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”

Chicken on a Stick

A fun dinner, you can mix and match in any which way you want. Stick Type 1: Boneless Chicken Curd. Lemon Juice. Turmeric Powder. Paprika. Salt. Stick Type 2: Raw Onions. No Stick: Broccoli. Garlic cloves. Whole Chilly. Marinate the chicken for a couple of hours in the fridge. Then take soaked bamboo skewers andContinue reading “Chicken on a Stick”

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”