Month: October 2013

Chicken Pulao

“Chicken Pulao” is a very quick and easy recipe, a one pot meal made with basmati rice, tender chicken flavoured with freshly ground aromatic spices, garnished with golden fried onion and fresh coriander. Ingredients Basmati Rice – 1 cupBoneless chicken  – 200 gmsOnion, finely sliced – 1 largeBay leaf – 1Star anise – 1Green Cardamom – 2Cloves – 3-4Cinnamon stick – …

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Cardamom flavoured Coconut Cookies

“Cardamom flavoured Coconut Cookies”  “Cardamom flavoured Coconut Cookies” are the baked version of the traditional homemade cookies “Thekua“, originating from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh….the Northern states of India. Thekua is a deep fried cookie and quite an essential during festivals. So I thought this would be the best time to share this recipe when Diwali is just around. I have tried to incorporate most of …

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Methi Mutter Paneer

“Mutter Paneer” is a simple north  Indian  curry prepared with mutter (green peas) and paneer (cottage cheese)  cooked in a creamy tomato based gravy generously spiced. “Methi Mutter Paneer” “Methi Mutter Paneer” is inspired by this traditional recipe, cooked in a yogurt and methi flavored gravy served with roti or any Indian flat bread. Ingredients Paneer, cubed – …

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