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Egg Potato Curry Recipe

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Egg curry is a handy dish for the days when you don’t have access to any fresh green vegetables. The protein of the eggs is balanced with the carbs from the potatoes and the curry lets you enjoy this dish with a portion of just plain boiled rice. Serves 3-4 Ingredients Egg-6 Hard boiled and […]

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Chicken ‘Ishtew’ Mughlai Recipe

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Chicken ‘Ishtew’ is a take on the British Chicken Stew that is served even today by legendary restaurants like Karim’s in the streets around the Red Fort in old Delhi. Serves 3-4 Ingredients Chicken pieces-1 Kg (2 lbs) (4 cups) Onions chopped finely-1 Kg (2 lbs) (4 cups) Tomatoes chopped-1 Kg (2 lbs) (4 cups) […]

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Fish Cocktail Recipe the Indian Way

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Fish Cocktail is a “starter” or appetiser that you may get with your drinks in some clubs in India. Tastier and more flavourful than the humble fish finger fry, because it uses garam masala, this dish is generally a hit with people of all ages. Serves 3-4 Ingredients Sliced Fish-1/2 Kg (18oz) (2 cups) Note: […]

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Now Available: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Chicken the Indian Way

51 mouth-watering “Home-Style” ways to cooking chicken in a JIFFY as only Indians Can IMPORTANT: The e-Book is available on all major e-book platforms at a SPECIAL INVITATION PRICE  of US $0.99 (or equivalent) only till 30 November 2015. Prices shall go up thereafter. To celebrate India’s magnificent Chicken cooking tradition, comes my chicken- focussed […]

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Chicken Shami Kebab Recipe: Try this melt in the mouth dish today!

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Shami Kebab is traditionally made with mutton mince, but if for health reasons you want chicken mince, there should be no objection. In any case, this is a wonderful dish that can also be served as an entrée. The use of lentils improves the nutritional quotient of this dish by many notches. Serves 3-4 Ingredients […]

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Yakhni: A timeless dish for all ages from Kashmir

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Yakhni is a Kashmiri yogurt based gravy dish, which is usually made with mutton. But there are vegetarian versions too using ‘nadru’ (lotus stem) or even bottle gourd. It has no tomatoes, turmeric or chillies. Kashmiri Pandits (Brahmins) also don’t use onions and garlic. Kashmiris believe that Yakhni originally came from Persia, and probably reached […]

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Fish Chops: An Indian Recipe inspired by British Raj

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As the story goes, one day just on a whim, the British memsahib decided to enter the smoky kitchen where half a dozen cooks, masalchis (helpers who grind spices or masalas), and sundry assistants were busy preparing the dinner. Everything looked alright, from an Indian perspective, except for the strange piece of cloth that the […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Fish-Excerpt

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Table of Contents I: Fish—Why Bother? II: Cooking Fish the Indian Way Chapter 1: Fish Starters Basic Indian Fish Fry Spicy Fish Fry Tandoori Fish Fish Amritsari Fish Pakoras (Fritters) Fish 65 Chapter 2: Fish Curries Masalewali Machhi (Spicy Fish Curry) Fish in Creamy Tomato Curry Machhi Do Pyaza (Fish with fried onions) Thick Fish […]

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Make this Simple Yet Delicious Prawn Curry at Home

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Indians have a great knack for cooking shrimps, prawns, lobsters and crabs in a way that is unknown to the rest of the world. There is almost nil use of wine, cheese or cream. Unlike the Thai, there is no use of galangal, Kafir lime leaves or lemon grass. There may be some use of […]

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COMING SOON: The Ultimate Guide to Cooking Fish the Indian Way

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To celebrate India’s magnificent Fish cooking tradition, I am happy to present to you my fish- focussed cookbook with such exotic spices and taste that you will be left asking for more. The e-book contains as many as 43 Mouth-watering and Mind-boggling Ways to Cooking Fish in a JIFFY as Only Indians Can. So say […]

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