Eggs – an all time favorite as a dish, as a snack, as a batter and as a wholesome food. Here are four tips for you which will make life easier with this white wonder! read more
Cooking becomes much easier and fun with these tips learnt over a period of time. I have included many more useful tips in mu book. they can be found at the end of each book. They will help you to cook faster, save on time and solve much of the kitchen issues. These are not only on cooking but on storing, buying and serving food. read more
Spice is a way of life in India. India has been exporting spices all over the world for thousands of years. Every day we are touched by spices in one form or the other. Be it in the morning chai with cardamom or the fabulous five course dinner at a hotel spice is always the necessary ingredient. Spice is also beneficial when taken in moderation. In India spice trade is controlled by the Spice Board.
The basic common ingredients that you will need for Chicken preparation are Ginger and Garlic Paste which can be made at home also by blending in a mixer. You can add some hot oil to store them in your refrigerator. Whole black pepper, dried red chili, cumin, coriander, fennel, carom, nigella seeds are used in many recipes which you can get from an Indian Store if you live outside India. Cardamom, cinnamon, cloves are required in most dishes to add that special flavor – you can follow the Home made spice mix section included in my book to make and store your own Garam Masala mix. read more
The chicken is marinated in curd and seasoned with tandoori masala. It is moderately hot, but the heat is reduced in most Western nations. Cayenne pepper, red chili powder or Kashmiri red chilli powder is used to give it a fiery red hue. A higher amount of Turmeric produces an orange colour. In some modern versions, both red and yellow food colourings are used. It is traditionally cooked at high temperatures in a tandoor (clay oven), but can also be prepared on a traditional barbecue grill. read more