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Slow Cooker For Indian Cuisine – A Guide

Slow Cooker For Indian Cuisine – A Guide

Slow Cooker, also referred to as crock pot (a brand name), is my newly-found favorite kitchen appliance. It saves time and effort, yet gives us a delicious meal. But is the slow cooker for Indian recipes – a cuisine that’s complex in technique and taste? […]

Mutton Stew – Slow Cooker

Mutton Stew – Slow Cooker

A simple mutton stew adapted from an Arabic dish – Al Marqoq – to suit the slow cooker cooking style. I have used my homemade Gulf Spice Powder (Ibzar) that gives the stew a taste distinct from our usual curries. You can replace lamb with […]

Darbari Mutton

Darbari Mutton

Darbari Mutton sounds royal but is, honestly, a simple mutton curry. Darbari Mutton isn’t loaded with usual spices but rich ingredients like cashews and khoya/mawa. This is a slow cooker recipe but it can perfectly fit your regular cooking methods like stove top or pressure […]

Gulf Spices – Ibzar

Gulf Spices – Ibzar

There is something magical about freshly ground spices at home. Ibzar – famously known as Gulf Spices – completes the Arabian cuisine. Ibzar is a fresh blend of several spices that give it a complex combination of flavor and aroma. While it is intensely aromatic, […]

Devil’s Curry (Malacca, Malaysia)

Devil’s Curry (Malacca, Malaysia)

Devil’s curry, or Debal Kari, is an exotic dish that comes from the Eurasian community in Singapore and Malaysia. The dish is originally from Malacca – a Malaysian state that was a Portuguese colony for about a 100 years. The long occupation influenced the culture […]

Spicy Chicken In Coconut Milk (Java, Indonesia)

Spicy Chicken In Coconut Milk (Java, Indonesia)

I’m discovering the Southeast – from a classic cookbook. I guess that’s what foodmaniacs do. I’m on an adventure to explore Southeast Asian cuisine and, while I have tried a few Malaysian dishes, I’ve never done justice to the region. So this time around, the […]

American Chopsuey

American Chopsuey

American Chopsuey is a famous Indian spin to Chinese cuisine and my favourite! Unable to find it here, I decided its time for homemade American Chopsuey. The dish is a healthy combination of chicken and vegetables coated in tangy, lightly spiced tomato sauce that is […]

Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Um Ali – Egyptian Bread Pudding

Umm Ali – a famous, festive Egyptian dessert – brings back memories from my food-filled childhood. A spoonful of Um Ali means buttery, flaky puff pastry soaked in flavored milk, crusted with nuts and shredded coconut, and layered with cream. Um Ali should be served […]

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma

Shahi Navratan Korma is a delicious combination of 9 vegetables in a mildly spiced, creamy gravy. You can use vegetables of your preference. When I want to give my family a vegetarian treat, I whip up dishes that are pretty much an overdose on vegetables […]

Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops

A variety of recipes from different cuisines can be experimented with lamb chops, all of which are equally delicious and simple. You’ll find a list of them on Cukzy as well – BBQ Mutton Chops, Masala Lamb Chops, Cheese Mutton Chops, Greek Roasted Lamb Chops and […]