Actualising the Mutton Korma Dream

You know that feeling of utter, unadulterated delight when you nail a recipe as grandiose as the Mutton Korma? Well, I experienced it right here in my kitchen. I was no stranger to Mutton Korma. But it was a stranger to me. Going to an authentic Mughlai restaurant back in India with the extended family,…

The Ultimate Comfort Food – Rajmah

India is a country of  such immense diversity that one is truly spoiled for choice in this eternal gastronomical paradise umpteen with one delicious recipe after another. In the middle of such expansive food traditions, it is hard for but one recipe to stand out. Yet it does, as the ultimate comfort food. Yes, I…

Spinach Mutton Curry aka Palak Gosht

In my limited kitchen life, I have encountered, that there are some recipes that are never meant to look good but taste absolutely divine. Palak Gosht is one of them. Inspired by my mum’s traditional Uttar Pradesh style of cooking, this intense mutton curry is slow cooked with spinach and spices to deliver a taste…

Butter Chicken for Vegetarians

Now that you have been hooked by the sensational headline, this particular recipe will blow your mind. Like it did mine! Butter Chicken is sacred to me. I love it so because I have grown in the days when this secret recipe was not well known and the only way you could enjoy it was at…

The Super Duper Hot Vindaloo

Indian food has the wonderful gastronomical fate of being enjoyed immensely beyond its borders. Butter Chicken and Naan have indeed taken the culinary world by storm. However, there are a few new (or not so new!) entrants that have gone up the ladder. My Aussie friends will vouch for Vindaloo. I had never attempted this…

Restaurant Style Chicken Tikka Masala

An honest confession. I have never really been into Chicken Tikka Masala. Butter Chicken is more my stead. But, to my surprise, that was going to change. I am a new mum and with that comes exposure to different groups be it Mothers Groups, Play Groups or if you are completely alien to ‘what to…

My Secret Kadhi Recipe

I respect people with trade secrets. Especially when I am one of them. But of late I have come to know that sharing is caring. That’s why I bring to you my Secret Kadhi recipe that I have evolved over the last 9 years when I first donned the apron. The start was a bumpy…