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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Fasting, Feasting, Fun - Chicken Wonton and many more...

Chicken Wonton


In our house, we rejoice an array of vivid vibrant festivities altogether coming from India and Pakistan, This month is something sparkling maybe because this festival is very much ebullient to my hubby dearest. The month of joy, celebration, family and friends - it cares not whether there are loose bonds or unfinished business, its a month to pray together, eat together and laugh together. I have come to love the fasting and feasting days of the month Ramadan. These days, I'm indulging in preparing amazing meal plans for Hashim so that he finds interesting elements during Suhoor and Iftar by freezing his favorite eatables, where malpura and different kebabs make a routine visit joining with awesome chocolate custard or fruit custard. For custard recipes simply click on the highlighted links. I prefer making stuffed samosa's, wontons, spring rolls, cheesy peri-peri bites, cheese balls, kebabs at home to have a check on its hygiene and nutritive value, it's not only health-friendly but it comes with a larger batch than the ready-made one's. In our house, everyone just savors its taste. Even if it's frozen for days the taste and texture remain flawless.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

From Playful Bunny To Dancing Hero!

Do you ever feel something is missing in your life? Have you ever felt bored or depressed at times? Despite of all the efforts you make to add entertainment in your life you yet feel hollow inside? Or it was just me! If you are one of me - let me give you a perfect partner that will help you to be yourself! 

Our world spins around our stunningly adorb bunny Nanu, he acts as an alarm and shows sign of life by 6 pm in the morning by giving repetitive high jumps against a classic french window. If this noisy trick doesn't work, then he will simply grip his water bowl in between his teeth and bang it against the floor, isn't he nimble witted  enough? We generally do not prefer to cage him as for us he is our baby, creating an environment that facilitates bunnies is very much important to keep them stress free. Yes! they too get anxiety attacks when left alone and not given requisite attention. We always pamper him by giving him different goodies in the form of cucumber, carrots, cabbage, tomatoes, spinach, whatever he demands afterall he is the apple of my eye! Hashim loves to feed him all day and I embrace his fluffy cotton candy feels.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Gujarati Special Undhiyu

UNDHIYU PHOTOGRAPHY and RECIPE VEG FOOD

We made Undhiyu for the first time, the triune of sweet, spicy and tangy gave their appearance in the most welcoming and cherished form, most of the veggies were used to excel the homemade undhiyu and Hashim was busy boiling water with fresh lemongrass to gusto tisane, our rabbit nanu has a penchant for greens and he too feasted on the fresh brought greens before the actual makings, despite of all this, the greens kept giving, It's our Gujarati's affinity and memories from the virtual world informed, it is simplest of meal and that was regular at paterfamilias table, my food philosophy is to eat seasonal and maintain a moderate portion control, and this one is what I mean, I truly mean! One bite will take you to the valley of felicity and you'll want to make it all long. It's LOADED with veggies in every bite and finished with much craved muthiya's meaning fenugreek fritters and amazing touch of banana's. Hell yes! twisting combo of garden fresh veggies, delicate fritters and BANANAs, so good and picky husband approved.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Pakistani vs Indian Food Reaction | Husband vs Wife | Pakistani Chicken Tikka vs Indian Masala Dosa


If you are following us for a while, you must be knowing our love for different tangents of food. As you all know I am extremely selective when it comes to non-veg food eating, on the other hand, Hashim, too isn't very fond of veg cuisine. Our runaways from the choices of cross border cuisines has always pushed to convince each other to try different delicacies in order to shut down our contrasting choices and this habit has been on our daily top to-do-list.

To end this up, we have finally decided to shuffle our plates and taste any of our highly preferable food items, as Hashim enjoys eating different versions of BBQ chicken so he has decided to pass on the taste of Karachi's famous BBQ dish "Chicken Tikka". As my love for south Indian food is evergreen, I have managed to make him try the yummiest "Masala Dosa" for now. I am sure many of you love these two classic dishes, manifestly India and Pakistan has the same style of food! As it's our first time, lets see how much we relish each-other's amazing meal plan. Watch this video for Indo-Pak food reaction and let us know your take too!



Pakistani vs Indian Food Reaction | Husband vs Wife | Pakistani Chicken Tikka vs Indian Masala Dosa

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Beguiling Pav bhaji or Vegetable Euphoria!

Beguiling Pav bhaji or Vegetable Euphoria! www.thehoggerz.com

I have always loved veggies from all the manifest corners of my soul, it brings joy, sparkles and happiness inside and around me, every string of my contentment is interlinked with the goodness of seasonal greens. What blooms my countenance are the idyllic evocations chained to every simple recipe connecting my lady love "my mama". She is a complete divine seraphic when it comes to cooking, I have always tried to add her feel, emotions and love in my veg dishes and luckily I have won the affinity of my beloved one's like she does! Today I am going to please you all with this yummy thick and immensely nutritive recipe assembled from fresh and beautiful vivid veggies. We call it Pav Bhaji as the bhaji meaning the mashed vegetable curry ideally gets served with absolute amount of Amul butter and ladle out hot without failing to miss the amount of embellishments like flavorful cilantro, crunchy onions and little cof lemon juice all over the top, this recipe goes amazingly well with pav meaning bread. 

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Finger Fish Delight

Finger Fish Delight www.thehoggerz.com

I hope everyone had a groovy holiday week! We were away for a family vacay, so I'm little late this year. To help you restrain your goals for 2018, I am sharing another kids-friendly and freezer friendly sapid dish you can enjoy with no endeavour. You can even daub the fish strips and prepare them night before but, I prefer this recipe freshly done.I love the inside softness of its flesh that totally melts in the mouth giving the lovely and pleasant taste of aromatic spices, worthy of each bite. I love to dive in the pool of fish dishes, perfect for non-veg hoggerz who love their meal on platter in no time, and you can count this recipe as one. Easily coated with breadcrumbs and not to mention the minimum level of elements fishes asks for. Fishes fried with out without spices, they taste stupendously better anyways.