Apple Chutney | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Apple Chutney

This apple chutney flavoured with butter and star anise is perfect as a dip, a spread and an ideal addition to your grazing plate for parties Not every kitchen experiment is a success. But it isn’t necessary that the ‘not success’ dish is unpalatable. In fact, some of these end up being delightful, tasty surprises, like this apple chutney. Inspired…

Yellow Moong Dal with Veggies | copyright image | From The Corner Table

Yellow Moong Dal with Vegetables

Golden, sweet yellow moong dal is roasted, tempered in whole spices and cooked with a handful of vegetables for a dish that soothes and satiates. There is a joy in simplicity, after all, it is the simple things that make your heart sing in delight. And that, my dear friends, is an attempt to express the depth of emotion and…

Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Pumpkin & Potato in Mustard Oil

Pumpkin & potato are tempered with nigella seeds and slow-cooked in mustard oil for a dish that heroes the pumpkin’s sweetness.  Calling all home cooks looking for quick and healthy weekday/weeknight meal ideas – add this pumpkin & potato in mustard oil dish to your repertoire! It’s the kind that comes together in a jiffy, requires just one spice (coz salt and…

Split Green Moong & Curry Leaves Pakora | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Split Green Moong Dal & Curry Leaves Pakora

Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, these split green moong dal and fresh curry leaves pakoras are a match made in food heaven.  The Bhaumick household doesn’t need a monsoon to make pakoras, a.k.a tele bhaja, bhajiya, vada, etc. We make them at least twice a week (if not more) as a must-have accompaniment with dal. On most days,…

Sheekh Kebab Curry | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Sheekh Kebab Curry

A succulent, slightly spicy dish that comes together when sheekh kebabs and some veggies are simmered in a simple curry. Pair it with rice, roti or naan for a delicious meal. Frozen food, especially premade non-vegetarian food, has always been frowned upon in our household. The packets of readymade chicken tikkas and frozen mutton cutlets were only meant to be…

Chocolate & Cardamom Coconut Barfi | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Coconut Barfi with Chocolate & Cardamom

Cardamom powder and dark chocolate add a twist to the traditional favourite coconut barfi; it looks good and tastes both familiar and luxurious. Did you know September 2 is marked as World Coconut Day to celebrate the sheer awesomeness that the fruit is? I didn’t know, so I simply had to share this interesting bit of trivia with you, along…

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls | Copyright Image | From The Corner Table

Chocolate & Puffed Rice Balls

Crunchy homemade chocolate balls filled with the goodness of nuts. These chocolate and puffed rice balls are great for lunchboxes, snack time and midnight munchies (if you are like me!) I often see people complaining about the ‘sagas’ written in a recipe blog. The common point in all these complaints is that ‘a recipe blog should have only the recipe’.…

Masala Chicken Soup Recipe | From The Corner Table | Copyright Image

Masala Chicken Soup

A chicken soup spiced with a wholesome Indian spice mix; it’s perfect for activating the tastebuds and ideal on rainy days or gloomy days. June was a difficult month for us. The parents were unwell for the longest time, I was struggling with sleep issues and a series of unfortunate news from around the globe dragged down our mood and…

Tuna Pakoda Recipe | From The Corner Table

Tuna Pakoda

These Sri Lankan cuisine-inspired crunchy tuna pakodas (or fish fritters) are the perfect monsoon snack, game snack, evening snack or even party appetizers. Pipping hot pakodas go hand-in-hand with the monsoon for us Indians. It’s a mood… the sizzle of those frying pakodas as the chai bubbles with the pitter-patter of raindrops as a pleasant background score. But not this…

Cherry Yoghurt Honey Popsicles | Copyright Image | From the Corner Table

Cherry-Licious Popsicles

Fresh cherries and the goodness of homemade hung curd make for a refreshing, healthy and easy-to-make frozen dessert. Perfect for those times when you need a cool break! I eat fruits, but there’s only a handful of them I absolutely adore. And cherries – those tart, sweet, firm little nuggets of flavour are among them. The fathership is well aware…

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