Stuffed Mirchi pakoda/ Red Chilli fritters

Stuffed Red Chilli Fritters | Mirchi Pakoda

Am I the only one who dreams about crispy and spicy snack? I translated my craving to these “Stuffed red chilli fritters” or “Mirchi Pakoda | Bhajiya”, when I recently went to grocery store and found these perfect yummy red chillies. Seeing these chillies, I got immediately tempted and bought them, only to translate these into a scrumptious snack for my evening tea.

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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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Kathal Ka Achar | Jackfruit Pickle Recipe

Jackfruit Pickle

Mango Pickle, Chilli pickle, Lemon pickle etc are common pickles you will find easily however when talking of less common pickles Jackfruit pickle is one I really crave for!

Jackfruit pickle (कटहल का अचार) is one thing that surely I can say my mother-in-law is an expert. Jackfruit is a seasonal fruit is normally available fresh during March through May, and for someone like me who lives in UK, its a novelty to find fresh Jackfruit.

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Rajma Masala Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

Rajma Masala – Kidney Bean Curry

Rajma does not need any introduction for an Indian household. Likewise Kidney beans is widely known term in west too. Having said that Rajma has not been so popular as Chole (Chick Pea) or Samosa in west. Objective of my recipe here is to familiarise this to my audience in west as well as for the from Indian subcontinent to suggest how to make restaurant style authentic punjabi rajma masala.

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