Archive for the category ‘Recipe’

Jun 30

Prama’s Tomato Sauce

A classy tomato based sauce from Prama bhabhi. Reeeeallly yummy! Peel and remove the seeds of 1 kg of tomatoes (about 12 medium sized ones). Cut them up into medium sized chunks. Finely grate a 3 inch piece of ginger. In a heavy bottomed vessel, melt 100 gms of butter, add a slit green chilly […]

Jun 23

Oral Orgasm

Relax, it’s a recipe ok?! This is a spin off on the Banoffee Pie recipe and also takes some time to prepare, so plan in advance. It gives serious competition to Banoffee pie as my favourite dessert, and it doesn’t have as much sugar as Banoffee pie does. And it doesn’t require the toffee, so […]

Jun 17

Banoffee Pie

This recipe takes a long time to prepare. You will need to start early afternoon to get it ready by dinnertime. But, it’s truly worth the effort. It’s one of the most delicious desserts I have ever had. And, yes it has (tons of) sugar in it You will need: 4 tablespoons of finely ground […]

Jun 5

Stewed Apples with Whipped Cream

We had this late late at night when we went to Prama and Ranji Bhandaris home… and we simply couldn’t get enough of it for the next few days A very simple dessert to make, and it tastes divine! In a medium sized heavy bottomed pan, start to boil 1 and a half glasses of […]

Jun 2

Ginger Lemon Tea

Dinesh and I spent an extremely pleasurable 5 days with Prama and Ranji Bhandari at their very beautiful home in Delhi. Prama aunty is a brilliant cook and i made her share some of her secret recipes with me… We shared many meals amidst sparkling conversation and super tasty food and one of the things […]

May 27

Sesame Tofu

Cut up a packet of (preferably firm) tofu (about 200 gms) into approximately 1-inch cubes. On a tray (I used a cutting board) spread out 3-4 tablespoons of sesame seeds. Put the tofu pieces on the seeds and gently press each piece, so that the seeds get stuck to the tofu piece. Coat the tofu […]

May 19

Whipping Cream

For whipping the cream, you need to prepare a bit: First get yourself some nice (whipping) cream and put it in the fridge, not the freezer, so that its very cold but not frozen, few hours is enough. Don’t use the Amul fresh cream that you get in the tetra pack. This method doesn’t work […]

May 12

Mushroom Pate

1 packet of mushrooms washed and roughly cut into chunky pieces 1 big carrot peeled and grated 1 clove of garlic finely chopped 2-3 dried red chillies (optional) A small quantity of any left over veggie you want to add … I used a small zucchini piece that was waiting it’s turn in the fridge […]

May 1

Tofu Dip

A really quick and easy dip… 1 packet tofu (100 gms) roughly cut into small pieces, use cold tofu from the fridge 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 tablespoons of Soya Sauce 1 tablespoon of Balsamic Vinegar 1 teaspoon of Dhania Jeera powder 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped Salt and pepper to taste Juice of […]

Mar 21

Dhansakh

No blog by a parsi who loves to cook (and eat) will ever be complete without his recipe of Dhansakh! And since today is Parsi New Year, here is a fantastic recipe for all of you… cook and enjoy with friends, family and loved ones! A quintessential Parsi speciality! Made for lazy Sunday dinners, and […]

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