Kala Chana Curry (Black Chickpeas Curry)

Ingredients– 1 cup black chickpeas, soaked overnight 2 tbsp oil 1/8 tsp asafoetida powder 1 tsp cumin seeds 1” ginger, grated 4-5 cloves garlic, crushed 2 medium tomatoes, pureed 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp coriander powder Salt to taste 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves Method- Grind onions set aside…

Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha)

Ingredients– 1.5 cups atta (whole wheat flour) 1.5 cups spinach 1/2” ginger 1 small green chilli 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil for kneading the dough Oil for cooking Method – Wash spinach and drain completely Blend it in a mixer with ginger and chilli to a fine paste and set aside Add the purée…

Gulab Jamun with Milk Powder

Ingredients– For Gulab Jamun – 1 cup milk powder 2 tbsp all purpose flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp ghee 3.5 tbsp milk Vegetable oil to deep fry For Sugar Syrup – 2 cups granulated sugar 3 cups water 4 green cardamoms 1 tsp lemon juice Method – Take sugar, water and cardamom pods…

Tandoori Chicken

Ingredients– 2 lbs bone in chicken, preferably drumsticks 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 lemon 2 tbsp thick yogurt 1.5 tbsp tandoori masala 1 tbsp mustard oil Salt to taste Chaat masala for sprinkling Method – Make deep horizontal cuts on all sides of the chicken pieces Marinate with salt, ginger garlic paste and juice…

Mutton Curry

Ingredients– 750 gm mutton 2 tbsp curd 4 large onions, chopped 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 2 medium potatoes, cut in halves 1 black cardamom 1” stick cinnamon 3-4 cloves 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 2 tbsp chopped…

Alu Gobhi (Cauliflower Potato Stir Fry)

Ingredients– 2 cups cauliflower florets 1 cup potatoes, cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 2 dry red chillies 1/2 tsp asafoetida powder 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp nigella seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp grated ginger 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves…

Chicken Curry

Ingredients– 750 gm chicken 2 potatoes cut in halves 4 medium onions, sliced 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 4 tbsp yogurt 2 tsp red chilli powder 2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Chopped coriander leaves 3 tbsp mustard oil Method – Wash the chicken thoroughly Marinate…

Keema Aloo Matar (Minced Mutton Curry with Peas and Potatoes)

Ingredients– 500 gm mutton mince 2 large onions 3 medium tomatoes 1 cup peas 2 medium potatoes 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tsp kasuri methi 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp lemon juice A small bunch of coriander leaves 2-3 green chillies 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/3 tsp turmeric…

Sausage and Mushroom Stir Fry

Ingredients– 100 gm chicken sausage, chopped 100 gm tinned button mushrooms, sliced in half 1 large onion, sliced thinly 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Salt and pepper to taste Butter – 1 tbsp Method – Heat about 1 tsp butter Add the minced garlic Add the onions and fry till light…

Alu, Paneer Pakoda(Potato, Paneer Fritters)

Ingredients– 2 cups besan (Gramflour) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp ajwain (carom seeds) 1/2 tsp amchur powder (mango powder) Salt to taste 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves 1/2 tsp baking powder 200 gm paneer 200 gm potatoes Chaat masala for sprinkling Oil for deep frying Method – Dry…