Day 18: Green beans with toasted sesame, crushed nuts and chilli flakes

This is one of my favourites! It tasted great with the leftover cumin lamb of yesterday. Have it with garlic noodles and you’re guaranteed to be in a good mood for the rest of the day Ingredients 1. 250 g green beans 2. 3 cloves garlic 3. 1 tsp crushed garlic 4. 1 1/2 tbspContinue reading “Day 18: Green beans with toasted sesame, crushed nuts and chilli flakes”

Day 17: Cumin lamb with red chilli’s

This is one of those soul satisfying feel- good meals! Much needed when you have just heard that the lockdown has been extended by another 19 days. It’s the middle of a busy week full of studies, and it’s time for my stomach to get some comfort too. This recipe is for 4 people andContinue reading “Day 17: Cumin lamb with red chilli’s”

Day 16 : Grilled eggplant with curry leaves

I struggled to find a name for this. I scourged the net and could not find any version of it. It’s possibly my mom’s most creative recipe! Now for me, eggplant is a straight no no – think it’s one of those acquired tastes. My sister too disliked it earlier but now that she’s aContinue reading “Day 16 : Grilled eggplant with curry leaves”

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 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 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”