Nargisi Kofta Curry Recipe – Spicy Scotched Egg Curry

Mughlai cuisine consisted a list of dishes developed in Medieval India at the time of Mughal empire. Mughlai cooking dishes are array of recipes from Central Asia and North India. Mughlai food is known for its richness, exotic taste and spiciness.

Nargisi Kofta is an another rich exotic mughlai recipe, a combination dish of mutton keema and boiled eggs. Marinated mutton keema wrapped on hard boil eggs and braised into spicy rich yogurt gravy is called Nargisi Kofta curry. It can be served with pulao, biryani or roti/parathas. It is good for parties or weekend dinner or lunch.

Serve Nargisi Kofta Curry along with Boondi Raita, Whole Wheat Lachha Paratha and Kachumber Salad for a weeknight dinner.

If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kofta recipes such as

  1. Broccoli Malai Kofta Recipe
  2. Malai Kofta Recipe
  3. Lauki Kofta Recipe
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How To Make Homemade Yogurt (Curd)

Curd or yogurt is a staple food that is used by most Indian households. We use it as a meal accompaniment, or use it as an ingredient in making many recipes. Yogurt is used in drinks like Mango Lassi Recipe or Pineapple Banana & Oat Smoothie Recipe. It is also used in curries like Doddapatre Tambuli RecipePunjabi Style Boondi Kadhi RecipeDahi Bhindi Recipe  You can use yogurt in various recipes or have it  along with either salt, black salt, or sugar.

Yogurt is a healthy food for kids and adults alike since it keeps the digestion on track and is a probiotic natural food because of lactobacillus bacteria. The curd has calcium in a more soluble and absorbable form than in milk. This makes it a healthy option to use it as a snack, side dish or as an ingredient in our foods.

Serve Homemade Yogurt (Curd) with a lunch meal of Mixed Vegetable SambarSteamed Rice and Pisarna Manga.

Homemade Yogurt (Curd) can also be used in 

  1. Dahi Ke Kebab (Yogurt/Curd Fritters – Non Fried)
  2. Stuffed Dahi Vada Recipe
  3. Thalicha Thayir Sadam Recipe (Spicy Seasoned Curd Rice)
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Bread Toast Recipe

Bread toasts, milk and fruits can be one of the most easiest recipes to whip up in the early morning for breakfast. Simple bread toast recipe made with a dollop of butter, can be used for open toast recipes or sandwich recipes. You can also make a filling of fresh chopped seasonal fruits and Fresh Strawberry Jam Recipe (Strawberry Preserve) or salad vegetables with a spread like Cashew Mayonnaise. The cooking time does not differ much with the type of bread we use for sandwich, unless the slices are too thick or thin. Remember to gently toast each slice on low-medium heat and to flip at the correct stage of toasting.

Serve the Bread Toast Recipe drizzled with honey, maple syrup, chocolate syrup, or made into delicious sandwiches like Chilli Cheese Toast RecipeSpicy Mushroom And Spring Onion Toast Recipe, preferably with a glass of milk or smoothie.

Bread Toast Recipe can be made into recipes like –

  1. Chilli Cheese Toast Recipe (Breakfast Bread Pizza)
  2. Spicy Mushroom And Spring Onion Toast Recipe
  3. Broccoli Pesto Open Toast Recipe
  4. Scrambled Paneer Sandwich Recipe
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Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe

A very special dish to most of the people in India. Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe becomes the heart of the feast during Eid festival. Biryani is very essential to all the muslim community, there are two different ways the biryani can be made, one of the famous method is the dum cooked biryani. In this, the biryani rice is parboiled before and the meat is well marinated in advance with all the spices and yogurt and cooked. A huge “Handi” or a vessel is used to cook the biryani , the cooked meat gravy is layered first and then the parboiled rice is added with lots of caramelized onions and saffron milk over it.

Use a heavy bottomed pan to assemble the mutton biryani in. The vessel which the Mutton Biryani is cooked in is sealed with a lid and the lid is held in place with some wheat dough. This prevents any steam from escaping in the vessels and hence all the flavours and aromas are trapped well inside. 

Serve the Hyderabadi Mutton Dum Biryani Recipe is serve along with boondi raita, cucumber and onion raita or mirch ka salan and Traditional Shahi Tukda Recipe – Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha for a weekend meal or party.

If you are looking for more Biryani Recipe here are some :

  1.  Peppery Mushroom Biryani Recipe
  2. Arabian Chicken Mandi Recipe
  3. Awadhi Style Chickpea Kofta Biryani Recipe
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Sabudana Khichdi Recipe-Savory Tapioca Pearl Breakfast Pudding

Sabudana Khichdi Recipe is a simple to cook and delicious to eat recipe. It is healthy and widely used as fasting food in many Indian homes. The recipe is extremely low in fat and full of starch or carbohydrates and hence is a great food for a quick boost of energy. Although it is often served in India for breaking fasts during religious festivals, it is just as delicious for a non-fasting meal. There are different varieties of tapioca available in the market; some that are translucent and there are some that are white in colour. Either one of them can be used for making this dish. The cooking time of the Sabudana varies according to the type of sabudana that you use.

Did You Know: Cooking in olive oil actually boosts your immune system, if you have children, it great to include olive oil as part of their diets, and you will see their immunity system improve & they will fall ill less often.

Serve the Sabudana Khichdi Recipe along with Nellikai Pachadi Recipe (Amla/ Gooseberry Raita) to enjoy your meal.

If you are looking for more Khichdi recipes here are some : 

  1. Gehun Ki Bikaneri Khichdi Recipe (Wheat Kernel And Moong Dal Khichdi)
  2. Khichdi With Fresh Spices Recipe
  3. Green Moong Dal Khichdi Recipe
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Hot Coffee Latte Recipe

Hot Coffee Latte Recipe is a concoction of hard brewed espresso with sweetened milk and milk foam to top it up. There is also a possibility of different latte art with this recipe. Latte and cappuccino are similar recipes but latte has leeser milk foam to that of ot milk. Some coffee is needed many times to spike up our spirits and Hot Coffee Latte Recipe seems a feel good factor and a perfect companion while you are preparing a presentation, or completing a project.

Serve Hot Coffee Latte Recipe with Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Recipe or a Spiced Saffron & Coconut Pumpkin Cake Recipe for a rainy evening.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes like

  1. South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe
  2. Vegan Instant Coffee Recipe
  3. Punjabi Style Espresso Coffee Recipe
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Bharwa Parwal Sabzi Recipe -Stuffed Pointed Gourd Dry Vegetable

Parwal also known as potol, parbal, parval or pointed gourd .Bharwa Parwal Sabzi Recipe -Stuffed Pointed Gourd Dry Vegetable is a dry vegetable prepared by stuffing parwal with a dry masala that mainly consists of besan and crushed peanuts and  basic spices. The flavours of this stuffed parwal sabzi is amazing and it makes a tasty side dish with any meal. 

Did You know: Parwal/ Pointed Gourd is a blood purifier and it helps boosts your immunity according to Ayurveda. It is also loaded with fiber and hence is good for your digestive system.

Serve the Bharwa Parwal Sabzi Recipe -Stuffed Pointed Gourd Dry Vegetable along with Tawa Paratha Recipe and Tadkewali Masoor Dal Recipe or Gujarati Kadhi  to make a complete meal.

If you like this recipe, try more recipes with parwal like

  1. Achari Aloo Parwal Sabzi Recipe (Pointed Gourd And Potato Stir Fry In Pickle Spices)
  2. Potoler Dolma Recipe (Bengali Style Stuffed Pointed Gourd Curry)
  3. Bengali Style Chal Potol Recipe (Pointed Gourd and Potato with Yogurt Gravy Recipe)
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Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe – Black Eyed Peas Curry

Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe which is a Maharashtrian Style Black Eyed Peas Curry is made with Black Eyed Peas which is the most common lentil used in most of the Indian households. The curry is a homemade spice curry made with fresh coconut, fennel seeds, and coriander seeds.

The Chavali Chi usal is usually had with steamed rice and a Kokum curry which is a great combination for an afternoon meal.

Serve the Maharashtrian Chavali Chi Usal Recipe can be had with steamed rice, Kokum curry for your Sunday lunch.

If you are looking for more more Maharashtrian recipes here are some: 

  1. Maharashtrian Bharleli Vaangi Recipe (Stuffed Roasted Aubergines)
  2. Maharashtrian Kanda Poha Recipe
  3. Maharashtrian Aloo Bhujne Recipe (Potato Stir Fry)
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Maharastrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe – Stuffed Bhindi With Coconut

Maharashtrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe is a simple stuffed ladies finger with freshly ground Goda masala spices along with fresh coconut and coriander. The ladies finger is stuffed with this mixture and then sautéed on a flat tawa till it is soft and cooked. You can also pack it in your Lunch Box along with a Tawa Paratha.

Serve the Maharashtrian Style Bharli Bhindi Recipe along with Tawa paratha, Smoked Dal Makhani Dhaba Style Recipe and Boondi Raita to enjoy your everyday dinner. 

If you are looking for more Ladies Finger Recipes, here are some that you can make for your everyday meals:

  1. Andhra Style Vendakaya Charu Recipe (Ladies Finger Rasam Recipe)
  2. Bendekaayi Gojju (Lady Finger In Coconut Curry) Recipe
  3. Bhindi Masala Curry Recipe
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