Author: Soma Mukherjee

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Main Course, Veg

VEG MAKKHAN WALA

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Rate this recipeThis is my son’s favourite dish from Shanti Sagar Restaurant, which has branches all over Bangalore. It is known for its veg food and south Indian cuisine. My son likes his food less spicy so this was the best option for him — mildly spiced, a creamy white, […]

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Appetizers, Non-veg

THAI ROAST CHICKEN

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Rate this recipeThai Roast Chicken is my experiment as I wanted to have something different. It turned out to be a hit and is a family favourite now. It is moist, juicy and super tasty. This recipe may not be an authentic one but the spices I have used in this dish […]

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Appetizers, Veg

TANDOORI ALOO

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Rate this recipeTandoori Aloo is a good starter for any party or gathering and is a hot favourite among kids. This is my twisted recipe for this dish. The original recipe, however, uses thick curd but I tried it with lemon juice and it turned out tangier and tastier. It […]

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Bakes, Veg

SOOJI NANKHATAIS

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Rate this recipeMy childhood memories are associated with these desi cookies. Every year when we used to visit our Mama’s (Maternal uncle) place Banaras for winter vacation, we always used to have these soft, melt-in-the-mouth desi cookies, hot and fresh from the local bakeries. And believe me, it was pure bliss. […]

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Appetizers, Veg

PANEER TIKKA

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Rate this recipePaneer tikka is every vegetarian’s favourite starter, all over India. It is generally made in tandoors in restaurants and dhabas. But as I don’t have a tandoor, I tried to make it using a non-stick pan, and gave it a tandoor effect by directly holding it over gas […]

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Bakes, Veg

NANKHATAIS

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Rate this recipeNankhatai is my all time favourite desi cookies as it needs very less ingredients and can be made in a jiffy anytime you crave for these. My memories of eating nankhatais are related to my mama’s city Banaras. Whenever we used to visit him, he used to bring us […]

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Bakes, Non Veg

FRUIT AND NUT CAKE

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Rate this recipeThis simple fruit and nut cake is made in our family for every birthday, Christmas, and New Year’s eve. As we don’t like frosted cakes, so this one is our family favourite. This particular cake recipe was given by my dear friend Reena Paul’s mom. She was a […]