Sada Aloor Torkari (White Potato Curry)

Ingredients– 4 medium potatoes 1/2 tsp nigella seeds 2 green chillies 1 pinch asafoetida powder Salt to taste 1/2 tsp sugar 1 cup warm water 1 dry red chilli 1 tbsp mustard oil Method– Peel and cube potatoes Steam the potatoes till just soft Strain the water and set aside Heat mustard oil in a…

Foxtail Millet Pongal

Ingredients– Foxtail millet – 1/2 cup Yellow moong dal – 1/4 cup Water – 1.5 cups Salt to taste For Seasoning– 1 tbsp ghee 1 tsp black peppercorns 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 5-6 cashews 1 tsp urad dal 1 green chilli, chopped 1 sprig curry leaves Method – Wash and soak the millet and dal…

Aloo Raswala (Potatoes in Gravy)

Ingredients– 500 gm boiled potatoes 1 tbsp refined oil 1/2 tsp cumin seeds A big pinch of asafoetida powder 3-4 whole dry red chillies 1 tbsp ginger green chilli paste 300 gm chopped tomatoes 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp amchur powder A small bunch of…

Aloo Gobi Matar (Cauliflower, Potato and Peas Stir-fry)

Ingredients– 1 cup peeled and cubed potatoes 2 cups cauliflower florets 1/2 cup green peas 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp crushed ginger and garlic 1 onion, finely chopped 1/4 tsp garam masala powder 1/4 tsp coriander powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp kasoori methi 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves Salt to taste…

Cabbage Poriyal

Ingredients– 500 gm cabbage, chopped fine 2 green chillies, slit lengthwise 1/2 cup shelled green peas (optional) Salt to taste 2 tbsp grated fresh coconut For Tempering– 2 tsp oil 1 tsp mustard seeds 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp urad dal 1 tsp Bengal gram dal 1 dry red chilli, broken 1/2 tsp asafoetida…

Bread Roll

Ingredients– White bread slices – 12 Potato, boiled – 4 (350 gm approximately) Fresh or frozen peas – 25 gm Green chillies, chopped – 3-4 Ginger – 1” Garlic, grated – 8-10 Chaat masala powder – 1/2 tsp Aamchur powder – 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/3 tsp Red chilli powder – 1/3 tsp Roasted…

Boiled Masoor Dal

Ingredients– Red masoor dal – 1 cup Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Onion – 1 medium, chopped finely Green chillies – 2, chopped Coriander leaves – chopped finely Salt to taste Mustard oil – 1 tbsp Water – 3 cups Method– Boil the dal with turmeric powder, salt and water in a pressure cooker When…

Kala Chana Masala

Ingredients– 1 cup kala chana, washed and soaked overnight 2 chopped onions 2 chopped tomatoes 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 1 tsp cumin seeds 1 dry red chilli 2 bay leaves 3 tbsp…

Chow Chow Kootu (Chayote Squash and Lentil Stew)

Ingredients– Chow chow/chayote squash – 1 big Moong dal/chana dal – 1/4 cup Sambhar powder – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/8 tsp Salt to taste To Grind – Coconut, freshly grated – 1/4 cup Cumin seeds – 1/2 tsp Rice flour – 1 tsp Dry red chilies – 2 To Temper – Oil –…

Vegetable Rava Upma (Vegetable Semolina)

Ingredients– 1 cup semolina 2 onions, chopped fine 1/2” piece ginger, chopped fine 2-3 green chillies, chopped fine Mixed chopped vegetables (1 potato, 1 capsicum, 1 small carrot, 3 French beans) 1/4 cup shelled green peas Salt to taste 1/2 tsp turmeric powder Juice of 1 lime A small bunch of coriander leaves, chopped fine…