Baking Powder in a BREAD!

My generic bread recipe is even better with a simple addition. Baking Powder. So here is the stuff: Chiroti Rava : 500 Grams. Water : 250-300 ml Salt : 7 grams (1 teaspoon) Yeast: 7 grams (1 teaspoon) Milk Powder: About 50 grams. Butter: 20 grams. Sugar: 2 teaspoons. Baking Powder: 1 teaspoon. It aContinue reading “Baking Powder in a BREAD!”

Mint (Pudina) Chutney

Been a busy period and finally decided that at least 3 pics and a 3 line recipe is long overdue. This is is a quick and easy chutney, which is super versatile. Roast coconut on an open flame. Grind together in the following sequence to get a smooth paste, coconut, cumin and ginger. Add mintContinue reading “Mint (Pudina) Chutney”

Chicken with Onions and Tomato

A quick and easy recipe that made a great roti sandwich for my kids. Chicken. I used boneless thighs but you can use with bones as well. Do not use boneless breast. Onions, thickly sliced. Whole tomatoes with the stems removed. Any generic masala powder. Turmeric. Vinegar. Mint Leaves. Crushed Pepper. Kasuri Methi. Salt. OilContinue reading “Chicken with Onions and Tomato”

Beetroot and Bottle gourd with Lentils

This is one of my goto vegetable dishes. It needs a lentil, I used yellow Mung beans. a gourd, I used bottle gourd. a sturdy vegetable, I used beetroot. aromatics, I used onions, garlic, chilly and so on. a healthy fat, everyone must use ghee. some spices like cumin, fennel etc. Soak the lentils inContinue reading “Beetroot and Bottle gourd with Lentils”

Ragi-Jowar Roti

A simple and easy, nutritious roti. The key ingredients are equal parts of ragi (Finger Millet) and jowar (sorghum). To these flours add in chopped onion, chopped green chilies, chopped fresh coriander, cumin seeds, turmeric powder and salt. Blend in hot water using a spatula till a soft dough is formed. Let it rest forContinue reading “Ragi-Jowar Roti”

Chicken with Kaffir Lime

Kaffir Lime has a strong and very distinct flavor. The leaves are also a little thick. You can either cook with them whole and remove before serving or cut them very thin and add into the marinade. I used the latter approach. Prepared a marinade with thinly sliced kaffir lime leaves, thin strips of ginger,Continue reading “Chicken with Kaffir Lime”