Cheesy Mushroom Brroccoli Starter Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Cheesy Mushroom Broccoli

My daughter is a is cheese fan and I am not averse to it either. I love mushrooms and we, as a family love broccoli too. With these things in my mind, I always wanted to try out something like a french or italian cuisine and which led me to experiment. I have earlier mentioned that I love bruschetta con fughi.

So I decided to make something on those lines. If am honest, I am not sure how anyone else will feel about this recipe, but I loved the end product so did my family (and the guest who was my guinea pig) 😀

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Parval Aalo sabzi recipe

Aloo Parwal Sabzi/ Pointed Gourd Curry

I often meet people who say there are not many vegetables they can eat, hence they have to eat non-veg food. I have grown up in a vegetarian family, and there are options umpteen. Today I am sharing recipe of a vegetable from gourd family. This is called Pointed Gourd, commonly referred as Parwal (परवल). You can make a few things itself with this simple veg, I will try to cover those in my future posts, today I am sharing curry of pointed gourd made with potato.

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Dahi Ke Arbi

Dahi Wali Arbi

Food is undeniably one thing that binds the world. Food is also the same thing which separates the world. Each culture has its influence on its cuisine and if we talk of Indian cuisine itself, it is so widely diverse. South is famous for its curd rice concept, which would be normally frowned up on in north of India. Interestingly this yogurt based Colocasia is from north, so same yogurt is happily accepted in a curry.

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Lamb Keema | MInced Lamb Recipe

Lamb Keema – Mutton Keema

Minced lamb (मटन कीमा) when cooked with aromatic spices, tomatoes, onion and garlic yields a perfect mouth watering dish, which can be used as main dish or as side with some other curry with gravy. Lamb keema is a “happy dish” (as I call it), that it can be easily paired with any bread or naan or can be used as a filling in sandwich or as even topper on jacked potatoes.

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Punjabi Tinda Masala | Your Food Fantasy

Punjabi Tinda Masala | Apple Gourd Masala

Talking off the off beat vegetables, Tinda (टिंडा) stands out. It is also called “Indian squash”, “round melon”“Indian round gourd” or “apple gourd” or “Indian baby pumpkin”. Tinda is also called “tindsi” in Rajasthan part of India. When I was kid, I used to make faces thinking of eating Tinda, thanks to ad reputation it carries for no real reason. When I tasted it for the first time (force fed by mom), I was astonished to see how nice this vegetable is!

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Bharwa Bhindi Recipe | Stuffed Okra Recipe

Stuffed Okra – Bharwa Bhindi Recipe

Bhindi, also known as Okra or Ladyfinger is one of my favourite vegetable. This is one of the common vegetable found in India, however in UK its less so common (rarely found in Tesco or Waitrose) and I look forward to visiting Indian grocery stores where I stand more chance of getting fresh bhindi. Bharwa Bhindi (भरवा भिन्डी) is from Indian Cuisine where the okra /bhindi is stuffed with spicy filling and this vegan dish goes really well with Indian flatbreads.

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