Don't know, how I managed to stay put at home for two whole weeks without setting a foot out of the main door.For a person like me, who is usually on her toes the whole day, managing myriads of things, be it working out or taking care of kids, work, home, socializing, cooking, cleaning till … Continue reading Persian style Beans Soya Herb Stew with roasted garlic.
Happy Sunday friends! Past couple of weeks felt like as if I had been on an Italian holiday. Really, I mean it! As I went on winning the rounds in the MASTER CHEF ITALIAN contest, the more I explored and cooked various recipes from different regions of Italy in preparation for the tougher round. Cheese and … Continue reading Nawabi Chicken
I call it "Spiritual paneer baingan lazzeez". This story started 15 years ago in Pai Layout, Bangalore now Bengaluru. Biman and I started meeting each other on a regular basis. He invited me home for a Sunday lunch. I knew he used to cook his meal daily in those days but I had no clue how good … Continue reading PANEER BAINGAN LAZZEEZ ( No onion garlic cottage cheese and eggplant)
It is been almost 2 months now back from the always larger than life vacation in Assam( India) and a series of back to back tripping delicacies. People who are close to me is aware of the fact that how much I am into fitness and eating healthy. The season of rich curries were over … Continue reading Sophisticated Chicken Kofta curry
Totally in love with this lip smacking popular street food of Mumbai and also a traditional Maharashtrian breakfast food. Misal is a spicy curry with mixed sprouts or moth/ matki beans, chopped onions, tomatoes,tamarind and spices, served with a local bread called Pav. What makes this spicy curry apart from other curries with sprouts is the misal masala/ goda … Continue reading Mumbai style…MISAL PAV
It would be wrong if I say this is a typically Assamese dish. Most of the time experimenting with my cooking results in some really fabulous dishes and gives me pleasure and motivates me to try more. This particular dish also has an origin, in my husband's ancestral home in Dimu, Assam. Hence, i named it … Continue reading WHITE POPPY SEEDS PEANUT FISH CURRY ( POSTO BADAM DI XOL MAAS-DIMU BADAM POSTO MAAS)
CURRIED COCONUT SALMON WITH SPINACH Another experimental night…….When I open my fridge I get confused about what to cook, because I get plenty of ideas. But at times, you are just not in mood of cooking, yet you want your dish to be exotic with minimum effort. This is one of those dishes that … Continue reading CURRIED COCONUT SALMON WITH SPINACH
BOROR BILAHI TENGA – A DELICACY OF ASSAM A Tomato based light curry with lentil dumplings. Assamese cuisine is characterized by two main dishes, “khar”- an alkali dish and “Tenga”- a sour dish. Khar is served at the beginning of a meal and ends with Tenga, in a very traditional Assamese meal. Assamese cuisine is flavorful … Continue reading BOROR BILAHI TENGA