Tomato Cucumber Egg Salad

I cycle to work on a regular basis. The almost 40 kilometer round trip puts my exposure to the sun at an extreme level. With the dirt and grime that rules our streets, I use tomatoes for my protection. The humble tomatoes contain Lycopene. This natural pigment has a very positive effect on dealing with sunburnContinue reading “Tomato Cucumber Egg Salad”

Kadoo ki Mithai

Grated Bottle gourd and squeezed excess water. Then sauteed in butter with cinnamon, cardamom and cloves. Mixed into reduced milk. Like 1.5 liters reduced to less than 300 ml. Blended this into creamed butter+sugar. Whisk in 2 or 3 Eggs. Some saffron strands. Baked in an oven for 30 mins at 180 Celsius. Made itContinue reading “Kadoo ki Mithai”

Cassava (Tapioca Root) Cake

Cassava is a root that is very popular in Africa and Philippines. In India we usually eat it steamed like a snack. It is also one of the main ingredients in the Sabudana. For this recipe you need to scrape the dark skin and then finely grate it. Its slightly tiring work but its aContinue reading “Cassava (Tapioca Root) Cake”

Marinara Sauce and Eggs

I have made this sauce before but this time I used a little different ingredients and it was very good. Finely chopped some shallots. Melted some butter in oil. Add mustard seeds, dry red chilies and garlic. Added the shallots and cooked till they softened a little. Added lots of finely chopped ripe tomatoes. IfContinue reading “Marinara Sauce and Eggs”