Bella Vita Review (Karachi)

Bella Vita Review (Karachi)

Living in Karachi, one thing that we are fully aware of is that for Karachiites the best way to relax and spend quality time with friends is dinning out. Living in the city with all this chaos, the very little time they get, food always seems like the best resort. ...

Details
How to cook the perfect piri piri chicken – recipe

How to cook the perfect piri piri chicken – recipe

Preparing the nation’s favourite dish at home begins with tracking down that all-important chilli The cooking method The barbecue is ideal for this purpose, but you can also get excellent results in the oven. I prefer to finish them off in a hot griddle pan rather than under the grill,...

Details
10-minute dessert recipes

10-minute dessert recipes

Quick, easy versions of classic puddings, from tiramisu to apple tart, using only a handful of ingredients  Pears with crumble topping, apple tart, tiramisu and molten chocolate cakes by Anna Helm Baxter. Photograph: Ola O Smit/The Guardian. Food styling: Sam Dixon Tiramisu Prep 10 min Chill 2-8 hr Serves 6–8 450g mascarpone 85g caster sugar 400ml double cream...

Details
Flourless quick mix crispy pakoray

Flourless quick mix crispy pakoray

Ingredients: Cottage cheese 150 gm Chicken mince 150 gm Egg 1 Salt to taste Green chillies to taste Zeera powder 1 tsp Khati powder 1tsp Kasuri meethi 1 tsp (Optional) Chopped Coriander 3 to 4 tbsp Chopped Onion 1 Baking powder 1/2 tsp Oil to fry Directions: Mix the listed...

Details
Achari Karela

Achari Karela

Ingredients: Karela ½ kg Yogurt ½ cup beaten Onion 1 cup fried light golden Oil ½ cup Sugar 1 tsp heaped Salt 1 tsp Ginger garlic 1 tsp Chili powder 1 tsp Turmeric ½ tsp Tamarind 3 to 4 pieces Achari masala White cumin 1 tsp heaped Onion seeds 1...

Details
Chocolate Dumpling Donuts

Chocolate Dumpling Donuts

Ingredients: ¾ cup whole milk 2 large eggs plus 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten, at room temperature 6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for the bowl 3½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surfaces 1 cup sugar, divided 1 package (¼ ounce) active dry...

Details
Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Ingredients: 1 medium Lauki (bottle gourd) 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 big onion, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 green chilies finely chopped 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3/4 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp garam masala powder...

Details
Achari Baingan

Achari Baingan

Ingredients: 8 baby aubergines (small sized baingan, slit), lightly dabbed on the inside with some salt and turmeric powder Oil to deep fry For the masala: 2 Tbsp coriander seeds, dry roasted 1 Tbsp saunf (fennel seeds), dry roasted 1 tsp zeera (cumin) seeds, dry roasted 1 1/2 tsp methi...

Details
Mirchon ka Saalan

Mirchon ka Saalan

Ingredients: 1/2 kg Large Green chilies 300 gm Yogurt 1 cup Onion paste 1/2 cup Tamarind paste 10-15 Curry leaves 1 tsp Poppy seeds 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tbsp Cumin powder 1 tbsp Sesame crushed 1 tbsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste 2...

Details
Spicy Dum Pukht Chicken Tikka

Spicy Dum Pukht Chicken Tikka

Ingredients Chicken 1 kg (made into 4 tikka pieces) White vinegar ¼ cup Salt to taste Oil for deep frying Yogurt 1 cup Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp heaped Green chilies 6 (ground) Chili powder 1 tbsp heaped Allspice 1 tsp Coriander powder 1 tsp Cumin 1 tsp Dry plum 10...

Details