Ghia/ Bottle Gourd Soup 2 cups ghia chopped 1/2 cup onions sliced 2 tsps oil Salt 1/4 tsp cumin Cracked Pepper Lemon juice Roasted Garlic Dried Parsley An absolutely no fuss recipe. A delight to the palate. Heat the oil in a vessel. Tip in the oil/ butter. Add the cumin. Add the onions and…

Rosti I’ve made a very basic rosti. Full of starch and carbs . 2 cups grated potatoes. Grate from the largest holes 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp cracked pepper 2 tbsp oil/ butter 1 tbsp parmesan cheese Just before making squeeze out some liquid from the potatoes. Mix in the salt and pepper . Discard…

Nachni Puda / Pua Today being Navmi we Marwaris offer Kheer Puda and the Rakhis that each one of us had worn to GOGGA also known as Jahar Veer Gogga is a folk deity, worshiped in northern states of India especially in Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab region and Uttar Pradesh. He is a warrior-hero of…

Baked Parmesan Tomatoes 2 large Firm Tomatoes Cheese mix 1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese A pinch of salt1/4 tsp of garlic powder1/2 tsp cracked pepper 1/3 tsp dried basilA few sprigs of thyme Chop the tomatoes into thick roundles And keep them on a fresh kitchen tissue . This is so that the excess liquid…

Raw Cocoa -Date-Himalayan-Pink Salt-Chilli Flakes Ice Cream. Recipe Courtsey. Nandita Amin. I love her recipes and she makes everything so healthy and delightful. Her recipes are an example of healthy = interesting and delicious Not boring . Copy pasting her lovely recipe so easy to make. Raw Cocoa-Date-Himalayan Pink Salt and Chili flakes sugar free…

Carrot Tomato Shorba It's a lovely delicious Shorba. Quick and simple. Shorba simply means Stew. It originated on the Balkans region and is also called Chorba. Shor= salty/ brackish and Ba= Stew. I've added a bit of celery and Parsley tooAnd these herbs truly enhance the deliciousness of this Shorba. Just sharing (people who are…

Red chilli and garlic Chutney 8-10 dry red chillies ( bedgi)1/4 cup garlic peeled1 tsp cuminSalt 2 tbsp oil or more ( I prefer MO)1/2 tsp amchoor/ a piece of fresh kairi/ 1 tsp dry Kachri powder Deseed and soak the chillies for about 2 hours. Reserve the oil and add the rest of the…

Pesarattu ( Moong Dal Dosa) This is just an amazing and healthier way to have a Dosa.  Again thanks to my cook “Sangeeta ” who made this fabulous dosa which is now made at least 2 times a week at my place.  Green Moong Dal is high in protein and fibre and low in fat…

Buckwheat/ Kuttu Chilla  Very simple and delicious. I love it when I’m fasting or even otherwise. Absolutely Satvik . Serve with a satwick green chutney or fried chillies.  This amount makes about 6 chillas .  1 cup buckwheat flour ( freshly ground ) 3/4 cup grated cucumber 3-4 green chillies finely chopped  1/4 tsp black…

Lal Maath Bhaji.  Lal Maath/ Amaranth / chawli/ Lal Saag / Red Spinach  This red leafy veg has umpteen benefits.  Aids digestion , improves kidney function  Strengthens the hair roots and it is very good for people who are anaemic specially if it is cooked in an iron Kadhai. These are a few of the…

Stuffed Paneer Rolls in a Makhni Gravy Paneer 500gms a complete block sliced into about thin slices about 3mm thick slices A few cloves  Stuffing 250 GMs peas 2 green chillies minced 2 tbsp chopped coriander 1 tbsp lemon juice ( optional) 1/3 tsp jeera Salt 1 tsp ghee Crush the peas coarsely in a…

Beetroot Pachadi  Recipe credits Padhu Sankar This is a Kerala style pachadi.  Easy to prepare and very tasteful . I loved it and I’m sure everybody will too .  The radiant beetroot has been identified as a superfood due to its immense nutritional value. According to health experts, regular consumption of beetroot can benefit our…