Sunday, 26 February 2012


Calzone originated from Italy. It is shaped like a semicircle, with the dough folded over and stuffed with ingredients common to pizza.

Remember the Mughlai Malai Chicken recipe that i posted yesterday? I used the same chicken in the filling for this !

This recipe yields 2 Calzones.

So for my version of the Calzone, you'll need,

(For the dough)
2 1/2 cups of All purpose Flour
1/2 tsp of Salt
3 tbsp of Oil
2 tbsp of Yeast
1 tbsp of Sugar

(For the Sauce)
2-3 large Tomatoes
1 Onion finely diced.
1 tsp of freshly crushed Garlic
3-4 tbsp of Tomato ketchup
Salt to taste
1 1/2 tsp of Red chili flakes (adjust according to taste)
1/2 tsp of Oregano
1/2 tsp of Thyme

(For the Filling)
1 cup of Any type of prepared chicken (I used Mughlai Malai Chicken)
2 large Capsicum diced
1 large tomato diced
1 large Onion diced
1 cup of Mozzarella Cheese shredded
1/2 cup of Cheddar cheese 

Method :

(For the Dough)
Mix Yeast and Sugar with 4-5 tbsp of warm water. Place it in a water bath (Boil water, turn off heat and place this glass in the water) Leave to froth for 5-6 minutes.

Mix flour, salt, oil and the yeast sugar mixture to make a soft dough. 
Add warm water if needed.

Leave to rise for 1 hour.

(For the Sauce)

Blend tomatoes with a little bit of water. Keep aside.

Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a sauce pan. Add onion, cook till transparent.

Add freshly crushed garlic, cook till fragrant.

Add purred tomatoes...

...salt, red chili flakes, oregano, sugar and a little water.

When a little thick, add thyme.

Cook till saucy and thick.
Leave to cool.

(To Assemble)

Knead the dough a little, divide the dough in half. Roll out 1 half and place it on the baking tray in a circle.
Do the same with the other half, placing it on the other sheet. Leave for 20-30 minutes to rise.

Add the sauce , chicken, vegetables and cheeses on one side only.

Fold it over. I used butter paper underneath it, to lift it, as i baked both of these in the same tray.

Pinch in the sides so that the filling does not leak out. Make 2-3 indentations on the top.

I baked both of these together on a cookie sheet :D

Bake for 15-20 minutes in a preheated oven at 200 degree centigrade.

Enjoy !! 

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Saturday, 25 February 2012

Mughlai Malai Boti

My parents were going to someone's wedding today, 
so we decided to make something for ourselves, and as usual my brother wanted pizza
I was not going to give in to that, I've had my share of pizzas, and they r quite a lot, and yea, you guessed it, I wanted to try something different.

But he wouldn't eat anything else, so i had to come up with something that revolves around a pizza.

 Calzone, thats what came to my mind ! (I'll post the recipe for that tomorrow!)

I had this a few months back at Port Grand, and i thought about making it at home, but literally forgot about it till today.

So, for the filling i had to have chicken

I thought about doing teriyaki chicken, chicken tikka, and blah blah. You have no idea how many possibilities came to my head. I finally settled on chicken tikka, but i didnt have yogurt on hand, but there was cream, why not make malai boti, thats what i did !

I just added everything i could find ! :D
so yea, this recipe is totally mine !! 

The chicken pieces can be added to spaghetti, pizza, sandwich or can be eaten as it is ! 
Super Juice and Totally Delicious either way !

Ingredients :
1/2 kg Chicken boneless (cut in cubes)
5-6 tbsp of Cream
2 tbsp of Cream cheese 
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp of Black pepper
1/4 tsp of Chaat Masala
1/4 tsp of All Spice
1 1/2 tsp of finely chopped Green Chilies
1 tbsp of Lemon Juice.

Method :

Marinate Chicken in all the ingredients for 1 hour.

Put the chicken pieces on skewers.

Than grill them on a pan or coal or you can bake them as well.

Serve with ketchup or coriander raita or a dip of your choice!
Get ready to be praised !
Enjoy !!

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Friday, 24 February 2012

Cakes !

Hi guys !! 
this past week has been exhausting
I've been making cakes non stop !

I'm really tired now.

I'll be sharing the pictures of the cakes i made this week.

You can also see them on my page

Click on the name of the cake to go directly to that page.

Oh kay, so here goes,

New and improved version of the doctor themed cake.

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Thursday, 16 February 2012

Recipes So Far

Hey guys !

Here is a review of all the recipes I've made from July 2011 till today !

Browse through and Enjoy!!

(Click on the name of the recipe to go directly to that recipe's page)

     Electric Lemonade             &                         Dhaba Karahi

               Chanay ki Daal ka Halwa           &            Donuts With Chocolate Glaze                                       

                Chicken Pulao             &             Maash Daal                        

                       Chicken Bread                      &                      Cheesy Bread Rolls                   

                Dahi Barey                         &                      Ras Malai                   

Baked Capsicum Stuffed With Mince Fried Rice   &                    Chow Mein                                     

                           Fried Potato Sandwiches     &      Quick Chicken Biryani                           

                                 Khattay Allo            &             Pull Apart Chicken Bread                

                 Chicken Tikka Pizza         &               Gulab Jamun                      

                                Mehndi Inspired Cookies        &        Mocha Mousse Cake                                   

            Sweet Corn and Pasta Salad        &           Cinnamon Sticks                       

        Hyderabadi Mutton Pulao                  &                 Cold Coffee                            

Cookies N Cream Cupcakes         &       Chicken Dam Kabab     

                      Potato Salad                      &             Khatti Meethi Chaat                 

           Chocolate Chunk Cookies                 &               Pani Puri                             

            Kohati Qeema                     &                     Drumsticks              

      Potato Cutlets                     &                 Chicken Karahi     

             Chapli Kabab                    &                 Stir Fried Beef and Vegetables

           Kashmiri Tea                    &                 Potato and Cheese Balls

Dark Chocolate Brownies                   &                  Shami Kabab

Triple Chocolate Brownies               &                      Chicken Jalfrezi

                               Coffee                    &                   Matar Pulao with Tomato Chutney