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Spice Elephant.. Bangalore


Spice Elephant  – BSK 3rd stage, Bangalore. Imagine you are blindfolded and left on a street… You free your eyes off of the blindfold, you are hungry, you walk around and look right, left… or all around you for a place to eat and all you see are SLV’s… Wondering what these are??? The places in… Continue reading Spice Elephant.. Bangalore

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Paneer Shimla Mirchi…


Food for thought..! Ever wondered how some dishes/recipes were named.. !?! I’m sure every cuisine has some very interesting names.. Since my interaction has been the most with Indian food … Indian food  does have some real bizarre names like – pasanda, navratan, jalfrezi, tikka, ragda patties etc.. whoever came up with such fancy names..… Continue reading Paneer Shimla Mirchi…

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Dum-Aloo truly sinful baby potatoes in a spicy onion-cashew gravy….


A simple dish, yet so flavourful. This is something I have been meaning to post from a long time. Baby potatoes are a favourite in our kitchen. They have a very distinct sweet flavour & they are just so silky smooth in this curry… A definite must try for all potato & Indian curry lovers.… Continue reading Dum-Aloo truly sinful baby potatoes in a spicy onion-cashew gravy….

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Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…


Thanks to all the love you guys showered upon me for the 200th post.. 🙂 This just makes me wanna get back to my routine of posting a recipe everyday.. but I know it’s not really possible.. We are going on a holiday today.. So I won’t be around for the next few days.. Oh… Continue reading Shahi Paneer.. Cottage Cheese Curry with a royal touch…

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Paneer/Cottage cheese burji with hints of Celery…


Burji is nothing but a scramble. It’s a hindi word. Paneer is a fresh cheese common in South Asian Cuisine.. In the eastern parts of India its called Chhena. Paneer is an unaged cheese. Preparing this cheese at home is easy, curdle heated milk with some lemon juice or vinegar & then you need to… Continue reading Paneer/Cottage cheese burji with hints of Celery…

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Kumbh Mutter Masala with a Shahi twist to it..!


Firstly for those who are wondering what Shahi means.. it literally means royal… Dishes with powdered/chopped dry fruits were a favourite of the Indian royals.. So this dish has that touch to it.. Kumbh refers to mushrooms & mutter is green peas.. Now that solves the name of this dish… K was getting ready for… Continue reading Kumbh Mutter Masala with a Shahi twist to it..!

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Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat…


Another street food that all love.. another type of Chaat… available everywhere in streets of Delhi & other neighbouring cities. In other cities you will find it as well but not as much as you do in Delhi or the Northern cities of India.. But nevertheless.. if you have never had this before.. then its… Continue reading Aloo Tikki Chole Chaat…

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Paneer/Cottage Cheese Tava Masala…


I was wondering what to cook…I just could not decide.. Called K on his way to work..  & asked him what he would like to eat for dinner when he got back.. instantly the answer was Paneer.. If you have been following y blog.. you would know from my earlier Paneer posts that I’m quite… Continue reading Paneer/Cottage Cheese Tava Masala…

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Chole Chaat…


I had prepared some chole for dinner & then I guess I overestimated K’s & my dinner eating abilities.. it ended up being leftover. & I was in no mood to waste chole.. If you have been following my blog, you would know by now that I’m quite a fussy eater & I need to… Continue reading Chole Chaat…

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Masaledar Ande/Eggs tossed in a hot & spicy onion sauce…


Today K wanted something to go with bread for his lunch. I’ve been making him eat a lot of rice this week,.. So I had to give in & had to prepare something in a jiffy (I had 40 minutes with me..)… The only vegetable I had with me were carrots… & cooked carrots are… Continue reading Masaledar Ande/Eggs tossed in a hot & spicy onion sauce…