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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

Potato Patties [Aaloo Tikki]

Potato Patties [Aaloo Tikki] Stuffing Process: Stuffed Potato Patties: Pan-fried Potato Patties: Ingredients: 4 large Potatoes – boiled and mashed to soft consistency 2 cups Green peas 1 medium Onion – finely chopped 3 hot Green Chilies – finely chopped 2 garlic Cloves – minced 1/2 teaspoon fresh Ginger – minced 1 Tablespoon Cilantro – … Continue reading

Fried Green Anaheim Peppers

Green Anaheim Peppers In a batter: Fried Peppers: 8 Green Anaheim Peppers [mildly hot] with stems. Batter: 2 Cups Chickpea flour [Besan flour] 1/8 teaspoon Cumin Powder 1/8 teaspoon Coriander Powder 1/8 teaspoon Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder 1 teaspoon finely chopped Cilantro 1/2 teaspoon salt or according to your taste 3/4 Cup Water … Continue reading

Potato Fritter [Aaloo Pakoda/Bhaji]

Potato Fritters [Aaloo Pakoda/Bhaji] 2 large size, long russet potatoes – very thinly sliced [width-wise]. Batter ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Chickpea flour [Besan flour] 1/8 teaspoon turmeric 1/3 teaspoon red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 2 long hot green chilies – finely chopped 2 Tablespoon fresh Cilantro leaves – finely … Continue reading

Eggplant Fritters

Eggplant Fritters 1 large size Eggplant [Regular or Italian] – sliced [1/16 inch wide] Batter ingredients: 1 1/4 cup Chickpea flour [Besan flour] 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 2 medium long hot green chilies – finely chopped 2 Tablespoon fresh Cilantro leaves – finely … Continue reading

Onion Fritters [Bahji/Pakodas]

Onion Fritters [Bhaji/Pakodas] 1 cup Chickpea flour [Besan flour] 2 large size onions – sliced 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 2 medium long hot green chilies – finely chopped 2 Tablespoon fresh Cilantro leaves – finely chopped 1 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1/16 teaspoon baking … Continue reading

Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread Soft, long Italian bread [or French baguette] – whole, not sliced. Ingredients: – 5 Medium size Garlic cloves – finely minced [preferably use garlic presser] – 1/ 8 teaspoon Oregano leaves [flakes] – 1/ 8 teaspoon Thyme leaves [flakes] – 1 Table-spoon Basil leaves [finely chopped] – 1/ 8 teaspoon Red Chili flakes … Continue reading

Tangy Shrimp

Ingredients: 1 lb jumbo Shrimps [18 to 20 count] 1 large Onion – sliced 1 large Tomato – sliced 2 large Garlic cloves – minced 3/4 inch cube fresh Ginger – minced 2 hot green small chilies/peppers – chopped finely 1/8 teaspoon Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon Chili powder [Red Pepper] 2 pinches/dashes Tamarind paste [optional] 1/4 … Continue reading

Fried Potato Balls [Batata Vadas]

Fried Potato Balls Known as “Batata Vada” Ingredients: 4 Large potatoes 1 Medium onion chopped 1 Medium garlic clove – minced 1/2 teaspoon fresh ginger – finely cut. 4 Hot green Chilies – cut in small pieces. 1/8 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/8 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoon chopped … Continue reading