Keto Chicken and Spinach

A great weeknight dinner. Light and yummy with a good load of protein in it. Chicken breast, marinated in vinegar, paprika, turmeric and salt. Preferably use a cast iron pan. Heat a little oil and place the chicken on it. Let it cook for about 4 minutes on one side and then flip it over.Continue reading “Keto Chicken and Spinach”

Lobia (Black Eyed Peas) Chaat

A simple chaat that bursts with flavor and colors. I have used fresh cowpeas but you can also use dry cowpeas. This is another assembly kind of recipe. Cowpeas: If fresh, put in hot salted water and cook on medium heat till they are done. If dry, then soak overnight and pressure cook for aContinue reading “Lobia (Black Eyed Peas) Chaat”

Sundal (Chickpeas)

It is literally just a bunch of small independent steps that add up to one the best veg snacks. Soak chickpeas overnight. Then pressure cook them with a little salt and water. Discard the water. Coarsely grind together a little coconut and green chillies. Heat oil. Add into it some cumin, mustard seeds, hing andContinue reading “Sundal (Chickpeas)”

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”

Garlicky Pomfret Fish Fry

I find people who don’t like fish as being very fishy…in other words, my cat does not like them. Take a whole garlic. Remove all the pods. Pulse them in a mixie and you have this wet paste that smells awesome. But you can’t really fry anything in it. So we start a balancing act.Continue reading “Garlicky Pomfret Fish Fry”