Everyday Cooking

Halwai May 7, 2021

Ingredients: • For the bonda: • 1 cup – Urad Dal • 2 tsp – Channa dal • 2 tsp Rice • 2-4 Green chillies finely chopped • 6-8 pepper Corns freshly ground in a mixer • Salt to taste • Oil for frying • For making the chaat: • One Medium Onion, finely chopped […]

Halwai May 6, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 cups – Bajri (millet) flour • Salt – to taste • Water – to knead dough Method: Mix flour and salt together. Add a little water at a time and knead into a soft pliable dough. Knead the dough for 2 to 3 minutes, till smooth and elastic. Take a ping pong […]

Halwai May 5, 2021

Ingredients: • 8 – idlis • 2 – Tomatoes • 1 tsp – Ginger-garlic paste (optional) • 1 – Onion • 1/2 – Cabbage • 1 – Capsicum • 2 – Green chillies • Coriander • Salt • 1 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 1 tsp – Jeera powder • 1/2 tsp – Black […]

Halwai May 5, 2021

Ingredients: • 4 medium-sized Potatoes • 1/2 cup Green peas (frozen/fresh) • 4 tbsp finely chopped Onion • 1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder • 1/2 tsp cumin powder • 1 tsp chaat masala • 1/2 tsp dry Mango powder/Aamchur • 1/4 tsp black salt (optional) • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala […]

Halwai May 3, 2021

Ingredients: • 5 strawberries • 15ml – Massenez Creme a la Fraise des Bois • 45ml – Kettle One vodka • Bollinger Champagne Method: Muddle Strawberries, add Massenez Creme a la Fraise des Bois, Kettle One vodka. Shake and double strain into a champagne flute. Top with Bollinger Champagne. Garnish with strawberries. Recipe courtesy of […]

Halwai May 3, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 – Apple chopped into small chunks • 1- Potato boiled, peeled and chopped into chunks • 1 cup – shredded Cabbage • 1 cup – boiled peas • 1/2 cup – boiled sweet Corn • 1 cup – Pineapple pieces • 1/2 cup – Cream • 1/2 cup – Yoghurt • 1 […]

Halwai May 2, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 liter – Milk • 1/2 cup – Sugar • 1/2 cup – Rice • Essence vanilla or rose • Dry fruits – Pista, Cashews, Badams Method: Soak the rice for 2 hrs. Dry the rice completely Grind the rice to fine powder Boil the milk, on high flame and stir continuously Add […]

Halwai April 27, 2021

Ingredients: • 3 – medium-sized sweet apples, grated with the skin • 4 cups – whole Milk • Few strands of Saffron dissolved in 1/4 cup of Milk • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder • A pinch of Cinnamon powder • 1/4 cups – mix nuts (pista, cashews and almonds) • 1/4 cup – Sugar […]

Halwai April 27, 2021

Ingredients: • Wheat flour- 1 cup • Water – to knead • Salt to taste Method: Mix the flour, salt and water and knead it into a dough. Cover it for 10-30 mins. Divide it into equal portions. Roll each portion into a round shape. Heat a tawa and place the chapati and turn it […]

Halwai April 21, 2021

Ingredients: • 1.5 cups – Raw Rice • 1/2 cup – Green gram dhal (whole) • 4 – Red Chillies • Asafoetida – A pinch • 1/2 cup – Grated Coconut • Curry leaves, a few • 4 tsp – Oil • 1/2 tsp – Mustard • Salt to taste Method: Fry the rice and […]

Halwai April 21, 2021

Ingredients: • 8 – slices of bread • 2 – eggs, beaten • 1.5 cups – Milk • 1/4 cup – plain flour (maida) • 3 tbsp – powdered Sugar (as per taste) • 1 tsp – Cinnamon • 1 tsp – vanilla essence • 2 tbsp – Butter (for frying) Method: In a bowl, […]

Halwai April 20, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – mixed sprouts • 1/4 cup – Oats • 1/4 cup – soaked Channa dal • 1 tbsp – Corn flour • 1 – onion, finely chopped • 2 – Green chillies and Ginger chopped • 1/2 tsp – Hing • 1 handful-chopped coriander • Salt Method: Coarsely grind soaked channa […]

Halwai April 19, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 – Buns, sliced • 2 – eggs • 1/8 tsp – Chopped Green chillies • 2 tsp – Chopped Onions • Salt to taste • 1 tbsp – Butter Method: In a bowl add the eggs, onions, green chillies and salt and mix well. Heat a non-stick pan and add the butter. […]

Halwai April 19, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 cups – all purpose flour • 1.5 cup – Sugar • 1 cup – dry Coconut powder • 1/2 stick – unsalted Butter • water for kneading • 1/2 tsp – Cardamom powder • oil for deep frying Method: First make the filling by mixing all the dry ingredients including coconut powder, […]

Halwai April 18, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 medium Cucumbers • 2 Tomatoes • 2 Carrots grated • 1 Potato boiled grated • 1/2 cup – Paneer (cottage cheese) grated/crumbled • 1 tbsp – processed cheese, grated • 2 tbsp – Curd cheese • 1 tbsp – cabbage, grated fine • salt to taste • pepper to taste • 1/2 […]

Halwai April 17, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – cashews • 1/2 cup – Sugar • 1/4 cup – Milk • A pinch – Saffron and Cardamom Method: Boil milk and sugar in a heavy bottomed pan and boil. Add powdered nuts and stir till the cashew forms into a mass. Add saffron and cardamom and mix well. Remove […]

Halwai April 4, 2021

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Rice flour • 6 tbsp – oil • salt to taste • 1 cup – Channa dal soaked for 3 hrs • 4 – Green chillies • 1 – small size Onion • Coriander leaves • salt to taste Method: To make dough: boil 1.5 cups water in a vessel […]

Halwai April 2, 2021

Ingredients: • 3 cucumbers, cubed • Salt to taste • 50 gms – grated Coconut • 2 green chillies, slit • 2 tbsp – powdered groundnuts • 1 tsp – Sugar • 1 tbsp – Ghee • 1/4 tsp – Cumin seeds • 1/2 tsp – Mustard Seeds • 4 Curry leaves • 1/4 tsp […]

Halwai March 30, 2021

Ingredients: • Bread slices-6 • Thick Curd – 2 cups • Urad Dal -1/3 cup • Red Chilli powder and salt according to taste • A handful of cut green coriander • Oil for deep frying Method: Soak the urad dal in water for an hour. Grind the dal to a paste. Add the required […]

Halwai March 29, 2021

Ingredients: • 2 parts – Absolut New Orleans vodka • 4 chunks – fresh Watermelon • 1 part – simple syrup • Squeeze of fresh Lemon • Pinch – black pepper • Melon ball for garnish • Lemon slice for garnish Method: Put all ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into […]