Navratan Korma

What is Navratan Korma Navratan Korma is a creamy and delicious Indian Mughlai vegetable dish. It is a delicious mixed vegetable curry dish loaded with veggies, nuts and fruits. It is slightly sweet in taste and is an excellent way to get your kids to eat veggies. This dish is very popular in North India…

Vegetable Lasanga (healthy version)

What is Lasanga lasagna, is an one pot Italian dish made of stacked layers of thin flat pasta alternating with fillings such as ground meats and tomato sauce, vegetables, cheese sauce (which may include ricotta and parmesan), and seasonings and spices such as garlic, oregano and basil. The dish may be topped with melted grated mozzarella cheese. Typically, the cooked pasta is assembled…

Coconut Chicken Korma

What is Korma Korma or Qorma is a dish originating in the Indian subcontinent, consisting of meat or vegetables braised with yogurt (dahi) or cream, tomato puree,water or stock, and spices to produce a thick sauce or glaze. It is one of the most popular curry across the Indian subcontinent. Coconut is not only very delicious…

Mutton Gushtaba

What is Gushtaba Gushtaba is an authentic non veg dish from the region of kashmir. It is made with minced mutton cooked in spiced yoghurt gravy. Traditionally gushtaba is made by mincing the meat in wooden mortal and pastle. But as I don’t have that equipment, I used elictric mincer to make the keema. Recipe…

Chicken Mandi

What is Mandi Arabic food Mandi is a very popular one-pot dish. It looks a lot like biryani though the way to eat and cook is completely different. Although it is popular in all Arab countries, it originated in Yemen. Mandi is usually made from rice, meat and a mixture of Arabic spices. The word “mandi” comes from…

Grilled Kofta Kebab

What is kebab Kebabs are various cooked meat dishes, with their origins in Middle Eastern Cuisine. Many variants are popular around the world. Kebabs consist of cut up or ground meat, sometimes with vegetables, and various other accompaniments according to the specific recipe. Although kebabs are typically cooked on a skewer over a fire, some kebab dishes are baked in…

Boneless Chicken Dum Biryani

A brief introduction to Biryani The word “biryani” comes from the Persian word “birian” which means “fried before cooking.” Biryani is a mixed rice dish. It can be compared to mixing a curry, later combining it with semi-cooked rice separately.  Origin The exact origin of the dish is uncertain. In North India, different varieties of biryani developed…

Persian Polow with Saffron Chicken

Rice is one of the most popular dishes in the Persian region/Iran. Rice is cooked in so many different ways with the local ingredients like saffron, dry fruits, berries etc. Generally, basmati or sell rice is used by Iranians. I love the Persian rice dishes that are so flavorful and slightly sweet in taste. They…

Thai Red Chicken Curry

Thai cuisine is very popular around the world and I tried various veg and non-veg Thai soups. But I never tried that chicken curry before though I tested in the restaurant. The fresh aroma of lemongrass and mild flavour of coconut milk makes me really crazy. Generally, the dish is made from red curry paste, coconut…

Khow Suey( Coconut milk based noodles)

What is Khow SueyKhow suey is Burmese one-pot noodle dish made with spicy coconut milk and served with a number of various toppings like fried onions, fried garlic, roasted peanuts, boiled egg/meat or prawn, lemon juice etc. The dish is traditionally made with meat but veg or vegan version of khow suey is also widely…