Chicken Salad Sandwich

Ingredients – 1.5 cups boiled and shredded chicken 1/3 cup onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup green bell pepper, finely chopped 1/2 cup mayonnaise A few lettuce leaves, torn Salt and pepper to taste 8 slices bread Method – In a medium bowl, mix all the ingredients except bread and lettuce Place the mixed ingredients equally…

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…

Moong Dal Tadka

Ingredients– 1 cup moong dal (yellow lentils) 3 cups water 1 medium tomato, chopped 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Salt to taste For the Tempering– 1 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds A pinch of asafoetida powder 5-6 large garlic cloves, sliced 1-2 dry red chillies 6-7 curry leaves 1 tsp lemon…

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…

Egg Sandwich

Ingredients– 4 slices soft white bread 2 boiled eggs 30 gm softened butter Freshly ground black pepper Salt to taste Method– Trim the edges of the bread and set aside Chop the hard boiled eggs finely Whisk the butter in a bowl Add the chopped eggs Add pepper and salt Put this mixture between the…

Sindhi Kadhi

Ingredients– 2 tbsp refined oil 3 tbsp besan (gram flour) 1 tsp fenugreek seeds 1.5 tsp turmeric powder 3 litres water 2 potatoes, cut in large chunks 1 drum stick 1 small cauliflower 100 gm peas 100 gm okra Salt to taste 2 lemon sized balls of tamarind, soaked in 1 cup warm water for…

Keema Paratha (Mutton Mince Paratha)

Ingredients– For the Dough – 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp salt 2 tbsp vegetable oil + more for frying For the Filling – 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped onions 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 300 gm keema (minced mutton) 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric…

Afghani Chicken

Ingredients– 500 gm chicken 10 cashews 3 tbsp curd 1 tsp black pepper powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1 tsp chaat masala powder Salt to taste 1 tbsp lemon juice 4 tbsp fresh cream 1 tbsp kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 2 tsp ginger garlic paste 2 tbsp oil Method – Blend the cashews…

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…

Aloo Sabji and Puri

Ingredients– For Aloo Sabji – 5 boiled potatoes, roughly broken 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp amchur powder 1/2 tsp sugar 1 tsp salt 2 cups water 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1 tbsp wheat flour 1 tbsp ghee 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1.5” ginger, julienned…