Butter Chicken Biriyani

View my step-by-step video           Just saying the words makes me happy … Butter Chicken Biriyani. Butter Chicken is beloved by everyone, I like to BBQ the Chicken before adding it to a delicate and creamy gravy. I had this idea a while ago to turn this into a Biriyani, but … Continue reading Butter Chicken Biriyani

Matka Kulfi – Cashew Pistachio Almond Ice Cream

View my step-by-step video         For Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Dussera, Navratri or just any occasion this Matka Kulfi is perfect after a heavy meal. Nuts are ground to a paste and cooked with milk and saffron. Matka means pot and the ice cream is chilled in terracotta pots. Traditionally they were … Continue reading Matka Kulfi – Cashew Pistachio Almond Ice Cream

Shakkar Para or Shankar Pali – Crispy Fried Cookie

View my step-by-step video       Shakkar Para or Shankar Pali as I knew it growing up is a delicious sweet crispy cookie. It is widely distributed at Diwali but I remember my Grandma making this as a snack and also including this in our tray of sweets at Christmas time.      

Pista Burfi – Milk Barfi – Instant fudge

View my step-by-step video     For Diwali, Holi, Durga Puja, Dussera, Navratri or just any occasion this quick Burfi can be made in under 30 minutes. This easy method is made by using Milk powder and it turns into a fudge in no time at all. This recipe can be made in under 30 … Continue reading Pista Burfi – Milk Barfi – Instant fudge

Tandoori Chicken

View my step-by-step video               I love love love Tandoori Chicken. If you make this by slathering chicken with a store bought spice and yogurt, you are not alone, but if you want to try something amazing this recipe is for you. Tandoori is derived from the work Tandoor … Continue reading Tandoori Chicken

Mango Kulfi

View my step-by-step video   Mango Kulfi is an easy non churn ice cream made with heavy cream and Mango puree. Traditionally a Kulfi is made with full fat milk and is stirred and stirred till it reduces down and achieves a thick consistency. In this shortcut recipe, I’m using canned, evaporated & condensed milk … Continue reading Mango Kulfi

Tangdi Kebab – Kalmi Kebab

View my step-by-step video     Tangdi in it’s simplest translation means leg and refers to the leg of a Chicken. This BBQ Chicken preparation is either marinated in a cream base(Kalmi), Red spice blend(Tandoori) or a Green spice blend(Hara). Sometimes, just the drumstick is served and other times you will get the drumstick and … Continue reading Tangdi Kebab – Kalmi Kebab

Kheema Samosas

View my step-by-step video           Do I even need to explain why Samosas are a phenomenon? Crispy flaky pastry encases a delicious filling in a triangle shape. In other cultures it’s also known as a Sambusa or Samboska, different names for a similar concept. The early history of this delight can … Continue reading Kheema Samosas

Dahi Vadas – Dahi Wadas

View my step-by-step video             This is a pretty incredible concept … we take all the trouble to make a crispy vada and then we soak it in water and douse it with Yogurt! While it sounds strange, the results are stunning. Vadas are a crispy lentil dumpling deep fried … Continue reading Dahi Vadas – Dahi Wadas

Shahi Chicken Korma

View my step-by-step video             When you have the word Shahi in a recipe, you know it’s going to be fit for a King. This recipe is no exception, the gravy is earthy and deep, made creamy with a paste made with cashew, onions, chillies and yogurt. Chicken is sautéed … Continue reading Shahi Chicken Korma