Author: Shabbu

Paneer, Vegetarian

Paneer Butter Masala

Ingredients: 500 gm paneer2 big tomatoes2 big onions, finely chopped1 tbsp garlic paste1 tbsp ginger paste2 big green chillies, finely chopped1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 heaped tbsp kashmiri chilli powder1 tsp garam masala1 1/2 tbsp tomato sauce50 gm cashew nuts1/2 tsp cumin powder1 1/2 tbsp kasuri methi, crushed1 1/2 tsp sugar3-4 tbsp fresh cream50 gm butter1 […]

Batura / Poori, Breakfast/ Dinner

Mini Batura / Coin Batura

Ingredients: 2 cups plain flour/ maida1 tsp yeast1 tsp sugarsalt to taste2 tsp oilwarm milk, as required for kneadingoil for frying Preparation: In a large mixing bowl, add plain flour, yeast, sugar, 1 tsp oil and salt and mix well with your hand. Add required amount of warm milk to this and knead it well […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Chicken, Idiyappam, Non Veg

Chicken Idiyappam Kothu

Ingredients: 6 idiyappams100-150 gm boneless chicken1 1/2 tsp cornflour1 1/2 tsp plain flour1 1/2 tsp gram flour / kadalapodi1/2 tbsp ginger-garlic paste1 tbsp thick yoghurt1 medium onion, thinly sliced1 medium tomato, finely chopped3 green chillies, chopped1 sprig curry leaves2 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp coriander powder1 tsp garam masalasalt to taste2 tbsp oil2 tbsp […]

Pulav / Pulao, Rice / Pasta

Potato – Green Peas Pulao

Ingredients: 2 cups basmati rice1 big potato1 cup fresh green peas1 onion, chopped1 green chilli, chopped1 tsp ginger paste1 tsp garlic paste1/2-3/4 tsp turmeric powder1 tsp chilli powder1/2 tsp garam masala1/2-1 tsp cumin seeds2 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste2 tbsp ghee1 tbsp oil Preparation: Wash and drain the rice and keep it aside. Peel […]

Ramadan/ Iftar Recipes, Snacks, Spicy/Savory Snacks

Beetroot Parippu Vada

Ingredients: 1 beetroot ( 1 cup grated) 1 cup chana dal / kadalaparippu1/4 cup toor dal / thuvaraparippu2 dry red chillies2-3 tbsp finely chopped onion1 green chilli, finely chopped1 tsp ginger, finely chopped1 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped1 sprig curry leaves, chopped1/2 tsp fennel seedssalt to tasteoil for frying Preparation: Wash and soak chana dal and […]

Paneer, Vegetarian

Chilli Paneer

Ingredients: 350 – 400 gm paneer cubes1 tbsp garlic, finely chopped3 green chillies, finely chopped2 big onions, cut into cubes1 capsicum, cut into cubes1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce1 1/2 tbsp chilli sauce3 tbsp tomato sauce1/2-1 tsp pepper powder1 tsp cornflour1/4-1/2 tsp sugar1/2 cup spring onion, choppedsalt to taste3 tbsp oil Preparation: Heat 1 1/2 tbsp […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Upma

Red Spinach / Chuvanna Cheera Upma

Ingredients: 1 cup roasted rava (semolina)1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ginger, finely chopped 2 green chillies, finely chopped1/2-3/4 cup red spinach / chuvanna cheera, finely chopped3-4 curry leaves2 1/2 cup water1 tsp mustard seeds1/2 tsp urad dal salt to taste1 tbsp ghee Preparation: Heat ghee in a pan and splutter mustard seeds and fry […]

Chicken, Food, Non Veg

Murgh Makhani / Butter Chicken

Ingredients: 1 1/2 kg chicken4 medium tomatoes1 tbsp garlic paste1 tbsp ginger paste2 tbsp chilli powder1/4 tsp turmeric powder1 1/4 tsp garam masala1/2 tsp chaat masala4 tbsp less sour thick yoghurt50 gm cashew nuts1 1/2 tbsp oil2-3 tbsp butter3/4 tsp kasuri methi, powdered1-1 1/2 tbsp sugar1/2 cup fresh cream2-3 tbsp chopped coriander leavessalt to taste […]

Popsicles, Summer Specials

Nectarine Popsicles

Ingredients: 4 nectarines, pitted and chopped3-4 tbsp sugar ( or as required)water, as required Preparation: In a blender, add the chopped nectarines and sugar and blend well adding water ( about 1 cup) until smooth. Strain the mixture through a strainer and pour into popsicle moulds and freeze for 8 hours or overnight. To release […]