Friday, May 14, 2010

Indian Egg Curry Recipe


4 Eggs (hard boiled)
1 onion
1/2 tomato (pureed)
3-4 flakes of garlic
1/2-inch piece of ginger
1-2 green chilies
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
Salt To Taste
Red chili powder to taste
3/4th tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
3/4 tsp garam masala
2-3 tbsp vegetable oil / ghee
1 cup green peas or 250 gms paneer

  • Remove the shell of boiled eggs & keep aside. If using Paneer cut into cubes and fry till golden & set aside for later use.
  • Make a paste of onion, garlic, ginger and green chilies in a mixer or chopper.
  • Heat oil in a kadhi or wok and add onion-garlic paste and fry till golden brown.
  • Add all the spices (salt, turmeric, coriander & chili powder) except garam masala and fry for a minute and add tomato puree. Fry till it starts leaving oil.
  • Add a cup of water and cook till it dry's.
  • Now add the fried paneer cubes or green peas (which ever using) and boiled eggs.
  • Add 1 cup of water and bring to boil and reduce the flame.
  • Simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Garnish egg curry with garam masala and coriander leaves and serve hot with paratha, roti or rice.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Shahi Gatte Ki Sabzi Recipe

  • 200 gm: Besan
  • 250 gm: Curd
  • 2 tbsp: Ghee
  • 1 tsp: Dhaniya
  • 1 tsp: Red chilly powder
  • 1 tsp: Salt
  • 2 tsp: Oil
  • Haldi a pinch
  1. Mix besan while adding ½ tsp. salt, ½ tsp red chilly powder, ½ tsp. dhaniya powder and ghee. Make a stiff dough.
  2. Make 5-6 thin and long strips of the dough.
  3. Put these strips in boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Cut these gattas into small pieces.
  5. Strain the curd through a strainer.
  6. Add ½ tsp. salt, ½ tsp red chilly powder, ½ tsp. dhaniya powder and haldi to the curd. Mix well.
  7. Add the gatta pieces.
  8. Heat oil in a kadahi.
  9. Put the tadka of jeera and add the curd mixture.
  10. Cook it for 5-7 minutes while stirring continuously till it comes to a boil.
  11. Simmer the flame and cook for another 5-7 minutes. Turn off the gas.
  12. Finally put the tadka of red chilly powder.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Nariyal ki Barfi - Coconut Burfi Recipe


1. 225 gms Khoya
2. 225 gms coconut (dry and ground)
3. 1 tsp cardamom seeds (ground)
4. 1 tbsp ghee
5. 2 1/2 cups sugar
6. 2 cups water
7. 1/2 tsp almonds (grated)
8. 1/2 tsp pistachios (grated)


* Mix khoya and coconut and fry them lightly with ghee on a low heat.
* Add cardamom and mix well.
* Prepare one-string syrup by dissolving sugar in the water.
* Now stir the coconut mixture into the syrup.
* Grease the plate and spread the grated nuts on it.
* Spread the prepared evenly over the plate and allow it to cool.
* Now with the knife, cut it into desired shapes.
* Turn them over so that nuts covered part appears on the top.
* Nariyal ki burfi is ready to be served.

Tomato Shorba Recipe


1. 600 gms. Tomatoes
2. 1 tbsp. Chopped ginger
3. 1 tbsp. Chopped garlic
4. 1 tbsp. Whole garam masala
5. 2 no. Bay leaf
6. 1 tbsp. Chopped green coriander
7. 1 tsp. Cumin seeds
8. 1 tbsp. Sugar (optional)
9. 1 tbsp. Oil
10. 2 no. Green chili
11. As per taste Salt


* Wash and cut tomatoes into quarters
* Cook tomatoes with chopped ginger, garlic, green chilies cut into two and Whole Garam Masala. Add 5 cups of water and bay leaf. Bring to a boil.
* Simmer for twenty minutes on a slow flame until tomatoes are mashed completely.
* Strain the mixture with a soup strainer.
* Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds, let them crackle. Add strained tomato liquid and season with salt.
* Bring it to a boil, add sugar if it is very sour.
* Serve tamatar ka shorba hot, garnished with chopped green coriander leaves.

Paneer Sandwich Receipe


1. 1 loaf Bread
2. 1/2 cup grated Paneer (Cottage Cheese)
3. 1 Tomatoes
4. 1 Onions
5. 2 Green chillies
6. 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder
7. Salt to taste
8. Butter as needed

Method :

* Chop onions, chillies and tomatoes.
* Mix the grated paneer with chopped vegetables, salt, red chilli powder and keep aside.
* Take two bread slices and butter them, put some paneer mixture on one slice and cover it with other bread slice.
* Put this in sandwich toaster until the bread turns crispy and brown.
* Serve with ketchup.