Honey BBQ Chicken Wings

I was in the US for a work assignment for three months. US is known for its meat and I have had the opportunity to try out some superbly appetizing chicken and pork dishes. Among all these, there was a recipe that stood out. It was pork cooked in BBQ sauce from a place called ‘Smokeys’.

I found it so mouth watering-ly delicious that I could have it for breakfast too. Pork for breakfast, LOL my mom will freak out if she gets to hear this.

Anyway, so I cooked this BBQ chicken dish for a house party. My friends loved it so much that they actually fought over the left over sauce.  So here is the pretty simple but mind blowing recipe for you to try out this weekend!

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Mutton and vegetables in wine

This is a really simple mutton dish slow cooked in wine. Cooking time will exceed 1 hour, so if you are looking for a quick recipe, this is not the one. But if you have time and are looking for something to satisfy your soul, this recipe is absolutely worth a try. Bursting with flavors, the melt in your mouth mutton pieces will give you the utmost pleasure.

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Mutton Lahori

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Mutton, when cooked well can give you such a high! The soft succulent pieces of meat that melts in your mouth can bring a satisfaction like no other. I can live in its memories for the next few days!

Here I present to you my most favorite mutton recipe, second only to the Assamese style mutton curry (Recipe for which will be uploaded soon).

Ingredients for mutton lahori:

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Pan fried chicken in mushroom sauce

I love french food, well who doesn’t. The rich creaminess, the slight acidic flavour of the wine, and of course the cheese!

So yesterday when a friend was visiting for dinner, I prepared some chicken in mushroom sauce and served it with mashed potatoes and garlic bread.

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This is one recipe that I can swear by ! Please go ahead and give it a try:

Here goes the recipe:

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Banana yogurt cake/pie

The last Sunday was a stay at home day for me and my husband.  While my husband can spend his entire day sleeping or slouching on the bean bag watching TV, I can only manage a few hours like that. I need to do at least something other than resting the whole day (laborer syndrome, maybe ? 😛 )

While mulling over whether to read a book or finish a series I started, I saw some ripe yellow bananas and decided that I’m craving a banana cake, yes decided 😀

That’s how I baked this very very moist banana cake (Sorry for the bad picture quality):

 

Here is the sweet and simple recipe for this:

Ingredients:

  1. 1 1/3rd cup flour . I used 1/2 cup wholewheat flour, 1/2 cup all purpose flour and then again 1/3 cup all purpose flour .
  2. 75 gms butter.  (Take the small Amul butter packet and cut away most of the block and use it)
  3. 1 cup sugar
  4. 3 bananas , mashed
  5. 1/2 cup Yogurt/plain curd at room temperature
  6. 2 tea spoons Baking powder
  7.  Two eggs
  8. Vanilla Essence

Process:

  1. Melt the butter.
  2. Mix the butter an sugar with a whisk/spoon
  3. Crack two eggs in the mixture and keep whisking.
  4. Fold in the flour into this mixture and add baking power.
  5. Into this mixture, add the mashed bananas and the yogurt.
  6. Mix well and make sure there are no lumps.
  7. Add the vanilla essence and mix some more.
  8. Preheat the over to 180 degrees C and bake for around 35 minutes.
  9. If you do not have a convection oven, you can microwave it for around 8-10 minutes (check with a fork if the inside of the cake has cooked) .

Relish it with a hot cup of tea 🙂

Chicken Dum biryani

Chicken Dum biryani

Indians are crazy for their Biryanis; and I am no different . I have a weak point though, I have an affinity only for biryanis which are moist, with melt-in-your mouth pieces of chicken!! Slurrp..

So the other day, my friends were coming over for the India Pakistan match and I wanted to have a quick fix dinner, and not spend a lot of time in the kitchen preparing chicken , rice and an accompanying dish separately. So I decided to go for biryani. Husband asked me how do I expect a biryani to be a quick fix, inspite of having cooked it before, and I’m sure you have the same question. So I’m sharing with you a recipe which doesn’t involve too much labour ,and can be prepared within 1 hour.

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