Day 31: Pan tossed Vegetables in Nut Butter

Midweek, lots done and lots to do. A quick and simple recipe which my sister taught me. She of course does variations but I’m sticking to the basic one. It’s yummy! Ingredients 1. 2 zucchini’s-about 7” in length. 2. 1/2 box mushrooms – 1 bowl 3. 1 bowl of broccoli florets 4. 1 tbsp hazelnutContinue reading “Day 31: Pan tossed Vegetables in Nut Butter”

Day 29 : Smoked Aubergine

It’s a light, fragrant meal and certainly something different Ingredients 1. Round aubergine/eggplant/ baingan – 350-400g 2. 4 small onions – do not use dark ones 3. 3 green chilli’s 4. 1/2 tsp jeera (cumin) powder preferably freshly ground 5. 1/2 tsp salt 6. Pinch of garam masala 7. One bowl of Greek or hungContinue reading “Day 29 : Smoked Aubergine”

Day 28 : Chakli aloo (potatoes)

Another simple potato dish, easy to make but delicious. Serves 3 Ingredients 1. 3 medium potatoes 2. 2 green chilli’s 3. 1/2 tsp chilli powder 4. 1/2 tsp salt 5. Pinch of jeera / cumin powder 6. 1/2 tsp of coriander powder 7. 1/4 tsp haldi / turmeric 8. 2 tbsp oil Method 1. WashContinue reading “Day 28 : Chakli aloo (potatoes)”

Day 27: Chicken curry

A simple curry, possibly made in every Indian household with their own variations. Here is ours: Ingredients 1. 2 tbsp oil 2. 1 bay leaf 3. 1 black cardamom 4. 1 tsp cumin/jeera 5. 1 cinnamon stick 6. 1 tsp coriander powder 7. 1/3 tsp chilli powder 8. 1/2 tsp haldi 9. 1/2 tsp saltContinue reading “Day 27: Chicken curry”

Day 26 : One pot egg meal

For those busy Friday’s, after a long week of video calls and work in isolation. It’s quick to make and very filling. Serves 2 Ingredients 1. 4 eggs 2. 4 small slices of any bread 3. 1 medium tomato 4. 1 medium onion 5. 1/2 tsp salt 6. 1/4 tsp chilli flakes 7. 1 tbspContinue reading “Day 26 : One pot egg meal”

Day 25: Stir fry crispy chicken with noodles

Serves 6 Ingredients for Noodles 1. 1 packet noodles 2. 1 carrot 3. 100 g green beans 4. 100 g broccoli 5. 1 small onion 6. 4 pods of garlic 7. 2 stalks of spring onions 8. 1 tbsp oil Method for the noodles 1. Wash and cut the vegetables and garlic into thin andContinue reading “Day 25: Stir fry crispy chicken with noodles”

Day 24: Bazaari Chole

This is my Nani’s recipe which we have always used. Tried and tested a million times over! Such a versatile dish, have it with kulchas ,rotis or as a chaat with aloo tikkis or the way my dad likes it – with plain bread! Ingredients 1. One cup white channas/ chickpeas 2. 3 cups ofContinue reading “Day 24: Bazaari Chole”

Day 23 : Spinach crepes with Roasted vegetables

Healthy and easy one to do especially if you are working or studying and have little time to cook. This recipe makes around 6 crepes It’s colourful as well and makes a very pretty picture Crepes Ingredients 1. 1 cup of boiled spinach 2. 1/3 cup flour 3. 1/3 cup whole wheat flour ( atta)Continue reading “Day 23 : Spinach crepes with Roasted vegetables”

Day 22: Andhra curry with chicken and eggplant

Now that I have been cooking and learning for the past 21 days, I am feeling a bit more confident to take on some challenging recipes. I discovered that the difficult ones are challenging, but not impossible. It’s just more lengthy and requires more ingredients. Another learning is that Indian cooking is far more forgivingContinue reading “Day 22: Andhra curry with chicken and eggplant”