Chana (chickpea) rice

Ingredients  2 cups basmati rice  1 can chickpeas  2 cups water 1 chopped onion  4 chillies slit  2 tablespoons ghee  Few pepper corns 1 bay leaf  1 teaspoon jeera/cumin seeds  1 cinnamon stick  Few cloves  1 tablespoon salt Method In a pot add ghee, onions, chillies, bay leaf, jeera, pepper corns, cinnamon and  cloves. Cook … More Chana (chickpea) rice

Grilled steak 

​Ingredients  4 rump steak fillets 1 tablespoon ginger and garlic paste 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons chillie powder 2 teaspoon garam masala  1 tablespoon oil Method Marinate the steak using all ingredients. Then grill the steak. Serve chips and bread rolls. Enjoy

Semolina cake (soji)

Ingredients  2 eggs  100g butter 1 cup castor sugar  1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup milk 1 1/2 cup cake flour 1/2 cup semolina  3 teaspoons baking powder  Method Cream butter and sugar until combined. Add 1 egg at a time and whisk then add vanilla essence. Add flour, semolina, baking powder and milk a and … More Semolina cake (soji)

kichri

​Ingredients  1 cup basmati rice 1/2 cup pink masoor dhall  1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 tablespoon salt 2 1/2 cups water Method  In a pot boil the rice with all the ingredients  for 15 minutes or until cooked. Serve hot. Enjoy

Fried fish 

​Ingredients  1 line fish cleaned and cut into pieces  1/2 tablespoon haldi/turmeric powder  2 tablespoons chillie powder 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon oil Oil for frying  Method Marinate the fish with all spices and oil. Fry in oil until golden. Serve with chips and sauce. Enjoy 

Madeira cake

Ingredients 100g butter 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 cup icing sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cup cake flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup milk Method 1. Cream butter and sugar. 2. Add eggs and vanilla essence and whisk until smooth. 3. Add stifted flour, baking powder and milk and mix until well combined. … More Madeira cake

Butter chicken 

​Ingredients  1 full chicken cut up  2 onions chopped  2 tomatoes chopped  3 green chillies slit 1 bay leaf Curry leaves 3 tablespoons ghee 2 tablespoons ginger and garlic paste 1 teaspoon jeera/cumin seeds 1 tablespoon chillie powder 1 tablespoon mix masala  1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon turmeric/haldi 500 ml fresh cream Method In a … More Butter chicken