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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 plate of Pakistani style fish biryani with raita in the background.
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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…

A bowl of creamy mushroom soup with another bowl at the back, along with garlic bread.
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Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe | Vegetarian

Made from scratch creamy mushroom soup recipe.  Made with fresh mushrooms, this soup is so much better than the canned version and requires just a couple of ingredients. Serve with garlic bread for a delicious weeknight dinner.   How do you make creamy mushroom soup? Saute the onion and garlic: Heat butter until melted, then add garlic cloves and cook them until fragrant. Then add the onions, and saute till translucent. Cook the mushrooms: Once the onions are translucent, add…

Two bowls of chicken hot and sour soup placed on a striped black and white napkin, with a bowl of red chili paste next to the bowls.
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Chicken Hot and Sour Soup

Chicken hot and sour soup is a Chinese restaurant classic – it’s spicy and tangy, and filled with all sorts of delicious ingredients. This particular recipe is for an Indo Chinese or Pakistani restaurant style hot and sour soup with chicken, vegetables and silky egg ribbons all combined together in a spicy tangy broth. Chicken hot and sour soup – the ingredients: The ingredients required for chicken hot and sour soup are quite simple, and should be easily available in…

3 bowls of Chinese chicken corn soup on a blue board. Next to the chicken corn soup are 3 mini bowls, one with soy sauce, one with green chilies in vinegar, and one with red chili paste.
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Chinese Chicken Corn Soup

A recipe for Chinese chicken corn soup, Pakistani style. Chicken corn soup is a Chinese restaurant classic. Make this recipe at home in under 30 minutes and with only a few ingredients! Serve it with soy sauce, vinegar and red chili paste – the staple at every Pakistani Chinese restaurant. If you have been following me on Instagram you would know that I am doing a week of soups. I started off with the basic Pakistani chicken yakhni or chicken…

A bowl of vegetarian mulligatawny soup.
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Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup | Vegan and Dairy Free

This vegetarian mulligatawny soup recipe is made with red lentils, carrots, onions, potatoes and seasoned with Indian spices. With origins in India, it is a rich, hearty, and comforting lentil-based soup that is also vegan and dairy free. What is the meaning of Mulligatawny? To learn about the history of Mulligatawny soup and how to make it, I consulted two cookbooks. One “Classical Indian Cookery” by Julie Sahni and the other “Madhur Jaffrey’s Indian Cookery” by of course Madhur Jaffrey.…

A bowl of chicken yakhni or Pakistani and Indian style chicken broth. The yakhni is in a black bowl with a glass bottle of broth in the background, along with onion and garlic and whole spices to the right.
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Chicken Yakhni | Simplest and most AROMATIC chicken broth EVER!

Chicken yakhni or chicken broth is the Pakistani and Indian version of chicken soup for the soul. It is super simple to make, and the aroma fills up the house as it simmers on the stove. It is also comforting, highly nutritious and tastes delicious. It can be enjoyed on its own with a squeeze of lemon or used as a broth in different recipes. What is yakhni? The literal translation of yakhni is soup or broth and it is…