CORIANDER CHUTNEY

CORIANDER CHUTNEY Coriander chutney is a very popular dip and often referred to green chutney in Indian Cuisine. It is served in India with main course food and also with snacks such as Samosa, Onion Bhaji, Spinach Pakode, Cheela, Dahi Bada etc. You can make this in advance and use…

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…

SHAHI PANEER

As the name suggests this is a recipe that was extensively used by the royals in India. The rich creamy curry is  made with fresh cubes of cottage cheese. Its an all time favourite for vegetarians and very popular in restaurants. Preparation Time 30 mins Serves 2 to 3 INGREDIENTS…

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…

SAUTEED IDLI

Preparation Time : 5 minutes SAUTEED IDLI Serves 2- 3 INGREDIENTS Idli – 6 (To make the idli follow this recipe http://thedalroti.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/idli.html) Mustard Seeds 1 tsp Green Chilly 2 slit Curry Leaves fresh or dried a few Oil 1 tbsp. METHOD Cut the Idli from the centre vertically and horizontally. You…

RAVA IDLI

IDLI Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 5 minutes Serves 2 -3 people. INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Semolina (Sooji ) 1 Cup Yoghurt  (Dahi ) 1 teaspoon Soda Bicarbonate (You can alternatively use ENO) 1 teaspoon Salt Oil for greasing the moulds. IDLI BATTER METHOD In a bowl, mix the Semolina…

SPINACH LEMON RICE

INGREDIENTS Boiled rice          1 cup Chopped spinach 1/2 cup Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder (haldi) 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds (jeera)         1/2 tsp Mustard seeds (rai)1/2 tsp Pinch of  asafoetida (hing optional) Lemon Juice    …

PALAK PANEER

This is a popular North Indian  dish INGREDIENTS A bunch of spinach Green chilly 2 Ginger garlic paste 2-3 tsp Cottage Cheese (paneer) 200gms  cut in cubes Tomatoes 4 finely chopped or pureed Chilly powder 1/2 tsp Oil 1 tbsp Bay leaf 1 Garam masala 1/2tsp Salt to taste METHOD…