Gravy Train (Part 2)

This is a continuation of the previous post on the basic gravies in Indian cuisine and here I will be writing about the slightly heavier ones which you can prepare for special occasions. Let’s start with curd-based gravies. Curd is often used to marinate meat and it can also be used for cooking dishes which…

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Gravy Train (Part 1)

This two-part post is for the readers who are still new to the world of cooking and as promised, I will share some of the very basic tips which will hopefully help you plan your dishes. Every cuisine has some distinct gravies/sauces which provide a base for a dish. Sometimes the food is cooked directly…

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Pav Bhaji

This dish may fall in the fast food category or can be a meal in itself. Although it is more associated with Maharashtra or Gujarat, Delhi makes some pretty awesome Pav Bhaji — no one can beat Delhi when it comes to the wide range of street food available here! For me, it involves memories…

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Baked potatoes with grilled spinach and broccoli sandwich

This post actually has two recipes but since I made them at the same time, I will write about both of them. This recipe came out of the blue, was totally unplanned and after a few ‘accidents’ came out so well that I am going to make it again. We already had an early dinner…

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Spice girl

I love spices. Indian, Chinese or Italian, every dish seems incomplete unless I add at least three different types of spices or herbs to the dish. Yes, this post will not have any recipe but only my ramblings about how much I love spices. My blog, my space.I am not a morning person. At. All….

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Chocolate choco chip cookies

I don’t need to give a background about choco chip cookies, you all know what it is — the ultimate comfort food! Now, I was putting off baking cookies because all the recipes say I need brown sugar and the Walgreens (a department store) near my home keeps it only during Thanksgiving and Christmas o|O….

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Blueberry cake with streusel topping

This was the first time I had baked a cake entirely by myself and I got a lot of requests for this recipe. It is actually quite a simple cake, you don’t have to do much but it still tastes delicious. If you don’t have blueberries :(, you can substitute it with raspberries, blackberries, apples,…

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Just a start

NOW you are probably wondering why should you read my blog. Well, there are hundreds of sites available where you will get endless recipies. However, you may want to read mine if:1) You start going through a recipe and realise most of the ingredients are not available where you live2) You know they are available…

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