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Chicken pot pie is comfort food personified. Chicken and vegetables in a rich and creamy white sauce with flaky puff pastry on top. Delicious!
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Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie is comfort food personified. Boneless chicken and diced up vegetables are cooked in a rich and creamy white sauce with a bit of spice to give it that Desi kick. Hot out of the oven with flaky puff pastry on top. What is chicken pot pie? It’s diced chicken and vegetables combined together in a creamy white sauce and poured in a large baking dish.  Topped with a puff pastry crust, and then baked in the oven…

Similar to potato fritters, aloo pakora or aloo pakoda (in Hindi) are a traditional Pakistani / Indian appetizer of sliced potatoes that are coated with a spicy chickpea flour batter and  deep-fried till golden brown. 
Pakistani Recipes/ Ramazan & Eid/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

Aloo Pakora | Aloo Pakoda | Potato Fritters

Similar to potato fritters, aloo pakora or aloo pakoda (in Hindi) are a traditional Pakistani / Indian appetizer of sliced potatoes that are coated with a spicy chickpea flour batter and  deep-fried till golden brown.  What are pakoras? Pakoras are the Pakistani version of a fritter, but made with besan (chickpea flour in English). The traditional ones are the potato pakoras (aloo kay pakoray) and onion pakoras (piyaaz kay pakoray), but chicken pakoras (boti kay pakoray), spinach pakoras (palak kay…

This Chinese style fish and vegetable stirfry is made with just 1 teaspoon of oil! Healthy and delicious it’s perfect for dinner and can also be meal prepped for lunch during the week.
International Recipes/ Recipes/ Seafood

Fish and vegetable stir fry | Asian stir fry

This Chinese style fish and vegetable stir fry is made with just 1 teaspoon of oil! Healthy and delicious it’s perfect for dinner and can also be meal prepped for lunch during the week. Serve with quinoa or brown rice to amp up the health quotient.  Fish is something that I have only started experimenting with in the past few years and what I usually get are boneless fish fillets. No bones, no need to fillet anything or clean –…

Aloo gosht or mutton curry with potatoes is a Pakistani meat curry made with meat (mutton or goat meat in this recipe) and potatoes in a curry base made of onion and tomatoes. Recipe includes stovetop method and pressure cooker method.  
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes

Aloo Gosht | Mutton Curry with Potatoes | Pressure Cooker and Stovetop Method

Aloo gosht (mutton curry with potatoes) is a Pakistani meat curry made with meat (mutton or goat meat in this recipe) and potatoes in a curry base made of onion and tomatoes. Recipe includes stovetop method and pressure cooker method.   What is Aloo Gosht (Mutton curry with Potatoes)? Literally named for the main two ingredients in this salan, which are aloo (potatoes) and gosht (meat), aloo gosht is a curry that is probably made in every Pakistani household once…

With a sprinkling of Egyptian dukkah on top, this smooth and creamy dukkah hummus is the perfect dip to serve with raw vegetables or pita bread.
Healthy Eating/ International Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegan/ Vegetarian

Dukkah Hummus | Hummus Recipe

With a sprinkling of Egyptian dukkah on top, this smooth and creamy dukkah hummus is the perfect dip to serve with raw vegetables or pita bread. What is Hummus? Hummus is a popular middle-eastern dip or thick spread made with chickpeas (sufaid chole), garlic, tahini, lemon and olive oil. It is popular in Middle Eastern cuisine, and the popularity of the cuisine has led to hummus being easily available in supermarkets. It is considered quite healthy as it’s main ingredients…

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Public transport in Sydney and the Opal card

A guide on how to use public transport in Sydney and the importance of the Opal card to navigate the city’s buses, trains, lightrails and of course the ferries!  It’s been a couple of months for me in Sydney, and we still don’t have a car meaning that all our travel in the city is done through public transport. That may sound strange, but getting a car wasn’t a priority for us and the public transport in Sydney is such…

Pakistani karahi chicken (or kadai chicken) is a simple and super delicious curry made with chicken, lots of tomatoes and of course coriander to garnish in the end. Enjoy with rice or tandoori naan.
Chicken/ Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes

Pakistani Karahi Chicken Recipe

Pakistani karahi chicken (or kadai chicken) is a simple and super delicious curry made with chicken, lots of tomatoes and of course coriander to garnish in the end. Enjoy with rice or tandoori naan. Karahi chicken is one of those quintessential Pakistani dishes that can be seen regularly at menus, whether at a cafe, a fancy restaurant and most often at roadside dhaba’s. The name of the recipe is derived from the way it is cooked, which is in a…