Category Archives: Asian (desi) cooking

Fish Karahi with a twist

This is not your regular karahi recipe. This one has a slight twist to the traditional version. I know all of us have that “special” karahi recipe that was taught to us by our mothers. A recipe that has been … Continue reading

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Daal Maash Dahi Bhallay Recipe From Scratch

Learn how to make the best daal maash dahi bhallay from scratch. Continue reading

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Creamed Spinach

There are two vegetables I can never have enough: one of them is spinach. Yes those ugly, dull, green leaves are my ticket to cloud 9. Those of you who are wary of the green, eww looking leaves, don’t know … Continue reading

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Spicy Shola or Sholay

Shola or sholay is a¬†very famous Afghani savory rice dish. The rice used in this recipe is usually short-grain rice (toota chawal) because it is cooked with water, pulses, spinach and with either mince meat or tiny pieces of meat. … Continue reading

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Chicken Jalfrezi For The Lazy

I call it “Chicken¬†Jalfrezi for the lazy” because this recipe is super fast and dead simple. You just can’t go wrong with it. It’s perfect for those lazy days when you don’t feel like doing anything. In Jalfrezi, chicken chunks … Continue reading

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Gajjar ka Halwa (carrot halwa)

Say goodbye to winters in a sweet way by making this awesome gajjar ka halwa, the very last time. It may be time consuming but all worth it, right? Summers are just around the corner and you can still get … Continue reading

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Behari Qeema

All these spices already-lying-in-your-pantry will help you create this amazingly aromatic behari qeema recipe. I fell in love with the aroma and the behari kababs signature touch of this qeema or mince meat. If you’re a huge fan of Behari … Continue reading

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Lahori Fried Fish

Lahori fish is known for its spicy distinct taste. It is light, crispy and crunchy from the outside while moist, tender, aromatic and jam-packed with flavours from the inside. You can use any kind of fish for this recipe but … Continue reading

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Meatballs or Koftay

I’n my eternal quest for the perfect meatballs or Koftay, I have finally reached meatball or Koftay Nirvana finally after 3-4 years. I just thought, Koftay are one of those things I will never get them right. Either they were … Continue reading

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Sarsoon Ka Saag and Makkai Ki Roti

Saag is a spicy scrumptious treat. You can enjoy this hot and spicy dish in cool winter nights with makkai ki roti, uh the combo tastes heaven in those chilly nights for sure. But the best thing about this dish … Continue reading

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