Chana Palak Masala

Ingredients: Chickpeas (16 oz, I used canned) Spinach (2 cups) Garlic (6-7, sliced) Black cardamom (1-2) Green cardamom (1-2) Cloves (3-4) Peppercorns (3-4) Bay leaf (2-3) Onion (2 medium finely chopped or you could use onion paste) Tomato paste (2 tablespoons) Green chilies (1-2; sliced into halves) Coriander powder (1 tablespoon) Chili powder (1 tablespoon)…

Chole Bature

Ingredients: For Chole (Chana masala): Chick peas (250 grams/8 oz, dry) Garlic (6-7, sliced) Cinnamon stick (1) Black cardamom (1-2) Green cardamom (1-2) Cloves (3-4) Peppercorns (3-4) Bay leaf (2-3) Black tea leaves (2 tablespoons) Onion (2 medium finely chopped or you could use onion paste) Ginger Garlic paste (1 tablespoon) Tomato puree (3-4 tomatoes)…

Kadhi

Ingredients: Onions (4 large, finely chopped) Green Chilies (2-3 finely chopped) Yogurt (2 cups) Gram flour (2 cups) Turmeric Powder (2 teaspoons) Chili Powder (1 1/2 tablespoon) Coriander Powder ( 1 tablespoon) Aamchur powder (1 teaspoon, optional) Cumin Powder (1 teaspoon) Ginger (1 teaspoon, finely chopped) Garlic (1 teaspoon, finely chopped) Kasuri methi (1/2 tablespoon,…

Puri Bhaji

Ingredients: Potatoes (5-6 potatoes washed to remove any dirt) Onion (1 large finely chopped) Curry Leaves (a spring) Green Chili (3-4 slit into halves) Turmeric Powder (2 teaspoon) Asafoetida Powder (a pinch) Mustard Seeds (1 teaspoon) Lemon Juice (1/2 lemon) Cilantro (finely chopped; optional) Wheat Flour (2 cups) Salt (To taste) Direction: In a pressure…

Palak Paneer

Ingredients: Spinach (10 oz) Paneer (1 lb, cut into 1/2 inch cubes) Onion (1 medium sized diced) Garlic (3-4 cloves finely sliced) Ginger (1/2 inch finely chopped) Turmeric Powder (1/4 teaspoon) Chili Powder (1/2 tablespoon) Garam Masala (1/2 tablespoon) Kasuri Methi (1/2 tablespoon) Lemon Juice (1/2 lemon) Ghee Heavy Cream (for serving) Salt (to taste)…

Aloo Paratha

Ingredients: Wheat Flour (2 cups) Potatoes (4) Garlic (2 cloves) Green chilies (2 finely chopped) Garam Masala (1/2 tsp) Red chili powder (1 tsp) Chaat Masala (1/2 tsp) Lemon Juice (1/2 lemon) Coriander (chopped) Water (as required) Salt (to taste) Oil/Butter (as per preference) Directions: Mix wheat flour, salt and water and knead it to…

Shahi Paneer

Ingredients: Paneer cute into cubes Onions (diced) Tomatoes (diced) Cashew nuts Cinnamon Cardamom Ginger and garlic paste Peppercorns Cumin Turmeric powder Red chili powder Coriander powder Garam Masala Kasuri Methi Green chilies (slit into halves) Ginger (julienne) Heavy whipping cream / fresh cream Coriander Butter Olive oil Directions: In a pan add some olive oil…

Dal Khichadi

Ingredients: Rice (1 – 2 cups depending on how much you want to make; the quantity for the lentils/dal mentioned below is perfect for 1 cup of rice) Chana Dal (1/2 cup) Masoor Dal (1/4 cup) Toor Dal (1/4 cup) Cumin Chopped Ginger Chopped Onions (3 medium sized) Chopped Tomato (2 medium sized) Chopped Garlic…