Paneer Block making at home

Easy steps for Paneer making at home Yield- 220 gms pure paneer Time taken: 20 min till curdling milk  1 hr for setting the block We are under lockdown phase though out the country. It’s the need of the hour and we must follow it for our wellness.   We are locked at home, not able…

Kadi Pakora with Crispy Palak

Kadi or Karhi refers to a thick gravy prepared primarily using yogurt and black chickpea flour or besan . However variant of this dish is seen in different  region in India.  In northern India specially in Punjab the gravy contains vegetable fritters called pakoras, In western Region, Rajasthani Kadi differs from Punjabi Kadi. They sometimes use…

VOTE For me…nominated for BigF award of Indian Food Freak

Hello friends!! I am thrilled to share that I have been nominated for an award called ‘Big F’ in home chef category on social media. A big thank you to all of you for always appreciating my cooking passion and showering love! Time to shower some more love and support to win this exciting title…

SAAG PAITA…green leaf curry with lentil

SAAG PAITA, is a highly nutritious dish which is a combination of lentil and greens. It’s a very common preparation in UP household. It requires minimal spices and key part of the recipe is theTadka or “Chhaunk” as per UP language.The sizzling sound of Chhauka or the tampering with aroma of Ghee and garam masala…

GOBHI MUSALLAM

Gobhi Musallam is the vegetarian version of extremely popular dish Murg Musallam. Musallam literally meaning is Whole. The reference of  Musallam is available in writtings of Ibn Batuta as well as Abul Fazl. Its referred as Musamman and probably later evolved as  Musallam.  Its about whole chicken cooked with rich spices. The recipe I share…

Leek and Carrot Soup

Winter delight!! Creamy hot soup in cold winter. Its healthy. No refined flour, no sugar no fat. Get the creamy texture without using cream. Ingredients: Orange Carrots- 2 medium Leek- 1 Garlic cloves- 3 Chopped Onion- 1 tblspn White pepper optional Salt to taste Olive or any veg oil- 1 tspn Water or vegetable broth-2…

Roshomoti- Bhaja Puli

Bhaja Puli are one of the popular sweet dish made during Poush Parbon or the harvesting festival in Bengal.  These are melt in mouth stuffed Pithas. Shells are  prepared with boiled sweet potato and gobindobhog rice flour. Stuffing is of coconut, date palm  jaggary and nuts. These are deep fried and then dipped in jaggary…

Patishapta Pitha….Stuffed rice flour crapes

Patishapta Pitha are one of the most popular sweet dish made diring Poush Parbon or the harvesting festival in Bengal. These are basically rice flour crepes filled with coconut or khoya (reduced milk) stuffing. In all the stuffed pithas, the outer shell is called Khol and the stuffing is called Pur. I learnt the original…