Celery Salad in yogurt dressing

Quick one . No fuss recipe. Chopped celery- 1/2 cup Diced cucumber- 1 cup Fresh cherries- 10-12 Steamed green peas- 1/4th cup Toasted walnuts handful Parsley chopped- 1 tblspn Freshly ground black pepper- 1/2 tspn Thick curd 1/4th cup Lemon juice- 1 tspn Extra virgin olive oil 2 tblspn Salt to taste Method- Mix everything…

Chopped Celery- 1 cup , Garlic chopped- 1 tblspn, Onion chopped- 2 tblspn , Sliced potato- 1 medium size , Bay leaf 1, Cayan pepper- 1/4th tspn, Black pepper crushed- 1 tspn, Thin Cashew paste- 2 tblspn , Fresh cream/curd/ sour cream 2 tblspn, Nigela seeds/Kalonji- 1/2 tspn, White sesame seeds- 1 tspn , Cashew…

Melon Scrape Chutney..zero waste cooking

I have taken up the challenge myself for following  zero waste cooking during this lock down. Using all peels scrapes either to make some curries, stir fries or even to make stalks. Bought 1 melon and in my last post I posted the recipe of Pan cakes made with white scrapes of water melon. It…

Melon Peel Pancake… Dosa…No waste cooking

Come Summer time..its Melon time ….but alas!!! Locked down at home..60+ are strictly advised to stay at home..Can’t visit market to fetch fresh fruits and vegetables…I am missing shopping in vegetable and fruit markets. The aroma, searching out for best picking the right one. Ah…. Depending on home deliveries which I always hated. I was…

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…

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…

Harre Matar Ka Nimona….Grounded green peas curry

Nimona!!! My favourite winter curry. Green pas are in abundance , and this is one vegetable I love put it in most of my curries in winters. And if it is with only green peas, its a delight. The deep green curry is not only treat to the eyes but also treat for the belly….