Homemade Frozen tomato Paste. This is easy but a long and tedious job. But when you see the blood red tomato cubes. They so cute. What do you do when your daughter suddenly dumps 10 kg tomatoes on the kitchen counter and says Mom for you. They were a steal at the price and so…

Hara Chana Ka Saag. Made by my cook Sangeeta. She made this exceptionally flavourful Saag Using minimum masalas. 2 cups packed Hara Chana Ka Saag 1 small onion chopped 2 cloves garlic minced 2 green chillies chopped Salt to taste. 2 tsp MO Wash and roughly chop the Saag . Heat a wok. Put in…

Nutritious Salad. 1. 2 tender cucumbers chopped diced 2. 1 Tomato deseeded and diced 3. 1 mall onion diced 4. 2 tbsps celery minced 5. 1 tbsp sesame toasted black and white. 6. 2-3 tbsp roasted peanuts 7. 1/4 cup 3 root preserve 8. Choliya 1 cup. ( green chickpeas ) boiled. 9. Salt to…

Chinjabi GolGappe Baked Golgappe with Chilli Garlic veggies. This was absolutely out of the blue , totally unplanned. Tried on the spur of the moment. It was marvellous and I would strongly encourage all my fellow members to try it too I was apparently making chilli garlic veggies with rice when I saw the Golgappas…

Mutter Shukha A favourite at our place during the winters. It’s normally made for breakfast. We keep the masalas low so that the sweetness of the peas come through. With leftovers we can make parathas, add it to rice , make Samosas, Kachori, Cutlets etc. 350 gms shelled fresh green Peas 1 tsp ghee A…

Veg Chopsuey Making it after years. Those days we didn’t have sriracha or oyster sauce. But I’ve added it this time And I’m glad it was a success . I went with the veggies I had in my fridge. Step 1. Boil a packet noodles in plenty of water el dente ( for About 3…

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…