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I bonded with chili chicken at a very young age, as my mom used to make this quite often… Chili chicken is a famous Indo Chinese chicken dish. You cannot find this on the menu of any Chinese restaurant, I guarantee that. You have to find an Indo Chinese restaurant to taste this. Oh wait! why do you have to go in search of an Indo Chinese restaurant when you...

I stuffed the banana peppers, I baked ’em and I gobbled ’em… This stuffed, baked banana peppers was one of the main attractions from my kitchen that happened last weekend. I usually make banana pepper fritters which is a common evening snack in India. While buying banana peppers, I wasn’t quite sure what to do with it besides frying it. And...

Oh Ya, the best homemade pizza I’ve ever made in my kitchen and it’s addictive… When it comes to pizza, one of my favorite toppings is chicken. But this time I wanted to try something different as topping and there was Salami(beef) in my refrigerator. I had no clue how this pizza would turn out nor I had tasted salami before. So from the moment I...

A traditional recipe which hasn’t yet lost it’s identity, one of my family favorites… A dish very close to my taste buds as I grew up having this on every special occasions and during all family gatherings. This is often made by my grandma, my mom and my aunts, surprisingly all of them make this particular dish so perfectly. This recipe has been...

Hands down, the best whole chicken recipe I’ve ever tasted and I am proud to say that this is my dear grandma’s recipe… I had tasted this whole chicken twice, once cooked by my grandma and another time which was 2 months ago when I was in India by my mom. Since then this dish had been on my top lists and it was yesterday I finally gave it a shot...

An easy yet flavorful chicken stir fry that you can whip in less than 30 minutes… Weekend is right around the corner and just like me many of you will be busy browsing for some kool recipes to cook over the weekend. I always look out for simple and flavorful recipes, which will not make me feel that I am spending too much time in the kitchen rather than with...

“WoW” was the first word that came out of my husband’s and my mouth after tasting this biryani… There was no special occasion nor any particular reason for me to make biryani, yet I made biryani and made an ordinary day very special. When I was with my mom I got to eat biryani almost every week, each time she made it in a totally different...

Emptying out the leftover veggies was my intention and ended up making this hearty veggie sauce to top the spaghetti… I had way too many leftover veggies in my fridge and it was last night that I finally  made up my mind to empty at least some of them. And I did succeed in it by making few veggie dishes, out of which this hearty veggie sauce I had made turned...

An Authentic Malaysian net crepes or Roti Jala (in Malaysia) or Jalar Appam(in India) made in a special mould; from my mom’s kitchen… Yet another recipe I had been wanting to post for the past few years. Roti Jala or Malaysian net crepes is made in a special mould which looks like a ladle with 5 holes in it. While in the US, I didn’t have this mould,...

Even the hardcore non-vegetarians will plead for more of this vegetarian delicacy, it’s Yummalicious! This vegetable ooops I just found that eggplant is actually a fruit but treated as a vegetable. Yay, I learned something new today. This fruit is known in different names: Eggplant in Europe and the US, Brinjal in India, Aubergine or Melangene. It’s...