Featured Recipes


 Masala Khichdi | Khandeshi Masala Bhaath

10 Dec 2017

Khandeshi Masala Khichadi is a one -pot comfort meal traditionally a maharashtrian dish.
Masala Khichdi is a spicy variation of simple khichdi with heavenly flavors.This khicidi is simple to cook and very easily done in pressure cooker. It can be served with papad but it tastes divine when served traditionally with Marathi pickles like ‘Teecha’. So do try this recipe and please share me your feedback.


Paneer cutlets/Paneer Patties

04 Dec 2017

Paneer cutlet recipe, easy to prepare crisp cutlets made with cottage cheese (paneer) ,potatoes and corn mixed with spices,coated in breadcrumbs and shallow fried.
They are a very popular Indian snack dish that can also be served as an appetizer.
Elders as well as kids will surely love this recipe that is made using paneer and potatoes and can be served as after school snacks.


Chicken Jalfrezi

15 Nov 2017

Chicken Jalfrezi is tender juicy chunks of mild hot chicken curry cooked in a spicy tomato sauce
studded with stir-fried peppers and onions.This richly flavored jalfrezi with capsicum and onion ,
tastes best with chapati rice, but you can also serve it with steamed rice.


Vegetable Cheese Sandwich(Kids Lunch box ideas)

13 Nov 2017

Vegetable cheese sandwich is very simple and quick sandwich which doesn’t need any cooking as they are prepared using raw vegetables. You can either have them raw without toasting it or can be made on a griddle or tawa. You an use any vegetables of your choice with an addition of cheese.


Avocado Cheese Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)

12 Nov 2017

Two of my favorite avocado and cheese, so I tried to combine the two in a sandwich.And to my surprise it turned out to be the delicious and stunning avocado cheesy sandwich.This sandwich is very nutritious and has all the melted, cheesy flavor with added benefits of avocado which adds healthy monounsaturated fats.
This sandwiches makes a very healthy lunch box for kids in school or as a snacks after school.


Fruit Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)

11 Nov 2017

Fruit sandwich makes a filling snacks ,just cut the fruits, apply cream to the bread slices, and assemble the sandwich. Kids love this sandwich due to its sweet taste. So if your kids are not fond of fruits , this is the best way to make them eat.
You can add any type of non-citrus fruits to this sandwich.So if you are looking for something healthier for kids, this is the best  lunch box ideas or snacks for your kids.You can pack them with any fruits This sandwich is inspired from Japanese cuisine.If you have never had a Japanese Fruit Sandwich, try it.


Nutella Banana Sandwich (Kids Lunch box ideas)

10 Nov 2017

Yes, it?s a Nutella and banana sandwich fried in butter. This recipe is very simple and easy and will make a very enjoyable lunch box meal for your
kids. You can also serve them as after school snacks if you are in real rush.
Try this yummy delicious chocolaty nutella sandwich and let me know your experience.

Vegetable Dum Biryani

6 Nov 2017

Dum veg biryani recipe ­ an aromatic, lightly spiced restaurant style dum vegetable biryani recipe.Vegetable Dum biryani is inspired from traditional Hyderabadi Dum biryani style. This is the most famous , aromatic and flavorful rice loved by all veg lovers.This biryani is vegetarians dream come true , enjoying the famous dum biryani cooked with vegetables.Traditionally this biryani is cooked in three steps :first step involves cooking basmati rice , second cooking vegetables biryani gravy or whole spices and curd and the third involves the most important step the cooking layered rice and vegetables and fried onions.


Halloween Cup cakes

31st Oct 2017

Treat your loved ones with a scary and cute decorated Halloween cupcakes. Cup cakes with these spooky spiders , monster faces will perfectly suit your Halloween party needs.
Watch step by step how to prepare these creepy but yet yummy cupcakes.

Come fall in love with these creepy sweet delicious cup cakes.


Halloween Cake Pops

31st Oct 2017

Halloween Cake Pops decorated like a pumpkin ghosts make a great treat to bake up for your Halloween Party.They also make a great homemade treat for those special Trick-or-Treaters.
I like to make my cake pops from scratch, they taste so much better but this time I used ready cake mix to save some time and and prepared homemade butter cream icing.For the coating I usually use white chocolate and food coloring,

but I just couldn’t get the right colour of orange so I did have to use candy melts for pumpkins and green and red candy melts for ghosts that I purchased at a nearby party city store.


Chocolate Strawberry Ghosts

30 oct 2017

 

These quick, easy ,delicious adorable Strawberry Ghosts are a fabulous Halloween treat that can be made in no time at all.
So treat yourself this Halloween with these cute chocolate dipped strawberry!


Thin poha chivda (Patal Poha Chiwada) Marathi style

24 Oct 2017

Patal Poha (Thin Poha) Chivda is another diwali snack. This is my all time crispy favourite snack and it can be a good tea time snack too. This is a very simple and easy recipe and a quick snack made from thin poha, dry fruits, peanuts, spices in maharashtrian style.


Marathi style crispy rice Chakli/chakali or murukku

20 Oct 2017

Marathi style “Chakli”/”chakali” or even called as “murukku” in south india is the traditional snacks mostly prepared during festivals like Diwali. This chalki is a deep fried snack made from rice flour, gram flour or mixture of lentils flours. This one of the most famous Diwali faraal and today i am sharing my favorite family recipe of instant chakli.

Wishing you all again a happy fun filled and a safe diwali.


Weight gain healthy mixed cereals and nuts powder for babies

5 Sep 2017

Home made cerelac powder of mix pulses and nuts is the best powder for your baby to help gaining weight.This might be a tedious jobs for mummies but it takes only 1 hour of a month or two to prepare and preserve this healthy powder at home.These kind of ready made powders are available in market too , but nothing like home made hygiene powders ,also you can customize the ingredients of your choice.
Once the powder is ready , you can easily prepare porridge by adding it to a boiling water and add some salt and ghee for a taste.

You can feed your baby this porridge once in a day or alternate day depending on your choice.


Bread Patties

27 Aug 2017

Bread patties is very simple yet tasty patties made with bread , veggies and spices.
This makes a very yummy light lunch or snack. If you have some really great or leftover breads and some veggies, you got to try this recipe at home.These Bread Patties fall exactly in that category. They’re crisp and crunchy outside, soft, melt-in-the-mouth inside,
and make for a delicious snack to enjoy at teatime, whether by yourself, or even at a the party.
Serve the Bread Patties (Bread Cutlets) along with tomato ketchup or Green Chutney to add zesty flavour.


 Sheer Kurma

25 Jun 2017

It’s soon going to be that lovely time of hugging everyone wishing “Eid Mubarak” .During this occasion we never forget to take “Eiddi” (earnings) from elders neither we can resists yummy delicious beautiful tempting sheer Kurma. At my childhood I would go to my muslim friends home and finish bowls and bowls of Sheer kurma. After marrying into a muslim family, I realised that while Eid is much more than sevaiyan; it is incomplete without it. Right in the morning
we make a huge pot of Sheer Kurma to be served all day to our neighbors ,friends and guest visiting home to wish us.

Sheer kurma or Sheer khorma (Persian: ??? ??????), literally “milk with dates” in Persian.During my first Eid after marriage, my younger sister my law taught me how to make the true Sheer Kurma 🙂 Ever since then I always wanted to share this recipe with you all but finally this year I could come up with it.
Eid Mubarak to you all !!!!


Chicken dum Biryani || Eid Ul Fitr special

23 June 2017

Chicken Dum Biryani is the most divine dish of all the non-veg dishes. Biryani is the most popular festive dish on the occasion of Eid-Ul-fitr.

Celebrations are incomplete without this authentic dish in any Muslim family.Though its derived from the Persian word ‘biriyan’, this delicious layered rice dish is slow cooked with spices, a choice of meats and flavoring agents is not only popular across India but world wide.Loved by all food lovers across the world,it is one of the royal dishes of India that reminds of the culinary heritage of the regal era of emperors Akbar and Shah Jahan and went on to occupy pride of place in the kitchens of the nawabs and nizams of India.Read full recipe 


Mango Panna Cotta

18 June 2017

The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress The elegant looking delicious Mango Panna Cotta is very easy make !!! Its creamy rich and smooth texture topped with fresh mango will impress your guest. So try this refreshing dessert at your next party. All you need is some simple ingredients fresh mangoes, gelatin or agar agar, milk, heavy cream and vanilla extract. Watch the full video recipe of this  no bake, easy smooth and creamy panna cotta recipe with fresh mango.Read full recipe


Corn Kebabs (Corn Rolls)

12 June 2017

Corn Kebab is also known as Makkai Kebab is loved by most  kids because of its sweetness.It makes a healthy and delicious snack and its one of the favorite snacks of my daughter.

Check out how to make this simple and easy recipe Corn Kebab. Read full recipe..


Shami Kebabs(Minced chicken kebabs)

07 June 2017

Shami kababs are a popular Afghan and Indian variety of kabab, also famous kebabs found in Pakistani cuisine.Shami Kabab recipe is great snack made with mutton and chana dal.The basic ingredient for kebabs is usually mutton but it can very well be substituted by chicken or fish or even veggie.Kebabs are cooked well with spices and then grounded to a smooth mixture.Whole spices as they do not grind well in the grinder, people tend to buy shami kebab masala from market , but i normally like preparing masala at home.
For best results, keep the ground dough in the refrigerator or 1 hour for better binding of the shami kababs.It gets easy to make the discs when you refrigerate the dough.I am sure once you make them, you will be compelled to try them out again and again.click here for recipe..


Ragada Patties(Mumbai Chat)

5 June 2017

Ragda Patties or Mumbaiya Ragada Pattice is a favorite chaat all over the globe , be it India or USA or canada or any corner of the world ,mumbai chat is famous worldwide.This mumbai street food is prepared with potato patties topped with white peas gravy(ragda) and two chutneys (green corinder and tamarind date chutney),onions and sev. It has combination of sweet ,spicy and tangy flavors.Click here for recipe..


Chicken Bruschetta

02 June 2017

Bruschetta (Italian pronunciation: [bruˈsketta]) is a starter dish from Italy consisting of grilled bread rubbed with garlic and topped with olive oil and salt.
I decided to use it on chicken instead of on toasted bread and give it a little Indian touch.

This has become one of my family’s favorite iftari this Ramadan.
It is spicy ,tangy and salty all at once. Try this recipe as a starter when the guest arrives and i am sure they will love it.Read more..

Mix dal Pakora/Bhajji

31 may 2017

Pakora (Fritter)or Bhajji’s is a famous recipe for Iftar and Ramadan. Pakoras are made in 90% homes at the time of iftar.Pakoray is a very tasty, light weight, and light saltish snack which taste good with tomato ketchup, raita or chutney.

I try to make different pakoras every time , sometimes aloo (potato)pakora, sometimes pyaz(onions) pakora and sometimes palak pakora.This is the first time, i tried this mix dal pakoras. I’m sharing with all this delicious and yummy mix dal pakora.

This is one of the most favorite pakora or you can say bhajji and there are so many sweet childhood memories attached to it. My mom use to prepare these Bhajji’s every tuesday to break her fast 🙂 and I used to wait for tuesday desperatley :)Mix dal pakora can also be served at tea time and snacks or even as starters.Click here for recipe


Roohafza Mango Custard

30 May 2017

Cold Custard is a favorite in everyone’s house during ramadan , this is a must go dessert during this month.There is a little twist in this recipe as it’s a combination of custard and roohafza which gives a nice texture and taste and addition of mango cubes adds a delightful taste to it.I love to prepare this in Ramadan,It is so quick and easy to prepare yet tastes so good and different, especially after iftari prayer when you want something sweet.The best part about this dessert is that you can use any fruit, and as much fruit as you may prefer.
you can also prepare this dessert during parties or get together s to impress your guests with this flavorful and colorful custard.click here for recipe


Minced chicken Spring Onion Samosa

29 May 2017

Homemade chicken samosa – Ramadan special samosa is one of the favorite dish made in Muslim homes for Iftar. This crisy and cruncy samosa’s can be prepared even with any veggie stuffing like potatoes ,carrots and peas.Since its a month of ramadan , I prefer using minced chicken(you can even use minced meat instead).It also makes the best party dishes as its universally loved by everyone 🙂 click here for recipe


Cold coffee with ice cream

16 May 2017

Summer is upon us already, and by now most of us have switched over to drinking iced drinks. So why not try cold coffee instead of hot coffee.Try this refreshing iced and Cold Coffee to Beat the Heat.

Its quick and easy to prepare at home.You c

Sev Puri Burgers

19 April 2017

Sev Puri is another famous chaat snack from the lands of Mumbai. You can either prepare Dahi Sev batata puri those are prepared with round puri with masala stuffed in it or you can make it with flat puri.
I gave this recipe a little twist , a new form of having these puris so that the kids would just won’t resist it , yes the innovative Sev Puris Burgers
This recipe is absolutely simple to make if you have your puris, sev and chutney ready.
All these three ingredients can be brought ready made or you can prepare it at home.
Try this at home, and do share me your experiences with your kids 🙂 Read full recipe..


Cheesy Potato Nuggets Tree

04 April 2017

 

 

Potato Nuggets are yummy little bites which can be eaten as snack at any time of the day.

Filled with cheese makes it an amazing delicious cheesy bites which melts in the mouth.
They are great party starters especially for kids party.
You can prepared them in advance and refrigerated for a day or two and use it when required.
You can serve these lovely nuggets with ketchup or any dips.Read full recipe..


Egg Broccoli Train Roll (Egg Brocoli Bhurji Wrap)

31 Mar 2017

Egg Bhurji is nothing but a Indian scrambled eggs, its one of the favorite breakfast for kids.This recipe is super easy to prepare but I added just a twist to it by including some veggie like broccoli to make it more healthier. Broccoli egg roll combination works mind blowing , the kids will not find any difference in the taste as such.(For all those veggie moms you can try out this same recipe by replacing the eggs with paneer)To encourage kids to finish their roll especially those fussy kids like my elder one , you can design the rolls in the shape of train and present it to your kids. Trust me they will want it more and more 🙂 Full recipe


Marathi Style chicken Rassa\Kalvan\Curry

11 Mar 2017

Maharashtrian style chicken ke kalvan/rassa or chicken curry is mindblowing curry which is prepared with onions , grated coconut,tomatoes and special kala masala.This chicken is prepared in famous kala masala(black masala) which is very popular Khandesh region.This ‘khandeshi’ style of cooking is famous in north maharashtra including cities like Dhule,Jalgoan.
I will be sharing the recipe of Kala Masala in my next blog, kala masala is used in many famous curries like rassa or amti.It’s again one of my favorite recipe from my mom’s kitchen , nothing can beat the taste.
This spicy aromatic chicken gravy is mostly either rice,bhakri’s or chapati’s.Do try this recipe at home and let me know experience 🙂 Read more..

Chicken 65

10 Mar 2017

Chicken 65 is a spicy, deep-fried chicken dish first made in Chennai’s restaurant.Many chefsbelieve that 65 chillies were used in each 1 kilogram of chicken hence the dish is name aschicken 65.It is one of the most popular starter all across India ,it is prepared using bonelesschicken pieces with spices and then deep fried and later tempered with green chillies and curry adding the beautiful aroma to it as well as cooked in yogurt/dahi.Read more..

Simple and quick Oreo pudding

08 Mar 2017

Today, all over the world,we celebrate International women’s Day, On this special day I thought of sharing this yummy treat to all you lovely,strong and beautiful women’s. Take a break from kitchen and treat yourself with this tasty dessert.

Oreo pudding is quick and easy no-bake desserts , it’s a layer of an Oreo chunks and a whipped cream.
Its a perfect dessert when you need to prepare something really quick. Try this quick,yummy
and delicious dessert and share your experience with us. Read more..

Bharli Vangi/Stuffed Baigan/Brinjals

07 Mar 2017

Bharli Vangi or Bharleli Vangi (Stuffed Brinjals/baigan) is a popular Maharashtrian dish and its one of my favorite dish from my mom’s kitchen. I just love the masala flavors and fragrance stuffed in brinjals(egg plant), the texture and aroma is so tempting of this dish that you just can’t resist it. It’s a big hit in my family and among my friends circle. I wanted to share this recipe quiet a long time now.
Do try this recipe , its very simple and easy to cook . For detail do watch you tube video.
If you like the recipe please leave your valuable feedback and also subscribe to my channel for more such yummy recipes.Read more ..

Bharleli Mirchi/Stuffed Mirchi(banana pepper) Bajji

04 Mar 2017

Bharli Mirchi is again of the popular Maharashtrian Style Stuffed Green Chillies deep fried using the besan batter.
My mom used to make all type of bajjis at home like onion , potato and many more but among all,this exceptional bharleli mirchi is my favorite as the tangy, spicy stuffed mirchi can be eaten with dal-rice (varan-bhaat) or roti.
In this recipe, I have used roasted peanut powder and red chilli powder as the stuffing.
Since I do not get the small mirchi here, I chose to make use of the banana pepper and since the flavor of banana pepper is not too hot , it served as perfect side dish with dal rice for kids too 🙂
So the first experiment with banana pepper turned out to be good light side dish for my family.Read more…

Instant healthy Oats Dosa

02 Mar 2017

e74b2cb5-fef0-475b-b902-73c8a1fabf29Instant Healthy Oats Dosa is the quick instant oats dosa as it requires no fermentation. This dosa is made with oats, rice flour and rawa/sooji and curd.All these ingredients are great source of complete protein,vitamins and oats being low in fat serves as a great healthy option of your family.Oats dosa goes well with coconut chutney , sambar or even ketchup.Watch this step by step recipe and if you really liked it , please leave your valuable feedback.

Chicken Manchurian vegetable balls

27 Feb 2017

man_chicken_dsc_6999Chicken Manchurian balls is the Indian Chinese cuisine ,its a combination of Chinese seasoning and Indian cooking techniques.
Manchurian is a fried meat balls cooked in chinese manchurian sauce ,these fried balls can be made of any vegetables or chicken or any other ingredient of your choice.It can be served as a side dish with fried rice or noodles.
I have given it a little twist , prepared the balls with both chicken and vegetables together to make it more healthier.
Watch this recipe step by step and if you like it , please don’t forget to subscribe me on my
you tube channel and also leave back your valuable feedback.Read more..

Avocado guacamole

16 Feb 2017

guacamoleGuacamole is an avocado-based dip or salad first created by the Aztecs in what is now Mexico.
Guacamole is very famous modern Mexican cuisine, it has also become part of American cuisine as a dip, condiment and salad ingredient.
In English, the fruit Avocado was first described as an “Avagato pear” because of its pear-like shape.
It must have various names,but in Hindi it’s called ‘MakhanPhal’:) Avocado is Incredibly Nutritious
and hence I prefer preparing this dish especially for my kids once a week. Do try this yummy mind blowing guacamole at home.Read more for recipe..

Valentine Strawberry Cup cakes

14 Feb 2017

img-20170213-wa0003Treat your sweetie’s with a Valentine’s Day strawberry heart shaped cup cakes that shows your love from the first bite.
Watch step by step how to prepare these healthy but yet yummy cupcakes made with whole wheat flour and pureed strawberries.
Best of all, they are naturally colored and perfectly pink.

Come fall in love with these pinky sweet delicious cup cakes.Read more…

Left over Bread Pudding cake

10 Feb 2017

img_0961Left over bread Pudding cake recipe just clicked my mind this Sunday when i had few leftover sponge cake and breads at home.
My husband and younger one were craving for a dessert and unfortunately i had nothing at home.Borrowing inspiration from classic bread pudding, I tried to experiment something different and this recycled cake idea just turned out to be our new favorite dessert at home.Read more..

Simple Sponge Cake – by my young chef

07 Feb 2017

sponge-cake_dsc6851Simple Sponge cake is so simple to prepare that my elder daughter Nuha wanted to give it a try 🙂
Its just a great, simple, tasty sponge cake that even a baby can whip it with no fuss,my both the little chefs had so much fun.It tastes great with or without icing, and you can serve it with almost anything. the ultimate simple pleasure.Do watch my little chefs making this cake , I am sure you will love and enjoy it 🙂Watch..

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14 thoughts on “Featured Recipes

    misbah said:
    May 7, 2015 at 6:42 pm

    Awesome disheS

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    Sunder said:
    May 8, 2015 at 3:07 pm

    Mouthwatering dishes. Great job, Komal

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    Mangal said:
    May 9, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Nice dishes

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    Noshir said:
    May 10, 2015 at 7:26 am

    Well done Kamal. Mouthwatering dishes. Keep up the good work.

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    Fouzia Khatri said:
    May 26, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    Mashallah.. Mouthwatering Delicacies…. will surely try some of my fav…

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    Zaheer said:
    May 26, 2015 at 2:46 pm

    Simply awesome dishes. The best part is they are all just too easy to make. If anyone wishes to have a quick bite with not much efforts then this is the place to hunt for the recipes.. Kudos to the efforts of the developer and the masterchef..

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    komalkomsoft responded:
    May 26, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Thank you all for all the appreciation. I try to post more such easy and quick recipes

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    Nayab Shaikh said:
    May 26, 2015 at 4:33 pm

    Nice and tasty looking dishes…most of the things can be made easily with ingredients already present at the scene…great efforts…

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    Nahid said:
    May 26, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Wow..awesome recipes..
    Easy to make and memorable to d taste buds..yummy..
    Love d presentation… Good work

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    Komal's Recipes said:
    October 30, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Wow great recipes. Great presentation.

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      komalkomsoft responded:
      January 26, 2017 at 11:32 pm

      Thanks Komal , your food blogs looks good too

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    Hemali Ved Sharma said:
    March 31, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    Wow Komal. Fantastic receipes. U r doing a superb job. Congrats dear…..

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