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A copper coloured saucepan filled with mushroom sauce topped with five golden brown mushrooms, salt and black pepper. This copper saucepan is placed on top of a black and white striped napkin and on the top of image, the edge of a wooden spoon is peeking through.
Dinner/ Eggs,Dairy & Cheese/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

Creamy mushroom sauce | A mushroom sauce that goes with everything!

I planned on clubbing this mushroom sauce with a steak recipe but then I remembered all the ways I actually eat this sauce, and then realised that no – this creamy mushroom sauce deserves to have a post of its own.  I actually made this mushroom sauce to serve with steaks, but ended up having with everything else. With the grilled chicken I made for myself since I rarely eat steak, with the mashed potatoes, with the vegetable sides, and…

A white bowl filled with chilli garlic fried rice with eggs, vegetable and sliced chicken, and topped with spring onions. On the top left of the bowl is a small wooden spoon with red chilli flakes spilled around it. Below the wooden spoon are 4 cloves of garlic.
Chicken/ Dinner/ International Recipes

Chilli garlic fried rice | Simple garlic fried rice

This chilli garlic fried rice recipe is an Indo Chinese style recipe –  an Indian twist to Chinese fried rice by adding lots of garlic and spices. Ready in less than 30 minutes, it’s an excellent option for a weeknight dinner. It’s also a one pot meal – everything is cooked together in one pot, so minimal washing up. Lastly, it’s super adaptable – uses minimal ingredients and is a great way to use up leftovers in the fridge and…

A muffin tray peeking from the left hand sided with two lemon blueberry muffins in it. Next to the tray are three lemon blueberry muffins on top of parchment paper. A mini light blue bowl with blueberries is at the back of the muffins.
Breakfast & Brunch/ Desserts/ Recipes/ Snacks

Lemon Blueberry Muffins – Quick and Easy Recipe

These lemon blueberry muffins are super easy to make and yield a fluffy tender crumb. Bursting with blueberries and lemon, they are the perfect breakfast or tea time treat.   Blueberries are in season right now, and I seem to be finishing one box after another. I love to eat them on their own, add them to pancakes, blend them into smoothies, or add them to baked goods such as these lemon blueberry muffins.  How to make Lemon Blueberry Muffins This…

A white plate with a black rim is filled with boiled rice and red yellow lentil curry. The lentils are topped with a garnish of cumin seeds, onions and coriander. There is a mini blue bowl on the left of the plate with red mango pickle in it, along with a bronze coloured teaspoon. Behind the plate is a black bowl filled with more of the red and yellow lentil curry. Finally, on the right is a black and white patterned napkin.
Healthy Eating/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes/ Vegan/ Vegetarian

Moong Masoor Dal | Red and Yellow Lentil Curry

Dal is a staple food in the Indian subcontinent and can be eaten at any time of the day. There are many preparations of dal depending on the region the recipe originates from, the ingredients used and what it is served with. Such as this kaali daal that is made with black gram lentils which I love having with rice.  Today I am sharing another favourite recipe of mine for moong masoor dal or dal made with red and yellow lentils.…

Dinner/ Pakistani Recipes/ Ramazan & Eid/ Recipes

Bhuna Gosht | Beef Bhuna | Pakistani Beef Curry

Bhuna gosht is a type of meat curry that is popular in Pakistan and North India. This particular recipe uses boneless beef and is also called beef bhuna. It’s super easy to make resulting in a deeply flavourful dry style beef curry. The recipe includes both stove top and pressure cooker instructions.  Growing up, bhuna gosht was an Eid-ul-Adha (Bakra Eid) speciality in our house. Once the Qurbani was done, and the meat would come to our house my mom would…

Two bowls of chawal ki kheer (Pakistani rice pudding). The bowl on the bottom left is garnished with crushed almonds and sliced pistachios. Above that, on the right corner is another bowl of the rice pudding, this one decorated with crushed almonds and dried rose petals. Next to the bowl on the left are scattered almonds, pistachios and dried rose petals.
Breakfast & Brunch/ Desserts/ Pakistani Recipes/ Recipes

Rice Kheer | Chawal ki Kheer | Rice Pudding 

Rice kheer or chawal ki kheer is the Desi equivalent of rice pudding. It’s a dessert that suits all occasions – be it a weeknight dinner with the family, a fancy party thrown for friends and family, an Eid celebration, or a wedding.  All you need to make it are a few pantry staples – rice, milk and sugar along with your preferred flavourings. Considering the ease of availability of these ingredients, it’s no wonder that rice kheer is one…

Chicken/ Dinner/ Healthy Eating

Baked chicken keema | Chicken meatloaf

Take chicken mince along with onions, coriander, spices and herbs and bake it to create this super easy baked chicken keema recipe.  One of my favourite things to cook for dinner is keema, basically a style of curry that uses mince. It’s super easy to throw together, freezes beautifully and can feed a crowd if needed. Today I am sharing an even easier keema recipe in which I am baking the keema to make a Desi style chicken meatloaf. What…