Kakara Pitha

Kakara pitha or kakhara pitha is originated in Orissa and a few varieties are now present according to the main

Khejur gur payesh

Recipe for Khejur Gurer(Nalen Gurh) Payesh

  Ingredients: 1 tblsp raisins 1 cup basmati rice 3 green cardamoms 1 tblsp cashew nuts 2 cup Khejur gur


Potoler Dolma: Indian impact on Turkish Dolma recipe

Potoler Dolma: Indian impact on Turkish Dolma recipe The Turkish exports famous in India are most certainly the Kebabs and

Schejwan paneer

Schezwan paneer

Ingredients: Paneer- 250 gms, cut into large cubes Chopped onions- 2tbsp Chopped ginger and garlic- 1tsp Chopped capsicum- 2tbsp Chopped

Malai Kofta Curry

A tasty kofta curry. Preparation time : 30 minutes Cooking time : 40 minutes. Serves :6. Ingredients: For the koftas.

Gujarati oondhiya

Gujarati oondhiya cooked in the original style and served in an earthen pot with delicious chutneys and sauces. Preparation time

Rajma (Red Kidney Beans) Curry – A favourite from Punjab

Preparation time : 20 minutes Cooking time : 20 minutes. Serves : 6. Ingredients: 1 teacup red kidney beans (rajma)

Mixed Vegetable Kofta in Tomato Curry

Ingredients 1/2 cup Frozen Corn 1/2 cup Frozen Peas 1/2 cup Green Beans cut in small pieces 1/2 cup Carrots

Matar Palak (Spinach and Peas)

Ingredients 1 bunch of spinach 1 cup of green peas 1 medium sized tomato 1 medium sized onion 1 medium


Makes: 15 pieces Shelf-life: Refrigerator fresh 2-3 days. Ingredients: 4 Measuring cup milk for chenna (2% milk) 3 measuring cup

Vegetable Kofta

INGREDIENTS : Potatoes – 6 big nos. Carrots – 3 cups (sliced) Onions – 3 nos. (sliced finely) Garlic –

South Indian Salad

Indian salads are simple salads usually consisting of cucumbers, tomatoes, radish,red onions, carrots sprinkled with salt and roasted crushed cumin

Dum Gobhi (Cauliflower steamed with herbs and spices)

Ingredients: 1 lb. cauliflower 1/2 tsp chili powder 1/4 tsp tumeric 2 tsp grated ginger root 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes

Dum Ka Karela (Bitter Gourd)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour 15 minutes plus baking time Ingredients: 12 bitter gourds (karelas) Salt to taste 15

Aloo Gobhi Methi Ka Tuk

Serves: Four Time required: 35 minutes Ingredients: 4 (500 g) large potatoes with skin 200 g fenugreek Salt to taste

Bhakar Wadi (Spicy gram flour snack)

Serves: Four Time required: One hour Ingredients: 240 g. gram flour 120 g. wheat flour salt to taste a pinch

Motichoor Ke Laddoo

Ingredients For boondi: 2 1/2 cups gram flour (not superfine variety) 500 ml. milk 1/2 tsp. cardamom powder 3 cups


Ingredients: Gram flour 200gms. Curd (yogurt) 1 cup Chopped green chili 1 tbsp. Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp. Mustard seeds 1

Daal Makhani

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups toor dal, washed and drained 2 tomatoes, medium sized, cut into large pieces A pinch of

Vegetable Pulao

Ingredients 3 cups of rice, boiled A bunch of coriander leaves. 3-4 green chillies. 2 tsp of coconut, shredded 3

Gobi Manchurian Or Cauliflower Manchurian

Ingredients 1 small Cauliflower, cut into flowerets 2 tbsp garlic paste 2 tbsp ginger paste 2 tsp red chilli powder

Vegetable Cutlet

Ingredients 1 medium size carrot 1 medium size potato 1 medium size beet root (optional) 4-5 Beans Peas (optional) To

Vegetable Pie

Ingredients 2 cups plain flour (maida) 100 gms. chilled butter 1/2 tsp. salt chilled water For Filling 2 cups Chopped

Pav Bhaji

Ingredients 8 pavs (squarish soft buns about 4″ x 5″ size) butter to shallow fry. For Bhaji 1 capsicum chopped

Chana Bhatura / Chhola Bhatura

Ingredients For Channa 1 cup kabuli channa soaked overnight 1 large tomato 2 large onions 1 1/2 tbsp. chopped coriander

Masala Dosa

Ingredients: 1 cup plain rice. 1 cup parboiled rice. 1/4 cup white udad dal. 1/2 tsp. methi (fenugreek) seeds 1


Ingredients 2 cups urad dal 3 cups sugar 300 ml. water saffron colour 1/2 tsp. cardomom ground 500 gms. ghee

Sweet Pongal

Ingredients (for two people) :- Moong dhal – 1/2 cup. Rice – 1/2 cup. Milk Coconut cashew jaggery raisins (khish-mish

Sarson ka saag

Ingredients 1 bunch sarson greens 1 bunch spinach 1 onion grated 1/2 tsp. each ginger & garlic grated 3 green

Hot Kachori

Ingredients For cover: 1 1/2 cup plain flour 3 tbsp. oil salt to taste cold water to knead dough For

Masala Vada

Ingredients 1 cup yellow gram (chana) dak 1/2 cup onion finely chopped 1/2 cup coriander finely chopped 1/2 cup dill


Ingredients For cover: 1 cup plain flour (maida) 2 tbsp. warm oil water to knead dough For filling: 2 potatoes

Malai Kofta

Ingredients: Gravy: 125 gms. cream 75 gms. khoya or paneer 150 ml. milk 50 gms. cashewnuts 3 tsp. white pepper

Navratan Korma

Ingredients: 2 cups peas boiled 1 large carrot chopped and boiled 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1/4 cup curd 1/4 cup

Potato in curd gravy

Ingredients: 3 medium. potatoes boiled and peeled 1 cup curd or yogurt beaten 1 tsp. red chilli powder 1 tsp.

sahi paneer

Shahi Paneer (Cottage Cheese)

Ingredients: 250 gms. paneer (cottge cheese) 3 tbsp. ghee or butter 1 onion chopped into strips 1/2″ piece ginger chopped

Sindhi Saibhaji

Ingredients: 1 each – carrot, capsicum, onion, small cabbage,potato, brinjal, tomato, ladyfinger (okra) 100 gms. french beans 1/2 bunch each

Gobi Manchurian – Cauliflower Manchurian

INGREDIENTS: 1 medium. cauliflower clean and broken into big florets. 1 small bunch spring onoin finely chopped 2 tsp. ginger

Aloo Palak – A Potato Spinach Curry

Ingredients 3 cups chopped spinach 2 large onoins chopped fine 2 large potatoes boiled and peeled 1 tomato grated 2

Mixed Vegetable Curry and Mushroom Curry

Mixed Vegetable Curry Ingredients: 6 small onions, quartered 6 small tomatoes, quartered 6 cauliflower florets 6 baby potatoes 1/2 lb.

Two wonderful recipes with Cabbage And Potato

Cabbage & Potato Curry Ingredients: 1 lb. shredded cabbage 2 onions chopped fine 1 tsp. ginger paste 1 tsp. garlic


Aloo Gobi – Cauliflower & Potato Curry

Cauliflower holds a special place in the Indian heart, especially since it is a seasonal vegetable to be prized in


Salt Lassi-

Lassi is a popular and traditional yoghurt based  drink  which originates in the Punjab region . Now it is widespread


Onion Rings

A quick and easy snack that can be eaten on its own or as accompaniment with a meal. Ingredients: 2


Potoler Paturi (Pointed Gourd dry curry)

Ingredients: 1. 10 pointed gourd,deskinned longitudinally at alternate places to make strips. Make few slits along the length to allow


JEERA (cumin seed ) RICE RECIPE

One common Indian rice item Ingredients: 1 cup Basmati rice 2 tsp Jeera (cumin seeds) 2 tbsp Cashewnuts 3 Whole

Red Split Lentils with Cumin Seeds (Masoor dal)

MASUR DAL(Curried Red Lentils)

This is the standard dal recipe. You can go from standing in front of your kitchen cabinets to having a steaming


Egg Dosa Sandwich

Ingredients: 1. 250 ml Dosa batter 2. 4 eggs, whiped 3. 1 big onion, thinly sliced 4. 1 capcicum, thinly


Green Peas Dhokla – Microwave Version

Easy and delicious dhoklas that are made more nutritious with the addition of green peas. Serve this with green chutney


Paneer Bhurji

The most authentic version of paneer bhurji is from Amritsar in Punjab, where it is one of the more popular



1 1/2 cups besan (gram flour) 1/2 tsp. red chilli powder (cayenne pepper) Salt to taste 1 cup potatoes or


Lemon Rice

Ingredients Rice 1 cup Oil 2 tbsp. Mustard Seeds 1 tsp. Urad Daal 1 tsp. Chana Daal 1 tsp. Cashews


Coconut Chutney

India is famous for its chutneys.  It is usually eaten in small amounts to add flavour and to accent a


Kashmiri Paneer

If you want to have something quick and yummy in your dinner then you can try this recipe. Ingredients: Paneer-


Green Mango soup

A traditional Bengali meal consists of five to six courses, starting with something bitter and ending with a sweet dessert.


Sahi Mutter Paneer

Ingredients: 1. 250 gms paneer 2. 100 gms butter 3. 100 ml cream 4. 4 big onions 5. 3 tomatoes

Aamras ki kadhi

Aamras ki kadhi (Mango Curry) – Another recipe by Aditya Bal

Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 large cup aamras or pulpy,ripe mango puree 1 cup raw, green mango puree 1 and a

methi poori

Methi poori

Ingredients: 1. Methi leaves chopped  (2 cups) 2. Wheat flour (ata)   (1 & 1/2 cup) 3. Curd  (2 table spoon)

alu ka dum

Alu ka Dum

Ingredients: 1. Alu (1/2 Kg) 2. Tomato (3 medium size)- Boiled, peel skin and make into a thick paste (puree)

poha chivda

Poha chivda

Ingredients: Poha (Beaten Rice) – 2Cups Mustard Seeds (Rai) – 1 tsp Green Chilies (chopped) – 1-2 nos. Curry Leaves

dahi vada

Dahi vada

Ingredients: Urad Daal – 1 Cup (250gms) Soda Bicarb – 1-2 Pinch Curd – 1 Cup Red Chili Powder –

coconut bean

Delicious coconut beans

  Ingredients: 250gms Fresh Green Beans cut into 1 inches and steamed Half cup grated coconut Half Tea Spoon Black

gobhi pakoda

gobhi pakoda

  Ingredients: Cauliflower Florets(Gobhi ke fool) – 1 Cup Besan 1 Cup Ajwain – ¼ Tea Spoon Red Chili Powder

vegetable khichdi

vegetable khichdi

Ingredients: • Basmati Rice – 1 Cup • Lentil (Masoor Dal) – ½ Cup • Green Beans cut into 1

tomato corn soup

Tomato Corn Soup

Ingredients: • Tomatoes – 6 nos. (Medium Size) • Shredded Carrots – 2 nos. (Medium Size) • Sweet Corn –

Aloo Posto

Ingredients:   2 Big Potatoes diced Poppy Seeds (Posta/Khus Khus) – 3 Table Spoon Paanch Phoran/Kalonji Seeds (Nigella) – ½

Nutrela Munchurian

Nutrela Manchurian

Nutrela Crispies Ingredients: 1 Cup Nutrela Mini Chunks Treated (Wash, Boiled with salt and Squeezed) 3 Table Spoon Flour (Atta)

beguni-brinjal pakoda

Brinjal Pakoda or ‘Beguni’ in bengali

Brinjal Pakoda (“Beguni” in bengali) Ingredients: Brinjal 1 Medium Size Besan 1 Cup Ajwain – 2 Pinch Red Chili Powder

coconut samosa

Coconut Samosa

Filling Ingredients 1) Grated coconut 2) Grated Half inch Ginger 3) Chopped green chilies 4) Raisins (Kishmish) 5) 1/2 Tbsp

aloo tikki chaat

Aloo Tikki Chaat

Ingredients 1) Boiled and smashed 2 Big Potatoes 2) Boil the white matar with salt 3) Cucumber and Tomato cut

paapad chaat

Papad chat

Ingredients for Papad Chaat 1) 2 Medium Size Daal Paapad 2) Half Cup Boiled Matar 3) Whole Sprouted Moong ¼


Vegetable idli

Ingredients: • 1 Cup Rice • ¼ Cup Urad Daal • Green Beans, Tomatoes and Carrot cut into small pieces