Archive for the ‘with rotis’ Category

Capsicum curry with fennel seeds

I have been meaning to send in a recipe for a while! Finally got around to measuring b4 cooking yesterday! Here’s the recipe for a capsicum curry. I add 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds to the masala when I make this sabzi with rotis. Ingredients: 2-3 big green peppers, diced 1 medium onion, chopped fine 1-2 tablespoons […]

Stuffed chilli bajjis

Last evening I stepped into the kitchen to make Anu’s chilli sabzi. Once there, I chanced on some boiled potatoes and thought of trying out a stuffed chilli subzi instead. If you are a diva in the kitchen, you may not think this is a big deal, but for me it was, since I don’t […]

Great big green chillies in a curry

They’re most commonly found on rainy, chilly evenings in steaming street carts in India, doused in batter and so very deep fried, that it is hard to recognize them hobnobbing with other staple vegetables on a plate at lunch. I’m talking about the great big green chilli. Waving it once in front of my younger […]

Green, gooey n’ good-to-the-last-drop Moong Dal

As a bonafide Sambar guzzling Tam gal I’ve downed enough Sambar to swim in many times over and it remains my first lentil love. But as a sapling the grass looked greener closer to the Tropic of Cancer, it was the land of the delicious and elusive Moong Dal. Elusive because Mom was firmly disinclined […]

‘Tadka’ peas

Here’s another one from Dipti Mathur. Peas for breakfast, you say? Why not? And the recipe is simplicity itself! I love this recipe as it is a very tasty way of consuming those dreaded ‘healthy greens’. Additionally, I love having it for breakfast with a hot cup of coffee. Prep time: 20 minutes Serves: 2 Ingredients Green […]

Shepherd’s pie (Veg version!)

This one’s from my sil Mili! She makes the veg version and this is her recipe. Traditionally Shepherd’s Pie is made with lamb. For this version see here. Prep time: Vegetables: 40 minutes Baking: 10-15 minutes approximately. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 large potatoes 1 large onion 2 medium carrots Some cauliflower florets 250 grams beans 250 […]

Fried capsicum/potatoes

The first reader’s recipe is in! And it’s fun! Dipti Mathur sends this in from the UK. I love this simple quick recipe as it does not require me to cut any onions or ginger. Additionally, I love the tangy flavour. Ingredients: Capsicum (2) Potato (1 large) Cumin Seeds Lemon Juice(2 teaspoons) Salt A spoon of oil […]

Mixed Vegetable Curry

This recipe is all about the veggies. If you like a particular vegetable, use more of it. Hate something? Substitute it with something else. What could be simpler?