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.
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.
Festival season is just about to begin, why not make some healthy and delicious snacks, Moong Dal Mini Samosas. Crispy on the outside and packed with sweet, sour, spicy and nutty flavor filling inside, not to forget this mini samosas are made with homemade wrappers as well. These mini samosas are perfect little bites, widely popular snacks served during festival. These namkeen snacks can be baked as well as fried. They are irresistible and mouthwatering.
Momos are a street specialty in North and the North East of India. Yes and it has a good fan following around the world as well. But friends, no dish is complete in India if it does not have the masaledar and chatpata Indian tandoori touch. So if you’ve always loved momos and are looking for something unique then this is the recipe for you. Soft vegetable momos, fried and then tossed in tandoori marinade, skewered and then grilled, the best part of the recipe is you can also smoke the momos and simply cook it in a pan. This is a fresh take on India’s one of most popular street foods Momo’s.
Kadhi Pakora is made almost in every Indian household and in every region of India. There are many variations to making a kadhi but the basic recipe is the same, using besan, sour curd and spices. Slow cooked over low heat for almost an hour. To add some more uniqueness to the kadhi, super soft fried pakoras are also added to enhance the flavour of the kadhi. It’s a healthy and extremely tasty dish. Learn how to make authentic Punjabi Kadhi Pakora right here.
Today’s recipe hails from Rajasthan, very popular snack which can be made in various variations. We are talking about Kachori commonly known as Khasta Kachauri. Kachori’s are deep fried crispy and crunchy pastry balls stuffed with a savoury filling of moong dal, besan and a mild sweet and spicy dry masala. This recipe is unique in its own way, the outer covering is not made using maida rather its made with suji or semolina, which is a much healthier option. The most important part of the recipe is to ensure that the kachoris turn crispy from outside and super soft and moist from inside. Let’s get to it.
Paneer Parcha, a dish close to paneer pasanda though quite different.
This restaurant style paneer recipe, is a perfect one to dish out to serve with rotis, parathas, naans, steamed rice, pulao, basically any side dish.
A mild flavored rich birista-cashew-yogurt based gravy along with a slice of paneer which has been sandwiched with veggies and grilled. Try it out now!
Step 1: Add Plain flour to a mixing bowl.
Little high on the fats, but this paneer parcha tastes divine. Much better than the one I tasted at the restaurant. Why not try this and share a virtual treat with me? That’s all for today, keep cooking & stay fantastic!
Navratri, a festival filled with joy, happiness, positivity is all here! It’s the time when we fast for 9 days, pray to god, play garba-dandia.. Talking about the fast, people follow different rituals for it, Some eat food once a day, some eat only falhari food once a day, some eat food with no salt, some with only sendha/rock salt, some eat only fruits, some only drink water or milk, some eat only satvik food.. Many other rituals are there, all families follow different things but what brings them together is the God & the energy & positivity God gives us while fasting!
My family follows to eat Satvik Food Once a day in the festival. So, today is the Day 1 of the Nine Day Festival, and here’s the Satvik thali I made for today 🙂