Peas Bhath
Jan08

Peas Bhath

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Fresh green peas – ¾ cup (shelled) • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp. • Lemon – 1 • Cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp • Oil – 2 ½ tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp. • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp. • Broken cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Curry leaves – few springs Grind together: • Grated fresh coconut...

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Hyderabadi Biriyani
Feb22

Hyderabadi Biriyani

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • Fresh thick curds – 1 cup • Water – 1 cup • Mixed diced vegetables – 2 cups(Potatoes, carrots, peas, turnip etc) • Oil – 2 ½ tbsp • Ginger paste – 1 tsp. • Salt – as required • Lemon – 1 • Finely cut mint leaves – 1 ½ tbsp • Cut coriander leaves – 1 tbsp Grind Together: • Cashew nuts – 1 tbsp • Green chilies – 8 • Cinnamon...

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Hot Spiced Tea
Feb09

Hot Spiced Tea

Ingredients: • Water – 4 cups • Cinnamon stick – one 6cm • Green cardamom pods – 10 • Whole cloves – 10 • Milk – 1¼ cups • Sugar, – 2½ tbsp or as required • Rooibos tea – 6 tsp Preparation: 1. Bring to the boil the water, along with the cinnamon, cardamom and cloves, in a medium saucepan over full heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. 2. Add the milk and sugar, return to the boil,...

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Bean Soup
Feb09

Bean Soup

Ingredients • Kidney beans (rajma) – ½ cup • Tomatoes – 2 tomatoes • Red chili powder – ¼ tsp • Salt – as required • Clove – 1-2 • Lemon juice – ½ tsp • Oil – 1 tbsp For serving: • Tomatoes finely chopped – 2-3 • Cilantro leaves finely chopped. Preparation 1. Soak beans for over- night. 2. Heat oil in a pot; add chopped tomatoes, paste, chili powder, cloves and salt. 3. Add 3 cups of...

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Channa Pulav
Jan13

Channa Pulav

Ingredients • Basmati rice – 1 cup • White Kabuli channa – ½ cup • Tomatoes – 3 big • Coconut – ½  small • Oil – 3 ½ tbsp • Coriander leaves – ½ bunch • Green chilies – 4 • Kasoori methi – 1 tbsp • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp • Cinnamon – 1 inch piece • Cardamoms – 2 to 3 • Cloves – few • Bay leaf – 1 • Ghee – 2 tsp • Grind together: • Red Chilies -8 •...

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