I was surprised to see that my last post was 20th June!!! My laptop has some issues and the page does not load completely which does not allow me to post a post… ūüôā ¬† The ipad is complicated when it comes to such things. ¬†But honestly my hands have been itching to write and I sit down to do so

So much is pending to share…some good and some sad.
I will start with the sad. ¬†A bustling high end Mall was blatantly attacked by heavily loaded terrorists, who brutally killed all who came their way. 62 people lost their lives, 175 people injured… These are just civilians. ¬†Apart from this 3 security personnel killed and many injured. ¬†Not to mention, that 7 out of those terrorists were killed too, but I feel that the were prepared to die. ¬†4 days people like us who suffered thinking that ¬†we could have been one of those who were directly affected, spent the time in front of television sets waiting for the ordeal to end. ¬†It was sad, just to know how mercilessly the hostages were being treated inside and how even small children were killed heartlessly. ¬†Made me think, what will the world end at???? We can just pray for peace around the world.
Now for the good news… I have seen blog awards being passed on from one blogger to another and I have longed to have one. ¬†And the lovely Sona of Sona’s Quick Pick just made my dream come true. ¬†She gave me not one but two blog awards. ¬†Thank you sooooo much my ¬† (I have copied the blog link but I dont¬†
know why its not working.  So please check out her wonderful blog.  She has a great sense of humor and lovely 

About my nominations.  Since I have just returned, I dont have 15 bloggers who I would like to nominate, but 
I am going to nominate whoever I can. РLovely pics, and awesome recipes – Amazing lady giving great recipes – Talented lady giving great dishes – Awesome bengali recipes, and some yummy clicks – Some great recipes by a great woman – Delicious food by a sweet lady – Some really good recipes by a very talented lady – praiseworthy recipes and clicks

Secondly,  my move to a new country brought into my life my greatest achievement.  It started with the desire to

do something I have always loved to do Рcook.  Getting into the food business has been my dream and get 
into this I did and the following is what I achieved…
My joys knew no bounds and I just wanted to share it with my friends.
To celebrate these and the continuity of life I am sharing this recipe with you of Chicken Kathi Roll


For the Roll1 cup maida / refined flour
1 cup atta / wheatflour
a pinch of baking powder
1 tspn – oil
1/4 tspn  Рsalt


Mix everything and knead into a smooth soft dough using enough water, and let it rest for about 1/2 hour.
Then roll into big thin chappatis and semi cook and keep aside

For the filling 

250 grms chicken (boneless chopped into small dices)
1 capsicum – thinly sliced
1 onion – thinly sliced
1 tomato – pureed
2 tspn – dhania / corriander powder
1 tspn – garam masala
1/2 tspn – haldi / turmeric powder
1 tspn – chicken masala
1 tspn – kasoori methi / dry fenugreek leaves (optional)
1 small bunch – mint leaves
1 small bunch corriander leaves
1/4 tsp – cinnamon powder
2 bay leaves
2 tbspn – ketchup
green chillies – as per taste
4 flakes – garlic (minced)
1 small pc ginger – grated


In a wok add some oil and let heat add the garlic and let fry.  Then add the onions and fry till golden brown
Now add the masalas (turmeric, corriander powder, garam masala, chicken masala – in that order, mixing well after each addition)
Then add the tomato puree and the ginger and fry till oil separates
Add the mint leaves and mix
Add the capsicum and chicken and cook till the chicken is cooked and the curry dries up completely
Add the ketchup, fenugreek leaves and green chillies

For the assembling

Julienned carrots
Thinly sliced onions
Thinly sliced cucumber
Mint chuntey
Lettuce leaves

Method :-

Cook the semicooked chappatis completely
Take away from pan
Layer with lettuce leaves
In the center put the chicken mixture
Spread the sliced onions, carrots, and cucumber slices
Top with chutney
Wrap tightly and cover with foil on one end

Am tired now. Forgive me for errors please.

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  1. Sayantani

    at times with so much going on in our lives we just lose count of the days. it has happened to me as well when just dint post for a long streatch of time. the kathi rolls look perfect. great for the celebrations that has already started.

  2. easyfoodsmith

    Thanks Shella for keeping me in your thoughts and for your kind words.

  3. Navaneetham Krishnan

    It saddens to hear about such terrible incidents which has happened. Btw, its a wonderful roll stuffed with equally interesting ingredients.

  4. Sayantani

    hey Shella thanks a bunch for the award dear.

  5. Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights

    Hi Shella, welcome back. Did think about you several times but glad we could connect on fb now ūüôā
    Thank you so much for the awards, it means a lot.
    And what a lovely recipe, one of my favs…and congrats on that article and I bet you loved the experience.

  6. Suchismita Majumdar

    Thanbks so much Shella for the award…and very best of luck with your new venture ūüôā

  7. Kurryleaves

    Thank you sooo much for the award dear!!!hugs!!

  8. foodpassionandlove

    Nice to read ur post!!I too wonder how people can be soo cruel!Saddenning rt!!Btw The Chicken Roll looks like a perfect power packed meal!!Soo yummm!!

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