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Mango Hummann

I don't know if this falls in the dessert category. To me, this is sometimes an entire meal, a snack or sometimes a dessert. It is sweet, spicy, and tangy. This is my most favourite dish from my childhood. Every time I have this, it takes me back right to my childhood. Its a spicy,… Continue reading Mango Hummann

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Spicy Malai Kofta

There are two types of Malai Kofta Lovers. The ones who love the white malai gravy, mildly spiced and sweet with raisins. The others who love the spicy tomato based creamy gravy without any sweetness. I belong to the latter. Although, I do love a good white gravy. But when it comes to Malai Koftas,… Continue reading Spicy Malai Kofta

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Chatpata Papad Churi Masala

I fell in papad churi when I had it in a Dhaba nearby. Its basically double fried papad. They're deep-fried first and then tempered with chat masala and chilli powder. ITs very simple to make. They taste great as it is, or with parathas and pulaos. Recipe: Lijjat papad- 2, broken into pieces. Chat masala-… Continue reading Chatpata Papad Churi Masala

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Pepper Chicken Masala

If you google the recipe for Kerala style pepper chicken, you'll find millions of recipes. 9 out of 10 recipes will call for the same spices and more or less the same style of preparation. Some traditional recipes just don't get outdated. My version of pepper chicken calls for similar spices. But its much simpler. My… Continue reading Pepper Chicken Masala

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Fish Cutlets

What I look for in a fish cutlet- The proportion of fish should be higher than the potatoes. The fish should be very flavourful and should be super crunchy on the outside and juicy and moist inside. This recipe gives exactly that. I have used Anchovies here, mainly because the fish flavour will not get… Continue reading Fish Cutlets

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Onion relish

This onion relish is almost an Indianised version of a caramelised onion jam. It tastes amazing with Tikkas, as a spread for Khatti rolls or just on some bread. Its buttery, sweet from the onion caramelisation and raisins and spicy from the peppercorns. It stores amazingly too in the refrigerator for 10- 14 days. So… Continue reading Onion relish