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Paneer Butter Masala

10 Aug

I wanted to make a paneer dish taste close to ‘paneer butter masala’ that we get in Indian restaurants. Here is what I came up with. This rich curry is a great hit with paneer lovers, something you can happily serve at a party.

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Mango Phirni: Classic Dessert, Fruity Twist

5 Jul

Mango Phirni

A summertime favorite inspired by a recipe I saw on the TV show Turban Tadka. Mango phirni gives a seasonal twist to the conventional rice phirni. Serve it in silver bowls for a classic feel, or layer it in glasses western-style with nuts and mango pulp.

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Homemade Mushroom Soup

16 Oct

Creamy mushroom soup made at home – this is so much tastier, so much healthier than canned stuff. Simple ingredients, no fuss, very easy to make.

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Spinach Cheese Pasta

19 Feb

I love spinach no less than Popeye and cook it in a variety of ways. Other than my Indian recipes (spinach toor dal, aloo palak, palak paneer are special favorites), I love to cook pasta with spinach as its prime ingredient. Here’s a simple spinach cheese pasta recipe.

You Need:

  • Pasta – 2 cups (I used fusilli pasta)
  • Onion – 1, finely chopped
  • Spinach leaves – 2 bunches, cleaned and stems removed
  • Cream – 1 tablespoon
  • Milk – 1 tablespoon
  • Cream cheese or spreadable cheese – 1 tablespoon
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2 teaspoons 

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