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Coxinhas- Yummy Brazilian Chicken Croquettes

Coxinhas- Yummy Brazilian Chicken Croquettes

brazilian coxinhas
brazilian coxinhas

Today’s recipe Brazilian Coxinhas- Brazilian Chicken Croquettes. Coxinha is a popular Brazilian street food made with shredded chicken and cream cheese and are encompassed in a flavourful dough and then the coxinhas are deep fried to a crispy, crunchy golden brown croquettes.

brazilian-coxinhas

Coxinha pronounced as “CO-SHEEN-YA” which means “Little Chicken Drumstick”  in Portuguese are little bomb of flavour which are traditionally shaped as chicken drumstick(a cone shaped). Read more

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Bhindi Masala- Spicy Okra Curry

Bhindi Masala- Spicy Okra Curry

 Bhindi Masala- Spicy Okra Curry

Today’s recipe is Bhindi Masala- Spicy Okra Curry. It is a delicious and popular North Indian preparation made with bhindi cooked in an onion-tomato based gravy and spices. It is one of the most ordered dish in an Indian restaurant. It goes well with rotis or parathas or rice.

Bhindi Masala- Spicy Okra Curry

Bhindi also know as Ladies fingers, Okra, Gumbo is most easily available vegetable throughout the year and one of my favourite vegetables. I remember my sister avoiding bhindi(okra) because of the sliminess of the vegetable. Read more

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Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Murgir Mangsho

Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Murgir Mangsho

  Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Murgir Mangsho Today’s recipe is Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Chicken. It is a rich and sumptuous dish with velvety gravy and juicy pieces of meat, slow cooked with different spices. Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Murgir Mangsho Kosha also known as bhuna in hindi means slow cooking the meat in its own juices. It is a spicy semi-dry chicken preparation made with different spices and enjoyed with plain steamed rice or bengali mishti pulao or parathas or gorom Luchi (hot puris). Bengali Bhuna Chicken- Kosha Murgir MangshoBengali Bhuna Chicken or Kosha Chicken is a classic Bengali delicacy. Ever since childhood I have noticed that every Sunday Ma makes chicken curry (murgir jhol) or mutton curry (mangshor jhol) or bhuna chicken( kosha murghi) or bhuna mutton (kosha mangsho). Meat item is a must. We eat it with hot steaming rice or even better with mishti pulao. The aroma of the chicken cooked in spices, garam masala fills the whole house. My sister and me used to wait ravenously for the lunch to be served. We scraped our plates clean. Read more