Opor Ayam – Indonesian Braised Chicken in Coconut Milk

Selamat Hari Raya Aidul Fitri! How about cooking Opor Ayam, a Javanese chicken curry where chicken is braised in coconut milk, enhanced with the fragrance of kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass and galangal, and topped with fried shallots. This tender chicken stew is going to leave your kitchen smelling wonderful!  Watch how to make Opor Ayam video at the end of post for all recipe steps Many may be shocked to…

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Shahi Tukda – Indian Bread Pudding

shahi tukda evaporated milk

Make this favourite Indian dessert, Shahi Tukda (Shahi Tukra), an Indian bread pudding, at your next dinner party or for Eid. My recipe is a quick Shahi Tukda recipe using evaporated milk and condensed milk to have this dessert ready in no time! I also pan fry the bread instead of deep frying but it still tastes AMAZING!  Watch how to make Shahi Tukda video at the end of post…

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Lebanese Style Baklava with Walnuts and Pistachios


This Eid, make lebanese style baklava, that is filled with walnuts and pistachios, and doused in orange blossom sugar syrup. This is an easy baklava recipe where you don’t have to brush each phyllo pastry sheet, instead you pour the melted butter and ghee over the baklava, saving LOTS of time! This will be a hit during Eid and any other time you make it. Crispy, sweet and DELICIOUS!  Watch…

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Quick and Easy Pressure Cooker Nihari (One Pot Beef Stew)

Nihari with the best Nihari Masala

This Eid ul Fitr, make a hearty and easy one pot beef (or mutton) stew to wow your Eid guests! Nihari usually takes half a day to make but with my quick and easy pressure cooker Nihari recipe, you will have it ready in less than TWO hours! My nihari masala is versatile and a keeper. A sublime mix of spices with fall off the bone meat pieces in a…

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