Month: April 2016

Soft Idli


It is made of soaking ,grinding  & fermented rice ,lentil then Steamed. Serve with sambar & chutneys. Ingredients (Make 25-30 idlis ) Idly rice 2 cup Urad dal 1/2 cup Flattened rice  thick 1/3 cup Fenugreek seeds 1 tbsp Salt to taste Method Wash… Continue Reading “Soft Idli”

Medu Vada


It is made with spiced urad dal batter and fried in donut shape dumplings. They are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. They are served with Sambar or Coconut Chutney. ingredients 1 cup urad dal 3 green chillies , roughly chopped… Continue Reading “Medu Vada”

Vanilla Chocochips Ice cream


Whipped cream blended with Condensed milk ,Vanilla extract & choco chips Ingredients Heavy whipping cream 2 cup 1 can Condensed milk or as much sweetness one like Vanilla extract/essence 1 tsp Chocochips mini 1/2 cup Method whipped heavy whipping cream using an electric beater… Continue Reading “Vanilla Chocochips Ice cream”

Mango Icecream


Easy to make 3 ingredients recipe.Mango pureed mixed with whipped cream & condensed milk.Adapted from a web @show me the curry ingredients Mango pulp (sweetened)-850 gm Condensed milk -1/2 tin Whipped cream -250 gm Mango cubes :-few(optional) Method :- Take a deep bowl..add mango pulp.condensed… Continue Reading “Mango Icecream”

Strawberry Pistachios Malai Kulfi


Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream , rose, mango, cardamom, saffron , and pistachio.Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavoured milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from… Continue Reading “Strawberry Pistachios Malai Kulfi”

Aloo Gobhi Curry


Boiled Potatoes & fried Cauliflower Florets ,Seasoned & simmer with Indian Spices. Ingredients Boiled potatoes 4 med size cut in chunks Cauliflower florets 2 cup Mustard Oil ?any cooking oil 2 tbsp Onion sliced med 2 Tomatoes chopped 3 Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp… Continue Reading “Aloo Gobhi Curry”

Vermicelli Upma


Vermicelli cooked with veggies & seasoned. ingredients 2 cups vermicelli 3 cups water 1 small red onion, chopped 3/4 to 1 cup chopped vegetables of choice (carrots, peas, beans, OR u r fav veg 2-3 green chillies, slit (as per u r choice) 1″… Continue Reading “Vermicelli Upma”

Oats Dhokla


Ingredients Oats -(roasted & powder)-1/2 cup Gramflour -1/2 cup Ginger & Green chillies paste -1 tsp Salt- to taste Lemon juice -1 tsp Fruit Salt -1 tsp Turmeric pwd-1/4 tsp Water to make batter For tempering Mustard seeds-1 tbsp Oil -1 tsp sugar- to… Continue Reading “Oats Dhokla”

Yellow Moong Dal & Spinach Crepe


Crepe prepared using Soaked & grind Split yellow moong Dal with Spinach . Ingredients Yellow moong dal (soaked) 1/2 cup Cumin seeds 1 tsp Asafoetida a pinch Salt to taste Spinach (chopped ) 1/2 cup Onion chopped small Green chillies 1 Method Grind soaked moong… Continue Reading “Yellow Moong Dal & Spinach Crepe”

Spicy oats & moong crepes with mint & cilantro chutney


Crepes prepared using Oats ,yellow split lentil & veggies . Ingredients Old fashioned Oats(powdered) 1/2 cup Yellow moong dal (soaked) 1/2 cup Turmeric 1/4 tsp Green chillies 1-2 Coriander powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Black Pepper powder to… Continue Reading “Spicy oats & moong crepes with mint & cilantro chutney”

Oats Uttapam


Oats & semolina Pancakes  prepared with  Indian spices & seasoned Ingredients Oats (roasted & powder) 3/4 cup Rava 1 tbsp Yogurt 1 cup Onion chopped. spinach chopped (optional) Curry leaves few chopped Green chilli chopped Salt to taste Red chilli powder optional Eno fruit… Continue Reading “Oats Uttapam”

Mutton Curry


Mutton marinated with Yogurt & cooked with Indian spices Ingredients 1 kg mutton 5 tbsp oil 1 cup curd 2 onion finely chopped 2 tbsp ginger paste 2 tbsp garlic paste 1½ tsp Kashmiri red chilly powder 1 tsp garam masala powder 1 tsp… Continue Reading “Mutton Curry”

Crispy Fried Fish


Indian non-vegetarian meal is incomplete without a Masala Fish Fry. it’s is a very common and staple dish.A nice spicy fish fry can be eaten on its own as an appetizer or starter or goes well with rice too. There are various ways of… Continue Reading “Crispy Fried Fish”

Pan Fried Tilapia


Tilapia fish marinated with Indian spices & shallow fry Ingredients Tilapia fillets 2 Turmeric powder 1 tsp Red chilli powder 1/2 tbsp Rice flour Salt to taste Lime juice 1 tsp Garlic paste 1 tsp Mustard oil?any cooking oil for frying Water if required… Continue Reading “Pan Fried Tilapia”

Sambar


Split yellow pigeon pea cooked with vegetables ,tamarind & seasoned.a lentil based soup or stew which is served with idli ,vada or rice .A Famous dish from south India. ingredients 2 Cup -Split pigeon peas(Toor Dal) water- to cook dal 1/2 tsp- Turmeric optional 3 Red… Continue Reading “Sambar”

Quinoa Vegetables Cutlet


Quinoa  is a source of complete protein ,a good source of dietary fiber and phosphorus and is high in magnesium and calcium.It is a healthy combination of quinoa and wholesome veggies with a tweak of Indian flavor.   ingredients Pre-washed Quinoa 1 /2 cup Water 1… Continue Reading “Quinoa Vegetables Cutlet”

Paneer Bhurji


Scrambled Cottage cheese cooked with Indian spices & seasoned Ingredients Paneer 250 gms Onions 2 small Tomatoes 2 medium sized Green chillies 2-3 Bay leaf 1 salt as per taste Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp Garam masala powder 1/4 tsp Kasoori methi(dried fenugreek leaves) 1/2 tsp… Continue Reading “Paneer Bhurji”

Kesar Peda


Ricotta cheese cooked with sugar & saffron ,decorated with Pistachios ingredients Ricotta cheese 1 cup Sugar ¼ cup to taste Saffron 15 to 20 strands Warm milk (3 tbsp Green cardamom powder Ghee ½ tsp Pistachios  slivered 10-12 Metho Soak the saffron strands in… Continue Reading “Kesar Peda”

Fresh Baby carrot & Orange juice


Carrots + Oranges  work well together and are a great source of Vitamin C, which supports the body in its ability to absorb iron, Beta-Carotene which converts to Vitamin A in the body and helps you maintain a youthful appearance and overall boosted an… Continue Reading “Fresh Baby carrot & Orange juice”

Sabudana Khichdi


Soaked Sago/tapioca cooked with boiled potatoes & roasted peanuts & seasoned. Ingredients Sago /sabudana -1/2 cups (soaked in 1/2 cup water or a little bit more)for 2-3 hrs so it absorb water & become fluffy. Salt to taste A pinch of turmeric optional Red… Continue Reading “Sabudana Khichdi”

Garlic Chutney


Garlic & red chili soaked in vinegar Grind & seasoned ingredients 1 pod garlic (peeled) 2-3 Dry Red chilies (hot) Vinegar 1 tbsp Salt to taste. Kashmiri chili 1 (for natural color) method Soak red chillies in vinegar for an hour, grind all the… Continue Reading “Garlic Chutney”

Green Coconut Chutney


Fresh Grated coconut & Green coriander leaves grind ,seasoned & tempered.its an accompaniment for south Indian dishes like idli,dosa & vada ingredients Fresh Coconut Grated 1 cup Green coriander leaves(chopped) 1Cup Green chilies 2-3 /as per taste bud Bengal gram(channa dal) 1/4 cup Salt to… Continue Reading “Green Coconut Chutney”

Fresh Watermelon Orange juice


Oranges are a Good source of vitamin C. Its helping cardiovascular health, reducing stroke risk, lowering cholesterol and even playing a role in improving brain.Watermelons too, are linked to having heart health benefits. The have also been shown lower blood pressure, boost the circulatory… Continue Reading “Fresh Watermelon Orange juice”

Dahiwale Aloo


Boiled potatoes simmered in Yogurt gravy ingredients Boiled potatoes, 3 medium sized Cumin seeds 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Red chillies (dry)- as per taste Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp Curd- 1 cup (whisked) Salt to taste Asafoetida a… Continue Reading “Dahiwale Aloo”

Aloo Rassedar


Boiled Potatoes Cooked in tomato gravy ingredients Potatoes-boiled peeled & cut to chunks 500 gm finely chopped ginger 1 tbsp Asafoetida a pinch 2-3 tomatoes chopped 1 tsp fennel seeds -roasted and coarsely grounded 1 tsp fenugreek seeds roasted and coarsely grounded 2 tsp… Continue Reading “Aloo Rassedar”

Bhareli Vangi


Stuffed Baby eggplant & cooked  with Indian spices. ingredients 10 baby brinjal 10 tsp desiccated coconut 8 tsp roasted & crushed peanut powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp garam masala/Goda masala 2 tsp tamarind pulp 2 tsp jaggery water… Continue Reading “Bhareli Vangi”

Paneer Butter Masala


Cottage cheese simmered In Makhani Gravy Ingredients Paneer – 250 g Onion- 1(large size) chopped Tomato puree-150 grams Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Coriander powder – 2 tsp Garam masala – 1/2 tsp Cashewnuts 10-12 soaked &… Continue Reading “Paneer Butter Masala”

Matar Paneer


Cottage cheese & Green peas Cooked in Indian spices Ingredients Frozen or fresh Green Peas – 1 cup Paneer – 250 gm Mustard Oil /any cooking oil – 1 tbsp + 2 tsp Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Onion – 1 medium chopped Ginger… Continue Reading “Matar Paneer”

Baingan Bharta


Smoked eggplant /brinjal & tomatoes mashed & seasoned.Seve as a side dish. Ingredients Large brinjal 1 Tomato -2 Garlic clove(chopped) 3-4 Mustard oil 1 tsp Salt to taste Green chillies (chopped)1-2 Lemon juice for more tangy flavor (optional)1 tsp Cilantro/green coriander leaves (optional) Method… Continue Reading “Baingan Bharta”

Butter Chicken


Butter chicken or murgh makhani is an Indian dish  of chicken in a mildly spiced curry sauce.Chicken is marinated for several hours in a Yoghurt and Indian spice mixture. The chicken is usually cooked in a tandoor but may be grilled, roasted, or pan-fried.Cooked/baked chicken Simmered in… Continue Reading “Butter Chicken”

Mint & Coriander Chutney


Green Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) & Mint  Grind & seasoned. Ingredients Handful of mint & cilantro(Coriander leaves) Garlic 1-2 Yogurt 1 or 2 tbsp Salt to taste Mustard oil few drops (optional) Grind all ingredients except oil & salt.take in a bowl add salt &… Continue Reading “Mint & Coriander Chutney”

Raw Mango Sweet & Spicy Chutney


Raw Mango cooked in Sugar syrup & seasoned with Indian spices.its an accompaniment to an Indian meal.Serve with Rice,dal or Chapati & paratha ingredients Raw mango 1 diced Sugar 1/2 cup or to taste Cumin seeds 1 tsp Dry red chillies 1 Red chilli powder… Continue Reading “Raw Mango Sweet & Spicy Chutney”

Grilled Chicken


Marinated Chicken with Indian Spices Grilled on Pan Ingredients 10 nos. Chicken(skinless drumsticks)/150 gm chicken breast ( cut in cubes ) 8 cloves Garlic 2 tbsps. Lime juice 3 tsp. Red Chili Powder 2 tsp. Coriander powder 4 tsp. Spice mix for Tandoori 2… Continue Reading “Grilled Chicken”

Kheer


Kheer is a rice pudding from the cuisine of the Indian Subcontinent, made by boiling rice, with milk and sugar on a slow fire ; it is flavoured with cardamom & nut.Served Hot or Chilled Ingredients 1/4th Cup or 100 g Basmati rice 1 can… Continue Reading “Kheer”

Thick Tomato Soup


Tomatoes & Vegetables Cooked in a pressure Cooker, pureed & seasoned. Ingredients Tomatoes 4 Garlic cloves 1-2 Baby Carrot 1-2 Beetroot small 1 Onion small 1 Bay leaves 1-2 Paprika to taste Sugar 1/2 tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Oil/Butter for… Continue Reading “Thick Tomato Soup”

Chilli Chicken with Gravy


Chilli Chicken is made of boneless chicken pieces deep fried and served with a Chinese gravy. ingredients Chicken: 500gms boneless Ginger garlic paste: 1tbsp Green pepper(capsicum): 1 Onions: 2 Green chillies: 3-4 (a per taste) Soy sauce: 2 tsp Cornflour: 3 tbsp Vinegar: 1… Continue Reading “Chilli Chicken with Gravy”

Chicken Manchurian


Minced Chicken balls Seasoned with soy sauce ,vinegar & simmered in Gravy .NO MSG used. ingredients Ground/Minced chicken 500 gm Egg 1 Salt to taste Red chilli flakes to taste(optional) Chopped garlic 2 tbsp + 1tsp Black pepper Powder 1 tsp Cornflour 4 tbsp… Continue Reading “Chicken Manchurian”

Quinoa with Vegetables


Quinoa Cooked with Vegetables & seasoned with Indian Flavor for a twist. Ingredients Quinoa cooked 1 cup Olive oil 1 tsp Mixed vegetables 1 cup Onion 1 small Green onions 1 Garlic cloves 1 -2 Ginger finely chopped 1/2″ Curry powder 1/2 tsp(optional) Paprika… Continue Reading “Quinoa with Vegetables”

Cashewnut laddu


Cashewnut powder cooked in sugar syrup to make a ball.its like a fudge. ingredient Cashewnut powder :-200 grams Sugar:- 3 &1/2 tablespoons Lukewarm milk:-3 teaspoon Ghee:-1/4 cup + for greasing Green cardamom powder 1 teaspoons method Heat sugar and 50 ml water in a… Continue Reading “Cashewnut laddu”

Coconut Laddoo


Laddoo is an Indian sweet that is often prepared to celebrate festivals or special occasions.It’s easy to make with few ingredients easily available at home.Desiccated coconut mixed with condensed milk to make a ball.one can use fresh grated coconut to make this ladoo.various type… Continue Reading “Coconut Laddoo”

Besan Laddu


Roasted gramflour in ghee & make in a ball shape. Ingredients 2 cups besan ½ cup ghee 1 cup powdered sugar 4 cardamoms-powdered Method dry roast the besan in a kadai or pan on slow flame for about 10-12 mins.keep on stirring continuously so… Continue Reading “Besan Laddu”

Banana Smoothies


Bananas are a very good source of vitamin ,minerals & dietary fiber.Milk is a healthy foods considered nutrient-rich because they serve as good sources of calcium and vitamin D as well as protein and other essential nutrients. Banana Blend with Milk infused with Saffron. Ingredients… Continue Reading “Banana Smoothies”

Yogurt & fruits Parfaits


Layered yogurt ,fruits & cereal bars.Complete Breakfast in a jar.Grab & go !! ingredients Thick low-fat Yogurt-1/2 cup Banana-1 small Honey-1 tsp (optional) strawberry chunks Cereal Bars(vanilla flavour) Mixed dry fruits-(cashew nut,almonds,walnut& raisins) Mint leaves -Twig(for garnish optional) Method- Put thick yogurt in a… Continue Reading “Yogurt & fruits Parfaits”

Avocado Smoothies


Ripe Avocado blended with Milk & ice. Ingredients: 1 ripe avocado 1-2 tsp of powdered sugar /honey 2 glasses of cold milk (about 500 ml) 1 to 1.5 glasses of cold water /ice cubes method Blend all ingredients ,Serve & enjoy!!

Strawberry & Oats Smoothies


Strawberry blended with Oats & garnish with Nuts.its like a breakfast in a jar. Ingredients Rolled oats (roasted )1/2cup Yogurt /curd 1/2 cup Strawberries -5-6 Honey to taste Pistachio & almonds for garnish(optional) Method Blend all ingredients together. Pour in glass .garnish with dry… Continue Reading “Strawberry & Oats Smoothies”

Chole Masala


Overnight soaked Chickpeas cooked with Indian spices Ingredients 1 cup chickpeas(soaked in water overnight) 4 tbsp Oil 1 tsp Cumin seeds 2 Bay Leaves 1 Big Onion finely chopped 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste 2 Tomatoes Finely chopped 1 tbsp Chana Masala Salt to… Continue Reading “Chole Masala”

Rajma


Red kidney bean Cooked with Indian spices.Served with Rice/roti Ingredients •Kidney beans,soaked overnight 1 cup •Salt to taste •Oil 4 tablespoons •Onions finely chopped 2 medium •Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons •Coriander powder 2 teaspoons •Cumin powder 1 teaspoon •Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon •Tomato… Continue Reading “Rajma”

Hare Moong ki Dal


whole green gram cooked with Indian spices Ingredients Whole Moong dal 1 cup Onion finely chopped 2 med Tomato 3 chopped Garlic cloves 3-4 crushed Ginger 1/2 ” finely chopped Bay leaves 2 Green chillies 1-2 finely chopped Hing a pinch Kasoori methi 1… Continue Reading “Hare Moong ki Dal”

Mutton Biryani


Rice Layered with Mutton & cooked on dum (slow fire)with Indian spices. Ingredients Mutton 500 grams Basmati rice 1 1/2 cups Salt Bay leaves 2 Green cardamoms 10 Black peppercorns 25-30 Cinnamon 3-inch stick Oil 1 tablespoon + to deep fry Onion sliced 5… Continue Reading “Mutton Biryani”

Spicy veg Pulao


Rice cooked wth Lots of vegetables & Indian spices Ingredients: Basmati rice/Long grain rice– 1 and 1/2 cups Vegetables – 3 cups (carrot, beans, potato, cauliflower) Green peas (fresh or frozen) – 1/4 cup One big onion – thinly sliced Curry leaves 10-12 Tomato… Continue Reading “Spicy veg Pulao”

Chicken Khada Masala


Chicken pieces cooked with Whole Indian spices. ingredients Chicken 1 kg Onion 3-4 medium sized Bay leaves 1-2 Black cumin seeds 1 tsp Black peppercorns 8-10 Fennel Seeds 1 tsp Mace 1/2 tsp Big Cardamoms 2-3 Cloves 4-5 Cinnamon 1 stick Green Cardamom 4-5… Continue Reading “Chicken Khada Masala”

Palak Chicken


Chicken pieces simmered in Pureed Spinach  & Indian spices. ingredients Chicken:-500gms /1 lb Spinach :- 1 bunch Onion : -1 cup (chopped) Coriander Leaves : -1 bunch Tomato :-1 (finely chopped) Bay Leaves:-1 Mustard Oil :-2 tbsp(any oil of your choice) Fennel Seeds: -1… Continue Reading “Palak Chicken”

Chicken Kofta Curry


Chicken Kofta is minced chicken balls.It’s Main Course of Indian cuisine. In the simplest form, koftas consist of minced chicken with spices.The meat is often mixed with other ingredients such as rice, eggs, and vegetables, to form a smooth paste. They can be grilled, fried, steamed, poached, baked… Continue Reading “Chicken Kofta Curry”

Gajar Halwa


Grated carrot cooked in milk & garnish with nuts.it’s awesome winter dessert ingredients Carrot 2 lb Ricotta cheese/khoya 1 cup Milk (whole/reduce fat)1/4 cup Raisin 10(soaked) Unsalted butter/ghee 1/4 cup Cashew nut 10-15 Almond(soaked.& sliced) 10-12 Sugar 2 cup to.taste Cardamom powder 1/4.tsp Method… Continue Reading “Gajar Halwa”

Strawberry & Mint Cold soup


Prepared using a Blender jar adding  yogurt  & fruits.Best during summer. ingredients Strawberries 1.5 cup Fresh Orange juice1/6 cup (2 tbsp +2 tsp) Mint leaves 5-6 Yogurt 1/3 cup Salt & pepper to taste Green chili 1 optional Honey 1tsp optional Mint leaves (garnish)… Continue Reading “Strawberry & Mint Cold soup”

Mixed Veg Soup


Healthy & delicious Soup prepared in one pot with lots of veggies. Ingredients Baby carrots 1/3 cup Celery stalks 1/3 cup Sweet corns 1/4 cup Frozen/fresh Peas 1/4 cup Green onions 1-2 Onion 1 medium chopped Garlic 3-4 finely chopped Bay leaves 1-2 Black… Continue Reading “Mixed Veg Soup”

Quinoa Soup


Healthy Quinoa soup with lots of veggies. Ingredients Quinoa uncooked 1/2 cup Mixed vegetables 1/4 cup Water/vegetable broth 2 cup Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Green onion 1 Garlic powder 1 tsp Oats(roasted & powder )1/2 tbsp Olive oil 1 tsp optional… Continue Reading “Quinoa Soup”

Cupcakes with Ganache


Cupcakes frosted with ganache & edible decors ingredients Make 6 cupcakes 1 cups all-purpose flour 1/ 4 unsalted butter, melted and cooled 1 large eggs 1/3 cup milk (whole or reduced fat) 3/4 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/3 cups granulated white sugar 1 1/4… Continue Reading “Cupcakes with Ganache”

Chocolate Cake with Ganache


Chocolate cake frosted with two ingredients ganache. Dry Ingredients All Purpose Flour- 1cup Powdered Sugar-3/4 cup (adjust as per taste) Hershey Unsweetened Cocoa powder-6 tbsp Baking soda -1 tsp Baking Powder-1/2 tsp Salt-1/4 tsp Wet ingredients Eggs-2 Rice Vinegar or( any vinegar )-1 tsp… Continue Reading “Chocolate Cake with Ganache”

Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake


Basic chocolate sponged cake without eggs. Ingredients All purposes flour 1 cup Baking soda 1/2tsp Baking powder 3/4 tsp Cocoa powder 1 1/2(One.& half) tbsp Unsalted butter 4tbsp Condensed milk 1/2tin Vanilla essence 1tsp Coffee powder (optional) 1/2 tbsp Water/carbonated soda-1/2 cup Salt a pinch… Continue Reading “Eggless Chocolate Sponge Cake”

Eggless Banana Nut Bread


Banana Nut bread is a type of bread made from mashed bananas. It is often a moist, sweet, cake.over ripe bananas are essential to the success of this quick bread.crunch that walnuts gave this banana bread,so always a little bit extra.It added a toasty nuttiness… Continue Reading “Eggless Banana Nut Bread”

Besan Kadhi


Gram flour Dumplings simmered in Gram flour, yogurt &Spices Mixture. ingredients 3 cups curd 1 cup gram flour(besan) 6 cups water 1 tsp Turmeric 1/2 tsp asafoetida 1 tsp Chilli Powder Salt to taste 1-2 whole red chilies 4 tbsp Mustard oil For the… Continue Reading “Besan Kadhi”

Spinach Soup


Blanched & Pureed Spinach with Dash of Cream. Spinach Puree(chopped & Blanched) 2 cup Oats (roasted & powder)2 tbsp Olive oil/Butter 4 tsp Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste Red crushed pepper & Oregano (optional) Onion powder 1 tsp Garlic powder 1/2 tsp… Continue Reading “Spinach Soup”

Banana Cake


Ripe Banana flavor & walnut Crunch make a Delicious cake. Ingredients All purpose flour(AFP) 1.5 cup Ripe bananas 2 (mashed) Baking powder 1/2 tsp Brown sugar 3/4 cup Oil 1/2 cup Eggs-3 Walnuts 1/2 cup (dust with AFP) Lime juice 1tsp Confectioners sugar (toppings… Continue Reading “Banana Cake”

Apple Cake


Simple Plain cake Adding apple & cinnamon enhance its flavor. Ingredients Red apple -3 chopped All purpose flour 1.5 cup Eggs -3 (room temp) Sugar -1/2 cup Oil -1/2 cup Baking powder 1/2 tsp Cinnamon -1tsp (optional) Method Preheat oven 180 c /350 f… Continue Reading “Apple Cake”

Semolina Cutlet


Cutlets made by using Semolina ,Paneer & Nuts. Ingredients 1 cup Semolina(suji) 1 cup Milk 1 cup Water Salt to taste 1 tsp ghee/oil fillings 100 g paneer 12-15 raisins(optional) 3-4 cashew nuts, finely chopped(optional) 3-4 almonds, finely chopped(optional) 1/2 tsp green chillies, finely… Continue Reading “Semolina Cutlet”

Grilled Paneer


Paneer Pieces Grilled & serve on a bed of crunchy Veggies. ingredients Paneer pieces 8-10 Curry powder 1 tsp Garlic powder 1/2 tsp Olive oil 1 tsp Kasoori methi(Dry roasted) 1 tsp Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste Red Chilli powder 1/2 tsp… Continue Reading “Grilled Paneer”

Stir Fry Garbanzo


Boiled Garbanzo sauteed with Veggies & seasoned.can serve as side dish or a healthy snack. ingredients INGREDIENTS Boiled Garbanzo 1 cup; Olive oil /any cooking oil 2 tsp Mustard seeds 1 tsp Roasted Sesame seeds (white)1tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Onion… Continue Reading “Stir Fry Garbanzo”

Healthy Bowl


Boiled Soya Chunks With Sauteed Veggies & Seasonings ingredients Soya chunks cooked 1 cup Olive oil /any cooking oil 1 tbsp Curry powder 1/8 tsp(optional) Salt to taste Black Pepper to taste Onion 1 small diced Green chilli 1-2/tastebuds Green Bell pepper 1 diced… Continue Reading “Healthy Bowl”

Quinoa Khichdi


light & healthy for snacks or breakfast ingredients Quinoa 1/4 cup Roasted Peanuts 1 tbsp Green Chilli 1 Oil 1 tsp Curry Leaves 3-4 Mustard seeds 1 tsp Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp Lemon juice 1 tsp /to taste water method heat a saucepan add… Continue Reading “Quinoa Khichdi”

Quinoa Salad


Cooked quinoa mixed with crunchy  vegetables & Nuts Ingredients Quinoa Pre-washed 1/2 cup Water 1 cup Salt to taste Black pepper to taste Lime juice 1 tsp Green onion 1 chopped Baby Carrot 4-5 Diced Celery sticks 1 chopped Olive oil 1 tsp Almond… Continue Reading “Quinoa Salad”

Chicken Bezule


Deep fried Mangalorean chicken. ingredients 1/2 kg Chicken, cut into small bite/ur choice size pieces To grind: { Coriander leaves- a handful 15 -curry leaves 3 green chillies 1″ piece ginger 4 cloves garlic } 1 1/2- 2 tsp Chilly powder 1/2 tsp garam… Continue Reading “Chicken Bezule”

Chicken65


Chicken marinated with spices & deep fry . ingredients Ingredients Boneless chicken 1 lb Marination Salt to taste Cumin powder 1tsp Coriander powder 1tsp Garam masala 1/2 tsp Chilli powder /paste to taste Egg 1 Cornflour 1-2 tbsp Oil to fry Method Clean &… Continue Reading “Chicken65”

Oats & Quinoa Khichdi


Oats & quinoa Cooked with Indian spices & vegetables. ingredients Quinoa (pre-washed)1/2 cup Old fashioned oats 1/2 cup Assorted vegetables (carrot ,beans,corn,green peas)1 cup Curry powder 1 tsp Onion small 1 sliced Ginger 1/2″ finely chopped Green chilli 1 or to taste Garlic Cloves… Continue Reading “Oats & Quinoa Khichdi”

Chicken Dum Biryani


Biryani is a famous Dish from  Hyderabad, India. It is made using Basmati rice only.Lot of Indian spices and condiments used in it, meat and rice are cooked separately before being layered and cooked together.It is prepared on Dum means cooked on lowest flame after sealing the… Continue Reading “Chicken Dum Biryani”

Thandai


Milk blended with nuts & whole spices.Serve Chilled Ingredients Milk 1.5 tr Saffron strands (soak in milk) Sugar powdered 1/4 cup or to taste To make a paste Almond soaked & peeled 1/4 cup Cashewnut soaked 10-12 Pistachio 10-12 soaked Black peppercorns 10-12 Cardamom… Continue Reading “Thandai”

Mint Lassi


Lassi is a blended yogurt ,with spices & best as a summer drink. Ingredients Low Fat Yogurt  2 cup Handful of Mint 10-12 Salt /Black salt to taste Roasted Jeera Powder Method blend all ingredients ..together & enjoy Refreshing Mint Lassi !!!

Watermelon Mint Cooler


Watermelon, ice, and sugar are simply blended together in this quick treat. Watermelon deseeded & cubes 2 cup Mint leaves 10-12 Sugar (optional) Thin lime slices 4-5 Water 1/4 cup Ice cubes optional Black salt optional Method Add watermelon & water to a blender… Continue Reading “Watermelon Mint Cooler”

Egg Curry


Boiled eggs simmered in Indian spices Ingredients Boiled egg -6 & saute in pan using 1tsp oil Onion 1 large(chopped) Tomato -3 chopped Garlic ginger & green chilies paste 1tbsp Turmeric powder 1/2tsp Red chilli powder 1tsp (to taste) Cumin powder 1/2tbsp Coriander powder… Continue Reading “Egg Curry”

Chicken Curry


Chicken Pieces simmered in Indian spices . Ingredients Whole chicken 1.5 kg Red onion 3 med (sliced) Ginger garlic chilli paste -2 tbsp Mustard oil 250 ml Red chilli powder -1/2 tbsp Cumin powder 1 tbsp Coriander powder 1 tbsp Yogurt (blend) 1/4 cup… Continue Reading “Chicken Curry”

Mustard Flavored Shrimp Curry


Shrimps are an excellent source of low-fat and low-cal protein and are abundant in Vitamins.It’s a great source of Omega3 fatty acids and an excellent way include a protein. It’s also high in iron, zinc and vitamin E but low in saturated fat. Shrimps is a… Continue Reading “Mustard Flavored Shrimp Curry”

Boondi Laddoo


Boondis are very small, round deep fried balls that have been soaked in fragrant sugar syrup. ingredients Gram flour (Besan) 1 cup Sugar 1 cup Water 1/2 cup Melon seeds-1 tbsp Raisins 10-12 cardamom powder -1 tsp crushed saffron strands few Kewra water few… Continue Reading “Boondi Laddoo”

Kesar Burfi


Kesar Burfi or Saffron Milk Fudge is a dense milk based sweet confectionery from India.it’s traditional South Asian Sweet dish (Barfi). Flavor of a barfi is often enhanced with fruits & nuts.They are typically cut into square, diamond, or round shapes. Different types of… Continue Reading “Kesar Burfi”

Fruity & Nutty Kheer


Delicious Kheer made up of Lotus seeds  & dry fruits .Apple gives a Crunchy taste. Ingredients Milk -1 Liter Apple(Grated) -2 Lotus Seeds- 1 cup Assorted Nuts(chopped)-1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup +1 tsp or to taste Green Cardamom Powder 1 tsp Unsalted Butter/ghee 2… Continue Reading “Fruity & Nutty Kheer”

Instant Rabdi


Orignal Rabdi is made by reducing fresh whole milk.it takes lot of energy & time.sharing a less complicated version of mine.

Sabudana Kheer


Sabudana Kheer is a delicious festive dessert made with sabudana (tapioca pearls) flavored with cardamom and saffron.

Kesar Badam Kulfi


Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream , rose, mango, cardamom, saffron , and pistachio.Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavoured milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from… Continue Reading “Kesar Badam Kulfi”

Fish curry


Fried Fish in a mustard gravy .it’s a popular Dish in Bengal & Bihar Ingredients Tilapia /any fish with bone 1 kg Yellow mustard seeds 2 tbsp Garlic paste of (medium size Pods )3 Turmeric powder 2 tsp + 1/2 tbsp Red chilli powder… Continue Reading “Fish curry”

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