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Express Recipes: How to make Bhandarewale Aloo ki Sabzi

This sabzi is usually prepared with pooris during bhandara. It is very different from a regular aloo ki sabzi and has a very good aroma. Serves: 4 to 5 Time to prepare: 30 minutes Ingredients Potatoes – 500 grams (6 to 7 medium size) (boiled) Tomatoes – 2 Green chilly – 2 Ginger – 1 inch piece Green coriander – 2 ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Raw Mango Pickle without oil

Soon, market will be flooded with raw mangoes, and you will be tempted to make this tasty raw mango pickle. The best thing about this recipe is that it needs very less oil and has a long shelf life. Ingredients 1 kg raw mangoes (5-6) Less than 1/2 cup salt (100 grams) 2 tbsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp fenugreek seeds ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make the most delicious Chicken Curry

During one of our vacation trips, Sikander had this awesome seafood curry that he would not stop talking about until long. Me being a vegetarian could of course not taste it. But that didn’t stop me from going to the restaurant again the next day and ask the chef if he could just share the spices he used for the ... Read More »

Nita Metha’s Kitchen: How to make Fruit & Vegetable Pasta Salad

It’s healthy, it’s light and it’s delicious. This recipe is dedicated to all the pasta lovers, who have tried infinite renditions of their favourite food. Serves 6 Ingredients ½ cup bow pasta (farfalle), 1 tsp olive oil ¼ cup black grapes, ¼ cup green grapes 2-3 slices fresh or tinned pineapple – cut into small cubes ½ red apple – cut into ... Read More »

Express recipe: How to make the tangy Pyaaz Tamatar ki Subzi

This tangy pyaaz tamatar ki subzi, might just fall into the category of a chutney but I like to have it as a vegetable fry. This time I did a slight tweak in my recipe and added coconut (since my husband is a big coconut fan!) and voila! it took a whole new taste. After our dinner I made a ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Stir Fried Greens in Black Bean Sauce

Ingredients Serves 6 2 bunches of bok choy – washed and stalks trimmed by just ½” from the bottom 100 gms snow peas or French beans – stringed 1 cup roughly chopped cabbage 2-3 tbsp olive oil 6-8 flakes garlic – sliced or chopped 4 tbsp black bean sauce, 2 tbsp tomato ketchup 1 tbsp cornflour ½ tsp roughly crushed ... Read More »

Express recipes: How to make Kadhai Paneer in six easy steps

I love paneer. And that should actually say it all. Paneer is a vegetarian’s haven. It makes for one of the most versatile ingredients. Be it a dry vegetable, fry or a gravy, a snack in itself or a filling; paneer can fit in everywhere. Here in Angola, we don’t find paneer in super markets and we need to make ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Shakshuka, a middle eastern breakfast

My initial motivation to make Shakshuka was – “it sounds exotic”. And then I saw it, ate it and fell in love with both the looks and the taste of it. I was visiting one of the foundation’s project in Huambo and the housekeeper there made Shakshuka. Shakshuka is a quintessential middle eastern and north African breakfast. A dish of ... Read More »

Nita Mehta’s kitchen: How to make these delicious Mushroom Shooters

Mushroom Shooters Makes 6-7 200 gm (10-12) small mushrooms – remove the stalk carefully and keep whole ¼ of red or green capsicum – cut into ½” pieces (6-7 pieces) A few medium wooden skewers marinade 2 tbsp soya sauce 1 tsp grated ginger, 1 tsp crushed garlic Rind of 1 lemon, 1 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp brown sugar ... Read More »

Express Recipes: How to make Strawberry Halwa

If you want to give a twist to your regular suji (semolina) halwa, this is the perfect recipe. Prepared with semolina and strawberry pulp, this preparation partly tastes like jam. And your kids are going to love this for sure. For 4 Time – 40 minutes Ingredients 100 grams strawberry 100 grams semolina (1/2 cup) 100 grams sugar (1/2 cup) ... Read More »