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I’ am a chef by profession, passionate about cooking and at the same time exploring it as well. I love to write and share my experiences in this profession of mine.

Kathi Roll – “The Rocking Roll”

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Veg Kathi  Roll Kathi Roll or Kati Roll (as it should be called), has its roots originating from Kolkata. It all started in the Nizam Restaurant of Kolkata in the 1930’s. Authentically Kati in Bengali means wooden skewers that were used to roast the chicken or mutton cubes and then...

“Cool it down with a Thandai”

Thandai

Thandai Thandai - Looks cool too Thandai         As the country sweats it out in the scorching heat of summer, I' am back with COOL new heat buster. Incredibly Indian and super easy to make. "Thandai" So let's start making this at your home. Ingredients for preparing...

“Sol Kadhi”: A Traditional Konkan Drink

sol kadhi

  Sol Kadhi Sol Kadhi Sol Kadhi - Looks Cool Sol Kadhi is a traditional Konkan drink used as a digestive and a natural coolant in the summers. Sol Kadhi can be had as a drink as well as a curry. So, let's go through the recipe of Sol Kadhi....

The Ultimate Heat Buster “Aam Panna”

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Aam Panna "Aam Panna" The name might not be new to all but its an ultimate nostalgic creation that used to beat the heat in our childhood days like a magic wand, and believe me the magic still works. The ingredients like raw mango and roasted cumin powder, along with...

“Beat the Heat with Love” – Gulab Sherbet

gulab sherbat

  Gulab Sherbet Gulab sherbat   When somebody thinks of Love, the one thing that comes into the mind is Rose, yes! the eternal symbol of Love. But to day we will present this symbol of love in a way to beat the scorching heat. So, let's try this with...

“The Punjabi Lassi and mango lassi”

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  LASSI Lassi is a traditional Indian drink made out of yoghurt. Traditional lassi is savoury but its sweetened version is particularly famous in Punjab. So, Lets start making this at home. Ingredients for making lassi: Yoghurt 2 cups Sugar 4-5 tbsp Elaichi powder 1tsp Saffron 3-4 strands Chopped almond 5...

Here to Stimulate you…………………….”KASHMIRI KAHWA”

Kahwa

  KAHWA Our country is full of Ayurvedic treasures, out of that treasure I bring to you another glittering gold that is the "KAHWA" or the Kashmiri Kahwa. Don't mistake it for just another flavoured tea or normal green tea, it is an efficient stimulant with high medicinal properties. It is...

Beat the Heat with Kool Kokum Sherbet

KOKUM SHERBET As the whole country is sweating under the beating sun. I bring some refreshment to cool you all off a bit. Presenting to you the Kokum Sherbet. Yes, a cool refreshing drink originated from the Konkan coast and popular in the region of Maharashtra. Made from Kokum or...

Jaljeera – “Kick & amp; Cool your appetite”

Jaljeera

JALJEERA JALJEERA, a self explanatory name where Jal signifies water and jeera signifies cumin and when combined together it signifies an awesome drink. Originated somewhere along the banks of river Ganga, Jaljeera is a tangy drink that has long been used to quench your thirst. Moreover Jaljeera is also an...

The best way to prepare Vegetable Pulao like a chef

vegetable pulao

Vegetable Pulao is a fragrant, spicy rice dish with vegetable and spices. A lot of people get confused between pulao and biryani, but actually there is a significant difference between the two. One significant difference lies in the method of cooking. Where pulao involves cooking of vegetables and spices along with...

PAPDI CHAAT- “The Easiest way to make Chaat”

papdi chaat

  PAPDI CHAAT Papdi Chaat  is one of the most common and familiar names in the world of chaat. Available at almost every street of North India, papdi chaat is the most fuss free and easy to make dish one can ask for. So let's get on with making this...

My Date with Bangalore Food

bangalore food

This is my first blog and it comes straight from my heart for the love of this city named “BANGALORE” or “BENGALURU” (as known these days) and for sure the food of Bangalore, as in here its all and only about  Bangalore FOOD.  No! No! No! we are not gonna talk...

Easiest way to prepare Kathi Roll like a Chef, at home

Kathi roll

  Kathi Roll / Kati Roll, called the roll of Nizams, said to have its roots of origi from Kolkata, then Calcutta. This remarkable recipe was originally prepared as a non-vegetarian one, known as the Kati Kebab, with mutton kebabs being rolled in a wrap of Roomali Roti or sometimes...

Khasta Kachori – The popular street food – Now make it at your home.

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KHASTA KACHORI   Khasta Kachori, the popular Indian street food, originated from Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan as they claim, is a puffed puri, stuffed with a delightful stuffing of moong dal or urad dal and other ingredients like besan and spices. It is also called Moong dal Kachori or dal kachori....

Chole Bhatura – The taste of Punjab

Chole bhatura

Chole Bhatura   Chole Bhatura/Bhature, a popular meal originating from Punjab. It consists of spicy cooked chickpeas, eaten along with a puffed, deep fried bread, Bhatura.  Punjab known for its earthy and rich meals hits a bull's eye when it comes to the flavour of chole. It is a spicy...

“Mumbai Ki Ragda Patties, ab aapke ghar mein”

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Ragda Patties Ragda Patties, a hearty and full meal recipe from Mumbai is a favourite across India. Interesting to pronounce but easy to make, this recipe is a combination of its two aspects Ragda -  a dried white peas curry and Patties -  a fried potato cutlet. It can be...

Bhel Puri – The street food of India

BHEL PURI   Another stand out performer in our journey of exploring the street foods of India, the chaats. Bhel puri a simple yet hearty dish to make and eat, is sold in every street, every corner of Mumbai, and in fact the whole country now. A combination of crunchy...

Chaat street of India: Samosa Chaat, How to make it the easy way.

SAMOSA CHAAT Samosa is an exceptional snack in its own way, but when combined with chole and chutney it can turn out to be a lip smacking chaat affair. So today we're gonna make this delicious chaat at our home, the easy way. Samosa Chaat   Let's Start Ingredients For...

Pav Bhaaji – Street Food Of India

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PAV BHAAJI   One of the most popular Indian street foods originated from Maharashtra. Pav Bhaaji consists of Pav – buns and Bhaaji – a spicy mixture of vegetables cooked in butter. When you talk about street food it has to be right up there at the top among the most...

The Chaat Street of India – Katori chaat

katori chaat

Chaat Street Talking about the foods of India and not talking about the Street food would be like introducing someone to a body without a soul, as they say that a city's soul lies in its street food.  Being a  foodie and a street food lover it would be a crime on my part, not to mention...