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Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Bharwan Karela Recipe | Stuffed Karela/Bitter Gourd Recipe | भरवाँ करेले

Stuffed Karela or bharwan karela is a delicacy. Don’t screw your nose — bitter gourd if pre-treated correctly and cooked well is delicious. This is a recipe which requires time but rewards you generously in terms of flavour. This is my late mother’s recipe.… Read more

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Baingan Ka Bharta Recipe

Plump large eggplants or brinjal have almost exclusively been used to make bharta at my place. This is one simple recipe that can transform this bland vegetable to a delightfully spicy and tasty dish. It is also a very simple dish to prepare.… Read more

Chicken Teriyaki Easy Recipe

Chicken Teriyaki Easy Recipe

I’ve eaten chicken teriyaki many times in restaurants and finally I decided to make it at home. Made with a few ingredients, this is a surprisingly tasty dish to conjure. It is also versatile, and I did innovate a bit with the ingredients.… Read more

Dum Aloo UP Style Recipe

Dum Aloo UP Style Recipe

Dum Aloo made UP style was a favourite at my home. There was a special Dum aloo spice mix that dad used to bring from Allahabad which was really delicious. But in its absence mum made do with garam masala. This recipe is simple comfort, home food and a bit different from the famous Kashmiri Dum Aloo.… Read more

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal / Pachmel Dal Recipe

Panchmel Dal or Pachmel Dal as my mum used to call it is a delectable lentil recipe that is bursting with nutrition and flavour. Dal or lentils are an essential part of an Indian vegetarian diet. It is a fantastic source of protein and is made all over the country albeit in different variations.… Read more

Kolhapuri style chicken curry

Kolhapuri style chicken curry

kolhapuri style chicken curry

These days, my husband has taken onto chicken in a big way. And, I am quickly exhausting my chicken curry recipes. So, I decided to try this recipe. It is fiery, creamy, coconutty and spicy — what’s not to like! And, I must tell you that the gravy turned out so good even with first try.… Read more

Thai Red Curry with shrimp

Thai Red Curry with shrimp

Thai red curry recipe

I just love Thai food. The aroma of lemon grass, the subtle taste of basil and the fire from the Thai chillies. Thai food has sweet, sour and spicy and what is not to like about that. 🙂 Since I can’t source galangal and kaffir lime leaves, I prefer to buy the red curry paste.… Read more