Chilli Chicken

Ingredients: Boneless Chicken Onion Capsicum (Green Pepper) Cabbage Green / Red Chilli Ginger Garlic Paste Corn Starch Egg Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Sauces: Chilli Sauce, Soy Sauce, Vinegar Optional: Spring Onion, Sesame Seeds Cooking Instructions: Cut boneless chicken into long, slender finger-size pieces In a mixing bowl, add chicken, 1…

Chicken Strips

Ingredients: Boneless Chicken Eggs Corn Starch Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Cut chicken into long slender finger-size pieces In a mixing bowl, add chicken pieces, 1 egg and 1-2 spoons of corn starch Add salt, black pepper, red chilli powder, lemon juice and ginger…

Grilled Chicken

Ingredients: Fresh Chicken (preferably boneless or legs) Curd Fresh Coriander Curry Leaves Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Garam Masala, Turmeric Cooking Instructions: In a mixing bowl, add boneless chicken Add curd, lemon juice, fresh coriander, ginger garlic paste Add curry…

Hot Dog

Ingredients: Hot Dog Bun (Roll) Chicken Sausages Onion Green Pepper Fresh Coriander Ginger Paste Cooking Oil Red Chilli Sauce Tomato Ketchup Optional: Cheese, Mayonnaise, Mustard Sauce Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Slice onions, green pepper (capsicum) into long slender pieces In frying pan, add 1 spoon of cooking oil Add chicken…

Vada Sambar

Ingredients: Medu Vada Mix Onion Tomato Green Chilli Fresh Coriander Curry Leaves Tur Daal Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Sambar Masala Powder Cooking Instructions: In pressure cooker, add tur daal, cooking oil, spices (salt, red chilli powder, turmeric, black pepper, sambar masala, cumin and…

Onion Uttapam

Ingredients: Idli / Dosa Batter Onion Tomato Green Chilli Fresh Coriander Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Prepare dosa batter: add salt, water as required to make smooth consistent mixture In a mixing bowl, add chopped onions, tomato, fresh coriander and green chilli Add salt, red chilli powder and mix well Heat…

Dhokla

Ingredients: Dhokla Mix (Gram Flour) Cooking Oil Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Mustard Seeds Curry Leaves Ginger Paste Cooking Instructions: In a mixing bowl, add dhokla mix with water Blend well till the mixture becomes smooth and consistent Grease pan with cooking oil Add dhokla mixture and bake in steaming cooker for 5-10 mins In a…

Masala Papad

Ingredients: Roasted Papad or Khakra Onion Tomato Cucumber Fresh Coriander Shev Bhujia or Namkeen Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: In a mixing bowl, add chopped onion, tomato, cucumber and fresh coriander Add salt, red chilli powder and black pepper Mix well to make onion + tomato salsa In a serving plate,…

Sabudana Vada

Ingredients: Sabudana (Sago or Tapioca) Boiled Potatoes Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Pudina (Mint) Leaves Ginger Paste Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Curd Spices: Salt, Cumin Powder and / or Seeds Cooking Instructions: Soak Sabudana in water overnight or at least for 4-5 hours Mash boiled potatoes Mix mashed potatoes with soaked sabudana Add finely chopped fresh…

Papdi Chaat

Ingredients: Puri Green Peas Onion Tomato Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Ginger Paste Fresh Mint Leaves (Pudina) Shev Bhujia (or Namkeen) Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Chaat Masala Cooking Instructions: In pressure cooker, cook green peas with salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, ginger paste and fresh coriander, to make peas…

Shev Batata Puri

Ingredients: Boiled Potatoes Puri Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Onion Tomato Ginger Garlic Paste Shev Bhujia or Namkeen Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Chaat Masala Cooking Instructions: Mash boiled potatoes Add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder Add freshly chopped coriander and ginger garlic paste Mix…

Ragada Pattice

Ingredients: Boiled Potatoes Green Peas Onion Tomato Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Ginger Garlic Paste Shev Bhujia (Namkeen) Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Chaat Masala Cooking Instructions: Mash boiled potatoes Add salt, turmeric, red paprika, cumin and coriander powder Add ginger garlic paste and chopped coriander Add…

Club Sandwich

Ingredients: Bread Slices (Wheat or White) Cucumber Tomato Cheese Boiled Potato Fresh Mint Leaves (Pudina) Fresh Coriander Ginger Curd Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder Cooking Instructions: In mixer, add fresh mint leaves, fresh coriander, cumin, salt, curd and ginger Add little water Grind the mixture well to make mint chutney…

Pani Puri

Ingredients: Puris Green Peas Fresh Coriander Green Chilli Fresh Mint Leaves (Pudina) Ginger Paste Shev Bhujia Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Chaat Masala Cooking Instructions: In mixer, add fresh coriander, green chilli and pudina (mint leaves) to make green chutney Add salt, water and chaat masala into green chutney to make…

Chicken Burger

Ingredients: Burger Bun Burger Patty (try Venky’s Chicken Burgers) Onion Tomato Fresh Coriander Cheese Tomato Ketchup Mustard Sauce Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Slice onions, tomatoes Sprinkle with salt, black pepper, red chilli powder and freshly chopped coriander to make salad In a frying or grill pan, add 1 spoon of…

Kheema Pizza

Ingredients: Minced Chicken Pizza Base (or Flat Bread) Cheese Onion Capsicum Tomato Ginger Paste Fresh Coriander Lemon Juice Curry Leaves Green Chilli Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper, Coriander (Dhania) Powder Cooking Instructions: Slice onion, capsicum, tomato and green chilli In frying pan, add 1-2 spoons of cooking oil Add onions,…

Masala Fries

Ingredients: Potato Onion Capsicum (Green Pepper) Ginger Garlic Paste Curry Leaves Fresh Coriander (Cilantro) Red or Green Chilli Cooking Oil Tomato Ketchup Chilli Sauce Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder Misc Herbs: Basil, Oregano, Thyme as per availability Cooking Instructions: Cut potatoes vertically into long slender pieces In wok or deep…

Paneer Pizza

Ingredients: Pizza Base (or Flat Bread) Paneer (Cottage Cheese) Onion Tomato Capsicum Cheese Marinara (Tomato + Basil) Sauce Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Dice vegetables: onions, tomatoes, capsicum In frying pan, add 1 spoon of cooking oil Add diced vegetables and paneer cubes Add spices: salt, red chilli powder…

Bhendi Fry

Ingredients: Fresh Okra or Bhendi Fresh Coriander Curry Leaves Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Garam Masala or Sabji Masala Cooking Instructions: Cut Okra (Bhendi) vertically into long slender pieces. In a frying pan, add 1-2 spoons of cooking oil Add curry leaves, sliced okra…

Palak Paneer

Ingredients: Fresh Spinach or Palak Paneer or Cottage Cheese Onion Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh Cream Fresh Coriander Cooking Oil or Butter Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: In a mixer or juicer, add fresh spinach leaves with 1/2 onion and some fresh cream Make spinach…

Chicken Kabab

Ingredients: Chicken (preferably Legs) Fresh Coriander Lemon Juice Ginger Garlic Paste Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder Cooking Instructions: Marinate chicken with salt, turmeric, black pepper, red chilli powder, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and fresh coriander Cook chicken in pressure cooker with sufficient water…

Mutton Fry

Ingredients: Fresh Mutton (Lamb or Goat Meat) Onion Tomato Capsicum Fresh Coriander Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Juice Curd Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Garam Masala, Cloves, Cardamom, Peppercorn Cooking Instructions: In a mixer, make curry paste with 1/2 onion, 1/2 tomato, fresh coriander, 2-3…

Fish Fry

Ingredients: Fish (preferably Pomfret) Cooking Oil Lemon Ginger Paste Fresh Coriander Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder For Salad: Onion, Tomato Cooking Instructions: Marinate fish with salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, black pepper, lemon juice, ginger paste and fresh coriander In frying pan, add cooking oil Add marinated fish Fry well on both…

Prawns Biryani

Ingredients: Rice Prawns (cleaned, deveined) 1/2 Onion 1/2 Tomato Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh Coriander Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Pure Ghee Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Garam Masala, Cardamom (Elaichi), Cloves Cooking Instructions: In a mixer, make curry paste with onion, tomato, fresh coriander, 2-3 pieces of…

Chicken Biryani

Ingredients: Chicken (preferably Boneless or Legs) Basmati Rice 1/2 Onion 1/2 Tomato Lemon Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh Coriander Cooking Oil Pure Ghee Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Garam Masala, Cloves, Cardamom (Elaichi), Cinnamon Sticks (Dalchini) Optional: Saffron (Kesar) and Cashews if available Cooking Instructions: Marinate chicken…

Chicken Curry

Ingredients: Chicken (preferable Boneless or Legs) Onion Tomato Fresh Coriander Curry Leaves Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Curd or Yogurt Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder or Paprika, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Garam Masala, Cashews, Cloves, Peppercorns, Elaichi (Cardamom) Cooking Instructions: In a mixer, make curry paste with Onions,…

Shrimp Pasta

Ingredients: Pasta (any type but here I used Penne) Shrimp or Prawns (cleaned, deveined) Spinach Garlic Paste Butter Cream Red Chilli Diced Vegetables: Tomato, Zucchini Cheese Misc Herbs & Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Basil + Parsley + Thyme Mix Cooking Instructions: In non-stick pan, add butter, then garlic paste, red chilli, spinach, shrimp and diced…

Hakka Noodles

Ingredients: Egg Noodles Onions Capsicum Red / Yellow Pepper Cabbage Ginger Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Chilli Sauce, Soy Sauce, Vinegar Cooking Instructions: Boil Noodles in plain water, with a pinch of salt and 1 tablespoon of oil, until noodles are soft and tender In non-stick pan, add cooking oil Add vegetables: Onions, Cabbage,…

Veg Pizza

Ingredients: Pizza Base (or Flat Bread) Cheese Onion Tomato Capsicum Mushroom Marinara (Tomato + Basil) Sauce Cooking Oil Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder Cooking Instructions: Dice fresh vegetables: onions, tomatoes, capsicum, mushrooms In a frying pan, add 1 spoon of cooking oil Add vegetables Add salt, black pepper, red chilli powder for taste…

Fish Curry

Ingredients: Fish Fillet Onions Tomatoes Curry Leaves Fresh Coriander Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Cooking Oil Coconut Milk Misc Herbs & Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Garam Masala, Red Paprika, Turmeric, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania Powder) Cooking Instructions: Marinate fish with salt, turmeric, lemon juice, red paprika, black pepper, cumin powder, coriander powder In a mixer,…

Lamb Biryani

Ingredients: Fresh Lamb or Mutton Rice (preferably Basmati) Cooking Oil Pure Ghee Lemon Ginger Garlic Paste 1/2 Onion 1/2 Tomato Fresh Coriander Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin (Jira) Powder, Coriander (Dhania) Powder, Cloves, Cardamom (Elaichi), Garam Masala Cooking Instructions: In a mixer, make paste of onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, 2–3 sticks…

Mutton Soup

Ingredients: Fresh Lamb or Goat Meat Ginger Garlic Paste Lemon Fresh Coriander 1/2 Onion 1/2 tomato Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Black Pepper, Red Chilli Powder, Cumin Powder, Coriander Powder, Cloves, Cardamom (Elaichi) Cooking Instructions: In a mixer, make paste of onion, tomato, ginger, garlic, 2–3 sticks of cloves and cardamom In pressure cooker, add clean lamb…

Tuna Sandwich

Ingredients: Canned Tuna Tomato Fresh Coriander Cheese Spread or Slices Bread Slices Lemon Ginger Misc Herbs & Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Parsley / Basil / Thyme Optional: Mint (Pudina) Chutney or Basil Pesto Cooking Instructions: In a bowl, mix tuna chunks, diced tomato, fresh coriander leaves Add salt, black pepper, lemon juice, ginger, and misc…

Kheema Toast

Ingredients: Minced Chicken Green Peas Onion Tomato Ginger Fresh Coriander Bread Butter Cooking Oil Misc Spices: Salt, Red Paprika (Chilli Powder), Black Pepper Cooking Instructions: In frying pan, add cooking oil, chopped onions, tomatoes and ginger Add minced chicken (kheema) and boiled peas Add salt, red paprika, black pepper Mix well Add butter and fresh…

Carrot Pudding

Ingredients: Carrots Fresh Cream Milk Sugar (preferably brown) Cardamom (Elaichi) Saffron (Kesar) Pure Ghee or Unsalted Butter Optional: Cinnamon (Dalchini) Powder, Dry Fruits (Cashews, Almonds) Cooking Instructions: Shred Carrots In non-stick pan, add 2–3 spoons of pure ghee or unsalted butter Add Carrots Add Spices: Cardamom, Saffron, Cinnamon Powder Add sugar, milk and fresh cream…

Chicken Soup

Ingredients: Chicken Lemon Ginger Fresh Coriander Spices: Salt, Turmeric, Red Chilli Powder, Black Pepper Optional: 1/2 Onion, 1/2 Tomato, 1-2 Garlic Cloves Cooking Instructions: Put chicken in pressure cooker Add sufficient water to completely dip chicken and few cms above Add lemon, ginger, fresh coriander Add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder, black pepper For extra…

Grilled Fish

Ingredients: Fish Fillet Lemon Juice Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh Coriander For Salad: Onions, Tomato, Cucumber Misc Herbs & Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Paprika, Turmeric, Hing (Asafoetida) Cooking Instructions: Marinate fish with salt, black pepper, red paprika, turmeric, lemon juice, ginger garlic paste and fresh coriander Roast in oven, grill or pan with 1 table…

Spicy Hash Brown

Ingredients: Potatoes Butter or Cooking Oil Spices & Herbs for Seasoning: Salt, Black Pepper, Red Chilli, Paprika, Cumin (seeds or powder), Fresh Coriander Leaves Cooking Instructions: Shred Potatoes in food processor In non-stick pan, add butter or cooking oil, then shredded potatoes Add salt, black pepper, red paprika, cumin Add fresh coriander and red chilli…

Bread Poha

Ingredients: Bread Green Peas Fresh Coriander Onion Curry Leaves Green Chilli Lemon Juice Cooking Oil Misc Spices: Salt, Red Chilli Powder, Turmeric, Mustard Seeds Cooking Instructions: Cut bread into small pieces In frying pan, add cooking oil, then mustard seeds Wait for the seeds to pop Add chopped onions, green chilli and curry leaves Add…

Corn Soup

Ingredients: Sweet Corn or Baby Corn 1/2 Onion Ginger Garlic Paste Fresh Coriander Fresh Cream Corn Starch Spices: Salt, Black Pepper, Paprika Cooking Instructions: In a mixer or juicer, add cut baby corn pieces Add 1/2 onion, fresh coriander, ginger garlic paste, salt, black pepper Add fresh cream and water Grind well till the mixture…

Mushroom Soup

Ingredients: Mushrooms Fresh Cream Onion (1/2 or 1/4th depending on the quantity) Ginger Fresh Coriander Butter Misc Spices & Seasonings: Salt, Black Pepper Optional: Soy Sauce, Vinegar Cooking Instructions: Boil mushrooms in salt water until soft and tender In mixer or juicer, add cooked mushrooms, fresh cream, salt, black pepper, onion, ginger, and fresh coriander…

Spinach Soup

Ingredients: Fresh Spinach Leaves Onion (1/2 or 1/4th depending on the quantity of spinach) Ginger Cream Cheese Butter Spices & Seasonings: Salt, Black Pepper, Cumin Cooking Instructions: In a mixer or juicer, add spinach leaves, onion, ginger, salt, black pepper, cumin, fresh cream and water Grind well so that all ingredients are smooth and consistent…