It’s Not Hummus!

Hummus is essentially made of just four ingredients: Chickpeas Tahini Lemon juice Garlic. I don’t have Tahini in my house. Its just a paste made of sesame seeds. So I decided to make it all together. I used: Overnight Soaked Chickpeas. Sesame Seeds. Cumin Seeds. Flax Seeds. Sesame Oil. Olive oil is the default option…butContinue reading “It’s Not Hummus!”

Mullet and Peas

Simple is always a lot more elegant. Mullet Fillets. Freshly crushed pepper. All Purpose Flour. Oil. Peas. Butter. Chilly Flakes. Garlic Powder. Salt. Pat the fish dry. Combine together some flour, pepper and salt. Taste it to adjust the salt. Sprinkle this over the fish. The quantity must be such the fish is fully coveredContinue reading “Mullet and Peas”

Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread

My kids love pizza but it takes a lot more work to roll out individual pies and bake them. So put it all together and have more time for movie time. You can use any enriched bread dough. This is what I combined: All Purpose Flour : 150g Whole Wheat Flour : 350g Garlic PowderContinue reading “Cheesy Garlic Pull Apart Bread”

Mullet : Lemony Garlicky

Continuing my no recipe needed cooking. Mullet. Garlic. Green Chilly. Turmeric, preferably the fresh root. Peeled Lemon. Onions. Salt. Dill or Coriander for garnish. The fish and especially the stomach cavity must be very clean. Make slits on the fish. Make a paste with garlic, green chilies, turmeric and salt. Rub it all over theContinue reading “Mullet : Lemony Garlicky”

Chicken Ghee Roast

A simple but very bright dish that is bursting with flavors. You Need: Chicken preferably with bones, 500 grams. Coriander Seeds, 1 tablespoon. Fennel Seeds, 1 tablespoon. Cumin Seeds, 1 tablespoon. Dry Red Chilies, 2 or 3. Garlic, peeled. Ginger, one inch. Curd, half a cup. One Onion, finely diced. Ghee, 3 tablespoons. Salt. DryContinue reading “Chicken Ghee Roast”

Chicken Pepper Masala

A breakdown on how to develop complexity in dishes. Chicken: 500 grams. Onions: 2 Lemon juice. Chopped Garlic. Green Chilies. Black Pepper. Kasuri Methi, 1 tsp. Coconut Milk: 50 ml. Salt Oil. Marinate the chicken in lemon juice, salt and pepper for 30 mins. Sauté the chicken in oil till its almost cooked. Remove theContinue reading “Chicken Pepper Masala”