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Raw Jackfruit Kebab | Kathal ke Kebab

Raw Jackfruit Kebab | Kathal ke Kebab

Raw jackfruit has been a favourite in my home since childhood. My mum used to make the yummiest kathal ka pulav that I love to prepare and a pickle too with it that I’ve not yet made. The challenge ususally is to get a good raw jackfruit that is not sweet but has mature seeds because the seeds here are really delicious and nutty in flavour.… Read more

Crispy Coconut Prawns Recipe

Crispy Coconut Prawns Recipe

I was inspired to come up with this recipe after having it at a restaurant. Juicy, sweet shrimp with sweet coconut and a spicy coating goes beautifully with a glass of beer or also with spicy Mexican rice that I had prepared with it.… Read more

Mirchi Bhajiya Recipe

Mirchi Bhajiya Recipe

mirchi bhajiya recipe

Pakoras (fritters) or deep fried stuff of any kind is not really cooked regularly at my home. But once in a while, why not? Especially when I managed to source these plump, light green, non-spicy chillies just perfect for mirchi bhajiyas (chilli fritters).… Read more

Chicken Momos

Chicken Momos

chicken momos

This is a favourite recipe in our house that is actually the husband’s recipe. He makes it so well that it is better than what I’ve had outside. It is actually pretty simple to prepare so let’s dive straight into it.… Read more

Green chana chaat/ Hara chana chaat

Green chana chaat/ Hara chana chaat

hara chana chaat

I absolutely love the fresh green chana (green gram) that you get for a very short period during winters. During my childhood, I remember my mom making this simple yet delcious chaat with it regularly when it was in season. The sweet taste and crunch of chana complemented perfectly by the sharp taste of green chillies, tomatoes and onions and the piquant tanginess of chat masala.… Read more

Sookhi arbi/Dry colocasia

Sookhi arbi/Dry colocasia

sookhi arbi

Colocasia or arbi or ghuiyan as we used to call it at home is a tricky vegetable to cook with. If you handle it raw or eat it even slightly undercooked, you will have among the most unpleasant experiences of your life with the pins and needles sensation persisting for quite some time.… Read more