schezwan alu / schezwan potatoes / Chinese Potatoes

Schewan alu is a spicy, tangy and delicious chat pata snack, which can be prepared in  just few minutes. Here is the recipe of my Chat pata Schezwan Alu / Schezwan Potatoes / Chinese Potatoes.


3 -4 potatoes boiled 
2-3 tbsp schezwan sauce ( preferably home made ) 
1-2 tbsp soya sauce 
1 tbsp vinegar 
3-4 cloves of finely chopped garlic 
2-3 tbsp tomato sauce 
salt if needed 


Boil potatoes , drain for sometime and peel . Chop into small or medium pieces , keep aside .In a pan , drizzle some oil , add garlic and fry for a minute but make sure it doesn't turn the color.Add schezwan sauce, soya sauce, vinegar and tomato sauce ( ketch up ) , mix everything well. Add chopped potatoes and mix well . Adjust the seasonings and sauces like if you feel that it's too spicy then add 1 -2 tbsp tomato ketchup and little soya sauce )Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot .

If you think its too spicy then add more tomato sauce.Its best when made with home made schezwa…

Meethi Chutney for Pani Puri / Khajoor chutney / sweet Tamarind Chutney

Meethi Chutney for Pani Puri / Khajoor chutney / sweet Tamarind Chutney is a balanced and delicious chutney served with spicy pani ( water ) of pani puri and boiled chic peas . 
Here is my recipe of Meethi Chutney served with pani puri 's Pani ( water ) .


1/2 cup tamarind 
1/2 cup dates 
3-4 tbsp jaggery 
1 tsp coriander powder 
1 tsp red chilly powder
1/2 tsp freshly roasted cumin powder  
Black salt 
3 cups water 


Remove the seeds and soak tamarind in 1 cup of water . After sometime squeeze all the tamarind and form a thick pulp of it .In a pan , add seedless dates with 2 cups of water and tamarind pulp , cook for sometimes till the dates get soft .Once the dates are soft , add salt , red chilly powder , coriander powder , cumin powder and jaggery .Cook for 4- 7 minutes , adjust salt and jaggery if needed .Once the chutney gets cool , blend the mixture in a food processor to smooth paste . ( add 1/4 cup water or less if needed ) Strain the Tamarind / Meethi chutney …

Methi Matar Malai

Mator Methi Malai is a creamy , rich and aromatic north Indian Recipe . This main course is cooked in rich creamy gravy with fenugreek leaves and green peas . A whole some , delicious and delectable white mild spicy gravy for all those who love vegetarian .   


1 bunch fenugreek leaves 1 onions finely chopped 1 cup green peas1/2 tsp sugar or as required 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1/2 cup fresh cream  1/2 cup milk salt to taste oil 

50 gms cashews 1 tsp poppy seeds 2-4 green chilies 6-7 cloves of garlic 1 inch ginger 1 medium onion 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 

1. Boil 1 medium onion for 4-7 minutes , off the gas and place alone the onion in a food processor and blend to smooth paste with all the other ingredients mentioned under the " INGREDIENTS FOR PASTE " Section .

2. Clean , wash and chop methi leaves into thick pieces . Blanch the methi leaves in boiling water for 2- 3 minutes , drain and keep under the tap ( cold ) water for few second…

Mango with Cream

Mango Cream is an easy and quick recipe served as dessert . This recipe is the best to beat the heat in summers . Here is the recipe of a refreshing and eye pleasing dessert . 

2 Mangoes 
2 -3 tbsp sugar 
1/2 cup heavy cream ( tropolite cream )
1 cup mangoes chopped into pieces 


Peel the mangoes and remove the mangoes from the pit .Place the mangoes and sugar in a food processor and puree it until smooth . ( taste it and if you feel like adding more sugar , then add and blend well )Beat the cream with the help of hand blender until light and fluffy . ( I have used tropolite heavy cream , in that sugar is already added , but if you are using any other brand which doesn't have sugar , then add 2 tbsp or more icing sugar to the cream as per your requirement and then blend until light and fluffy )Now in a tall glass , add 2 tbsp mango puree and then add 1- 2 tbsp cream , sprinkle some mango pieces on it .Again add mango puree and then cream and sprinkle some mango pi…

Chicken steaks / Saucy Chicken sizzlers / Sizzling Chicken

Chicken steaks / Saucy Chicken sizzlers / Sizzling Chicken is a lip smacking Chicken full of flavors . Best thing about this recipe is you can serve as chicken steaks on sizzler plate or on serving dish with french fries . 
At times I keep experimenting with Flavors and ingredients and sometimes some recipes just gets instantly hit at my place and this is one of those recipe of mine , which is appreciated not only by my husband but by my daughter too . And when my daughter appreciate and like any particular recipe of mine , I simply love it and feel all my efforts are worth it .
Here is my recipe of Chicken steaks / Saucy Chicken sizzlers / Sizzling Chicken .

INGREDIENTS :  250 gms Chicken 
4- 5 tbsp oyester sauce or houisin sauce 
1/2 tsp grounded black pepper 
2 tbsp soya sauce 
1 tbsp vinegar
2-3 crushed green chillies 
olive oil / oil 

For the Sauce : 
1 onion finely chopped 
3-6 cloves of crushed garlic 
1/4 cup warm water 


1. Marinate boneless chicken in oyster sauce ,  freshly ground…

Lucknowi Chicken korma

Lucknowi Chicken Korma is full of flavors and is delectable in taste . This lip smacking Recipe is just too amazing and has all the ingredients that you will find on your kitchen rack . As we all are aware of the Lucknow's succulent and delicious dishes like Biryani 's , kebbabs , kormas , sheer mal , kofte and so on..... It is a must Recipe if you are a foodie by heart and love exploring new dishes .

Though me and my hubby , we both are by heart foodie person , so I keep on trying new recipes specially for him . Though I am not from Lucknow nor I have visited any time but just through some information and yes online recipes I picked up ideas and assumed that such would be the taste . So here is my recipe from the Nawab's city Lucknow , that is what the city is addressed by , Lucknowi Chicken Korma .....I am sure you will like it .

1 kg chicken ( 8 - 10 pieces ) net meg mace 2 -3 green cardamom1 stick cinnamom stick 2-3 pepper corns 2-4 cloves 1 bay leaf 4 slice…