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Baked Chicken and Vegetables

This recipe comprises of baked chicken and vegetables tossed with spices, and made in one baking tray so it’s simple, healthy and delicious. Have been trying to eat healthy for the past month or so. It’s been tough. Not that the food is bland or tasteless. I am NOT going to let that happen. But what I find challenging is figuring out what to cook and the meal prep involved. Just to give you an idea here’s what a regular…

This comforting Shepherd's Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top.
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Shepherd’s Pie

This comforting Shepherd’s Pie consists of a layer of chicken mince with vegetables, a light sprinkle of cheese and creamy mashed potatoes on top. The chill of winter makes me want to make comfort food. Simple recipes, with rich flavors and lots of carbs. Nothing fancy. Just something in which a big spoon could be dug right into. All these thoughts in my mind made me come up with this Shepherd’s Pie recipe. I made it for friends at a…

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Peri Bites

Peri Bites are green chilies stuffed with chicken & cheese; dipped in breadcrumbs and fried till golden. They make you ask for a glass of water but you still keep asking for more. It’s the month of Ramazan and as much as we plan not to, we end up focusing on the food. Every year I think that this year I am going to keep it simple; not spend much time in the kitchen and eat healthy. But inevitably I…

A staple Pakistani meal, aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy. It can be served with roti or rice.
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Pakistani aloo keema | Potato with mincemeat

A staple Pakistani meal, aloo keema is made using minced meat (aka keema) and potatoes in a dry gravy. It can be served with roti or rice. I love aloo keema! Not plain keema or matar keema or piyaaz keema. What I love love is aloo keema. I know this entire recipe can be made with matar (aka peas) but it just won’t be the same till there’s at least one potato in it! That’s also why this recipe states…

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Granola Crusted Chicken Tenders

This delicious & healthy recipe features baked granola crusted chicken tenders that are made using artisanal granola from Nora got Sweet Tooth. About nine months back or so I saw this advert by a new home caterer who was planning to introduce granola and meusli. The advert piqued my interest because I love granola and it is the easiest breakfast possible. Add yoghurt/milk and you are done. A few days later I messaged her to ask for the prices. She…

Paneer Reshmi Handi. This decadent chicken dish with its rich & creamy sauce flavored with coconut & green chili’s is just the thing to impress friends & family.
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Paneer Reshmi Handi

Inspired by the version at Kolachi, this recipe of paneer reshmi handi consists of boneless chickenin a rich & creamy sauce flavored with coconut & green chili’s. Just the thing to impress friends & family. If a visitor comes to Karachi and you have to take them to just one restaurant in the city where would you go? Kolachi. That’s pretty much the answer everyone would give. Why? Is it because of: The ambiance or The food or The service…

This simple recipe will take you back to the Desi chicken patties you used to get from the corner bakery. Crisp & flaky puff golden pastry filled with shredded chicken in a creamy white sauce.
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Desi Chicken Patties

This simple recipe will take you back to the Desi chicken patties you used to get from the corner bakery. Crisp & flaky puff golden pastry filled with shredded chicken in a creamy white sauce. Fresh from the bakery oven, these Desi chicken patties were (still are) one of my favorite childhood snacks. Crispy puff pastry that kept on flaking with every bite, the ‘milky’ chicken filling and the top circle of puff pastry that we would eat plain or…