Desi Tarka Hummus  A lovely delicious twist to the very famous Mediterranean Dip  Recipe credits Atul Sikand @ #sikandalouscuisine  2 Cups Cooked Chickpea 1/3d Cup Tahini Paste. 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice. 3-4 Cloves Garlic – or more. 2-3 Green Chilies. 1 Teaspoon Jeera Powder. 1 Heaped Teaspoon Garam Masala Powder. 1.5 Teaspoon Rai. 1 1/3d…

Bisi Bele Bhaat For the Bisi Bele Bhaat powder 3- 4 dried red chillies  1″ stick cinnamon  1 tsp cumin seeds 1 tsp urad dal 1 tsp chana dal 8-10 methi dana  11/2 tbsp coriander seeds 2 tbsp grated fresh coconut 1 tbsp poppy seeds For the Bhaat 3/4 cup rice 1/3 cup arhar dal …

Tamatar Muli ( Spicy Tomato and Radish ) Recipe credits Atul Sikand  #sikandalouscuisine Copy pasting his recipe. I followed it to the T . It was a bowl ful if deliciousness  Another gem from KASHMIR COOKING by K.P Dar , you will love it with rice or with roti or as a side dish . It’s…

Ghia Ka thepla  As taught to me by my gujju friend ( Jaishree Desai)  I cup ghia grated 3/4 cup atta  1 1/2 tbsp besan  11/2 tbsp oil  Salt to taste  1 tbsp White sesame seeds Make a mix of  1/2 cup curd 1 tbsp grated jaggery 1 tsp garlic green chilli crushed  1 tsp…

Chole No onion no garlic simple and delicious 1 1/2 cups chole / kabuki chana/ chickpeas. Soaked overnight  2 tsp Indian gooseberry ( aavla)/ or small harade  1/2 tsp black pepper powder 3/4 tsp Garam masala powder 2 tbsp imli paste  2 tbsp ghee and oil mixed Salt to taste  2 tsp heaped cumin seeds…

Polenta Cakes  Yes made them today. Super delicious. Been wanting to make Polenta cakes since a very long time. And finally it’s done. This is an amalgamation of 3-4 recipes from the internet. So I can’t give credit to one.  1/2 cup Milk 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup Polenta flour 1 tsp salt 1/4…

Govind Gatta  A lovely Rajasthani Shahi Variation of Gatta.  For the Gatta  1 cup besan 2 1/2 tbsp ghee/ oil 1/4 tsp ajwain 1/2 tsp chilli pwd  1/2 tsp kasoori Methi crushed 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric Salt to taste.  Mix all the ingredients . Add a little water and knead to make…

Rajasthani Maathi  A very simple but delicious flaky version of Mathri. With a thick crunchy exterior and flaky centre.  Earlier maathi was to be made in desi ghee so it would last for over a month and used to be made in bulk.  But since the use of oil it doesn’t have a great shelf…