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Paneer Tikka Pizza Recipe

Paneer tikka pizza is most popularly available in Indian fast food restaurants. There are several variations like chicken tikka pizza, mushroom tikka pizza but I love this paneer pizza! This recipe makes four 8 inch pizzas or you can make two 12 inch pizzas.  Recipe Yield : 4, 8 inch pizzas  Oven temperature : 425℉/220℃ Bake time : 15 - 16 minutes Ingredients For Pizza dough 1 cup warm water 2¼ tsp instant/active dry yeast (1 packet) 2 tsp sugar 3 cups all purpose flour  1¼ tsp salt ½ tsp garlic powder (optional) 2 Tbsp olive oil + more for coating For Paneer marination 120g paneer cubes (small) 1 green bell pepper, diced ½ onion, diced ½ cup yogurt 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste ½ tsp garam masala/tandoori masala ½ tsp red chili powder/cayenne powder ¼ tsp coriander powder ½ tsp kasuri methi (optional) ½ tsp salt Other Ingredients 1 cup pizza sauce Shredded mozzarella cheese or pizza cheese Red chili flakes (

Butter Cookies

These cookies are buttery and soft, melt in mouth, crisp on edges, piped using a piping bag and 1M star tip(nozzle). You can even decorate these cookies with sprinkles, or by dipping them in melted chocolate. I just like them plain and simple. Recipe Yield : 28 cookies Bake Time: 15 minutes Oven temperature : 350℉/180℃ Ingredients 1 cup(230g) butter, softened at room temperature ¾ cup icing sugar (powdered sugar/confectioners sugar) 1 egg or flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax seeds + 3 tbsp water) 2 tsp vanilla extract  2 ¼ cup all purpose flour (maida) ½ tsp salt 2 ½ tbsp milk Steps In a bowl, add softened butter and beat it for 4 minutes on medium speed with handheld electric mixer or stand mixer with paddle attachment. Add icing sugar and beat it for 2 minutes, until well combined. Scrape down the sides with spatula and mix it well. Add egg and vanilla extract. Mix on medium speed until well combined.  Add flour and salt, mix until crumbly. Now add m

Star Bread with Spicy Garlic Chutney

Delicious Bread recipe with spicy garlic chutney and ghee. This star bread recipe is inspired from cinnamon sugar bread. I made this recipe using Indian flavors. Spicy garlic chutney, popularly known as red chutney is used in south Indian masala dosas. You can even make this bread recipe with pesto, green chutney or cinnamon sugar. Recipe Yield : 1 bread Oven Temp : 350℉/180℃ Bake Time : 30 to 35 minutes Ingredients Spicy garlic chutney:  12 dried red chilies 1 Tbsp oil 1 tsp cumin seeds 6 big garlic cloves or 12 small garlic cloves 1 tsp seedless tamarind  2 Tbsp roasted chana dal or pine nuts ¼ cup roughly chopped onion (half onion) ¾ tsp salt some water for grinding/blending Bread 2 tsp dry yeast 2 tsp sugar ¾ cup warm milk 2 ¼ cup all purpose flour (maida) 1 tsp garlic powder (optional) 1¼ tsp salt ¼ cup plain yogurt (curd) 2 Tbsp ghee + extra for filling corn meal or sooji Egg wash for golden crust : 1 Egg + 2 Tbsp milk (you can skip eg

Spicy Egg Fried Rice

Desi style spicy egg fried rice recipe. Recipe  Ingredients 2 cups cooked rice 3 eggs 2 tbsp oil 1½ tbsp finely chopped garlic (5 cloves approx.) 1 tsp finely chopped ginger 1 tsp red chili flakes 2 tsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp hot sauce 3 Tbsp tomato sauce or ketchup 1 tsp white vinegar Salt and pepper 1 Tbsp butter 1 cup finely chopped vegetables (cabbage, carrot, bell peppers ) 1 Tbsp chopped green onions 1 tsp chopped cilantro/coriander leaves. Instructions In a bowl, beat 3 eggs until frothy. In a pan, Heat 1 tsp oil and add beaten eggs over medium heat. As eggs begin to set, stir gently with a spatula. Continue cooking until no liquid egg remains. Turn off the heat, sprinkle pinch of salt and pepper. Keep the scrambled eggs aside. In a wok, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat. Add 1½ Tbsp of finely chopped garlic, 1tsp finely chopped ginger, 1 tsp red chili flakes. Saute for 2 minutes. Add 2 tsp soy sauce, 2 Tbsp hot sauce, 3 Tbsp tomato sauce or ketchup and 1 ts

Strawberry Cake

This is a soft, moist and delicious strawberry cake. Easy recipe that can be made using a blender! Recipe Yield: 1, 9 inch round cake Oven temperature: 350℉/180℃ Bake time: 30-35 minutes Video Ingredients Dry ingredients 1​​​​⅔ cups (213g) all purpose flour/maida 1 cup (200g) sugar 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt Wet ingredients 2 eggs ¾ cup oil/melted butter ½ cup yogurt ¼ cup milk  1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp lemon juice ¾ cup chopped strawberries Instructions Preheat oven to 350℉/180℃. Lightly grease a 9 inch cake pan with oil/butter and line it with a parchment paper. In a big bowl, add the dry ingredients, give it a mix with a whisk and keep it aside. In a blender, add all the wet ingredients and blend them for 1 minute or until well combined. Add the wet ingredients mixture to the dry ingredients, mix gently with a whisk, just until well combined. Do not over mix. Pour the batter into the prepared cake pan. Bake in

Pizza with garlic butter crust

The best pizza dough with garlic butter crust and vegetable toppings. Video Tutorial Recipe Yield: 4 small pizzas or 2 medium pizzas Oven temperature : 425℉/220℃ Bake time : 15 to 17 minutes. Ingredients  Pizza dough 1 cup warm water 2¼ tsp instant/active dry yeast (1 packet) 2 tsp sugar 3 cups all purpose flour  1¼ tsp salt 2 Tbsp olive oil + more for coating. Garlic butter 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 Tbsp minced garlic/ garlic powder ½ tsp Italian seasoning ¼ tsp salt Other ingredients  Cornmeal or semolina Pizza sauce Mozzarella cheese/pizza cheese Vegetable toppings of your choice More Italian seasoning/dried oregano (optional) Red chili flakes (optional) Instructions  Pizza dough: ◻︎Take warm water in a bowl/jar. (Do not use cold or hot water). Add sugar and yeast to warm water, mix and let it rest for 10 minutes to activate the yeast. ◻︎In a mixing bowl, add flour and salt. Give it a mix. Add the activated yeast mixtur