Tag - cumin

Grandma’s All time special- Simple Rajma curry

Grandma's All time special- Simple Rajma curry Rajma, the best soothing and all time favorite comfort food! This dish served with rice is such a popular meal in most North Indian households prepared with special grandma's recipes using hand pounded spices. Rice and rajma provide a perfect balanced and protein rich meal. 1 cup Rajma...

Chicken Curry – Perfect weeknight dinner goals.

  Chicken Curry - Perfect weeknight dinner goals. True goes the saying, there is nothing more satisfying than a family dinner with the delectable special Iftar recipe filled with goodness and packed with aromatic flavors. Presenting to you easy to prepare Chicken Curry using the hand-pounded spices from our very own kitchen pharmacy giving an overall...

Savoury muffins – Enjoy the crunch of the leisurely baked muffin munch

Savoury muffins - Enjoy the crunch of the leisurely baked muffin munch. Healthy savoury muffins are easy to grab and pack on busy mornings. It is rich in protein and loaded with healthy and fresh veggies, and fresh spices . Muffin traysMixing Bowls 1/2 Cup Roasted Jowar Flour1/4 Cup Sattu flour1/4 Cup Mix of chopped broccoli...

Kokum Coolant

  Kokum Coolant Along the coastal lines and in the southern parts of the country, Kokum or Garcinia Indica is a superfood when it comes to tackling body heat and acidity. Ayurveda too mentions that kokum is instrumental in controlling pitta levels in our body, which is body heat/acidity. This special and popular summer drink popularly...

Cold Potato Salad

  Cold Potato Salad Cold potato salad is a presumptuous side dish /salad made with easy available ingredients from our very own pantry and can be served with meals or served as a snack too. Large pot for boiling waterKnife 500 g baby potatoes or yellow potatoes boiled (cooled, diced and kept aside)For the dressing:1/2 tbsp extra virgin...

Khichdi – What’s on my plate?

Khichdi – What’s on my plate? A simple and a nutritional blend of lentils and rice, Khichdi has been the staple for Indians for many years now. Not only does it account for an ideal protein on the basis if rice and lentils but also packs in Nutritional punch making it simple on the...

Alu Vadi – Pelting Mumbai rains call for the most comforting tea time snack -Alu vadi a perfect tea time match.

  Alu Vadi - Pelting Mumbai rains call for the most comforting tea time snack -Alu vadi a perfect tea time match. Mumbai monsoons bring in the availability of fresh alu leaves in the market. Alu leaf is called colocasia in English. It is also known as Arbi ke Patte (Patte means leaf) or taro leaf rolls. Alu...

Dal Palak (Indian Lentil and Spinach Curry)

Dal Palak (Indian Lentil and Spinach Curry) Simple indian, all time favorite Maa ki dal made with the combination of lentils cooked with and tempered with basic Indian spices. Pressure cookerCooking pan ⅓ cup yellow lentil / dhuli moong dal / masur dal pre-soaked for 8 hrs3 cups water1 cup spinach / palak / fresh fenugreek...

Bottle Gourd Curry – Delish Desi curry

  Bottle Gourd Curry - Delish Desi curry Simple easy to prepare curry made from the wonder vegetable prepared with basic indian spices and served hot as a side along with roti /rice. Cooking panMixing ladle 1 medium bottle gourd (lauki, chopped into cubes)1/2 tbsp cold pressed coconut oil1 tbsp chana dal or yellow moong dal (pre-soaked and...

Poha Chiwda (Traditional Indian Snack)

  Poha Chiwda (Traditional Indian Snack) Recreate this healthy, easy-to-make, and snacking-favorite at home with rice flakes and readily-available spices. Relished by people of all ages, this festive savory is ready in less than 30 minutes. Cooking pan/iron kadhai 2 cups Poha/Beaten rice (preferably thin and roasted)Jeera/Cumin 1/2 tsp Rai/Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Urad dal 1/4 tsp Chana...

Beetroot khichdi (BEET it Up)

  Beetroot khichdi (BEET it Up) Nothing "BEETS" a happy healthy heart to celebrate love! Beets even bleed "red" - the hue containing powerful antioxidants. Pressure cookerMortar and pestle /mixer to crush the garlic 4 tbsp hand pounded rice (soaked for 6-7 hours)2 tbsp moong dal (soaked for 12-14 hours)1/2 beetroot (finely chopped)1 garlic pod crushed or minced...

Energy punch with a delicious crunch – Broccoli sweet potato tikki

  Energy punch with a delicious crunch - Broccoli sweet potato tikki Broccoli sweet potato tikki can be made with simple and easily available ingredients. Easy to pack and a healthy tea time snack too which can be relished by all. Pressure cookerIron tawa 1 Sweet potato1 cup Broccoli (cut into florets)3 tbsp Grated homemade paneer 2...