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Curry / Side-dish

Dahi Kadhi

Curd is cooked with gram-flour & few spices which pairs well with hot steam rice. This is a popular combination in North-India where the gravy is little thicker. From state to state the spices differ in making a bowl of kadhi. Unlike punjabi kadhi, no gram flour fritters are added to Rajasthani version of kadhi. I make it whenever i find sour-curd lying in my fridge. Many use dry-mango pieces to bring that sourness into fresh curd. They add dry-mango piece in the plain curd along with other spice powders and keep it aside for 15 to 20 minute. Discard…

Chicken/Meat

Dhaba Style Country-Chicken

Who is not fascinated by Dhaba’s food if set off on a road trip. Dhabas are the road-side eatery joints on Indian highways mostly comprise of one-shed building where you can enjoy the fresh prepared food sitting on cots. Food is very much pocket friendly and there is always a hint of local cuisine in the taste. I found a lot of Dhabas while travelling from Delhi to Chandigarh with some interesting names “Punjab di putar” ,”Sing da Dhaba”, “Sardarji Dhaba” ….And if you are making a plan in winter ,then i am sure you gonna to have the best…

Fish/Sea Food

Prawn Dum Biriyani, A valentine treat to Mom

This year i was with my parents on valentine day, the day when whole world celebrate the joy of Love. I always find that joy to make some food for others.And the joy became most when i get a chance to cook for my mom.My mom loves biriyani and whenevr i visit , she always keeps the ingredients ready before hand.This time i managed to get fresh prawn from Chilika Lake (Famous for it’s sea food besides it’s beautiful lake. Read more at here.) .The result was yummilicious prawn biriyani. She liked it so much and my father only could…

Chicken/Meat, Snacks

Shami kebab with Yogurt dip

People who love to eat are always the best people ~Julia Child~ The wait period when you know something cooking delicious in your kitchen makes you even more hungry !! That’s what i observed in my husband case 🙂 You start drooling literally when you being greeted with the fragrance of golden fried shami kebabs. Shami kebab is a popular snack in Pakistan which is traditionally made with beef.But beef can be replaced by chicken or lamb.I prefer my kebab with yogurt dip , the best condiment for me and very easy to prepare when your mind is in real…

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