Day 43 : Garlicky mushrooms with courgette and eggplant

My sister’s go-to recipe when she’s short of time but wants to have a healthy and filling meal. Put these delicious garlicky vegetables on nicely toasted sourdough bread!! I never thought of using yogurt in western cooking so it’s a new learning for me. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did! Ingredients 1.Continue reading “Day 43 : Garlicky mushrooms with courgette and eggplant”

Day 36: Fusion beetroot salad

It’s a bit of a fusion – a western vinaigrette but with Indian styled toppings Very quick and easy to prepare – makes a light and cool salad which is perfect as a starter or side dish. Ingredients 3 small – medium sized beetroots 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp of oil (for frying) 1Continue reading “Day 36: Fusion beetroot salad”

Day 35 : Savoury muffins with mushroom and corn bechamel sauce

Decided to experiment with the same spinach batter used for the crepes (on day 23) , but this time, make it into muffins! Ingredients 1. 2 heaped tablespoons of flour 2. 2 heaped tablespoons of whole wheat flour (atta) 3. 1 large egg 4. 1/2 cup milk 5. Minch of nutmeg 6. 3 tbsp ParmesanContinue reading “Day 35 : Savoury muffins with mushroom and corn bechamel sauce”

Day 33: Chicken Barley Khichdi

Khichdi was made in our house when we had fever or any illness as such, so I’ve always associated it with being unwell. A few years ago we visited a restaurant in Delhi which had mutton khichdi on its menu. My Dad being adventurous as always ordered it and it turned out to be theContinue reading “Day 33: Chicken Barley Khichdi”

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 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 10 : Tari wala channa (chickpeas with gravy)

This is another one of those which my Dad has in two ways – the conventional way, which is with rice , and the unconventional way which is the leftovers with some hard bread. It freezes well too. For 4 people Ingredients 1 cup of channas / chickpeas 4 cups of water 1 bay leafContinue reading “Day 10 : Tari wala channa (chickpeas with gravy)”

Day 7 : Chicken tikka kathi roll

Today is a Sunday, and I thought a nice, fulfilling yet easy-to-eat meal which dad could enjoy while relaxing and watching Netflix. This is for four rolls (8 halves) Ingredients for chicken tikka 350 gm thigh boneless chicken cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces 2 tbsp Greek yogurt 1 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/2 tspContinue reading “Day 7 : Chicken tikka kathi roll”

Day 5 : Soya tikki (veg) / Shami kebab (non veg with Hari chutney

Very versatile! it can be a main meal or a snack, be used as tikkis or as a burger patty, be made in large batches or small.. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups soya granules 1 onion medium sized 1 tsp chopped garlic 1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger 1 tsp jeera/cumin powder 1 1/2 tsp dhania/coriander powderContinue reading “Day 5 : Soya tikki (veg) / Shami kebab (non veg with Hari chutney”