Chicken Fingers

Ingredients– 250 gm chicken 1 cup all purpose flour 1 tsp paprika powder 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1 tsp garlic powder 1 egg 1/4 cup thick buttermilk Salt and pepper to taste Corn flakes Oil for deep frying Method – Crush the cornflakes roughly and set aside Cut the chicken into thin strips Mix the…

Fish Croquette

Ingredients– 500 gm big pieces of fish, preferably Rohu or Catla 2-3 medium sized boiled potatoes 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 2 tsp Bhaja moshla 1.5 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 medium sized onions, finely chopped 3 tbsp…

Sardine Salad Sandwich

Ingredients– 200 gm oil packed skinless, boneless sardines, drained 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 slices multi grain bread, toasted Lettuce, tomato, cucumber for topping Method – Combine the sardines with all ingredients and mash well with…

Kala Chana Chaat (Black Chickpea Salad)

Ingredients– 1 cup black chickpeas, washed and soaked overnight 1/3 cup chopped tomato, seeds removed 1/3 cup chopped onion 1-2 chopped green chillies 1-2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves 1-2 tbsp chopped mint leaves 1 tsp chaat masala 1/4 tsp kala namak (rock salt) 1/4 tsp amchur (mango powder) 1/4 tsp red chilli powder Salt to…

Chana Sundal (Chickpeas Stirfry)

Ingredients– 200 gm chickpeas 1 tbsp vegetable oil A pinch of asafoetida powder 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp urad dal 1 dry red chilli 5 curry leaves 1 green chilli, finely chopped 2 tbsp grated coconut 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt to taste Method– Soak the chickpeas overnight Add enough water in a pressure…

Fish Croquette (Maacher Chop)

Ingredients– 500 gm Rohu fish 2 Cup Onion – finely chopped 3 Tbsp Ginger – finely chopped 2 Tbsp Garlic – finely chopped 3 Large, Boiled Potatoes – mashed 1 Tbsp Green Chillies – finely chopped 1 Tbsp Lime Juice 1/4 Cup Fresh Coriander – chopped 4 Cups Water – for boiling fish Salt to…

Sausage Roll

Ingredients– 1 cup milk (250 ml) 1 egg (65 gm) 3.5 cups all purpose flour (437 gm) 1/4 cup sugar (50 gm) 2 1/4 tsp active yeast (6gm) 1 tsp salt (5 gm) 4 tbsp butter (60 gm) 16 pieces cooked sausages 1 egg + 2 tbsp milk for egg wash 1 tbsp sesame seeds…

Nimki

Ingredients– 250 gm all purpose flour 1/4 tsp nigella seeds 1/4 tsp carom seeds (ajwain) 3 tbsp ghee 1 tsp salt Oil for frying Water for kneading the dough Method– In a large mixing bowl, take the all purpose flour, carom seeds, nigella seeds and salt and mix well Add 2 tbsp ghee and mix…

Maggi with Veggies

Ingredients– 2 cloves of crushed garlic 1 small onion, chopped finely 1 small potato, diced finely 1 green chilli, chopped finely 1/2 cup mixed vegetables (cabbage, peas, capsicum, tomato, carrot) 1 tsp chilli sauce 1 tsp light soy sauce 1 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 packet Maggi noodles Method – In a small bowl, mix the…

Ghila Pitha

Ingredients– 500 gm sticky rice (bora saul) 250 ml liquid jaggery 1 tbsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp baking soda Mustard oil to deep fry Method – Wash the rice. Drain the water completely and leave it to dry completely on a tray lined with muslin cloth Once dry, grind it to a fine powder in…