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Granola Crusted Chicken Tenders

This delicious & healthy recipe features baked granola crusted chicken tenders that are made using artisanal granola from Nora got Sweet Tooth. About nine months back or so I saw this advert by a new home caterer who was planning to introduce granola and meusli. The advert piqued my interest because I love granola and it is the easiest breakfast possible. Add yoghurt/milk and you are done. A few days later I messaged her to ask for the prices. She…

This simple recipe will take you back to the Desi chicken patties you used to get from the corner bakery. Crisp & flaky puff golden pastry filled with shredded chicken in a creamy white sauce.
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Desi Chicken Patties | Chicken in Puff Pastry

This simple recipe will take you back to the Desi chicken patties you used to get from the corner Pakistani bakery. Crisp & flaky puff golden pastry filled with shredded chicken in a creamy white sauce. Growing up in Pakistan, these Desi chicken patties used to be one of my favourite childhood snacks. Every local Pakistani bakery would have two versions of this snack – the round ones were always stuffed with chicken, and the triangle ones were usually stuffed with potatoes/vegetables.…

Similar to Greek yoghurt, hung curd is made by draining the liquid whey from fresh yogurt or dahi. It can be used in dips, marinades or parfaits.
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How to make Hung Curd

Similar to Greek yoghurt, hung curd is made by draining the liquid whey from fresh yogurt or dahi. It can be used in dips, marinades or parfaits. Hung Curd is a term that we read about quite often in different recipes or food forums. It sounds fancy, but is actually quite simple to make. All it requires is draining the liquid or whey from yogurt/curd, and the thick yogurt you are left with is essentially Hung Curd. It is similar…

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Guacamole

I was just checking out my blog stats and I am done to about 20-40 pageviews a day from a considerably high number earlier. Just goes to show what happens if I don’t update this blog on a regular basis (Ouch).  But I am resolving to spend a bit more time on posting recipes since I have been receiving some amazing feedback on how much my recipes are being enjoyed by people! So just motivated to share more. Will probably…

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How to make Home-Made Paneer or Cottage Cheese

I tried my hand at making Paneer for the first time when I made Palak Paneer just a few days ago. The inspiration being a local company that delivers organic vegetables & organic fresh milk. I ordered some spinach & the buffalo milk for a trial, and instantly the thing that came to my mind was to make Palak Paneer and also try my hand at making Paneer. Paneer is a soft fresh Indian cottage cheese which can be easily…

These crispy and crunchy potato and chicken croquettes are made with mashed potato, chicken, capsicum and noodles coated with breadcrumbs to create a delicious fried snack.  
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Potato and chicken croquettes

These crispy and crunchy potato and chicken croquettes are made with mashed potato, chicken, capsicum and noodles coated with breadcrumbs to create a delicious fried snack.   I vividly remember the time when a consumer goods company launched frozen croquettes back in Pakistan. I had them at a friends place and absolutely loved them. Little oval balls of mashed potatoes and chicken coated with bread crumbs and fried till crispy. As much as I loved eating them, they were on the pricey side…

A Pakistani twist to a Mexican favourite, these desi chicken quesadillas are made with shredded chicken, sliced vegetables, lots of spices in a flour tortilla. 
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Desi Chicken Quesadillas

A Pakistani twist to a Mexican favourite, these desi chicken quesadillas are made with shredded chicken, sliced vegetables, lots of spices in a flour tortilla.  The recipe that I am posting today is a Desi twist to Mexican quesadillas hence the term Desi Chicken Quesadillas. It’s a recipe that my cousin Ambreen shared with me, or well, she made them for me and I absolutely loved them so then she shared the recipe with me. The recipe calls for making…