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Zeera Raita Masala

Zeera raita is side dish which can be used with almost any dish. Have a magical recipe of the raita to make everyone lick their finger  Zeera Raita Masala Ingredients:  Black peppercorns 1 & ½ tablespoons Carom seeds 1 teaspoon Salt 1 tablespoon Black salt 2 teaspoon Cumin seeds 3/4 Cup Preparation:  In a frying pan, add black peppercorns and roast for 1 minute. Add carom seeds, roast until aromatic.

Garam Masala Powder

Try making Garam Masala powder at home  Garam Masala Powder Ingredients:  Cloves 1 tablespoon Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons Cumin seeds 2 & ½ tablespoons Black peppercorns 2 tablespoons Star anise 4-5 Black cardamom 7-8 Cinnamon sticks 12-15 Nutmeg 2 Green cardamom 20-22 Dried ginger 2 pieces bay leaves 6-8 Mace 1 & ½ tbs Caraway seeds 1 tablespoon  Dried fenugreek leaves 2 tablespoons Asafeotida powder 1 teaspoon Preparation:  In a

Orange Marmalade

No additives. No preservatives. Pure marmalade.  Orange Marmalade Ingredients:  Oranges 1 dozen (medium size) Water 1 & ½ litre Lemon zest ½ tablespoon Lemon juice 3-4 tablespoons Sugar 1 & ½ kg Boiling water Preparation:  Wash and dry the oranges. Cut oranges into two halves and by using juicer machine squeeze the members to get as much as juice as possible (approx. 1 litre) and set aside. By using a

Strawberry Jam

Try no preservative jam made at home  Strawberry Jam Ingredients:  Strawberries 600 gms Sugar 1 Cup Lemon juice 1 & ½ tablespoons Boiling water Preparation:  Cut strawberries and remove the stem. Reserve 1 cup of strawberries for later use. In a blender jar, add strawberries and blend to make a puree. In a pot, add strawberry puree, 1 cup strawberries, sugar, mix well and cook on low flame for 15

Homemade Tandori Tikka Masala

Have you ever tried making tandori tikka masala at home? If not, give it a try  Homemade Tandori Tikke Masala Ingredients:  Green cardamom 10-12 Black cardamom 2 Cinnamon sticks 3-4 Cloves 6-7 Coriander seeds 2 & ½ tablespoons Cumin seeds 1 & ½ tablespoons Mace 1 piece Star anise 1 Dried ginger 2 pieces Black peppercorns 12-13 Salt 1 & ½ tablespoons or to taste Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon Red

Homemade Biriyani and Korma Masala

Homemade masalas are awesome to have. These add homey flavor to them Korma Masala Ingredients:  Almonds 15-16 Black cardamom 2 Nutmeg ½ piece Cinnamon sticks 3 Green cardamom 12-14 Cloves ½ teaspoon Black peppercorns 1 teaspoon Mace 5-6 blades Coriander seeds 3 tablespoon Cumin seeds ½ tablespoon Fennel seeds 1 teaspoon Kashmiri red chili powder 2 tablespoons Salt 1 tablespoon Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon Red chili powder 1 tablespoon Green

Schezwan Sauce

Easy cooking with easy to make sauce. Schezwan Sauce is one of the most versatile sauces Schezwan Sauce Ingredients:  Kashmiri red chili 8-10 (soaked in water) Button red chilies 6-7 Water 2 tablespoons or as required Cooking oil 1/3 Cup Garlic chopped 3 tablespoons Ginger chopped 1 & ½ tablespoons Water ½ Cup or as required Tomato ketchup 2-3 tablespoons Sugar 1 tablespoon Salt ¼ or to taste Soy sauce

Sweet Corn Cheese Dip

Sauce and dips add variety to the food  Sweet Corn Cheese Dip Ingredients:  1 pkt Knorr Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup ½ cup water ½ cup sliced sauteed mushrooms ¼ cup finely chopped red bell peppers ¼ cup finely chopped yellow bell peppers 2 tbsp chopped spring onion greens 1 cup cream cheese/ mayonnaise ½ cup grated cheese Preparation:  Mix 1 packet of the Knorr Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup in warm

Yum Yum Sauce

Sauces are accessories for the dishes. Enjoy this yum yum sauce  Yum Yum Sauce Ingredients:  1 teaspoon Tomato paste  1 tablespoon melted Butter  1/2 teaspoon Garlic powder  1/4 teaspoon Paprika  1 & 1/4 cup Mayonnaise  1 teaspoon white Sugar  1 pinch Cayenne powder  1/4 cup Water  Nutrition info:  (Per Serving) 175 calories 19.2 g fat 1.3 g carbohydrates 0.3 g protein 11 mg cholesterol 141 mg sodium Preparation:  Whisk tomato paste, melted butter, garlic

Pakora Mix

Easy way to make pakora  Pakora Mix Ingredients:  Gram flour sifted 2 Cups Carom seeds ½ teaspoon Coriander seeds crushed 1 & ½ teaspoons Cumin powder 1 & ½ teaspoons Turmeric powder ½ teaspoon (optional) Red chili powder 1 & ½ teaspoons Baking soda ½ teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon or to taste Preparation:  In bowl, add gram flour, carom seeds, coriander seeds, cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, baking