Indian delicacy: Paneer Butter Masala


Paneer (cottage cheese) butter masala is a North Indian delicacy . It’s complete veg dish which is less spicy but tangy and tasty.

The recipe is below :

Ingredients :

Butter – 3 tablespoons,

Cottage cheese- 250 gms , in medium cubes,

Tomato puree/ paste – 2 cups,

Cashew paste – 1 cup,

Ginger paste – 1 tablespoon,

Green chilli- 3 or 4 chopped,

Salt and sugar- as per taste,

Red chilly powder – 1 teaspoon,

Cream- 1 tablespoon.

Garam masala ( cloves, green cardamoms, cinnamons, bay leaf)

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1. Add the butter in a pan . Once heated add the garam masala.

2. Add ginger paste to the oil and stir till the raw smell of ginger goes away. Then add the tomato purée.

3. Cook for sometime till the tomato starts releasing oil. Add the cashew paste and stir.

4. Add water and make the paste smooth. Add sugar and salt as per taste ( sweet enough so that it’s not extra tangy) .

5. Then add green chilli.

6. Once the gravy becomes thick enough, add the cubes of cottage cheese.

7. Cook in low flame for minimum 10 mins.

8. Add the cream and coriander leaves on top and serve.

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Enjoy the taste 🙂

Forsaken ..


img_0739In 21st century depression is not a very unknown word. Both urban and rural , adults and kids all are victims of depression nowadays. Out of hundreds of various causes, loneliness is the root. In our life Loneliness became our friends at some point of time or the other. I always felt that our hearts have the tendency of reminiscing the person who thrashed us with the loneliness , rather than the person who gifted us the strength to overcome it. We often forget that the love and care of certain angelic person makes our life worth living, when we actually started to dive into the dark side of life.

During my conversations with my friends and with my own personal experience I felt we are more addicted to pain and loneliness so we often end up remembering the person who is the cause of it.

But somewhere I believe this life is too short to remember all dark shades of life , so we should embrace the person who bought light into our lives and spread the happiness all around .. love the person who loved you when others didn’t and love the person who needs you beside when they are lonely..

#sayno to #loneliness #depression

Indian Delicacy : Dhania Chicken


I am not someone who cooks regularly but I seriously love cooking. Cooking works as source of relaxation and happiness to me just like painting does 🙂

This weekend I prepared one of the Indian delicacy which is very easily prepared yet super tasty. As I uploaded its picture on Facebook , many of my friends and relatives asked me for the recipe. So I decided to post the recipe on my blog , so that not only my friends but the recipe reach out to food lovers all across the globe. P.S Dhania means coriander..

The recipe is below :

Ingredients : (quantity may vary as per requirements)

approx 800gm chicken,

green chillies  – 6 or 7,

coriander leaves – 2 big bunch,

tomato – 2 medium size,

onion- 2 medium size, finely chopped.

Sour yoghurt – 1/2 cup,

ginger and garlic paste – 1 teaspoon each,

turmeric,

salt and sugar as per taste,

cumin powder,

bay leaves – 2 ,

garam masala ( cloves 7, green cardamoms 4, small cinnamon bars- 4 )

white oil.

Procedure :

1. Make a smooth paste with coriander leaves , tomatoes, yoghurt , 4 chillies and salt.

2. Marinate the chicken with one tablespoon of yoghurt, pinch of turmeric.

3. In a pan heat 3 teaspoon approx of white oil, add Garam masala and bay leaves to it.

4. Add onions to the oil , pinch of salt and fry till light brown. Then add the ginger garlic paste.

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5. Once the onion is soft , add the marinated chicken. Toss it well. Add one teaspoon of cumin powder to it and cook further.

6. When the chicken starts releasing oil, add the coriander paste and cook for 10 mins on low flame and closed lid.

7. Add few more chopped raw green chillies to it and cook till the chicken is super soft. Add more salt as required and half teaspoon sugar.

8. Once the chicken is ready , serve it hot with rice or roti or paratha.

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Let me know whether you liked it after trying it out  🙂

Keep riding the bicycle named “life” !


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Life is just like a bicycle which you decorate as you like and keep riding it until you stop or it breaks . In your journey you meet with tons of colorful , little, precious moments just like these birds , but the birds are not meant to stay with you forever . But you will meet such little birdies all through your journey .

So enjoy the ride of life and cherish each moment !!