Urad Dal Kachori (Indian Lentil Pastry)

Ingredients: Dough 1 cup All Purpose flour (plain flour or maida) 1 tablespoon fine sooji (semolina) 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons ghee / clarified butter Approx. 1/4 cup lukewarm water Filling 1/4 cup washed urad dal lentils (skinned black gram) 1 tablespoon fennel seeds coarsely grinded (saunf) 1 tablespoon coriander seeds coarsely grinded (dhania) 1 […]

Jhaal Muri – Kolkata Puffed Rice Snack

Ingredients 4 cups murmura/ muri (puffed rice) 1/4 cup fine sev (bengal gram vermicelli) 1/4 cup peanuts 1 teaspoon oil 1/2 cup potato boiled, peeled and cut into small pieces 1/2 cup tomato finely chopped, seeded 1/2 cup cucumber finely chopped 2 tablespoons green chili, finely chopped, adjust to taste 2 tablespoons cilantro finely chopped […]

Baked Eggs in Roasted Tomatoes

INGREDIENTS: 4 large tomatoes 4 eggs 2 tablespoons shredded cheese 1 tablespoon chopped scallions 2 tablespoons heavy cream Salt, pepper, ground paprika Chopped chives or cilantro for decoration

Spicy cucumber side dish (Oi-muchim: 오이무침)

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 English cucumber (or 2 to 3 kirby cucumbers), washed 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion 1 green onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons hot pepper flakes 2 teaspoons sesame oil 2 teaspoons sesame seeds 1 teaspoon sugar (optional)

Ancient Grain Dish Farro with Wild Mushrooms

Ingredients for 6 portions: 1/2 oz dried porcini mushrooms (a small handful), *soaked, and chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 10 brown mushrooms, cubed 1/2 onion, small dice 2 clove minced garlic salt to taste 1 heaping cup pearled farro 3 cups chicken stock, divided 2 tbsp crème fraiche freshly ground black pepper to taste 2 […]

Vegetable Cutlet (Hara Bhara Kabab)

Ingredients 6 cup spinach finely chopped, (do remove all the stems) 1-1/2 cup potatoes shredded 2 teaspoons oil ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) 1 teaspoon ginger finely chopped 3/4 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons corn starch ¼ cup finely chopped cilantro (hara dhania) 2 tablespoons green chili finely chopped Also need oil to fry

Mint Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup packed mint (podina) leaves all the stems removed 1 cup packed Cilantro (hara dhania)roughly chopped 2 tablespoons green chilies chopped (adjust to taste) 2 tablespoons lemon juice (adjust to taste) 1/2 inch ginger chopped 1 teaspoons salt (adjust to taste) 2 tablespoons sugar Pinch of asafetida (hing) Approx. 3 tablespoons water use […]

Spiced Apple Chutney

Ingredients for about 2 1/2 cups: 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups white vinegar 4 apples, peeled, 1/2-inch cubes 1/4 cup diced dried apricots 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup diced shallots or red onion 5 thick slices ginger 1/4 tsp red chili flakes, or to taste 1 whole star anise 1 tsp […]

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

Chicken Skewers

Ingredients Spice rub: 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin seed ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon turmeric ¼ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flake 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast or thighs 12 large button mushrooms 1 red bell peppers, cut into eighths 1 onion cut into eighths 2 jalapeños, optional

French Broiled Chicken

For 2 portions: 3 pound chicken, cut in half, back bone removed salt as needed lemon and fresh herb to finish

Roll-ppang (롤빵)

Ingredients (for 6 rolls): serves 3 to 4 3 tablespoons butter ½ cup cold milk 2 tablespoons sugar ¼ teaspoon salt 1 large egg 2 teaspoons dry yeast 1 ½ cups plus ¼ cup all purpose flour 1 egg white

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)

Sausage Stuffed Piquillo Peppers

Ingredients for 12 Stuffed Piquillo Peppers: 12 Piquillo Peppers olive oil, as needed 4 oz chorizo, Merguez sausage, or any spicy sausage meat 1/2 cup diced green onions salt and pepper to taste 1/2 cup cooked white long grain rice 2 oz goat cheese 2 cloves crushed garlic 2 tbsp parsley, plus more to garnish […]

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)

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

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)

Salt and Pepper Baby Potato (香煎土豆)

Ingredients: 1 lb small potato 1/2 tspn salt 1/2 tspn black pepper powder 1/2 tspn chili powder some green onion cooking oil

Crab Stuffed Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: For the bottoms: *6 large hard-boiled eggs (makes 12 pieces) 2 oz fresh crab meat, chopped 3 or 4 tbsp mayonnaise, or enough to achieve desired consistency few drops of Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp lemon juice 2 tsp chopped tarragon 1/2 tsp hot sauce or to taste pinch of old […]

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

Ingredients: 1-1/2 lbs Sweet Potatoes 1/2 lb Yukon Gold Potatoes (or any other white potato) 1 cup of Parmiggiano 1-1/2 to 2 cups of All Purpose Flour 2 Egg Yolks Salt, to taste Sauce: 1/2 cup of Unsalted Butter 10 leaves or so of Fresh Sage Freshly Grated Parmiggiano to taste Black Pepper to taste

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

Stuffed Lotus Root (レンコンのはさみ揚げ 作り方レシピ)

Ingredients: 250g Lotus Root (8.8 oz) Cake Flour or All Purpose Flour for dusting 150g Ground Pork (5.3 oz) Salt Pepper 1 tsp Ginger Root, Grated 2 tbsp Long Green Onion, Chopped ⅓ tsp Sesame Oil 1 tsp Sake 2 tsp Potato Starch 4 tbsp Cake Flour or substitute: all purpose flour 1 tbsp Potato […]

Homemade Sriracha

Ingredients for about 1 1/2 cups Sriracha: 1 1/2 lbs of red jalapenos and red serranos, stems removed 4 cloves of garlic, peeled 3 tbsp light brown sugar 1 tbsp Kosher salt 1/3 cup water 1/2 cup of distilled white vinegar

Peanut Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 3/4 cup smooth all-natural, pure peanut butter 2 cloves garlic, finely minced 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp fish sauce 2 tsp soy sauce 2 tsp sesame oil 1/2 lime, juiced sriracha or other hot chili sauce, to taste 1 small can (5.6 oz) coconut milk

Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

Ingredients: 6 eggs, hard boiled 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 1 tablespoon minced pickled jalapeños or pickles ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon minced cilantro Paprika

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 […]

“Creamed” Curried Corn

Ingredients: 2 large ears sweet corn 2 tsp olive oil salt to taste 2 cloves garlic, minced cayenne to taste 1/4 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp garam masala 3 tbsp plain Greek yogurt (or more if you want it creamier) 2 tsp freshly sliced chives

Mexican Grilled Corn On The Cob With Chipotle

Ingredients: 6 ears of fresh corn 2 Tbs frozen orange juice concentrate 1 chipotle chile in adobo sauce, seeds removed, minced 2 Tbs real maple syrup 1 to 2 cloves of garlic, minced 4 Tbs unsalted butter 1 Tbs plain yogurt 1/4 tsp. salt

Myeongaju Muchim

Ingredients: 10 ounces lamb’s quarters (about 300 grams): young leaves and stems 3 tablespoons doenjang (soybean paste) 1 tablespoon gochujang (hot pepper paste) 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 green onion, chopped 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Avocado Tomatillo Salsa

Ingredients for about 1 1/4 cups: 1 generous cup sliced tomatillos (about 6 oz by weight) *Note: if you can’t find fresh, you can use canned tomatillos in a pinch 1 tbsp minced Serrano pepper, or to taste 1 large ripe avocado 1/4 cup packed cilantro leaves 1/2 lime, juiced salt to taste

Fondant Potatoes

Ingredients for 6 fondant potatoes: 2 tbsp vegetable oil 3 large russet potatoes (other varieties will not work as well) salt and pepper to taste a knob of butter (a 2 or 3 tablespoon size chunk) 4 thyme sprigs 1/2 cup chicken broth or stock, more if needed

Salmon Massala

Ingredients (for 2 people): – 350-450 gr salmon loins – ½ kg tomatoes – 200 ml cream – 4 garlic cloves – Ginger – 1 chili – 1 onion – ½ lemon – Coriander – Ground cumin

Avocado Dip

Ingredients: 4 Avocados 5 Tomatillos 2 Jalapenos 1/2 Bunch Cilantro 1 Bunch Green Onions Salt

Baked Goat Cheese “Caprese”

Ingredients for 4 portions: 8 oz log fresh goat cheese, cut into 4 equal pieces 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp basil chiffonade 16 cherry tomatoes, halved freshly ground black pepper and cayenne, to taste *bake at 400 degrees F. for about 15 minutes

Avocado Guacamole

INGREDIENTS 1 Hass avocado (ripe) 1 lime 1/2 tomato (chopped in small pieces) 1/4 onion (finely chopped) – or green onions 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro Jalapeno pieces (optional) Salt and pepper (to taste) Corn chips for serving

Homemade Rasam Powder

Ingredients: Toor Daal / Split Pigeon Peas- 2 tbsp Whole Black Peppercorn – 1/4 cup Whole Coriander Seeds – 1/2 cup Cumin Seeds – 1 tbsp Dry Red Chillies – 5 or to taste Turmeric Powder – 1.5 tsp Kashmiri Mirch / Degi Mirch – 1 tsp or as needed

Homemade Tamarind Concentrate

Ingredients: Dried Tamarind – 7 oz (200 g) Water – 2 cups + 1/2 cup (divided)

Sweet & Sour Chutney

Tortilla Chips (Tostaditas Hechas En Casa)

Ingredient list: 1 cup vegetable oil 12 corn tortillas 1 tsp salt 1 tsp garlic power

Multipurpose Marinade for Vegetables and Meats

Ingredients: Spring Onions (Green Onions) – 5 Green Chillies – to taste Cilantro (Coriander Leaves) – average size bunch Large Garlic Cloves – 5 Whole Black Peppercorns- 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes – 1 tsp or to taste Oil – 1 tbsp Lime Juice – 1 tbsp Salt – 1 – 1.5 tsp or to […]

Salsa For Chiles Rellenos

Ingredient: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 can diced tomatos 1 small clove of garlic 1 1/2 tablespoons of onion 1/4 teaspoon of oregano

Chinese Steamed Scallops

12 sea scallops (medium wild caught and shelled – about 1 pound) 1 green onion 1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar

Sauteed Kale with Cranberries & Balsamic

Ingredients: 1 ½ lbs of Kale, trimmed and cleaned 1 cup of Vegetable Stock 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced ½ cup of Sweetened Dried Cranberries 2 Tbsp of Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tbsp of Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste