Red Eye Chili Chicken and Mandua Roti

I am amazingly in love with regional cuisine and I think it is important to move beyond the usual butter chicken and Idly-Dosa. India is so vast and has many different unheard dishes outside the specific town and city. We have different green leaves, lentils, millets, meat preparation and what not. India is also a land…

The History of Butter Chicken, Indian Cuisine’s Most Loved Curry

There are three kinds of people in this world. Those who love Butter Chicken, those who think Butter Chicken is overrated and those who have never tasted Butter Chicken. Of all of these, I feel deep sorrow for the third kind. It is a loss of gigantic proportions, in my opinion. Delhi, arguably the culinary capital…

Malaysian Satay Chicken with Kerabu Mangga

18th June marks one of the best days of my life. Today was the day when I gave audition for MasterChef Show and since then life has never been the same. For my first audition round, I served all the judges my Malaysian Satay Chicken with Peanut butter sauce and they loved the flavor of…

Junglee Murgh

Before Master Chef happened to me in 2016, I was spending and working in Madhya Pradesh and travelling extensively. Primarily I was exploring the cities of MP, tourism and most importantly food. One of the guys I met took me to a village close to Harda and he promised me that he will be serving…

Momos (Dumplings): Delhi’s Amazing Snack

Momos (Dumplings) are one of the basic snacks which is available in Delhi very easily. It is surprising that there so many different kinds of momos available in the market—vegetarian and non-vegetarian with different kinds of fillings, or even new innovative types like chocolate or coconut momos. They are also served steamed, fried or tandoori….

Five Spice Grilled Malaysian Chicken

Indian Garam Masala is one of my favorite ingredients that you will always find in my kitchen but then one time I was reading about other countries and the spices they use. I stumbled upon Malaysian five-spice powder which is quite similar to our Garam Masala. It’s a mixture of star anise, cinnamon, cloves, fennel,…