Baked Meat Balls

Want to make some oil free appetizers and also please your family and friends? Try out these completely oil free, baked meat balls. Meat balls are basically prepared out of minced or ground meat(lamb, goat, chicken etc) mixed with herbs, spices, onions, breadcrumbs and egg. They are then either fried or baked.  You can also braise them in sauce. Same recipe can be tried in meatless version by using mashed vegetables.

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Bharwa Bhindi/ Bharli Bhendi / Stuffed Okra

Many English speaking countries call Okra as ladies’ fingers , including India. Unlike my son, Bhindi or okra was one of the vegetables I  hated,  until I tried out dahi bhindi at one of my friends’ place . Since then, I am obsessed with it and tried out different dishes and they all turned yum. I have prepared stuffed bhindi in many different ways and   they all tasted delicious.  In today’s recipe, Bhendi stuffing is prepared using various  spices , but the main spice which gives it extra flavor and taste is my homemade tandoori masala spice mix. If you don’t want to add tandoori masala, you can add garam masala instead.

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Indian Festival Sweets

India is a country of festivals and when we talk about festivals, Sweets and snacks is the first thing that comes to our mind. So,now since Ganesh Chaturthi and lot of other Indian festivals are coming closer thought of making a round up of recipes of Indian sweets from different regions in India. Here are few of the recipes you can prepare at home to celebrate festivals. All of the recipes are tried and tested from my fellow food bloggers and of course by me :).

IIndian Festival Sweets|poojascookery.com

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Fish Tandoori(Baked Version)

“Indian Appetizers are one among the best and nothing can beat it . ” Says me and my husband. 🙂 And of course, you won’t deny it too. Especially when it comes to hot and spicy kebabs, or tandoori. Whenever we visit any Indian restaurants, my son’s first choice of appetizers is Tandoori chicken which is loved anytime in my family. Nothing can beat the hot and smoky flavors of tandoori chicken.

But, have you ever tried out fish tandoori? Trust me, it is equally as delicious as chicken tandoori. Normally, tandoori is prepared in tandoor oven, but I normally prepare it in my convection oven. 

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