SUKTO

Growing up in a campus has its own advantage, we get exposed to various cultures and cuisines without actually venturing into those territories. The palate develops its own preferences. One of my favourite is a dish made by my Malayali friend’s mother she called it “Eshtew” eventually we figured it was stew, well that is …

Karachi Biscuits.

The lock down has been great, I have run out my standard nibbles. So I decided to try out making the Karachi biscuits at home. Essentially I modified the Nankatai recipe. Ingredients: ¾ cup plain flour. ½ cup powdered sugar. ¼ cup custard powder ¼  butter ¼ cup tutti-frutti. 2tbs broken cashew ½ tsp baking …

world vegetarian day

October is the month of vegetarian awareness. This was established by the North American vegetarian society in 1977, and the international vegetarian union endorsed it in 1978. The idea is promote joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism, and whole halo of things. A vegetarian way of living is definitely beneficial. No I am not …

sweet potato Usali

Sweet potato ½ kg.Green chilli 2Coconut scraping ¼ cupCooking oil  2 tbsps.Asafoetida pinchUrad al 1 tspSalt  to tasteJaggery to tasteMustardKharipatta Clean the sweet potato, kin and dice to small pieces.In wok pour the oil, and season with mustard, urad dal, green chilli and kharipatta add a pinch of asafoetidaAdd in the sweet potato, and salt, jaggery …

Ghatte- Paneer Jalfrayzee

Ingredients:Cooking oil    1 tbsp.Paneer cut to long pieces   150 gCarrots   50gFrench beans   50gCapsicums   2Onion chopped 100gm.Soya chunk/gate/mangodi/wadi   10gms.Red chilli 3 no.Chilli powder   ½ tbsp.Cumin seeds ¼ tbsp.Ginger-garlic paste 1tbsp.Vinegar1 2tbsp.Tomato sauce 4tbsp.Saffola salt  to taste. Method:Soak make the ghatte2, or fry the wadi/mangodi/soak soya.  Keep aside.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds when they …