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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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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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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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Garlic Tadka Mashed Potato


I love mashed potatoes! Who doesn’t! I can almost make a meal out of just mashed potatoes. Or anything potatoes! Garlic Tadka Mashed Potatoes is a simple side dish to add to your dinner menu.  Also, potatoes are a great way of adding complex carbs, potassium and dietary fibers to your meal. I like to add flavors in my mashed…

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Chicken with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe


It was Friday evening (finally!), I was driving home from work thinking about my day! Client meetings, presentation, meeting again and then running some errands before I started driving back home. I was exhausted and my brain was fried. It was already evening and I knew very soon it was going to be dinner time. It was one of those…

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