THANDAI

INGREDIENTS: Sugar: 1 1/2 cups Water: 1 1/2 liters Almonds: 1 tbsp Milk: 1 cup Melon seeds: 1 tbsp Poppy seeds: 1 tbsp Aniseed: 1/2 tbsp Rose water: 1/2 tsp Black peppercorns, whole: 1 tbsp Rose petals (dry/fresh): 1/4 cup Cardamom powder: 1/2 tsp   METHOD Soak sugar in 1/2 liter of water & keep … Continue Reading

THAI CRUNCHY SESAME NOODLES (VEG)

INGREDIENTS: FOR THE PASTE Garlic, crushed: 3 Ginger, chopped: 1″ Spring onions, finely chopped: 4 Red chili flakes: 1 tsp Soy sauce: 1 tsp Sugar: 1 tsp Peanuts: 2 tbsp FOR THE NOODLES Sesame oil: 2 tsp Noodles, boiled: 200 gm Salt to taste   METHOD In a blender, add garlic, ginger, spring onion whites, … Continue Reading

EGG LESS MAYONNAISE (VEG)

INGREDIENTS: Milk: 3/4 cup Cornflour: 1 tbsp Olive oil: 1 tbsp Mustard paste: 1/4 tsp Salt to taste Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Lime juice: 1/2 tsp Fresh cream: 1 tbsp   METHOD Heat a pan, add 1/2 cup milk, stir in cornflour & whisk on slow flame till its thickened. Remove, allow to reach … Continue Reading

CARROT WITH COCONUT(VEG)

INGREDIENTS: Cooking oil: 2 tbsp Mustard seeds: 1 tsp Split black gram: 1 tsp Curry leaves: a sprig Green chilies, slit: 3 Onions, finely chopped: 2 Carrots, sliced: 2 Coconut, grated: 1 tbsp Salt to taste   METHOD 1) Heat a pan, add oil, mustard seeds & the lentil. 2) Allow to splutter & add … Continue Reading

RADISH RAITA (VEG)

INGREDIENTS: Cooking oil: 1 tsp Mustard seeds: 1 tsp Black gram split( urad dal): 1/2 tsp Green chili, chopped: 1 Radish, grated: 1 Curd: 1 cup Salt to taste Sugar: 1/2 tsp Cumin powder: 1/4 tsp Coriander leaves, chopped: 1 tbsp   METHOD 1) Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds & the lentil. … Continue Reading

RICE COOKED IN LAMB GRAVY

INGREDIENTS: Clarified butter: 2 tbsp Brown cardamom: 2 Bay leaves: 2 Cinnamon: 1″ Fennel seeds: 1/2 tsp Onion, sliced: 1 Lamb with bone: 500 gm Salt to taste Caraway seeds: 1/2 tsp Cashew nuts: a handful Cream: 1/2 cup Green cardamom powder: a pinch Basmati rice: 2 cup   METHOD 1) Heat a pan, add … Continue Reading

OVEN BAKED CARROT FRIES ( VEG ) 5 *

INGREDIENTS: Carrot julienne: 2 Olive oil: 2 tbsp Sugar: a pinch Coriander powder: 1 tsp Salt to taste   METHOD 1) Take carrot julienne, pour olive oil, sugar, coriander powder & salt. 2) Cover a casserole with an aluminium foil & place the carrot julienne. 3) Bake in a preheated oven at 200 deg C … Continue Reading

ORANGE LEMONADE

INGREDIENTS: Limca: 1 bottle Vanilla ice cream: 1 tbsp Lemon juice fresh: 1 tsp Orange juice fresh: 1 tbsp Garnish: 1 lemon slice & 1 orange slice   METHOD 1) Bland Limca, ice cream, lemon juice & orange juice in a liquidiser. 2) Pour into a tall glass & serve garnished with lemon slice & … Continue Reading

POTATO IN GREEN CURD ( VEG )

INGREDIENTS:  Curd: 2 cups Mint, chopped: 1 tsp Black pepper powder: 1/4 tsp Oregano: 1/2 tsp Salt to taste Coriander leaves, chopped: 1 tbsp Potato, boiled, peeled & cubed: 2 Lemon juice: 1 tsp   METHOD 1) Whisk curd, ensuring no lumps are formed. 2) Stir in mint leaves, black pepper powder, oregano, salt & … Continue Reading

NAAN DOUGH WITH MINCE MEAT FILLING

INGREDIENTS: Flour: 250 gm Sugar: 1 tsp Salt: 1/4 tsp Baking powder: 1/4 tsp Yeast powder: 1 tsp Milk: 1/2 tsp Clarified butter: 1 tbsp Egg: 1 Yogurt: 1/2 cup FOR THE MINCE FILLING Minced meat: 500 gm Clarified butter: 3 tbsp Ginger, chopped: 1 ” Garlic, chopped: 1 tsp Onion, finely chopped: 1 Green … Continue Reading