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Three slices of chicken tikka bread pizza on a baking tray. The bread pizza is topped with grilled chicken flavored with chicken tikka spices, onions, tomato sauce and cheese.
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Chicken Tikka Bread Pizza | Open Faced Chicken Sandwich

Chicken flavored with chicken tikka spices is added with onions, tomato sauce and cheese on top of Turkish bread to make a chicken tikka bread pizza. This open-faced chicken sandwich is then baked in the oven (or air fryer) till the cheese melts. Enjoy as a weeknight meal, as a snack with tea, or as a lunch box option for kids (and even adults). The chicken tikka bread pizza can also be made in advance and kept in the freezer…

A bowl of leftover chicken biryani with potatoes in a greenish-white bowl with a bowl of yoghurt raita in the background.
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How to make leftover biryani (Turn any leftover curry / salan into biryani)

Too many leftovers in your fridge? Turn your leftover curries / salan into delicious leftover biryani with the use of a few pantry staples. The recipe I have shared is for leftover chicken biryani, but it can be used for any meat or vegetables. Not only is this a delicious dinner recipe, but is also a great way to use up random leftovers in the fridge. One of the most favorite dishes in her home growing up was biryani. Knowing…

Chicken chili dry with onions and green chilies on a white plate, with a napkin in the background along with garlic cloves.
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Chicken Chili Dry | Indo Chinese Chili Chicken Recipe

Learn how to make restaurant style chicken chili dry and gravy at home. This super popular Indo Chinese recipe is made with crispy fried chicken, onions, and green chilies in a Chinese style sauce. Serve with fried rice, or egg noodles. So many of you appreciated the chicken Manchurian recipe that I shared last week. That’s why today I am sharing another Indo Chinese favorite recipe of mine – chicken chili dry. It’s taken me a few tries, and I…

Baked brie with garlic and chili in a cheese board which has blueberries, crackers and nuts.
Eggs,Dairy & Cheese/ International Recipes/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

How to make Baked Brie with Garlic and Chili

Baked brie with garlic and chili is the perfect party appetizer. Requiring just 3 ingredients, and ready in less than 20 minutes! Take a round of brie, top it with garlic and chili and place in the oven. Serve the rich and creamy melted brie with toast and crackers, or use it as the centerpiece of your cheeseboard. Read on ahead to find out how to make this super easy and delicious appetizer, along with tips on how to select…

Indo Chinese style chicken manchurian served on a white platter with rice in the background.
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Chicken Manchurian Recipe (Indo Chinese Recipe)

Chicken Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese recipe made with boneless chicken. Crispy pieces of chicken are added to a spicy and tangy Manchurian sauce, and served with fried rice. It’s a super popular dish at Pakistani and Indian restaurants that specialise in Indo-Chinese cuisine. Read on ahead for my recipe for restaurant style chicken Manchurian.   What is chicken Manchurian? Chicken Manchurian is one of the most popular dishes in Indo-Chinese cuisine. It consists of crispy pieces of boneless chicken…

A cheese board set out for South Asians. Clockwise from the top there's cubed feta cheese, puff pastry straws, baked brie, masala peanuts, rice crackers, cubed and sliced cheddar cheese, ritz crackers, papri crisps, grapes, and mango chutney.
Breakfast & Brunch/ Cooking Tips/ Eggs,Dairy & Cheese/ International Recipes/ Menu Planning/ Pakistani Recipes/ Ramazan & Eid/ Recipes/ Snacks

How to make a Cheese Board for South Asians (Add a Pakistani Indian twist to your Cheese Board)

This blog post is all about how to make a Cheese Board for South Asians. Consider this a cheese board 101 guide with step by step pictures on what to do, along with things to keep in mind when serving a cheese board (or grazing platter) to Pakistani Indian guests. It also includes how you can add a Desi twist to your cheese board, with Pakistani Indian inspired savoury snacks and sweets. The steps and guidelines in this post work…

A plate of Pakistani style fish biryani with raita in the background.
Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes/ Seafood

Fish Biryani | Boneless Fish Biryani, Pakistani Style

Fish biryani is a layered fish and rice dish from the Indian sub-continent. This recipe is of the Pakistani style fish biryani made with boneless fish and layered with aromatic Basmati rice and a flavourful fish biryani masala. Serve hot with raita on the side. So I realised that as much as I love biryani, I actually don’t have a biryani recipe on the blog. Can you believe that?! That situation is changing from today. Presenting to you, scrumptious fish…