Month: February 2016

Peas and Scallion Rice

I had peas. I had scallions. And I was awfully bored to cook a detailed meal. I’m sure, by now I’ve established myself as a super-lazy cook…but, with astute shortcuts to healthy and delicious food 😛 Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups long grain/ basmati rice A cup of chopped…

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Tender Slow-cooked Chicken Curry

We always tend to rain praises over the tender, melt-in-the-mouth delectable chicken dishes that we so relish in restaurants. Slow cooking is the secret! It’s the perfect way to cook chicken that’s packed with flavor, is far from chewy and just melts in your mouth. The chicken I bought this time was adequately adiposed 🙂 .This only helped add…

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Creamy Potato Gratin

Sometimes, many times, names of the dishes are so ornate and exotic, they just seem out-of-the-world, elusive and very very difficult to make. But really, they are not. Like this one where potato rules. Originated in France and sounds so fancifully European, but with all the readily available shelf ingredients, it can be easily made back…

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Banana Chocochip Muffins

More than I love eating muffins, I love making them. Reason – they are the fruits of, well, totally no labor 😛 My Banana Chocochip muffins are notoriously dark, incredibly moist and ridiculously yum. Love the way the dark shiny inside peeks from the crevices. Banana gives that needed moistness and extra flavor, while the choc-chips just melt in your…

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