Shaheen Ali

Born and raised in a gastronomic family where cooking is most relied on approximation and eyeballing the ingredients or ratios and proportions for measurements. A physiotherapist by profession who came into blogging almost a year back with a motive to pen down my experience of learning and refining in the journey with food from home and the world beyond, from street food to the fine dining. I live with a motto in life that is 'Life is beautiful if you have good food around'

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Recipes and Articles by Shaheen Ali

Parsi Style Chicken Mahivalla Recipe

Sunday, 16 April 2017 11:02

In Parsi Style Chicken Mahivalla Recipe, chicken is roasted and then layered with almonds, raisins, cream and eggs to bake in oven to get a creamy, nutty texture. Perfect brunch recipe or dinner recipe for your family gatherings.  Serve Parsi Style Chicken Mahivalla with Vegetable Clear ...

Kashmiri Methi T Golemach Recipe (Minced Chicken Balls With Fenugreek Leaves)

Wednesday, 05 April 2017 00:11

Kashmiri Methi T Golemach is a Kashmiri recipe where minced chicken balls are cooked with fenugreek leaves which is served as a side dish with rice and curry. Fenugreek or Methi flavoured chicken balls are soft, full of flavours and is quite a common side dish option in everyday Kashmiri meals. You can ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Rajasthani Govind Gatta Curry Recipe

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 00:12

Govind Gatta is a vegetarian curry that comes from Rajasthani/ Marwari Cuisine where the usual besan gatta is giving a royal texture by shaping it into stuffed balls and cooked in a rich curry made with mawa and curd. Govind Gatta Curry is also known as Shahi Gatte because of it's rich gravy. A perfect ...

Kashmiri Kokur T Nadir Recipe (Chicken and Lotus Stem Curry)

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 00:11

Kashmiri Kokur T Nadir is an authentic Chicken curry with lotus stem that belongs to Kashmiri Cuisine. It's a kind of yakhni that is made with chicken and nadru/lotus stem. Ideally enjoyed with rice and roti, this chicken curry is aromatic and full of Kashmiri flavours.  Serve Kashmiri Kokur T ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Andhra Style Green Chilli Chicken Recipe

Monday, 03 April 2017 00:11

Andhra Style Green Chilli chicken is a dry chicken recipe that is spiced mainly with green chilies and it also appears green in colour.  It can be served as a dry snack or a side dish with your fried rice. Green Chilli chicken is a hot and spicy recipe which can be an addition to your south Indian ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Labra Recipe (Bengali Mix Vegetable Sabzi)

Sunday, 02 April 2017 00:12

A quintessential vegetarian dish typically made during Pujo and offered to the Goddess as Bhog along with Bhoger Khichuri, Bhaja and Khejur Chutney (Dates & Tomato Chutney). The term Labra came with the mushy texture given to the dish by adding pumpkin that also gives mild sweetness to the dish. Serve ...

Posto Chicken Recipe (Bengali Chicken In Poppy Seed Paste)

Saturday, 01 April 2017 00:11

A traditional Bengali non veg recipe where Chicken is marinated and then cooked in a subtle poppy seed paste to make a thick and creamy curry. Typically eaten with rice, posto murghi or posto chicken is one of the most delicious chicken recipe that comes from the Indian sub continent. Serve Posto Chicken ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Ribs With Guava Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Friday, 31 March 2017 00:13

Ribs With Guava Barbecue Sauce Recipe is a non vegetarian delicacy which has Chinese flavours embedded in lamb ribs marinated in a guava sauce and barbecued again. This adds in a fruity and smoky flavour to the lamb barbecue. This recipe is apt to be in the barbecue party menu. Ribs With Guava Barbeque ...

Published in Appetizers

Gujarati Lasaniya Batata Recipe (Garlic Potato Curry)

Thursday, 30 March 2017 00:13

Lasaniya Batata Recipe (Garlic Potato Curry) is a flavorful Gujrati potato curry with prominent garlic flavors. Gujrati lehsuniya batata is a dry curry made with boiled baby potatoes and flavoured with garlic, but the consistency can be moderated as per one's choice. Serve Gujarati Lasaniya Batata ...

Mughlai Kheema Paratha Recipe

Thursday, 30 March 2017 00:12

Mughlai Kheema Paratha is a paratha where minced mutton is cooked in spices and filled with eggs in Indian Flat Bread to shape a thick fat square packet and served with tangy mint and coriander chutney. Best for any festival or special occasions! Serve Mughlai Kheema Paratha along with Dhaniya Pudina ...

Bhuna Murgh Recipe

Wednesday, 29 March 2017 00:12

Bhuna Murgh is a dry chicken curry smeared in tomato base with fresh fragrance of ginger, garlic and bhuna masala and the Indian spices and is a popular takeaway favourites. Serve Bhuna Murgh as an appetizer or along with Garlic Naan for a weekend night dinner. If you like this recipe, you can ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Al Rogan Josh Recipe (Kashmiri Pumpkin In Red Gravy)

Tuesday, 28 March 2017 00:11

Al Rogan Josh is a delicious flavourful pumpkin curry that comes from Kashmir origin. It is the veg version of the signature dish of Kashmir, where the name is derived from Persian words in which Rogan means oil and Josh mean Intense heat. Kashmiri Al Rogan Josh is an integral part of the lavish spread ...

Jerk Chicken With Rice And Peas Pilaf Recipe

Saturday, 18 March 2017 00:12

Jerk Chicken With Rice And Peas Pilaf Recipe is a Caribbean dish made with roasted chicken on rice pilaf. Chicken is oven roasted with spices. The mildly spiced rice pilaf is made with peas and then the jerk chicken is served placed on top of the rice pilaf, with a dash of lemon juice on top. This recipe ...

Tandoori Chicken Crostini Recipe

Friday, 17 March 2017 00:11

Tandoori chicken crostini is a fusion of Indian appetizer Tandoori Chicken, shredded and used as a topping along with various dips and vegetables on the crostini, which is a popular party appetizers from Italy. Serve Tandoori Chicken Crostini Recipe as an appetiser or with a healthy pasta like Spinach ...

Published in Appetizers

Andaman Style Steamed Garlic Prawns Recipe

Wednesday, 15 March 2017 00:11

Andaman and Nicobar is the largest group of island we have in Indian subcontinent. Apparently, there is no specific cuisine on these islands and it takes inspiration from Indian, Burmese, and Oriental Cuisine. Steamed garlic prawns is one simple and easy recipe that is adapted from Oriental cuisine and ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Baked Fish In Coconut Milk Recipe

Tuesday, 14 March 2017 00:12

Baked Fish in coconut milk is a delicious healthy recipe that goes well with plain steamed rice and is a great meal option for the weight watchers. Coconut milk thickened and flavoured with some Indian spices is then baked with marinated fish fillets to get tender, warm and flavourful healthy dish that ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Kale Chane Ki Kadhi Recipe

Monday, 13 March 2017 00:13

Kale Chane Ki Kadhi is a creamy spiced yogurt curry with black chickpea. Kadhi is a quintessential dish that belongs to various parts of India and is mostly loved in Punjab, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Kale Chane Ki Kadhi comes from North India and is typically eaten with plain steamed rice with a dollop ...

Mutton Rezala Recipe

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:14

Mutton Rezala is a popular Bengali side dish made with bony mutton pieces marinade in yogurt and curried with cashew and poppy seed paste with Indian spices. An amazingly flavorful and aromatic mutton dish, best enjoyed with paratha or naan.  Serve this delicious Mutton Rezala along with Whole ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Rajasthani Makki Ke Dhokle Recipe

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:12

Quintessential snack recipe that comes from Rajasthani cuisine. Makki ka dhokla or corn meal dhokla is one of the most loved delicacy of Rajasthan. I have shaped these dhoklas like South Indian Vadas to add an oomph. You can shape them in traditional rectangular form as well. Dhokla is a healthy snack ...

Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe

Monday, 27 February 2017 00:11

Spicy Moroccan Eggs Recipe is a great exotic breakfast recipe to try on a lazy Sunday morning. Poached eggs in a sauce based on tomatoes, bell peppers spices and onions are divine to taste. This recipe preparation is similar to Shakshouka/Shakshuka which is also a skillet dish. Serve Spicy Moroccan ...

Assamese Bhendir Sorsori Recipe (Okra In Mustard Sauce)

Saturday, 25 February 2017 00:14

Bhendir Sorsori is a traditional Assamese vegetarian dish where Okra is cooked in mustard sauce. Either black or yellow mustard can be used in this recipe.This recipe is an ideal everyday meal option for okra lovers. Serve Assamese Bhendir Sorsori (Okra In Mustard Sauce) with tawa paratha, steamed ...

Assamese Saaru Maas Diya Adar Jhol Recipe (Fish In Ginger Gravy)

Saturday, 25 February 2017 00:11

Saaru Maas Diya Adar Jhol Recipe is Fish In Ginger Gravy which is an Assamese specialty. this fish recipe is a lightly spiced recipe traditionally. Since this dish is made with small fishes, the recipe is great and tastes light and creamy with bits of tender fish you can have in every bite. This Assamese ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Bhut Jolokia Murgh Recipe (Ghost Chilli Chicken Curry)

Saturday, 25 February 2017 00:02

Bhut Jolokia Murgh or Ghost pepper chicken curry is a spicy side dish recipe made with chicken and seasoned with the hottest chillies found yet- the ghost peppers. Though it is a simple preparation of the recipe, watch out while adding the bhut jolokia since this chilli grown in East India is the spiciest ...

Published in Indian Non Veg Recipes

Aloo Konir Dom Recipe (Assamese Egg & Potato Curry)

Thursday, 23 February 2017 00:10

Aloo Konir Dom is Assamese Egg and Potato Curry which is amazingly flavourful and also a bit spicy. Typically eaten with plain steamed rice and is an integral part of the daily meal. Usually the curry is made medium spicy but when served during special occasions, the curry look fiery red and hot.  Serve ...

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