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Chicken & Potato Gravy

Chicken & Potato gravy is a tasty and spicy gravy which goes perfect with plain rice and Roti. Onions are ground into fine paste along with spices to give a flavourful curry. I have used very less spices ( elachi and lavang) to avoid the overpowering of masala taste. Grinding onions and tomatoes gives a thick delicious gravy and also enhances the flavour.


Ingredients :

250 gms Boneless Chicken, Cut into small piece
2 Potatoes, Cut into pieces
2 Onions, chopped
1 Elachi
1 Lavang
2 Bay leaves
2 Tsp Ginger garlic paste
2 Tomatoes, chopped
1/4 Tsp Turmeric powder
1 Tsp Red chilli powder ( Adjust according to taste bud )
1 Tsp Coriander powder
1/2 Tsp Cumin powder
2 Tbsp Curd
Salt to taste
2 - 3 Tbsp Oil

Method :

Grind chopped onions along with lavang ( Clove ) and elachi into fine paste. Keep aside.

Grind tomatoes into fine paste and keep aside.

Heat oil in a non stick pan and add bay leaves followed by the ground onion paste and ginger garlic paste.

Saute till the onion paste turns light brown colou…

Peas & Sausage stuffed Pastry Cup

It's almost a month I did blogging. May month was really hectic for me in both health and travel wise but still, the one event which I never miss is my favourite Shhh Cooking Secretly Challenge which happens every month with an interesting theme. Likewise, our May month theme was Stuffed recipes and I was paired with a Wonderful blogger Sharanya Palanisshami from Sara's Tasty Buds. Peas and one ingredient of my choice were given as the secret ingredients by her and I chose sausage as my second ingredient. Likewise, Check out her page too to view an interesting recipe prepared by her using the secret ingredients given by me.


Sausage and Peas stuffed pastry cups is an interesting party snacks filled with pea - cheese puree and grated sausages. The fresh peas are boiled along with garlic pods and made into puree by adding cheese. I have added mozzarella cheese as it gives a nice texture to the puree. The sausages are sautéed along with fresh rosemary herbs which gives a lovely f…

Apple & Tomato Salad using Chickpeas Dressing

I was excited to get paired up with one of my favourite blogger Rafeeda from "thebigsweettooth.com" for Shh Cooking Secretly Challenge after a very long time. I love all her recipes and especially food pictures which shows the exact texture of the dish. I had to mention that she is a very cool person and also a wonderful baker.  As I had mentioned in lots of my Shh Cooking Secretly Challenge series posts about the rules, this time I was given Apple and Chickpeas as my secret ingredients. And the theme was Salads which is very much apt to this Summer season. By using Apples and Chickpeas, I prepared a quick and tasty salad and hope, I did justice to it . Instead of adding chickpeas in my salad, I gave a twist by preparing dressing using it to give a creamy texture to the salad. And also, the addition of fresh basil leaves gives a refreshing flavour.

Check out of my Co-blogger page to view a wholesome healthy and yummy salad prepared out of Avocado and Tomato, which was given…