Wheat Halwa

Ingredients: 500 g – jaggery 250 g – wheat flour 1/2 litre – coconut milk 250 g – ghee 150 g – sliced finely cashewnuts 1 tbsp – powdered cardamoms 1/4 tsp – grated nutmeg Method 1. Put enough water in flour to make a soft dough. 2. Set aside … Continue reading

Vegetable Chili

Ingreedients: 1 (28 oz) can tomatoes, undrained 1 (16 oz) jar chunky Salsa 1 (15 oz) can black beans, rinsed, drained 1 (10 oz) package frozen whole kernel corn 1 cup halved zucchini slices 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 (8 oz) package shredded cheddar cheese Directions: Mix tomatoes, salsa, beans, … Continue reading

Mushroom fried rice

Ingredients: 2 plates cooked white rice (leftovers will do) 2 beaten eggs(optional) 2-3 tbsp sesame oil 6 tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup chopped spring-onions 2 tbsp chopped garlic 2 tsp finely chopped fresh ginger 2 dry thin red chilies 1 cup chopped mushrooms 2 tbsp oriental chily sauce or `sambal … Continue reading

Boneless chicken with okra

Ingredients: 500g – boneless chicken cubes 1/2 tsp – garlic chopped 750g – okra, washed, dried, cut into 1 inch pieces 2-3 – large onions, chopped roughly or sliced 2-3 – tomatoes, diced 1-2 – green chillies, chopped Salt to taste 1/2 tsp – crushed red chillies 1/4 tsp – … Continue reading

Spicy tomato rasam

Ingredients 2 large ripe healthy tomatoes 4 cups water or top water of boiled dal (stock) 2 whole red chillies 1 stalk curry leaves 1 tiny sprig mint leaves 1 tiny sprig coriander leaves 1-2 flakes garlic grated 2-3 pinches clove-cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp. sambar masala 8-10 peppercorns 1 1/2 … Continue reading