Category Archives: Mains

Brinjal Lagan (Mousakka) – page 52

From Latkes of the Jewish cuisine, to the Greek’s Moussaka! I chopped-and-changed a number of things that were spelled out in the ingredients and especially the method, so please refer to the original recipe should you wish to attempt the … Continue reading

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Tal Tukra (Sesame Seed) Chicken – page 42

This sounded and looked pretty good. Once I got into the swing of preparing this, I realised that it’s pretty much spot-on the same as Chilli Chocolate Chef’s version of Kentucky Chicken. I sliced and malletted the chicken fillets and … Continue reading

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Fish in Yoghurt Sauce – page 107

This, I found a bit similar to the Fish Kalya that I made recently, in that the marinade has a dairy-base: yoghurt (though for the Kalya I used sour milk), and there’s fried onions involved. I made the standard recipe … Continue reading

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Chicken with Onions – page 114

This recipe is under the big, bold heading: Weight Watcher Recipes. No surprise here that there’s a dedicated section, in light of the purpose of why this special edition was released: healthier, more time-efficient meals for the modern-day housewife. Voila! … Continue reading

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Khima/Mince Biryani – page 87

Inspired by Ayesha’s take on the mother-of-all-dishes: Biryani, I simply had to attempt the khima (mince) biryani as a Monday-blues’ dinner. Her sharing of the step-by-step approach made the full page description in The Book a lot less awry. I … Continue reading

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