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Beef Rogan Josh, a signature dish in Kashmiri Cuisine… One of the the favourite Indian dishes of my Man and I is Rogan josh. While I order beef rogan josh, my Man will go with lamb rogan josh and we will be seen enjoying it with naan. Making homemade rogan josh that tastes like restaurant style is not that hard- just follow this recipe and your taste buds will...

  Aromatic, flavorful and it’s homemade- Biryani Masala or Indian spice mix… Store bought spice mix even if it’s the top brand cannot possibly beat the homemade version. I’m a sucker for homemade spice mix. I always make my own simple Garam Masala- will be posting the recipe soon. The other day, when I made the Hyderabadi chicken biryani,...

15 minutes and you will have a delicious shrimp curry made in the Instant Pot… I’m obsessed with shrimp and this is one of the dishes I make often in the Instant Pot. Throw in all the ingredients and pressure cook for 3 minutes followed by a quick pressure release; delicious shrimp curry will be ready and made effortlessly. 5 minutes to saute all the...

Quick and easy barfi made effortlessly in the microwave, in less than 10 minutes you will enjoy these delicious milk and chocolate flavored barfi… Barfi is a sweet that’s quite popular in India and is served during special occasions and festivals. There are so many different kinds of barfi, it can be made with condensed milk, khoya (milk solids), gram...

Instant Gulab Jamun made with bread, easy to make and tastes exactly like the authentic Gulab Jamun… Any dish that’s easy to make and calls for a few ingredients gets my attention. This is one such sweet that had been on my to do list for a while and it fits my criteria of being easy breezy and few ingredients. Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet or...

  A popular Indian dessert made with bread; rich, creamy and delish… Double Ka Meetha is a popular dessert in Hyderabad, India. I love the simplicity of this dessert, made with simple ingredients that’s always found in our pantry and refrigerator. The other day, I had a sweet craving and I had lots of bread in my refrigerator.   All I could think of...

Kerala style recipes that can be served for lunch… My weekend lunch included Rosematta rice, Ulli Theeyal, Okra or lady’s finger masala in yogurt and my most favorite prawns pickle. Here are the recipes: Rosematta Rice Ulli Theeyal- Small Onions cooked in Roasted Coconut Gravy Okra Masala in Yogurt Recipe Prawns Pickle- Kerala Chemmeen Achar   ...

Warning: it’s finger licking delicious… I’m on cloud nine right now after cooking the most delicious whole duck roast. This is the first time ever I’ve cooked duck in my kitchen. I’ve had duck a couple of times in restaurants- Chinese style and Italian style- honestly, I didn’t like that much it was too bland for me. Duck has a...

Kerala style Ulli Theeyal or small/pearl onions cooked in roasted coconut gravy… Theeyal is a Kerala dish, grated coconut is roasted till golden brown and seasoned with aromatic spices, pureed till smooth. Different kinds of ingredients can be used for making Theeyal: okra, eggplant or brinjal, small onions, mixed veggies, shrimp etc. This time, I made Theeyal...

  Lunch recipes that are healthy and easy to make… With a full time job that I enjoy a lot, on week days I will be seen enjoying one pot meals that are cooked the previous night. To compensate that, on weekends I try to cook a few dishes that I crave for- mostly Kerala or Indian dishes. I’ll be posting all those lunch recipes on my blog. I hope it...