Mysore Chilli Chicken ….

This chilli chicken dish is simple yet skilled; it is hot but doesn’t burn, and it is tasty but not overly spiced. So much intricacy in this dish! Mysore chilli chicken dish So, let’s get started and first make the masala: Masala (marinade) 9 long dried red chilies (you can use either the Bedgi chilli […]

Crab with black pepper, kali mirch and milagu !!!

about ajoy i’ve been a chef for over three decades now! i trained in chennai and started off with the taj hotel group. i’ve owned nilgiri’s indian restaurant in sydney for over 15 years. i’m on a mission to dispel the myth that indian food is no more than a ‘curry in a hurry’! come […]

Kashmiri Rogan Josh Pandit style

Another week, another blog, folks. This dish is one of my favourites. When the rogan rises to the top, letting you know that after a long, slow cooking it’s ready to be eaten, it’s sheer joy! So, let’s get started! Here is a step-by-step version of this delicious Kashmiri ‘classic’ rogan josh recipe. you can […]

The journey must go on. . .!!

After nearly one-and-a-half years, 76 blogs later and having met some 108,000 people, it is now time for me to move on and do what I have always done, well, for almost 35 years it’s what I’ve been doing. And that is to go back to my ‘den’, the kitchen. Or, in other words, I […]