Hari Roti

Sift whole wheat flour with salt. Rub in 2 tbsp ghee or oil. Add mashed peas. Mix thoroughly. Add pepper, coriander or mint with lime juice. Knead well. Divide into 8 equal portions. Shape them into round balls. Roll each ball on a floured board into a circle. 5″ (12 cm) diameter. Lift each roti […]

Avocado Kashmir

* or 2 cups cooked chicken or shrimp. Heat ghee in skillet and add spices. Add onion and apple and saute until limp. Add soup, salt and pepper to taste and heat over low heat until smooth. Add eggplant (or chicken or shrimp). Place rice in 1 1/2 cups water, cover and steam until tender. […]

Bhindi Subji (okra And Tomatoes)

Wipe okra gently with moist kitchen towel. Cut each into 4 pieces and set aside. Heat vegetable oil in a skillet. Add onions, garlic, cumin seed, chilies (optional), and coriander leaves. Saute 4 to 5 mins. Add turmeric. Stir once or twice. Add tomatoes, vinegar and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil. Lower heat […]


Pour the oil into a medium or large skillet set over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the asafetida, mustard seeds, red pepper, chana dal, and urad dal. When dals turn reddish in color, add to the pan the onion, cabbage, potato, peas, green chili, and ginger. Increase heat to medium-high and cook […]

Keema Mattar

Heat butter or margarine in wide pot. Add onions and saute until they brown lightly. Add spices and stir well. Add tomato paste and yogurt and cook 10 minutes. Add lamb, breaking it into fine mince with a wooden spoon. Make sure the mixture has no lumps. Bring to a boil, lower heat and cook […]

Mattar Pannir (home Made Cheese With Peas)

-PEAS- 5 tb Ghee (recipe) 2 tb Ginger root; finely chopped 1 tb Garlic clove; finely chopped 1 c Onion; finely chopped 1 ts Salt 1 ts Turmeric 1/4 ts Pepper, red, hot, ground 1 ts Coriander, ground 1 tb Garam masala (recipe) 2 c Tomatoes; finely chopped 1 1/2 c Peas, green; fresh -or […]

Cauliflower With Onion And Tomato

Soak cauliflower florets in water for 30 minutes & drain. Blend ginger & onion along with 4 tb water until smooth. Set aside. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat until hot. Stir-fry garlic until it turns medium brown. Put in the cauliflower florets & stir-fry for 2 minutes. Remove the cauliflower with a […]

Renjnas Dal

Sort and wash the dal until the water runs clear. Place the dal in a soup pot and add water to cover by about 2 inches. Add the turmeric and 1 teaspoon of salt and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 30 minutes, until the dal is soft and beginning to […]

Garam Masala

Place all ingredients in a clean electric coffee grinder. Grind until fine. Store in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid. Keep away from heat and sunlight. This is a spice combo used in many Indian recipes.

New Delhi-style Chick Pea Hummus

Cook chick peas until very tender, up to 3 hours. Drain & cool. Transfer to a food processor. Add ginger, pepper, lime juice, almond butter & oil & herbs. Process until smooth. Season with salt & pepper. Place in a shallow serving dish, smoothing the top with a spatula. Sprinkle with cumin & serve with […]

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