Tag: Indian

  • Dal Masala

    Heat Soak all day or overnight 1 cup black lentils½ cup kidney beans Drain the beans and place in pressure cooker. Mince the following 1 medium onion2 medium tomatoesa 1-inch piece of ginger4-5 garlic cloves and add to pressure cooker along with 4 cups water1 tsp cumin seeds or ½ tsp cumin powder½ tsp red […]

  • Aloo Gobi (Potatoes and Cauliflower)

    Wash, trim and cut into medium-sized florets 1 medium-size head of cauliflower Grate 2-inch piece of peeled ginger 3 or 4 cloves of garlic Place in a small (2-cup) bowl and add 1 TBL ground coriander ¼ tsp turmeric ½ tsp Kashmiri chili powder or paprika ½ tsp hot chili powder 1 tsp salt ½ […]

  • Cabbage with Mustard Seeds and Coconut

    1 TBL mustard oil 1 TBL black mustard seeds 2+ curry leaves 1 medium head cabbage, cored and shredded 1 tsp salt ½ tsp sugar 1 tsp chili pepper flakes 4 fresh hot green chilies, cut into long thin strips ⅓-½ cup grated desiccated coconut, unsweetened ground coriander + turmeric as desired Heat the mustard […]

  • Upma

    A yummy grain alternative. In a large saucepan heat 3 TBL oil 1 tsp mustard seeds and cook until the seeds pop, about 2-3 minutes (or use) 3 TBL mustard oil ( the diluted mustard oil that’s ready to use) Add ½ cup chopped shallots 3 hot green chilies (stemmed, seeded and chopped) 3 tsp […]

  • Fiery Shrimp

    Combine 1 tsp tamarind concentrate, 2 tsp cayenne pepper, ¼ tsp black pepper, 1 tsp paprika, 1 tsp groun cumin, 1 tsp salt. Add 1 pound of deveined shrimps with the tail left attached. Mix until spicesd are distributed evenly over the shrimps. In a glass or Corning ware dish with a glass lid, combine […]