Steamed Chicken Momos

The popular street dumplings. Just master the technique and you can use endless combination of ingredients (stuffing) to suit your palate. Preparation Time 25-30 minutes Cooking Time 15-20 minutes Servings 2 Main Ingredients Refined Flour (Maida) Main Equipment  Bamboo Steamer Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled Chicken  500 grams Maida (Refined Flour)  1 cup Cooking Oil  2 tablespoons Oyster Sauce  2 tablespoons (optional) Soya Sauce  2 tablespoons Sesame Oil  2 tablespoons Olive … Continue reading Steamed Chicken Momos

Punjabi Samosa

A tea time classic and the most popular Indian snack. Tastes superb with tomato ketchup or chutney. Preparation Time 30-45 minutes Cooking Time 7-10 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Potatoes, Maida (Refined Flour) Course Snack Level Of Cooking Low to Medium Ingredients                                                                   Boiled Potatoes  4 medium Refined Flour (Maida)  2.5 cups Carom Seeds (Ajwain)  1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds  (Jeera)  2 teaspoons Coriander Seeds  1 teaspoon Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor)  1.5 teaspoons Coriander Powder … Continue reading Punjabi Samosa

Murgh Tandoori

The king of roasts is here. Murgh Tandoori is marinated in lemon juice, yogurt and spices, then grilled or broiled. Plan ahead. This recipe needs to be marinated for at least 6 hours or overnight. Preparation Time 6-8 hours Cooking Time 25-30 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients Chicken leg-pieces/breasts/thighs Main Equipment  Gas Oven Tandoor Course Starter Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Chicken  800 grams Natural Yogurt  1 cup Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder  2 teaspoons … Continue reading Murgh Tandoori

Chhole (Chickpeas Curry)

A popular chickpeas preparation of Punjab. Can be accompanied by steamed rice, poori (deep-fried and puffed wheat bread), tikkis, bhaturas, kulcha or simply topped on a slice of bread.  Preparation Time 35-40 minutes Cooking Time 25-30 minutes Servings 4 Main Ingredients White Chickpeas (Kabuli Chana) Course Snack or Main-course Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                   … Continue reading Chhole (Chickpeas Curry)

Pav Bhaji

Assorted vegetables cooked with masalas and served with pav. A famous fast food of Mumbai. Preparation Time 25-30 minutes Cooking Time 25-30 minutes Servings 2 Main Ingredients Potatoes, Tomatoes, Pav (Bread – Small Rolls) Course Snack Level Of Cooking Medium Ingredients                                                                   Potatoes  2 medium Tomatoes  2 medium Cauliflower  1/2 small Carrot  1/2 medium Green Peas Shelled  1/4 cup Onions  1 medium Ginger  1 inch piece Garlic  4-5 cloves Green Capsicum (Bell-pepper)  1/2 medium Green … Continue reading Pav Bhaji