My fragrant rice soup with meat balls!

First  wintry breeze forces me to create this aromatic rice soup recipe with good old lamb meatballs.When I say the temperature 10 degrees on my phone, I started feeling dreadfully cold  instantly even though I was in a cozy situation. Lunch time has arrived.A perfect soup would be great to warm me enough. I had few…

Chicken Dal ( Lentil with spiced chicken and spinach)

Chicken Dal Indian kitchen is incomplete without various kinds of lentils. ‘Dal’ is one of our staple food. I don’t think there is any Indian household who never cooked dal.According to historians, dal gained most of the popularity from the queen Jodha Bai’s kitchen.Queen Jodha Bai  was the first Rajput Empress   of Emperor Akbar.Jodha Bai…

Piri Piri Lamb Curry (Kolkata kosha mangsho)

Piri Piri Lamb Curry Mutton or lamb curry is one of my family favorite dish. In Kolkata, most of the people enjoy this delicious homely and traditional ‘Kosha Mangsho’  when they are having a day off or celebrating any precious moment of life.Just like Sunday Roast in England. We are celebrating because we have succeeded…

Chicken and Mushroom Nuggets Baked with Homemade Mayonnaise

Chicken and Mushroom Nuggets with Homemade Mayonnaise Chicken and mushroom are my all time favorite ingredients.They are so made for each other.I have been trying so many recipes with mushrooms,cause mushrooms  are high in antioxidant,heart-healthy ,overall very nutritious vegetable. I love chicken nuggets.They are so simple and so tasty.Today I have decided to cook chicken…

Achari (pickled) Fish Cake

 Achari Fish Cake Achari – means pickled in India. Pickles are something which can bring water in your mouth by looking and smelling of them.Without pickle, Indian kitchens are not compleat.Pickles are part of our everyday life. There are hundred and thousands different kind of pickle in India.Actually, every  Indian house has got there the…

Easy Microwaved Prawn Pulao

Microwaved Prawn Pulao After a long day work, I felt like eating something authentic home-made Indian dish.But don’t fell like spending a long time in the kitchen. My Mum used to cook prawn pulao with slightly fried boiled eggs ,mixed winter vegetables and garam masala.Suddenly I could smell that aroma in my house.I and my…

Simple spicy steamed fish(cod)

Simple spicy steamed fish Steamed food can also be interesting with the  flavourful ingredients , such as ginger,garlic,chilies,spring onions etc. It has got full of nutrient values and good for health conscious individuals. It gives me such pleasure to create comfort food with no time. I sometimes dare to go out of the health boundaries…

Bengali Fish Bhuna(Sea Beam fish)/easy steps to follow

                                       Bengali Fish Bhuna(Sea Beam fish)/easy steps Bhuna is a dry curry cooked with aromatic spices ,herbs and tomatoes. Bhuna is originally came from Bengali cuisine. In Kolkata people call it ‘kosha’ or ‘jhal’. People says that this type of combination of cooking was used for wealthy Bengali rulers .Then gradually it became a very…

Easy and appetizing couscous with spicy prawns / lunch box recipe

Couscous is spreading fast in western world. Couscous is North African dish made of durum wheat. Like semolina is also made of durum wheat. Reason behind couscous spreading fast all over the world is, it’s easy cooking process. It takes 5minutes to absorb hot water and ready to eat. So why not take the advantage…

Easy and Delicious Chicken Tikka Masala step by step

Chicken tikka masala is one of the popular Indian dish in UK. Small pieces of spicy roasted chicken cooked in spicy creamy sauce. Gravy should be mild to hot, but not too spicy. According to many people this dish was made for British soldiers in India. This recipe becomes more delightful when it’s cooked at…