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North Indian Recipes

Simple Paneer Curry

As a part of weekend clearing of my refrigerator, just before heading to Kerala on a short vacation last month, I decided to cook something with whatever was left. What I got was a pack of cottage cheese, couple of onions, tomatoes and some curd. I decided to whip up something by adding whatever I f

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Milk Peda with Condensed Milk

We had plans to travel during this Diwali and hence I hadn’t made any sweets. Unfortunately , the plan got cancelled at the last minuteandwe decided to spend the Diwali here itself. It’s only today, when my neighbour sent some sweets, did I realise that I hadn’t made any. Luckily I remembered about

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Rasgulla/Rosogolla (Cottage Cheese Balls in Sugar Syrup)

Rasgulla/Rosogolla is one of the most popular Bengali sweets. I always thought that making these would be a tough task till I tried them sometime back. Though it is pretty easy to prepare, there are few things one needs to keep in mind while preparing it. This sweet dish cannot be consumed soon afte

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Punjabi Chole

I love Chole. Though my favourite preparation is Pindi Chole, I like to try out other preparations as well. While searching for a different recipe, I found the Punjabi Chole recipe by Aditya Bal and felt that I should give it a go. In the recipe, tea bag is used to give a darker shade to the dish. I

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Dal Bukhaara

I have always wondered what the difference between Dal Makhani and dal Bukhaara is. After a lot of search I came across a write up by Vir Sanghvi on the same. According to him, Dal Makhani is made with Black gram, Bengal gram and Kidney grams, whereas Dal Bukhaara is made with just black gram. Anoth

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Methi Malai Murg (Fenugreek flavoured Creamy Chicken)

Methi Malai Murg is a simple North Indian preparation of Chicken. The words Methi, Malai and Murg stands for Fenugreek, Cream and Chicken respectively. This is a recipe I came across a couple of years ago and got hooked on to it. Pretty simple preparation and tasty too. Methi Malai Murg (Fenugreek

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Aloo- Tamatar Sabji (Potatoes in a tomato based gravy)

Here is the recipe of Aloo- Tamatar Sabji, an easy and simple recipe that goes well with roti, poori or rice Aloo- Tamatar Sabji

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Paneer Jalfrezi

While heading for my vacation to Kerala, I had a long list of authentic Kerala recipes in my to-do list. The realisation that I left my camera back home was a heart-breaking. Well, there wasn’t much I could do about it as I was not pleased with the mobile phone picture results. All I could do was to

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Ghati Paneer

It’s time for our next move and my current mission is to finish off all the grocery items in the kitchen. One among the grocery list was my recent favourite Goda masala. I was looking to use this for a paneer preparation and found the recipe in no time. Time for some Sanjeev Kapoor magic !!! Got the

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Vegetable Makhanwala (No Onion- No Garlic)

Though I have heard a lot about Jain food, I never tried making them at home. The other day, when one of my readers requested for such recipes, I decided to give it a try. Needless to say, the recipe was great. Simple to make, different yet tasty. Yet another Tarla Dalal recipe . 🙂 Vegetable Makha

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Bhapa Doi (Steamed Yoghurt Pudding)

Bengali cuisine is known for its spread of confectioneries, mostly made of dairy products. Some of the popular sweets are Sondesh, Rosogolla, Rasmalai etc to name a few. Bhapa Doi is yet another sweet dish from Bengal. It is nothing but Steamed Sweetened Yoghurt. A very easy to prepare dessert. Idea

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Pindi Chana/Chole (Tangy and Spicy Chickpeas)

Pindi Chana is a chickpea dish coated with light gravy. This goes really well with Kulcha. I found the recipe at MM’s Kitchen Bites. Eversince I tried this out, this has moved on to my favourite list. According to MM, this dish tastes the best when prepared in a cast iron wok. Pindi Chana/Chole (Ta

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Kulcha- an Indian Bread

Kulcha is an Indian bread, which is popular all over the country. It is a Punjabi recipe and the ideal combination is the Chole Kulche. Here’s the recipe. 🙂 Kulcha

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Rajasthani Kadhi

Here’s the recipe of Rajasthani Kadhi that I have been following for a while. This is a Tarla Dalal recipe. Rajasthani Kadhi Source: Tarla Dalal

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Teekha Murgh

If you are looking for some hot and spicy chicken recipe, look no further. This dish will definitely tickle your taste buds. Teekha Murgh Source: NDTV Cooks

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Machher Jhol (Bengali Fish Curry)

The other day, when I bought some pomfret, I badly wanted to try out some new dish. Somehow, Machher Jhol was the first thing that came into my mind. Machher Jhol is a traditional Bengali Fish Curry, where in Machher means fish and Jhol means curry. The Bengalis prefer Hilsa, Katla and Rohu, but use

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Healthy Poha

Poha is one of the easiest breakfast dishes I have come across. Poha is basically beaten rice but the dish we are talking about consists of a few more ingredients apart from the beaten rice. The beauty of this dish is that not only is it easy to make but also tastes yum. One can find thin and thick

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Garlic Naan

I have always loved Naan but never quite got to make them at home. So the other day while making Butter Chicken, I decided to make Garlic Naan as well. Well, someday I gotta try making them home right?? The only concern I had was whether the texture would be just like we get in restaurants. For that

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