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Chicken Tikka

Chicken Tikka Doesn't this snap makes you to grab your pots and pan to start cooking? Oh yeah sure it does isn't it guys??? I have being trying to post this mouth-watering chicken recipe but has always being interrupted by something. Simple and fast..just the way I like-a spectacular culinary feast for entertaining friends and family. Ingredients: Serving size:5 1 kg boneless chicken 1/2 cup fresh curd 3tbsp ginger garlic paste 1/2tsp chilli powder 1/2tsp cumin powder 1/4tsp turmeric powder 1tsp cardamom powder 3tbsp freshly squeezed lemon or lime juice 1tsp freshly squeezed orange juice 1tbsp coriander paste few drop of food color oil or butter for blasting Preparation Methods: Cut chicken into 1-inch cube pieces.Grill for 8-10 minutes or until done, basting once with oil. Mix all spices with yogurt and beat well.Marinate chicken in the mixture.Preheat the grill to medium. Brush the grill rack liberally with oil.Thread the chicken pieces onto the skewers, spacing them apa

Spiced Long Beans

Spiced Long Beans I’m back! I know I've been gone longer than usual and I’m sorry for that, but the past few days have been difficult and busy to say the least. Without going into too much detail.. This recipe is a quick and easy side vegetable for many Asian themed meals. The last time I made it, served it alongside with Shrimp curry-a fav of my fussy eater.Actually I wanted to prepare Sambal long beans but ended up with tis. Anyway the taste was good and my fuss eater finished up her plate before anyone...a good sign rite... Ingredients Serving Size:4 1 cup chopped long beans 2tbsp ghee 1tbsp freshly grated ginger 1tbsp freshly chopped red or green chillies 2 cloves of crushed garlic 1tsp mustard seeds 1tbsp crushed coriander seeds 1/2tsp fenugreek seeds 1/2 cup thick coconut milk chopped coriander leaves Preparation Methods: Heat the ghee in a large frying pan- add the ginger,garlic,chillies,mustard seeds and fenugreek seeds. Once all t

Bombay Mix

Bombay Mix Listen up folks. I really mean it!!! I feel like I have being neglecting my passion for cooking and blogging for the past couple of months since my last post. Lately I have become very busy as I have started to brush up my driving skills.I'm so exhausted by the time I reach home. Sometime I travel from CBE to Pollachi for my driving classes.I have completely became insane and really need to recharge my brain and stay focused. Since it school holiday and the climate in Pollachi is really great and having these Bombay Mix with a cup of hot tea is the fuel for my brain. Bombay Mix-a popular tea-time snack in what is essentially among the locals:) Ingredients: Serving size: 4 vegetable oil for frying 1 cup rice flakes 1 cup roasted chickpeas handful of plain pappadums 1 packet of roasted green peas 1 packet of sev 1/4 cup sultanas 1/4 cup currants 1/4 cup roasted cashew nuts Spice Mixtures 2tbsp sugar 1tsp salt 1tsp ground cumin powder 1/2tsp ground turmeric powder 1/2tsp ch