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Chinese is a cuisine of many gravies and sauces. Be it with poultry, fish, shellfish, or even vegetables, the Chinese know how to sauce up their gravies just right, with each gravy better than the other. One such awesome preparation

Korma is a traditional South Asian dish that is essentially a mildly spiced rich and delicious gravy seasoned with flavorsome spices, yogurt, and a sinful amount of oil or ghee. More often than not, a korma is made with meats

Every animal (cow, pig, hen) has a distinct taste, obviously. But it is interesting to know that within each animal too, the cut, the style of cooking and the part of the body also contribute majorly to the overall taste.

A major chunk of the world’s population would rather pair their main dish with rice instead of bread. Of course by “major chunk” I am referring to Asia because rice is “BAE” on this side of the hemisphere. Whether it’s

Besan is the finely powdered version of chickpea or gram and is also therefore famous as chickpea flour or gram flour. It is an ingredient consumed widely and in various forms – like besan ka paratha, besan ladoo, et al

Murgh Malai Curry, as the name explains, is a creamy chicken curry made using meat chunks marinated in a rich blend of malai (cream) and mild spices. Much like any other Mughlai/North Indian preparation, marinating the chicken is of the

Handva, or Handvo as it is more lovingly called, is one of the many Gujarati snacks that can get you hooked on to traditional Gujarati farsan. The snack is a kind of savory cake made with a combination of rice,

Butter masala or makhni is a popular North Indian curry that consists of generous amounts of cream, tomato, onions and a rainbow of spices. The gravy can be accompanied with chunks of cottage cheese, chicken or basically anything that goes

Khandvi or dahivadi is the Gujarati equivalent of a roll up. The savory snack is mildly spiced and tempered with mustard seeds, coriander, and coconut. The end result is a platter stacked with heavenly rolled up snacks. The Indian snack is fairly

It’s the season to indulge in the golden pulp King of Fruits, a.k.a. mango, and it is also the season to load up on all that will cool our insides. One such food that gives us the best of both

Gujarati snacks or farsan as they are collectively known, are often romanticized with crunch, spice, and heavy-duty nomenclature. But nonetheless, there is no craving a dhokla, khandvi or khakhra cannot satiate. So let’s try and make some starting with the crisp khakhra. Khakhra is

Contrary to popular belief, a chaap is not always vegetarian (or made of soya). Moreover, a chicken or mutton chaap is very different from its non-vegetarian counterpart. This shahi chicken chaap is proof of that. Best served with some lachha

Pickles are an excellent and delicious way of stepping up the taste ante of any Indian food item. Loaded with fiery spicy and zesty flavours, the scrumptious condiment tastes like a million bucks with pretty much every food. You can

Fish cutlets unlike other cutlets aren’t breaded or batter fried. These are, in fact, a sautéed mix of fish fillet and fresh veggies shaped into round cutlets and pan seared to crispy perfection. While we love our cutlets made with a nice

Indian cuisine is rich in every course, – from starters to desserts. Desi food too has it’s own rendition of the ice cream and we like to call it kulfi. Traditionally, the kulfi is made of thickened or condensed milk but we

Sandwiches are awesome. And you know what’s better than sandwiches? Ice cream. And what’s even better than the two? The two of them put together in one big, sinful, and delicious ice cream sandwich! The best part? You can make

Anyone and everyone who is acquainted with snacking on North Indian street foods and desi Chinese will know well enough the sheer brilliance of crispy honey chili potato. The sweet and spicy potato snack is a supremely palatable mélange of

The dahi bhalla will remind you of various other North Indian street foods like the papdi chaat, aloo tikki or even the household favorite dahi vada. Reason being the way it is made and the ingredients like the chutneys, the

Usal is a classic Marathi dish that consists of a main ingredient – like sprouts, moth beans, etc – stir fried with mild spices, curry leaves and chopped veggies of choice with a slight curry. The usal makes for a

Home-baked sponge cakes are always a few steps ahead of store or bakery bought. If not yummier, they are definitely special. And what makes these homemade sponge cakes a tad more special is that added vanilla essence and some cocoa