Crab Soup

Ingredients:     Crab - 1     Small Onion – 20 (shallots)     Oil - 2 tablespoons     Garlic - 10     Ginger - 1 inch     Coriander leaves - few     Green Chilli - 2     Tomato - 1     Cumin - 1/4 tablespoon     [...]

Fish Curry – Sea Bass

Ingredients:     Sea bass or in Tamil it’s called Koduva Meen – 1 kg     Oil – 100 ml (ground nut or gingelly oil or refined oil)     Pepper – 1/2 tablespoon     Cumin - 1/2 tablespoon     Mustard - 1/2 tablespoon     Fenugreek seeds - 1/4 tablespoon  [.....]

Coriander Rice

Ingredients:     Rice – 300 Grams (we can use either ‘parboiled rice’ or ‘raw rice’)     Water – 500 ml     Oil – 3 tablespoons + 100 ml (ground nut oil preferably)     Ginger - 3 inch     Green Chilli - 6     Garlic - 10     Coriander[.....]

Bottle gourd Payasum

Ingredients:     Bottle Gourd – 1.5 kg     Badam - 10     Cashew - 30     Dry grapes - 30     Milk - 1 litre (try to buy ‘Full cream milk’)     Ghee – 50 grams     Cardamom - 5     Bay leaf - 2    [.....]

Mongolian Chicken

Ingredients: For Marination     Chicken – 500 grams (cut it like strips)     Corn flour - 1 tablespoon     Maida - 1 tablespoon     Pepper powder - 1/4 tablespoon     Salt - 2 pinch   For masala     Oil - 3 + 3 tablespoons     Maida – 1[.....]

Green Chicken Gravy

Ingredients:     Chicken – 500 grams     Cinnamon – 3 little pieces     Cloves – 5     Black Pepper – 1 tablespoon     Green chillies – 4     Onion – 3     Tomato – 2     Coriander leaves – 1 bunch     Mint – 1 bunch[.....]

Vegetable and mutton kheema biryani

Ingredients:     Basmati Rice – 1 kg     Mutton Kheema – 250 grams     Onion (400 grams) – chopped to thin slices.     Cinnamon – 1     Clove – 6     Cardamom - 5     Oil – 250 ml (use either refined or ground nut or rice bran[.....]

Dhal Tadka (made in Bengal Style)

Dhal Tadka - its a healthy yet easily made side dish suitable to be had with rice or roti.  Ingredients:     Yellow Moong Dal - 250 grams     Water – 1 litre     Jaathee-pathree - 1     Cardamom - 2     Cinnamon - 1     Star Anise - 1[.....]

Ghee Rice (Made in Bengal village style)

Ghee Rice - is the easiest and tastiest flavored rice, we can make it in simple steps and with very less ingredients. Lets see the steps to prepare it in a special way so that our kids too will willingly taste it. Ghee rice tastes great with Dal Tadka. Ingredients:     Bay leaf -[.....]

Mirchi Bhajji

Ingredients:     Big green chillies (or banana peppers) – 7     Tamarind – the size of a lemon     Ground nut - 3 tablespoon     Green chilli - 4     Garam masala powder - 1/4 tablespoon     Cumin powder - 1/4 tablespoon     Salt - 2 pinch  [.....]