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Tava Fry Spicy Shrimp

Ingredients: 16 Extra Large Shrimp (1 lb.) – shell removed & deveined 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder [add more if you prefer more spicy] 1/2 teaspoon Salt 5 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 1 Lemon – cut into 8 equal pieces Shrimp Coating Ingredients For Pan Frying: 3 Tablespoon Rice Flour 2 Tablespoon Semolina … Continue reading

Veggie Cutlets

Ingredients: 4 large size Potatoes – boiled to soft consistency, then skin removed. 1/2 cup finely chopped Onion 1 teaspoon minced Garlic 1 teaspoon minced Ginger 5 medium long Hot Green Chilies – minced 1/8 teaspoon Turmeric 1/8 teaspoon Red Chili Powder 1/8 teaspoon Cumin Powder 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala 1/2 cup Green Peas 1 … Continue reading

Vegetable Samosas

Samosa filling: (Potato and Peas) Filling Ingredients: 4 medium size soft boiled Potatoes 1 medium onion – cut into very small pieces 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon grated ginger 4 hot green chillies – minced 1/4 cup green fresh garden peas (frozen can be used) 1/8 teaspoon cumin seeds 1/8 teaspoon mustard seeds 1/4 … Continue reading

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

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

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