Mutanjan | Sweet and Colourful Pakistani Rice | Meethe Chawal

Mutanjan - Sweet and Colourful Pakistani Rice - Meethe Chawal

As I am attempting to return back to the blogsphere, I had a look down the  ‘Drafts’ section of my blogger dashboard and was rather pleased to find a number of recipes and posts that were semi-ready to be published. One recipe that caught my eye was this one – sweet and colourful Mutanjan rice.Read more

Cheats Aloo Paratha – How To Make The Easiest Aloo Paratha Ever

The Easiest Aloo Paratha Ever - Cheats Aloo Paratha

OK, so this certainly wasn’t how I imagined making my come back. I imagined coming back with an innovative, majestic, or at least slightly impressive recipe. What can I say? Things have changed. It’s been 3 years since my last recipe blog post. The last time I posted a recipe on here, I was swollen,Read more

Palak Paneer – Spinach and Paneer Curry

Who here loves themselves a good bit of paneer? To tell you all the truth, I’ve not always been a fan of paneer (Check the story of the Sweet and Sour ‘Chilli’ Paneer for how I fell in love with paneer). I’d always thought it was too rubbery and tasteless, like it was missing something.Read more

Chana Pilau / Pulao – Pakistani Chickpeas and Rice

Chana Pilau - Pakistani Chickpeas and Rice

Here’s another super simple and easy Pilau recipe that I love to prepare on a day when I’m just not bothered to go all out – yes I have those days! Another bonus with this particular pilau is it’s a one-pot meal and uses few spices, so this Chana Pilau is a definite winner! IRead more

Mattar Pilau / Pulao – Pakistani Rice with Peas

Mattar Pilau - Pakistani Rice with Peas

Peas and rice – we have here a much loved pair. Lets pair that with some soft, caramelised fried onions and aromatic cloves and cinnamon. We have here a winning combination. Mattar Pilau, rice cooked with peas and onions, have always been a favourite at my Mother’s house. My Mother would cook this to serveRead more

Anda Bhuna – An Easy, Simple and Quick Egg Bhuna Curry

Anda Bhuna - An Easy, Simple and Quick Egg Bhuna Curry

Egg Bhuna is an incredibly easy and quick recipe and in my opinion is ideal for a beginner cooker. The main effort in this recipe is cooking down the masala into the correct consistency – other than that, the spices are very simple and the egg is boiled separately from the curry, making this as easy asRead more

Easy Bhuna Chana Masala – Chickpea Curry

Easy Bhuna Chana Masala - Chickpea Curry

Typing up a long overdue recipe this evening, as my laptop keyboard continues to torment me. I posted the following picture of my ritual Desi breakfast on a Saturday morning a few weeks ago on my instagram – usually I use Friday night’s leftovers and serve them with a paratha or poori but on this particularRead more

Leftover Rice Kheer

Leftover Rice Kheer - Easy Recipe to Minimise Leftovers @ Fatima Cooks

Ever have a very sorry looking pot of plain white rice sitting on your stovetop the day after a special dinner? Yes, you thought you had very smartly calculated exactly how many cups of rice you’ll need to avoid wastage, but alas as always, leftovers win and you lose….? I know exactly how that feels! LeftoversRead more