Recipe Corner

I am trying to organize the recipes into a categorized list so that anyone looking for recipes can do so on the basis of the categorization.
Hope this helps!

Recipes

Baking

Breads

Pumpkin Chocolate (swirl) Quick Bread (8/30/2015) - Quick Bread made with sweet pumpkin puree and melted chocolate with the blend of spices like nutmeg and cinnamon. Continue reading

Cakes

Blueberry Jam Swirl Cake (10/16/2015) - I just love jammy stuff especially jam topped biscuits and jam-filled cakes. I had earlier posted a recipe for Jam thumbprint Cocoa-Peanut butter Cookies here. This is the first time I attempted a Jam Swirled Tea Cake which is only natural … Continue reading
French Yoghurt Cake (10/15/2015) - French Yoghurt Cake or gâteau au yaourt is the second French cake recipe I attempted and my first yoghurt-based cake. You can find my first French cake here. The story behind this yoghurt cake is that it is one of the … Continue reading
French Apple Cake (10/13/2015) - As the name implies, this is a French recipe. I have attempted another such French cake – the French Yoghurt cake which turned out equally well. I will be posting the recipe for that soon. Now, the real reason I … Continue reading
American Classic Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (10/13/2015) - Carrot is my favourite vegetable since childhood. I just love this in any form. I used to love it as a mixed vegetable with green peas and french beans and as a dessert like Carrot Halwa. But more recently, I … Continue reading
Lemon Poppy Seed Bundt Cake (9/18/2015) - A lemony, zesty, sunshiny cake - each bite is like sipping a glass of lemonade on a hot summer day. An ode to the Assam summer - lined with a generous drizzle of Kaji Nemus (lemons). Continue reading
Nutella Swirl Pound Cake (9/15/2015) - A Buttery, Vanilla Pound Cake with the addition of Swirled Nutella. Continue reading
Devil’s Food Cake – Strictly for Chocoholics! (8/10/2015) - A fudgy, extra-chocolatey cake with an even more rich milk chocolate frosting. Perfect for chocoholics. Continue reading

Cheesecake

Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake (9/4/2015) - "Digestive Marie Biscuits and walnuts form the crust of this fabulous cheesecake. Plain and pumpkin batters are swirled together for a pretty marbled effect." Continue reading

Cookies

Peanut Butter Cookies with Blueberry Preserve (8/14/2015) - Peanut butter cookies with a dash of cocoa and filled with Blueberry preserve. Continue reading

Muffins

Pumpkin Ginger Nut Muffins (9/3/2015) - Pumpkin muffins, with walnuts, spiced with ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon. Continue reading
Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins (8/27/2015) - Muffins made with pumpkin puree and chopped apples and topped with sugar-butter streusel Continue reading
Blueberry Muffins (8/14/2015) - A basic and simple Blueberry muffin recipe using Blueberry preserve in place of fresh berries. Continue reading

Savoury

Bottlegourd and Rice Gratin (10/2/2015) - The term gratin, in French, originally referred to the tasty crust left behind in a pan after baking, which was scraped off and eaten as a bonus for the chef. Now, cooking something au gratin can mean preparing a dish … Continue reading
Red Lentil and Aubergine (Vegetarian) Mousakka (9/27/2015) - I never really liked Brinjal cooked as a stir-fry or curry in the Indian way except for the occasional Baingan Bharta – brinjal fire-grilled and mashed to a pulp and adding of mustard oil, green chillies, onions and seasoning – this … Continue reading
Stuffed Capsicums (Baked) (8/12/2015) - Baked Capsicum with a stuffing of mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and Indian spices, topped with mozzarella cheese and processed cheese. Continue reading

Continental

Main Course

Vegetarian

Bottlegourd and Rice Gratin (10/2/2015) - The term gratin, in French, originally referred to the tasty crust left behind in a pan after baking, which was scraped off and eaten as a bonus for the chef. Now, cooking something au gratin can mean preparing a dish … Continue reading

Soups

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup (9/28/2015) - I just made this most amazing soup the other day which I can’t stop raving about. It was the weekend and we both wanted to have something light for dinner and so we decided soup and breadsticks would be it! … Continue reading
Asparagus Spears Asparagus soup with Chicken, potatoes, leek and celery (7/13/2015) - I had always seen this bundle of Asparagus being sold in the supermarket where I usually go to when I need special stuff which is not available elsewhere. I had never particularly paid any attention to the exotic vegetables and … Continue reading
Potato and leek soup served with bread Potato and Leek Soup (7/4/2015) - Creamy potato leek soup without the cream. Continue reading

Indian

Accompaniments

Oven-Baked Paneer Tikka (8/29/2015) - Marinated paneer/cottage cheese cubes, arranged on skewers and grilled or baked in the oven. Continue reading
Aloo Rasedar – Puri’s favourite accompaniment (8/29/2015) - Boiled and crumbled potatoes, cooked in a runny tomato-based gravy with lots of Indian spices. This is a perfect accompaniment to puris (puffed, deep-fried unleavenede whole-wheat Indian bread). Continue reading
Stuffed Capsicums (Baked) (8/12/2015) - Baked Capsicum with a stuffing of mashed potatoes, cottage cheese and Indian spices, topped with mozzarella cheese and processed cheese. Continue reading

Main Course

Fish

Holiday Special – Fish Rezala & Bengali Mishti Pulao (10/3/2015) - Today, being a Public Holiday, I didn’t have office today. So, this gave me ample reason to celebrate. I wanted to cook something special for lunch. I am really fond of Bengali cuisine and so from time to time, I … Continue reading
Macher Kalia (Bengali Special Fish Curry) (8/27/2015) - Rich and flavorful, Bengali fish curry usually prepared on special occasions. Continue reading

Pork

Pork in Bamboo Shoot Stew (Pressure-cooked) (9/3/2015) - Pork has got to be the tastiest meat around! Thankfully, we both love it very much but due to health reasons, we don’t have it too often. I remember back in school, which was situated in Shillong in the state … Continue reading

Vegetarian

Lauki Kofta Curry (6/1/2016) - Grated Bottle gourd/opo squash, mixed with spices and gram flour, made into balls and deep-fried and added to a tomato-based curry. Continue reading
Rajma Masala – à la Restaurant style (9/4/2015) - A lightly spiced, creamy and a popular Punjabi curry made with red kidney beans and usually eaten with rice or roti. Continue reading
Pumpkin, Chickpeas and Coconut Curry (8/28/2015) - This recipe post is an adaptation of Jamie Oliver's recipe. I have added some Indian spices to it so that it is not too bland for the Indian palate. Continue reading

Rice

Holiday Special – Fish Rezala & Bengali Mishti Pulao (10/3/2015) - Today, being a Public Holiday, I didn’t have office today. So, this gave me ample reason to celebrate. I wanted to cook something special for lunch. I am really fond of Bengali cuisine and so from time to time, I … Continue reading
Chicken Dum Biryani – à la Restaurant style (9/27/2015) - After the success of my maiden attempt of Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani, I was eager than ever to prepare it again for a special Sunday lunch affair, this time with Chicken. Now, preparing this dish has ceased to be a … Continue reading
Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani (9/27/2015) - Biryani, which is the marriage of meat and rice with an incredible mix of exotic spices, is such a divine combination! I am sure there isn’t anyone out there who can say no to a piping hot serving of this … Continue reading

Microwave Dishes

Cakes

Yo Lady Marmalade – have some cake! (8/7/2015) - Lady Marmalade was a song I remember from the All Saints’ girl band and the name of this song used to conjure up an image of marmalade in my mind, hence the title of this blog post. 😀 So, today … Continue reading
Orange-Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese frosting (8/2/2015) - Hey, people! I hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend! So, I am back again with another microwave recipe! This time it is Red Velvet Cake in an Orange Red avatar with a cream cheese frosting. In my last post, … Continue reading
Banana Nut Cake (7/31/2015) - So, I am back with yet another microwave cake and I am certain that you will love it. I don’t like wasting food and so with the excess overripe bananas lying around, I had to do something about it. So, … Continue reading
Carrot Cake with Cream cheese frosting (Microwave version) (7/29/2015) - Hey, there everyone! Hope you are having a good week. I have been meaning to post this recipe for a long time now, but somehow I never came around to publishing it. This cake has got to be my second … Continue reading
Eggless Plum Cake (microwave version) (7/25/2015) - Hey, lovely people! Hope you all are enjoying your weekend. The days fly by so quickly and the much awaited and savoured weekend, even more so, what a pity! Since, my workload in the office is quite light right now, … Continue reading
Black Forest eggless cake Black Forest Eggless mini Cake (Microwave version) (7/18/2015) - Gurgaon weather is like that of a desert. It mostly has a very low humidity but also a very hot, dry weather with the Loo winds making it impossible to venture out at all especially during the day. When the … Continue reading

Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes for Chocoholics (8/6/2015) - Hey, there! I hope you all are having a lovely week. As for me, I just survived another bout of severe migraine pain which lasted a couple of days just two days after my birthday. This meant I was bedridden … Continue reading
Chocolate Cupcake with Choco-cream-cheese frosting (7/31/2015) - I never could have imagined that blogging could be so addictive! I am so dead tired right now, but in spite of that I am here typing away merrily. Here I am again with yet another recipe. I found this … Continue reading

Muffins

Lemony Mango Muffins with Lemon Glaze (8/8/2015) - Today, I bring to you another delightfully refreshing recipe that has citrus and mango flavours – Lemony Mango Muffins! These days, I am getting kind of bored, gorging on mangoes. Eating mangoes means messing up your hands and some days … Continue reading

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