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 60 posts for Eastern Herbs

Chicken Kebabs

Chicken Kebabs Ingredients: 1 large boneless Chicken Breast [cut into 1 1/2 inch cubes, makes about 25 to 30 pieces] 1/2 teaspoon salt [or according to your taste] Put chicken pieces in a large flat casserole. Sprinkle salt over the chicken pieces and mix well. Set it aside. Step 1: Marinade #1: 1/2 teaspoon ground … Continue reading

Chicken With Roasted Coconut & Onion

Chicken With Roasted Coconut & Onion Ingredients: 2 lb. Chicken – boneless and with bones cut in to medium or bite size pieces Step 1: Marinade for Chicken: 2 Fresh Hot Green Chilies 2 large Garlic Gloves – minced (Makes 1 Tablespoon) 1 1/2 inch cube fresh Ginger (Makes 2 teaspoons minced) 2 tablespoon fresh … Continue reading

Chicken With Spinach [Palak Chicken]

Chicken With Spinach [Palak Chicken] Ingredients: 1 Full Chicken Boneless Breast – cut into 1 1/2 to 2 inch cubes If you prefer you can use boneless and pieces with bones. 4 oz. fresh Spinach leaves – finely chopped [Makes about 2 1/2 cups] 1 large Tomato – chopped into small pieces [or 1 cup … Continue reading

Garam Masala By Prabhat

Garam Masala Powder: 1 teaspoon coriander seeds 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds 10 Cloves 1/8 teaspoon Pepper Corns 1 teaspoon Cardamon Seeds 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds 1 1/2 teaspoon Fennel Seeds 1 Bay Leaf Roast above ingredients in a frying pan for 3 to 4 minutes. Grind roasted spices in a spice … Continue reading

Vegetable Pulao

Vegetables: Spices: Vegetable Pulao: Rice Ingredients: 3 Cups Basmati rice [or a long grain rice] 2 Cinnamon sticks each 2 inch long [Break it into 4 pieces]
10 Whole Cloves 1/2 teaspoon crushed Cardamom Seeds 2 Tablespoon Butter
 1 teaspoon Salt or according to your taste [Preferably Kosher salt] 
 Cook rice with water adding cloves, … Continue reading

Green Peas Rice

Rice Ingredients: 3 Cups Basmati Rice [or a long grain rice] 2 Cinnamon sticks [each 2 inch long]
 12 Whole Cloves
 1/2 teaspoon crushed Cardamom Seeds 
1 Tablespoon butter
 1 teaspoon Salt 
Cook rice with water adding cloves, cinnamon sticks, crushed cardamom, butter, and salt. Simultaneously you can prepare Green Peas for rice. Tip: Rinse … Continue reading


Kadhi Ingredients: 2 cups Plain Yogurt 2 Tablespoons Chopped Onions 2 medium whole Garlic cloves – crushed 1/4 inch fresh Ginger – thinly sliced 2 medium Hot Green Chilies – slit in the middle teaspoon Clarified Butter (Ghee) [or 2 teaspoon Vegetable oil] 1/2 teaspoon Salt (or according to your taste) 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 1 … Continue reading

Shrimp/Prawns Pickle

Shrimp/Prawns Pickle Ingredients for the Marinade: 1 lb. medium size Shrimp – peeled & deveined 1 teaspoon minced Garlic 1 teaspoon minced Ginger 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Pepper 1/2 teaspoon Salt [Or according to your taste] Mix above marinade ingredients in a large size mixing bowl. Add peeled & deveined Shrimp to … Continue reading

Puran Poli [Stuffed Sweet Roti]

Puranpoli (Stuffed Sweet Roti) Stuffing Baked Poli Stuffing (Puran) ingredients: 1 1/2 cup chana dal [Yellow Split Peas Lentils] 1 cup crushed jaggery 1 tablespoon crushed cardamom seeds 1 pinch nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 cups water Boil channa dal in water for thirty minutes over medium high heat. Make sure that daal is cooked … Continue reading

Kothimbir Wadi [Small Cilantro Patti]

Kothimbir Wadi [Small Cilantro Patti] Dough Ingredients: 2 cups very finely chopped Cilantro leaves 1/3 cup Chick-pea flour (Besan flour) 1 teaspoon Rice flour 1 teaspoon Cumin powder 1 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili powder 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 1 teaspoon Salt 1 tablespoon Yogurt 1 teaspoon Lime/Lemon juice 2 teaspoon Vegetable oil Seasoning … Continue reading