Royal cauliflower
Apr17

Royal cauliflower

  Ingredients •Big cauliflower cut in florets……1 •Ghee/oil……………………………..3Tbsp •Cumin seeds…………………………1 Tsp •Turmeric powder…………………..1 Tsp •Almonds………………………………½ C •Fresh coriander...

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Succulent Mixed Vegetable Balls in Herbed Tomato Sauce
Dec31

Succulent Mixed Vegetable Balls in Herbed Tomato Sauce

  Ingredients For Sauce  • Olive oil – 3 tbsp • Bay leaves – 2  • Yellow asafetida powder – ½ tsp • Tomato puree – 4 cups • Dried basil – 1 tsp • Salt – 2 tsp • Freshly ground black pepper – ¼ tsp • Sugar – 1½ tsp   For Koftas  • Grated cauliflower – 2...

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Chickpea Curry
Dec30

Chickpea Curry

  Ingredients • Dried chickpeas – 1 1/4 cups  • Water – 6 cups  • Bayleaf – 1  • The seeds from 4 cardamom pods • Cloves – 6 whole  • Black peppercorns – 5  • One 5 cm (2-inch) cinnamon stick, broken into bits • Cumin seeds – 1 tbsp • Ghee or oil – 4 tbsp • Fresh ginger,...

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Spiced Creamed Spinach
Dec18

Spiced Creamed Spinach

  Throughout India, districts, towns, even individual homes have their own distinct cuisines. This delicious creamed spinach hails from the community of Vaishnava Brahmins of Delhi, and the final texture and riches are determined by the milk product you select: cream, sour, sour cream, crème fraiche, cream cheese or plain yogurt.    Preparation time (after assembling ingredients): 5 minutes Cooking time: 15...

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Butter Soft Eggplant Wedges
Dec17

Butter Soft Eggplant Wedges

  Srila prabhupada gave us this recipe during his 1967 San Francisco classes. In Bengal, bhaji is loosely defined as any fried vegetable, and while this variation has other names, such as eggplant Pukki, one thing is constant: it must be served immediately after cooking, piping hot. To get authentic results, I recommend using fresh ghee; my second choice would be a newcomer on the market –avocado oil. It can be heated to a...

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Stuffed Baby Eggplants-2
Oct31

Stuffed Baby Eggplants-2

  Ingredients • 15 small tender baby eggplants • Oil for deep frying • 2 Tbsp oil • 3 dried red chilies • 2 Tbsp chana dal • 2 Tbsp split urad dal • ¼ Tsp fenugreek seeds • 1 Tbsp coriander seeds • 1 Tbsp cumin seeds • 1 Tbsp dried tamarind piece • 1 sprig fresh curry leaves • ½ Tsp turmeric powder • 1 Tsp salt Preparation 1. Wash and pat dry the...

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