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

Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:25

Chettinad Style Prawn Biryani Recipe is a South Indian version that is cooked with assorted spices and given the authentic Chettinad flavors by a wide usage of shallots, black pepper and coconut. Chettinad of cooking is an integral part of South Indian Cuisine, the rustic flavors of South India ...

Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun Recipe (Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun)

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:55

I have seriously fallen in love with Gulab Jamuns and can't resist myself trying every possible version of this beauty. After having tried various varieties, today I finally came up with Gulab Jamuns made with sweet potato. Yes, you got that right, Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun is one such amazing recipe ...

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu Recipe (Shark Fish Curry)

Friday, 11 November 2016 00:06

Chettinad Sura Meen Kuzhambu aka Shark Fish Curry is a quintessential curry dish from the South Indian Cuisine that goes with Chettinad spices hence it's hot and spicy with the flavours. Typically eaten with plain steamed rice, Shark fish curry is a popular curry dish in entire South India specially ...

Japanese Chicken Udon Soup Recipe

Wednesday, 09 November 2016 00:10

Chicken Udon Soup is loaded with chicken, vegetables and udon noodles in a rich broth.  It’s super easy to make and it hits the spot when you’re in the mood for a hearty Japanese soup.  If you want to make it extra special, add a few pieces of shrimp tempura to the bowl. You’ll be hooked ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Sholeh Zard Recipe - Persian Saffron Rice Pudding

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:10

Sholeh Zard is a Persian Saffron Rice Pudding which the welcome aroma of rose water and cinnamon with the goodness of Almonds and richness of Saffron. Among the few authentic Persian desserts, Sholeh Zard is the classic one! The name Sholeh Zard literally means 'Wobbly Yellow'. Made with long grain ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Mochiko Dango Recipe (Sweet Japanese Dumplings)

Tuesday, 08 November 2016 00:10

Dango is a Japanese sweet dumpling and sweet made from mochiko (rice flour), related to mochi and hence also called as Mochiko Dango. It is often served with green tea. Dango is eaten year-round with variations in ingredients to suit the fervour of the climate. Three to four dango dumplings are ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Gil-E-Firdaus Recipe (Kesar Phirni)

Saturday, 05 November 2016 00:50

Gil-E-Firdaus also commonly known as Kesar Firni is a pudding made by grounded rice which is filled with lots of dry fruits and saffron. It's thick as compared to the normal rice kheer, garnished with lots of dry nuts and rose petals, comes from Mughlai Cuisine and is served chilled in various festivals ...

Bhopali Style Gosht Ka Pulao Recipe

Friday, 04 November 2016 00:52

In India, we have so many cities that speaks for them self. Old cities have so much cultural heritage in store for us to explore. One such typical cultural heritage lies within the narrow lanes of the old city. They say that if you want to know the real facts about the city go to the inside places, the ...

Spicy Paneer Frankie Recipe

Friday, 04 November 2016 00:45

Spicy Paneer Frankie Recipe is a twist Indian Frankie aka Kathi Roll which is a popular street-side snack, especially in Mumbai and big cities of India. Flour tortilla pan roasted with butter is filled with various vegetarian and non-vegetarian fillings along with some salad leaves and cheese, rolled ...

Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe

Friday, 04 November 2016 00:00

Stove Top Green Peas Seekh Kebab Recipe is an appetizing recipe made on stove top, instead of a barbecue. Seekhs are commonly the skewers around which the dough is lined and coated and then placed on a barbecue. Seekh can be of bamboo or even those big steel rods, depending on the type of barbecue you ...

Khus And Cucumber Mojito Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:40

In summers are body dehydrates and to hydrate it we need to intake plenty of fluids and liquids to keep our body fresh and cool. There are few particular summer produce that works as a perfect coolant for our body. Lemon, Cucumber, Mint and Khus, these four ingredients when combined together to make ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Creamy Kulfi Kebab Recipe With Tandoori Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:09

Tandoori Mayo Kulfi Kebab is chicken wings marinated with cheese, Del Monte Tandoori Mayo, cream and some seasoning which is later wrapped in banana leaf and grilled on stove top. Perfect recipe for your brunch parties that will certainly leave your guests licking their fingers. Del Monte’s Tandoori ...

Stuffed Chicken Pockets Recipe With Mint Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:09

Boneless Chicken Pieces marinated with Indian spices and flavored with Del Monte Mint Mayo is an easy snack that will certainly be a show stopper of your parties. Del Monte Mint Mayo comes with an amazing Mint flavor that gives a creamy texture as well an exotic aroma of Mint that will leave you licking ...

Creamy Mushroom Ravioli Recipe In Mint Mayo Sauce

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:09

Ravioli is a type of dumpling composed of a filling veg or non veg and sealed between two layers of thin pasta dough. The corners are typically designed and is usually served either in broth or with a pasta sauce. Originated from Italian Cuisine, this stuffed pasta serves as an exotic menu for your brunch ...

Published in Pastas and Pizzas

Spinach And Corn Sandwich Recipe Flavored With Sandwich Spread

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:09

Who doesn’t like sandwiches, and when it comes to making tiffin recipes for kids or carrying high tea snacks for picnics, sandwiches are the best options thought! Del Monte brings sandwich spread that can now be collaborated with any veg or non veg sandwich filling which makes some amazing and delicious ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Delicious Paneer Satay Recipe With Tandoori Mayo Recipe

Thursday, 03 November 2016 00:08

The word Satay is a modern Indonesian and Malay spelling of Sate, that is a dish seasoned and skewered, served with a sauce. Usually satay is typically made with chicken, mutton, beef, pork etc, but with the evolution of time, satay also became a popular snack among the vegetarians who opted to make ...

Khumb Kakuri Potli Kebab Recipe With Sandwich Spread

Wednesday, 02 November 2016 00:23

The Khumb Kakuri Potli Kebab recipe is a delicious appetizer that is made into a pocket or a potli stuffed with mushrooms, cashew nut and flavored with Del Monte’s Sandwich Spread. If you have ready Roomali Roti's then you can use them and fold it with the Mushroom stuffing. These Khumb Kakuri Potli ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Italian Cheese And Basil Uttappam Recipe

Friday, 28 October 2016 00:51

Italian Cheese And Basil Uttapam Recipe is a wonderful fusion recipe of Indian Uttapam blended with Italian flavors of basil and parmesan cheese. This fusion uttapam is a great breakfast idea. Uttapam are fluffy savory pancakes made with rice and Urad Dal flour and topped with various toppings like, ...

Kashmiri Style Dum Monji Recipe-Knol Khol in Yogurt

Thursday, 27 October 2016 00:00

Dum Monji is a spicy flavorful veg curry that comes from Kashmiri Cuisine. Monji here means knol khol also commonly known as ganth gobhi or kadam which is cut into cubes and cooked with it's greens along with some yogurt. The recipe though quick, requires skillful hands to play with Kashmiri spices which ...

Kung Pao Chicken With Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 00:49

Kung Pao Chicken is spicy stir-fried chicken that is typically served with Fried Rice. Boneless Chicken pieces stir fried with peanuts and spicy flavor goes well with fried rice with subtle flavors and not too spicy. Here I have teamed up Kung Pao Chicken with exotic Chinese Vegetable Fried Rice as a ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Kashmiri Style Haak T Thool Recipe - Greens Cooked With Eggs

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 00:43

Haak T Thool is a Kashmiri dish cooked with collard greens and eggs together. Haal T Thool is most loved by the Kashmiri Pandits in parts of Kashmir and Jammu. Use of mustard oil is very extensive along with some asafoetida in Kashmiri cuisine.Haak which means 'saag' that can be Spinach, Knol Khol greens ...

Kashmiri Style Kokur Yakhni Recipe-Chicken Cooked In Yogurt

Tuesday, 25 October 2016 00:25

Kokur Yakhni is a popular Kashmiri Non Veg dish made with Chicken (kokur) is slow cooked in yogurt and typically flavored with Kashmiri spices and lot of dry mint as a garnish. The aroma of Kokur Yakhni is simply amazing and truly exotic, the aroma speaks a lot for the dish even while it is cooking. ...

Chicken Burrito Recipe

Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:20

Burrito is a super-filling snack stuffed with various veg and non-veg options along with plenty of cheese and sour cream.Chicken Burrito is made with an amazing combination of salsa, some taco seasoning and shredded chicken. The burrito can be wrapped up with lot of salads to go along. Usually the burrito ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Stew Recipe

Thursday, 20 October 2016 00:14

Slow cooker recipes are though a little time consuming but the braising technique really infuses the flavours well inside and gives a rustic flavour to the stew. Mexican Chicken Stew is one such recipe that is typically made in a slow cooker and is served with a heavy garnish of Greek yogurt, sour cream, ...

Published in Mexican Recipes
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