Paneer Potato cutlets or tikki is a well known Indian starter, and is something which is easy to make, delicious and mass pleaser. Normally, it popular in north of India, however owing to its popularity, its finding its place in people’s heart across India and rest of the world. A massive majority of people love paneer. Usually paneer cutlets are made primarily with paneer only. However, here I have infused potatoes to add carbs along with paneer (protein). My recipe here is with the focus of people who observe fast (Hindu fast, such as during Navratri, Shivratri, etc). I will also explain, how you can make it so that it is not only specific to fasting days.Continue reading “Paneer Potato Cutlet Recipe – Paneer Aloo Tikki”
Your quest for this Indo-Chinese style chicken appetiser ends here with this semi dry chilli chicken. This dish is widely available across the length and breadth of India, however real trick is to make it as you find finest restaurants. Normally, you will find this chilli chicken made as boneless, however if you are like my partner, Kapil, you can have it with bone too. I hope you will find this Indian style chilli chicken recipe giving the same taste as you find in your local favourite restaurant.Continue reading “Restaurant Style Chilli Chicken Recipe”
Gujiya, what sort of image do you get in your mind, when you hear this word? I can’t stop thinking of palm sized deep fried tasty sweet dumplings. These small sweet delicacies, which are crisp and soft on top crust, and filled with yummy stuffing of mava, is a thing to die for. I take lot of pride in gujiyas I make, and I am hoping that my mava or khoya gujiya recipe is something which a gujiya lover will enjoy. Make these gujiyas during Holi (festival of colors), Diwali or any occasion, and these gujiyas won’t disappoint you.Continue reading “Gujiya Recipe – गुझिया – Khoya Ghujiya Recipe”
Aloo tikki is one of commonly known name in Northern India. These fried potato patties topped with uniquely made chickpea curry and assorted chutneys offers a mouth watering dish, that is difficult to resist from eating. If you been to North of India or even places like Mumbai, you can notice that this tikki chaat or aloo tikki chaat, being sold by Indian road side hand cart vendors (thela). This aloo tikki chaat recipe is sam as how you will find in Delhi.Continue reading “Aloo Tikki Chaat recipe – Step by Step Guide”
Dahi Vada (दही बड़ा) is a popular Indian snack and is one of my absolute favourite. Its extremely popular in north of India, though known across the India. Most of the lavish celebrations will include dahi vada in it. Here is my recipe of soft dahi vada aka dahi bhalla, which should give you one of the best dahi vada.Continue reading “Dahi Vada Recipe – Dahi Bhalla Recipe”
Pav Bhaji (पाव भाजी) is a spicy curry of mixed vegetables (bhaji) cooked in a special blend of spices and served with soft buttered pav (white rolls slightly toasted with butter). It is any Indian food lover’s dream to have hot bhaji with a piece of buttery shallow fried bun and some chopped onions. I hope that with this Mumbai style Pav bhaji recipe of mine, I have done justice to the authentic taste of pav bhaji.Continue reading “Pav Bhaji Recipe – How to make Best Pav Bhaji”
Punjabi Samosa recipe – Learn how to make best crunchy samosa with yummy flaky surface and delicious filling of green peas and boiled potato.
This samosa has put India on the world map. Worldwide, everyone knows what is a samosa. This samosa has been part of numerous love stories and has touched lives of millions of people in the world. Indian rains and conversations can never complete without spicy hot samosa and a cu of tea.Continue reading “Punjabi Samosa – Step by Step Recipe”
An absolutely common breakfast / snack in northern part of India is this Besan ka Cheela / Chilla (बेसन का चीला). This is traditional Gram flour (Besan) based pancake recipe which is also popularly known as Pudla or Vegetarian Omelette owing to its colour and texture and similarity to Omelette. A gluten-free and vegan savory pancake made from gram flour and veggies, this Besan Chilla is a famous Indian food, mostly served as breakfast.
“Besan Cheela” has lot similarity to Dosa of southern India or pancakes of west (except that besan chilla is not sweet but savoury). During those busy morning hours, this comes pretty handy as a quick breakfast recipe, or when you bored of routine cereals try out this simple recipe, absolutely filling and is ready really quickly.Continue reading “Besan Cheela – Chilla – Pudla Recipe, Step By Step Guide”
Atta ka laddo recipe – Winter brings its own share of joys. For me it also brings memories of my time in India when I would eat numerous things. One of the things which I used to eat in chilly north-indian winters was atta ladoo. These ladoos are considered to bring warmth. I can still recall the delicious taste of these ladoos. I do not make these ladoos very often here in UK, however I do make these on request. Recently a friend of mine requested me to make a batch of fresh atta ladoo for her, then I thought I should share this atta ladoo recipe too.Continue reading “Atta Ladoo Recipe – Wheat Flour Ladoo”
Spinach namak para recipe – Diwali is round the corner and those who know me, know that I love colorful food. I am a huge fan of namak para, so this time around, I have thought of making spinach namak para. Spinach namak para gives a nice twist to the traditional namak para, in terms of color as well as taste. For those less familiar with namak para, consider these as savoury twisters.Continue reading “Spinach Namak Para Recipe (Step by Step)”