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Keema Matar

Among Indian non veg recipes, Keema Matar is a gem. Mincemeat green peas curry is a spiced North Indian style dish that goes well with pulao, rice or roti.

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Chicken Ghee Roast

There are quite a few chicken dishes among Mangalore recipes. But a culinary gem among them all is the Chicken Ghee Roast. Goes well with ghee rice.

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Prawn Fry

One of the classic Andhra recipes with shrimp, Royalla Vepudu aka Prawn Fry that can be made in less than 20 minutes.. Andhra style prawn fry goes well with rice and sambar.

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Simple Chicken Curry

This summer our meals are simple and light. Often our lunch comprises of wholesome and filling salad or one pot meals and loads of flavored buttermilk. Yesterday, I made a simple and delectable chicken curry for our mid day meal.

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Chicken Stuffed Buns

Nehal is mid way through his final exams and am looking at ways to please his growling tummy. He is ever hungry during exam time. Does it happen with your kids too? I had bookmarked a recipe for chicken stuffed buns quite some time ago but re-discovered it recently and got down to baking them over the weekend. These stuffed buns are perfect homemade snacks for kids.

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Chicken Curry (with Coconut Milk)

A fantastic and flavorful chicken curry that is a regular at our home. This favorite chicken curry recipe is usually prepared as a side with flavored rice like Tomato Pulao. Coconut milk and poppy seeds are essential in the preparation of the curry. The chicken simmers in a concoction of yogurt, coconut milk, poppy seeds and garam masala to yield a rich creamy textured curry.

Kerala Chicken Stew

Chicken stew with Appam is a popular breakfast fare in Kerala. Simple, aromatic, hearty stew that is sure to win many a heart. Chicken and potato cubes are slowly simmered in a subtly spiced coconut milk base. You can even add vegetables like carrot, beans and peas and increase the nutrition profile of the stew.This culinary gem of Kerala cuisine makes for a decent side with roti, paratha and rice too other than appam and puttu.

Quick & Easy Chicken Pulao

Many frown upon the plain ‘pulao’ considering it inferior to the pampered ‘biryani’. The chicken pulao that we make at home is no less than any saffron laced biryani in spite of its simplicity. A straightforward and quick pulao recipe that features basmati rice, chicken, coconut milk and fragrant spices. As this decadent one pot dish simmers, the khushboo (aroma) that emanates the kitchen, will put the glamorous biryani to shame.

Breakfast Chicken Sausage Platter

Our brunch this morning was roasted chicken sausages flavored with oregano, sauteed shredded cabbage, boiled egg, cucumber and lightly sauteed apple slices. This breakfast platter is adapted from Nita Mehta’s breakfast cookbook and made for a super quick, flavorful, filling, men-pleasing (my son and husband) 🙂 meal. For a lunch or dinner version, you can […]

Spicy Chicken Legs

I usually make this roast recipe using chicken legs and Nehal is extremely fond of it. Few spices go into its making and ensure you marinate the chicken for at least 3-4 hrs if not overnight and roast the chicken well. You can play around with the spices of your choice and add herbs like mint and rosemary.