Tag: quickdinner

ONE POT – CHICKEN KABULI PULAO

A super delicious, quick, one pot, no fuss Kabuli Pulao, but with all the trimmings! Cooked with chicken, basmati rice, chickpeas, garam masala, raisins, cashew nuts, sugar syrup and butter. It is with a hint of saffron and mildly scented with ground cardamom. If you are not into Pulao, this one might turn you around! […]

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Lamb and Barley Soup

In the history of this young blog, this is already the seventh lamb recipe I share with you. This time, Lamb and Barley Soup. A healthy Mediterranean winter warming recipe. And if you ever believed that barley were a tasteless grain, the mega flavour in this super quick soup will surprise you! So here is what […]

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PASTA ALLA BOLOGNESE

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BAIGAN BHURTA – Grilled Eggplant Curry

A good home cooked veggie curry is so darn delicious that you won’t even miss the meat. A humble pot of goodness filled with all the elements of healthy life – vegetables, olive oil, garlic, ginger, tomatoes, onions, a hint of spice and loads of love…! Today’s meatless wonder is  Baigan Bhurta/ Grilled Eggplant Curry! A fuss free […]

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PAKORA KADHI

Contrasting flavours can be just as interesting as complimenting ones… Ever so fluffy and buttery chickpea flour (gram flour) pakora dumplings, submerged in a creamy, tangy and spicy yogurt sauce, taste remarkably good with a warm bowl of boiled rice… Today’s curry is the famous….Pakora Kadhi (pronounced as kard – hi)… (translated as Chickpea/gram flour […]

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Potato and Spinach Curry

Our love affair with curries is not new… As the legend goes, the first chicken tikka masala was invented in Birmingham for an English couple who couldn’t handle the spiciness of authentic Indian cuisine. But Glasgow had a counter-claim on that very first curry … Either way, us Brits and our love for curries is […]

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Thai Chicken Satay With Peanut Dipping Sauce

I don’t know about you, but I am not ready for autumn! The last couple of days has been just a little cooler, and the evenings are definitely more crisp…. September is the month our little one starts her first school as well! It is exciting and challenging yet heart wrenching for us…. they grow up so […]

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Seafood Ramen….”My spin on an absolute classic”

Another seasonal situation, a family-wide summer flu, sent me into the kitchen for something fortifying and this nutritious broth has it all to fix it…! Even if you’re not in to broths and soups, this sunshine in a bowl may inspire you to try it…. Seafood Ramen!, A delicious seafood and noodle soup from Japan, with […]

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The Healing, Clear Chicken Broth! (Yakhni)

PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES COOKING TIME: 40 MINUTES SERVE: 2 STARTERS This is a delightful Recipe….! And the best part is, cooking preparation is next to none. Easiest recipe ever and a Remedy for seasonal, Cold and Flu, packed with flavour and variety of nutritional goodness! All the spices used in this broth have travelled […]

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THE SLOPPY JOES! “My personal spin on an absolute classic”

Mmmm. I love Sloppy Joes with coleslaw and potato fries, especially when they’re served on brioche buns! That is just a match made in heaven. We had the craving for these for days..and when I made them, man…….they disappeared in no time! If you’re in a need to feed a crowd, these Sloppy Joes are […]

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The Welsh Rarebit! “My personal spin on an absolute classic”

  I am embarking on a series of posts here, in which I will bring, “My personal spins on absolute classics” for you! Today’s gem is Welsh Rarebit, a British classic! I first saw this recipe on “Jamie at home” One of my favourite TV chef of all time!! And I have fallen in love […]

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Mr Q’s FISH TACOS with Mango, Avocado Guacamole, fresh Slaw and Sriracha drizzle!

  Before I share this recipe, I must introduce you to our weekend Cook! Mr Q. !! A driven husband and a hands-on dad! Honours the kitchen on weekends sometimes and when I say honours I mean a territorial control, the complete takeover of the space……..Time for me to take a deep breath, grab a […]

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Baked Courgette/Zucchini Fries With Pomegranate Molasses And Yogurt Dip! 

  Is it Friday yet? That’s exactly what my T-shirt says. This week seems a bit longer than usual may be because the little one is off nursery for the Easter break and I am trying to write a blog… well, some will say “wrong timing” or ” too ambitious ” but I do like to […]

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Roasted Carrot and Thyme Soup Recipe

I live in a cold country…. Brrr…. And me and my family is obsessed with quick homemade heart warming soups with a hint of spice. This delicious Roasted Carrot and Thyme soup is one of those soups, which possesses a nice wonderfulness about it…This soup also contains parsnip, which compliment the sweetness and gives a rustic depth to the soup. These versatile […]

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