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Indian

Aalu ka Rita “Yogurt with Potatoes”

7/14/2004 meps 0

3 cups plain yogurt 2 potatoes, boiled and cut into small pieces 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon garam masala Please put yogurt and potatoes (with an ‘e’) in a bowl and mix […]

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Indian

Beets, Indian Style

7/14/2004 meps 0

I can’t remember where I found this, but the instructions were a little too terse: Saute some Indian spices with 1 T ground rice. Add grated beets. Simmer in coconut milk until beets are soft […]

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Indian

Black Pepper Rice

7/28/2009 meps 0

1 C basmati rice 8 C water 1 T lemon or lime juice 3 T butter 1 bay leaf 1 t salt 1-1/2 t fresh cracked black pepper Lemon or lime wedges for garnish Bring […]

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Indian

Bombay-Style Chicken

12/5/2006 meps 0

1 C yogurt 1 t curry powder 1 t cardamom 1 t paprika 1 t dried cilantro 1-1/2 lbs chicken breast Salt and pepper Stir together the yogurt, curry powder, cardamom, paprika, and cilantro. Place […]

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Cookies & Candies

Chickpea Flour Goodies

8/6/2009 meps 0

3/4 C buter 2 C chickpea flour 2 T coconut 2 T chopped walnuts 1/4 t nutmeg 3/4 C brown sugar, packed Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over medium heat. Add the chickpea […]

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Desserts

Creamy almond-rice pudding

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C blanched almonds 1/3 C basmati rice 1 C boiling water 4 C half and half 2/3 C sugar Dash of rosewater 1/4 toasted sliced almonds 1/2 C blueberries or dried cherries Stir the […]

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Indian

Cucumber Raita

7/28/2009 meps 0

2 cucumbers 1/2 T salt 1-1/2 C plain yogurt (you can substitute up to 1/4 C sour cream for part of the yogurt) Pinch of cayenne or paprika 2 T chopped fresh mint leaves 1 […]

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Dips

Dhal Dip

3/23/2006 meps 1

A pressure cooker recipe… 1 T olive oil 1 t butter 1 small onion, chopped 2 t ginger, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 serrano chile pepper, seeded and minced 1/2 garam masala 1/4 t […]

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Indian

Green sauce (not really a sauce)

8/5/2010 meps 0

This is actually a side dish or a vegetarian main dish. Tastes great with lentil dal. Nancy Bacon, who modified this from Yamuna Devi’s Broccoli and Spinach Puree, calls it “mainlining vegetables.” It’s a staple […]

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Indian

Indian Cauliflower and Peas

7/23/2009 meps 0

At a house-sitting gig, I perused Yamuna Devi’s excellent cookbook, The Art of Indian Vegetarian Cooking. Then I scrounged the fridge and found almost all the ingredients to make “Gobhi hari matar sabji” or Sauteed […]

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Cookies & Candies

Indian Coconut Fudge

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C honey 1/2 C peanut butter 1/2 C finely chopped dates 2/3 C powdered milk (not reconstituted) 1/2 T rose water or orange extract 1-1/2 C coconut Combine honey, peanut butter, dates, and powdered […]

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Baked

Indian Dosas

7/28/2009 meps 0

2/3 C split urad dal, without skins 1-1/2 C basmati rice 1/2 T salt 3/4 C butter or oil Wash and sort the dal and soak it in 3 C cold water for 4 hours. […]

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Indian

Keema

6/21/2006 meps 0

2 T oil 1 onion, diced 1/2 lb ground lamb or veal 1/2 lb lean ground beef Salt and pepper 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 1 T fresh ginger, grated 1 […]

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Indian

Lemon Rice

7/28/2009 meps 0

1 C cooked rice 2 T butter 1/2 C cashew pieces 1 t black mustard seeds 1 t salt 1/2 t turmeric 1/3 C lemon juice 3 T minced fresh parsley Toasted coconut for garnish […]

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Cookies & Candies

Mock Milk Fudge

7/28/2009 meps 0

1/2 C unsalted butter, softened 2/3 C powdered sugar 1-3/4 C milk powder 1 t milk or cream 1/2 t vanilla, orange, or almond extract Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Using your hands, work […]

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Cookies & Candies

Pistachio Fudge

8/6/2009 meps 0

1/2 C sugar 1 C water 3 T butter, separated 1/4 t ground cardamom 1/2 C ground pistachios 1-2/3 C powdered milk (not reconstituted — just the powder) Splash of rose water Boil water and […]

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Favorites

POTATO, PANIR, AND PEA CURRY

7/14/2004 meps 0

Indian recipe from Molly Katzen’s cookbook 1 T butter 1 t mustard seeds 1/2 t caraway seeds 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 T sesame seeds 1/2 t ground cumin 1/2 t tumeric 1/2 t ground […]

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Indian

Saag Paneer

9/20/2007 meps 1

3 lbs spinach, divided 2 T oil 1 t cumin seeds 1 t chili powder 1 t garlic, chopped 1 t ginger, chopped 1 large onion, diced finely 2 t chickpea flour (besam) 1 pound […]

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Indian

Sprouted Mung Bean Sauce

7/28/2009 meps 0

3 T chickpea flour 1-1/2 C water 2 C yogurt, stirred until smooth 1 t salt 1 sugar 1/2 t turmeric 1 t ground coriander 1/4 t fenugreek seeds 1 C sprouted mung beans 1-1/2 […]

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Indian

Vegetable Raita

7/28/2009 meps 0

2 C plain yogurt, preferably not non-fat 2 C diced crisp mixed vegetables, diced (consider bell peppers, cucumbers, celery, radishes, jicama, fennel, tomato, or peas) 1 T coriander seeds 1 T cumin seeds 1/2 T […]