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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Flattened Rice Pilaf
Aug12

Flattened Rice Pilaf

  Ingredients •Flattened rice, thick type (poha)…………………………2 C •Yogurt……………………………………………………………1 C...

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Idlis
Aug11

Idlis

  Ingredients • 2 Cups rice • 1 C split urad dal without skins (if grinding in a wet stonegrinder, use ½ C urad dal) • 1½ C water (or as needed) • 1½ Tsp salt Preparation 1. Wash thoroughly the rice and urad dal. Soak them separately in water for 8 hours or overnight. 2. Drain the rice and dal. In a food processor or wet grinder, first grind the dal, to a fine paste by adding water little by little or as required. Scrape often to...

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