Non Vegetarian

Fish Biryani

½ kg. fish fillet (surmai, hamour) 3 cups Basmati rice 4 onions sliced 2 green chillies 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste ½  cup yoghurt 1 tsp coriander powder ½ tsp cumin powder ½ tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder ½ tsp spice powder or garam masala Coriander and mint leaves 2 tbsp white […]

Tomato Chicken

Tomato Chicken

Ingredients 1kg Chicken Grind the following coarsely 5 big garlic flakes 1” ginger 3 tomatoes (blanched in hot water and skinned) 1 big onion 2 sprigs mint leaves Half bunch coriander leaves Dry Roast & powder the following 1 tsp jeera 1tbsp coriander seeds 8 kashmiri chillies 1tsp badisep/fennel seeds 1 cardamom ½” cinnamon 3 […]

Meat Puff

Meat Puff

Ingredients ¼ kg beef or lamb minced meat ½ cup finely chopped carrot ½ cup frozen green peas 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tsp tomato paste 1 tsp red chilli powder or black pepper powder 2 finely chopped onion 2 tsp oil 1 packet readily available puff pastry sheets Directions: Heat oil in a […]

Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Chicken Curry with Coconut Milk

Ingredients: 1kg chicken (cleaned & cut into small pieces) ½ coconut grated 3 onions chopped 8 long dried red chilies 3 green chilies 8 cloves garlic 5 peppercorn 1 tsp cumin seeds 3tbsp coriander seeds ½tsp turmeric powder ½ tsp fenugreek seeds tamarind small piece 2tbsp ghee 1 sliced onion salt to taste 1 cup […]

Chicken Stuffed Sausage

Chicken Stuffed Sausage

I had tasted this starter at my friend Violet Pais’ house a few years back and really liked it.  She gave me the recipe and ever since I have been preparing this starter.  My children have always enjoyed eating chicken stuffed sausage. Ingredients 500 gms minced Chicken 3 tsp Soya Sauce 5 green chillies finely […]

Prawn Fry

Prawn Fry

½ kg big prawns 2tsp ginger garlic paste 1tbsp oyster sauce 2tbsp tomato sauce 1tbsp BBQ sauce ½ tsp kashmiri chilli powder Pinch of turmeric powder 1tsp vinegar Salt Mix all the ingredients and marinate prawns for half an hour.  Heat two tbsp oil and fry the prawns on high fire for 4-5minutes.  Serve hot.  […]

Red ‘Chicken Curry’

Red ‘Chicken Curry’

Ingredients 1kg chicken 3 large onions finely chopped 2 tbsps curds (not too sour) – beaten to creamy consistency 3 medium tomatoes, boiled, deskinned and made into paste 1½ tsp red chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp cumin (jeera) powder 2 heaped tsps coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric (haldi) powder 1 tsp garam masala powder 2 […]

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