Value of Indian Spices

Indian Spice And Ingredients Spice are the very heart and soul of Indian cuisine. They from the foundation of a cuisine that has excited for centuries. It is virtually impossible to cook Indian dishes without spices, even if they are only red chilies and salt. Each and every spice has its own function and should…

Classic Pork Curry

 How To Make Classic pork curry Fresh pork                                                                                1lb Finely chopped large onions,                                                      4 Ginger  /  garlic   paste                                                              1tsp Cumin  seeds                                                                            2 tbsp Mustard seeds                                                                           1 tbsp Black pepper                                                                             1 tbsp Fenugrek  seeds                                                                        1 tsp Turmeric powder                                                                        1 ½ Coriander powder                                                                      1 tbsp Red chili powder as needed Green chillies                                                                          …

Golden Carrot cake

  2 cups sugar 1- ½ cups salad oil 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups flour 1 teaspoon soda ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup crushed pineapple 2 cups raw carrots, finely grated 1 cup nuts, chopped   Mix together sugar, salad oil, eggs, and vanilla.  Add combined flour, soda, salt, and…

Apple Kesari Recipe

Apple Kesari Recipe Ingredients 1cup Sooji 2 cups Sugar 1½ cup Milk 2 Apple ½ tsp Cardamom powder 100gms Ghee Cashew and Raisins for Garnishing Food colour a pinch Clean apple, remove the skin and blend it with ½ cup milk in a blender and extract the juice. In a pan roast sooji till the…

Vanilla Pudding

Serves 4 This pudding can be made up to a day before serving and allowed to chill, covered, in the refrigerator. 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch ½ cup sugar Pinch of coarse salt 2 large eggs 2 cups milk 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped, seeds reserved 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small…

Yogurt Rice Recipe

Yogurt Rice Recipe   ½ cup long-grain rice or jasmine rice 1 ½ cups fat-free plain yogurt ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root   Cook rice in 2 cups of water to achieve a creamy consistency.  You might use a masher to soften the rice to ensure a creamy consistency.  Add yogurt…

Chicken/ Seafood Paella Recipe

Chicken/ Seafood Paella    2 cups rice 2 elachi 1 stick cinnamon Salt    Poil rice with above ingredients and drain when done. Fry2gratedonionsin ½ cup oil.  Drain off oil when gold in colour.  Cool onions. Marinate chicken thus   500g chicken (cut in small pieces) 1 tspginger/garlic 1 tsp red chilli 1 tsp salt…

Hazelnut Crepes Recipe

Hazelnut Crepes   In a large bowl, whisk together until smooth: ½ cup brown rice flour ¼ cup tapioca flour ¼ cup potato starch flour ¼ cup hazelnut cocoa powder Pinch of salt 1 tablespoon melted butter 2 eggs 1 cup dairy free milk   Pour ¼ cup of batter into slightly buttered non-stick pan. …

Khameer Rotlas Recipe

Khameer Rotlas Recipe     4 cups flour ½ cube yeast 1 tbsp ghee ½ egg 1 tbsp sugar ¼ cup milk ½ tsp salt 1 tblsp oil    Mix sugar into yeast.  Sift dry ingredients together.  Add beaten eggs, oil, ghee and milk to yeast mixture and form into dough, using as much of…

Fiery Potatoes

How to Make Fiery Potatoes   4 tbsp coconut oil 1/2 tsp black mustard seeds 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds 1 tbsp peeled ,minced fresh ginger 2 tsp chopped fresh green chili 1/2 tsp turmeric Salt to taste 1/2 tsp ground red chili 1 kg peeled boiled potatoes cut into medium cubes, 1/4 cup shredded sweetened…

Mixed Vegetables

125g/4 ½ oz (1/2 cup) ghee or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 ½ teaspoons chopped ginger 4 cloves garlic, chopped 125g/4 ¼ oz (1 medium) onion, chopped 3 green chillies, de-seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 tablespoon ground coriander 1 kg / 2 ¾ oz (1/2 cup) coconut milk, fresh  or…

Yogurt Chutney

Yogurt Chutney (2½ cups )   2 cups plain yogurt 1 tsp sea slat 1 pinch ground black pepper 2 tbsp chopped fresh coriander ½ tsp ground cumin     Place the yogurt in a bowl.   Add the remaining ingredients, except the cayenne.  Mix well.  Place in a serving bowl.  Sprinkle with cayenne to garnish….

Holiday punch

  Holiday Punch Serves 50   3 cups sugar 3 cups water 4 cups cranberry juice cocktalil 3 cups lemon juice 2 cups orange juice 2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice 2 quarts ginger ale   Combine sugar and water in saucepan; stir over heat until sugar dissolves.  Bring to boiling point; let boil, without stirring,…

Tasty Chicken Baskets

Tasty Chicken Baskets Makes 40 – 50 baskets   Baskets (directions follow)  Filling 2 cups chopped cooked chicken meat 5 slices bacon, fried and crumbled 3 tablespoons diced, pared apple ½ teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper ¼ cup mayonnaise ¼ cup finely chopped pecans 4 ounce can mushrooms, chopped   Combine and mix all filling…

Chicken Kuma

How to Make Chicken Kurma 1/4 cup grated cup unsweetened coconut 1 1/2 tbsp raw cashew pieces 1 tbsp white poppy seeds 6 tbsp coconut oil 1 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions 3 tsp minced garlic 3 tsp minced ginger 3 tsp finely chopped fresh green chili 1 cup chopped tomatoes 4 tbsp coarsely chopped…

Soji Puri(Cream of wheat puri)

2 cup flour (minus 3 tablespoons) 2 tsp oil ½ cup milk/water 3 tablespoons soji (cream of wheat) ½ tsp salt   Boil milk/water. Sift flour, soji and salt.  Rub in ghee and make dough with hot milk/water.  Roll out and fry like puris.

Masala Papad

How To Make Masala Papad   6 papads 4 tbsp chopped cilantro 4 tbsp chopped tomato 1 tbsp minced green chilli 4 tbsp freshly squeezed  lime juice 1 tsp chopped curry leaves Method     Cook papad till wavy  or in microwave  about 30 second.       In the bowl mix all together onions,tomato,cilantro,curry leaves,chiles,and lime…

Pepperoni Balls

  1 Package hot roll mix ¼ pound mozzarella cheese cut in cubes ¼ – ½ lb pepperoni, thinly sliced   Prepare roll mix according to package directions, but omitting egg and using I cup water.  Dough does not need to rise.  Place one cheese cube on one pepperoni slice.  Pinch off a piece of…

Arunachal Fish Curry

Arunachal Fish Curry   4 salmon steaks, halved 1 teaspoon salt or to taste 1 tablespoon lemon juice ¼ – ½ teaspoon chilli powder ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 6 oz.  Canned chopped tomatoes with their juice or fresh tomatoes, skinned and chopped ½ oz fresh cilantro leaves and stalks 1-2 green chillies, seeded and chopped…