Golden Egg Fried Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup cold cooked rice 2 eggs 1 medium onion, diced finely 1 small carrot, diced finely 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1/4 cup diced sausage/ham (optional) Salt and white pepper to taste Method – Separate the yolk and the white Mix the egg yolk with the rice well Heat 1…

Hot n Sour Soup

Ingredients– 4-5 cloves garlic, minced 1” piece of ginger, finely chopped 3-4 spring onion whites, finely chopped 1 carrot, finely chopped 1/2 cup cabbage, finely shredded 3-4 beans, finely chopped 2-3 florets of broccoli, finely chopped 1/2 bell pepper, finely chopped 1 tbsp oil 1 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 stock cube 1 tbsp lemon…

Lai Xaak Bhaji (Mustard Leaves Stir Fry)

Ingredients– 2 big bunches of lai xaak, chopped fine 1 medium potato, cut into small cubes 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced 2 green chillies, slit 2-3 sprigs chopped coriander leaves 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 2-3 tbsp mustard oil Method – Heat oil in a wok Fry the…

Chow Chow/Chayote Squash Poriyal

Ingredients – Chow chow – 1 Onion – 1 Oil – 2 tsp Mustard seeds – 2 tsp Bengal gram dal – 1 tbsp Urad dal – 1 tsp Asafoetida powder – a pinch Dry red chillies – 2-3 Curry leaves – a few Salt to taste Method – Remove the skin and inner seed…

Homestyle Fried Rice

Ingredients– 1 cup leftover steamed rice 1/2 tsp mustard seeds 1 medium onion, sliced thinly 1 sprig of curry leaves 1 green chilli, chopped finely 1 small tomato, chopped 1/4 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste 2 tsp oil Method – Heat oil in a pan Add mustard seeds When the seeds splutter, add onion…

Aloo Sabji (Potato Curry)

Ingredients– 5 large potatoes, boiled and peeled 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp amchur powder (dry mango powder) 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 glasses of water 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1 tbsp wheat flour 2 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1.5” ginger…

Mutton Curry with Potatoes

Ingredients– 750 gm mutton, curry cut 3 medium potatoes, halved 6 medium onions, finely chopped 3 large tomatoes, chopped 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tsp turmeric powder 2 tbsp red chilli powder 2 tbsp coriander powder 1 tsp biryani masala 100 gm curd 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt to…

Garlic Bread

Ingredients– 8 slices of bread 50 gm softened butter 3-4 garlic cloves 1 green chilli A few sprigs of coriander leaves Salt to taste Method – Mash the garlic, chilli, coriander leaves in a mortar and pestle Mix the above into the softened butter and add salt Toast the bread Spread the mix onto the…

Stovetop Pasta

Ingredients– 200 gm penne pasta 2 cups milk 2 cups water 2 tbsp flour 2 tbsp butter 1/2 cup diced carrots 1/2 cup diced beans 1/2 cup corn kernels 2 cups chopped spinach 4 cubes Amul cheese 1 cup mozzarella cheese Salt and pepper to taste Oregano Chilli flakes Method – Heat the milk and…