Chutney Chawal
Apr07

Chutney Chawal

Ingredients • Basmati Rice – 1 cup • Potatoes – 2 (Peeled and Diced) • Tomatoes – 2 or 3 medium sized • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp • Cooked Peas – ¼ cup • Coriander powder – ½ tsp • Garam masala powder – ½ tsp • Salt – as required • Oil – 2 ½  tbsp Grind Together • Mint leaves – ½  bunch • Coriander leaves – ½  bunch • Green chilies – 3 • (Grind into fine paste...

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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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Thai Sticky Rice with Mango
Feb12

Thai Sticky Rice with Mango

Ingredients • Sticky (glutinous) white rice, soaked in cold water for 1 hour, then drained – 2 cups • Coconut milk, one 400ml can – 1¼ cups • Salt – a pinch • Sugar – 2 tbsp • Ripe mangoes – 2 large • Coconut milk to serve – 2 tbsp • Mint leaves to decorate Preparation 1. Combine the rice, coconut milk, salt and sugar in an uncovered saucepan with 1¼ cups of water. Stir and bring to the boil over...

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Mutter Panir
Jan23

Mutter Panir

Ingredients • Ghee or oil  – 2 tbsp • Black mustard seeds – ½ tsp • Cumin seeds – 5 tsp • Minced fresh ginger – 3 tsp • Hot green chilies, minced – 1 or 2 • Ripe tomatoes, peeled and diced fine – 8 large • Ground coriander – 1 tbsp • Turmeric – 1 tsp • Ground fennel – ½ tsp • Garam masala – ½ tsp • Brown sugar – 1 tsp • Chopped fresh coriander leaves or parsley –...

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Carrot and Raisins Salad
Dec20

Carrot and Raisins Salad

Ingredients • Carrots – 4-5 large sized • Raisins – ½ cup • Green chili – 1 • Fresh mint leaves – 6-8 • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp • Peppercorns (crushed) – ¼ tsp • Honey – 1 tbsp • Salt – To taste • Black salt – ¼ tsp • Walnut kernels (crushed) – 6 • Oil – 1 tsp • Pista – 2 tbsp Preparation 1. Peel, wash and thickly grate carrots, Refrigerate till use. 2. Wash, remove stalks...

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