One Pot Barley Meal

One of my favorite activities is reading. I just finished a brilliant book called, “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind” by Yuval Noah Harari. I knew Barley was one of the first domesticated grains in the world. But had no idea that it was also used as a currency in the ancient world. It certainlyContinue reading “One Pot Barley Meal”

Dill…Dil; Kill…Bill

You Need: One goat or lamb heart, chopped into really small pieces. A bunch of Dill Leaves. One Onion. One Tomato. A little cumin. 5-6 cloves of Garlic. One teaspoon of butter. Puree all the ingredients except the heart and butter into a smooth paste. Fry in oil till oil separates. Add the heart piecesContinue reading “Dill…Dil; Kill…Bill”

Tangy-Spicy Meat Fry

I am always on the lookout for something different in produce section. Found some fresh Mango-Ginger and of course I needed to use it. This root looks like Ginger, belongs to the Turmeric family and smells like raw mango. It has a faint sourness that is mild but lingers with a delightful freshness. You Need:Continue reading “Tangy-Spicy Meat Fry”

Cucumber Wrap with Meat Fry

You need: Any meat about 300 grams. Preferably boneless. A teaspoon of Ginger and Garlic paste. A bunch of spring onions. An inch of Ginger, cut into thin sticks. Three Green chillies. First we need to soften the meat. So pressure cook it with ginger garlic paste, a little salt and about one cup ofContinue reading “Cucumber Wrap with Meat Fry”

Mutton with Vegetables

A simple recipe to explain how to cook meat with vegetables. Select vegetables that are sturdy and have an inherent sweetness in them. So carrots and capsicum are a natural choice. You can also use turnips, radishes or just onions. You Need: Mutton about 300 gms. Carrots 3 or 4, chopped up. Capsicum 3 orContinue reading “Mutton with Vegetables”

Mutton Shami Burger

For the Mutton Shami, you need: Boneless mutton about 300 gms. One medium onion, roughly chopped. 2 tablespoons of Channa Dhal, soaked in water for at least 10 mins. 1 tomato, roughly chopped. 1 teaspoon of Ginger Garlic paste. 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder. 1 teaspoon red chilly powder. 1 teaspoon of cumin. 1 tablespoon ofContinue reading “Mutton Shami Burger”

Make it Healthy : Meat with Methi

Three Boosters in this simple and healthy dish: Protein from Mutton Vitamin A from Sweet Potatoes Calcium and Iron from Fenugreek leaves. You Need: 200 gms of mutton, cut into small pieces. 1 Medium onion, chopped. 2 Green Chillies 1 tomato, chopped. 1 teaspoon of cumin. 100 grams of sweet potato, cut into 1 toContinue reading “Make it Healthy : Meat with Methi”

Methi Gosht – Fenugreek Mutton

I love Fenugreek and consider it a super food. So it invariably ends up in my pantry on a weekly basis. You Need: 300 gms of mutton with bones. Approximately 500 gms of finely chopped leaves and stems of fresh Fenugreek. 2 medium onions, chopped. 2 medium capsicums, roughly chopped. 2 green chilies. 2 teaspoonsContinue reading “Methi Gosht – Fenugreek Mutton”

Chukka (Green Sorrel) Mutton

Green Sorrel has two very important characteristics. It should not be cooked in aluminum and if cut thin, it melts when cooked. We will use the second in this simple recipe. You need: About 300 gms of washed and finely chopped Chukka leaves. 250 gms Mutton with bones. Two medium onions, finely chopped. Green chillies.Continue reading “Chukka (Green Sorrel) Mutton”