Day 13: Makhani Paneer

Now this is a weekend treat! Perfect for a lazy Saturday – an indulgent lunch followed by an afternoon of relaxation. You can have this with lachha paratha (layered paratha) or rice! Normally, we make it with fresh paneer / cottage cheese, but since we don’t have any I have used the frozen one. IngredientsContinue reading “Day 13: Makhani Paneer”

Day 11: Masala Bhindi / Ladyfinger (okra)

Ingredients Ladyfinger / bhindi 500 g 2 tbsp oil 2 medium onions 2 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp haldi / turmeric powder 3/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp amchoor / mango powder Note : this looks deceptively simple but beware as it is a bit tricky to make as it can stickContinue reading “Day 11: Masala Bhindi / Ladyfinger (okra)”

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 9 : Sambar

Now this is something my dad can have bowls of anytime of the day! I bet he’s going to keep a bowl aside for breakfast tomorrow! The way he has it, the next morning,cold and thick poured over a couple of slices of bread accompanied with a hot cup of coffee We use a hostContinue reading “Day 9 : Sambar”

Day 8: Masala gobhi aloo (cauliflower with potatoes)

Ingredients 500 g gobhi (cauliflower) 2 medium sized potatoes 2 medium onions 2 large red tomatoes 1 tbsp of ginger 1 tsp whole jeera / cumin 3/4 tsp salt 1 1/2 tsp turmeric / haldi 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tbsp oil 2 green chilli’s Method 1. Peel the potatoes. Cut the potatoes and gobhiContinue reading “Day 8: Masala gobhi aloo (cauliflower with potatoes)”

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”