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Easy Fish Curry Recipe

This recipe is for my those blog followers (specially from US)  who has a temptation for Indian fish curry. This recipe need not much afford and can easily prepare with simple ingredients. Indian recipes needs much afford as it requires different spices to prepare and US people hardly store so many Indian spices in their kitchen. This recipe may also useful for beginners and bachelors.  And off course this recipe is for busy and lazy people like me too.

In this recipe I'm using tomato based pizza or pasta sauce together with mustard seeds' paste.  You can use any ready made pizza sauce and mustard paste or if you like you can make it yourself. Here I'm using ready-made pizza sauce but I made mustard seeds' paste myself . For mustard seeds' paste I'm using yellow mustard seeds. Yellow mustard seeds are less bitter than black mustard seeds. Soak yellow mustard seeds in warm water for few minutes and then make a fine paste. Here you can use any ready-made mustard…

Mughlai Shahi Paneer (Paneer in White Gravy) by Priyanka Chaliha Bhattacharjee

I am  Mrs Priyanka Chaliha Bhattacharjee, a former PR Executive, presently a homemaker. I reside at Makum with my hubby Abhishek  and a 5 yrs old son Priyam. I'm a simple person who goes about  life as it comes, who has her imperfections. I have  an ardent interest in food which includes both eating and cooking. Today I'm going to share Mughlai Shahi Paneer  Recipe (Mughlai Paneer in White Gravy). In this recipe soft paneer cubes are simmered in rich and creamy white gravy.


Mughlai Shahi Paneer  (Paneer in White Gravy) by Priyanka Chaliha Bhattacharjee  

📎Course : Main Course  📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 20 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 20 🕞Total : 40 minutes
🍴Servings : 2
INGREDIENTS:

175 gms Paneer or cottage cheese cut into 1/2 inch cube sized pieces 2tbsp Cashews 1 medium sized Onion1/2 tsp Ginger garlic paste 1/3 tsp Green chilly paste2 Cloves3 Peppercorn 1 Bay leaf1/2 inch Cinnamon stick 1/2 tsp Shahi jeera 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Black pepper 1/2 cup Beaten…

Bottle Gourd ( Lauki) Kofta Curry Recipe

Bottle gourd is also known as lauki in Hindi and lau in Assamese, is a versatile vegetable that contains almost 96% of water. Bottle gourd is perfect for juice extraction but it is used in making many different recipes in Indian cuisine. Bottle gourd pakoras, kofta curry, sabji, halwa, thepla are some of the famous bottle gourd recipes of Indian cuisine. Bottle gourd kofta curry or Lauki kofta curry is a light tomato based spicy curry dunked with koftas made from bottle gourd.

Now what is kofta ?

 Well a Kofta is a savory ball made from minced meat or vegetables.

Bottle gourd is one of my personal favorite vegetable and I often make simple bottle gourd sabji or sometimes fish curry with bottle gourd. I become lazy these days in doing experiments in my kitchen because of taking care of my two little kids. I had a small piece of bottle gourd laying in the refrigerator and I was bored eating the same bottle gourd sabji recipe. So I decided to cook bottle gourd kofta curry.

Bottle Gourd (…

আলু পিটিকা : Aloo Pitika (Mashed potatoes recipe in Assamese)

আলু পিটিকা একেবাৰে সহজ এটি ৰেচিপি| আপোনাৰ যদি বনাবলৈ সময় নাই বা আপুনি যদি এজন অকলশৰে থকা পুৰুষ, তেনেহলে কথাই নাই, ভাততে আলু এটি দিয়ক আৰু তৃপ্তিৰে ভাত সাঁজ খাওঁক, নহয় জানো ? কিন্তু এই আলু পিটিকা যে কেৱল অসমীয়া সকলেহে খায় তেনে নহয়| ইংৰাজ বা আমেৰিকান সকলৰো প্ৰিয় এই আলু পিটিকা বা mashed potato. কিন্তু তেওঁলোকে বনোৱা আলু পিটিকা আৰু অসমীয়া আলু পিটিকাৰ মাজত পাৰ্থক্য আছে| ইংৰাজ বা আমেৰিকান সকলে বনোৱা আলু পিটিকাত মাখন বা বাটাৰ, গাখীৰ আৰু ক্ৰিম মিহলাই খায়| কিন্তু আমি অসমীয়া সকলে নিমখ, পিয়াজ, জলকীয়া আৰু মিঠাতেল দি সানি খাওঁ| আমাৰ দৰে বিহাৰী সকলেও আলু পিটিকা খায় আৰু তেওঁলোকে ইয়াক আলু চৌখা বুলি কয় |

অসমীয়া ৰন্ধন শৈলীত মিঠাতেলৰ ব্যবহাৰ অপৰিহায্য|  প্ৰত্যোক ৰন্ধন কাৰ্য্যতে মিঠাতেল ব্যৱহাৰ হয়| মিঠাতেল যিহেতু কেঁচাকৈয়ো খাব পাৰি, ইয়াক পিটিকা বা চাটনি আদিতো ব্যৱহাৰ কৰা হয়|

অসমীয়া আলু পিটিকাত সাধাৰনতে কেচা তেল আৰু  কেচা পিয়াজ দি বনোৱা হয়| কিন্তু কেচা পিয়াজ খোৱাৰ ফলত মূখ খন গোন্ধাব পাৰে |তাৰ উপৰিও কেচা নিমখ খোৱাতো স্বাস্থ্যৰ বাবে ভাল নহবও পাৰে| সেয়েহে মই আলু পিটিকা বনালে সাধাৰনতে এখন কেৰাহীত মিঠাতেল গৰম ক…

Chef's Knife : The Most Essential Kitchen Tool

Every cook has their favorite pieces of kitchen tools. Knife is the most important tool of every cook's life. A cook can use his favorite knife in his desired way. Choosing a good knife may be sometimes very difficult.  Sometimes a knife may look good but it may be not good in use. The most important thing while choosing a good knife is that you must feel comfortable while using it. It needs to be sharp and easy to be sharpen. 
Chef's Knife is a kitchen tool used to prepare food. A chef's knife is a large knife, usually about 8-10 inches long mostly made of good quality stainless steel. Chef's knife is considered to be the most important kitchen tool. Chef's knife is a western cooking tool.  We Indian generally use locally made iron knives at home. Indians don't even use cutting board. But once if you have tasted a chef's knife, you will know the importance of a chef's knife in the kitchen. I was also using locally made Indian knives in my kitchen fo…

Spicy Potato Curry Recipe

How about a simple and spicy potato curry recipe today. Well it's very easy to cook and full of flavor. Fried potato pieces are simmered in a spicy hung curd gravy. Spicy potato curry is a very popular dish in India. Whenever you don't have any other vegetables in your refrigerator you can make this easy potato curry recipe. 
 This potato curry goes well with roti,  paratha or naan (Indian bread).

I don't often cook this potato curry recipe as my husband is a diabetic patient and eating too much potatoes may not be good for his heath.  But my daughter loves to eat potatoes. So sometimes I make this simple potato curry recipe and usually serve with roti.

You can make this spicy potato curry recipe with baby potatoes also.  I have already shared another spicy baby potatoes recipe before. Click Here for the recipe.

Spicy Potato Curry  Recipe 

📎Course : Appetizer
📎Cuisine : Indian 🔪Preparation Time : 15 minutes ♨Cooking Time : 30 minutes 🕞Total : 45 minutes
🍴Servings : 4

INGRE…