Brown Rice with Mint and Olives.

Wash the rice but don’t soak it. Saute thin slices of an onion in butter and oil. Remove half and keep it for later. This helps with texture. Add the rice and saute till the raw smell is gone. Add water, mint, ginger and olives. Season with salt. Pressure cook for two whistles on highContinue reading “Brown Rice with Mint and Olives.”

Mutton Liver Masala

This is a simple dish which you can eat with rice or roti. I however like to eat it like a salad with no accompaniments. Wash the liver till the water you use runs clean. Saute a chopped onion and a green chilly. When they start turning slightly brown add ginger garlic paste and cookContinue reading “Mutton Liver Masala”

Tomato and Fresh Cottage Cheese

    Split the milk using any acid like few drops of lemon juice. Squeeze out as much of the whey as you can using a muslin cloth. Chop up tomatoes and drizzle some olive oil on them. Cook for a few minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add coriander and crumble the cottage cheeseContinue reading “Tomato and Fresh Cottage Cheese”

Eggplant and Basella.

Get a large eggplant and chop it up. You can also use the smaller brinjals. When buying the eggplant play special attention to its base. It will either be shaped like a line or a circle. You must buy the circle. These have way fewer seeds and are less bitter. Wash and clean the BasellaContinue reading “Eggplant and Basella.”

Lentils and Greens with Chana Dhal and Chukke ki Bhaji

This is a very tasty addition to my plan for healthy lunch boxes. It went perfect with some fried pomfret. Soak channa dhal for some 15 mins. Longer is better but if you are short on time add a pinch of cooking soda. Saute chopped onions and green chilies. Add some ginger garlic paste onceContinue reading “Lentils and Greens with Chana Dhal and Chukke ki Bhaji”

Beans, Potato and Mutton

Saute onions, once translucent add ginger garlic paste. Raw smell gone, add meat. Color changes to white, add turmeric, red chilly powder and coriander powder. Mix well. Add potatoes, water and salt. Pressure cook for exactly one whistle. Pressure gone, open and add the beans, tomatoes and freshly chopped coriander. Add a little coriander powderContinue reading “Beans, Potato and Mutton”