Month: July 2013

Paneer Pakora

  Paneer Pakora   Pakora are popular across Pakistan, where they generally resemble those found in India. They are sometimes served in a yogurt based curry (salan), as a main dish, pakora kari, rather than as separate snacks. In this case the pakora are generally doughier and are made of […]

Radish Instant Pickle

Radish Instant pickle “Pickling” is the process of preserving food by anaerobic fermentation and storing it in an acid solution, usually vinegar. The resulting food is called a pickle. This procedure gives the food a salty or sour taste. Pickling began 4000 years ago using cucumbers native to India. It is called “achar” in northern India.India has a large […]

Palak/Spinach pakora

Palak/Spinach pakora Preparation Time: 20 minCook Time: 45 minTotal Time: 1 hr Recipe type: Snacks  Cuisine: Indian Serves: 2-3 Ingredients 1 cup besan/gram flour 1 to 1-1/2 cup spinach, finely chopped 1 green chili, chopped 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp turmeric(haldi) 1/2 cup to 1 cup water  1tbsp […]

Kadhi

Kadhi Kadhi or karhi is a North Indian dish. It is a spicy dish whose thick gravy is based on chickpea flour (called Besan in Hindi and Urdu) and contains vegetable fritters called pakoras, to which sour yogurt is added to give it little sour taste Prep Time: 30 minCook […]