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…

SWEET TAMARIND CHUTNEY

This is a very popular dip served in India with snacks such as Samosa, Onion Bhaji, Spinach Pakode, Cheela, Dahi Bada etc. You can make this chutney in advance and use it within a month’s time, store in the refrigerator or fridge. Serves: 2 – 4 people Cooking Time: 10…

DAHI RAITA

Cucumber & Tomato Raita This is a yoghurt based accompaniment extremely popular with Rice dishes in India. Preparation Time 10 mins Serves 2 INGREDIENTS Yoghurt 1 cup Cucumber Chopped ½ Cup Tomato Chopped ½ Cup Roasted Cumin Seeds Powder ½ tsp Salt To taste METHOD In a Bowl Mix All…

VEGETARIAN PULAO (PILAU)

This is a simple veg rice dish usually served with raita or occasionally as an accompaniment to a mild curry. Cooking Time 15 mins Serves 4 INGREDIENTS Rice 1 cup Onion 1 Medium (Sliced) Mixed Vegetables (½ cup include Peas, Carrot, Cauliflower, Cottage Cheese or Potato) Ginger 2 inch Piece…

SAGO KHICHDI (SABUT DANA)

Preparation Time: 15 minutes Serves 2 INGREDIENTS         SAGO  Sago 1 cup Mustard seeds 1 tsp Potato chopped 1 small Peanuts 2 tbsp Curry leaves 7 or 8 Green chilly 1 slit  Sea salt as per taste Red chilly powder 1/2 tsp Oil 1 tbsp METHOD Soak…

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…

RAVA IDLI CHATPAT

Preparation Time : 5 Minutes Serves 1 IDLI CHATPAT INGREDIENTS Idli 1 (Idli recipe http://thedalroti.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/idli.html) Green Chutney 1 tsp Tomato Sauce 1 tsp Namkeen Bhujia 1 tbsp Cucumber for garnish METHOD Put the Idli on a plate and spread the green chutney and tomato sauce. Put some bhujia or any…

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…