Category Archives: One-Dish

Stir Fry Sesame Chicken  Healthy and Light
Stir Fry Sesame Chicken Healthy and Light

My version is without any sugar or cornstarch, low on salt and includes lot of vegetable along with chicken which makes it lighter and crunchy. Made under 15 minutes and can be stored in refrigerator for 3-4 days. Best served fresh along with your choice of side.

Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop Risotto With Truffle Oil
Pan Seared Hokkaido Scallop Risotto With Truffle Oil

Beautifully pan seared exterior gave way to tender moist flesh that remained succulent inside. The decadent plumpy Hokkaido Scallops were further enhanced by the scented truffle oil that’s out of this world. Accented by Parmesan Cheese, the Japanese rice was rich in flavour with bites from the shitake mushrooms and asparagus.

Baked Pasta in a Bun
Baked Pasta in a Bun

My take on simple Buns….I added some fun!! Now add pasta excitement together with a bun :- ))

Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza
Veggies and Cheese Overload Pizza

Pizza …Pizza… It’s a treat…Pizza … Pizza … Fun to eat… Stringy gooey cheese so yummy… All the veggies in my tummy… Aah ! How much I love pizzas… And what a delight my 3 year olds love them too… Souvik has finally learnt to enjoy the pizza… And therefore its now a treat at […]

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Macaroni Cheese Pie

An eggless short crust pastry filled with macaroni and cheese From the original site: This Friday I planned for Macaroni Cheese Pie, actually first I thought of Mac and Cheese, then I searched my pantry for required ingredients but unfortunately I had no good cheese in hand so dropped the idea but then found some […]

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Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

Blackened chicken breast tossed with creamy alfredo pasta. Baked and topped with a thick layer of parmesan and cheddar cheese. Get the Recipe: Cajun Chicken Pasta Bake

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Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

This is the healthy version of the Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup which is made using cream however I’ve omitted the cream yet keeping the taste a priority. This soup can be served hot or cold along with bread / rice or pasta. From the original site: Here comes the “Long Weekend” and this surely […]

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Extraordinary Long Beans Rice

This flavourful long beans rice is pretty common in many Malaysians ‘ home especially the Chinese. I’ll have to say this kind of one pot rice is too pretty famous among all busy moms’. Its easy & hassle free. Get the Recipe: Extraordinary Long Beans Rice

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No Alarm Chili

This chili dish is perfect for a cold day after work and you want something that is not only delicious, but also quick and easy. To be completely honest, this recipe does not taste like it only takes 20 minutes to prepare. Get the Recipe: No Alarm Chili

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Red Wine Risotto

Jewel-red, deeply flavored and perfect with beef or roasted meats, Red Wine Risotto makes an elegant Christmas dinner. This is going to be your wowser holiday dish! Get the Recipe: Red Wine Risotto

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Paneer Jalfrezi

In recent years Paneer Jalfrezi or Mixed Vegetable Jalfrezi has gained quite a rank in popularity charts of vegetarian dishes in India but like me most of the Paneer Jalfrezi lovers does not know what does the word “Jalfrezi means”, earlier I use to think Jalfrezi is some kind of special spice used to season […]

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Punjabi Malai Paneer – Cottage Cheese in White Gravy

This typical Punjabi dish can be found in menu at most of the restaurant serving Indian food though sometimes name could be different like Safeed Paneer, Paneer Kesarwala or Cream Paneer but the soft and mouth melting curry with delicate flavors and subtle spices is always the same. Ingredients: 250 Gm Paneer, cut into cubes […]

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Chipotle Chicken and Noodles Slow Cooker

Good things come to those who wait. This especially holds true when creating this slow cooker Chipotle Chicken and Noodle recipe. Personally, I like to put everything into the cooker when I wake up, so I have a delicious hot dinner waiting for me when I return from a long, hard, cold day of work. […]

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Thick and Chunky Chicken Stew

Autumn comfort food at its finest: This a hearty, delicious stew filled with vegetables, chicken and mushrooms in a thick, gravy-like broth. Ingredients: * 2 and 1/2 pounds of skinless, boneless, thinly sliced chicken breasts, cut into bite sized chunks (You can always pound them out thin yourself) *1/2 cup flour * 1 Heaping teaspoon […]

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Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce)

“Shahi Paneer Capsicum” (Cottage Cheese+Bell Peppers in thick cream sauce) is my ALLLL Time Fav vegetarian entree and if you have grown up in “Northern” part of India, you very well know what I’m talking about ;) From the original site: This is the BIG DADDY of vegetarian dishes from India, creamy, tasty and yes […]

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Gordon Ramsay Style Leek And Mushroom Pasta

In one of the episodes, Gordon shared ‘Quick TV Dinners’ – Mushroom and Leek Pasta, Farfalle with ricotta, pancetta & peas, Tagliatelle with quick sausage meat bolognaise, Spaghetti with chilly, sardines & oregano and Sweet corn fritters & yoghurt dip, for his Mushroom and Leek Pasta he used Lasagna sheets and I loved the way […]

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Classic Vegetable Cheese Pizza

Pizza or Pittsa, what Italians called it, has bowled over the whole world with bready, cheesy and spicy flavors. The origins of Pizza can be traced back to Romans, when they baked flat bread called Focaccia(see recipe here) and called it Picea, yes you read it write Focaccia is the inspiration for Pizza. The modern […]

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Paneer Makhani – No Onion, No Garlic

Paneer Makhani in taste is very much similar to Butter Chicken with rich and creamy gravy slightly on a sweet side, this time while cooking Paneer Makhani I decided to give it a twist by not using onion and garlic, I feel we should keep on challenging ourselves than only mind can come up with […]

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Saffron Pomegranate Rice

This is a very quick, easy one pot meal, which can be made in a jiffy ( if you have the basic ingredients- saffron and pomegranate) when some unexpected surprise guests attack you. Also it looks beautifull- presented with the pomegranate airils and aroma of saffron. And no, it does not taste like sweet rice […]

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Roasted Hatch Chile & Corn Chowder

Soup in the summer? You bet when Hatch chiles are in season! Roasted Hatch Chile and Corn Chowder is a seasonal (and regional) treat to savor. From the original site: When it’s Hatch chile season, many of us in the Southwest get excited. Hatch chiles are grown in the Hatch Valley of New Mexico.People roast […]

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Make Your Own Tasty Nando’s Peri-Peri Garlic Baked Wings!

It’s Sourish, it’s Spicy, it’s Finger-licking Good!!! These peri-peri sauces are enough to bring gusto to a drab dish, fire to a boring meal & passions into thousands of kitchen in the world! Get the Recipe: Make Your Own Tasty Nando’s Peri-Peri Garlic Baked Wings!

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Braised Pork Bellies With Abalone In Claypot

The sweet & savoury flavours from the mouth-watering pork bellies & the mollusc, rounded out by gentle heat from chilli padi were a knock-out! It was a match made in heaven, ten abalones are definitely not enough! Get the Recipe: Braised Pork Bellies With Abalone In Claypot

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40 Meals in 4 Hours

Crock Pot Freezer cooking is the way for a busy family to do it! Take an afternoon and you can put together 40 meals all ready to go into the crock pot! Get the Recipe: 40 Meals in 4 Hours