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

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

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, tortillas or nachos to company it. Slow cooker recipes are though a little time consuming but the braising technique really infuses the flavours well inside ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Butternut Squash Gratin Recipe

Monday, 17 October 2016 00:00

Butternut Squash which is also known as Kaddu, halwa kaddu, kashiphal, mitha kaddu, petha in various regional languages in India has high medicinal properties and is a rich source of nutrients. Butternut squash, comes from the family of gourds and melons. Once called “the apple of God,” it has a ...

Provençal Tomato Rice Soup Recipe

Sunday, 16 October 2016 00:31

Provençal Tomato Rice Soup is a thick and comforting soup recipe that comes from French Cuisine. Uncooked or semi cooked rice cooked with tomato paste, vegetable stock and various continental flavors makes a rich and warm soup that is ideal to be consumed on a rainy day. As the soup contains rice in ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Spicy Chow Mein Noodle Wrap Recipe

Saturday, 15 October 2016 00:04

Spicy Chow Mein Noodle Wrap Recipe uses Thai rice paper to wrap noodles and vegetables  sauteed in various sauces . This recipe is typically adapted from Chinese and Thai Cuisine. These wraps make an ideal snack option for kids tiffin, kitty parties, birthday parties etc. The only tricky thing ...

Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Thursday, 13 October 2016 00:00

Gujiya happens to be our very Indian desi sweet that is typically made during festivals like Holi and Deepawali. Most of us have made or tasted the sweet gujiya with a delicious filling of coconut, mawa, nuts etc. But today I bring you a very appetizing fusion recipe of gujiya that is not sweet. Spinach ...

Kerala Style Coconut Milk Stew Pasta Recipe - Indian Style

Thursday, 13 October 2016 00:00

The Kerala Style Coconut Milk Stew Pasta Recipe is a delicious and lip smacking pasta recipe that is cooked in a coconut milk stew and packed with flavors from the vegetables.  The addition of pasta into the Kerala Stew, makes it wholesome and delicious as a one pot dish. You can use any kind of ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Schezwan Noodle Sandwich Recipe

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:00

Schezwan Noodle Sandwich is a fusion recipe and is super fun to make. This is a kids favorite recipe and they love to carry this in their school tiffin, and its a hit among their friends as well. It is a very simple and easy recipe to prepare, just a fancy looking sandwich that is made with schezwan ...

Published in Sandwich Recipes

Veg Noodle Pakora Recipe

Tuesday, 11 October 2016 00:41

Veg Noodle Pakora is one fusion snack recipe that is made with either fresh or leftover maggi noodles. The noodles when mixed with various vegetables and flavored with tastemaker and Indian spices makes for an amazing crunchy munchy snack that is loved by kids the most and also makes a perfect snack ...

Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding)

Tuesday, 04 October 2016 00:24

Chak-Hao Amubi Recipe (Black Rice Pudding) is a delicacy that comes from the North East of India, particularly Manipur. Assam & Manipur produces a large scale of Black rice, which is drought resistant and also rich in minerals. Hence there are various regional recipes made with black rice, and the ...

Kashmiri Style Gaad T Tamatar Recipe - Fish Curry

Saturday, 01 October 2016 00:05

Gaad which means Fish in Kashmir and Gaad T Tamatar is a fish recipe that is made with a tomato curry. The consistency of this delicious fish curry is usually thick but can be given variations as per one's choice. Kashmiri Cuisine has a wide use of Mustard oil, Ginger Powder and Fennel powder along with ...

Spicy Baby Potatoes Recipe

Thursday, 29 September 2016 00:03

Who doesn't like potatoes? I love potatoes in all forms. This is one such humble root that mixes with everything and adapt it's flavor. Those days when you have nothing in your fridge, there comes the potato as rescue. Baby potatoes are one cute looking thing, which I find most fun to cook. If it's ...

Kashmiri Monj Haakh Recipe - Knol Khol Flavored With Asafoetida

Thursday, 22 September 2016 00:10

Knol Khol also known as Ganth Gobhi is most widely used vegetable in Kashmiri cuisine after Lotus Stem. Monj Haak is a popular Kashmiri vegetarian recipe made with knol khol and greens and typically flavored with asafoetida.  The recipe just needs handful of ingredients and can be made in a jiffy. ...

Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

Monday, 19 September 2016 00:04

Mexican chicken soup is one such scrumptious soup that is loaded with the goodness of veggies and chicken. Vegetables and chicken slow cooked in chicken broth gives an amazing flavor and texture that is simply irresistible. When the climate is dark and rainy, clouds surrounding your backyard, nothing ...

Published in Soup Recipes

Karela Thepla Recipe - Bitter Gourd Indian Flat Bread

Friday, 09 September 2016 00:43

A quintessential Indian flat bread that belongs to Gujarati cuisine is made with wheat flour, gram flour and is flavoured with various additional ingredients like Fenugreek, Spinach, Beetroot, Bitter gourd etc. Theplas made with grated bitter gourd is ideal breakfast option for weight watchers and also ...

Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas Recipe

Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:50

A quesadilla is a tortilla, usually a corn tortilla, but is also sometimes made with a wheat tortilla, that is filled with cheese and then grilled. Chicken Chilli Cheese Quesadillas is typically made with chicken marinated in chipotle paste with a dash of lemon juice and then cooked with cheese. The ...

Published in Mexican Recipes

Roasted Mushroom Recipe

Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:16

Roasted Mushroom Recipe without Onion and  Garlic is an exotic dish where various spices are used in this dish. Mushrooms are actually fungi which bear fruiting structures that are large enough to be seen with the naked eye. Whether its a soup or a curry, the mushroom has its unique texture ...

Hare Tamatar Ki Sabzi Recipe - Raw Tomato Curry

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 00:08

Hare Tamatar Ki Sabzi is a spicy tangy, delicious side dish that comes from North Indian cuisines. The recipe has passed on through various regions with different variations done, hence it doesn't belong to any particular regional cuisine. A very popular dish in North Indian states like Rajasthan, Uttar ...

No Onion No Garlic Cabbage Kofta Curry Recipe

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 00:32

The festivals are arriving and this is the time when some particular religious communities quit eating Onion and Garlic. As India is a multi cultural country, hence their are certain casts who never intake onion garlic, such as Jainism. In Jain community the intake of Onion and Garlic is strictly prohibited, ...

Vegetable Fried Brown Rice Recipe

Sunday, 04 September 2016 00:45

Quick and easy vegetable fried brown rice is a great solution to all the Chinese food lovers who are health freaks as well. Brown rice contains a lesser amount of carbohydrates hence makes easy digestion and is light to your tummy. Brown fried rice is healthy and full of nutrients that not just makes ...

Published in Indian Chinese Recipes

Mexican Lime Chicken Recipe

Saturday, 03 September 2016 00:23

Mexican Lime Chicken is marinated Chicken breasts in lime juice, lime zest, coriander, paprika and grilled either in oven or stovetop grill pan. Mexican Lime Chicken can be served as a starter or a side dish to lovely weekend meal and also a great option to serve in your brunch parties. Mexican inspired ...

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Alu Bukhara Murgh Recipe - Chicken With Indian Plums

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 00:43

Alu Bukhara Murgh is a delicacy that comes from the Nizam province. The dish is also majorly cooked in various parts of Awadh and also loved in Pakistan. Usually the delicacy is prepared with goat meat. But now with the passage of time, Indian plums got a whole new look when cooked with chicken. The ...

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