Category Archive: Recipes

Apr 03

Indian Chinese: Chicken in hot garlic sauce

Continuing with the series on Indian Chinese dishes, here is the recipe for chicken in hot garlic sauce. This will serve two. Ingredients 250 grams or 1/2 lb. boneless chicken. If you prefer chicken with bone, 4 chicken drumsticks should be good. 1 tbsp. hot chili sauce 4 cloves garlic, shredded 1/2 inch ginger pieces, julienned (or …

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Apr 02

Indian Chinese: Fried Rice

Chinese food is quite popular across the globe. Its flavors and ingredients find favor with different palates, and make it a popular choice. However, most food that we have as ‘Chinese food’ isn’t really what Chinese people eat. A lot of preparations and ingredients are modified so that we can enjoy the taste according to what …

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Apr 01

Six snack ideas for the IPL matches

The Indian Premier League matches begin on the 3rd of April and I am sure most of the cricket buffs out there are anxiously waiting for them to begin. I think cricket Is a great sport! And the craze and enthusiasm for IPL is just awesome! Its a great opportunity to get together and spend an evening …

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Mar 31

Health Foods A-Z: Water Chestnut

Water Chestnut

Water chestnut or Singhada is a crunchy, juicy fruit of the Trapa plant. In India, you can find these sold with other vegetables. I remember walking past mounds of these green singharas looking beautiful. Since they are only available for 2-3 months in a year, they have not gained the popularity they deserve. Not only are …

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Mar 31

Health Foods A-Z: Vinegar

Multi purpose vinegar

Vinegar is a wonderful all round ingredient to any household. Not only is it great to add a tangy flavor to any dish or salad dressing, its also a great cleaning agent. Also, vinegar (diluted with water) also works very well as a solution for skin infections, and as a disinfectant. Its uses are truly plenty. And for …

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