Andhra Style Spicy Chicken Curry from India

I married a Telugu boy, who loves to eat.  So I wanted to learn and cook more Andhra food at home.. Not that he fusses for food ever, but it is something a girl madly in love with a boy wants to do. So I picked up some recipes to delight him. This Andhra Style…

Indian Achari Chicken Curry (with raw mango pickle)

This Indian Achari Chicken Curry recipe is very special to me. Hubby dearest took me out for a lovely date on my birthday. My first birthday with him as his wife. We went to “Gallops” at Mahalakshmi Racecourse in Mumbai. A quaint beautiful restaurant with a classic old world charm from the Brit days. It…

What to do with leftover Chapatis? Make yummy Tostadas

Egg and Chicken Pickle Tostada   Serves: 4 Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking time: 15 mins Expertise Level: Easy Ingredients Availability: Left overs and Eggs Food Mood: Taste Palate: Medium Spicy Ambience:  Weekend movie-time snacks or dinner combined with te thrill of watching a horror film. We had this dish while watching Mister Babadook (dook dook dook). No. I am not brave. I…

Easy and Quick Pan Fried Chicken Breast

As promised, I am posting the recipe of the dinner I cooked for myself on 1st Jan. The Gajar ka Halwa turned out really good but it isn’t perfect so will make it right first before sharing the recipe. I think its a bit too try. But the Chicken was a blockbuster. I am guessing…

Stir Fried Chicken with Lemon Grass and Black Pepper

Serves: 2-3 Prep Time: 10 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Expertise Level: Easy Ingredients Availability: Most ingredients should be available in a supermarket Food Mood: Taste Palate: Medium Spicy flavour Ambience:  Its a great starter dish. Perfect for a munchie while you are watching a movie or chilling with friends. Music: Well, I am having this right now as I am watching…

How to make authentic Thai Red Curry?

I finally learnt how to cook an Authentic Thai Red Curry at the Blue Elephant Cooking School in Bangkok. I have cooked this recipe and refined it and I can say this to you that I have mastered my Thai Red Curries. They are pretty kick ass and I don’t think you will ever spend…

Thai Vermicelli with Chilly Chicken Breast

Bangalore is home. And at home, I get the best food on earth. The posts coming up in the next few days, are dedicated to my mom’s exceptional culinary skills. Eventually, I will have a section in my blog with just my mother’s recipes for you to try. These will be the low risk recipes,…

Roasted Bell Pepper and Chicken Salad

Serves: 2-3 (6-7 portions) Prep Time: 10 mins Cooking time: 17-20 mins Expertise Level: EXTREMELY Easy Ingredients Availability: You would need to go to a supermarket for pak choi. However, one can always use substitutes like Spinach. Food Mood: Taste Palate: Medium Spicy flavour. A good starter dish when you call friends over. Ambience:  Dim Yellow Lights…