A hearty and filling soup, lentil soup is a delicious dish that's perfect for a chilly day. Learn how to give it a smoky flavor with freshly roasted cumin seeds. lentils, olive oil, vegetable stock, dry cooking sherry, red wine vinegar, chopped tomatoes, fresh or frozen corn, carrots, onion, garlic cloves, bay leaf, chili powder, cumin seeds and pepper to taste.
Watch as Manjula prepares a delicious Indian side dish. This spicy potato recipe serves four. You will need:
Watch as Manjula prepares Indian moong dal dosa. This version of dosa is much easier to make since it does not require overnight fermentation.
Tindora is a green vegetable which is popular in many parts of India and is known by many names (ivy gourd, kovakai, tondli, giloda…just to name a few). It resembles a watermelon but is only the size of your little pinky. Tindora can be cooked as a subzi all by itself or mixed with other vegetables like potato. Tindora are also used in many sambar recipes. When you’re running out of vegetables to cook, don’t pass up Tindora in the grocery aisle and try this simple, yet delicious subzi recipe.
Forget the Indian take out tonight, watch this how to video and learn how to make a delicious Indian dish. In this video Manjula shows you how to make malai kofta. Malai kofta are dumplings in a creamy gravy, they make a good side dish for any formal dinner party.
Watch as Manjula prepares two vegetarian versions of this classic Indian toor dal. You will need:
In this video, we learn how to make Indian suka aloo. First, add butter to a wok, then add in cumin seeds, sliced onions, salt, sliced garlic, sliced ginger, sliced green chili, turmeric powder, and then mix together. After these have browned, add in chopped coriander leaves, then add in a pinch of cumin seed powder and chili powder. After this, add in sliced potatoes and toss all the ingredients together until the potatoes are browned. Now, add in more salt and cook on a slow flame for 10-12...
Watch as Manjula prepares Indian upma sooji. This popular dish is great for breakfast as its similar to cream of wheat.
There aren’t too many people who don’t like paneer, an Indian homemade cheese. You won’t be able to resist this colorful and simply delicious way to enjoy paneer. The combination of cumin, fennel, onion and mustard seeds puts a whole new twist on this protein packed dish! Watch this how to video and try this tangy Indian paneer recipe today.
Manjula will be demonstrating a great recipe for asparagus and ginger. It is preferred to be used as an appetizer or salad.
Watch this how to video as Manjula shows you how to prepare a popular Indian dish, pulav. Its is more commonly known as vegetable rice and it can be served as main or side dish.
How to cook Puerco Pibil by Robert Rodriguez. This is an excellent spicy breakfast. This is the slow roasted pork as seen is his film Once Upon a Time in Mexico. 5T whole annato seeds 2t whole cumin seeds
Chole(chick peas)cooked with tomato puree, cumin seed, ajwain seed, chat masala,chilli powder and coriander powder. Very tasty and popular Indian food made for special occasions and also regaular meals, we're sure you'll enjoy rawalpindi chole or chick pea curry.
Anuja and Hetal teaches to make an Indian chaat: Ragda patties (pattice). First add the soaked vatana with 6 cups of water and salt in a pressure cooker till a whistle blows and let it till the pressure goes down. Now add mustard seeds in a pan with some oil in it and heat till the seeds pop. Add cumin seeds and when it turns into golden color add peanuts, sesame seeds and let it to pop. Add turmeric powder, curry leaves, ginger, garlic, green chilies and onion. Mix it till the onions become ...
Watch as Manjula prepares Indian pakora. This bread makes a delicious appetizer or finger food. For this recipe you will need:
Watch as Manjula shows you how to prepare lentil dumplings in yogurt, or as they are more commonly known in India dahi vada.
Tadka Dal Fry (aka Tadka Dhal) is a wonderful combination of 3 different types of Daals (lentils). The taste is just amazing and will have everyone guessing which daal it is. Blend it well for a smooth texture or leave it where you can see the channa daal and enjoy the textured look and feel. Watch this how to video to learn how to make tadka dal fry.
Many regions in India have their own style of cooking kadhi, a yogurt based curry (or soup). Punjabi kadhi is easily recognizable because it has pakodas, fried dumplings made of chickpea flour. Punjabi Kadhi can be enjoyed with plain white rice or chapati. Try this tangy and delicious recipe for Punjabi Kadhi.
Got a hankering for Indian food? Then step away from the curry for once and try a different taste of India tonight: This spicy okra dish. Called Indian bhindi masala, this dish combines healthy and crunchy okra with signature Indian spices like cumin seed, tumeric, and red chili powder for a bonanza of a taste explosion.
This video demonstrates how to prepare a vegetarian crispy Okra dish. For this you will need Okra, green chili, dried red chili, cumin, salt, and canola oil. Wash and dry the Okra before cutting it to thin slices as shown. Add the Okra to a large pan with canola oil, followed by the salt, cumin seed, and red chili. Cover it and leave it on the stove for about 20 minutes. After 20 minutes open and stir it for a while to lose its moisture. Take it off the stove and serve it in a dish.
Make a classic spicy curry with cook Gary Rhodes. You will need Kashmiri chilies, garlic, cloves, tumeric, black peppercorns, cumin seeds, cider vinegar, boneless pork, vegetable oil, red onions, and potatoes. Watch this video cooking tutorial and learn how to make a spicy Indian pork vindaloo curry.
Watch as Manjula shows you how to prepare a delicious potato curry with yogurt gravy. For this recipe you will need:
Watch as Manjula prepares Indian vegetable pakora, its greats as a snack or appetizer. For this recipe you will need:
Watch as Manjula shows you how to prepares butter panner masala, a deliciously rich Indian dish. You will need:
Watch as Manjula prepares this hari chutney, a classic Indian cilantro chutney. You will need:
Watch as Manjula prepares mattar paneer, a popular North Indian dish. You will need:
Watch as Manjula prepares tamarind chutney, a classic Indian sauce that can be used on almost any type of dish.
This how to video shows you how to cook up a deliciously dry Indian style karela chutney. For those of you how don't know what karela is, karela is also known as bitter ground or bitter melon. Watch and learn how to cook karela chutney.
Indian Cooking Classes demonstrates how to prepare Ghiya Curry. This dish is made with opo squash, roma tomatoes, sliced onions and garlic, tomato sauce, oil and spices. This dish is made very quickly in a pressure cooker.
Aloo gobi masala is a flavorful Indian vegetarian dish made with potatoes, cauliflower and many spices. Watch this how-to video and try this recipe. Enjoy your creation with chappati, paratha or rice and daal. It’s delicious!
Instead of serving the same old biscuits, mashed potatoes and gravy for dinner tonight, why not take your family on an exotic taste adventure by fixing them pani puri? Pani puri is a puffed Indian flat bread that can be served with condiments like mint, tamarind water, and chili.
Many people consider lima beans (also known as butter beans) boring, but here’s a way to make lima beans curry that will spruce up this usually ignored vegetable. When combined with whole grains such as rice, lima beans provide virtually fat-free high quality protein and a very good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber. Watch this how to video to learn how to prepare Indian style lima bean curry.
Spinach raita is yet another tasty way to prepare the ever popular green vegetable. Spinach is a rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, tocopherol, vitamin E, vitamin K and magnesium. It also contains several vital antioxidantS and folic acid. Watch this How-to video and try this spinach and yogurt combo with rice or chapattis. It’s a perfect accompaniment to any meal.
Veggies don't have to be boring. If your conception of eating veggies is still the baring and tasteless steamed kind, then you're missing out on a whole world of flavor. Don't believe us?
Carolineartiss teaches you how to make a healthy potato salad. Take 1 kilogram of new potatoes, wash them and cut them in half. Add one teaspoon of paprika, a pinch of turmeric and some ground cumin seeds. Also add ground coriander. Also add some salt on top and mix them all together. Drizzle a bit of olive oil on top of the potatoes in the cooking pan. Place them in the oven at 195 degrees centigrade for about 40 minutes. Chop the small red onion, with a celery. Add those on top of the potat...
This video will show you how to make Ropa Vieja, also known as Shredded Beef. Follow these easy steps to make Ropa Vieja (Shredded Beef): You will need: 3 lbs flank steak 12 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 large onions diced 1 large green bell pepper, cored seeded and diced 1 large red bell pepper, cored seeded and diced 4 tablespoons crushed garlic 2-15 ounce cans tomato sauce pinch of cumin powder 2 tablespoons oregano 1 cup vino seco (dry white wine) 1-15 ounce can sweet early peas (low sodium) ...
Chef Suvir Saran shares his recipe for curried summer squash. - Combine canola oil, 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds, 3 red chilies, 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds, and 12 curry leaves in a pan and stir fry the ingredients.
Watch as our host Manjula demonstrates how to prepare this popular north India treat, samosas. For the crust you will need:
Watch this how to video and learn how to make Indian spicy potatoes and cauliflower. Our host shows you how to make this popular dish that is more commonly known as aloo gobi. Its to for putting in sandwiches.
Watch this how to video as Manjula shows you how to cook up a corn veggie soup. This Indian style recipe makes a great healthy and vegetarian dish.