Macaroni Salad A lovely simple salad when I don’t feel like having khaana 2 cups boiled macaroni chilled For the dressing 1/2 cup hung curd 1 heaped tbsp eggless mayonnaise 1 tsp parsley ( I used dried) 1 tsp EVVO 1/4 tsp cracked pepper 1/2 tsp garlic flakes 1 green chilli minced 1 cucumber chopped…

Dahi Kheera Toast Hung curd 3/4 cup 3/4 cup cucumber grated ( water squeezed out) 2 tbsp grated fresh coconut 2 green chillies chopped 1/4 tsp Kasundi ( mustard ) 1 tbsp chopped coriander 1 tbsp cream cheese 1 tsp oil Salt to taste Bread slices Black pepper cracked 1/3 tsp Serve with a mint…

Kheer Sagar 2 Ltrs full cream milk 2 tbsp lemon juice 220 GMs sugar/ 1 cup Maida 1 tbsp 5 cups water 1gm saffron 1/2 tsp cardamom peeled n seeds crushed A handful of almonds / pistachios slivered Boil 1 liter of milk in a heavy bottomed vessel as it start coming to a boil…

Chole buns For the dough 1 1/2 cup maida 1 tsp salt 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp milk pwd 3/4 cups of milk +1 1/2 tbsp Tbsp of butter 1 1/2 tsp of dry yeast Soft the flour on the counter n mix in the salt n milk pwd In a bowl mix the yeast…

Ghia ka Kofta ( Appe PAN ) 2 cups grated Ghia ( bottle gourd)( makes around 10 koftas) 1 onion grated 1/3 tsp cumin seeds Salt to taste 1/3 cup Besan 1/4 tsp soda bi carb Squeeze out the excess water from the Ghia n reserve. Mix the grated onion, cumin, salt an Besan in…

Authentic Marwari Cuisine will always have Choorma . This Delicacy of Rajasthan is Sheer Indulgence but so what once you dig in it is like heaven Choorma 250 gms wheat flour flour 3 tbsp ghee 180 gms pwd sugar 1/4 cup almond chopped n lightly fried 1/4 cup fried gaund 1 tsp cardomom pwd (optional)…

Turnip Cakes Lo Bak Go in Chinese. Though they are made with Daikon Raddish they are called Turnip Cakes . It only requires some patience . Recipe from the Internet Delicious to the core. We can variate with the spices. Normally they use Shrimp but I found a recipe that used Mushrooms. 500 GMs Raddish…

Suhaali ( Mathri) Maida( all purpose flour) 500 GMs 4 tbsp ghee/ oil 1 tsp Ajwain ( carrom seeds) 1 tsp 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup water to knead Sift the flour , add in the salt , ghee n Ajwain mix it with fingers till it looks like bread crumbs. Add as much water…

Cheesy Besan Toast A great vegetarian option for French Toast or a guilt free option for bread pakoda A simple n delicious share A few slices of bread 3/4 cup Besan ( chickpea flour) 1 tsp parsley dried 2-3 chopped green chillies 1/2 tsp chilli flakes 1/4 cup grated cheese 1/2 tsp baking pwd Salt…

Stacked Pancakes 11/2 cups besan 1 tsp oil 1/2 tsp carrom seeds 1 tsp red chilli pwd 2 green chillies choppe 1/2 tsp heeng Salt to taste Make the batter n keep aside Filling one Hung curd 1 cup Onion 1 med chopped Green chillies2-3 chopped Pudina 1tbsp chopped Salt Filling 2 Potatoes 3-4 boiled…

Peas n Paneer Rice with Coconut Gravy Basmati rice 1 1/2 cups 1 cup boiled peas 150 gms paneer cut into small cubes 1 tsp jeera 2 green chilli chopped( optional) 2 tbsp ghee Salt For the gravy 1 onion thinly sliced 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp sugar 2 tbsp ghee Salt For the…

PYAAJI Bong name for Onion fritters that are so so good n fabulous for the rains with a cup of hot chai or coffee 200 gms besan( chickpea flour) 2 tbsp rice flour Onions 3-4 sliced thinly 3-4 green chillies pounded Ginger 1″ pc Pounded Garlic 3-4 cloves pounded 1 tsp poppy seeds Salt to…