Turkish Bulgur Wheat Pilaf
Aug17

Turkish Bulgur Wheat Pilaf

Ingredients • Butter, olive oil, or a combination of both – 4 tbsp • Yellow asafetida powder – ½ tsp • Diced green capsicums – 1½ cups • Peeled chopped tomatoes – ¾ cup • Vegetable stock – 2¼ cups • Salt – 1 tsp • Coarse bulgur wheat  – 1½ cups Preparation 1. Melt the butter in a heavy, non-stick 2-litre saucepan over moderate heat. Sprinkle in the yellow asafetida powder, saute momentarily,...

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Chickpea Relish
Aug16

Chickpea Relish

  Ingredients •1½ C dried Chickpeas •5-8 C water •2 Tsp salt •1 Tbsp oil •1 Tsp black mustard seeds •1 Tsp split urad dal •1 dry red chili •1 fresh red/green chili, cut in half •8-9 fresh curry leaves •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •¼ C grated fresh coconut •½ Tsp sugar •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves •2 Tsp fresh lemon juice Preparation 1.Wash and rinse the chickpeas in water and soak them in water for 6-8 hours. 2.In a...

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Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)
Aug15

Chickpea Curry (Chana Masala)

  Ingredients   • 2 C dried chickpeas   • 7-9 C of water • 3 Tbsp ghee/oil • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • 2 Tsp cumin seeds • 2 Tsp garam masala • 1 Tbsp chana masala • 1 Tsp chat masala • 1 Tbsp coriander powder • 1 Tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder) • 1 Tsp turmeric powder • 1½ -inch ginger piece • 2 hot green chilies • 4-5 medium sized tomatoes, peeled and chopped • 2¼ Tsp salt • ¼ C chopped fresh coriander...

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Corn bhel
Aug14

Corn bhel

Ingredients •Corn Kernels…………………………………………3C •Oil……………………………………………………….3Tbsp •Mustard Seeds……………………………………….1Tsp •Asafetida...

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Couscous with vegetables
Aug13

Couscous with vegetables

  Ingredients •1 C water •1½ Tsp salt •3 Tsp oil •1 C couscous •½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 Tbsp finely grated ginger •1 medium sized zucchini, diced into 1 cm cubes •1 bell pepper (capsicum), diced into 1 cm cubes •1 carrot, peeled and shredded •1 C cooked chickpeas •½ Tsp turmeric powder •1 Tsp ground cumin •1 Tsp sugar •2 tomatoes, diced into 1 cm cubes •2 Tbsp fresh coriander leaves •1 Tbsp lemon juice Preparation...

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