Ingredients: ½ lb. beetroot leaves (buy a bunch of beets and separate the leaves) or spinach, cleaned and dried ½ cup water 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 small piece ginger, finely chopped 1 medium onion, finely chopped 2 T oil ¼ tsp. turmeric ½ tsp salt 2...
Ingredients: ¼ c. slivered almonds ¼ c. raisins 2 Tbsp oil In small saucepan, heat 1 Tbsp oil on low-medium heat until warm. Add slivered almonds and saute, stirring continually, until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels. Add 1 Tbsp oil to...
Ingredients: ¼ c. slivered almonds ¼ c. raisins 2 Tbsp oil In small saucepan, heat 1 Tbsp oil on low-medium heat until warm. Add slivered almonds and saute, stirring continually, until golden. Remove and drain on paper towels. Add 1 Tbsp oil to...
Ingredients: 2 c. Basmati rice, rinsed and drained 3 c. water 1 Tbs. oil 1 tsp. salt 2 cinnamon sticks 6 cloves 6 cardamom pods 1 bay leaf pinch of saffron or ¼ tsp turmeric In an oven-proof pot, saute spices and salt in oil (except for saffron) until...
Ingredients: 2 Tbs. mild curry paste (I use Patak’s) 2 Tbs. tomato paste 1 Tbs. panch puran spice (5 spice mix, available in Indian shops, optional) 4 Tbs. fresh cilantro, chopped ½ c. water 3 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cauliflower, broken into flowerettes 3 carrots,...
Ingredients: 2lbs (1kg) finely chopped onions 4 tblsp vegetable oil 2 or 3 garlic cloves, crushed or finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp coriander 3/4 tsp ground cardamon 2 bay leaves a good pinch of red chili powder or cayenne pepper (which...
Syrian cookie recipe perfect for Passover since the ingredients do not include flour. Serves: Makes 18 cookies Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 55 minutes Mizrahi Parve Dessert Passover Ingredients 1 1/2 cups shelled pistachios 2 large eggs, whites only 3/4 cup granulated sugar Directions 1) Grind...
Ingredients 3/4 tsp whole coriander or 1/2 tsp powdered coriander spice 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 tsp turmeric 1/2 tsp salt Black pepper to taste 1 lb. peeled potatoes (Russet or Yukon Gold) 4 small onions, peeled and sliced 1/2 tsp minced fresh garlic You will...
In the display case was a brightly painted and gilded Torah ark, familiar yet exotic beyond anything that I could imagine existing in a Jewish artifact. Nearby was an unadorned metal hanging oil menorah, plain and worn. To me,...
Malida — Sweetened Poha 4 cups Poha (Poha can be found at local Indian grocery shops. Patel Bros is a well known Indian grocery store chain) 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 5-10 cardamom pods, shelled and ground Handful golden raisins (optional) Cut...