Cheese, Chilli and Garlic Pasta

Ingredients– 1 cup pasta 2 cloves garlic 1 tbsp parsley 1 tbsp oil 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 2/3 cup chopped tomatoes Salt to taste 1 cube Amul cheese Method – Bring water to boil in a large saucepan Add salt and pasta Cook till soft and drain the pasta, reserving 1/2 cup water Heat oil…

Chicken Tikka

Ingredients– For Marination – 1 cup curd 500 gm boneless chicken, cut into 1” pieces 1.5 tsp salt 2 heaped tsp ginger garlic paste Juice of 1/2 lemon Other Ingredients– 1 tbsp mustard oil 1.5 tbsp red chilli powder 2 tsp kasoori methi 1.5 tsp tandoori masala Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 tsp salt 1…

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

Ingredients– 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/4 cup melted butter Pineapple rings and cherries 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup melted butter 2 eggs 1/2 cup pineapple juice 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder Method – Whisk the light brown sugar and melted butter to a smooth and…

Mochar Ghonto (Banana Flower Curry)

Ingredients– 550 gm whole banana flower 100 gm potato 2 tbsp mustard oil 2 dry red chillies 2 bay leaves 2 pieces clove 1 piece cardamom 1 piece cinnamon 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 20 gm grated fresh coconut 4 green chillies 20 gm ginger paste 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/4 tsp red chilli powder 1…

Aloo Matar Sookhi Sabji (Dry Peas and Potato Curry)

Ingredients – 2 cups diced potatoes 1 cup shelled fresh green peas 3 tbsp oil 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp raw mango powder (amchur powder)…

Ambot Tik (Goan Prawn Curry with Coconut)

Ingredients– 400 gm prawns, cleaned and deveined For the Ground Masala – 8-10 Dried Kashmiri Red Chillies 6 Garlic Cloves 1 teaspoon whole Peppercorns 1 tablespoon Whole Coriander Seeds 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds 1 Small knob of Tamarind or 1 teaspoon Tamarind Paste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 cup Coconut grated 1 cup coconut milk…

Amaranth and Spinach Stirfry

Ingredients– 4 bunches amaranth 2 bunches spinach 1 large onion, sliced 7-8 garlic cloves, minced 2 green chillies, slit 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 2-3 tbsp oil Method – Wash the greens thoroughly, chop into 1” pieces and leave to drain in a colander Heat the oil in a pan Add the garlic…

Easiest Mutton Curry

Ingredients– 1 kg mutton 300 gm onion, chopped finely 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste 200 gm tomato puree 3 tbsp coriander powder 1 tbsp roasted cumin powder 1/2 tbsp red chilli powder 1 tbsp Kashmiri red chilli powder 1/2 tbsp turmeric powder 1.5 tbsp salt 6 green cardamoms 1 black cardamom 6-7 cloves 2 pieces…

Smoked Pork Dry Fry

Ingredients– 500 gm smoked pork, cut into cubes 3 medium onions, sliced 2 tbsp crushed ginger 2 tbsp crushed garlic 4-5 green chillies, sliced 1 small capsicum, deseeded and cubed 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste Method – Put the pork in a cold, nonstick pan Turn on the heat and let the pan…

Sojinar Sorsori (Tender Drumsticks in Mustard Sauce)

Ingredients– 250 gm chopped drumsticks 1/4 tsp panch phoran 2 onions, sliced 4 green chillies, slit 8 garlic cloves, crushed A small piece of ginger, crushed 1 large potato, cut into wedges 4 tbsp mustard seeds, soaked in water with a little salt for 2 hours 1 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp mustard oil Salt…