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

Angoor Raita Recipe

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 00:13

Summers give us enough reasons to enjoy our favourite fruits as much as we can. One such summer fruit that happens to be my most favourite is Grapes. All those who have tasted fruit raita shall agree with me that grape raita is another variant that tastes amazing as a side dish with veg biryani or Kashmiri ...

Published in Indian Raita Recipes

Budhha's Delight Recipe (Thin Rice Noodles With Vegetables)

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 00:13

Budhha's Delight is a classic Asian dish full of mixed vegetables, tofu and rice noodles in a savoury sauce. A vegan recipe that is full of nutrients and is a classic wholesome vegetarian dish. The dish is traditionally enjoyed by Buddhist monks who are vegetarians, but it has also grown in popularity ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Hunan Style Sweet Sour Chicken Recipe

Monday, 23 January 2017 00:36

Hunan style of cooking is a popular Chinese-American method where a dish is made with tender pieces of chicken cooked with vegetables and tossed in a thick savory and spicy sauce. Hunan style sweet and sour chicken recipe is one such delectable recipe in which chicken pieces are cooked ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Chicken Souvlaki with Tzatziki Recipe

Wednesday, 18 January 2017 00:12

A greek dish in which Chicken breasts are cut into equal pieces and marinated with Greek flavours, later skewered and cooked. Chicken Souvlaki is typically served with flatbread that are are filled with lettuce,  tomatoes, salad and wrapped with Tzatziki. Tzatziki is  a flavorful dip made with ...

Chettinad Kozhi Rasam Recipe - Chettinad Chicken Rasam

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 00:14

Kozhi Rasam is a popular Chettinad soup recipe made in temples like Kali Kovil during Poosai Poduthal when they sacrifice kozhi (chicken) and served as a prasadam. Other than this religious aspect, this Rasam is also served to patients suffering from cold and flu as it's too spicy and is an excellent ...

Potato And Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe

Monday, 16 January 2017 00:16

Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe is a vegetarian satvik side dish recipe which has no onion or garlic. Make this easy and no-fuss curry recipe for a weekday dinner. ox. Serve Potato & Cauliflower In Peanut Curry Recipe with Butter Naan and Mooli Raita for your everyday lunch ...

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 ...

     
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