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Requiring just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven, coconut macaroons are a simple and delicious crowd pleasing dessert.
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Coconut Macaroons

Requiring just 3 ingredients and 20 minutes in the oven, coconut macaroons are a simple and delicious crowd pleasing dessert. Not to be confused with the French macaron, coconut macaroons are one of the simplest desserts ever. All that is required is mixing 3 ingredients and 15 – 20 minutes in the oven resulting in cookies that are crispy on the outside, and chewy on the inside. The macaroons are delicious plain, but they are open to many variations depending…

A black plate with a stack of cinnamon nut puff pastry palmiers in the front. At the back is a baking tray with more palmiers, and on the left is a cup of black tea with a palmier on the saucer.
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Puff Pastry Palmiers with Nuts and Cinnamon | Cinnamon Nut Palmiers

Puff pastry palmiers are crunchy and crispy French biscuits that require just a few ingredients to make and only 10 minutes of prep time! These cinnamon nut palmiers have a filling of crushed almonds and pistachios with a hint of cinnamon, and are delicious with a cup of tea or coffee.    What are palmiers? Palmiers are a classic French biscuit made with just two ingredients – puff pastry and sugar. These elegant cookies flaky and buttery from the puff…

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices.
Pakistani Recipes/ Potatoes/ Recipes/ Snacks/ Vegetarian

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets

Aloo Kabab or Potato Cutlets is a versatile Pakistani vegetarian recipe made by frying a crispy patty of mashed potatoes and peas flavored with local herbs and spices. Aloo kababs or potato cutlets are a multi-purpose dish that should be part of every home cook’s repertoire of recipes. They can be served as is to guests or family members at tea-time, and eaten with ketchup, chili garlic sauce or sriracha. They can be served with roti and chutney. They are…

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.…

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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…

Eggs,Dairy & Cheese/ Healthy Eating/ Recipes/ Vegetarian

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.  
Chicken/ Pakistani Recipes/ Ramazan & Eid/ Recipes/ Salads, Soups & Starters/ Snacks

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…