ROGAN JOSH

INGREDIENTS 2 1⁄2cm fresh ginger, peeled and coarsely chopped 8garlic cloves, peeled 4tablespoons water 275 -425ml water 10tablespoons vegetable oil 1kg boneless lamb shoulderor 1 kgstewing beef or 1 kg diced chicken 10whole cardamom pods 2bay leaves 6whole cloves...

MASCARPONE-FILLED FIGS OR APRICOTS WITH AMARETTO

INGREDIENTS 3 ounces mascarpone cheese or 3 ounces cream cheese 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar 6 fresh figs or 6 canned apricot halves, drained,patted dry 2 tablespoons pine nuts, toasted 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 1⁄2 tablespoons...

FRESH FRUIT MACEDONIA

INGREDIENTS 4 cups fresh fruit 1 cup dry red wine or 1 cup dry white wine or 1 cup champagne 1⁄4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice whipped cream (optional) DIRECTIONS If necessary, peel fruits and cut into bite-size pieces to make 4 cups. Combine wine, sugar, and...

INDIAN BLACK LENTILS (KAALI DAAL)

What You’ll Need 1 cup split urad daal (black lentils, soaked overnight in water to cover) 3 cups water 2 large onions (sliced thin) 2 green chilies (slit) Pinch​ of asafetida Salt to taste 2 tablespoons neutral oil (like vegetable, canola or sunflower) 2-inch...

STRAWBERRIES WITH BALSAMIC VINEGAR OF MODENA MONARI FEDERZONI

INGREDIENTS 3 cups wild strawberries 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, of modena monari federzoni sugar DIRECTIONS Clean the strawberries thoroughly by immersing them in cold water, then remove the stalks and leaves. If using garden strawberries, chop them into 2 or 4...

STRAWBERRIES WITH CANNOLI CREAM

Ingredients 1 cup ricotta cheese (about 1/2 of a 15-ounce container) 1⁄4 cup sugar 1 1⁄2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup whipping cream 1⁄3 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 6 cups fresh strawberries, halved DIRECTIONS For cannoli cream, in a medium bowl, stir...

CHICKPEAS CURRY

Ingredients To Pressure Cook 2 cups + 2 tablespoons raw chickpeas 5-6 green cardamom pods 4-5 black peppercorn 2 bay leaves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 tea bags salt, to taste For The Chole Masala 3/4 cup pureed onion [from 2 small onions] 5 cups pureed tomatoes [from 4...

KHEEMA

Ingredients   3 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium onion, finely diced 4 cloves garlic, minced One 1-inch thumb fresh ginger, peeled and minced 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon store-bought or Homemade Garam Masala, recipe follows 1/2...

VEGETABLE PULAO RECIPE

Vegetable Pulao Recipe 1 cup brown basmati rice 1 inch cinnamon stick 1/2 teaspoon chopped peppercorns 1 teaspoon powdered red chilli 2 cup water 1 medium diced onion 1 teaspoon clove 2 black cardamom 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon virgin olive oil For The Main Dish 1/2...

ITALIAN LOVE CAKE

INGREDIENTS 2 lbs ricotta cheese 1 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 (3 3/4 ounce) box instant chocolate pudding mix 1 cup milk 8 ounces non-dairy whipped topping, thawed (such as CoolWhip) 1 box fudge marble cake mix DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees....

ALOO GOBI

INGREDIENTSNutrition 1⁄4cup vegetable oil 1large onion, peeled and cut into small pieces 1bunch fresh coriander, separated into stalks and leaves and roughly chopped 1small green chili, chopped into small pieces (or one teaspoon chili powder) 1large cauliflower,...

ITALIAN BREAD

INGREDIENTS 1 (1/4 ounce) package active dry yeast (2 1/4 teaspoons) 2 cups warm water (110 to 115 ) 1 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 5 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour DIRECTIONS In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, salt and 3 cups flour. Beat on...

KHEER

INGREDIENTSNutrition 100g basmati rice, washed and drained 1can sweetened condensed milk 1liter fresh milk cardamom powder, to taste (elaichi) 3 -5chopped plain pistachiosor 3 -5 almonds, for garnishing (I prefer pistachios) DIRECTIONS Wash the rice in 2-3 changes of...

AUTHENTIC ITALIAN TOMATO SAUCE

INGREDIENTS 2 (28 ounce) cans tomato puree 1 (28 ounce) canpeeled plum tomatoes 2 cloves garlic 1 small onion, diced 6 cloves 1 teaspoon basil 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 2 tablespoons sugar 1⁄4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 cup grated...

PAKORA

Ingredients 100g gram flour, sieved 1 medium onion 3 medium potatoes 1 tsp of salt 2 tsp of garam masala 1 tsp of turmeric 2 chillies, finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger, grated (optional) Handful of coriander, chopped 2 tsp of dried fenugreek leaves 1 tsp of cumin seeds...