Blistered Olives 1 cup Olives (drained from the brine) 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic 1/2 tsp dried oregano Pinch of salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil Heat the olive oil Add in the minced garlic and sauté till brown Add in the oregano. Then tip in the Olives cook on a high…

Peanut Chutney for Idli/ Dosa/Utthapam Whilst making Idli my help Kusum said we don’t have Nariyal si should I make a peanut Chutney? I was doubtful but she was insistent Madam mein banati hoon bahut mast lagta hai banaoo kya and before I could say yes she was already roasting the peanuts and garlic So…

Aloo ki Kanji. The minute I read about the Potato Cook Off the first thing that came to my mind was my Dadijis favourite Aloo ki Kanji. She used to get all sorts of Kanji made with beans, cauliflower , Bada etc but “aloo ki kanji “ was unique. It was always very yumm n…

Seeded Date Bars. Recipe credits Rashmi Kapoor ) The minute I saw this post I knew I had to nake it. Made a few minor tweaks and I was sorted. A fab and guilt free way to satisfy ones sweet cravings . 15 Seedless Dates 100 GMs jaggery 1 tsp ghee 2 GMs saffron 1…

Buckwheat Sourdough Bread ( NO KNEAD, NO YEAST, NO SODA) only patience . Recipe taken from the Internet. This bread was a bit dense and gummy but it was soft as well. 250 GMs buckwheat groats 150 GMs water Himalayan pink salt Mixed herbs/ sesame seeds/ mixed seeds/ sesame seeds Wash the buckwheat groats well….

Matar ka Achaar 2 cup Fresh green Peas 1/3 cup mustard oil 1 tsp heaped coriander powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 2-3 green chillies sliced 2 tsp heaped rai powder 1 tsp amchur powder 2 tbsp Ginger grated 1 1/4 tsp Himalayan Pink Salt Boil the peas in sufficient water for 7-8 mins Drain….

Cream Corn Cakes A lovely sinfully delicious oriental snack which we’ve been having since ages tirelessly. The sauce to go with it lip smacking and chilli lovers will love it . Recipe credits. Ma’am Tarla Dalal For the Cream Corn Cakes 1 can cream style corn 3 tbsp corn flour Salt to taste Slurry 3/4…

Shahi Palak Paneer 1 kg Palak ( spinach) 250 gms Methi ( fenugreek) 50 gms fresh coriander( dhaniya) 25 gms Dill ( Sua) 300 gms onions 300gms tomatoes Paste of 2-3 green chillies 6-7 cloves of garlic 1/12” pc ginger 3 tbsp white oil 250 ml milk or 2 tbsp cream Hing 2 tsp red…

Healthy Veggie Chilla We make a Green juice every morning which is our pre breakfast Drink. I strain it in a colander not in a strainer so that the very fine roughage also goes into the juice and the thicker , part is left in the colander. Now it troubles me a lot to throw…

Ponkh / Fresh Tender Roasted Jowar In Gujarat, farmers who grow jowar or white millet keep watching their crops in the winter to spot that special stage where the seeds are juicy and tender! Known as ponkh, these young and tender jowar seeds are a unique seasonal and regional specialty. No wonder, the people get…

Vegan Mayonnaise A lovely Mayo made very easily at home. And yes no oil added. A very healthy version Came across this recipe on YouTube Shelf life a week in the refrigerator. 15-20 cashews soaked 1 1/2 tsp ACV ( Apple Vider Vinegar) 1/4 tsp Himalayan pink salt 2-3 cloves of garlic 1 tbsp fresh…

Khatte Chawal A complete Andhra dish. We love this rice and its made so well at my friends place. So asked her for the recipe and voila it was made . Loooooved it. Easy and delectable. 1. 2 cups boiled rice ( whichever you like ) I used basmati 2. 1/3 cup tamarind pulp (…