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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Pani Puri Masala
Feb14

Pani Puri Masala

Ingredients • Cumin seeds – 25 grams • Coriander seeds – 25 grams • Red chili powder – 25 grams • Dry mango powder – 50 grams • Black pepper powder – 10 grams • Salt – as per taste • Black salt – 1 tbsp • Asafetida – 1 pinch • Citric acid – 1 tsp Preparation 1. Roast cumin seeds and coriander seeds. 2 .Grind to powder and mix all other powder. 3. Mix asafetida and fill in the...

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Mung Bean Soup
Feb09

Mung Bean Soup

Ingredients • Mung beans, whole – 1 cup • Roma tomatoes – 3 • Ghee – 4 – 5 tbsp • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp • Fresh ginger, grated – 2 tbsp • Hing – 1/4 tsp • Black pepper, ground – 1/4  tsp • Urad dahl, split –  1/2 tsp • Fenugreek seeds – 1/2 tsp • Turmeric – 1/2 tsp • Salt Preparation 1. Soak the beans in water a couple hours. Bring to a boil and let simmer until dahl...

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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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Vegetable Soup
Feb07

Vegetable Soup

Ingredients • Kidney beans – 1/4 cup • Yellow split peas – 1/4 cup • Split mung beans – 1/4 cup • Pearl barley – 1/4 cup • Unsalted butter, or olive oil – 3 tbsp • Yellow asafoetida powder – 3/4 tsp • Carrot, diced – 1 medium • Celery stalk (with leaves), diced – 1 medium • Potato, scrubbed and diced – 1 medium • Turnip, diced – 1/2 medium • Tomato, peeled and diced – 1...

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Sweet & Sour Dal Soup with Mixed Vegetables
Feb07

Sweet & Sour Dal Soup with Mixed Vegetables

Ingredients • Mixed dried dal – 2 kg • Litres water – 12 – 15 • Minced fresh ginger – 3 tbsp • Hot green chili, chopped, or to taste – 2 tbsp • Bay leaves – 8 • Turmeric – 2 – 3 tbsp • Ghee or oil – 1 cup • Mixed vegetables like pumpkin, potato etc – 2 – 4kg chopped • Salt – 2 – 3 tbsp • Lemon or lime juice – 1.5 cups • Black mustard seeds – 2...

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