Favorite Meaty Street-food- Tangy & Spicy Chilly Chicken!

We Indians have a different version of ‘Chinese’ that apparently first originated in the vibrant city of Kolkata. It’s called as – “Indo-chinese” cuisine! So, outside of India, if a newly-migrated Indian tells you that they are extremely fond of Chinese food, you can safely assume that they are not talking about your traditional Chinese…

Hot, crispy deep-fried prawns

Have I mentioned before that I am not too keen on sea-food? Yeah, maybe a couple hundred times…he he! Well, I occasionally eat fish and that’s it but… if there’s one thing I am a total sucker for, it’s crispy fried prawns. They are so delicious that even I cannot resist them when they are…

Stereotypical, spicy Indian Chicken Curry

I grew up in a vegetarian household. My mum belongs to a family that did not even use onions and garlic in the kitchen for cooking. So, growing up I never saw raw meat enter my house even once! My mum isn’t a rigid person though and allowed us to eat eggs and chicken dishes in…

Delectable minced beef seekh kebabs

My first memory of these divine kebabs date back to a rickety biryani stall at the market near my house, while growing up. “Miyaan Pasha Kebab Center” it was called. For 20 Rs, you got a silver paper-plate full of steaming mutton biryani and three pieces of these seekh kebabs, which the guy removed from…

Leftover chicken curry biryani

This is actually a pretty funny story! My husband loves a good Mutton rogan josh. It consists of mutton chunks cooked with a gravy made of browned onions, yogurt, garlic, ginger and aromatic spices. Now, as we do not get goat’s meat here in Ireland, I decided to try my hand at making Chicken rogan josh. It was…

Flavorsome prawn fried rice

I am not a sea-food enthusiast! I do enjoy an occasional plate of ‘fish and chips’ but other sea delicacies are just not my thing. It was just one of those random days at the super-market when hubby saw a pack of prawns, picked it up and said “Honeyy, we gotta try this for dinner…