MOONG DAL CHEELA (YELLOW LENTILS PANCAKE)

This is a famous starter in India also and falls under the category of Chaat. It is a simple pancake and a good source of protein. Especially good for vegans as you can choose any filling, here in this recipe we have used the most popular filling of cottage cheese…

BULGUR WHEAT SALAD

Serves 2 Preparation Time: 10 mins INGREDIENTS SALAD  Bulgur wheat (daliya) 1/2 cup Split yellow lentil (Moong) 1/2 cup Cucumber chopped 1/2 cup Onion chopped 2 tbsp Capsicum chopped 2 tbsp Roasted peanuts 2 tbsp FOR THE DRESSING Olive oil 2 tbsp Lemon juice 2 tbsp Garlic chopped 2 Salt…

DAL MAKHNI

Preparation Time: 1 hour Serves 4 INGREDIENTS Whole Black Gram (Sabut Urad)1 cup Red kidney beans 2 tbsp Tomato 2 medium Tomato purée 5 tbsp Ginger 1.5 inch Garlic 2 cloves Green chilly 1 DAL MAKHNI Black Cardamom 1 Bay leaf 2 Cinnamon 1 stick of about 1.5 inch Clove…

BAGEL DELIGHT

Preparation Time : 5 minutes Serves 2 BAGEL DELIGHT INGREDIENTS Bagel 2 Pizza Sauce 2 tbsp Butter 1tsp Grated Cheese 2 tbsp Jalapeno Chopped 1 tbsp Red Peppers Chopped 1 tbsp Salt & Pepper to taste Oregano (Optional) METHOD Cut the bagel from between, so that you have two semi…

SOOJI HALWA

This is an Indian sweet dish made in clarified butter(GHEE). Very popular during the navratri or and other religious festivals. Preparation Time 20 mins Serves 4 SOOJI HALWA SERVED WITH POORI & CHANA INGREDIENTS Ghee (Clarified Butter) 1/2 cup  Sooji (Semolina) 1 cup Sugar 1 Cup Water 4 Cups Cardamom powder 1/2…

BOILED RICE

INGREDIENTS Preparation Time 20 minutes. RICE Serves 2 Basmati Rice 1 cup Water 2 cups Oil 1 teaspoon METHOD Wash the rice and soak it in water for 10 minutes. Drain the water from the rice. In a pan add 2 cups of water, Oil and Rice bring to a…

MALAI KOFTA

INGREDIENTS MALAI KOFTA Preparation Time 30 mins Serves 2 to 3 FOR THE KOFTA Cottage Cheese (Paneer) 1 cup grated Boiled Potatoes 2 Green Chilly 1 chopped Cornflour 1 teaspoon Green Cardamom Powder a pinch Almonds 4  Salt to taste FOR THE CURRY Onion 1 Medium sized Tomatoes 3 medium…

MATAR ALOO CURRY

INGREDIENTS Preparation Time 25 mins  Serves 2 MATAR ALOO CURRY Potatoes 2(medium size) Peas 100 gms Tomato 1 (Grind it to a paste) Onion 1 (Grind it to a paste) Green Chilly 1 Chopped Cumin Seeds 1 tsp Ginger Grated 1 tsp Garlic Chopped 1 tsp Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp…

MATAR KULCHA

The following recipe is very popular in India and a good substitute for choley. The white chickpeas called Matar can be sourced from any Indian / Asian store. Preparation Time 35 to 40 mins Serves 2  INGREDIENTS MATAR  Matar (white chickpeas) 1 cup  Water 4 cups Bay leaf 1 Salt…

BHATURA

INGREDIENTS: Plain Flour (Maida) 2 cups Semolina (Sooji) 1 tbsp Curd 3 tbsp Oil 1 tbsp Salt ½ tsp Sugar ¼ tsp Drinking Soda to knead into a dough Oil for deep frying METHOD:  1.   In a large bowl mix maida, salt, oil, sugar and semolina. 2.      Then add…