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…

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…

Palak Paratha (Spinach Paratha)

Ingredients– 1.5 cups atta (whole wheat flour) 1.5 cups spinach 1/2” ginger 1 small green chilli 1/2 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil for kneading the dough Oil for cooking Method – Wash spinach and drain completely Blend it in a mixer with ginger and chilli to a fine paste and set aside Add the purée…

Fish Curry with Seasonal Vegetables

Ingredients– 3 pieces fish A handful of spinach leaves, cleaned and washed 1 small brinjal 1 medium potato 2 green chillies 1 tsp ginger paste 3/4 tsp turmeric powder A pinch of panch phoran 2 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder A handful of boris Salt to taste 3 tbsp mustard oil Method –…

Masoor Dal Paleng Chutney (Red Lentil and Spinach Chutney)

Ingredients– 1/2 cup masoor dal 2-3 spinach leaves 2 tbsp coriander leaves 4 garlic cloves 1 green chilli 1/2 tsp salt or to taste 1/2 tsp mustard oil Method– Soak the masoor dal in water for about 2 hour Drain out the water and transfer the dal to a grinding stone Add spinach and coriander…

Nemu Tenga Masor Jhul (Fish Curry in Lemon Juice)

Ingredients– 3 pieces fish 1 boiled potato, broken into small pieces 1 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp panch phoran 1 dry red chilli, broken into pieces 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1.5 cups warm water Salt to taste 2 tbsp mustard oil 2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves Method – Marinate the fish with salt and 1/4…

Titakerala aru Alu Pitika (Bittergourd Potato Mash)

Ingredients– 1 large potato 5 bitter gourds 1/4 cup onions, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely chopped 1/2” ginger, shredded 1 tsp mustard oil Salt to taste Method – Boil the potato and bitter gourd in the pressure cooker Drain the water and take it out in a bowl Add the onion, ginger and green…

Sprouts Salad

Ingredients– 1 cup moong sprouts 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped tomato 1/4 cup cucumber chopped 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds 1/2 tsp chaat masala 1 tbsp lemon juice Salt to taste Method – Add all the ingredients except salt in a bowl and mix well Refrigerate for 30 minutes Add salt and mix before…