Chicken Stew with Vegatables (Preparation Time: 45 minutes; Serves:4)

Guest Blogger: Madhubanti Roy Just like the Hooghly flows down three generations (Bhagirathi, Alaknanda and the Ganges) this special recipe has been enriched by three generations of my family. My grandmother perfected the basics and handed down the paper to my mom. I inherited and appended my own elements. Now you can take it along…

Kale Chane ke Kabab (Preparation Time: 40 minutes, Makes:18-20)

Can’t believe it’s been two years since my last post! Well I can blame it on a demanding job – two little kids and a super busy city life. However amidst all this my passion for cooking never died. I continued trying new recipes and improvising old ones. I now have a repertoire of my…

Aaloo Parathas (Preparation Time: 30 minutes, Makes: 4-5)

Winters bring along a craving for hot and spicy food. But then winters make us lazy too. After all, who wants to get out of a cozy bed and preparing an elaborate meal? Paranthas are a welcome option –  they don’t need much preparation, are easy to make and can be served as a whole meal…

Aaloo Tikki (Preparation Time: 40 minutes, Serves:5-6)

Apologies for the missing the weekly post, last Thursday….Jet lag coupled with the excitement of re-uniting with the family, I suppose makes up for good enough excuses. However now that I feel much more settled, I am back with more recipes. Eating while shopping is so much fun that it’s nearly impossible to skip street…

Fiery Chicken Curry (Preparation Time: 40 minutes; Serves 3-4)

Come winters and the craving for non-vegetarian food goes up. Nothing can beat a fiery, steaming hot curry on a cold winter evening!!!  This one’s a keeper – easy and quick to prepare, no prior preparation or hard to find ingredients….all you need is some chicken, some basic spices…..and of-course big appetite!I am sure that each of…

Gulab Jamun (Makes:20-25 balls; Preparation Time: 1.5 hours)

Oh Diwali….the non-stop rat-a-tat of the firecrackers….the nip of the descending winter….the stiff starch of the brand new clothes….the flicker of a hundred lamps and…and the air heavy with the mouth watering aroma of the hot sweets….Oh Diwali….The most beautiful night of the year! Make this Diwali truly memorable….try making Gulab Jamuns at home…..may your…

Pindi Chane & Bhature (Preparation Time: 60 Minutes; Serves: 3-4)

Last Thursday was Amit’s B’day!!Chole bhature (or chane-bhature) have been the husband’s all time favorite. Year after year, the menu on his birthday party has read the same – Chole bhature and gulab jamun. He can keep having them without any let down in the excitement…the mere mention of this dish makes him drool. Since the…