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Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

Banarasi Kalonji Baingan – Stuffed Aubergine Fry

This famous Banarasi dish is an explosion of spicy and tangy flavours, made by stuffing baby eggplants (baingan/aubergine) with a medley of pickling spices and then frying in mustard oil tempered with Indian five spice (paanch phoron).

Kalonji Baingan - Stuffed Aubergine Fry ( Stuffed Brinjal Fry)

Food is not rational. Food is culture, habit, craving and identity.

~Jonathan Safran Foer

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Turkish Lamb Lahmacun and Camden Market

Turkish Lamb Lahmacun and Camden Town Market

turkish lamb lahmacun

Today’s recipe is Turkish Lamb Lahmacun pronounced as ” Lah-ma-Jun” it is totally a food lover’s dream. Lahmacun, a very popular and famous traditional Turkish dish is also known asTurkish Pizza”. Though its called pizza it tastes nothing like one. 

Lahmacun is a spicy meat dish which consists of spicy minced lamb or beef and vegetable mixture layered on a thin crust bread and baked. Put some salad and squeeze some lemon, wrap it and enjoy!

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One Pot Coconut Rice with Prawns topped with Caramelized Onion

One Pot Coconut Rice with Prawns topped with Caramalized Onions

One Pot Coconut Rice with Prawns topped with Caramalised Onions

Today’s recipe is One Pot Coconut Rice with Prawns topped with Caramelized Onion. Super simple rice dish which is flavourful and delicate at the same time. Full of flavour from the spices and lovely tiger prawns, this dish comes together in a jiffy. This is such a delicious dish that you have to eat. Simply have to. 

Prawns is one of my favourites and I find different ways to enjoy this soft shellfish. This one pot meal is one of them. It is rich with a lightly sweet coconut taste and bursting with flavour. 

One Pot Coconut Rice with Prawns topped with Caramalised Onions

Prawn Malaicurry is a famous Bengali dish, prawns is cooked in rich coconut milk and spices and enjoyed with hot steaming rice. Since its Summer I am looking for ways to cut short my long stay in front of the stove and oven, but  still manage to make some delicious meal in a jiffy. So instead of making the malaicurry and the rice seperately ( Ahh too much work 😉 ) I decided to combine the two (prawns and rice) and make into a One pot meal which can be made in less than half an hour. No hassle at all.  🙂  Read more