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

Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:16

Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe is a vegetarian sattvik side dish recipe which has no onion or garlic. Make this easy and no-fuss curry recipe for a weekday dinner. Serve Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe with Butter Naan and Mooli Raita. If you like this recipe, try these ...

Kashmiri Style Shab Deg Recipe-Mutton Kofta and Turnip Curry

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:14

Shab Deg is a traditional Kashmiri Kofta Curry dish cooked with Turnips in a heavy bottomed deg/handi/vessel on charcoal fire. This recipe is a forgotten meat recipe from Kashmir which lost its authenticity with time. Traditionally Shab Deg was cooked with a slow cooking method where a large deg was ...

Smoked Tandoori Chicken Recipe - Classic North Indian Chicken Recipe

Saturday, 14 January 2017 00:11

Tandoori Chicken Recipe is essentially a popular chicken dish where it uses the chicken thigh, marinated in robust Indian spices and thick yogurt and finally grilled either in a tandoor or made convenient at home by grilling it on stove top gives an amazingly rustic aroma and flavour when we apply a ...

Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe

Thursday, 12 January 2017 00:15

Khurchan means the scrapped leftover. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe is made with this ghee residual which is left behind after extracting ghee from butter. If you are one of them who loves homemade ghee over the store-bought one, you might have often used the leftover khurchan to knead the dough, ...

Chinese Fried Rice Recipe With Chicken And Shredded Lettuce

Tuesday, 10 January 2017 00:11

Chinese Fried Rice Recipe With Chicken And Shredded Lettuce is a quick and easy Chinese recipe to comfort you on those lazy days when you really don't feel like cooking anything fancy yet expect a delicious one pot meal. Boneless chicken chunks, sauteed with shredded lettuce and rice makes an amazingly ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Lemon Ginger Spice Detox Tea Recipe

Friday, 06 January 2017 14:10

Golden Detox Tea Recipe is a herbal drink made with naturally available ingredients infused with black tea. This is one of the most effective detox tea I have ever come across. It detoxes the body, enhances metabolism and is also a remedy to cough and cold. Hence this is a recipe with natural medicinal ...

Spiced Khooba Roti (Rajasthani Pinched Flatbread Recipe)

Thursday, 05 January 2017 14:23

Spiced Khooba Roti is a slight variant of the traditionally prepared khooba roti. In Rajasthani households, this recipe is made very often for dinners. Khooba roti is made by pinching the surface of the flatbread to create impressions and to result in even cooking of the roti when held on fire with tongs. Serve ...

Gulkand Kala Jamun Recipe

Thursday, 05 January 2017 13:12

Gulkand Kala Jamun is a dessert recipe that hails from Rajasthan. Khoya balls stuffed with rose petal jam (gulkand) and dry fruits are deep fried to get that blackish color is then dunked into saffron and rose scented sugar syrup. One of the finest recipe i got to learn from my Grandma when she was alive. ...

Bread Halwa Recipe

Thursday, 05 January 2017 00:23

Bread Halwa also called as Double Ka Meetha is a delicious dessert recipe that originated during the Mughals and Nizam Era. This recipe is commonly served in Hyderabad and is often seen served during festivals and special occasions. Another heirloom recipe from my Grandmother, Bread Ka Halwa is easy ...

Gajar Shalgam Ka Paani Wala Achar Recipe - Carrot And Turnip Pickle

Thursday, 05 January 2017 00:22

Gajar Shalgam Ka Paani Wala Achar is an authentic pickle recipe made in a jiffy with fresh winter produce like Turnip and Carrots that brings out some amazing flavours to enhance your winter meals. This instant pickle needs to be well marinated for 2-3 days  before it is served.  After which ...

Sali Par Eedu Recipe (Parsi Breakfast Eggs On Fried Potato)

Tuesday, 03 January 2017 00:11

Sali Par Eedu is a quintessential traditional breakfast recipe made with eggs on fried potato straws that belongs to Parsi Cuisine. A common dish prepared at Parsi homes is now also available at street side stalls and restaurants serving Parsi food. Deep fried potato straws are layered as a bed and cooked ...

Eggless Double Chocolate Sugar Bite Cookies Recipe

Monday, 26 December 2016 00:09

Double Chocolate sugar bite cookies is one such dessert/snack which is loved by kids a lot. Loaded with the goodness of chocolate, milk and butter. The cookies are certainly a double doze of chocolate with crunchy sugar granules in every bite. If you don't like granulated sugar in your cookies, just ...

Moong Matar Kebab Recipe - Green Lentil And Peas Kebab

Sunday, 25 December 2016 00:11

Green Lentil and Peas Kebabs are a perfect replacement for all the kebab lovers this winter. You may enjoy them as a starter, a tea time snack or even send them in tiffin for your kids. They are nutritious but I also agree that as it is deep fried it somewhere restricts the weight watchers. Well in ...

Chicken Galauti Kebab Recipe

Saturday, 24 December 2016 00:09

'Galouti' or 'Galawati' means melt in the mouth and definitely these kebabs melt in your mouth.There is an interesting history of these Galouti kebabs. This kebab was especially created for the ageing Nawab Wajid Ali Shah of Lucknow. The Nawab had lost all his teeth. But his passion for meat remained ...

Awadhi Moong Dal Ki Goli Recipe - Lentil Dumplings In Tomato Gravy

Friday, 16 December 2016 00:16

Awadhi Moong Dal Ki Goli Recipe is spicy curried green lentil balls that comes from Awadhi Cuisine. Green Lentils soaked and ground with spices are shaped into lemon sized dumplings, later curried in a spicy tomato gravy. Moong Dal Ki Goli is a quintessential dish that is quite popular in parts of Uttar ...

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan Recipe

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:12

Paneer Kundan Kaliyan recipe comes from Awadhi Cuisine where succulent pieces of paneer are cooked in yogurt along with some onions, tomatoes and Indian spices. This Kundan Kaliya is rich and has a royal Nawabi history few nuts and rose petals are added in with the gravy as well as for the garnish. ...

Chinese Style Sweet And Spicy Broccoli Stir Fry With Sausage Recipe

Thursday, 15 December 2016 00:00

Chinese food is the most trending cuisine world wide. The exotic flavors are beautifully adapted by almost all parts of the world. Best thing about Chinese food is that it is raw and has typical rustic flavors that blends with all kinds of palates. The perfect mix of sweet and spicy is best incorporated ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Tomato Jeera & Paruppu Rasam Recipe

Monday, 12 December 2016 00:00

Tomato Jeera & Paruppu Rasam Recipe is a South Indian soup prepared with tamarind juice or tomato along with other spices. It is typically flavored with cumin and also tempered with cumin seeds. The color of the rasam depends on the ingredients used. If you use tamarind, the color will be brown whereas ...

Achappam Recipe | Kerala Style Fried Rose Cookies

Saturday, 10 December 2016 00:23

Achappams are those typical rose shaped fried cookies made particularly during Christmas in Kerala Christian homes. They are popularly called rose cookies or appams (bread), made with iron made 'Achu' (molds). The mild sweetness of the cookies makes it more enjoyable. They are deep fried, they can be ...

Parsi Salli Murgh Recipe - Salli Marghi

Friday, 09 December 2016 00:00

Parsi Salli Murgh is a spicy chicken curry that is typically served with potato straws as a garnish, hence the name, salli murgh. The curry is a quintessential dish in Parsi community that has to be served on every special occasion. Parsi Salli Murgh itself is a rich and flavorful dish that needs no ...

Dry Navratan Korma Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:12

Dry Navratan Korma recipe is a variation of the curry version of the same. Navratan Korma aka Nine- Gem-Curry gets it's name after the nine ingredients 9 vegetables, fruits and nuts) used in making a creamy, semi-sweet Mughlai Curry. This royal curry was made in the imperial kitchens known as 'Bawarchikhana' ...

Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake Recipe

Thursday, 08 December 2016 00:10

Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Cake is one such dessert that takes you to your childhood within seconds. The cake has the orange flavor with a light orange color. The orange juice and the zest indeed give the cake a sweet and a fruity punch.  The cake simply reminds you of the orange cream biscuits ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Shehenshahi Parsi Keema Pulao Recipe

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:20

Parsi Cuisine is a mix of vegetarian and non vegetarian food that is influenced by Gujarati and Iranian Cuisine. Parsi food is undoubtedly a meat lovers paradise. Shehenshahi Keema Pulao is one of the many amazing delicacies that belong to this Parsi Food Community and brings out some authentic flavours ...

Parsi Salli Boti Recipe

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:16

Parsi Salli Boti is a quintessential mutton dish that comes from Parsi cuisine and is typically served with crispy potato fries. Salli Boti is a semi dry spicy mutton curry that is slow cooked with various spices and gets the hot flavour and often teamed up with plain steamed rice. Served in every special ...

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