Arachu Vitta Sambar

Mixed lentils with drumsticks, coconut, tamarind and spices. This sambar recipe is made with urad dal, tur dal and a little channa dal. Ingredients 2 tomatoes – chopped 1 cup yellow lentil (tur dal) 1/2 cup of drumsticks 1 onion – chopped 1/2 cup tamarind extract A pinch of turmeric powder Salt – to taste…

Recipe of Baked Paneer Samosa

Samosa cones filled with a delectable and tangy paneer stuffing, baked perfect! Ingredients 6-7 samosa bases 250 gm paneer 1 cup peas 1/2 cup onions 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste 1/2 tsp chilli powder Salt to taste How to Make Baked Paneer Samosa Take crushed paneer, add chopped onions, fresh peas, ginger & garlic…

Recipe of Home Style Baked Pasta

Pasta mingled with a fresh veggie mix, some tangy tomato puree and lots of cheese. Topped with breadcrumbs and baked golden. Ingredients 200 gm any short pasta 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium sized onion, chopped 1 Tbsp minced garlic 1 cup mixed bell peppers 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup spinach, blanched, chopped 1…

Recipe of Dum Paneer Kali Mirch

A fragrant curry brightened with black pepper. Exclude the cream if you want to make it low fat. Ingredients 1 tsp oil 4 cloves 4 green cardamoms 1 inch piece cinnamon 1 onion fried till brown and blended with little water to make paste Paste of 1 tsp ginger and 1 tsp garlic with 4…

Recipe of Dum Aloo Lakhnavi

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 45 Minutes Fried potatoes stuffed with paneer, mingled in a rich, masaledar onion and tomato gravy. Perfect dish to dazzle a crowd. Ingredients 1/2 kg potatoes 100 gm mashed potatoes 100 gm crumbled paneer 1 tsp red chilli powder salt to taste 1 tsp garam masala 1 1/2 tsp…

Brown Rice Onion Pilaf 

Serves – 3 Time – 45 Minutes to prepare INGREDIENTS 20 ml oil 1 Tbsp butter 1 onion, sliced 1 bay leaf 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 pinch sugar 1 1/2 cup brown basamati rice, washed and soaked 3- 3 1/2 cups vegetables stock/ chicken stock/ plain water Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste METHOD In a deep…

Curried Hummus with Avocado Rolls

Ingredients 250 gms boiled chickpeas 4 garlic cloves 1 tsp tahini 2 lemons 1 tsp curry powder 1 red cabbage 1 cucumber 2 onion 2 tomatoes 1 avocado 250 gms wheat flour 1 tsp dry methi leaves 1 tsp jeera 1 tsp desi ghee Method Blend boiled chickpeas along with garlic cloves, tahini, lemon juice,…

Sweet Potato Puffs

Ingredients 2 pastry sheets For the masala: 300 gms sweet potato 1 1/2 cup mixed vegetables 1 1/2 onions (chopped) 2 tomatoes ( thinly sliced) 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 Tbsp coriander leaves (finely chopped) 1/2 tsp ginger paste 2 tsp garlic Method Wash and cook sweet potato with salt,  mash…

Masala Bhindi

Ingredients 250 gm bhindi 1 small bowl of water 7-8 Tbsp mustard oil 1 tsp jeera seeds 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 small bowl finely chopped onions 1 tsp chopped ginger 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt – to taste 1 tsp fennel powder 1 1/2 tsp amchoor powder 1/4 tsp pepper powder 1/2 tsp sugar 1…

Paneer Methi Satay

Ingredients For the Marinade 1 cup low fat yoghurt 1 Tbsp Bengal gram flour (besan) 1 Tsp ginger garlic paste 1 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp garam masala powder 1/2 tsp black pepper powder 2 Tbsp coriander and green chilli paste 1 tsp Kasoori methi Salt to taste For the Satay…