postaday2011 Archive

  • Broccoli is one versatile vegetable with loads of goodness attached to it, steam it, roast it or grill it, do whatever you wish to, it wont disappoint you and is very convenient to cook. It goes well with chicken and seafood but alone it can make a wonderful dish like grilled broccoli with some toasted nuts. Broccoli rice pilaf is a perfect one meal dish on weeknight dinner, after a long day at office, a tired mind and body need […]

    carrot and broccoli rice pilaf

    Broccoli is one versatile vegetable with loads of goodness attached to it, steam it, roast it or grill it, do whatever you wish to, it wont disappoint you and is very convenient to cook. It goes well with chicken and seafood but alone it can make a wonderful dish like grilled broccoli with some toasted nuts. Broccoli rice pilaf is a perfect one meal dish on weeknight dinner, after a long day at office, a tired mind and body need […]

  • Shami kabab or kebab was introduced to India by the Mughals and later it becomes synonymous with the Awadhi cuisine. It is also known as Syrian kabab. Ingredients: Minced meat (lamb): 600g Bengal gram (channa dal): 150gm Garlic cloves: 5-6 Ginger (chopped): 1tsp Cumin seeds: 1tsp Cloves: 3-4 Cinnamon: 1″stick Cardamom: 5-6 Black peppercorns: 4-5 Onions (finely chopped): 2tbsp Green chilies (finely chopped): 1tsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped): 1tsp Egg (whipped): 1 Oil for shallow frying Salt to taste Method to […]

    shami kebab

    Shami kabab or kebab was introduced to India by the Mughals and later it becomes synonymous with the Awadhi cuisine. It is also known as Syrian kabab. Ingredients: Minced meat (lamb): 600g Bengal gram (channa dal): 150gm Garlic cloves: 5-6 Ginger (chopped): 1tsp Cumin seeds: 1tsp Cloves: 3-4 Cinnamon: 1″stick Cardamom: 5-6 Black peppercorns: 4-5 Onions (finely chopped): 2tbsp Green chilies (finely chopped): 1tsp Coriander leaves (finely chopped): 1tsp Egg (whipped): 1 Oil for shallow frying Salt to taste Method to […]

  • Rajasthani cuisine is known for its unique flavor, the use of hing or asafoetida and amchur or mango powder is must in most of the cases, red chillies are used generously giving a strong and pungent flavour. The cuisine reflects the climate and topography of Rajasthan, scarcity of water and paucity of vegetables give births to some of the unique dishes which are not known elsewhere. If you have been to Rajasthan or have tasted Rajasthani thali (meal), then you […]

    gatte ka saag

    Rajasthani cuisine is known for its unique flavor, the use of hing or asafoetida and amchur or mango powder is must in most of the cases, red chillies are used generously giving a strong and pungent flavour. The cuisine reflects the climate and topography of Rajasthan, scarcity of water and paucity of vegetables give births to some of the unique dishes which are not known elsewhere. If you have been to Rajasthan or have tasted Rajasthani thali (meal), then you […]

  • Chicken is one of the many specialties of Goan cuisine. This hot and spicy Goan fried chicken recipe uses the famous Portuguese peri peri sauce and is usually serves with goan pav or bread. Ingredients: Chicken legs: 2 Ginger – garlic paste : 2 tsp Green chili paste: 1 tsp Coriander and cumin seeds: 2tbsp Cinnamon: 1”stick Cloves: 4 Green cardamom: 4 Tomato puree: 2tbsp Sugar: 1/4tsp Oil for frying : 2-3 tbsp For the sauce: Kashmiri Red chillies whole: […]

    goan fried chicken

    Chicken is one of the many specialties of Goan cuisine. This hot and spicy Goan fried chicken recipe uses the famous Portuguese peri peri sauce and is usually serves with goan pav or bread. Ingredients: Chicken legs: 2 Ginger – garlic paste : 2 tsp Green chili paste: 1 tsp Coriander and cumin seeds: 2tbsp Cinnamon: 1”stick Cloves: 4 Green cardamom: 4 Tomato puree: 2tbsp Sugar: 1/4tsp Oil for frying : 2-3 tbsp For the sauce: Kashmiri Red chillies whole: […]

  • Couple of years ago I was introduced to this strange but amazing dish at Mainland China. It was a Diwali night and we went there for a family dinner. Outside the night sky was glittering with fireworks and it filled the atmosphere with joyous and festivity . It was already 10 pm in the night and we were patiently waiting for the dinner to arrive and just then, the manager informed us that the waiter spoiled the dish he was […]

    crackling spinach

    Couple of years ago I was introduced to this strange but amazing dish at Mainland China. It was a Diwali night and we went there for a family dinner. Outside the night sky was glittering with fireworks and it filled the atmosphere with joyous and festivity . It was already 10 pm in the night and we were patiently waiting for the dinner to arrive and just then, the manager informed us that the waiter spoiled the dish he was […]

  • Dear Readers, Announcing my participation in WordPress challenge “postaday2011”. 2011 and its time for some change ! No, Not any New year resolution, because I don’t believe in that. Every day is new to me. So one fine morning it has dawned upon me that I have neglected my blog for a while, lots of food and travel stories and recipes are eating up the spaces in my computer’s hard drives and off course I have not done any justice […]

    post a day 2011

    Dear Readers, Announcing my participation in WordPress challenge “postaday2011”. 2011 and its time for some change ! No, Not any New year resolution, because I don’t believe in that. Every day is new to me. So one fine morning it has dawned upon me that I have neglected my blog for a while, lots of food and travel stories and recipes are eating up the spaces in my computer’s hard drives and off course I have not done any justice […]