Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients– For the Gravy- 1 tablespoon oil 2 green cardamoms 1 cup onions cubed, 3 medium 1½ cups tomatoes finely chopped (3 large) ¾ teaspoon salt (adjust to taste) ¾ teaspoon sugar 12-14 cashew nuts 1 teaspoon red chilli powder ¾ teaspoon garam masala powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder Whole Spices – 1 small bay…

Khao Suey

Ingredients– 300 gm noodles 1 large chicken breast 1/2 tbsp grated garlic 1/2” piece of ginger, grated 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 2 dry red chillies 300 ml coconut milk Salt to taste For the Toppings – 4 eggs 6 cloves garlic 2-3 shallots 2-3 green onions Chopped coriander leaves Lime wedges…

Chocolate Cupcake

Ingredients– 3/4 cup (95g) all-purpose flour 1/2 cup (45g) unsweetened natural cocoa powder 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar 1/2 cup (100g) packed light brown sugar 1/3 cup (80ml) vegetable oil 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup (120ml)…

Sour Cream

Ingredients– 1 cup low fat cream 1/4 cup full fat milk 1 tsp lemon juice Method– Transfer the cream in a sterilised glass jar Add lemon juice in milk and keep aside for 5 minutes Add the milk mixture with the cream Mix well Cover the jar and set aside for 24 hours at room…

Medu Vadai

Ingredients – 1 cup urad dal 4 green chillies Salt to taste 1 tsp asafoetida powder A bunch of finely chopped coriander leaves Oil for deep frying Method – Soak the urad dal in 2 cups of water for 3 hours Drain off excess water completely Add the green chillies, salt and asafoetida powder Grind…

Pound Cake

Ingredients– 3 large (150 grams) eggs, at room temperature 3 tablespoons milk, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla essence 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup granulated white sugar 3/4 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature Method – Preheat the oven to 180°C. Butter or spray…

Pabda Maacher Jhal

Ingredients– Pabda fish – 400 gm Brinjal – 100 gm Tomato – 15 gm Coriander leaves – 2 tbsp Green Chillies – 5 Sugar – 1 tsp Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Black & yellow mustard seeds – 20 gm, soaked for 2 hours Bori – 10 pieces Mustard oil – 3…

Sautéed Salt and Pepper Prawns

Ingredients– 350 gm shelled and deveined prawns 5 spring onions, greens and whites chopped separately 1/2 of a chopped capsicum 1 tbsp chopped garlic 2 dry red chilli broken in half 1 fresh green chilli, chopped 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper Salt to taste 1 tbsp cornflour 2 tbsp oil For the Sauce –…