Category: Starter Recipes

Tendli Fry | Tindora Fry

Tendli Fry | Tindora Fry

Tendli fry is a quick and simple sabzi which I usually like to pair with either sambar and rice, dal and rice, or rotis. Tendli, also called as tindora, are commonly used in pickles. You can add potatoes to the tendli fry if you like. […]

Hummus

Hummus

Here is an easy hummus recipe made with the most basic ingredients – garbanzo beans, tahini, and olive oil.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

Moong Dal Dahi Vadas

Here is an instant dahi vada recipe which is more like a magic wand – give it a swirl and you’d have a chaat snack on your table. I’m serious! Blend the moong dal, fry pakoda-style, and pour seasoned yogurt. Of course, if you have […]

Dahi Vada

Dahi Vada

I haven’t had a person who doesn’t enjoy dahi vadas. Its a favorite amongst kids and especially popular during Ramadan since it can be prepared in advance and refrigerated. Like every other dish, dahi vadas have a few variations and all of them are delicious. […]

Chicken Shawarma and Turmeric Rice

Chicken Shawarma and Turmeric Rice

This is the third shawarma recipe on Cukzy after the Lebanese Chicken Shawarma Wrap and Spicy Chicken Shawarma. As I had mentioned earlier, I experiment different recipes of a dish and, if I love it, I put up here for you. Shawarma is the most […]