Punjabi Dal Makhani (Black Dal)

Dal Makhani (Black Dal) a popular dish from Punjab is a buttery and creamy, silky and luscious gravy with subtle spices and balanced flavours. The humble dal gets restaurant-style status when it comes to Punjabi Dal Makhani. Dal (dried lentils) in all its varieties is pure comfort food. Popular across


Almond and Rice Pudding (Pakistani Badam Kheer)

Almond and Rice Pudding or Badaam Kheer is one of my favourite Pakistani/Indian dessert recipes. It is very similar to the English Rice Pudding, is easy to make and quite popular in the Subcontinent. This creamy almond and rice pudding recipe is my take on the traditional kheer (rice pudding) giving


Easy Homemade Pizza Sauce (from Scratch)

If you love pizza as much as I do, you will love this easy, homemade pizza sauce. In the past, we have used store-bought pizza sauce but I always wanted to make my own because then we could easily balance the flavour, make it rich, saucy, and thick the way


Crispy Vegetable Macaroni Parcels

Crispy Vegetable Macaroni Parcels also are known as box patties or samosa squares. These parcels are generously filled with flavourful Indo-Chinese style vegetable macaroni. The delicious filling is packed inside samosa sheets in the shape of a parcel, covered in breadcrumbs and deep-fried until golden and crisp. These crispy vegetable


Potato and Egg Croquettes

Take a break from chicken and meat. Try this recipe for Potato and Egg Croquettes, golden and crispy on the outside and soft in the centre, mildly spiced and full of flavour. It’s a perfect appetizer, kid-friendly snack and is freezer-friendly too. This is the first recipe that I learnt


Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake with Béchamel Sauce

Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake with Bechamel sauce is easy, cheesy comfort food with a little kick of heat and spice. What makes this chicken pasta bake AMAZING is the warm, luscious Bechamel Sauce (also known as White Sauce) and of course lots of cheese. This Creamy Pasta with spicy Chicken

Chinese Egg Rolls

Chinese Egg Rolls

Chinese Egg rolls and wraps are timeless appetizers or meal, a great evening snack or party finger food. The best part is that Egg rolls are so easy to make at home! These restaurant delicious Chinese egg rolls are loaded with chicken and veggies, smothered in Asian sauces all wrapped


Swirly Cinnamon Roll Knots with Cream Cheese Glaze

Are you craving something sweet, warm, buttery and decadent? I have the perfect recipe to satisfy those craving. These Swirly Cinnamon Roll Knots are scrumptious, gooey, cinnamony and all things cinnamon rolls (cinnabons) minus the long baking process. Yes, this is a short-cut recipe that you can easily whip up

Appetizers & Snacks Food

Pakistani Style Dahi Bhalla Chaat with a twist

Dahi Bhalla Chaat is a popular street food from Pakistan and India. Also known by names like Dahi Vada or Dahi Baray it is an appetizing Chaat dish that is enjoyed by everyone. Here’s my take on this popular street food – presenting Square-shaped Dahi Bhalla Chaat! Traditionally Dahi Bhalla/Dahi Vada is made by fried Urad Dal (lentil) dumplings, that are then


Braided Tandoori Chicken Bread

This no-bake, no dough braided tandoori chicken bread is so easy to make. It’s such a fancy and delicious snack and a crowd-pleaser. You won’t believe it how easy it is to make this braided chicken bread. The things I miss the most about Pakistani food is the street food