Author: Maria John

Chats & Snacks

Aloo Bonda

Ingredients: 4 Potatoes (Boiled and mashed), 2 Cups Besan Powder, 2 Green Chillies(chopped), ½ tsp Chilli Powder, Salt to Taste, ¼ tsp Garam Masala, Oil for deep fry How to Prepare: Put besan powder, ¼ tsp chilli powder, salt in a mixing bowl and make a batter of medium consistency. […]

Chats & Snacks

Onion Pakora

Ingredients: 1 Cup Besan, 1 tsp Rice Flour, 3 Green Chilli (finely chopped), 1 Cup Onion (Thin Sliced), 1 tsp Chilli Powder, 2 String Curry Leaves(chopped), Coriander Leaves(Chopped), Salt to Taste, Oil for deep Fry. How to Prepare: In a mixing bowl, put onion slices, besan, green chillies, coriander and […]

Curries & Gravies

Channa Masala

Ingredients: 1 cup Channa, 2 tbsp Oil, 2 onions(finely chopped), ½ cup Onion paste, 2 medium tomatoes(finely chopped), 1 tsp  Ginger paste, 1 tsp  cumin powder,  ½ tsp Garam Masala powder, ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp Tamrind juice,  ½ tsp Amchur Powder, Salt to taste, […]

Mutton Recipes

Malabar Mutton Fry

Ingredients: 800 gm Mutton, 2 Medium Onion, 2 tbsp Ginger & Garlic Paste, 1 tsp Green Chilly Paste, Mustard, Curry Leaves, Turmeric, Chilly Powder, Salt to Taste For Masala: 1 tsp Jeera, Coriander 1/2 tsp, 3 Red Chilly, 1/2 tsp Fenugreek Seeds, 2 pcs  Cinnamon Stick , 5 Cardamom, 6 […]

Curries & Gravies

Aloo Matar Masala

Ingredients: 3 Potatoes (2 boiled,1 mashed), 1/2 cup Peas(boiled),1 Onion, 3 Tomatoes(chopped finely), 1 inch Ginger, 1/2  tsp Corainder powder, 1 tsp Red chilli powder, 1/2 tsp Garam masala,1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 tbsp Oil, 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder, Corainder leaves, 1/2 cup Curd, 3 Green […]

Curries & Gravies

Cabbage Kofta Curry

Ingredients: For Koftas: 1/2 Cabbage Shredded, Oil for frying, 2 tbsp Maida, For Masala: 1 medium size onion, 2 medium size Tomatoes, 1-inch ginger, 1 Cardamom, 1 Cinnamon stick, 1 Clove, 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds, 1 tsp Coriander powder, 1 tsp chilli powder. Grind & keep aside. For Seasoning: 1 […]


Channa Palak

Ingredients: 1 Cup White Channa, 1 Cup Spinach (Chopped & Par-Boiled), 1 Onion , 2 Tomatoes,1 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste, 3 Green Chilli (Chopped), 1 Tsp Channa Masala Powder, ¼ Tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 Tsp Garam Masala Powder,  2 Tbsp Oil, Salt To Taste How to Prepare: Soak white channa […]

Chicken Recipes

Chettinad Chicken

A number of recipes are very regular in our homes. However, there are many such recipes we seldom use in our regular usage in comparison to that when we dine outside for special occasions. One of the kinds of special or rare cases of chicken we normally find to taste […]

Healthy, Oats Recipes

Oats Stuffed Paratha

Ingredients: 1/2 Cup Oats, 1 Cup Wheat Flour, Little milk for kneading the dough (optional), Salt to Taste For Stuffing: Mix 50 gms Grated Paneer, 2 Green Chillies(chopped), Little Coriander Leaves, Salt to Taste How to Prepare: Make powder of oats and mix with wheat flour. Add milk/water and knead […]

Curries & Gravies

Aloo Dum

Ingredients: 1/2 Kg Potatoes(small), 3 tbsp Oil, 1 Bay Leaf, 1 Onion, 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste, 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds, ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder, 3 tbsp Yogurt, 2 tsp Coriander Powder, 1 Tomato, 1 Capsicum How to Prepare: Heat oil in a pan, add […]

Rice Varieties

Jeera Rice-Cumin Rice

Ingredients: 2 Cups Basmati Rice (washed & soaked for 30 mins), 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste, 2 tsp Cumin Seeds, 1 Large Onion (thinly sliced), 5 Green Chillies (slitted), 2 tbsp Oil/Ghee, Salt to Taste, Water 4 1/2Cups How to Prepare: Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds. […]


Aloo Gobi Masala

Ingredients: 2 tbsp Oil, 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste, 2 Green Chillies(finely chopped), 1 tsp Cumin Seeds, 1 tsp Turmeric Powder, 1 tsp Garam Masala, 1 tsp Red Chilli Powder, 1 tsp Coriander Powder, 1 tsp Cumin Powder, 1 cup Potatoes (chopped), 1 Cup Cauliflower, 2 Tomatoes, Half a cup Peas, […]