Street Foods Of India – Fried Food of India

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I started to blog because I missed India terribly. The sights, the sounds, the smells and everything that was familiar was miles away from me, and I had to do something to keep those memories alive. This blog soon became an extension of me and through it I tried to showcase the variety and diversity ...


Kadhai Murg (Chicken cooked in a wok) 6

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A good friend once told me that his philosophy on deciding how delicious the dish is by looking at the amount of fat/oil the dish is swimming in. The thickness of the layer of oil is directly proportional to the taste of the meat. And the friend is not wrong. There is something deliciously wicked ...


The not so fancy moist Carrot Cake 2

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If there came a time when there was no more cake left to eat in this world, I think I will survive without any problems. There I said it; It sounds almost like a guilty confession doesn’t it?  I have never enjoyed cakes in my childhood because of the terrible Mawa (Milk based) Cakes we ...


Memories of the great Indian Railways – Railway Potato Sabzi 4

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Being surrounded by some seriously intelligent and creative people can be very inspiring for people like me to get our creative juices flowing enough to write. And when you see such friends doing something fabulous you want to compliment them by creating something that has been inspired by their work. One such creative friend in ...


Indian styled Capsicum with Peanuts 2

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Growing up in a middle-class Punjabi family in the 80s Peanuts were just a snack we ate when we felt peckish or when we were traveling, we never used Peanuts in cooking, and that was that. I don’t remember a single instance where my mother used Peanuts as an ingredient in anything that she ever ...


No cook Apple and Honey Oats 2

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Remember I had said how I do not enjoy eating sweet cold things for breakfast. My body just does not respond to anything cold, laden with Sugar first thing in the morning. I feel unsatisfied, and it always seems like I have not eaten anything even though I may have gobbled down some substantial breakfast. ...


An Indian dessert using a very Australian Yogurt – Shrikhand 2

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They say beauty needs no ornaments, the simplest and the plainest of things sometimes are the ones that touch your heart more then anything else. I guess it is the same with food. There are times when the most basic of ingredients can form the  most heart warming of dishes that you can ever  make. ...


Pushing food horizons with Soy & Maple Syrup coated Basa Fillets

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We Indians are passionate about our culture and the food associated with it. We live to eat because food not only provides us sustenance it also gives us the cultural identity that makes us who we are. And since we Indians are masters of stereotyping, we also love to stereotype each other on the basis ...