Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Sesame Seed Balls

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao 1 Cup white sesame (skinless) seeds 1⁄2 Cup brown sugar 2 Tablespoons maple or any pancake syrup  Method: Roast the sesame seeds in dry pan until light brown over low heat. Transfer them to [...]

Green quinoa salad

Make the most of winter greens with this wholesome dinner salad brought to you by Vijay Thapliyal, Executive Chef at The Lodhi, New Delhi, * Preparation: Quinoa, vegetable stock or water, broccoli, cashew nuts, yellow zucchini, edamame or [...]

Green Jackfruit (Kathal) Kofta

To make kofta 14.10 ounces frozen fresh tender green jackfruit or 400 grams or .88 lbs. 1 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 3/4 cup gram flour (besan) 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon ginger paste 1 green chili chopped 1/2 [...]

Spooky dishes to try this Halloween

As Halloween is round the corner, everyone is geared up to try on their ghostly attires, groove, and growl at theme parties and have the time of their lives. If youre planning to host a spooky party of your own, apart from scary costumes, scarier [...]

Sweet Chaklies (Mitayi Kommulu)

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao My mother used to make this sweet for Diwali. After the fireworks, we used to sit around reminiscing and munching this sweet. 1 cup rice flour 1/2 cup besab (chick pea flour) A pinch of salt 1 table [...]

Sweet & Hot Diamonds (Two In One)

2 Cups all purpose flour (maida) 1-Tablespoon rice flour 1-Tablespoon hot oil ½ Cup water 1 Pinch of salt 1 1/2 Cups oil for frying (depending upon the size of the frying pan) 2 Stems curry leaves For Sweet Diamonds 1 1/2 Cups brown sugar 1/ [...]

Baked Almond Kofta

By  Chef Pallavi Nigam, host of “Amma Superstar” on Living Foodz *Preparation: *Ingredients for Kofta: Potato, boiled and mashed – 2 cups, Nutmeg – A pinch, Milk – 2 tablespoon, Almonds crushed – ¾ cup,Green [...]

Pineapple Gojju (Menaskai Gojju)

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao Remove the skin and center hard core from the pineapple. Rinse the pineapple with water then cut into 1/2 inch pieces to make 2 cups. 2 cups fresh pineapple  (1/2 inch pieces) 1 cup water 2 teaspoons [...]

Treat your dad to some sugar-free treats on Father’s Day

Whip up some sugar free sweet delights and drinks for your father on Father’s Day on Sunday, suggest experts. Chef Kunal Kapur and Sohan Singh, Technical Manager, South Asia, PureCircle, have listed a few simple recipes for you to try [...]

Mung murukulu

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao 1 Cup mung flour 2 1⁄2 Cups rice flour 2 Teaspoons salt or to taste 2 Teaspoons ground red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon crushed cumin powder 1 Tablespoon unsalted butter 3 1⁄2 Cups boiling water Enough [...]