Paneer(cottage cheese) Stuffed Bhatura with Chole

Chole Bhature is world famous recipe from Punjabi cuisine.  Soft, fluffy  Bhature made with all purpose flour and  Chole made with spicy  chickpeas .Both Chole and Bhatura are separate dishes eaten together.Chole Bhature is popular as street food in India,it can it as  breakfast .Paneer (cottage cheese) stuffed bhatura is soft,fluffy and absolutely delicious. Ingredients(…

Punjabi Cauliflower(Gobi) Masala

Marinated cauliflower cooked with spicy ginger paste and served with dal.It is authentic Punjabi recipe perfect for meal ,goes well with roti/rice/naan. Ingredients(Serving-2) For marinade- Cauliflower-1 cup only florets Salt-1/2 tsp to taste Coriander powder-1,2 tsp Red chili powder-1/2 tsp Ginger garlic paste-1 tsp Lemon juice-1 /2tsp Other ingredients Onion -1 /2 cup, paste Fresh…

Paneer Chandni (Cottage cheese in white nutty gravy)

 Paneer Chandni is  Cottage cheese and  nut base curry.First cottage cheese marinated  then cooked in nutty gravy. Ingredients- For marination Cottage cheese(Paneer)-250 grams Hung curd- 2 tbsp White pepper powder-1 tsp Ginger -garlic  paste-1/2 tsp Salt-1/2 tsp Roasted gram flour-1 tbsp Cooking oil-1 tsp For curry- Cashew nut – 6 to 7pieces Almond -6-7pieces Ginger…

Red Lentil Uttapam

Uttapam can made with,rava,oat,mix lentils and idli batter. Red lentils Uttapam made with soaked lentils ,it is healthy,instant and delicious .Red lentils uttapam is easy to digest and also perfect  for breakfast/lunch box/meal. Ingredients(4 Servings) Red lentils – 1 cup Semolina-2 tbsp Curd-3 tbsp Onion-6-8 sliced Green chili-1  chopped Salt-1/2 tsp to taste Coriander leaves-2…

Matar paneer(Cottage cheese in green peas paste gravy)

Matar Paneer originated from North India and one of very classic dish. This is available on all good Indian restaurant menu.  Cottage cheese cooked with fresh green peas coarse paste and flavored with spices amazing delicious with any roti/naan/rice. Ingredients Paneer(Cottage cheese) –1 cup(homemade) Green peas(Matar) – 2 cup Tomato – 2 chopped Black paper…

Rajasthani Platter( Rajasthani Thali)

Rajasthani Cuisine  refers to the cuisine of Rajasthan,India.  Rajasthani cuisine is based on  of royal cooking,lots of pure ghee use in cooking,artistic cooking.Jaljeera (spiced lemonade)is  most famous drink in Rajasthani cuisine, Platter/Thali is made with,salad.bread,rice,dal,khichdi,curry,dessert,chutney means sweet,salty,sour  all flavors in one platter with healthy salad and drinks.In Rajasthani cuisine  bread(roti) are small in size.Maize(Corn),Chick pea,Millet …

Chana Masala

Chana Masala is tangy,spicy dry chole dish and perfect for lunch box. Ingredients(2 servings) For Chhole White Chickpeas/chhole-1 cup Salt-1/2 tsp For muslin bag(bundle)- Tea bag-1 Clove-2-3 Whole black cardamom-2-3  Black papercorns-5-6 Bay leaf-1-2 Cinnamon stick-1 Pomegranate peel-1 piece(optional) Tomato puree-1/2 cup Onion-2  grated Asafoetida/hing-1 pinch Red chilli-1 tsp Ginger and garlic paste-2 tsp Garam…

Potato -Green peas curry(Punjabi recipe)

Baby potatoes and green peas is popular vegetarian dish. Baby potatoes marinated with yogurt and spices then cooked in onion-tomato, base rich creamy gravy.  Green peas complements to potato very well.It is royal, delicious dish and very easy to make. Ingredients Baby potatoes – 8 to 1o Green peas-1 cup For marination Hung curd-2 tbsp…

Methi Dal

Lentil and vegetable based healthy delicious Spinach Dal is jewel of every North Indian meal.Spinach Dal is perfect combination of spinach ,lentil,garlic and spices. Ingredients(2 serving) Tuar dal – 1/2 cup Onion – 1/2 cup finely chopped  Fresh fenugreek leaves- 1 cup chopped Garlic-3-4 cloves Tomato – 1 cup finely chopped Red chili powder –…

Punjabi Platter(Punjabi Thali)

Punjabi Cuisine  refers to the cuisine of Punjab,India.Punjabi cuisine is based on own style of cooking(Tandoori cooking) ,milk based food(milk,curd,paneer/cottage cheese,clarified butter),Wheat,rice,lentils(whole chickpea,whole red beans). Punjabi cuisine  lots of variety in breads as tandoori naan,tandoori roti,missi roti,parathas,bhatoora.Lassi is  most famous drink in Punjabi cuisine.Punjabi Platter/Thali is made with,salad.bread,rice,dal,curry,dessert,chutney means sweet,salty,sour  all flavors in one platter…

Stuffed Tendli(Kundru)

Kundru (Ivy gourd)is known as so many name  in India as tendli,tindora,kovakkai .Stuffed kundru is very delicious ,crispy,classic  dish served as a curries. Ingredients( 2 servings) Kundru(Ivy gourd)-15-20 pieces For stuffing- Garlic paste-1 tsp Red chili powder-1 tsp  Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp Coriander powder-1 tsp Fennel seed powder-1 tsp Mango powder-1/2 tsp Cumin powder-1 tsp Cooking…

Bottle gourd Kofta(Lauki Kofta)

Bottle gourd  Kofta is made with deep fried bottle gourd balls cooked in tomato- cashew nut-yogurt ,base gravy.Kofta is made with grated bottle gourd,chickpea flour and spices .Delicious  soft,creamy flavored bottle gourd  Kofta  make bottle gourd testes fabulous. Ingredients-( 4 servings) for kofta bottle gourd-2 cup,(peel grated) Chickpea flour-1/2 cup Coriander powder – 1 tsp…