Monika Manchanda

Monika is ex-IT person turned into a Food Blogger, Consultant, Home Baker and an Amatuer Food Photographer. From one role to many, she feels it's been an exciting journey. She is also the author of the hugely popular food blog "Sin-A-Mon Tales" in which she shares her reviews, recipes and food stories from her travels and childhood. She also writes for many online websites and publications. She is also an avid reader, an obsessive traveller and is always looking for food history and culture.

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Recipes and Articles by Monika Manchanda

मैंगलोर फिश करी रेसिपी - Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe

Friday, 09 August 2019 10:00

मैंगलोर फिश करी रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट डिश है जो दक्षिण भारत के मैंगलोर में बहुत बनाई जाती है. इस करी में नारियल और इमली ...

Published in Fish Recipes

आंध्रा स्टाइल मूंगफली चटनी रेसिपी - Andhra Style Peanut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 10:00

आंध्रा प्रदेश अपने चटनी और पौड़ी के लिए बहुत प्रसिद्ध है. इसलिए आज हम यहाँ आंध्रा स्टाइल मूंगफली चटनी रेसिपी बनाएंगे ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

पंजाबी साबुत मूंग की दाल रेसिपी - Punjabi Sabut Moong Ki Dal Recipe

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 10:00

पंजाबी साबुत मूंग की दाल रेसिपी एक बहुत ही सरल दाल है जिसे हर पंजाबी घर में बनाया जाता है. यह दाल आपकी सेहत के लिए भी अच्छी ...

Published in Dal Recipes

माँ की दाल रेसिपी - Maa Ki Dal Recipe

Saturday, 17 November 2018 09:00

माँ की दाल एक पंजाबी रेसिपी है जिसमे काली उरद दाल को रोज के मसालो के साथ पकाया जाता है. इसमें राजमा भी डाला जाता है जिससे ...

Published in Dal Recipes

चेट्टिनाड स्टाइल चिल्ली गोभी रेसिपी - Chettinad Style Chilli Gobhi Recipe

Monday, 15 October 2018 09:00

गोभी एक ऐसी सब्ज़ी है जिसका प्रयोग हर घर में रोज का खाना बनाने के लिए किया जाता है. भले ही भारतीय हो या कॉन्टिनेंटल रेसिपी ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

बर्न्ट गार्लिक चिकन फ्राइड राइस रेसिपी - Burnt Garlic Chicken Fried Rice Recipe

Saturday, 14 July 2018 08:00

बर्न्ट गार्लिक चिकन फ्राइड राइस रेसिपी बहुत ही अलग और स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसे लहसुन से फ्लेवर किया गया है. इसमें सोया ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

पम्पकिन एरीसेरी रेसिपी - Pumpkin Erissery Recipe

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 09:15

पम्पकिन एरीसेरी रेसिपी केरला की पारम्परिक रेसिपी है जिसे ओणम सदया पर या दूसरे त्योहारों के लिए बनाया जाता है. बनाने ...

Published in Erissery Recipes

Spicy Haryana Style Egg Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:07

A drive in Haryana's highways is never complete without a meal of spicy egg curry with fresh roti's. The dhaba variant is spicy, oily and delicious and this home adaptation of the same curry is an attempt to bring the same flavours to your table in a healthier manner. One of the things that stand apart ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Mangalore Fish Curry Recipe

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:06

Mangalore Fish Curry is one of my favourite ways to eat fish. It is fantastic paired with neer dosa, sanas or steamed rice.Mangalore is in the state of Karnataka and has a vast coastline. Mangalore fish curry uses coconut and tamarind along with chillies to make this delicious fish curry. The ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Kolambi Bhaath Recipe (Maharashtrian Prawn Rice)

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:23

Kolambi Bhaath is a marathi style rice preparation with Prawns. To my mind it closely resembles tomato rice with added prawns. Cooked rice is mixed with prawns stir fried with onion and tomatoes along with some dry spices to make a delightful and yet easy lunch/dinner. Serve Kolambi Bhaath with Burani ...

Chicken Vindaloo Recipe

Saturday, 27 August 2016 00:38

Vindaloo is traditionally a Portuguese dish which made it's way to India and Goa in particular along with the invasion. Traditionally made with pork, over years the dish got infused with local Indian flavours as well as a chicken version started getting popular as a lot of people prefer chicken over ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Mamsaam Chops Recipe (Lamb Chops in Black Pepper Gravy)

Friday, 26 August 2016 00:15

Andhra style Mamsaam Chops i.e Lamb Chops in Black Pepper Gravy is perfect for an evening drinks with friends or with steaming hot rice, dal and a dollop of ghee. The black pepper in the gravy gives the curry a fantastic flavour and depth. Serve Mamsaam Chops as a side dish with hot Steamed Rice, Phulka ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Baby Corn, Cucumber And Sprouts Salad With Lemon Basil Dressing

Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:38

Baby Corn, Cucumber And Sprouts Salad With Lemon Basil Dressing is a perfect summer salad which is full of flavour and tastes delicious. It is yummy and takes less than 20 minutes to get prepared. Serve Baby Corn, Cucumber And Sprouts Salad With Lemon Basil Dressing with Garlic Bread on the side ...

Published in Salad Recipes

Broccoli Chilli Noodles With Grilled Salmon Recipe

Tuesday, 26 July 2016 00:36

Fish is said to be the best protein one can intake, low in fats and super high in Omega fatty acids, fish is excellent for health. Salmon is a fish which has a beautiful and unique flavour and hardly needs a lot of stuff to be done to it. More often than not a quick grill with salt, pepper, olive oil ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

One Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils Recipe

Monday, 18 July 2016 09:19

One pot Creamy Spinach Lentils is a heavenly dish where we use lentils and Spinach is a match made in heaven whether it is the north Indian style Dal Palak Andhra style palak pappu or this creamy one pot spinach lentils which inspire it flavors from an American bake. It is perfect for a meal.  Serve ...

Calcutta Style Chicken Biryani Recipe

Monday, 18 July 2016 00:47

This Calcutta Style Chicken Biryani is quite distinct in flavor from the rest and stands out with the use of potato in the biryani. I have personally come to love meat and potato together and the Calcutta Style Chicken Biryani appeals to me on that level.  As far as biryani goes India has a fair ...

Published in Biryani Recipes

Bacon Quiche Tart Recipe

Monday, 18 July 2016 00:11

Crisp shortcrust pastry, creamy egg and cream filling and smoky bacon make this Bacon Quiche Tart a dream come true.Quiche are delicacy from france which are usually eaten during the breakfast time, the basic quiche recipe is with a egg custard and flavoured with some herbs and onions and leeks.  Perfect ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Raw Banana Cutlet Recipe - No Onion No Garlic Jain Cutlet

Friday, 15 July 2016 00:26

A healthy gluten free appetizer, Raw Banana Cutlet Recipe uses absolutely No Onion & No Garlic Apart from being delicious, this Raw Banana Cutlet is also very healthy.  A complete Jain Recipe, as it uses no root vegetables or onion or garlic for that matter. Perfect for rainy ...

Published in Indian Snack Recipes

Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:27

Sun dried tomatoes, Olives and Ricotta come together in this fantastic tea time tart called Savory Ricotta tart Recipe. The classic flavors make it a delight to eat any time of the day though. It can be included in the tea party or as an appetizer for the dinner time. Serve the Savory Ricotta Tart Recipe ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Chicken Mapas Recipe - Chicken in Coconut Milk Curry

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 00:32

Chicken Mapas Recipe or Kozhi Mapas is a thick and creamy Kerala style chicken curry, is made with coconut milk.  This chicken curry has a perfect balance of spice and richness due to the coconut based creamy curry. Chicken Mapas in traditionally cooked in cast iron pan to enjoy the deeper and ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Nandan Kozhi Recipe - Kerala Style Chicken Curry

Tuesday, 05 July 2016 00:29

Nandan Kozhi gets its intense flavour from roasted coconut and whole spices. I have eaten many variations of Kerala style chicken curry as it is the case usually with all Indian food, the flavours change almost every 50-100 kms but this which I ate at a friend's house a few years ago remains to be the ...

Published in Chicken Recipes

Dal Chingri (Bengali Style Channa Dal And Prawns) Recipe

Sunday, 03 July 2016 00:56

I have to admit that the first time I ever heard of this combination it did sound a little strange to me, though meat and lentils are paired together once in a while it isn't a very common practice to do so. In this Bengali dish, chana dal, vegetables and prawns come together in a creamy curry which ...

Published in Fish Recipes

Chicken Manchurian Dry Recipe

Tuesday, 14 June 2016 00:03

This Chicken Manchurian Dry is a lip smacking dish that is easy, quick and delicious,can be served as an appetizer or as a side dish along with the main course.  Manchurian might not be an original Chinese dish but as far as we Indians are concerned, it is our most loved Chinese dish. Whether it ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Mulakootal (Vegetables In Coconut Gravy) Recipe

Monday, 13 June 2016 00:13

Mulakootal is essentially a home style south Indian curry made with a medley of vegetables, lentils and coconut. A part of many routine lunches and often made with whatever vegetables handy at home. Mulakootal is also said to be the inspiration behind the famous "Mulligatawny Soup". The curry is healthy ...

Published in Indian Curry Recipes
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