One of the main attractions of Eid is Biryani, well at least for me In biryani, meat and flavourful rice are combined together and is served with raita, salad, pickle etc. For me, Eid is not complete without biryani, it’s the ultimate food for celebration. For making biryani, chicken, mutton (goat), lamb etc can be used. Fish and beef are not commonly...

Marie biscuits, vanilla pudding and fruits are layered in a bowl, easy to make and delicious dessert for everyone to enjoy… While growing up, one of the puddings made by my mom is biscuit pudding. Marie biscuits are widely popular in India and are served with tea in the evening. Marie biscuits are not eaten just as it is, they are dipped in the tea and are...

Orzo pasta, chicken and Asian flavours in one plate, it’s a delicious one pot meal… On a busy day or on a lazy day or on any day, a plate of quick fix pasta tastes delicious. Just like noodles, pasta has been a true blessing many a time. In the pasta family, I have a soft corner towards orzo pasta; they resemble to rice, looks cute, cooks fast and tastes...

Shrimp marinated in a cilantro marinade and grilled till browned… This Summer, I didn’t do much grilling and the thought that Summer is going to end soon tempted me to grill more. Everything tastes better when grilled. So, the other day I threw some shrimp on the grill. I made a simple cilantro marinade and marinated the shrimp for a few hours, inserted...

Pistachios and saffron made into a pudding; melt into the mouth and yummlicious pudding… I think I’ve mentioned a million times over here that I am obsessed with saffron. Oh my, the aroma and the taste of saffron is just addictive and anything with a hint of saffron is heaven for me. For that reason, I love to make anything that calls for saffron or tend...

Chicken masala wrapped in a dough, made into a gift box and fried till crispy, perfect snack to munch on… The recipe for making the meat box with beef was shared by one of my readers last year, here is the recipe: meat box recipe. The recipe resembles to making samosa. However, I was impressed by how it’s made into a gift box and then fried. If you want...

Banana peppers or Mulagu bhaji stuffed with chicken masala, perfect evening snack on a rainy day… It’s hard to believe it’s Summer, the rain that started in Spring hasn’t slowed down yet. We’ve been getting rain at least twice a week, no complaints whatsoever as I’m enjoying rain like never before. I used to dislike rain as the...

The nutty and sweet figs along with the refreshing orange zest, and flax seeds as the egg replacer; a truly vegan and delicious cake.. Even though I buy figs quite often, this was the first time I cooked with it. Usually, I just enjoy the dried figs as it is. My intention was to try the flaxseed egg replacer in a cake and hence I tried baking this cake. Dried figs...

Replace the egg in baking with ground flax seeds, in deed flax seeds are healthy substitutes… For the past few years we had a false impression that my Man was gluten intolerant, but turned out to be lactose intolerance. Those days I was in search of gluten free ingredients and tried so many kinds of flours and seeds which I wouldn’t have tried otherwise....

Chicken and Potato cooked along with fried onion in a yogurt gravy; flavorful, aromatic and finger licking delicious.. Chicken curries are one of the popular non-vegetarian curry dishes served in India. The kind of preparation varies from state to state, in fact each family might have their own way of making chicken curries. In my family, we do make chicken curries...