Everyday Cooking

Halwai January 22, 2022

Ingredients: • 6 papads • 6 tbsp. onions, finely chopped • 2 tbsp. finely chopped coriander • ½ tsp. amchur powder or Lemon juice • ½ tsp. chilli powder • Salt to taste Method: Fry papads in hot oil. Mix onions, corainder, lemon juice and chilli powder. Just before serving, spread a little of this […]

Halwai January 10, 2022

Ingredients: • 1/2 bunch – Spinach • 250 g – Cabbage • 1 small cup – boiled Corns • 1 small cup – Mint leaves • 2 – Carrots • 2 – moolis (only white part) • 1 – Beetroot • 1/2 bunch – coriander • Lime juice • chat masala • salt Method: Grate […]

Halwai January 9, 2022

Ingredients: • 200 g – Wheat flour • 2 tsp – oil • 1/2 tsp – salt • 1/2 tsp – oil for greasing Method: Combine all ingredients and knead into a stiff dough with water. Keep for 10 minutes. Divide dough into equal portions and roll into puri shape. Prick each puri with a […]

Halwai January 8, 2022

Ingredients: • 400 g – val beans (beans removed from pods). • salt. • 1 tbsp – oil. • 1/2 tsp – mustard seeds. • 5 peeled and crushed garlic. • 8 curry patta leaves. • 1 small onion, chopped fine. • 4 green chilli, chopped fine. • 1 red chilli. • 1 tbsp – […]

Halwai January 7, 2022

Ingredients: • 250 g – ladies finger • 2.5 cups -yogurt • 3/4 tsp – chilli powder Method: Cut the ladyfinger into small round pieces. Heat oil and add seasoning and fry ladyfinger. Add chilli powder. After it is cooked, add beaten yogurt and salt. Garnish with coriander leaves. Recipe courtesy of Nirmala

Halwai January 5, 2022

Ingredients: • 115 gms (1/2 cup) – warm Milk (approx 60 degrees C) • 1.5 tsp – Dry yeast • 1 tsp – Sugar • 400 gms – flour • 2 tbsp – Sugar • 1/2 tsp – salt • 2 – large eggs • 2 tbsp – oil • Butter • Icing Sugar Method: […]

Halwai January 5, 2022

Ingredients: • For batter: • 250 g – Bengal Gram flour/besan/chickpea flour (1.5 cup) • 1/2 cup – curd/yogurt (not very sour) • 1/2 cup – water • 1/2 tsp – cooking/baking soda • For seasoning to be mixed with the batter (to be added just before cooking): • 1 tbsp – oil • 1 […]

Halwai January 5, 2022

Ingredients: • 3/4 cup – soya granules/meal maker • 3 Green chillies • 2 tsp – Lemon juice • 3/4 cup – cleaned, chopped Coriander leaves • 1 tsp – gram dal • salt to taste Method: Soak soya granules in warm water for 10 minutes. Grind all ingredients with required quantity of water to […]

Halwai January 1, 2022

Ingredients: • 4 cups – Chicken stock • 4 cups – water • 1 pound – dried split peas (about 2-1/4 cups) • 1 to 2 lb – smoked Ham • 1 – medium sized Onion • 1 tsp – salt • 1/4 tsp – pepper • 2 or 3 – carrots, chopped • 2 […]

Halwai December 29, 2021

Ingredients: • 2.5 cups – Kaju powder (cashew nut) • 1/2 cup – Sugar for Kaju mixture • 1 cup – Pista powder (Pistachio) • 1/2 cup – Sugar (heaped) for Pista mixture • Saffron for decoration Method: Add water to 1/2 cup sugar, heat and prepare a semi thick syrup. Add kaju powder, mix […]

Halwai December 27, 2021

Ingredients: • 3 cups – sugar. • 3 cups – water. • 3 bunches – pudina leaves. • 3/4 cup – vinegar. • green food colour. Method: Boil sugar, water and pudina leaves together. Let it cool. Add a few drops of green colour. Mix in the vinegar. Strain through a clean cloth. Bottle and […]

Halwai December 24, 2021

Ingredients: • 250 gms – Flour • 125 gms – Sugar • 1/4 litre – Milk • 1 – small packet of vanilla sugar  • 3 – eggs • 50 ml – Oil • Half a packet baking powder • A pinch of salt Method: Put flour, baking powder, sugar and salt into a mixing […]

Halwai December 22, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 – medium onion, cut into thin strips • 1 – Capsicum cut into thin strips • 2 tbsp – small Paneer cubes • 1 cup – Milk • 1 cup – boiled pasta/macaroni • 1 tbsp – Tomato ketchup • 1 tbsp – chilli sauce • 1 tbsp – vegetable oil • […]

Halwai December 21, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 kg – Palak • 250 g – gram flour (approx) • 200 g – rava (semolina) (approx) • 12 – Green chillies • 1 piece – Ginger • 1 tbsp – ajwain • 1 tbsp – cumin • salt to taste • oil to fry Method: Wash palak, drain water and chop […]

Halwai December 20, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Rice • 1 – Onion • 1/2 cup – Green peas • 1/2 cup – tindora (tendli) • 1 – Potato • 3 tbsp – oil • Dry masala: • 3 tbsp – dry grated Coconut • 1 tbsp – Coriander seeds • 1 tbsp – Jeera • 5 flakes […]

Halwai December 20, 2021

Ingredients: • button Mushrooms – 200 gm • Garlic – 2 tsp, minced • Celery stalk – 2 tbsp, chopped • roasted Peanuts – 2 tbsp, coarsely powdered • salt to taste Method: Chop the mushrooms. Place in a non-stick pan and sprinkle with salt. Top with garlic and celery. Cover and simmer gently till […]

Halwai December 18, 2021

Ingredients: • 3 tbsp – oil • 1/2 tsp – Poppy Seeds • 1 onion, chopped + 1 tbsp extra • 4 tbsp – grated Coconut • 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds • 1 tsp asafetida • 1 tsp – ginger-garlic paste • 2 green chillies, slit • 200 gms – black peas, soaked and […]

Halwai December 18, 2021

Ingredients: • 3 cups – all-purpose flour • 9 ounces – grated mozzarella cheese • 2 tsp – Sugar • 1 cup – warm water 45 degrees C) • 1 tsp – active Dry yeast • 1/2 cup – warm water (45 C) • 1/2 cup – yellow cornmeal • 2 tbsp – Olive oil […]

Halwai December 17, 2021

Ingredients: • 1.5 cups – black dal • 1/3rd cup – kidney beans (rajma) • 1/3rd cup – Bengal Gram (chana dal) • 2 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 2 – whole Red Chillies • 1.5 tsp – Ginger and Garlic paste | 1/2 tsp – Garam Masala • 1/2 tsp – cumin (jeera) […]

Halwai December 17, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – raw Peanuts with skin • 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds • 1 tsp – split black gram (urad dal) • 1-2 – Dried red chillies • 1/8-1/4 tsp – Turmeric • A pinch of Asafoetida • 4-5 – Curry leaves • 1-2 tbsp – coconut, freshly grated (frozen works too, […]