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Penne Pasta in tomato sauce... Ingredients: Pasta shells which ever you prefer. (I use penne hence the name) pasta-200gm-OR quantity as per the sauce or as u like ur pasta bit dry or saucy. For Sauce: Tomatoes- 2 tins Whole black pepper-5-6 Olive Oil-4tsp Dry Mixed herb-3-tsp Fresh basil-10-12 leaves of medium size Dry red chilli flakes-1tsp. Red pepper-1 Courgettes-1 Big Aubergine-Half of it Mushrooms-10-15 Big onion-1-chopped(half moon shaped) green...
Nachos... Ingredients: Tortila chips-1 big packet…or more depending on your apetite. Jalapenos peppers-1-2-chopped(round shape) to lay on the chips cheddar cheese For Salsa: tomatoes-6-7-chopped very small( as i like my salsa chunky–some people grind everything together as they like it in puree form) onion-1-(chopped very small) green chilli-1-(chopped very small) spring onion-3-(chopped very small) tobasco sauce-5-7 drops ground...
Sambhar... Ingredients: Onion-1 chopped(half moon shaped) Muster seeds-1tsp Fenugreek Seeds-1tsp Oil-1tbsp Curry leaves-8-10 Green chilli-1 (if the sambhar masala is too spicy more if not spicy.) Carrot-1-chopped cubes Drumstick-1- chopped size of an index finger Aubergine big-1/4 of it. Potato-1-chopped cubes Tuver dal-3 handful Sambhar masala-1tsp(if very spicy) Tomatoes-1 heinz tomato ketchup-1tbsp coriander-2tbsp Method: First...
Jeera Rice... Ingredients: Basmati rice 1 1/2 cups Cumin seeds 2 teaspoons Ghee 1 1/2 tablespoons Bay leaf 1 Black cardamom 1 (optional) Cinnamon 2 two inch stick Salt to taste Method: Wash rice thoroughly and soak in water for half an hour. Drain. Heat ghee in a pan. Add cumin seeds, bay leaf, cardamom and cinnamon. When cumin seeds crackle, add the rice. Add salt to taste. Stir till ghee coats every grain of rice and it looks...
Dal Fry... Ingredients: Split bean (moong dal) 1 cup Ghee 4 tablespoons Onion , finely chopped 1 medium Garlic, finely chopped 3 cloves Turmeric powder 3/4 teaspoon Salt to taste Dry mango powder (amchur) 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon OR green chilli-1 finely chopped Method: Heat half of the ghee in a pan. Add half of the chopped onion and garlic and sauté till golden. Add turmeric powder,...
Boondi Raita... Ingredients: Boondi 100 grams Yogurt 1 cup Salt to taste Roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tablespoons Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Method: Whisk yogurt till smooth. Add salt, half the roasted cumin seed powder and half the chopped coriander leaves.Add boondi and mix well. Garnish with the remaining roasted cumin seed powder, coriander leaves and red chilli powder and serve chilled. Recipe...
Falooda... Ingredients: rose syrup falooda sev takmaria(Basil seeds) milk plain icecream..vanila Method: cut the sev say of the size of ur finger long…and boil for abt 15min.. soak takmaria in water for 15 minutes until they develop a slippery coating. add sev and takmaria in a glass…pour milk in the glass..add rose syrup as per the sweetness u require…add ice cream 1 or 2 scoop as u want…stir it a bit…falooda ready. this...
Gujarati Dal... Ingredients: 1 cup -Tuver dal(split pigeon peas ) 1 tsp- Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp- turmeric powder 1&1/2 tsp – Coriander & cumin Powder (Dhana Jiru) 1 tsp – Garam Masala Salt as per the taste 3-4 – Badiya (star anise) 2-3- kokam ( dry Garcinia indica) 2 tsp -oil 1/2 tsp- mustard seeds 1/2 tsp- methi (fenugreek seeds) pinch of Hing (Asafoetida) Gor (jaggery) as per the sweetness required 1bsp-Heinz Tomato...
Puri – Bhaji….The Punjabi way... Ingredients: For Poori: 2 cup Wheat Flour 2 tbsp Curd Water, to knead dough Salt (according to taste) Oil, to deep fry For Bhaji: 2 Potatoes, boiled, peeled and sliced 1 Onion, chopped 2 Green Chilies, chopped 1/2 tsp Ginger, finely chopped 1/2 tsp Crushed Garlic 1 tsp. Turmeric Powder 1 tsp. Aamchoor powder 1 tbsp Oil 1 tbsp Coriander, finely chopped 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds Method: For Poori: Mix...
Gujarati Kadhi... Ingredients: 2 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour) 1 1/2 cups curds (dahi) 1 tsp ginger-green chilli paste 4-5 curry leaves (kadi patta) 1 tsp sugar 2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania) salt to taste For the tempering: 1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 tsp mustard seeds ( rai / sarson) a pinch asafoetida (hing) 2 tsp ghee Method: Mix the gram flour, curds and 3 teacups of water. Beat. Add the chilli-ginger paste, curry leaves,...

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