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chenna kaju palak (fresh cheese dumplings in cashew and spinach) | Playful Cookinglink to Chenna Kaju Palak

Chenna Kaju Palak

Last year, my weekly meal plan helped me a lot. There was barely any food wastage and my refrigerator would get empty every Friday. I enjoyed the ritual. But then, life got a little chaotic and that meal plan board was hanging empty for several months. From last week, I started the habit again and I am already feeling amazing about it. Now, the meal plan always involves glancing through cookbook, blogs, food websites and of course, addressing my boy’s request. As I was glancing through Chef Todiwala’s Spice Box cookbook, this recipe of potato, nut and paneer croquettes in…

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Chicken Kofta Dum Biryani

When your daily routine revolves around cooking every single day, be it for a job or to feed your family, there comes a day in the week when you need a break from the mundane. I go through this phase at least once every week, mostly on Fridays. That day, my bones get lazier than ever. Other than cooking for Avyan, all I do in the kitchen is prepare an easy egg sandwich for lunch. As for the dinner, either Arvind puts on his chef hat or we order take out.

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Lemon Shortbread Bars and Carrot Pistachio Truffles

My favorite season is finally here with longer daylight, beautiful sunshine and pretty flowers! Now, all I ask from the weatherman is not to predict anymore frequent showers, storm or anything that takes away the Spring. Last week was pretty dull and boring with non-stop rain and cold winds, but what kept me excited was seeing Arvind finalizing the new design for blog. In between all the crazy workload, my sweetheart somehow managed to find time for planning, writing, fixing bugs and creating this new look. I feel SO proud and yes, I know :) I am one lucky girl!