My favorites

My favorites

My favorites
PUNJABI SAMOSAS

PUNJABI SAMOSAS

Peramma, Amma, Prinu,Ritchie and myself would go there, every year. I hardly have any regrets in my life so far, but if I wanted to, I could regret for not eating these delicious deep fried goodies back then
Spiced Sticky Toffee Pudding

Spiced Sticky Toffee Pudding

com's 'Irish Bake Off' competition that they are running alongside the Great British Bake Off program after managing to get runner up for my key lime pie (who knew

best bbq steak

Unfortunately, this approach leaves out one of my best secrets for cooking perfect steak. it contains a lot of the fat and is great for use later in stews, chilis or even my favorite treat
Vegetable Pulav / Veg Pulao / Step by Step:

Vegetable Pulav / Veg Pulao / Step by Step:

Vegetable Pulao. Veg Pulav  is a healthy & delicious one pot meal with spicy vegetables and rice. Basmati rice plays an important role in this rich & exotic rice dish
Chicken and Cheese Samosa

Chicken and Cheese Samosa

With the easy availability of samosa patti these days, it has become my snack of choice whenever I have guests at home and I keep experimenting with the filling
Basic Vanilla Cake

Basic Vanilla Cake

Add sifted flour and beat for another minute or gently fold it with spatula, just until batter is smooth & creamy
No-Bake Cheesecake

No-Bake Cheesecake

Also true, I don't start going into the middle school for my practicum for another week. I spent my day making a cheesecake to kick-off the first DTS meeting of the semester
No-Bake Mango Delight

No-Bake Mango Delight

)  This my friend is one of those treats that would  make you throttle someone if she/he comes between you and your share
No Bake Butterfinger Pie

No Bake Butterfinger Pie

This super creamy pie is in the cheesecake family, since we do use a fair amount of cream cheese. It’s topped with Crumbled Butterfinger bar pieces, and it has a yummy graham cracker crust
vanilla sprinkle cupcakes.

vanilla sprinkle cupcakes.

Because if it does, it will be my ultimate vanilla cake recipe. I scaled down the original recipe to yield a few cupcakes because I wanted to practice my piping skills
No Bake Banana Cream Pudding

No Bake Banana Cream Pudding

This recipe has stayed in myfavorites collection for years. my daughter's classmates and the little girl had younger parents
"Outstanding" Beef Brisket

"Outstanding" Beef Brisket

When my mother became ill and needed to be hospitalized a little over a month ago, I knew I had a big job ahead of me
Almost-Famous Animal-Style Burgers

Almost-Famous Animal-Style Burgers

Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add the onions and 3/4 teaspoon salt, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden and soft, about 30 minutes
Chicken Curry with coconut milk

Chicken Curry with coconut milk

Ingredients. Chicken                                                       1 kg. Coconut milk of                                           1 1/2 no
Chicken Curry

Chicken Curry

 Garlic and ginger (pounded), chopped tomatoes, mixed spices and chopped onionFresh curry leaves and sawtooth coriander from my garden, cinnamon stick, star anise and clovesI'm sharing this curry with Full Plate Thursday over at Miz Helen's Country CottageChicken Curry(by kitchen flavours)about 1 kg chicken (half from a large chicken)1 cinnamon stick about 3"2 star anise4 cloves2 sprigs curry leaves2 pieces sawtooth coriander, coarsely sliced1 tbsp garlic, pounded1 tbsp ginger, pounded1 onion, chopped1 tomato, chopped2 potatoes, cut to 1" cubes2 cups water1 tsp salt, or to taste4-5 tbsp oilThe spices

Fingerling Potato and Sausage Salad

The roasted potato partnered with the sweet sausage is the perfect meal for my lunch today. The freshly picked basil leaves from my herb garden and my one ripe tomato was superb with the briny green olives and mustard vinaigrette
Mutton Nihari

Mutton Nihari

It was my Friday-special dinner. I also added few baby potatoes to my nihari. And I made up my mind. Mutton(goat meat) NihariThe name Nihari comes from the Arabic word 'Nahar', meaning day
Goulash for Babies and Toddlers

Goulash for Babies and Toddlers

Ok, perhaps don't go for chilli as the first step but at the weekend my son was eating some barbecued lamb marinated in garlic and chilli