Day 46: Shiraae

Very simple dish with few ingredients and barely any cooking! It’s a cool, refreshing Japanese salad which is very flavoursome and healthy. When my mother told me it was highly nutritious I was naturally against the idea because I thought of bland food, but this is light and beautifully flavoured. Ingredients 1. 200 g firmContinue reading “Day 46: Shiraae”

Day 42 : Chana dal with wadi and palak (lentils with sun-dried spiced dumplings and spinach)

We rarely make this at home but it is my Nani’s favourite and I thought this could be something for her this Mother’s Day. She loves the taste of wadi because it adds an amazing flavour and can even uplift the simplest of dishes (like ghia sabzi). Wadi is an intrinsically Punjabi ingredient which transportsContinue reading “Day 42 : Chana dal with wadi and palak (lentils with sun-dried spiced dumplings and spinach)”

Day 39 : Yummy Palak Chaat

This is not the traditional way of making chaat! It is usually made with papri, but we used spinach / Palak leaves as well. It gives it a nice crunch and adds to the flavour. It’s absolutely delicious and a must-try! Ingredients 1. 12-14 spinach leaves / Palak 2. 1 cup besan 3. 1 cupContinue reading “Day 39 : Yummy Palak Chaat”

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 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”