Archive for October, 2009

Aloo Qimah Matar ke Cutlets

Friday, October 30th, 2009 Posted in Black pepper powder, Canola Oil, Ginger-Garlic paste, Lamb/Beef/Mutton/Veal/Sheep, Peas/Matar, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak, White Potato/Aloo | 8,408 views 16 Comments »

Aloo ke Cutlets/Potato croquettes is a popular snack food in India, usually enjoyed as chaat. Whenever I have time on hand, what I do is, prepare these in bulk and ... Read more..


Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in Sugarcane | 8,459 views 16 Comments »

Jaggery, two kinds ~ Huge cylindrical pale gold colored jaggery block; and smaller dark colored jaggery blocks Gud (as it is called in Urdu language), or Sugarcane jaggery, is as the name suggests ... Read more..

Basic How To’s: Series VI ~ Homemade Khoa/Mawa

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in Home-made Khoa/Mawa, Khoa, Lemon/Nimbu, Milk and Milk Products | 23,331 views 19 Comments »

Basic How To: Homemade Khoa/Mawa Milk and its products like Yogurt, Ghee, Khoa, Paneer are much valued and used very extensively in Indian cooking. Khoa (also referred to as Khoya/Khawa/Mawa) is reduced milk, ... Read more..

Besan ke Murkul

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Posted in Canola Oil, Cumin seeds/Zeera, Ginger-Garlic paste, Gram Flour/Besan, Red Chilli powder, Salt/Namak | 10,104 views 14 Comments »

I have been enjoying some winter treats from the past few days, first~a light and delicious Pumpkin halwa, then some spicy Besan ke Murkul. Murkul, or Murukul, are delicious savories that ... Read more..

Pumpkin ka Meetha

Monday, October 19th, 2009 Posted in Almonds/Badaam, Cardamom/Elaichi, Ghee, Khoa, Milk and Milk Products, Pistachios/Pista, Pumpkin, Sugar/Shakkar | 7,646 views 23 Comments »

Pumpkins, during this season are spotted galore at every food market and I had brought a beautiful Pumpkin home a few days back. After enjoying a warming Pumpkin soup, I ... Read more..