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About Hina Gujral

Indian Food Blogger, professional Food Stylist, Food Photographer and freelance food consultant.

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Sweet and Savory Plum Chicken

Plum Chicken, full of flavors, sweet, sour, spicy, tangy actually with each bite of chicken all those spices with plum create a medley of flavors in your mouth and you end up licking your fingers or I should frame it this way it is finger licking good. From the original site: Inspiration for this plum […]

Low Fat Plum Brownies

I searched for some low calorie recipe of brownie and end up with this Low Fat version, with some plums in hand and frozen cranberries I got excited about adding a splash of red with plums and cranberries in my brownie, with this Plum Brownie I think I should end my Plum experiments until next […]

Pad Thai (Flat Noodles with Vegetables)

These Pad Thai Noodles is a fusion of Chinese and Thai flavors creating dynamic flavors and brilliant color. This recipe is simple, quick and totally exotic, which is a refreshing change from regular stir-fried noodles, which I am quite bored now. From the original site: Don’t be scared by the number of red chilies used, […]

Orange Iced Tea with Mint and Lime

Last year a friend of mine from Hong Kong got a packet of Chinese tea leaves called “Poli”, I am not a tea lover so never used it but few days while reshuffling all those kitchen cabinets I saw that tea leaves packet lying all alone in one dark corner, and so this how it […]

Roasted Rosemary and Garlic Potatoes

Rosemary and garlic combination is marriage made in heaven, though both are strong and over powering flavors still they compliment each other so well like a perfect couple. These potato wedges are super easy to make and end result is crisp from outside and tender from inside potato wedges. Ingredients: 4 Large Potatoes, washed and […]

Glossary of Whole Spices

There is a whole variety of whole spices available all over the world, but these are a few that you’ll likely find in every Indian household and are very commonly used in everyday cooking. From the original site: Complex flavors are built up in mixtures by using whole spices that compliment each other. Successfully making […]

Chocolate Mousse

I thought of many desert recipes for the Valentine’s Day but I myself never prefer to get into baking mess at the last minute of my romantic meal so Chocolate Mousse is perfect desert for me when you want to sit, relax and enjoy your desert rather than concentrating on your oven. Prepare Chocolate Mousse […]

Eggless Chocolate Brownies

From time to time my readers keep on requesting for eggless baking recipes which are not so frequent at my place until and unless I am baking for somebody who does not eat eggs. Few days back one of my husband’s colleague came for dinner and she is pakka Marwari but she loves to get […]

Homemade Thai Masaman Curry Paste

The flavoring for Massaman curry is called Massaman curry paste although ready-made pastes are now readily available but with all those artificial flavoring they are nothing in taste compared to homemade pastes prepared with fresh ingredients. From the original site: This Masaman Paste is much more spicier than other Thai Curry Pastes so do not […]

Orangish Chocolatish Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon rolls were in my baking list from a long time but don’t know why I never made them though I really really love them, in my opinion they are one of the perfect treats to enjoy with coffee and they fit in so well in the breakfast, brunch and tea time menu, they are […]

Paneer Pasanda

The word “Pasanda” means every one’s favorite and as the name suggests this paneer delicacy is adored by everyone who tastes it. The different pastes used to make the gravy add their own distinct flavors which combine to create a dish like non other. As usual I have made certain changes in the recipe, the […]

Pastry Creme Layered Orange Marmalade Cake

With some Nagpur Oranges in hand and a bottle of orange marmalade lying in the fridge for a while the first and the obvious choice was an Orange Marmalade Cake, tanginess of orange, sweetness of pastry cream and bitterness of marmalade make this cake a perfect tea time treat. This Pastry Cream or you could […]

Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Some dishes never lose their glory nor they are ever out of trend, one such classic desert is Gajar Ka Halwa, winter specialty of Indian households though carrots are available all round the year but only during winters market is flooded with those juicy, sweet and long deep orange carrots. These winter carrots have all […]

Simply Hummus

These days I am kinda obsessed with Mediterranean dishes, I feel there is something succulent about subtle and aromatic Mediterranean flavors, you just can’t have enough of it. Like Baba Ganoush, Hummus is also another Mediterranean dip made out of humble ingredients – chickpeas, olive oil and tahini (sesame paste). Hummus is an Arabic word […]

Mediterranean Delight Falafel

This Falafel recipe is my idea of tasty, comfort food – just load up the tortillas with falafel, grilled veggies and tuck in!!! These versatile chickpea patties can be served just like that with any spicy dip or make a great vegetarian filling for tortillas and pita breads. Falafel is a common dish eaten throughout […]

Homemade Chai Ka Masala (Tea Spice)

This year for the first time I made Tea Masala at home luckily I had all the ingredients required in hand. A dash of Tea Masala can be used in cinnamon rolls, pumpkin pie, trifles or pumpkin cake, instead of opening different jars of spices it is always easy to add a teaspoon of Tea […]

Three Beans Salad

Beans are powerhouse of protein and have significant amount of soluble fiber, which is helpful in keeping blood cholesterol low. In India, beans are an integral part of our daily diet but we always prefer them in spicy curries along with rice or chapatti, till recently for me also beans means Rajma Masala or Lobia […]

Cream of Garlic Soup

Unlike French Onion Soup onions need not to be browned over a low flame for this recipe therefore I consider it a great quick weeknight soup also. Meanwhile you are preparing for the main course the soup is ready and then the whole family can sit around, enjoy soup and share how was the day. […]

Strawberry and Apple Crumble

With Strawberries in season and winter at it’s peak nothing is more comforting than Crumble for desert. So this is the first desert I made in the new year, wish the year is also full of colors and freshness. Ingredients: Ingredients: 2 firm apples, peeled and chopped ½ Cup strawberries, chopped (or more if you […]

Spiced Almond Cookies

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made […]

Traditional Christmas Fruit & Rum Cake

I can’t believe it’s almost end of the year and finally I am baking the most awaited cake of the year, the traditional Christmas Cake, which is one of my favorite cakes from my childhood days but I baked this for the first time and it is simply decadent. Ingredients: Candied Fruits to be soaked […]

Christmas Themed Pumpkin Cake

With Christmas just a few days away and my traditional Christmas Cake yet not gone into the oven, all thanks to my winter laziness and with the beginning of holiday season lot of friends drop by to wish us early Christmas before leaving for holidays and also winter break started for many of the kiddies […]

Stir Fried Raw Banana Curry

Raw Banana does not need much time to cook or soften so while cooking does not add too much water, otherwise it will mashed up. The nature of raw banana is very much similar to potato, the same bland taste, quick to cook and prone to blackening while left cut for a longer time. Also, […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifles

As already winters started everywhere, after Thanksgiving market is flooded with different variety of Pumpkins, whether it is Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Bread, Roasted Pumpkin Soup or Pumpkin Cheesecake, dishes with Pumpkin are always an all time classic. After making trifles I had some Pumpkin Puree in hand so I made Mini Pumpkin Cakes and decorated […]

Whole Wheat Coffee Chocolate Cake

As a home baker, I always try to substitute All Purpose Flour with whole grains, especially in breads or muffins but sometimes it is inevitable to replace All Purpose Flour to get the perfect end results. Many a times my friends complain about denser texture of whole grain cakes, breads and muffins, what I learnt […]