Chukander Gosht

View my step-by-step video Chukander is the Hindi and Urdu name for Beets and Gosht is meat. I literally stumbled upon this recipe one day while looking for a way to combine my extra beets with a meat dish. I tried a few different recipes using both beef and mutton and finally settled on a … Continue reading Chukander Gosht

Chicken Chettinad

View my step-by- step video The name Chettinad Chicken conjures up a vision of intense flavours of spices and coconut. This recipe for this Chicken dish that hails from Tamil Nadu in India. Chicken is enrobed in a wonderful combination of dried chillies and spices, curry leaves and grated coconut and is shallow fried in … Continue reading Chicken Chettinad

Prawn with Bhindi & Bimli – Shrimp & Okra Curry with pickles

I’ve been making a lot of Goan cuisine lately, and why not, it’s so delicious. Today I’m going to make a simple Prawn curry with Bhindi and Bimbli. This recipe was shared by the lovely Mafra D’souza Lobo on the Facebook group Traditional Goan foodies. Mafra is an avid cook of Goan food and a … Continue reading Prawn with Bhindi & Bimli – Shrimp & Okra Curry with pickles

Green Masala Chicken Curry

Watch my step-by-step video This has always been one of my favorite staple curries. The magic lies in the green masala that I often prepare ahead. The curry is spiced right up and then cooled right down with some coconut milk. Print Yum Green Masala Chicken Curry Ingredients 1/2 recipe Green Masala (approx 1 cup) … Continue reading Green Masala Chicken Curry

Tava Chicken

View my step-by-step video Popular in India, this recipe is made using marinated chicken cooked with onions and spices.  My friend Sheela Sonawane shared this recipe with me and I was fascinated to see ingredients like onions and coriander cooked in different ways in the same prep. While this was being prepared, my son who is … Continue reading Tava Chicken

Chicken Korma – Tender chicken in a creamy gravy

Watch my step-by-step video When it comes to a Korma recipe, there are so many variations from the use of yogurt, cream, nut pastes and coconut cream. Some gravies are dark and earthy and others are light and creamy. This recipe uses cashew nut paste that makes this gravy creamy and luxurious. If you love … Continue reading Chicken Korma – Tender chicken in a creamy gravy

Vindaloo or Vindalho paste

Watch my step-by-step video If you’re familiar with Indian food, you must know that Vindaloo is one of the most famous curries from Goa. With it’s origins from Portugal, the cuisine from Goa is famous for it’s curries made with a combination of chillies, spices and vinegar. This Vindaloo recipe is my mom’s. Kashmiri Chillies … Continue reading Vindaloo or Vindalho paste

Mild Chicken Curry With Yogurt

Watch my step-by-step video Eating a chicken curry doesn’t have to have you breathing fire like a dragon. This curry is mildly spiced and finished with yogurt. Print Yum Chicken Curry With Yogurt Ingredients1 whole chicken cut into pieces Juice of half a lemon 2 tsps of ginger and garlic paste 1 tsp each turmeric, … Continue reading Mild Chicken Curry With Yogurt