Archive for the category ‘Recipe’

Oct 1

Stavanger & Gaucomole

Early next morning, we drove to Frankfurt and onto the flight for Stavanger… On the flight Guruji served us Upma and sandwiches that Urmila had packed for us… It felt so very special. And he kept asking after we were done, “aur chahiye?!” (will you have some more?!)… Reached Stavanger to a spirited welcome by […]

Sep 18

Toasted Tawa Bread

Bread Butter Sliced Cheese Pesto and/or Sundried tomato paste Btw, Here is my recipe for Pesto Fresh Basil leaves Tomato Olive oil Caesar Dressing (optional) Thinly slice a tomato and separate out and wash a few fresh basil and spinach leaves. On two slices of bread, spread some butter and some pesto or sundried tomato […]

Sep 4

Apple and Potato Soup

Apple and Potato??? Yup you read it right! I ate (do you eat or drink soup? Well, whatever…) this soup in the ITC Eden Pavilion at Kolkata… and as usual modified it to taste better It is incredibly simple to make and tastes otherworldly… 5 medium sized sweet apples, peeled, cored and cut into medium […]

Sep 2

Cutlets

This will require some planning. Curdle about a liter of milk by adding juice of a lemon. Drain the water, we will not need it but its very healthy and can be used to make rice in or add to flour to make chapattis, etc. Hang the curdled part in a muslin cloth or a […]

Aug 31

Aglio e Olio

Very tasty, very classy and extremely quick spaghetti to make … Though strictly speaking aglio e olio means only garlic and olive oil, i like to add just a teeny bit of other veggies to give it colour and make it more interesting! For 4 people, you will need 3/4th a packet of whole wheat […]

Aug 9

Musk Melon Salad

This is a fantastic cold salad that i promised everyone… Musk Melon is a fruit which i would usually give a miss… This recipe from Tina (Vikram’s wife) makes it “almost edible” in Vikram’s words :)… It tastes refreshingly good and can make a colurful addition to the table and will go very well with […]

Aug 7

Basil Pumpkin Soup

We had recently been to this fantastic restaurant called Flags in Mumbai. Then we went to their branch in Poona and were sorely dissapointed with almost everything there. It was very strange how it was almost perfect and Bombay and completely sucked really big time in Poona :)… But that’s another story and we will […]

Aug 6

Breadzza!!!

Too lazy to make a pizza base from scratch? (i have a superb recipe for it, you will just have to wait until i perfect it and post it here), ok then make Breadzza!! It’s really really simple to make and tastes absolutely awesome (of course!) You will need: For the Pizza Sauce 10 tomatoes […]

Jul 18

Do you really cook?

I had this question in one of the comments to the stir fry veggies post… Here is my (indignant) answer: Every single recipe that’s on this blog is cooked at least 3-5 times in my Ashram kitchen… not just by me, but by other people too… Every single photo has been taken of the food […]

Jul 17

Stir fry Veggies

A very yummy continental flavoured stir fry, quite quick to make… 1/3 a broccoli (or a full small one) chopped into medium sized florets 1 medium (green) zucchini thinly sliced 2 carrots peeled and cut into thin strips a generous handful of french beans cut thinly 300 gms frozen peas soaked in water (or fresh […]

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