Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson Ka Saag

Sarson Ka Saag is a healthy curry which is normally made during the winter season in Northern parts of India specially Punjab. In English, Sarson Ka Saag is known as mustard greens. Traditionally this dish is served with makki di roti which means maize flour flat bread and a blob of butter. This is a… 

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Beet Greens Stir Fry | Beetroot Leaves Subzi

Beetroot Greens

Today’s recipe is beet greens stir fry or subzi. Yes! You read it right stir fry made with beetroot leaves. There is a story behind how I came across these leaves and how I cooked with them. It was by chance that I came across these leaves in the grocery store. Almost everyone was discarding… 

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Italian Modular Kitchens By Stosa Cucine – Store Launch In Bangalore

Stosa Cucine

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, VR Bengaluru, Bangalore - A Restaurant Review

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 Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

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 make these Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread) and everyone loves them. In Goa… 

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Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style 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… 

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Murg Malai Kebab (Reshmi Kebab)

Murg Malai Kebabs

Murg 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

Tiger Trail, Ramada

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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Radish and Capsicum Sandwich

Radish and capsicum sandwich

Children often get attracted to junk food. We parents are always after them to eat healthy food. There are various ways to make them eat healthy food. If your kids never liked radish, then this is your chance to make them eat healthy food. Simply grate radish, mix some spices and stuff it in a… 

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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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5 Delicious and Healthy Dishes You Can Easily Prepare With Prunes

Prunes

Many moms have this question: what to pack in the kids’ snack boxes? As moms, we want our kids to eat healthy and delicious food. In my daughter’s school, junk food of any type is not allowed. They cannot carry even chips and biscuits to school. Hence it is a real challenge for me to… 

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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 or Goan Chana 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… 

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Goan Masoorchi Usali | Brown Lentil Stir Fry

Goan Masoorchi Usali

Goan 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…. 

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

Goan Chicken Xacuti

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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