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 20: Simple dahi chicken

If you are short of time and want to do something quick. Have it with hari chutney (recipe given on day 5) I gave this recipe to dad in the morning and he tried it out for lunch. These are his pictures! Ingredients 300-400 g chicken boneless 3 tbsp dahi/yogurt One bay leaf 4-5 blackContinue reading “Day 20: Simple dahi chicken”