Seekh Kebab

Ingredients 1 lb Turkey or Chicken minced 2 Eggs 1 tbsp. Cumin (Jeera) powder 1 tsp Red chili powder 1 tsp White pepper powder Salt to taste Vegetable oil 4 tsp 4 tbsp. Cashew nuts(pounded) 5 tbsp Gram flour (besan) 2 tbsp. Ginger, Garlic each (finely chopped) 4 tsp Onions(chopped) 5 tbsp. Green coriander(chopped) 1 […]

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Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails

This article first appeared in the FEZANA JOURNAL FALL 2015 Vol 29 No 3 page 76-79 Yalda Festival  Table (Shab e Cheleh) By Rita J. Kapadia Shab-e Yalda: When Light Shines and Goodness Prevails Everywhere in the world, people observe various seasonal days of celebration during the month of December. Most are religious holy days […]

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Sinful Shami Kababs (from cookbook)

Ingredients: 2 pounds lamb mince 2 pounds chicken mince, 1/4 cup khus khus, 8 cloves, 1 large stick of cinnamon crushed, 5-6 green elaichi pods seeded, 2 tablespoons of whole black pepper, 4-5 whole red chilies, 7-8 cloves of garlic, 1 two inch piece of ginger, 1/4 cup of chick peas (daria), 3 green chilies, […]

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Chilli Mushrooms (from cookbook)

Chilli Mushrooms This is a very easy method of chilly mushroom making, takes only 10-15 minutes as the Chinese cooking is very fast cooking and also as we are using mushrooms, the cooking will be done very soon. A very good recipe for bachelors. A very good starter for vegetarians and very tempting when well garnished […]

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Homemade Potato Tots ( Tater Tots )

Homemade Potato Tots ( Tater Tots ) Ingredients : 8 medium potatoes, cooked, peeled, and hot 1 tablespoon flour 1 dash pepper 1 teaspoon salt or 1 teaspoon seasoning salt 2 tablespoons finely minced onions (optional) canola oil or vegetable oil Directions : Finely shred or use a ricer while potatoes are still hot. Stir […]

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Batata Vada

by Armaity Ghasvala-Dumasia Prep & Cooking: 45 minutes Serves 6-8 persons Ingredients: 2 large potatoes, lightly mashed 1/4 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp mustard seeds few curry leaves 1 onion, finely chopped 2 green chillis, finely chopped 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 1/4 tsp turmeric pwd 1 tbsp lemon juice fresh coriander leaves for garnish salt […]

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Momos Mumbai style

Ingredients (makes 10-12) All purpose flour/ maida 3/4 cup Water As needed Salt 3/4 tsp Oil 2 tsp For stuffing Finely chopped cabbage 1 cup Finely chopped Carrot 1/4 cup Finely chopped garlic 1 tblsp Spring onion 4 –5 sprigs sugar 1/4 tsp Pepper (black) 1/2 tsp Soya sauce 1 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Oil […]

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Ragda Pattice (from cookbook)

Ingredients For The Ragda Filling 1 cup safed vatana (dried white peas) (dried white peas) 1/4 cup tuver dal 2 boiled potatoes , cut into small pieces 1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi) 1/2 tsp chilli powder 2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste 1/2 tsp garam masala 2 tsp grated jaggery (gur) 1 tbsp tamarind or tomatoes […]

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Egg Kheema Roll

By Katy Farokh Take kheema, mix chopped coriander, mint, green onion, green chilli, lime juice, red chilli pwd, rajwadi garam masala, bhuna jeera pwd, sugar and saltTake a puff pastry sheet and flatten the kheema mix on it….place 3 boiled eggs in the center and roll the sheet.Give minor cuts on the sheetBrush beaten egg […]

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How to make Vada Pav – Mumbai’s very own vegetarian burger

  Mumbai’s very own vegetarian burger. The vada is made of a spicy potato filling deep fried in a gram flour batter. Along with a hot and spicy garlic chutney, it is served inside a small “Laddi Pav”. Enjoy vada pav and a steaming hot cup of masala tea that chases away all travel fatigue! […]

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Shikar

Junglee Shikar Maas/Meat (from cookbook)

Shikaar. The word itself conjures myriad images in our minds — jungle trails, sitting up in machaans waiting for the prey to arrive, duck hunts in marshes on moonlit nights…While hunting is out of the question these days — and rightfully so — we get a glimpse of what it was like in bygone days […]

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Hickory brown-sugar Ribs

by Sarosh Patel Marinate ribs meat for over 24 hours with: Red Chilly Powder, Salt, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder, Brown sugar and oil (I prefer Extra Virgin Olive oil)   Preheat oven to 500F. Put marinated ribs in a shallow pan (preferably non-stick or lined with Aluminum foil) and bake it in oven at 500F […]

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