Mum’s recipe to get proteins even when you snack. Sprouted whole green moong spiced with Coriander powder and Kashmiri red chilies.
Raw Banana Cutlet
Raw Banana, boiled Potato n Green Apple, flavoured with freshly ground black pepper.
Exotic Kebab made of Indian Cottage cheese flavored with Kasoori Methi (type of Fenugreek).
Malai Paneer Tikka
Our take on Paneer Tikka with Cream Cheese, ground Almond, Cashew and Saffron marinade.
Stuffed Aloo Tikki
Fresh coriander flavoured Potato mash stuffed with coarsely ground Bengal gram, turmeric and spices.
Chilli tossed Baby Corn
Baby corn marinated with home-made spicy red chilli sauce and stir fried with fresh green chilies and capsicum.
Corn & Methi Kebab
A healthy twist to the kebab with fresh fenugreek, corn kernels and potato.
Spinach, potatoes, green peas and garam masala made into kebabs.
Pan grilled Broccoli florets marinated in yoghurt and home-made Tandoori masala.
Mini Aloo Bonda
Spiced boiled potatoes dipped in gram flour mix and deep fried. (Reminding one of the spicy Bondas on Railway Stations in India).
Made with finely chopped veggies and white sauce, with an Indian twist! A recipe handed down by my ‘Aunt-in-Law’.
Potato & Paneer Cutlet
Cumin flavoured potatoes stuffed with Indian cottage cheese and fresh coriander mix.
A war time meal believed to have originated during the time of Bappa Rawal - Founder of the kingdom of Mewar.
A traditional Rajasthani dish made from lentils cooked with ginger and tempered with Asafoetida n spices, served with baked wheat balls.
Chicken Kathi Roll
Grilled chicken, julienne of onions, tomatoes tossed in spices; rolled in paratha made from whole wheat flour.
Chole - Chickpeas cooked in tomato n onion gravy with freshly ground spices.
Kulché - Mildly leavened Indian flat bread flavoured with Nigella Seeds (Kaulounji).
My take on the Vindaloo…… a traditional dish from Goa using small purple Brinjals (no meats used)
Indian Cottage Cheese (Paneer) with onion and bell peppers in a spicy Tomato-Onion gravy simmered in a traditional Indian Wok.
Flavourful fresh Fenugreek leaves cooked with Sautéd Potatoes tempered with dry red chilies and a hint of garlic.
Indian cottage cheese cooked with Puree of spinach and laced with freshly ground Indian spices (Garam masala)
My way of cooking chicken (marinated in yoghurt) in browned onion and tomato paste with a hint of ginger-garlic and spices.
Grilled Chicken Tikka added to a smooth velvety Makhnee gravy.
Boiled Eggs simmered in a thin gravy of onion n tomatoes and fresh coriander.
Chicken marinated with powdered spices, cooked in Spinach and tomato-onion masala.
Goa Prawn Curry
Traditional Prawn curry from Goa, Chilli-Hot and tangy.
The authentic recipe for a ‘Devilled’ chicken curry- Done to perfection in a black pepper sauce.
Lady’s Finger stuffed with freshly ground spices and cooked in browned onions, laced with tangy Mango (Amchur) powder.
Paneer Butter Masala
Exotic Indian Cottage Cheese Kebabs added to a smooth velvety Makhnee gravy and flavoured with Kasoori Methi.
This dish originated in a restaurant ‘Moti Mahal’, Delhi.
A creamy dish made with whole Black lentil and Red kidney beans in butter and cream.
Yellow Dal Tadka
Yellow split pigeon peas (Toor Dal) cooked with Turmeric and Asafoetida; tempered with a mix of cumin n mustard seeds, chopped garlic and dry red chilies……makes it a very comforting meal.
A mix of Red lentils, Yellow lentils, Split Black gram, Split Bengal gram, cooked in Ghee and whole spices, tempered with cumin and green chilies.
Biryani made with Vegetables n Paneer (Indian Cottage Cheese), Rice and mildly flavoured with Saffron n spices and cooked in a traditional Dum method (to cook in its own juices).
Biryani made with Chicken, Rice and mildly flavoured with Saffron n spices and cooked in a traditional DUM method (to cook in its own juices).
A fried pancake flavoured with fennel and cardamom, soaked in sugar syrup.
A popular creamy sweet made with ground rice, milk, sugar, flavoured with cardamom n saffron and garnished with slivers of almonds and pistachio.
A favourite amongst many Indians, made with Khoya stuffed with pistachio and cardamom in sugar syrup.
Vegetables in Thai Curry
Carrots, French beans, Leeks, Cabbage cooked in fresh red curry paste. With lingering flavours of Thai Basil and Kaffir Lime Leaves, served with fragrant rice.
Grilled Chicken with Mashed Potatoes
Pan grilled Chicken marinated in a home-made spice mix served with classic mashed potatoes.
Chicken Meatballs in Tomato & Basil Sauce
Oven baked meatballs served with freshly home-made Tomato n Basil sauce.
Falafel, Hummus & Pita Bread
The popular Middle Eastern fast food- Patties made from mix of chickpeas, fresh herbs and spices, served with hummus and Home baked Pitta bread.
Souvlaki & Pita Bread
Oregano & garlic flavoured chicken skewers with home baked pitta bread served with Greek yoghurt cucumber relish.
Couscous & Bell Pepper Salad
A recipe from my bro - couscous and brunoise of colourful bell peppers with orange juice and fresh herb dressing.
Spirelli or Rotini pasta, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, cucumber parmesan cheese and Italian salad dressing served on butterhead lettuce.
Vegetable Au Gratin
The first Continental dish I learnt in school and fell in love with …
Blend of small cuts of Veggies in a creamy white sauce garnished with cheese and served with toasted bread and garlic butter.
Broccoli & Cauliflower Mornay
Florets of Broccoli and Cauliflower cooked in a cheesy (Parmesan and Gruyere) variation of Béchamel sauce.