Kadhai Paneer Dhaba Style

Kadhai Paneer Dhaba Style

This is the closest recipe to dhaba style Kadhai Paneer. The cumin seeds and dried fenugreek leaves add a distinct flavor to the dish. The key is to sauté the gravy ingredients before blending. They ooze flavor as the onions and tomatoes blend into a […]

Chicken Cheese Dinner Rolls

Chicken Cheese Dinner Rolls

Baked stuffed puff pastries and dinner rolls are a treat and a healthy alternative to fried ones like egg rolls, spring rolls, and samosas. I’m not an eager baker so I was looking for an easy dinner roll recipe that didn’t have any baking science. […]

Chicken Kathi Roll

Chicken Kathi Roll

Kathi roll is one of the Indian street foods I really miss, especially when I remember my good old time in Bangalore. Kathi Rolls are commonly knows as frankie. Chicken kathi roll is the perfect ‘to-go’ food and a certain crowd pleaser during Ramadan. It […]

Chicken Pakoras

Chicken Pakoras

Brief: Chicken pakoras are chicken mixed with besan (gram flour), spices, and yogurt. Boneless chicken pieces are always available in my kitchen because they are easy and quick to cook, and there is a wide variety of recipes for boneless chicken. I recently prepared Dhaka […]

Paneer Masala Dhaba Style

Paneer Masala Dhaba Style

This dish is a result of nostalgia. I had my dhaba adventures during my college years. My favorites were aloo parathas with achar and onions, veg and paneer kadhai, and phulkas. Every dish at a Dhaba is AMAZING! This Dhaba Style Paneer Masala recipe is […]

Keema Karela

Keema Karela

Like I’ve said before, I enjoy dishes that combine meat with vegetables. Karela (bitter gourd) is a vegetable with ‘mixed feelings’. You’d detest it if you have it by itself, and you’d enjoy if you combine it with different ingredients and spices that compliments its […]

Bread Roll |Potato & Cheese

Bread Roll |Potato & Cheese

Neither fancy, nor simple. Bread rolls are one of my favorite Ramadan dishes. I usually make the chicken and potato stuffed bread roll (click here for the recipe) but you can play around with the stuffing. The potato and cheese bread rolls are definitely a […]

Gosht Lababdar / Mutton Lababdar

Gosht Lababdar / Mutton Lababdar

I don’t if I’ve had this dish anywhere but I testify that Mutton Lababdar lives up to its name. Lababdar (apparently) means “a strong desire to indulge”. I admit that the recipe is extensive and calls for every possible ingredient in the kitchen but cook […]

Dhaka Chicken

Dhaka Chicken

Given the name, I’m assuming Dhaka Chicken is a popular dish in Bangladesh. It’s that time of the year – Ramadan/ Ramzan – when I’m constantly looking for appetizer recipes for Iftar especially with boneless chicken since it cooks quickly. I tried Dhaka Chicken for […]

Curry Leaf Mutton Curry (Curry Patta Gosht)

Curry Leaf Mutton Curry (Curry Patta Gosht)

Curry Patta Gosht gives me the South Indian vibes. Perhaps because curry leaves are native to South India and a staple ingredient in almost every dish. You can try this recipe with chicken as well or give it a vegetarian spin with paneer. I’ve cooked […]