Everyday Cooking

Halwai May 20, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – boiled Pasta • 1 – large onion, finely chopped • 1 – large tomato, finely chopped (or any fresh vegetable) • 2 tsp – Lime juice • salt to taste • 1/4 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 1/4 tsp – chaat masala powder • 2 tsp – chopped Coriander […]

Halwai May 19, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – soft whole wheat, soaked overnight • 1/2 cup – soybeans, soaked overnight • 1/2 cup – Bean sprouts or assorted sprouts • 1 tbsp – sprouted Fenugreek seeds • 1 Onion (finely chopped) • 1 Tomato (finely chopped) • 1 sprig Spring onions with greens (finely chopped) • 1 small […]

Halwai May 17, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Semolina. • 1 cup – Plain Flour (maida) • 1 cup – Frozen Vegetables (onion, beans, peas) • 1 – Onion finely cut. • 3 – Green chillies, finely chopped. • Salt to taste. • 2 tsp – Oil • 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds to season. Method: Take the […]

Halwai May 15, 2024

Ingredients: • 1.5 cups – Wheat flour • 50 gms – plain flour • 1 tsp – salt • 2 tbsp – melted Ghee or Butter Method: Mix flour with salt. Rub in ghee till flour gets to be crumbs. Add water, knead into soft, pliable dough. Cover and keep aside for 45 minutes. Knead […]

Halwai May 12, 2024

Ingredients: • Paneer kofta: • 2 – Potatoes (cooked & mashed) • 1 cup – Paneer (scrambled) • 1 – Onion (chopped) • 2 – Green chillies (chopped) • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder • 2 tbsp – Cornflour • Salt • Oil • For curry: • 1 cup – Green peas • 1 – […]

Halwai May 11, 2024

Ingredients: • 8-10 stems – Spinach leaves • 4-5- tender stalks of the leaves just below Cauliflower • 2-3 stems -coriander leaves • 1- small sprig Spring onion • 1 stalk – Celery • 1/2 inch- Ginger peeled and crushed • 1 -clove Garlic crushed • 1 tbsp Corn flour • 1/4- Dried red chilli […]

Halwai May 8, 2024

Ingredients: • Basmati Rice – 2 cups • Green peas – 100 g • Small Cauliflower – 1 • Carrot – 50 g • Nutmeg powder – 1/2 tsp • Ghee – 1/4 cup • Coconut Milk – 4 cups • Salt to taste. • Grind to paste: • Fried Onion – 100 g • […]

Halwai May 4, 2024

Ingredients: • 2 cup – strong coffee • 2 tbsp – Orange juice • 2 tsp – fresh Lemon juice • Fat free cream, optional Method: Mix coffee, orange juice and lemon juice. Pour into Irish whiskey glass. Top with fat free whipped cream (optional). Recipe courtesy of Khatija

Halwai April 29, 2024

Ingredients: • 4 teacups – Pineapple juice (canned) • 1 teacup – Orange juice • juice of 2 Lemons • rinds of one Lemon and Orange • powdered Sugar as per taste • soda water • Orange segments and crushed ice (for decoration) Method: Mix pineapple, orange and lemon juice. Boil the rinds in one […]

Halwai April 29, 2024

Ingredients: • 2 cups – beans, finely chopped • 1 tsp – Mustard Seeds • 2 tbsp – Curry leaves • 1 tsp – Turmeric powder • 1 tsp chilli powder • 1 tsp – coriander powder • 1 tomato, finely chopped • 1 tbsp – coriander leaves, chopped • 1 tbsp – green chillies, […]

Halwai April 25, 2024

Ingredients: • 1/2 cup – Oats • 1/4 cup – shelled peas (boiled) • 1/4 cup – thick Rice flakes (soaked in water for 10 minutes) • 1 – Green chilli (chopped) • 1 – small potato, peeled and cut into small pieces • 1/2 tsp – Jeera • 1/4 tsp – black pepper (crushed) […]

Halwai April 24, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – soya chunks • 1 – onion, medium sized • 1 cup – potato, boiled and mashed • 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder • 1/2 tsp – Garam Masala powder • 2 tbsp – Coriander leaves • Oil – 3 tbsp or as required to toast/deep fry • Salt – […]

Halwai April 21, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Soya chunks (cooked and ground) • 2 – Potatoes (cooked and mashed) • 1 – Onion (chopped finely) • 2 – Green chillies (chopped) • 1/2 cup – Roasted gram flour/pottukadala maavu • Salt • 1 tsp – Garam Masala powder • A few Curry leaves • Oil Method: Mix […]

Halwai April 20, 2024

Ingredients: • 1/2 cup – Paneer (grated) • 2 cups – Milk • 1/2 cup – Sugar • 1 tsp – Cardamom powder • 1 tsp – Almonds (sliced) • A pinch of Kesar • 1 tsp – chirongi Method: Heat milk in a pan reduce it till half. Add in rest of the ingredients […]

Halwai April 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 200 gms – button mushrooms, cut into small pieces • 1 – small head Cauliflower weighing around 250 gms, cut into very small pieces • 2 cups – fresh bread crumbs • 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder or moreas per taste • 100 gms – roasted Peanuts • 1/2 tsp – annar […]

Halwai April 18, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Maida • 1 tsp – baking powder • 1\4 tsp – salt • A little warm water to knead • Melted Ghee for cooking parathas • For Filling: • 250 g – minced Meat (kheema) • 2 – Onions (chopped) • 2 – Cloves Garlic (crushed) • 1 tsp – […]

Halwai April 17, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup -boiled Green peas • 1/2 cup -cream or malai • 1 bunch- Methi leaves chopped • 3 tbsp- Ghee or Butter • salt • 1/2 tsp – Cumin seeds • 1 pinch -asafoetida • Powder together: • 1 -cardamom • 2-3- Cloves • 1/2 inch -stick Cinnamon • Grind to a […]

Halwai April 16, 2024

Ingredients: • 6 – sweet large Onions • 1/2 cup – ground Meat • 1 cup – Chicken stock • 1 tsp – oil • Mix together: • 1/4 cup – chopped Spring onion • 2 tbsp- chopped Coriander leaves • 1 tbsp- chopped Capsicum • 1- tomato, chopped finely • 1/8 tsp – minced […]

Halwai April 12, 2024

Ingredients: • 1 cup – Kaju powder • 1 cup – sugarfree • 1/2 cup – Milk • 1 cup – Ghee • Silver foil Method: Heat a kadai, add sugarfree and milk. When the syrup forms one string consistency, add the kaju powder and mix well so that there are no lumps. Let it […]

Halwai April 4, 2024

Ingredients: • 1/2 cup – Boiled Onion paste • 2 tbsp – Refined oil • 1 tsp – Cumin seeds • 1 tsp – Ginger-garlic paste • A pinch Turmeric • 1/4 tsp – Sugar • Salt and pepper to taste • 1/3 cup – Tomato puree • 1 tbsp – Poppy seed paste • […]