Author Archives: gudkuk24

About gudkuk24

Love cooking,reading,gardening,listening to music.Have a great zest for life! I do not balk at changes that need to be made to keep me positive. I have an upbeat view of life and take disappointments as experiences and I move on!

Chocolate Chip Cookie

During the COVID 19 Pandemic, with so many in New Jersey losing their lives and the Hospitals overwhelmed with COVID 19 patients. Kismet and I decided that we must bake for the Doctors, Nurses Aides etc. who are literally putting … Continue reading

Posted in All Purpose Flour, Baking, baking powder, baking soda, Brown Sugar, Butter, Chocolate Chips, sugar, Vanilla extract | Leave a comment

Kaldeen

Serving : 4                            Time: 30 min                      Difficulty : Easy This dish was taught to me by Joyce … Continue reading

Posted in Canola oil, Chilli Powder, Coconut Milk, Fish, Garlic, Green Chillies, onions, Tilapia, Turmeric | Leave a comment

Valencia Style Paella

Serves : 6 to 8                          Total time : 1 hr 20 mins                Difficulty : Medium I have been meaning to try … Continue reading

Posted in Capers, Chili flakes, Cilantro leaves, Garlic, Kosher salt, Mussels, olive oil, onions, Pepper powder, Rice, Saffron, Sausages, Scallops, Shrimp, Tilapia, Tomato, White Wine | Leave a comment

Crusty Artisan Loaf – No Knead

Serving : 4 – 6                   Time : 18 to 24 hrs                 Difficulty : Easy This is my first attempt at making an Artisanal Loaf! After … Continue reading

Posted in Active Yeast, All Purpose Flour, Bread, Kosher salt, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Chicken Pickle

      Total time: 1 hr. Prep time: 1/2 hr. Cook time: 1/2 hr Ingredients: 1 lb boneless chicken thighs cut into 1 inch(5cm) cubes. 2 bulbs of garlic peeled 1 1/2 inch piece of ginger peeled and cut … Continue reading

Posted in Cardamom Black, Cardamom Green, Cinnamon, Cloves, Cumin, Curry leaves, Garlic, Ginger, Khada Masala Powder, Peppercorn, Serrano chilies, Vinegar, Whole Red Chillies -Badgi or New Mexico | 2 Comments

No Yeast Pizza Dough

This makes thin crust Pizza very nicely. Not good for a thick crust Pizza Ingredients : 2 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour 1/1/3rd tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp oil – Canola or veg 2/3rd cup water … Continue reading

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Kadhai Chicken

Serves : 4                               Total Time : 2 hrs prep time. 30 min cook time   Ingredients : 1 Kg Chicken – cut into 5 cm … Continue reading

Posted in Bell pepper, Canola oil, Chicken, Chilli Powder, Cilantro leaves, Coriander seeds, Cumin, Fenugreek leaves( kasuri methi), Garam Masala, Garlic, Ginger, Green Chillies, Khada Masala Powder, Red chillies - Bedgi, Tomato | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Coconut Rice

Posted in Coconut Milk, Coconut Rice, Garlic, jalepenos, Mustard seeds, onions, Rice | Leave a comment

Pan Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

Serves:  6                               Time: 1 hr 10 min                             Difficulty :  Easy Ingredients: Chicken … Continue reading

Posted in Canola oil, Chicken, Chilli Powder, Dried Oregano, Dried Thyme, Garlic powder, Mustard powder, Onion powder, Paprika, Potatoes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creamy Smothered Pork Chops

Serving : 6                                                    Time : 1 hr.                 … Continue reading

Posted in Bone-in Pork Chop, Garlic powder, Heavy Whipping cream, Onion powder, Pepper powder, Unbleached flour, Vegetable oil | Tagged , | Leave a comment