Rich and spicy red lentil soup Ingredients: 1/4 cup masoor dal (red lentils) (soaked in water) 1 small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 cup diced carrot 1/3 cup finely chopped celery or coriander leaves 2 cups water 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoon tomato puree 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 pinch nutmeg powder 2 teaspoon oil Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a large pan, add fenugreek seeds and stir fry ginger – garlic paste for a few seconds. 2. Add onions and fry until onion is tender. 3. Add lentils,

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Rich and spicy red lentil soup Ingredients: 1/4 cup masoor dal (red lentils) (soaked in water) 1 small onion, chopped 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon fenugreek seeds 1 cup diced carrot 1/3 cup finely chopped celery or coriander leaves 2 cups water 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tablespoon tomato puree 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 pinch nutmeg powder 2 teaspoon oil Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a large pan, add fenugreek seeds and stir fry ginger – garlic paste for a few seconds. 2. Add onions and fry until onion is tender. 3. Add lentils,

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Sweet and spongy baked banana muffins with coconut Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup (100 gm) butter 1/2 cup (100 gm) castor sugar 2 drops vanilla essence 1 cup (200 gm) maida (plain flour) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup (50 gm) dry coconut powder 1 egg Method: 1. Beat egg, sugar, butter and banana thoroughly until it blends well. 2. Add baking soda, dry coconut powder, vanilla essence into maida and mix well. 3. Now add egg mixture with flour and mix well. 4. Pour into greased small cups. 5. Bake in 350 degrees oven for approximately 20 minutes. Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

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Sweet and spongy baked banana muffins with coconut Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 cup (100 gm) butter 1/2 cup (100 gm) castor sugar 2 drops vanilla essence 1 cup (200 gm) maida (plain flour) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup (50 gm) dry coconut powder 1 egg Method: 1. Beat egg, sugar, butter and banana thoroughly until it blends well. 2. Add baking soda, dry coconut powder, vanilla essence into maida and mix well. 3. Now add egg mixture with flour and mix well. 4. Pour into greased small cups. 5. Bake in 350 degrees oven for approximately 20 minutes. Cooking time: 25-30 minutes

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A creamy and sweet dessert prepared with rice and milk Ingredients: 1/4 cup rice (preferably basmati rice) 5 cups milk 1 teaspoon raisins 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cardamom powder 1/4 cup shredded and blanched almonds A few strands of saffron (soaked in little warm milk) Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for half an hour. Drain and keep aside. 2. Boil milk and add drained rice. Simmer on low heat for 1 hour. 3. In between, keep stirring and scraping sides and bottom of the pan to prevent sticking. 4. When the rice is cooked and the mixture gets a creamy consistency, add sugar and cook until sugar gets dissolved.

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A creamy and sweet dessert prepared with rice and milk Ingredients: 1/4 cup rice (preferably basmati rice) 5 cups milk 1 teaspoon raisins 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cardamom powder 1/4 cup shredded and blanched almonds A few strands of saffron (soaked in little warm milk) Method: 1. Wash and soak rice for half an hour. Drain and keep aside. 2. Boil milk and add drained rice. Simmer on low heat for 1 hour. 3. In between, keep stirring and scraping sides and bottom of the pan to prevent sticking. 4. When the rice is cooked and the mixture gets a creamy consistency, add sugar and cook until sugar gets dissolved.

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Lentil delicacy tossed with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and cream Ingredients: 1 cups sabut urad dal (black lentils) 1/4 cup rajma (kidney beans) 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1 onion paste 1/2 cup tomato puree Pinch of asafoetida (hing) 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon red chilli powder (as per taste) 1/2 inch or 1 small piece cinnamon (dalchini) 1-2 whole green cardamom 2-3 cloves 5-6 cups water 1/2 cup cream 1 string butter 2 tablespoon refined oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Rinse urad dal, rajma thoroughly until water is clear. Soak for 4-8 hours. 2. Cook dal, rajma and salt with water in a pressure cooker over medium heat until

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Lentil delicacy tossed with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic and cream Ingredients: 1 cups sabut urad dal (black lentils) 1/4 cup rajma (kidney beans) 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1 onion paste 1/2 cup tomato puree Pinch of asafoetida (hing) 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon red chilli powder (as per taste) 1/2 inch or 1 small piece cinnamon (dalchini) 1-2 whole green cardamom 2-3 cloves 5-6 cups water 1/2 cup cream 1 string butter 2 tablespoon refined oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Rinse urad dal, rajma thoroughly until water is clear. Soak for 4-8 hours. 2. Cook dal, rajma and salt with water in a pressure cooker over medium heat until

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A famous Kashmiri delicacy, very rich and sweet Pulao, full of fruits and nuts Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup milk 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 3 cardamoms 1-2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon sugar 3-4 strands (1 gm) saffron (kesar) 3 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 cup chopped mixed fruit 1/2 cup fried diced paneer (cottage cheese) (optional) 2-3 rose petals (optional) 1 tablespoon (25 gm) cashew nut 1 tablespoon (25 gm) raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Mix milk, sugar, salt and saffron dissolved in little warm

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A famous Kashmiri delicacy, very rich and sweet Pulao, full of fruits and nuts Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice 1 cup milk 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 cloves 1 inch cinnamon 3 cardamoms 1-2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon sugar 3-4 strands (1 gm) saffron (kesar) 3 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 cup chopped mixed fruit 1/2 cup fried diced paneer (cottage cheese) (optional) 2-3 rose petals (optional) 1 tablespoon (25 gm) cashew nut 1 tablespoon (25 gm) raisins Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash rice thoroughly with water and soak for 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside. 2. Mix milk, sugar, salt and saffron dissolved in little warm

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Hot and spicy chinese snack made with paneer Ingredients: 2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) sliced into 2.5 to 3 inch rectangles 1 tablespoon plain flour (maida) 1 tablespoon cornflour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1 cup sliced onion 1 cup sliced capsicum 1/2 cup sliced green chilies Ajinomotto a pinch (optional) 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon oil for frying Little water Method: 1. Make a thick batter with corn flour, plain flour, salt and water. 2. Dip paneer pieces in the batter, coat well and

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Hot and spicy chinese snack made with paneer Ingredients: 2 cups paneer (cottage cheese) sliced into 2.5 to 3 inch rectangles 1 tablespoon plain flour (maida) 1 tablespoon cornflour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1 cup sliced onion 1 cup sliced capsicum 1/2 cup sliced green chilies Ajinomotto a pinch (optional) 1 tablespoon soya sauce 1 tablespoon red chilli sauce 1 tablespoon tomato ketchup 1 teaspoon black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon oil for frying Little water Method: 1. Make a thick batter with corn flour, plain flour, salt and water. 2. Dip paneer pieces in the batter, coat well and

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Delicious hot bade made from flour moong dal, onion and Indian spices Ingredients: 1 cup moong dal (split green gram) 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (green gram) 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 green chilli chopped 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder Ginger about an inch(greated) 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder Salt to taste Oil as required Method: 1. Wash moong dal thoroughly and soak for 3-4 hours. 2. Grind dal into a coarse paste using very little water. 3. Add green chilli, coriander leaves, and ginger into the paste. 4. Add chopped onions, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt. 5. Heat

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Delicious hot bade made from flour moong dal, onion and Indian spices Ingredients: 1 cup moong dal (split green gram) 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (green gram) 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 green chilli chopped 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder Ginger about an inch(greated) 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder Salt to taste Oil as required Method: 1. Wash moong dal thoroughly and soak for 3-4 hours. 2. Grind dal into a coarse paste using very little water. 3. Add green chilli, coriander leaves, and ginger into the paste. 4. Add chopped onions, red chilli powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt. 5. Heat

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Delicious kachori dish made from flour moong dal and Indian spices Ingredients: For Filling 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (green gram) 1/4 cup gram flour Asafoetida a pinch 2 tablespoon aniseed (saunf) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 1-2 tablespoon vegetable oil Salt to taste For Dough 1 cup plain flour (maida) 1/2 cup ghee 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Lukewarm water for kheading Method: 1. Wash dal thoroughly and soak in water for 3-4 hours. 2. Grind it coarsely using very little water (if necessary). 3. Heat oil in a

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Delicious kachori dish made from flour moong dal and Indian spices Ingredients: For Filling 1/2 cup yellow moong dal (green gram) 1/4 cup gram flour Asafoetida a pinch 2 tablespoon aniseed (saunf) 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 1-2 tablespoon vegetable oil Salt to taste For Dough 1 cup plain flour (maida) 1/2 cup ghee 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Lukewarm water for kheading Method: 1. Wash dal thoroughly and soak in water for 3-4 hours. 2. Grind it coarsely using very little water (if necessary). 3. Heat oil in a

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Delicious and crispy wrap stuffed with spicy potato patty and onion mixture Ingredients: For Franky Wrap 1 1/4 cups (225 gm) maida (plain flour) 75 ml warm water For Tikki Filling 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 cup boiled, peeled, mashed potatoes 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 2 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder Salt to taste 1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels 2 green chilies, deseeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves Oil for shallow frying Garnish 1 cup chopped onions 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. For preparing the dough, add water a

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Delicious and crispy wrap stuffed with spicy potato patty and onion mixture Ingredients: For Franky Wrap 1 1/4 cups (225 gm) maida (plain flour) 75 ml warm water For Tikki Filling 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 cup boiled, peeled, mashed potatoes 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 2 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder Salt to taste 1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels 2 green chilies, deseeded and finely chopped 1/2 cup chopped coriander leaves Oil for shallow frying Garnish 1 cup chopped onions 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder 1 tablespoon lemon juice Salt to taste Method: 1. For preparing the dough, add water a

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Delicacy of vegetable dumplings made with nine kinds of vegetables prepared in rich white gravy Ingredients: 2 cups chopped and boiled vegetables (potatoes, carrots, green peas, french beans, cauliflower, capsicum, cabbage, bottle gourd, cluster beans) 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese) 1/2 cup tomato puree 1 onion paste 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 2 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon cream 4 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon ghee 1 cup milk/water 1/4 cup dry fruits (cashew nuts, raisins) Coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: 1. Take 1 tablespoon ghee and slightly fry the dry fruits for about 1

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Delicacy of vegetable dumplings made with nine kinds of vegetables prepared in rich white gravy Ingredients: 2 cups chopped and boiled vegetables (potatoes, carrots, green peas, french beans, cauliflower, capsicum, cabbage, bottle gourd, cluster beans) 1/2 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese) 1/2 cup tomato puree 1 onion paste 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 2 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon cream 4 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon ghee 1 cup milk/water 1/4 cup dry fruits (cashew nuts, raisins) Coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: 1. Take 1 tablespoon ghee and slightly fry the dry fruits for about 1

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A rich and wholesome delicacy made with vegetable dumplings simmered in spicy curry Ingredients: For Kofta 2 cups boiled vegetables (carrot, green peas, bottle gourd, potato, cauliflower) 3/4 teaspoon ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon cornflour Vegetable oil for frying Salt to taste For Gravy 1 cup boiled onion (paste) 11/2 cup tomato paste or puree 4 tablespoon oil 1-2 bay leaves 1 small stick cinnamon 1 teaspoon green chilli paste 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 4-6 tablespoon cream Green coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: For Kofta

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A rich and wholesome delicacy made with vegetable dumplings simmered in spicy curry Ingredients: For Kofta 2 cups boiled vegetables (carrot, green peas, bottle gourd, potato, cauliflower) 3/4 teaspoon ginger paste 1/2 teaspoon black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 2 tablespoon cornflour Vegetable oil for frying Salt to taste For Gravy 1 cup boiled onion (paste) 11/2 cup tomato paste or puree 4 tablespoon oil 1-2 bay leaves 1 small stick cinnamon 1 teaspoon green chilli paste 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder 4-6 tablespoon cream Green coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: For Kofta

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Famous North Indian specialty made with cottage cheese and green peas in tomato and onion gravy Ingredients: 1 cup (200 gm) paneer (cottage cheese) 1 cup boiled green peas 1 onion paste 1 cup tomato paste or puree 2 bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/4teaspoon kasoori methi powder (dry fenugreek leaves) 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 5-6 tablespoon oil Green coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a pan (kadhai) and fry paneer (cut into small cubes) over medium heat until light golden brown. 2. Remove from oil

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Famous North Indian specialty made with cottage cheese and green peas in tomato and onion gravy Ingredients: 1 cup (200 gm) paneer (cottage cheese) 1 cup boiled green peas 1 onion paste 1 cup tomato paste or puree 2 bay leaves 1/4 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon coriander powder 1/4teaspoon kasoori methi powder (dry fenugreek leaves) 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 5-6 tablespoon oil Green coriander leaves for garnishing Salt to taste Method: 1. Heat oil in a pan (kadhai) and fry paneer (cut into small cubes) over medium heat until light golden brown. 2. Remove from oil

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A hot and spicy dry dish of chickpeas made in Indian spices Ingredients: 2 cups (400 gm) kabuli chana (chickpeas) A pinch of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) 5 tablespoon (75 ml) oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon gram flour 1/2 teaspoon anardana (dry pomegranate) powder 2 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon rock salt powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) powder 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder Salt to taste For the small bag 6 black cardamom 1 stick cinnamon, powdered 4 cloves 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 1/2 teaspoon tea leaves (dry) Method: 1. Soak kabuli chana (chickpeas) and sodium bicarbonate (baking powder)

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A hot and spicy dry dish of chickpeas made in Indian spices Ingredients: 2 cups (400 gm) kabuli chana (chickpeas) A pinch of baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) 5 tablespoon (75 ml) oil 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon gram flour 1/2 teaspoon anardana (dry pomegranate) powder 2 teaspoon amchur (dry mango powder) 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 teaspoon rock salt powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) powder 1 teaspoon roasted cumin powder Salt to taste For the small bag 6 black cardamom 1 stick cinnamon, powdered 4 cloves 1 teaspoon crushed ginger 1/2 teaspoon tea leaves (dry) Method: 1. Soak kabuli chana (chickpeas) and sodium bicarbonate (baking powder)

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A very delicious North Indian delicacy made with chick peas in onion and spices Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup (500 gm) chhole (garbanzo beans/chick peas) 1 large onion paste 3 large tomato paste or puree 2 chopped green chilies 1 teaspoon chopped ginger 4 teaspoon lemon juice (optional) 1 black cardamom 1 stick cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 cloves 1-2 bay leaves 2 tablespoon chana masala powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi powder (dry fenugreek leaves) 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 5-6 tablespoon oil Red chilli powder to taste Salt to taste Method: 1. Soak chhole (chickpeas) overnight or use canned chick peas easily available in the market. 2. Add water, salt

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A very delicious North Indian delicacy made with chick peas in onion and spices Ingredients: 2 1/2 cup (500 gm) chhole (garbanzo beans/chick peas) 1 large onion paste 3 large tomato paste or puree 2 chopped green chilies 1 teaspoon chopped ginger 4 teaspoon lemon juice (optional) 1 black cardamom 1 stick cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 cloves 1-2 bay leaves 2 tablespoon chana masala powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi powder (dry fenugreek leaves) 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves 5-6 tablespoon oil Red chilli powder to taste Salt to taste Method: 1. Soak chhole (chickpeas) overnight or use canned chick peas easily available in the market. 2. Add water, salt

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Yummy and delightful combination of five pulses Ingredients: 1 tablespoon urad dal (split black lentils) 11/2 tablespoon yellow tuwar dal (split gram) 1 tablespoon moong dal (green gram) 11/2 tablespoon chana dal (bengal gram) 1 tablespoon masoor dal (split red lentils) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 green cardamom 1 stick cinnamon 2 cloves 4 small red chilies 1 onion finely chopped 2 tomato finely chopped 2 green chilies finely chopped 2 teaspoon ginger finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon haldi (turmeric powder) 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 2 tablespoon chopped coriander 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash all the dals, soak for

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Yummy and delightful combination of five pulses Ingredients: 1 tablespoon urad dal (split black lentils) 11/2 tablespoon yellow tuwar dal (split gram) 1 tablespoon moong dal (green gram) 11/2 tablespoon chana dal (bengal gram) 1 tablespoon masoor dal (split red lentils) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 green cardamom 1 stick cinnamon 2 cloves 4 small red chilies 1 onion finely chopped 2 tomato finely chopped 2 green chilies finely chopped 2 teaspoon ginger finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon haldi (turmeric powder) 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon garam masala 2 tablespoon chopped coriander 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash all the dals, soak for

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Delicious hot kachori made from flour, peas and spices Ingredients: 2 cup plain flour (maida) 3 tablespoon oil 1teaspoon salt 11/2 cup green peas 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon crushed fennal seed (saunf) 1 teaspoon green chilli paste 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon garam masala 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder Oil for frying Salt to taste Method: 1. Grind peas in a blender. 2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seed allow it to crakle now add ginger paste, green chilli paste and crushed aniseed. 3. Fry this mixture for a minute. Then add the green peas paste, garam masala and salt. Cook for

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Delicious hot kachori made from flour, peas and spices Ingredients: 2 cup plain flour (maida) 3 tablespoon oil 1teaspoon salt 11/2 cup green peas 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 teaspoon crushed fennal seed (saunf) 1 teaspoon green chilli paste 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon garam masala 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon amchur powder Oil for frying Salt to taste Method: 1. Grind peas in a blender. 2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seed allow it to crakle now add ginger paste, green chilli paste and crushed aniseed. 3. Fry this mixture for a minute. Then add the green peas paste, garam masala and salt. Cook for

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Crunchy and spicy chaat garnished with potato, onion and curd Ingredients: For Papadi 1 cup plain flour (maida) 1 teaspoon oil or ghee 4 teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds) Oil to deep fry Salt to taste Chaat Ingredients 2 tablespoon tamarind chutney 1 tablespoon green chutney 2 teaspoon crushed roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala 3-4 tablespoon beaten fresh curd 1 boiled thinly sliced potato 1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves 1 finely chopped onion 1 cup sev or bhujiya (fried yellow bengal gram flour crisp noodles) Salt to taste Method: 1. For the papadi, seive flour, add ajwain, salt and oil. Mix well with the help of your palms. With the

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Crunchy and spicy chaat garnished with potato, onion and curd Ingredients: For Papadi 1 cup plain flour (maida) 1 teaspoon oil or ghee 4 teaspoon ajwain (carom seeds) Oil to deep fry Salt to taste Chaat Ingredients 2 tablespoon tamarind chutney 1 tablespoon green chutney 2 teaspoon crushed roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon chaat masala 3-4 tablespoon beaten fresh curd 1 boiled thinly sliced potato 1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves 1 finely chopped onion 1 cup sev or bhujiya (fried yellow bengal gram flour crisp noodles) Salt to taste Method: 1. For the papadi, seive flour, add ajwain, salt and oil. Mix well with the help of your palms. With the

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Spicy Rajasthani speciality made with gram flour dumplings in yogurt Ingredients: For Gatte 4 tablespoon besan (gram flour) 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder Soda bi-carbonate a pinch (baking powder) Salt to taste 2 tablespoon oil Water for kneading For gravy 1 cup whisked curd Asafoetida (heeng) a large pinch 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 2 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 1/4 teaspoon garam masala 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped Salt to taste 2 tablespoon oil Method: 1. Add ajwain, crushed fennel seeds, red chilli powder, soda-bi-carbonate, salt and

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Spicy Rajasthani speciality made with gram flour dumplings in yogurt Ingredients: For Gatte 4 tablespoon besan (gram flour) 1/2 teaspoon carom seeds (ajwain) 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds 1 teaspoon red chilli powder Soda bi-carbonate a pinch (baking powder) Salt to taste 2 tablespoon oil Water for kneading For gravy 1 cup whisked curd Asafoetida (heeng) a large pinch 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon red chilli powder 2 teaspoon coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 1/4 teaspoon garam masala 1 tablespoon coriander leaves chopped Salt to taste 2 tablespoon oil Method: 1. Add ajwain, crushed fennel seeds, red chilli powder, soda-bi-carbonate, salt and

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A creamy and sweet dessert prepared with vermicelli and milk Ingredients: 1/2 cup (100 gm) vermicelli (seviyan) 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 1/2 liters milk 1/2 cup (100 gm) sugar 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup sliced pistachios 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder Method: 1. Heat ghee and fry the vermicelli until golden brown. 2. Boil milk in a pan and after one boil add fried vermicelli, stir well. 3. Cook until the mixture is thick and reduced to half its quantity. 4. Add sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved. 5. Add cardamom powder, almonds and pistachios. Stir well. 6. Remove from heat. Serve warm or chilled. Cooking time:

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A creamy and sweet dessert prepared with vermicelli and milk Ingredients: 1/2 cup (100 gm) vermicelli (seviyan) 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) 1 1/2 liters milk 1/2 cup (100 gm) sugar 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup sliced pistachios 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder Method: 1. Heat ghee and fry the vermicelli until golden brown. 2. Boil milk in a pan and after one boil add fried vermicelli, stir well. 3. Cook until the mixture is thick and reduced to half its quantity. 4. Add sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved. 5. Add cardamom powder, almonds and pistachios. Stir well. 6. Remove from heat. Serve warm or chilled. Cooking time:

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A very famous French traditional breakfast with bread and eggs Ingredients: 4 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar or 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence (optional) 8 slices of bread of your choice 4 tablespoon butter Method: 1. Break eggs into a shallow bowl. Beat together eggs, milk, sugar, salt, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended. 2. Melt butter in a nonstick pan or griddle. 3. Drop the bread slices, one at a time, into the batter, letting slices soak up egg mixture for a few seconds on each side. (Soak/coat only as many slices as you will be cooking at one

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A very famous French traditional breakfast with bread and eggs Ingredients: 4 eggs 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon sugar or 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence (optional) 8 slices of bread of your choice 4 tablespoon butter Method: 1. Break eggs into a shallow bowl. Beat together eggs, milk, sugar, salt, vanilla and cinnamon until well blended. 2. Melt butter in a nonstick pan or griddle. 3. Drop the bread slices, one at a time, into the batter, letting slices soak up egg mixture for a few seconds on each side. (Soak/coat only as many slices as you will be cooking at one

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