Lemon Rice – 2
Apr28

Lemon Rice – 2

Ingredients • Rice – 1 cup • Lemon – 2 medium sized • Salt – as required • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp • Green chilies – 3-4 • Red chilies – 2 • Oil – 1 ½ Tbsp • Grated fresh coconut – 1 ½ Tbsp(optional) • Finely cut coriander leaves and Curry leaves – 1 Tbsp For Seasoning: • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp • Black gram dhal – 1 tsp • Bengal gram dhal – 1 tsp • Broken cashew...

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South Indian Hot Toordal Soup with vegetables
Feb17

South Indian Hot Toordal Soup with vegetables

Ingredients •1¼ C toor dal •5-7 C water •½ Tsp turmeric powder •1½ inch ball of dried tamarind pulp •1 C hot water •2 Tsp ghee/oil •1½ Tsp black mustard seeds •¼ Tsp yellow asafetida powder •1 green chili chopped •2 dried red chilies broken in halves •1 Tbsp ginger, finely grated •9-10 fresh curry leaves •½ Tsp fenugreek seeds •1 C carrot cut into slices •1 C green beans cut into 1-inch pieces •1½ C bell pepper (capsicum), diced into...

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Griddle Baked Cauliflower Flatbreads(gobi paratha)
Feb13

Griddle Baked Cauliflower Flatbreads(gobi paratha)

Ingredients •2 C chapati flour •1½ C finely grated cabbage •1 Tsp salt •1 Tbsp ginger, grated •2 green chilies •2 Tbsp chopped fresh coriander leaves •1 Tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) •¼ Tsp turmeric powder •1 Tsp cumin powder •¼ Tsp red chili powder •1 Tsp nigella seeds (kalonji seeds) •1½ Tsp garam masala •2 Tbsp ghee/oil •¾ -1 C water (or as needed) •Extra flour for dusting •Ghee/oil for cooking the flatbreads (or...

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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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Ridge Gourd Chutney
Jan12

Ridge Gourd Chutney

Ingredients Chutney: • 1 large rigde gourd or 2 medium sized • 4 Tbsp oil • 3 large dried red chilies • 1 Tsp urad dal • 1 Tbsp chana dal • 9-10 fresh curry leaves • ½ Tsp yellow asafetida powder • ½ Tsp fenugreek seeds • 1-inch tamarind bit ( I prefer not to use the store bought tamarind paste) • 1 Tsp salt (use more if your chat masala doesn’t have any salt in it) • ¼- ½ C water Tempering: •1 Tsp oil, 1 dried red chilly, •1 Tsp...

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