Indian and Thai cuisine. Both these cuisines have distinct flavour, hence I wanted to preserve the same and offer something scrumptious yet authentic. Hence I decided to play gently with flavours to maintain originality and offer newness.
Bedmi Puri once known only in Agra, Mathura and Aligarh area of India is now much more popular and can be found in larger northern part of India. Bedmi Puri, is a popular Indian street food, which is wheat flour based bread stuffed with spiced lentils and served normally with a spicy potato curry (Aalo ke raseele sabzi).
Bedmi Puri also popularly known as bedmi aloo, bedmi kachori, urad dal kachori, bedami or bedmi puri aloo sabzi.
The history of sweets dates back to more than thousands of years. Kaju pista roll (काजू पिस्ता रोल) is an indian sweet / mithai recipe prepared from powdered cashews and pistachios. These elongated rolls looks absolutely delicious, which make them perfect for festivals like Diwali, Holi or any other celebration.
Preparation time : 30 minutes
Cooking time : 5 minutes
Serving : 16 (pieces)
Rashogulla also called Rasgulla being a Bengali (Eastern part of India) sweet is very delicious and easy to make which requires only few basic ingredients from the kitchen cupboard. There has been a long debate if rasgulla originated from bengal or orissa, now its confirmed that its from orissa / odisha.
This melt in mouth, soft and spongy cheese ball originated from Orissa but is famous among all northern and eastern part of india. Below is my “step by step recipe of making rasgulla”
October is on now, and I can feel chill in the air. Schools have re-opened and days are getting shorter. Ahh…I crave for British summer…but its a long wait for it…good news is that at least one thing keeps coming every month. This is my Degustabox. I got September box delivered around 17th Sept and those of you follow me on Instagram would know how I have been busy. I have finally got some time to share my thoughts on the contents of September box from Degustabox. Continue reading “Degustabox Review – September 2019”
Murg Kali Mirch or Black Pepper Chicken, is one simple chicken curry which comes to my mind when someone asks for a simple and easy to make chicken curry. This chicken curry suits those who do not want the hot spices but a chicken curry on lighter notes of spices.Continue reading “Murg Kali Mirch”
Wake me up when September ends…September month is almost half gone…this year is just flying and I realised I am about to get my September Degustabox delivered soon, so before I get September box, here is my review of box which I received in August.
“Biryani”, when you hear this magical what comes to your mind? If you visualise fragrant rice smeared in mouth watering spices along with chicken, mutton, egg or veggies, then you are not the only one.
I say “Biryani is a ritual, is a religion, is an emotion”.