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Chole Masala(Chick Peas Gravy)

By anvis + July 11th, 2008

The globally famous Chole Masala. The minute you tell a Non-Indian that you are an Indian, in the context of food o’course, there is a pretty good probability they ask you if you know to make Chole. And they are almost always pleasantly surprised that is not that difficult to make.

Bathue ki Poori

By anvis + June 19th, 2008

Bathua (White goose-foot) comes in category of greens well known in North India. It looks like the photo below.

It is often cooked like spinach. It has a huge medicinal values as well. Here is one recipe of bathua which i hope you will enjoy!!!!!

2 cups of wheat flour
1 tablespoon ajvain
1/2 bunch of bathua
1 tabelspoon salt
3-4 [...]

Dal, Lentils - I

By RS + June 17th, 2008

Dal [Lentils] is a staple source of protein in most vegetarian Indian household. There are many types of dal we use in various dishes. Lentils are low in carbs, rich in protein and fiber. They also cook easily when pressure cooked. Some lentil types might need to be soaked to cook them to a soft [...]

Homemade Pizza

By anvis + June 13th, 2008

For batter:
2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour(maida)
1/3 cup of olive oil
1 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon sugar
1 pkt of yeast
1/4 cup warm water
3/4 cup of cold water

For toppings:
3/4 cup Pasta sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups pizza cheese/mozilla cheese
Vegetables (onion, green pepper, red pepper, mushrooms, babycorns, sundried tomatoes, olives or any combination of the veggies)
Chicken breast(optional)

Take [...]

Mango Murabba (Sweet n salt mango pickle)

By anvis + May 21st, 2008

A quick mango pickle which I remember eating from childhood during summer for breakfast with parathas. It is easy to make and can be stored in refrigerator for about two weeks. I still remember when my neice was small, every summer she used to demand my mother for this one and whenever it was over, [...]

Chinese Veg Fried Rice

By anvis + May 21st, 2008

An easy way to make quick veg fried rice.

2 cups Basmati rice
2 tablespoon oil
1/4 cup green peas
1 carrots finely chopped
1/4 cup of beans finely chopped
1 onion finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
1/4 cup of cabbage finely chopped
2 spring onions finely chopped
2 green chillies sliced lengthwise
1/4 cup capsicum finely chopped
2 button mushrooms sliced (optional)
2 tablespoons [...]


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