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29 December, 2015

Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori Chicken
Posted in : Traditional Bengali Recipes on by : archi

Tandoori chicken is a popular North Indian starter. This is a favorite in North Indian homes and is very easy to make. It is traditionally cooked in a tandoor or coal oven, but it is difficult these days to find one in urban homes. So, we will use a regular oven, which will compromise on
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14 December, 2015

Paneer Kofta

Paneer Kofta
Posted in : Indian Recipes on by : archi

Paneer Kofta is a mildly flavored dish, made with paneer (cottage cheese). This is a rich dish due to use of cashew paste and cream. This goes well with hot naan bread, but can also be enjoyed with steamed rice. This recipe serves 5-6 people.   Paneer Kofta   Ingredients: Half-n-half milk: ¼ gallon (milk
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6 November, 2015

Chicken Shahi Korma

Chicken Shahi Korma
Posted in : Indian Recipes on by : archi

Chicken Shahi Korma is a mildly flavored dish, with a nutty flavor. The korma sauce is usually made with yoghurt, cream and nuts. This is a popular North Indian dish derived from Mughlai cuisine. This dish has a light colored sauce, and has a rich texture due to use of yoghurt, cream and cashew nut
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29 October, 2015

Murg Makhani (Butter Chicken)

Murg Makhani (Butter Chicken)
Posted in : Indian Recipes on by : archi

Murg makhani or butter chicken is a very popular North Indian dish. Any Indian restaurant will have this dish on its menu, or its closely related version, chicken tikka masala. This is a mildly flavored, red gravy dish, and is both sweet and slightly sour in taste. The main ingredients include tomatoes, butter and cream
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29 October, 2015

Bhindi Dopiaza (Okra and onion curry)

Bhindi Dopiaza (Okra and onion curry)
Posted in : Indian Recipes on by : archi

Bhindi Dopiaza is a vegetarian dish cooked using the dopiaza technique. Usually some sort of meat is used with dopiaza sauce, but here is a variation using ladies finger or okra. I think that this combination is awesome. As the name suggests onions are a major ingredient in this dish. In some recipes two forms
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10 October, 2015

Hyderabadi Dum Chicken Biryani

Hyderabadi Dum Chicken Biryani
Posted in : Indian Recipes on by : archi

Today I will share the recipe of Hyderabadi Dum Chicken Biryani. Biryani ranks amongst the top three dishes of Indian cooking, or is it top one? This Hyderabadi style dish involves first cooking the marinated chicken and rice partially and then combining them in a big pot in layers on low flame to complete the
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10 October, 2015

Chilly Chicken

Chilly Chicken
Posted in : International Cuisine on by : archi

Today I will kick off a new series on international dishes. While these dishes originated in far-away lands, the way I make them adds an Indian touch. I will start of with Chilly Chicken. This Indo-Chinese dish is immensely popular in India and can be found both at road-side vendor stalls as well as upscale
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