Suran Subzi

Ingredients: Suran (Indian Yam) – 11 oz package (washed and drained) Peanut Oil – 1 Tbsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp Curry Leaves – few Green Chilies – 2 or to taste, chopped Rock Salt (Sindhav, Sindhalu) – to taste Red Chili Powder – to taste

Beetroot Tikki

Beetroot (Chakundar) – 1kg (2.2lb) Potatoes – 1/2kg (approx 1lb), boiled Salt – 2tsp or as needed Medium Onion – 1/2, chopped fine Green Chillies – to taste, cut fine Cilantro/Coriander Leaves (Dhaniya Patta) – 4-5 sprigs, finely chopped Ginger & Garlic Paste – 1tbsp Roasted Cumin Powder – 2tsp Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor) – […]

Butter Chicken

Ingredients: For the chicken: 1 lb of Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cut into bite size pieces 1/2 cup of Yogurt 4 Cloves of Garlic, minced 1 Tbsp of Ginger, grated 1 tsp of Chili Powder Plenty of Salt and Pepper, to taste For the sauce: 1 Small Yellow Onion, finely chopped or Pureed in a […]

Kurkuri Bhindi – Spicy Crispy Okra

Ingredients: Approx. 1/2 pound okra (bhindi) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cumin seed (jeera) 1 tablespoon coriander powder (dhania) 1 teaspoon red chili flakes 1/2 teaspoon mango powder (amchoor) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 2 tablespoons besan (gram flour) available in Indian grocery stores 1 tablespoon rice flour

Beetroot Tikki

Beetroot (Chakundar) – 1kg (2.2lb) Potatoes – 1/2kg (approx 1lb), boiled Salt – 2tsp or as needed Medium Onion – 1/2, chopped fine Green Chillies – to taste, cut fine Cilantro/Coriander Leaves (Dhaniya Patta) – 4-5 sprigs, finely chopped Ginger & Garlic Paste – 1tbsp Roasted Cumin Powder – 2tsp Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor) – […]

Coriander & Garlic Chutney

Ingredients: (Most ingredients are to taste) Cilantro (Coriander) – 1 large bunch, including stems Garlic – 5 large cloves Green Chilies – 2 to 3 or to taste Tamarind Pulp – to taste Salt – to taste Sugar – pinch Water – very little if needed to help grinding process Oil – 1 tsp

Coconut Ladoo

Ingredients: 1-1/4 cup coconut freshly grated or frozen, available in Indian grocery stores 3 cups milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon cardamom powder

Curry Chicken & Rice (1 Pot Dish)

Ingredients: 4 Chicken Thighs 2 onions, diced 2 tomatoes, diced 1 green apple, cored and diced 2/3 cup sultanas 1/4 cup curry paste 4 cups chicken stock 2 cups rice

Quinoa Mung Daal

Quinoa – 1/2 cup, washed Mung Daal – 1/2 cup, washed Water – 4 1/2 cups (divided) Salt – to taste Ginger – 1 Tbsp, minced Ghee (Clarified Butter) – 1 Tbsp Asafoetida (Hing) – 1/8 tsp Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp Cumin Powder – 1/2 tsp Garlic – 5 to 6 cloves, roughly crushed […]

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Garlic Asparagus Pulao

Ingredients: Asparagus – 1 lb, cut into 1/2 inch pieces (Keep spears intact) Basmati Rice – 1 cup, washed and soaked for 30 minutes and drained Water – 1 3/4 cups Ghee (Clarified Butter) – 1 Tbsp Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp Cinnamon Stick – 2 inch piece Bay Leaf – 1 Whole Cloves – […]

Chickpea Falafel

Ingredients: Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans – 1 cup (approx 200gm) Garlic Cloves – 5-6 or to taste Onion – 1 large (Indian standard) or 1/2 large (USA size), roughly chopped Mint Leaves – 1/2 cup packed, leaves picked Flat Parsley – 1/2 cup packed, roughly chopped Cilantro/Coriander Leaves – 1/2 cup packed, roughly chopped Ground Black Pepper […]

Pita Chips

Ingredients: (all ingredients are to taste) Pita Bread Olive Oil Garlic Powder Salt Oregano

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Ingredients: Whole Wheat Flour – 2 cups (approx 300gm) Rapid Rise Yeast – 1tsp Warm Water – 1/2 cup Sugar – 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt or regular Salt – 1/2 tsp Room-Temperature Water – approx 3/4 cup Olive Oil – 1 tbsp Whole Wheat Flour (for dusting) – 1/2 cup

Tahini Paste & Tahini Sauce

Bake Time: 5-10 min Prep Time: 15 min Makes: Tahini Paste – 1/2 cup Tahini Sauce – 1 cup Tahini Paste: Ingredients: White Sesame Seeds – 1/2 cup Olive Oil – 1/4 cup + 2tbsp (if storing for a longer time)

Spicy Corn Patties

Ingredients 2 cups corn frozen 1/2 cup corn meal 2 tablespoons rice flour 1 chopped green chili adjust to taste 2 teaspoon finely chopped ginger 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (hara dhania) 2 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons oil

Indian Made Strawberry Cheesecake Parfait

Ingredients: Makes 12 2oz parfaits Graham Crackers – 3 large pieces (should yield 3/4 cup of crumbs) Butter – 3 Tbsp, melted Sugar – 1 Tbsp Strawberries – 1/2 lb, chopped Sugar – 1/2 Tbsp Cream Cheese – 8 oz, softened Sour Cream – 1/3 cup Vanilla Extract – 1 tsp Powdered Sugar – 1/2 […]

Dabeli Spicy Potato Sandwich

Ingredients Spice Mix 1 red chili dry 1 teaspoon coriander (dhania) seeds 2 cloves (laung / lavang) 1/2 inch cinnamon (dalchini) 1/2 teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds • 4 black pepper Filling 1 cup potato boiled and mashed (aloo) 2 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin (jeera) seeds 1/2 teaspoon salt Spice mix which we prepared that […]

Onion Chutney

Ingredients: Shallots (Red Onion can be substituted) Salt Red Chili Powder Coconut Oil (approx 1 Tbsp for every 1/2 cup of Shallot pulp)

Chili Paneer

Ingredients: Paneer – 10 oz, cubed Soy Sauce – 3 Tbsp (divided) Oil – 3 Tbsp Dried Red Chilies – 2 or to taste, cut into small pieces Ginger – 2 Tbsp, minced Garlic – 2 Tbsp, minced Green Chilies – 2 or to taste, sliced lengthwise Onion – 1/2 medium, cut into large pieces […]

Vegetable and Chicken Steamed Momos

Ingredients: For the Dough: All Purpose Flour (Maida) – 3 cups Baking Powder – 1/4 tsp Water – 1 cup, approx For the Vegetable Filling: Cabbage – 3 cups, food processed or cut really fine Carrots – 1, medium, shredded fine Onions – 4 medium (approx 300gm), finely chopped Ginger – 1 tbsp, minced Cilantro […]

Chutney for Momos

Ingredients: Ripe Tomatoes – 2, cut length-wise Dry Red Chillies or Kashmiri Chillies – to taste Water – 1 cup Salt – to taste Sugar – 1/2 tsp or as needed

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Ingredients: Greek Yogurt – 1 cup Almond Meal – 2 Tbsp (grind whole almonds using a coffee grinder or other mixie) Honey – to taste Mango – 1, pureed (reserve few whole pieces to garnish) Granola – 1 to 2 Tbsp Caramelized Almonds – 1 to 2 TbspFruit and Yogurt Parfait – Healthy Dessert

Meethi Matri

Ingredients 1 cup all purpose flour (maida, plain flour) 1 tablespoon sooji (rava, semolina) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds crushed 2 tablespoon oil Approx. 1/3 cup of lukewarm water Oil to fry Syrup 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water Garnish 1/2 teaspoon crushed cardamom 2 teaspoons pistachios crushed

Coconut Rajma (Kidney Beans) Curry

Ingredients: Dry Kidney Beans (Rajma) – 2 cups, soaked in 6 cups of water for 6-8 hrs or overnight. Salt – 2 tsp or to taste Water – 6 cups Oil – 1 Tbsp Mustard Seeds – 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Stick – 1 inch piece Black Cardamom – 1 Green Cardamom – 2 Cloves – […]

Sambal Chilli Sauce (Home made)

Ingredients: Red Chillies (fleshy kinds) – 150gm / 1/3lb Garlic – 1 bulb, peeled Oil – 4 tbsp Salt – to taste Water – 1 cup (minus 2 tbsp) Vinegar – 2 tbsp (optional)

Palak Paneer

Ingredients: Spinach – 16 oz, washed and chopped if leaves are large Water – 1 cup Green Chilies – 1 to 2, slit (optional) Oil – 3 Tbsp Paneer – 7 to 10 oz, cubed (can be store bought or homemade ) Cinnamon Stick – 1 inch piece Onions – 2 cups, diced Ginger – […]

Sarson Ka Saag – Mustard Greens with Spinach

Ingredients 4 cups packed mustard leaves chopped (sarson) 4 cups packed spinach leaves chopped (palak) 1 tablespoon ginger finely shredded 2 green chili chopped (adjust to taste) 1teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/4 cup corn flour (maki ka atta, maize) 4 tablespoons ghee/ clarified butter For seasoning 2 tablespoons clarified butter (ghee) 1/2 teaspoon cumin […]

Chilli Chicken

Ingredients: Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs – 1lb (approx 1/2 kg) Salt – to taste Pepper- to taste Cornstarch – 1.5 tbsp Dry Red Chilli – 4-5 or to taste, cut Oil – 4 tbsp Ginger – 2 tbsp, minced Garlic – 2 tbsp, minced Green Chillies – to taste, slit Onion – 1/2 medium, chopped […]

Mung Daal with Dill Leaves

Ingredients: Mung Daal – 1 cup Dill Leaves – a handful, chopped Oil – 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera) – 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder/Haldi – 1/8th tsp Asofoetida/Hing – 1/8th tsp Curry Leaves – 1 sprig Garlic – 1 tbsp, chopped Green Chillies – to taste, chopped Salt – to taste Water – 4 cups […]

Vermicelli Upma

Ingredients: 1-1/2 cup vermicelli roasted, available in Indian grocery stores 1/2 cup carrots cut into small pieces 1/2 cup green beans cut into small pieces 1/2 cup corn kernels I am using frozen corn 3 tablespoons oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds/rai 8-10 curry leaves 1/4 teaspoon turmeric/haldi 1 green chili finely chopped 1-1/4 teaspoons of […]

Garlic Mushroom Couscous

Ingredients: Couscous – 1 cup Baby Bella Mushroom – 8 oz, washed and sliced Water – 1.5 cups Salt – 1 tsp or to taste Lemon/Lime Juice – 1 tbsp plus additional for garnish Olive oil – 1 tbsp Garlic – 5 large cloves, minced Green Chillies – to taste, chopped

Homemade Panir and Masala Paneer (Indian Cheese)

Ingredients: Whole Milk – 8 cups Lemon Juice – 1/4 cup For Masala Paneer: Salt – to taste Cumin Seeds – to taste, roasted and powdered Dry Red Chilli – to taste, roasted and powdered Fresh Cilantro Leaves – to taste, chopped

Burfi

Ingredients: Chickpea Flour (Besan) – 1 cup Sugar – 2 cups Heavy Cream – 1 cup Clarified Butter (Ghee) – 1 cup Shredded Coconut – 1 cup Choice of Dry Fruits – 1 cup, chopped

Chickpea and Spinach Spread

Ingredients: 1 15oz can chickpeas (garbanzo beans, kabule chana,) 2 tablespoons roasted sesame seeds (til) 1 cup spinach leaves all the stems removed 1-1/2 teaspoon salt 2 serrano green chili chopped, adjust to taste 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil

Baked Crispy Paneer Sandwiches

Ingredients: Paneer Pickle Masala Panko Breadcrumbs Butter Tandoori Masala Salt

Baked Tandoori Chicken Strips

Ingredients: Chicken Breasts – 1 lb (approx 1/2 kg) Salt – to taste Panko Bread Crumbs – 1 cup (approx Tandoori Masala – 2 tsp + 1 tsp Butter – 3 tbsp

Green Peas Stuffed Parathas

Ingredients: Green Peas – 1 1/2 cup (12oz pkt) (fresh or frozen) Green chilli – to taste Garlic – 1 tbsp, minced Cilantro chopped – 10 sprigs, approx Salt – as per taste Ghee – 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp For the Dough: Whole Wheat Flour – 1.5 cup Oil – 3 tsp […]

Chicken Kabob

Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, cut into 2” pieces Juice of ½ of an Orange Juice of ½ of a Lemon Zest of ½ of an Lemon Zest of ½ of an Orange ½ Tbsp of Honey 4 Cloves of Garlic 2 tsp of Freshly Chopped Rosemary 2 Tbsp of Olive […]

Peach Ginger Lassi

Ingredients: Peach – 1 Ginger – 1/2 inch piece Mint Leaves – few Yogurt – 1/2 cup Water – approx 1/2 cup depending on desired consistency. Ice – few cubes For Sweet Lassi, Add: Honey – to taste Salt – pinch For Savory Lassi, Add: Salt – to taste Lime Juice – to taste Chili […]

Mixed Daal with Amaranth Seeds

Goan Fish Curry

INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp ground turmeric 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tbsp garam masala 6 mackerel fillets (600g) 1 large onion 2 cloves of garlic thumb-sized piece of ginger 1 fresh green chilli ½ tsp dried chilli 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tsp fennel seeds 1 lime 1 aubergine glug of vegetable oil 1 tin of […]

Sindhi Kadhi (Vegetables in Gram Flour Gravy)

Ingredients 1/2 cup gram flour (besan) 3 tablespoons oil 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds (mathi) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1/8 teaspoon asafetida (hing) 3 whole red peppers Approx. 10 curry leaves 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) 1/2 teaspoon red chili powder adjust to taste 1 tablespoon grated ginger Approx. 3 tablespoons tamarind pulp (imli) 1-1/2 teaspoon […]

Stuffed Tomatoes with Gravy

Ingredients 4 tomatoes round medium size For filling 1/2 cup green peas, I am using frozen peas 1/4 cup green beans finely chopped 1/4 cup corn kernels, I am using frozen corn 1/4 cup paneer cut into very small cubes (available in Indian grocery store) 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped 2 teaspoon oil 1/2 teaspoon […]

Meethi Seviyan (Sweet Vermicelli)

Ingredients: 1 cup seviyan/vermicelli broken in small pieces 2 tablespoon unsalted butter or ghee 1-3/4 cups water Pinch salt 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons sliced almonds and pistachios 4 cardamoms shelled and crushed Few strings of saffron

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