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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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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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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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Makai Malai Palak/Sweetcorn in a creamy spinach sauce..


It took me a good 20 years to realise that Spinach is yummy… just like all parents run behind their kids to make them eat greens, I made my mum run too… don’t know why I never liked any kind of spinach then… Now anything green.. & leafy I just gobble it up.. hell no..… Continue reading Makai Malai Palak/Sweetcorn in a creamy spinach sauce..

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Chana Masala/ Khatte Punjabi Chane/ Tangy Chickpeas


This is my 100th recipe post. Yaaayyyy.. 🙂 This recipe was one of the first recipe’s requested to be posted by one of my blog followers – Jeff. Jeff, this is dedicated to you. Hope you enjoy preparing & eating this dish as much as I did. 🙂 This dish is very famous in the… Continue reading Chana Masala/ Khatte Punjabi Chane/ Tangy Chickpeas

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Chole/Chickpeas in a tangy spicy Indian sauce


K loves North Indian food. Any curry that serve as an accompaniment for chapatis’ or roti’s is a big YES for him (but they need to be made out of veggies or meat he likes). Chole is one of his favourites & while I was in India & he studying here in Glasgow he asked… Continue reading Chole/Chickpeas in a tangy spicy Indian sauce

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Dal Makhni/ Buttery Black Lentils


If there was a word better than yummy, it would describe this dal. Maybe divine is a better suited word for this dish. Of the various kinds of Dal preparations from India, this one is the richest. It has butter and then it is garnished with some cream in the end. If you want to… Continue reading Dal Makhni/ Buttery Black Lentils