Italian Modular Kitchens By Stosa Cucine – Store Launch In Bangalore

On 14th Jan 2017, I was invited for the launch of Stosa Cucine which is a luxury Italian modular kitchen store in Jayanagar, Bangalore. I had heard about Stosa Italian modular kitchens and since I plan to upgrade my kitchen, I decided to attend this event. Stosa was launched in India in 2009 and is… 

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The Whitefield Arms, VR Bengaluru, Bangalore – A Restaurant Review

The Whitefield Arms

The New Year 2017 started with lots of resolutions and one of them was to spend quality time with family. To begin with we decided to enjoy time together on every Sunday and National holiday. We got up early on the first Sunday after the New Year and headed over to VR Bengaluru which is… 

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Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

Puran Poli

For any festival or any function a sweet dish is a must. A sweet dish ends the show on a sweet note. In some functions puran polis are made instead of kheers and Gulab jamuns. Believe me, people rush to eat these puran polis and everyone loves them. In Goa we make puran polis for… 

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Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

bottle gourd kheer

Goan Bottle gourd kheer or “Kokondudhi kheer” is a yummy kheer made with bottle gourd, jaggery and coconut milk. In Goa bottle gourd is known as “kokondudhi”, also known as lauki in Hindi. This kheer is normally cooked with sago or sabudana traditionally. But we cooked it without sabudana this time.  You can serve this… 

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Murg Malai Kebab (Reshmi Kebab)

Murg Malai Kebabs

Chicken Malai Kebab or Reshmi Kebabs belong to Mughlai cuisine. These are normally served as starters in restaurants. These melt in mouth kebabs are made with cheese, cream, thick yogurt and spices. Traditionally these kebabs are made in tandoor over charcoal. I did not have a tandoor with charcoal, so I made them in oven. You can make them in… 

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Deviled Eggs With Shrimps

Deviled Eggs with Shrimps

During the holiday season I cooked Deviled eggs with shrimps for my family. Today’s recipe is a variation of a deviled eggs. This is a popular dish made in Europe and United States. This dish is known as shrimp deviled eggs. Deviled eggs are also known as stuffed eggs, Russian eggs  or angel eggs. First the… 

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Persian Eggplant Stew ( Khoresht Bademjan )

Persian eggplant stew

Today’s recipe is Persian Eggplant Stew or Khoresht Bademjan which is very popular in Parsi cuisine. “Khoresh” means stew in Parsi. This stew is made with eggplant, tomatoes and spices. This stew is normally served on a bed of steamed basmati rice. You can add meat to this stew or make this classic veg version. Eggplant… 

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Stuffed Mushroom

Stuffed Mushroom

Stuffed Mushroom is a delicious dish which can be served as starters or appetisers. While choosing mushrooms for making stuffed mushrooms, choose button mushrooms which are not too small. The stuffing is made with mushroom stems, onion, tomato and garlic mixture. You can even add finely cut prawns or clams to the stuffing. Top the… 

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Return Of Tiger Trail, Ramada – A Restaurant Review

Curries

Last week I was invited by Tiger Trail, Ramada for tasting the special menu. So we decided to spend the Sunday morning shopping at Commercial street and Shivajinagar and later to spend time at the restaurant which is very close to New Indian Express building at Shivajinagar. Ambience: Tiger Trail looked like a cosy place…. 

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Khubyache Sukhe | Goan Black Clam Sukha

Khubyache Sukhe or Goan Black Clam Sukha is a dish made with black clams, grated coconut, kokum and spices. This recipe is normally cooked dry and is cooked along with the half shell of the clams. We also make tonak or curries and cutlets with black clams. The same recipes can be cooked by replacing… 

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Go Cheese Tasting Event At Biere Club, Bangalore

Go Cheese

We all love cheese and eat cheese regularly. I love cooking with cheese. I make various dishes with cheese like stuffed cheese parathas, cheese sandwiches, cheesy pastas, etc. Go Cheese India had organised a gourmet cheese tasting  #GoCheeseTasting session at Biere Club, Bangalore in association with Femina India and I was specially invited to attend… 

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Pepper Cauliflower | Cauliflower Pepper Fry

Pepper cauliflower

Pepper cauliflower is a delicious and nutritious side dish which can be served for lunch along with jeera rice and dal. The dish is very simple and easy to cook and is ideal for packing in the lunch box too. This is a simple stir fry with the taste of salt and pepper. I normally… 

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Rice Flour Chakri Or Muruku Recipe

Rice flour chakri

Today I am sharing with you all the recipe to make  chakri or chakli or muruku. In Goa, for any festival we make variety of chakris and today’s recipe is one of them. I learnt this recipe from my mother in law today. She is an expert in making sweet and savory dishes and I… 

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Goan Chana Ross

Goan chana ross

Goan Chanya Ross is a recipe which my mom taught me. Dad being a pure vegetarian, my mom has to cook both veg and non-veg dishes on a daily basis. The veg recipes which my mom makes are equally delicious and these days I am learning all the recipes from my mom and mom-in-law.  My… 

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Goan Masoorchi Usali | Brown Lentil Stir Fry

Goan Masoor Usal

Masoorchi Usali is a quick and simple stir fry that we make in Goa. In Goa we make different types of usali or usal. Goan Moogachi usali (green gram stir fry) and chanyachi usali (gram stir fry) is all time favorite. However, I thought of making this usali with masoor and it turned delicious. You… 

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Goan Chicken Xacuti And a Review of Maharaja EasyLock King Mixer Grinder

Goan Chicken Xacuti Recipe

Some days back I received a Maharaja EasyLock mixer grinder for review. I was very excited after receiving it as this was my 4th product from Maharaja Whiteline. The first 4 products (hand blender, rice cooker, steam iron and Marvello OTG) were awesome and I was sure that this product would be great too. Yes!… 

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Aloo,Gajar And Matar Ki Subzi

Gajar Aloo Matar Ki Subzi

Today’s recipe is aloo, gajar and matar ki subzi without onion and without garlic. This subzi turns delicious and can be eaten on fasting days too. During the holy month of Shravan and during Navratri many people try pure veg no onion no garlic dishes. Try this recipe and I am sure everyone at home… 

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Shrimp Stir Fry With Cheesy Dip Mayo

Shrimp Stir fry with cheesy dip mayo

Being a working woman I always try recipes which are quick and easy to make, specially for busy the weeknight dinners. Today’s recipe is a delicious stir fry made with shrimps or prawns, some vegetables like bell pepper, onion, tomato, broccoli and Delmonte Cheesy Dip mayo. This stir fry can be served with chapatis, slice… 

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Butter Chicken Recipe With Tandoori Mayo

Butter Chicken Recipe with tandoori mayo

Butter Chicken or Chicken Makhani is a creamy and delicious preparation of chicken in rich tomato gravy. Be it any parties or any festive occasion, butter chicken always steals the show. This dish actually originated in the Mughlai region but now it is been prepared almost everywhere in the world. I have added pan fried… 

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