Cauliflower in Spicy Coconut Sauce

I have been MIA for around six months. In this time period I have learnt a lot about myself. I have begun to analyze the kind of food I like, and have ventured into experimenting more with baking. Meanwhile I have cooked some good food, like this recipe which I not only made for my … Continue reading Cauliflower in Spicy Coconut Sauce

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Creamed Spinach

The desi way to prepare spinach is to boil it for a long time, drain it, mash a bit and then use it in any recipe you want. Mostly Spinach is cooked with mutton (palak gosht) in desi-land or sometimes with potatoes (aloo palak). Some people also cook it with cottage cheese (palak paneer). Creamd … Continue reading Creamed Spinach

Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Continuing from the other day, next on the table were garlic roasted potatoes. Potatoes are a very versatile food, that complement almost every dish in the world. When you are out of ideas for cooking, there is always something that can be done with potatoes.In this recipe, potatoes are baked in the oven. I used … Continue reading Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Roasted Tomato Soup

Today is the day for tomatoes. Here comes a recipe for roasted tomato soup. I know it is a bit late, and winters are leaving, but there is still time to enjoy soup at least a couple of times. At my house, different variations of tomato soup are made frequently in winters. It is easy … Continue reading Roasted Tomato Soup

Singaporean Rice

Hello everybody, back after yet another very long break. It's not that I haven't been experimenting, I have made a lot of seasonal things, which with one thing or another (I blame it all on business school), I wasn't able to post them. And since they were based on season's available fruit, they are kind … Continue reading Singaporean Rice

Masala Noodles

It's been a long time since I last blogged. All with Ramazan, university, marking papers etc, there was little time to come here and share something. Masala noodles is a Pakistani version of the traditional Chinese dish.It is very much adaptable to our taste. Spices can be adjusted and others can be added to enhance … Continue reading Masala Noodles

Okra in Yogurt

Summer vacations are here. And I now have the time to do more experiments in my kitchen. I already have done many, but due to a little picture editing stuff, I haven't been able to post them as of yet. My first vacation experiment was with okra.Okra or lady finger are very much in season … Continue reading Okra in Yogurt

Carrot Cake

Carrots are in season, and what other time would be best to make a carrot cake? I love carrots ans like to have carrots daily when they are in season. But monotony bores me to death, so I love using my favorite things in a variety of dishes. This is a light and soft cake that … Continue reading Carrot Cake

Hyderabadi style green chilli (Hyderabadi mirchain)

Hyderabad is know for it's exotic cuisine with a blend of different spices giving a savory taste to food. Basic spices found in various Hyderabadi dishes are coconut, curry leaves, tamarind, peanuts etc.Hyderabadi style green chilli is very easy to make and taken as a condiment with lentils and rice, or if you are a … Continue reading Hyderabadi style green chilli (Hyderabadi mirchain)