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Easy Chicken Samosa Recipe

Impress your family by making this easy chicken samosa! While the dough is resting, you can make the filling and finish preparing chicken samosa in 40 minutes or less. I have made a video showing you exactly how to fill and wrap the samosa so that you can make a delicious and crunchy samosa every…

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Rasmalai Indian Dessert Recipe

Rasmalai is an Indian dessert made of cheese balls. Paneer is an Indian cheese that looks and tastes like cottage cheese except it is a little drier. Paneer is used in making dessert and savory dishes like Palak Paneer.

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Easy Achari Gosht Recipe

When I first heard of Achari Gosht, I thought it was pickled meat in a jar! Of course, it wasn’t pickled meat, but the spices Indians use in making Achar (pickle) was used to make this dish. Achari gosht is tender lamb meat cooked with Indian pickle spices in a thick and flavorful gravy.

Authentic Chicken Curry Recipe Made Easy

Chicken curry is a great tasting Indian dish, and today I brought you the authentic flavor plus I will save you time. This chicken curry recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. You can use any part of the chicken, but I have used chicken legs because that what I had. If you are interested in…

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Lamb Coconut Curry Recipe

This Lamb Coconut Curry is much better in taste than what you get in Indian restaurants, and I can say so because I never had a better tasting coconut curry dish in my life. The meat almost melts in your mouth, and the gravy is exploding with layers of flavors.

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Saffron Rice with Beef or Lamb. Zafrani Pulao

 Saffron rice can be sweet and can be made with chicken, beef or lamb. It is a Hyderabadi dish, and it carries a lot of flavors, it’s pronounced as Zafrani Pulao. The cooking process is easy but what takes time is waiting for the meat to cook. If you are using chicken the cooking time…

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Chicken Karahi Recipe

Chicken Karahi is a Pakistani curry dish, and of course, there is an Indian version too. Today we will stick with the Pakistani chicken karahi recipe and teach you the art of impressing your guests big time. The dish doesn’t require special ingredients; you probably have everything in your kitchen already!

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Gajar Ka Halwa – Carrot Pudding

Gajar Ka Halwa or Gajar Halwa, our dessert today is Punjabi (Indian) in nationality but loved internationally. Gajar ka Halwa is made at weddings and on special occasions, but I’m not waiting for someone to get married or throw a party to have this delight.

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Schezwan Sauce Recipe A Fiery Sauce Indeed

Schezwan Sauce Recipe – Let me tell you upfront, this recipe got nothing to do with Mc Donald’s schezwan sauce! The recipe I’m sharing today is an Indo-Chinese recipe, and I is popular in India.

Khichdi Rice Lentil Vegetarian Dish

Khichdi, pronounced as Kitchri is a simple yet delicious vegetarian dish made of rice and lentils. This is a popular dish in India and usually, is given to babies when they start having solid food, so yes this is a toddler food but there are two versions, one for toddlers which is mild in has…

MAKING THE RICE Wash the rice at least four times and rinse. Soak the rice for 15 to 20 minutes. In a pan, add the water, salt, and the spices. Let it come to a boil. Rinse the rice and add to the boiling water. When the water boils again, cover the pan and reduce heat to lowest. Cook for 25 minutes. MAKING THE BIRYANI In a small pan ghee and when hot add the sliced onion. You can use oil if you wish. Now fry the onion until caramelized. This will take around 8 minutes on medium high heat. You must use the remaining ghee or oil from the onion. Take two tablespoons from the caramelized onion and mince it with the garlic. In a larger pan, add the ghee remaining from previously frying the onion, when hot add the chopped onion and stir until light brown. Add the chicken and fry until you see brown patches on the chicken. Now add the garlic and stir for two minutes. Add all the remaining spices to the chicken and stir for 2 – 3 minutes. Pour 1 ¼ cup water to the chicken and let it cook on medium heat for 20 minutes while covered, and stir occasionally. In the assembling pan, add 1/3 the cooked rice in the bottom of the pan, then add the chicken then add half of the caramelized onion. Place the rest of the rice on top of the chicken and spread the rest of the caramelized onion on it. Mix the melted butter with turmeric and sprinkle over the rice. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani

Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani is a dish I grew up eating and enjoying. There are many versions of Biryani recipe out there, and I can’t recall eating a biryani that I didn’t like, but there is something magical about Hyderabadi Chicken Biryani, so let’s find out why this biryani recipe is the most popular one in…


Aloo Keema Dhaba Style

I won’t write about my love and craze for India, since I’ve done so in many of my previous posts, but will tell you about a small secret, the secret is not in this Aloo Keema recipe, but where to get the most amazing and flavorful food in India.

Pulka (Phulka) Indian Flat Soft Bread

There is something interesting about this Indian flatbread Pulka and some call it Phulka. It is really soft in texture and takes less time to prepare, it is healthier for you, tastes great especially with gravies, and puffs up really nicely without adding yeast or baking powder.

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Ghee Clarified Butter the Indian Way

Ghee. Bring butter to a boil until the milk solids separate, discard the milk solids, and what is left is called ghee. Making it at home doesn’t take time, in fact, it is so much fun since you can add different flavors to it.

Chicken Do Pyaza Recipe

10 days off is all I needed to start blogging again stress-free. I love blogging so much that I spend a lot of time working on my blog and forget that I do need a break. I have missed you guys and missed my blog and I guess the best way to start is with…

Baked Tilapia with Tomato Rice

This is a sponsored post. I was thrilled to receive Bumble Bee SuperFresh® Tilapia with Lemon, Pepper & Herbs. The first thing that came to my mind was to make a fancy looking dinner and baked tilapia with tomato rice sounded perfect.

Whole Wheat Pita Bread On Stove Top

If you liked my previous two posts, Creamy Spinach Lentils and Fiery Falafel then you would love to have both dishes with some Whole Wheat Pita Bread.

Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe

Are you ready for Winter? I am. Creamy Spinach Lentils the perfect dish to keep you warm and satisfied. It’s delicious, has a creamy texture (hence the title.), is budget friendly, and vegan.

Butter Naan No Yeast No Eggs

This Butter Naan post complements my previously published post, Arabian Lamb Stew. I have actually made both dishes the same day. This butter naan is without yeast or eggs, it tasted delicious and super soft.

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Palak Aloo Keema – Spinach Potato and Ground Beef

I don’t want to confuse you here! Yes, there is a dish called Aloo keema, another called Palak Keema, and yes I’ve combined both in one dish, hence the title is Palak Aloo Keema. I never had this dish in any Indian or Pakistani restaurant but I’m sure that there are other smart housewives who…

Punjabi Crunchy Beef Samosa

Punjabi Crunchy Beef Samosa – Making Punjabi Beef Samosa always brings joy to my house and there are many reasons for that besides the delicious taste of course. These beef samosas are filled with perfectly seasoned ground beef, potatoes, and green peas. The crust is butter based so need I say more? PIN TO MAKE…

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Chicken Tikka Pizza

To me pizza is an open sandwich, It’s fun to be creative with the combination of toppings. It’s almost like spreading your favorite dish over the pizza dough. Today and because I crave pizza and Indian food often, I bring you Chicken Tikka Pizza. Perfect topping on a perfect pizza dough!

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Indian Karak Chai II

I came back to the States after a short visit to my family back home in UAE. I had a great time and after seeing my family, I realized how badly I missed them. I’m not going to talk more about my visit since things may get emotional here. UAE is known for its warm/hot…

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Delicious Lamb Biryani – Mutton Biryani

Lamb Biryani Recipe is one of many biryani recipes in India. I love Indian food, and that’s no secret, I love the spices they use and the way they cook. It’s amazing how one dish like Biryani can have more than 20+ versions, and they all taste great!

Lamb in Spicy Thick Gravy

[Lamb in Spicy Thick Gravy] HELLOOOOOOO! I know, I know. It’s been a very long Holiday, but I really needed it, and I’m glad that while I was away you guys were still visiting my blog. Thank you so much. You must be wondering where did I go and what did I do? Right? Hmmmm,…

Shahi Korma – Heart Healthy

Indian delight, and a dish I enjoy making. Shahi Korma, is a blend of tender beef and mixed spices, cooked together with almond paste, which results in a creamy textured gravy!

Keema Paratha – Indian Stuffed Bread

It’s no secret, I love Indian food, but I was a little hesitant on categorizing the dish I’m sharing today, shall it be under breakfast or main meal! Keema Paratha is served as breakfast in India and Pakistan.

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Authentic Chicken Biryani

There are many recipes for Authentic Chicken Biryani because almost every state in India has its own authentic recipe for chicken, mutton, fish, and veg biryani, oh and let’s not forget Egg Biryani. Today, I’m going to share a quick way to prepare chicken biryani and get the same mouthwatering flavor that you get in…

Chicken and Vegetable Stew

When I was on my journey to eat healthy and lose weight, this stew helped me a lot. Chicken and vegetable Stew is healthy, light, filling, and delicious.

Chana Dal – Split Yellow Gram

There are few meatless dishes, which I like, and I try to make those dishes tastes good, so when I feel like eating right or when the craze of working out hits me, I can still have delicious food, and enjoy every bite of it, like Chana Dal!

Indian Delight Dal Makhani

Dal Makhni is an Indian (Punjabi) Dish, it’s popular and found in every Indian restaurant in the world. This delightful treat tastes so good, you’d want to have it again and again.

Indian Roti – Chapati Recipe

This post is dedicated to all those who emailed me and asked many questions about Indian Roti (Chapati). Why the roti is not soft? Why it does not puff? And so on.

Freekeh Fry – Low Calorie

We are making some Freekh Fry, Y’all! Indian food is popular and everyone enjoys the blend of aromatic spices, that results in a scrumptious and mouth watering dishes. The popular grain used in Indian cooking is dal (lentils).

Quick Beef Curry

Don’t be fooled by the name (Quick Beef Curry), this curry tastes authentic. It got everything a good curry has and more. The beef is tender and the spice mix is just right.