Matar Alu Torkari (Peas and Potato Curry)

Ingredients– 1 cup fresh shelled peas 1 medium potato, cut into small cubes 1 medium tomato, chopped 2 green chillies, chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp grated ginger 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 1 tbsp refined oil Method – Heat oil in a wok Add the cumin seeds Once it sizzles, add…

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Ingredients– 600-700 gm boneless chicken, cut in strips 1/2 cup yogurt 1 onion, pureed 2 tsp ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp ginger julienned 2 tbsp Cream A small bunch of chopped coriander leaves 4 green chillies 2-3 tbsp fresh lemon juice Salt to taste 2 tsp black pepper powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1…

Bok Choy, Eggplant, Broccoli and Mushroom Stir Fry

Ingredients– 3 eggplants, chopped into 1” cubes 200 gm button mushrooms, cut in half (I used tinned mushrooms) 1 big bunch, bok choy, trimmed 1 small head of broccoli, cut into thin florets 1 tbsp sesame oil 2 shallots, thinly sliced 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp grated ginger Salt to taste Freshly ground black…

Aloo Baingan ki Sabji (Potato Eggplant Stirfry)

Ingredients– 2 medium eggplants, diced 2 medium potatoes, diced 1 tsp cumin seeds 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder Salt to taste 2 tbsp oil Method – Add oil to a kadhai When the oil gets hot, add cumin seeds As soon as the seeds sizzle, add potatoes and cover with lid…

Aloo Matar Bhaji (Dry Peas and Potatoes)

Ingredients– 2 tbsp mustard oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp finely grated ginger 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 2 1/3 cup peas, parboiled and drained if fresh/defrosted if frozen 150 gm potato boiled and diced Salt to taste Freshly ground black pepper Directions– Put the oil…

Green Fish Curry

Ingredients– 4 pieces fish Salt to taste 1/2 tsp + 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 2 small onions, grated 3 green chillies 1/2” piece of ginger 5-6 cloves of garlic 1 medium tomato A big handful of coriander leaves 1/4 cup mint leaves 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 3 tbsp mustard oil Method…

Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Sweet and Sour Pumpkin Curry)

Ingredients– 500 gm pumpkin 2 tbsp oil A pinch of asafoetida powder 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 dry red chilli 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 2 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder) 1 tsp ginger powder 2 tsp sugar Salt to taste Method…

Ol Kopir Dalna (Kohlrabi Curry)

Ingredients– Ol Kopi (Kohlrabi) – 400 gm Potato – 2 medium Green chilli – 3, slit Ginger paste – 1 heaped tsp Cumin powder – 1 tbsp Coriander powder- 1 tsp Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Bay leaf – 1 Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Sugar to…

Aloo Bhujia

Ingredients– 1 tbsp mustard oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 medium onion, chopped 1 big clove garlic, grated 1/2” piece ginger, grated A pinch of turmeric powder A pinch of red chilli powder A pinch of amchur powder 1/8 tsp coriander powder 1/8 tsp garam masala powder 4 medium sized peeled and chopped potatoes Salt…

Cabbage Foogath

Ingredients– 2 tbsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumins seeds 2 onions, sliced 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 dry red Kashmiri chillies 1/2 cabbage, finely shreddef 2 green chillies, chopped optional 1/4 cup freshly grated coconut 1/2 tsp salt A pinch of sugar Method – Heat oil in a pan Add mustard…