After a long week of festivity and over indulgence of sweets and mouthwatering dishes, it’s time to mellow down and eat something healthy which is packed with nutrients. Today’s recipe is just that, we are making Veg Soya Kheema or Queema, the key ingredients used is obviously Soya. If you want to give it an authentic kheema feel then you have got to use Soya granules. Soak the soya until soft and then cook them in a thick tomato and onion gravy, enhance the flavor by using homemade masala, add to the richness by adding paneer and then use little bit of more butter or ghee…totally optional. Slow cooked Veg Soya Kheema is ready to be served. Do try this recipe and enjoy!
Who does not like anything cooked in a tandoor, but mind you tandoor cooking is an art to master over time. So we just decided to give it our own version of tandoor cooking. Today’s recipe is just, that making tandoor cooking easy. Tandoori Gobi is just one of the few dishes that are apt for all veggie food lovers. Pieces of gobi florets marinated in a thick yogurt and mildly spiced marinade. Smoked for 30 minutes with the help of hot burning charcoal and ghee, until the smoky flavor and aroma is captured in the Gobi and then delicately skewered and cooked over direct heat until lightly charred and cooked. Tandoori Gobi is a popular Indian appetizer and every piece is full of flavor, delicious and mouthwatering.
If you’ve been to Amritsar then you must have seen in every nook and corner a dhaba or a eating joint, which serves Plain and stuffed Kulcha. Amritsar is no doubt the food heaven that serves all and any kind of Indian breads, from plain to stuffed, you name it and you’ll get it. Today we are focusing on one of the many plain stuffed bread that is stuffed Amritsari Aloo Kulcha. The dough is made with flour and baking powder, kneaded to a soft dough and then laminated and layered with butter or ghee, this steps gives the kulcha it’s layers and texture. Stuffed perfectly with seasoned potatoes stuffing, and then cooked on a tava over directly flame until soft and crispy. Served with Pindi Chole or just plain curd and pickles. Do try.
Looking to make something tasty and quick for your kids, then here is a kid friendly recipe which will always be a big hit with kids. Stuffed Macaroni pasta, homemade veggie sauce stuffed in macaroni shells, and tossed with homemade pasta sauce. Lightly flavored and packs a punch. Whether tossed or stuffed, pasta makes a healthy family meal and it’s quick to make. So there is no need to slave away in the kitchen, make this pasta and enjoy a happy meal with your kids and family.
Today let’s make Tandoori Soya Chaap Tikka. A delicious vegetarian take on the tandoori chicken tikka. This versatile dish can be served as a starter; it’s made with soya pieces marinated in a heavy marinade of rich spices, cream and butter. The uniqueness of this recipe is you can prepare this dish in tandoori style without using a tandoor. You can cook it directly over high heat and still get the same street style taste which we all crave for.
Looking forward for an upcoming party, but you’re running out of ideas. Then you’ve come to the right place. Tandoori Aloo is a simple recipe and can be served as a starter. It can be a part of your Tandoori Platter as well. It’s prepared with boiled potatoes, which are marinated with fresh green mint and coriander paste, pan fried and smoked. And it can be made quickly with minimal ingredients, available at your home. This is a definite winner.
Samosa is the most loved and sought after snack recipe, relished in India. These small crispy, triangles are so addictive, and are a popular specialty snack in all Irani Cafes around the country, and it’s most popular in Hyderabad. These samosas, also goes by the name of Irani Samosas. Most regular samosas have a filling of potatoes and peas, but with time a lot of variations have been added specially concerning the filling. This recipe has a filling of corn, fragrant spices and a secret ingredient, pressed rice most commonly known as poha. The samosa have a super crispy and smooth exterior and is loaded with awesome filling in the inside. Serve them at your party or just enjoy them alone with a cup of hot Irani Chai.
Pindi Chole is a classic dish from Punjab. It is spicy in nature and is flavored with loads of spice powders. It is chickpeas, cooked in aromatic spices and this recipe does not use onions or tomatoes. Very basic but yet wholesome. Do try and enjoy with friends and family.
Lassi is a creamy, frothy yogurt-based drink, blended with water and sugar. Here is a Sweet Lassi recipe with a modern take on the traditional Indian favorite. Learn how to make a classic Lassi along with different variety options, to cool you on a hot sunny day. It’s a very refreshing drink and you can never go wrong making this simple and magical drink.
When we talk about comfort food in India, I bet it will be Rajma Chawal, hands down. It is a delicious Indian recipe served as a Main. Available in most of the restaurants, households and dhabas in North India. Tender soft red kidney beans cooked in onion and tomatoes base gravy and array of spices. Slow simmered and cooked with love and care. Very popular hearty rustic meals with a rich gravy.