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

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

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

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