Dal Makhani – Lentils in Cream Sauce

Dal Makhani a Popular Lentil recipes from North India Punjabi cuisine made with Whole Black Lentils Or Urad dal and Kidney Beans or Rajma.

  • Soak – 1 cup  Urad dal, 1/2 Cup Red Kidney Beans – 3 -4 cups water – Overnight – Pressure Cook / or Instant Pot – 20 mnts – till soft and done
  • Saute – Heat -2 tbstp Ghee / Butter – 1 chopped Onion – 1 tsp Ginger – Garlic paste – Add – 1 tsp Chilli – Pinch Turmeric – Pinch Garam Masala – Salt to taste – Low flame – Add 2 tbsp Tomato paste
  • Mix – Cooked lentils with Sauce – Bring to Boil – Add – Half Cup Cream – Simmer on low flame – 5 mnts.
  • Garnish – Coriander Leaves. Serve – With Rice or Naan

Packed with the goodness of whole lentils and Spices, this Creamy Dal is super easy to make, flavorful Protein-rich, loved by all.

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Naariyal Ke Laddoo — Sweet Coconut Balls

Mix Condensed Milk 250 gms – Desiccated coconut powder 250 gms – 1/4th cup extra coconut powder to roll out laddoos

Recipe for Coconut Ladoo, a ball shaped indian sweet or fudge prepared from fresh or desiccated coconut with milk and sugar for a moist and sweet dessert. Cardamom Powder can be used for Flavouring.

Naariyal ke Laddoo with condensed milk is a very quick way to prepare these traditional laddoos. 329 more words

Naariyal Ke Laddoo — Dees Platter

Soft Savoury Wheat Pancakes

Wheat Pancakes

Blend – 1 cup wheat – 1/2 cup cooked rice  – 1/2 cup Grated Coconut – 3/4 cup water – till Smooth

Add –  to above –  2 tbsp. Yoghurt + Additional +/- 1/2 cup Water –  1 tsp Salt – 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda – Mix Well – Batter

Cook – Grease Pan – Hot Pan – Pour Ladelful  Batter  – Spead  – Flip – Cook both sides –  +/-1 mnt – Done – Continue – with rest of Batter.

Grind – 1 Cup Each  – Coriander – Grated Coconut  – 1/4  Onion – 2 green Chillies –  1 inch pc Ginger – 2 tbsp Yogurt   – 1 tsp. Salt  – Chutney

Soft Wheat Pancake Ready to Serve with Coconut Chutney. Quick and Easy Recipe for Lunch or Dinner

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Kaddu Ka Saag – Creamy Lentil Spinach

Kaddu Ka Saag - Creamy Lentil with Pumpkin leaves

Boil – 1/2 Cup Yellow Lentils (toor Dal) – 1 tsp.  Turmeric Powder –  Until – cooked

Saute – 1 tsp. Oil – 1 knob butter –  1 tsp. each Mustard seeds – cumin – 1 chopped Onion -2 cloves Garlic –  2 green chillies  till translucent.  Add 1 tomato  and cook 3- 4 minutes.

Add – to above – Chopped Young Pumpkin leaves and flowers (4 -5 cups) – salt to taste –  bring to boil – Add Cooked lentils –  boil for 2 mins – Done.

Enjoy with Rice or Naan

Note :  Adjust Salt and Spice to taste. Use Spinach instead of  Pumpkin / Squash  Leaves.

Easy Vegetarian recipe with Indian Spices combined with  Creamy Lentils and Spinach of Choice.

 

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Fish in Mustard Sauce

Fish in Mustard Sauce Shorshe Illish 2

Marinate –  Fish –  Bite Size Pcs – 1/2 Kg – 1/2 tsp.  Turmeric Powder – 1/2 tsp. Salt  – 10 mnts

Chop – 1 Onion  – Slit – 3 Green Chillies

Saute – 1 tbsp. Oil –  Chopped items – 1 mnt –  – 2 tbsp. Dijon Mustard Paste – 1 tbsp. Tomato Paste – mix well – 1 cup Water – bring to Boil

Add  – Fish – Cook +/- 10 mnts till done. – Garnish Handful Coriander Leaves – Done

Serve with Steamed Rice.

Note : Adjust Salt and spices to taste.

Recipe for Fish inspired by Indian Bengali cuisine Shorshe Illish.

A Simple and easy version of  Traditional Bengali dish made with Sliced  Fish  slowly simmered in a thick broth of ground mustard seeds and green chili peppers and nigella Seeds  in mustard oil.

 

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Palappam Or Appam / Coconut Rice Pancake

Appam - Rice Pancake

Blend – 2 cups Rice Powder – 1/2 cup Cooked Rice – 2 tbsp. Grated Coconut  – 1 cup Coconut Milk –  1  tsp. Salt – Smooth Consistancy – Batter

Mix – 1 tsp. Yeast – 1/4 Cup Water -1 tsp. Sugar –  15 mnts – till Frothing –  Mix to above

Ferment – Batter mixed with Yeast – Overnight.

Garnish – Chop – Bell Peppers – Mixed Colors – Small Pcs – Wash and Drain – 1 Cup (Optional Step).

Heat – Grease Pan – Pour Ladelful  Batter – Spread – thick middle – Thin Sides – Sprinkle  Garnish.

Cook – Close it with a lid and cook on low heat +/- 1 mnt – Done. Continue – with rest of Batter.

Serve – Appam with Spicy Vindaloo Or Chicken Korma or Stew or Egg Curry.  For sweeter version serve with Coconut milk and Sugar.

Note :  Adjust consistancy of Batter with more water or Rice powder as necessary.

Recipe for Kerala Indian Appam.   Pancakes with Crisp Lace Sides and Soft Centres.  Gluten Free and Vegan Pancake from India.

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Indian Kadai Paneer Recipe

Kadai Paneer Recipe

 

Marinate –  300 g Paneer Cubes – 1/2 Cup Yogurt – 1tsp. Salt – 1 tsp. Garam Masala – 1tsp. Ginger Paste – 1tsp. Red Chilli powder  –  20 mnts

Spices –  Dry Roast –  1 tsp. each  Coriander Seeds  – Cumin Seeds –  Fennel Seeds –  Pepper – Low flame till Aroma – turn off  Flame – Mix  2 tsp. Dry Methi Leaves 

Puree – 2 Ripe tomatoes  – Mix  2 tbsp Cream

Saute  – 1 tbsp. Butter –  1 Onion – 1 Green Bell Pepper  – Add Spices  – Add Puree – bring to Boil – Add Marinated Paneer – cook 2- 3 mnts.

Serve  – With Chapati or Naan or Paratha.

Note : Adjust Salt and Spices to taste.

Kadai (Wok) Paneer – Paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and Capsicum  cooked in a spicy masala. Recipe for Delicious and  flavourful Paneer made by cooking Paneer and Bell peppers with fresh ground spices.

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Indian Tomato Soup – Rasam

Spices – Crush – 1 tsp. Pepper  – 1 tsp. Cumin Seeds – 6 Cloves Garlic  – 1 tsp. Turmeric – handful curry leaves.

Boil  – 4 tomatoes – 2tsp. Salt  – 1 inch Pc. Tamrind – 4 cups water 5  – 7 mnts

Saute – Heat 2 tsp. Oil  –  1/2 tsp. mustard – Crushed Spices –  1 mnt – Add to above

Garnish  – Coriander Leaves

Serve –  Hot with 1 tsp. Butter (optional) with rice or as Soup

Recipe for Simple Rasam  a South Indian Clear Soup  tangy and spicy with Pepper Turmeric Garlic and Cumin  either served as soup or paired with rice for main course.

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Coconut Rice Dumplings – Pidi Kozhukattai

Recipe from Kerala India - Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time.

Dough  –  Mix – 2 Cups Boiling water – 1 pinch Salt – – 1 Cup Rice Poweder  – 1 tsp. Ghee

Flavour –  Mix – 1 tsp. 1  Cardomon Powder   –  1 Cup grated Coconut –  3/4 Cup Brown Sugar.

Combine – Flavour to Dough and Mix Well.

Form – Fist Shaped Dumplings

Steam – Grease Steamer –  Steam 15-20 mnts till done.   Cool slightly and Serve.

Recipe from Kerala India – Coconut Dumplings or Pidi Kozhukattai with Coconut and Brown Sugar or Jaggery, Simple and Easy Gluten free Recipe for tea time or as a snack.

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