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

Ada Pradhaman Recipe - Kerala Style Rice Flake Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk)

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 00:48

Ada Pradhaman Recipe is a Kerala Style Rice Flake Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk which is typically served as a dessert in the festival of Onam in Kerala. Ada is the ribbon-shaped dry rice flakes which are soaked in hot water and later slow cooked in jaggery and coconut milk. This traditional ...

Kashmiri Style Chaman Recipe-Qaliya Cottage Cheese Curry

Saturday, 18 June 2016 00:32

Chaman Qaliya is a creamy cottage cheese curry scented with fennel and cardamom that belongs to Kashmiri Cuisine. An aromatic curry that is cooked in milk and flavoured with Kashmiri spices is a perfect vegetarian side dish commonly served on special occasions in the valley. The Kashmiris mostly rely ...

Mutton Shami Kebab Recipe

Wednesday, 08 June 2016 00:26

Kebabs are an integral part of Mughlai cuisines. All non vegetarian eaters love to have kebabs as a snack or the side dish. Whether it's veg or non veg, kebabs are super delicious and delectable and finishes in no time. Mutton Shami Kebab is one such scrumptious recipe that belongs to Mughal Cuisine. ...

Caramelized Onion & Roasted Garlic Pasta Recipe

Monday, 06 June 2016 00:00

Caramelized Onion & Roasted Garlic Pasta is a popular Italian recipe that is done with fewer ingredients. The recipe is also easy to prepare and yummy to taste. This delectably luscious recipe leaves the Italian flavors dissolving into our taste buds. The Caramelized Onion & Roasted Garlic Pasta ...

Published in Pasta Recipes

Nolen Gur Panna Cotta Recipe (Fresh Dates Jaggery Panna Cotta)

Saturday, 04 June 2016 00:52

Nolen Gur Panna Cotta Recipe is a twist to the traditional Italian Panna Cotta which is rather prepared with vanilla, milk and cream. This recipe is made with fresh dates jaggery. This decadent dessert can be flavored as per your choice and is usually served topped with fresh fruits and sweet dessert ...

Published in Dessert Recipes

Lucknowi Murgh Biryani Recipe - Awadhi Style Chicken Biryani

Monday, 16 May 2016 00:56

Biryani comes from the Mughlai cuisine and has some amazing variations done in different regions where the Mughals used to travel. Biryani is made in different styles in different states of India. There can be nothing as filling as a pot full of Biryani. One such amazing version comes from the land ...

Andey Ki Kheer Recipe - Egg White Kheer

Sunday, 08 May 2016 00:15

Andey Ki Kheer (Egg White Kheer) Recipe is a simple and traditional egg white pudding (kheer) which tastes almost like the famous Indian dessert 'Rabri'. The Egg White Kheer is indeed a royal dessert and is made on special occasions at my home. Serve Andey Ki Kheer as a dessert after your delicious ...

Black Forest Cake Recipe

Saturday, 07 May 2016 00:28

A cake that is true to its name, Black Forest! Classic chocolate cake with cherry compote and fresh cream filling layered and frosted with whipped cream and dark chocolate trees. Make this beautiful Black Forest Cake this year for your beautiful mother and celebrate the joy and happiness with her on ...

Published in Cake Recipes

Raw Mango And Spring Onion Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 00:19

Raw Mango And Spring Onion Chutney Recipe is one such fusion dip that provides fresh tangy flavors along with a crunch. It is a perfect dip to have with your regular dosas, idlis or chillas. The dip carries amazing nutritional benefits and can be relished as a side even with khichdi and tahris. Use Raw ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Sri Lankan Egg Curry Recipe

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 00:10

Sri Lankan Egg Curry Recipe belongs to authentic Sri Lankan cuisine which is a result of colonial influence on trade and culture. Sri Lankan curry powder is used to build the essential aroma and flavour to this Egg Curry Recipe. This amazingly aromatic curry powder is also used in nonveg preparations ...

Published in Egg Recipes

Kheer Puli Pitha | Bengali Pitha Recipe

Saturday, 30 April 2016 00:46

Kheer Puli Pitha | Bengali Pitha Recipe is the rice dumplings filled with coconut and palm jaggery filling which is cooked in milk, either plain or flavored with palm jaggery. Nolen Gur or fresh palm jaggery is a very loved jaggery in Bengal and Orissa which only comes to market only during winter months. ...

Oriya Special Dalma Recipe (Oriya Dal & Tarkari)

Saturday, 30 April 2016 00:38

Dalma is a dish made from Toor Dal and Vegetables. It is a traditional curry from Odisha, which is a part of Chappan Bhog served in Puri Jagannath Temple. Dalma is generally made from toor dal and contains chopped vegetables like Elephant yam, Unripe Banana, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Radish, Drumstick etc. ...

Cheesy Baked Potato Gratin With Sweet Corn

Friday, 29 April 2016 00:43

Cheesy Baked Potato Gratin With Sweet Corn is a delicious combination of finely sliced potatoes, cooked in heavy cream and milk and then layered & topped with a lots of grated cheese. It is a type of gratin in which an ingredient is topped with a browned crust, often using breadcrumbs and grated ...

Soya Pilaf/Pulav Recipe

Friday, 29 April 2016 00:20

For all those who don't like soya chunks, Soya Pilaf is one such pot meal studded with dry fruits and is simply aromatic that will certainly tantalize your taste buds and make you fall in love with the soya chunks. Trust me, this simple Soya Pilaf is no less than a laborious traditional Biryani. A perfect ...

Mixed Flour & Spring Onion Crepes Recipe

Thursday, 28 April 2016 00:12

Mixed Flour & Spring Onion Crepes Recipe is one of the healthy breakfast ideas to keeps our tummy light and our body energized. My mother uses to make varieties of cheela/ crepes. It's not just instant but is versatile as well. Besan, Suji, wheat are common flours used for making cheela/ Indian crepes. ...

Spinach And Coriander Dosa Recipe

Saturday, 23 April 2016 00:15

Dosa is one of the most popular breakfast in South India. They are usually served with coconut chutney and sambar is now a quintessential breakfast at every Indian home. In South India, dosai/dosa gets a new distinctive flavor from different regions. Even the potato filling differs from place to place. Ever ...

Safed Achari Baingan Recipe - White Aubergine in pickled spices

Friday, 22 April 2016 00:54

The Safed Achari Baingan Recipe is a delicious recipe that is made with the lighter whitish-green version if the eggplant/ brinjal. It's a thin and slender eggplant that when cooked along with achar (pickle) spices tastes absolutely delicious.  Serve the Safed Achari Baingan Recipe along ...

Kathal Biryani Recipe- Raw Jackfruit Biryani Topped with Caramelised Onions

Thursday, 21 April 2016 00:44

Kathal Biryani is the most amazing one pot meal for the vegetarians who always wanted to know what a biryani means. Though it cannot be compared to the non veg version but still it somewhere reaches to the original flavor in it's unique vegetarian version. Raw Jackfruit being a fibrous fruit leaves ...

Raw Mango Coconut Chutney Recipe

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:53

Raw Mango & Coconut Chutney is a perfect blend of raw mangoes which is rich in Vitamin C and protein along with coconut and green chilies for a kick.  This chutney brings out the tangy flavour prominently and is flavoured with green chilli and mango. The tempering adds up an exotic aroma to ...

Published in Indian Chutney Recipes

Mango Iced Tea Recipe

Monday, 18 April 2016 00:10

Tea happens to be the most loved beverage in India and there are a variety of tea recipes from region to region. The tea is often enjoyed hot and for every occasion or may be just like that we Indians want a Chai for everything. Milk tea, ginger tea, green tea, lemon tea, India has a huge huge variety ...

Published in Smoothies and Juices

Chanar Payesh Recipe

Sunday, 13 March 2016 00:29

When it comes to sweets, Nothing can beat the taste of Bengali sweets. It doesn't matter that a person is a Bengali or from a different region, Bengali sweets are everyone’s favourite. These sweets are mostly made from milk and milk products, therefore, it has to be consumed within 1-2 days itself. ...

Poha Buttermilk Idli Recipe

Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:56

Developing a recipe is the most fun doing a task when you have leftovers left in the kitchen. One of the best dishes which is made using left over gujarati kadhi or chaas is Poha Idlis. A handful of poha, a little suji and rice atta that is all that you need. Using the leftovers your breakfast can come ...

Bengali Bhapa Doi Recipe

Thursday, 10 March 2016 00:10

Bhapa Doi or Baked Yogurt is Hung curd or Greek yogurt blended with milk and condensed milk and baked with a water bath in the oven or steamed on the stove top is a must have sweet dish in the Bengali weddings and special occasions like festivals etc. Bhapa Doi can be flavored with saffron, cardamom ...

Chenna Poda Recipe

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 00:20

Chenna Poda is a cheese dessert from the state of Odisha in the Eastern India which means Roasted Cheese in Odia. It is made of well-kneaded homemade fresh cheese chenna, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins and is baked for several hours until it turns brown. Chenna Poda is the only well known Indian dessert ...

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