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Spinach Chicken curry

Spinach Chicken Curry


Make this healthy, classic Indian Spinach Chicken Curry recipe (known as Chicken Saag) at home with little effort. The warm, rich flavors will keep you coming back for more! It is a low-calorie healthy dish prepared in 40 mins that goes well with rice, roti or paratha.   One of the most common misconceptions about healthy eating is that it’s…

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Paratha recipe – whole wheat flatbread


Paratha is one of the most common breakfasts of India, particularly popular in North India. It is a homemade flatbread usually prepared with whole-wheat flour or all-purpose flour. Paratha originated in the north of India where wheat is grown and is a traditional staple. Also called as Parantha or Parauntha, the southern Indian version is called the Parotta. One of…

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Honey Garlic Chicken

Easy Honey Garlic Chicken Recipe


Honey Garlic Chicken – Crispy baked chicken bites in a sticky honey garlic sauce perfect for a weeknight meal or an appetizer. Does it any more convincing? Sounds delicious. Let’s jump straight to the recipe.   The crispy chicken is simple to prepare with some really basic ingredients. And then you don’t fry it, you bake. While they bake you…

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20 minute Masala Shrimp recipe


Shrimp cooked in some yummy spices like ginger, garlic and turmeric, ready in 20 minutes, served as a main dish or an appetiser.      This 20-minute masala shrimp recipe is my take on one of the traditional shrimp dishes prepared by the amazing chefs in my family. It is pretty simple to prepare and needs only 15-20 minutes of cooking…

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Chicken & vegetables in Béchamel sauce recipe


Chicken & vegetables in Béchamel sauce recipe – It’s béchamel sauce or white sauce made using whole wheat flour, mixed in with shredded chicken and some vegetables. Served on a hot dog bun, burger bun or even on a tortilla. Yum! This dish takes me back to my childhood days. This was my mum’s one of many smart ways to…

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Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato Recipe


What’s a party without some yummy finger food! Something that’s not complicated at all -5 minutes of prep, you put them in the oven and the oven does the rest! This Spicy Garlic Roasted Sweet Potato recipe totally fits the bill. Bonus – it’s made using a superfood! As a kid, I never really liked sweet potatoes till I tasted some grilled ones on…

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Butter Chicken


My healthy version of Butter Chicken is the perfect main dish for a new year party. Everybody has either tasted or heard about butter chicken once in their lives. Butter chicken or Murg Makhani along with Chicken Tikka are two Indian dishes that have traveled all over the world. The Butter Chicken as a dish was invented by the owner…

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Garlicky Asparagus Recipe


A New year party menu (or any party) is incomplete without some simple sides that can be doubled as an appetiser too. Garlicky Asparagus is one such dish. 15 minutes and its ready… Garlicky Asparagus is a perfect side dish. The tender Asparagus lightly flavored with Garlic and Cilantro is a nice simple option for days when I have cooked a pretty…

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Bottle Gourd Kofta Curry


As a child I never really liked doodhi, the reason being doodhi has more or less a neutral taste, something that I really did not enjoy a lot. But with time and my learning and kitchen experiments I have come to realize that the same neutral taste makes it a great vegetable to use in a lot of different dishes, the…

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