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”

Mint (Pudina) Chutney

Been a busy period and finally decided that at least 3 pics and a 3 line recipe is long overdue. This is is a quick and easy chutney, which is super versatile. Roast coconut on an open flame. Grind together in the following sequence to get a smooth paste, coconut, cumin and ginger. Add mintContinue reading “Mint (Pudina) Chutney”

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”

A Simple Prawn Masala

A break down of this simple recipe to make it uncomplicated. 15 Prawns, shelled and de-veined. Curry leaves. Mustard Seeds. Cumin Seeds. Fennel Seeds. One onion, chopped fine. Capsicum, chopped. Garlic chopped. Chilly powder. Coriander powder. Turmeric powder. Salt. Oil. Fresh Coriander. Heat oil. Add in curry leaves, cumin, fennel and mustard seeds. A minuteContinue reading “A Simple Prawn Masala”