Kachori

Kachori is popular  snack in India. Kachori is deep fried crispy,flaky poori stuffed with spicy flavored lentil stuffing.   Ingredients (For 6 pieces) All purpose flour – 1cup Semolina – 1tsp Baking soda-1/2 tsp  Water – 1/2 cup Salt – 1/2 tsp Yellow moong dal-1/2cup(wash and soaked in water for 1 hour) Gram flour-3-4 tbsp…

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 …

Methi Malai Paneer

Methi Malai Paneer (Fenugreek leaves and cottage cheese in creamy gravy) is creamy little sweet, rich curry usually served with naan/roti.paneer and fenugreek leaves is cooked in coconut,cashew nut,onion base white creamy gravy,and  flavored with black paper and spices. Ingredients Fenugreek leaves-2 cup  Cottage cheese(Paneer) – 250 grams Cashew nut – 6 to 7 Green…

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 –…

Stuffed Lady Finger(Okra)

Lady Finger is popular  in  some Asian countries. Due to high fiber and nutritional benefits it is used as meal/side dish/starter.In India  every house hold their ,own recipe  for Lady finger (Bhindi/Okra) .Bhindi masala,Bhindi in yogurt gravy,stuffed Bhindi,lady fingers fritters,Bhindi do pyaza.Stuffed lady finger is made with roasted gram  flour,sesame seed,fresh coconut,and spices.Stuffing makes lady…

Tawa Vegetables

Tawa Vegetables is  popular in Indian wedding/party.Boiled or deep fried vegetables cooked with spices in big tawa in frount of people and direct serve on plate. Hot crispy vegetables ,people can choose up on own choice.Tawa vegetables gives perfect taste with Indian Bread. Ingredients( 4 servings) Kundru(Ivy gourd)-5-6  cut in to two pieces lengthwise Baby…

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…

Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand is classic and one of the best  fruit and yogurt base dessert .  In India, Maharastra and Gujrat it is part of meal .It’s quick and easy recipe to make  popular Mango Shrikhand.It is  made with fresh yogurt,sugar, and flavored with cardamom,saffron. Ingredients (for 2 serving) Hung curd-1 cup(homemade) Ripe mango-1/2 cup( fresh,chopped)…

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 Raita(Lauki Raita)

Curd is popular dairy product. It’s good for kids, digestion & immune system, teeth and bone. It is essential nutrients for all age.Bottle gourd and curd  both are cooling  foods  and perfect with paratha/biryani’s.Also Bottle gourd raita served as a salad. Ingredients Curd – 2 cups Bottle gourd – 1 cup( peel, grated) Cumin powder…