Ingredients: 1 pound rice flour 1 pound wheat semolina (Sooji) ½ pound sugar molasses or jaggery 1 pound cooking oil Preparation: Bring 2 ½ big glasses of water to a boil. Add molasses or jaggery and stir until it melts and the liquid becomes brownish. Add rice...

Recipe: Mamoul

Dough: 4 ½ cups flour 2 ¼ sticks margarine ¼ cup rose water ¼ cup water (approx.) 1 tsp. essence of rose water Filling: 1 lb. raw shelled pistachios 1 ½ cups sugar ¼ cup rose water ¼ cup water Few drops of essence of rose water Work margarine into flour...
4 lbs. small russet potatoes, or larger ones, cut in half About 2 quarts peanut or vegetable oil for deep frying Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes and boil for 5 minutes. Drain and...
Ingredients: 2 pounds 2% fat yogurt 1 pound fine sugar 1 pinch of saffron ¼ teaspoon orange food coloring 1 cup 2% fat milk 10 grams (about ½ ounce) pistachios, soaked in water, skinned and sliced thin 10 to 12 cardamom pods, ground ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg Preparation: Pour...
Prep Time: 45 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Serves: 5 to 10 Ingredients: 5 medium bell peppers – any color 5 large firm tomatoes ¾ cup basmati rice (you can use regular long grain, but basmati is SO much better) ½ pound ground...
Ingredients: 4 cups Poha 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 10 cardamom pods, shelled and ground Handful golden raisins (optional) For those with tree nut allergies: Defrosted edemame, peeled and sliced (optional) For those who don’t have tree nut allergies: Handful raw almonds, blanched, peeled...
Ingredients: 0.5 kg skinned vaal dal 3 onions 2 tablespoons garlic paste 2 tablespoons ginger paste 3 tomatoes, chopped 1 teaspoon each: ground cumin, nutmeg, garam masala 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 3 tablespoons coconut powder 1/2 bunch fresh coriander, or 1 tablespoons dried coriander leaves Salt to taste Preparation: To sprout vaal...
Like all stews, this curry is excellent prepared a day or two in advance. Add the cilantro just before serving. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons canola oil 3 large onions, chopped 6 cloves garlic 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped 5 fresh beefsteak tomatoes, coarsely...
Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 skinless chicken breast 1 onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves,finely chopped 1 green chili, seeded, finely chopped ¼ cup sesame oil 1 tablespoon curry powder 4 teaspoons tamarind paste 1 inch piece ginger root, peeled and grated 2 ½ cups chicken broth 1 can (15oz) chickpeas,...
Preparation time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Serves 4 Ingredients: 8 chicken thighs on or off the bone, skin removed 500g tinned tomatoes 3cm piece root ginger, peeled and roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled Two large onions 2 tsp garam masala 1 tsp hot chilli powder (more...