Panoli A lesser know Gujju snack but light and delicious nevertheless. It is made in a thali but I made it in an Idli maker. This is my take on it I am not very sure about the original method. Panoli 3/4 cup split green Moong Dal soaked for 4-5 hours or Moong Dal powder…

SAUNFIYAN AMLA” Recipe Credits. Chef Abhishek Gupta #sikandalouscuisine Made it exactly as the recipe says. Only difference I added a few tbsp of the three root preserve in winters, right from the pan !!! A saw them in my fridge , and just thought to stir them up. Hope you all like it & try…

Gond ke Laddu ( loaded) Loaded because last time I posted Gond Laddu it was with Atta, sugar, Ghee, almonds and Gond ( edible gum ) But this time it’s even more delicious and nutritious . Besides the afore mentioned ingredients it has dry desiccated coconut , cashews , fox nuts , pistachios , a…

Three Root Preserve Recipe Credits Atul Sikand Three Root Preserve #sikandalouscuisine ​I am not going into the health benefits of this post as I dont know much on that , members are free to discuss and hopefully not give medical advice ! Today’s post is about fresh haldi and two more delicious roots – aromatic…

Strawberry and Mandarin Poppyseed Salad. 8-10 mandarins 8-10 strawberries A few lettuce leaves torn 2 tbsp celery chopped Feta cheese crumbled ( I find the have so I crumbled some home made chenna) A few almonds sliced Dressing 2 tbsp EVOO 1 tbsp vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar 1/3 tsp cracked pepper 1 tsp poppyseed…

Doodh Puli I don’t claim this to be an authentic recipe and I’m sorry if I’m stepping on toes. Usually made with Rice flour dough . My Dads Help Living with him since 35 years (Madhu from Orrisa )made it using wheat flour. When I questioned him he said the rice they use in the…

Clean out the fridge spaghetti Recipe Credits Atul Sikand #sikandalouscuisine 2 spring onions chopped roughly 100 gms mushrooms cut into four 4-5 cherry tomatoes sliced 1/4 cup red bell pepper chopped into large pieces 1/4 cup yellow bell pepper chopped into large pieces 4-5 cloves garlic chopped Hand full of basil 3-4 sprigs of thyme…

Punjabi Pudina Chutney. A lovely chatapata chutney. I call it Punjabi because a Punju neighbour of mine used to make it. We Marus never add anardana or onions at least not at my place. 1 cup packed Pudina Leaves 2-3 cloves garlic 1 onion chopped about 2 tbsp 2 -3 green Chillies 3/4 tsp anardana…

Polenta Halwa This is a Mediterranean sweet made like Halwa Almost like Sooji Ka Halwa even more so delicious. Recipe taken from the Internet though I’ve added my twist to it. It was a bit grainy but delicious nevertheless. 1 cup Polenta ( I like Urban Platter) 1/4 cup ghee 1/3 cup sugar 1 cup…

Paneer Tikka Masala For the Paneer Tikka 250 gms Paneer 1 large Capsicum cut into big pieces 1 onion chopped into for and layers seperated Marinade 1/3 cup curd 1 tsp besan / roasted chana flour 1 tsp red chilli powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp turmeric 1tbsp ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp MO 1/2…

Little Millet Upma 1/2 cup Little Millet 1/4 cup roasted peanuts skinned 2 tsp ghee 1/4 tsp cumin 1-2 green chillies chopped 1 tsp minced ginger A few curry leaves 1/4 tsp pepper powder A few curry leaves Handful of chopped coriander Dash of lemon Wash and soak the Millet for 2 hours Boil in…

Little Millet Fenugreek Pulao ( Samai and Methi Pulao ) Another variety of Millet from the very popular varieties ( finger Millet , Kodo Millet , Barnyard Millet , pearl Millet . Sorghum , Foxtail Millet ) Cooks very quickly and quite light. This Millet was slightly muddy looking. Whereas Barnyard Millet is really clean…