Bell Peppers Recipe | Simple Bell Peppers Curry Indian Style

Here is an easy and delicious Bell Peppers recipe for which you don’t need very many ingredients. Best thing is that bell peppers are available all year round where I love so we can enjoy this dish anytime of the year.

Ingredients and Method

1 Onion
2-3 Bell peppers
4 medium size potatoes
2-3 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
3-4 garlic cloves
1 tsp salt ( adjust as per your taste)
1/2 tsp Turmeric
2 tbsp Tomato Paste
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (Kasoori Methi)
Optional: Red chilli pwd

Chop onions, potatoes and peppers.
Heat oil in a pan or wok and add cumin seeds. After 30 secs, add onions, garlic, salt and turmeric.
After 2-3 mins, add potatoes, bell peppers. Mix well. Cover and cook for 7-8 mins.
Add tomato paste. Mix well and cook until almost done. Add dried fenugreek leaves ( Kasoori methi) and give another 5 mins. Ensure potatoes are tender and everything is fully cooked before serving 🙂
Indeed a great side dish.

Simple Chicken Curry Recipe | Chicken Curry With Drumsticks

Chicken curry is simple and easy dish that can be enjoyed with rice, naan or roti. Homemade curry is healthier than store bought or restaurant dishes. Chicken drumsticks used in the recipe give great flavour to this curry. Here’s a simple recipe that even beginners can feel comfortable with. Besides, the following Chicken Curry Recipe, you might find the following dishes delicious as well.

1. Simple Butter chicken
2. Malabar Chicken Curry
3. Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Ingredients

7-8 chicken drumsticks
2 tbsp Oil for cooking
1 tsp curry powder/chicken masala
1 small roughly chopped onion
1 tbsp ginger- garlic paste/or chopped ginger and garlic
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp crushed coriander seeds ( or powder)
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tomatoes or paste
2 cups of water
Spices used: salt, Turmeric and red chilli powder
Fresh Cilantro leaves for garnish
Adjust Salt per taste
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp Turmeric
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves

Method:

– Heat oil in a pan and fry coriander/cumin/mustard for 30 secs.
— Add onions and mix well. Add ginger- garlic.
– Add salt, turmeric and chilli powder. Cook for 2-3 mins.
– Add chicken. Mix well. Cover and cook for 3-4 mins.
– Add tomatoes. Combine well with other ingredients.
– Add curry powder. Mix well. Fry for 5-6 mins.
– Add water and let chicken cook until tender and no longer raw.
– Add dried fenugreek leaves and cilantro. Mix well.
– Serve with Roti/naan or rice.

How to make Lentils in a Slow Cooker | Indian Style Lentils Stew

Lentils is one of the most common food dishes made in Indian households. In this recipe video, you’ll learn how to make Brown Lentils (Whole Masar) in slow cooker and season it with flavorful Tadka. This Indian Lentils Stew is really healthy, easy to prepare and so hearty and comforting. These Lentils can be enjoyed over rice, with roti, paratha, naan or other kinds of breads.

Ingredients:
2 cups Brown Lentils
8 cups of water
2 tsp Salt
2 tsp Turmeric (Haldi)
2 tsp Red chilli pwd (or for milder taste Paprika)
1 tsp Garam Masala
3 Tomatoes
1 large onion
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste
1 Green chilli
2 tbsp oil

Optional: Dallops of butter/ Ghee, Cilantro leaves, Julienne Ginger etc

Method:
1. Add lentils in slow cooker along with water.
2. Add salt, turmeric, Red chilli pwd
3. Cook for 2 hours.
4. Prepare Tadka (Tempering/ Seasoning) by heating 2 tbsp oil in a wok.
5. Add cumin seeds. Fry for 30 secs. Add onions, green chilli and ginger-garlic paste
6. Cook for 3-4 mins. Add tomatoes and let them turn mushy. Add in garam masala and mix well.
7. Add tadka in the lentils and let cook further for 30 mins. Cooking further is optional.
These lentils will be thick. More water can be added during cooking process for soupy consistency.

Tasty Cauliflower Wings Recipe and Laton Group Notebooks

Tasty and Easy Cauliflower wings are great for snacking and quite healthy. I’ve started noting down all my recipes in special Laton Group notebooks and you can buy these books online from this Toronto based company.

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Cauliflower Wings Recipe:

1 head of Cauliflower
1/3 cup whipping Cream/milk or almond milk
3 tbsp all purpose flour
1 tbsp Soy Sauce
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Pepper ( or Paprika)
1 tsp Curry Powder
2-3 drops of oil
Water to make a paste

Season with Sesame Seeds and Green Onions

For Sauce: (Be creative/ feel free to mix and match here)
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp Hot Sauce/ Sriracha
1 tbsp BBQ Sauce/Ketchup
Few drops of Mustard/Red chilli sauce

– Marinade Cauliflower florets in flour and spice paste for 10-15 mins then bake at 425 F for 20-25 mins. Then brush with sauce and give another 10 mins. Let cool down then season with sesame seeds and green onions and serve.

How to make Badam Kulfi | Almond Ice Cream Recipe

Summer is here and so its time to enjoy summer treats like tasty homemade icecreams a.k.a Kulfi. Although Ice creams are easily available in the market during summer months, their is something special about making Kulfi at home. That sense of achievement, shared passion for quality food with friends and family and that smile on you kids face when they see a specially prepared ice cream bowl in front of them is truly something unique.
I really enjoy Badam Kulfi and here is how you can make it at home.

For Almond Ice cream

1 cup Condensed Milk
1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
1/2 to 1/4 cup Blanched Almonds

Method:

1. Put Almonds in a blender. Add Condensed milk and cardamom powder.
4. Blend everything together and pour it in popsicle moulds, plastic cups or a container.
5. Let freeze overnight or atleast 4-6 hrs. Once frozen, take out from the freezer, remove from the mould and serve the way you desire.

What Kind of Ice Cream Flavour do you Like? Also, check out our another favourite Ice cream recipe – Mango Kulfi

Easy Veggie Burger Recipe

My husband makes wicked Portobello mushroom sandwiches and here is how he does it 🙂 We usually enjoy it on the weekends as a brunch with some sort of soup.

Ingredients/Method

2-3 portobello mushrooms ( 1 mushroom per sandwich).
Toppings of your choice – We use thin slice of tomato, Sauteed onions/peppers/spinach. You can use a leave of lettuce of too.
Whole wheat bun or sandwich bread
1-2 tbsp oil
Salt and pepper. 1-2 tbsp soy sauce.
Cheese (optional)
Any sandwich spread/ or add butter/ghee on the toasted buns.
We love to add hash brown in the sandwich too 🙂

Cook the mushrooms ( on a grill, pan fry or in a bbq) after removing the tail ends and brushing them with salt/pepper/oil/soy sauce and then last 2 mins of cooking- add slice of cheese on top. Add on toasted or untoasted buns along with other toppings. you can spread sandwich spread on one side of 1 bun. Enjoy with your fav soup for a classic lunch 🙂

Also try our amazingly good, vegan hamburger made with Lentils Patty – Vegan Hamburger Recipe

Easy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe | Healthy Snacks

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip and today we make roasted Red Bell Pepper hummus. packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice.

3 Easy Hummus Recipes | 3 different Hummus Flavours

3 different Hummus Flavours

Hummus is protein rich healthy snack. It is a chickpea dip. Here we are sharing 3 different hummus recipes – packed with flavour, easy to make and perfect for sharing with friends.

Ingredients/ Method

1. Caramalized Onion Hummus

1 cup Chickpeas
1 thinly sliced onion
3 cloves
2 tsp oil (Olive or another of your choice)
3 tbsp Tahini Paste (Tahini can be made by roasted sesame seeds and making paste out of them with olive oil)
3 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt and paprika

– First we ook onions on slow heat so that they are no longer raw ( are caramalized) and then we combine all ingredients, blend them to make a smooth dip.

2. Greek Style Hummus Recipe

1 cup boiled chickpeas ( you can also use a can of chickpeas)
1 clove of garlic
1/4 to 1/2 cup yogurt
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp each Oregano, Parsley and Thyme

Combine all ingredients and blend them to get your greek style hummus

3. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe

1 Red Bell Pepper
1 cup chickpeas
2 tbsp Tahini
2 tsp Oil
2 cloves of garlic
1/2 tsp salt and Paprika
1 tbsp lemon juice

– Roast Red Peppers on a hot skillet/ in a bbq or on a grill. Then combine all ingredients and form a smooth dip. Enjoy with pita chips, dips or flatbread of your choice