Abhilasha

Abhilasha May 27, 2022

Fresh Salad prepared with butterfly pasta Ingredients: 2 cups butterfly pasta 15 black olives, halved 1 cup cherries, halved 1/2 cup cucumber, chopped 2 tbsp fresh thyme or herb of your choice 1 1/2 tbsp mustard seeds powder 1 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice 2 tbsp oil or olive oil Salt and pepper to taste […]

Abhilasha May 26, 2022

Fresh curd raita with potato and spices Ingredients: 2 cups curd 2 boiled potatoes 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon rock salt 1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves 1-2 green chilies chopped (optional) Red chilli powder to taste Salt to taste Method: 1. Cut boiled potatoes into small pieces. 2. Beat curd with water […]

Abhilasha May 26, 2022

Ingredients: 1 cup sour dahi (curd) 3 cups water 2 tablespoon besan (bengal gram) 1 1/2 cups diced potatoes 1 sprig curry leaves (optional) Pinch of hing (asafoetida) powder 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon red chilli powder 3 tablespoon oil 1 tablespoon fresh coriander leaves finely chopped Salt to taste […]

Abhilasha May 21, 2022

A refreshing blend of mango and yogurt Ingredients: 2 1/2 glasses yogurt (Measure with Serving Glass) 1 glass milk (Measure with Serving Glass) 1/2 glass water (Measure with Serving Glass) 1 cup mango pulp 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cardamom powder 1 teaspoon dry almond juliennes for each glass Method: 1. Put all ingredients except […]

Abhilasha May 19, 2022

A spicy and delightful boiled egg curry made in onion and tomato gravy Ingredients: 6 hard boiled eggs 1 onion 1/2 cup tomato puree 3-4 flakes of garlic 1-2 red chilies (as per taste) 1/2 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 small stick cinnamon 2 cloves 1 bay leaf 3-4 […]

Abhilasha May 14, 2022

Ingredients: 11/4 cup suji 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon almonds (shredded) 1tablespoon ghee Method: 1. Heat ghee in a pan. Add suji and roast until pink. 2. And keep aside. 3. For sugar syrup add sugar and water in a pan, boil for 4-5 minutes. 4. Turn off heat and mix suji, […]

Abhilasha May 13, 2022

Thick crusted pizza with wheat crust and healthy vegetable toppings Ingredients: 2 wheat pizza breads 1 cup prepared tomato pizza spread 1/4 cup green and red peppers, cut into strips 1/4 cup onion rings 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1/2 teaspoon dry oregano herb Salt and pepper to taste Method: 1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees […]

Abhilasha May 11, 2022

Authentic Indo-Mexican rice preparation Ingredients: 1 cup long grain rice or basmati rice 1/4 cup chopped onions 3 garlic cloves, minced 4 jalapeno chilies 4 green cherry tomatoes or red cherry tomatoes 1/2 cup peas 2 sprigs cilantro or fresh coriander, chopped 2 tablespoon lime juice 2 tablespoon oil Salt to taste Method: 1. Wash […]

Abhilasha May 10, 2022

Ingredients: 2 cups whole meal (wheat) flour 1/4 teaspoon salt Water for kneading Oil or Ghee (clarified butter) for applying Method: 1. For the dough, sieve flour and salt together. Add little water at a time and knead into a medium dough. 2. Divide the dough into small balls of equal portions. Roll each ball […]

Abhilasha May 8, 2022

Hot and spicy vegetable soup, Indo-Chinese delicacy Ingredients: 2 tablespoon chopped red bell pepper 2 tablespoon chopped spring onions 2 tablespoon chopped carrots 2 tablespoon chopped cabbage 2 tablespoon noodles cut into 1 inch pieces 2 tablespoon tomato sauce 2 tablespoon chilli sauce 11/2 tablespoon cornflour (dissolved in 3 tablespoon water) 1 tablespoon soya sauce […]

Abhilasha May 5, 2022

A famous mix of spices from the regions of Maharashtra Ingredients: 5 cardamoms 1 centimeter (1/2 stick) cinnamon whole 5 cloves 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoon white sesame seeds 2 teaspoon coriander seeds 4 teaspoon desiccated coconut 10 black peppercorns 5 cassia buds 2 tablespoon white poppy seeds 1 teaspoon oil Method: 1. Fry cinnamon, […]

Abhilasha May 2, 2022

Delicious and crunchy coconut cookies Ingredients: 2 cups (400 gm) maida (plain flour) 1/2 cup (100 gm) sooji or rava (semolina) 1 cup (200 gm) powdered sugar 1 1/2 tablespoon desiccated coconut 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon rose essence 1 cup (200 gm) butter Method: 1. Sieve maida, sooji and baking powder together and […]

Abhilasha May 2, 2022

Ingredients: 1 cup curd 1/2 cup dry roasted vermicelli 1 green chilli chopped (optional) 1/4 teaspoon rock salt Pinch of black pepper powder 1 whole dry red chilli 4-5 curry leaves 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds Salt to taste Pinch of asafoetida 1 teaspoon ghee (clarified butter) Chopped coriander leaves for garnishing Method: 1. Beat curd […]

Abhilasha April 30, 2022

Spicy green curry made with peas and potatoes Ingredients: 1 cup matar (peas) 2 medium sized potato, diced 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 whole dry red chilies 1/2 teaspoon haldi (turmeric) powder 1 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder Oil for […]

Abhilasha April 30, 2022

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 […]

Abhilasha April 26, 2022

An aromatic and delicious Indian sweet made of coconut Ingredients: 1 tin condensed milk 1 cup fresh milk 1 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 2 tablespoon sugar 3-4 string saffron (dissolved in little warm milk) 1 chandi (silver) warak for decoration Method: 1. Add condensed milk, sugar and fresh milk. 2. Heat the mixture in a […]

Abhilasha April 23, 2022

Ingredients: 1/2 cup (100 gms) plain flour (maida) 1 teaspoon gram flour (besan) 1 cup (200 gms) sugar few drops yellow colour 2 tablespoon milk ghee for frying a plastic easy squeeze bag or malmal cloth 1 cup (200 gms) sugar Few strands of saffron Method: 1. Sieve 100 gms. maida and besan together. 2. […]

Abhilasha April 19, 2022

Ingredients: 2 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 teaspoon coriander seeds 2 centimeter cinnamon whole 1 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon ginger powder 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon mace powder 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon red colouring powder Method: 1. Dry roast all the ingredients. 2. Cool and grind.

Abhilasha April 19, 2022

Tasty and different pizza stuffed with vegetable stuffing made in spicy tomato sauce Ingredients: For Pizza 1 packet active dry yeast 3/4 cup warm water 3 cups all-purpose flour (maida) 1 teaspoon salt 6 tablespoon olive oil For Tomato Sauce 2 medium sized onions, chopped 1 cup finely chopped tomatoes 2 teaspoon ginger garlic paste […]

Abhilasha April 19, 2022

Spicy crushed roti fried in spices Ingredients: 8-10 plain roti or chapati, finely crushed 1 medium chopped onion 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon garam masala powder 1 teaspoon kasoori methi (dry fenugreek leaves) 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon peanuts 1-2 dry red chilies 1 […]