I am a food enthusiast and I love to cook. It is a relaxing experience for me. I have created my own Spice Mixtures [Curry Powder] and have tried in my recipes to add tasty effect. I like to make an Indian cooking a simple, easy to prepare, fun but healthy and flavorful experience. Don't just take my word for it. I invite you to try my recipes and give me you honest feedback. I am always looking to improve my techniques. More to come...
prabhatjadhav has written 83 posts for Eastern Herbs

Masoor Lentil Sambar

Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cup Masoor Lentil – boiled to soft pulp consistency 4 whole large Garlic Cloves – peeled & slightly crushed 1/4 cup diced Onion 1 Tablespoon Sambar Powder 1/2 teaspoon Hot Red Chili Powder 1/2 cup fresh Tomato purée 1 teaspoon Tamarind pulp – soak tamarind in water to make required pulp 1 … Continue reading

Coconut Yogurt Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh (or frozen) grated Coconut 1 Tablespoon grated Fresh Ginger 4 fresh Hot Green Chili Peppers 2 Tablespoons Cilantro 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt ( or according to your taste) 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 5 Tablespoons Yogurt Method: In an electric blender, blend coconut, ginger, hot green peppers, cilantro, salt, sugar, and 2 Tablespoons … Continue reading

Vada Paav (Sandwich)

Potato Vada (ball) filling: Ingredients: 4 medium size Potatoes – soft boiled cut into small pieces and mashed slightly. 1 medium onion – finely chopped 2 teaspoon minced Garlic 1 teaspoon minced Ginger 4 hot Green Chilies – finely chopped 1/8 teaspoon Cumin seeds 1/8 teaspoon Black Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric 1 teaspoon Kosher … Continue reading

Aloo Paratha

Stuffing Ingredients: 4 medium large size Potatoes – soft boiled and skin pealed 1 teaspoon Cumin Powder 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili powder 1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala 3 Hot Green Chilies – minced 1 teaspoon minced Ginger 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/3 cup finely chopped Fresh Cilantro In a medium large size … Continue reading

Chicken Biryani

1 Full Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breast – cut into bite size pieces Step #1: Cook rice Ingredients: 4 cups Long Grain Basmati Rice 12 whole Cloves 2 Cinnamon sticks – each 2 inch long 1/2 teaspoon crushed Cardamom Seeds 1/4 cup Raisins 2 Tablespoon Soft Butter [Can use 2TBS of butter stick, cut in … Continue reading

Home Made Tomato Sauce

For best results use fresh and ripe tomatoes from your local Farmer’s Market. Two extra large tomatoes make approximately two cups of tomato sauce. Directions: Wash the tomatoes. Cut each tomato into four equal wedges. Remove as many seeds as possible. Use strainer to De-seed the tomatoes. To De-seed: Cut and remove the middle slushy … Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

This is an easy recipe to make. Getting all ingredients ready will help ease the process. Chicken Tikka Masala Process involves: Marination, Grilling, and Making Tikka Sauce. Tikka Ingredients: 1 boneless and skinless chicken breast Wash chicken breast and cut it into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Marinade Ingredients: 1 inch cube fresh Ginger – minced … Continue reading

Egg Pulao

Getting all the ingredients ready first will help save time and add to the ease of preparation. Ingredients: 8 hard boiled Eggs Make two, 1 1/2 inch long and 1/4 inch deep, length wise cuts on sides, in the middle of each boiled egg. Rice Ingredients: 3 cups Basmati Rice 12 whole Cloves 2 Cinnamon … Continue reading

Idli [Steamed Rice Cakes]

Ingredients: 3 cups Cream of Rice 1 cup Urad lentils 2 teaspoon Salt (or according to your taste) ¼ teaspoon Fenugreek seeds (optional) 3 cups water Batter making process: In a bowl soak Urad lentils and fenugreek seeds for eight hours, Make sure water level stays a couple of inches above the ingredients. Grinding Process: … Continue reading

Coconut Ginger Chutney

Ingredients: 1 Cup grated Coconut – fresh or frozen 1 1/2 inch cube of fresh Ginger – cut into 3 to 4 pieces 2 teaspoon Yellow Split lentils – lightly roasted 1 teaspoon Urad lentils – lightly roasted 2 fresh Hot Green Chilies 1/2 teaspoon Tamarind paste (optional) 1/8 teaspoon Asafoetida 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt … Continue reading