Mrudgandh

Basil fried rice

Recipe by Ameya Joshi
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

10

minutes

Ingredients

  • Have a farm in Mrudugandh
  • Plant basil

Directions

  • Pluck enough basil
    Roughly 40 to 50gm per person
  • Clean the leaves
  • Soak almonds for 15 - 20 mins
  • Remove the almond covering
  • Make a fine paste add water if needed
  • Basil paste is ready
    It starts getting blackish in 30 mins
    Plan to use it within an hour
  • In a large pan / kadhai
    Saute onions
  • Cook chicken
  • Mix the basil paste and further cook the chicken on slow flame
  • When chicken is cooked, add some water , salt and add rice
  • Mix well
  • Optional
    Add baby corn / zuccini
  • Dish is ready
     

    Chimichurri Sauce

    Recipe by Roopa Luktuke
    Servings

    5

    servings
    Prep time

    15

    minutes
    Cooking time

    20

    minutes

    Ingredients

    • Chimichurri is an uncooked sauce used both as an ingredient in cooking and as a table condiment for various things such as crackers, cucumber/ carrot sticks, salads, boiled eggs etc. Also it’s an excellent marinade for meat and poultry. Found in Argentinian and Uruguayan cuisines, the sauce comes in a green and red version. It is made of finely chopped parsley, minced garlic, olive oil, oregano and red wine vinegar.

    Directions

    • 1 medium sized shallot/ onion finely chopped

    • chile or red jalapeño, finely chopped

    • 3–4 garlic cloves, finely chopped

    • ½ cup red wine vinegar

    • 1 tsp. salt (as per taste)

    • 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro/ Coriander

    • 1/2 cup finely chopped parsley

    • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped oregano

    • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil

    • Preparation-

      Blend all these ingredients together in a blender jar. Don’t make a very fine paste. Let it remain coarse. whisk in some more oil if needed. Add some lemon juice to balance the taste. Transfer this chimichurri sauce in a small bowl. Cover it with a lid and store it in the fridge.

       

       

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      Crispy Bitter Gourd Recipe

      Recipe by Pallavi Pethkar
      Servings

      4

      servings
      Prep time

      15

      minutes
      Cooking time

      10

      minutes

      Ingredients

      • Bitter gourd (medium ) size - 2
      • Salt 

      • Chilli powder 1tsp
      • Turmeric ½ tsp
      • Dry mango powder ½ tsp
      • Coriander powder ½ tsp
      • Cumin powder ½ tsp
      • Cornflour 1 tbsp
      • Lemon juice 1tsp
      • Green Chillies 4
      • Curry leaves 5-6
      • Sesame seeds 1tsp
      • Oil for frying 

      Directions

      • Cut the Bitter gourd into thin slices. Add salt & let it rest for 15 min.
      • Squeeze out the water to remove the bitterness.
      • Add the above ingredients to the slices, mix well & fry along with curry leaves & green chillies on medium flame till the slices are brown & crispy.
      • Garnish with sesame seeds & serve.
         

        Red cabbage salad

        Recipe by Apoorva Kulkarni
        Servings

        5

        servings
        Prep time

        15

        minutes
        Cooking time

        20

        minutes

        Ingredients

        • Shred | Slice Cabbage

        • Carrot Shred I slice (optional)

        • Beetroot (optional)

        • Small Tomatoes

        • Corn - (Boiled)

        • Boiled Brocolli

        • Cumin seeds

        • Ajwain

        • Salt, Sugar

        • Salad Dressing

        • Olive Oil

        • Thousand Island Dressing (optional)

        Directions

        • Mix Shred/ sliced Cabbage with Beetroot, corp, Brocolli,

          Cherry Tomatoes, Carrot

        • Add 1/2 Tsp Cumin seeds & Ajwain.

          Cherry Tomatoes, Carrot

        • Add 1 Tsp Olive oil

        • Add Salt & sugar as per taste

        • Add salad Dressing Powder, Pepper powder.

        • For more faste you can add Thousand Island Dresting

        • Mix Well.

        • het it cool in freeze

        • Serve with Nasturtium on top

          Salad

          Recipe by Nandini Dhulap
          Servings

          5

          servings
          Prep time

          15

          minutes
          Cooking time

          20

          minutes

          Ingredients

          • Dice cucumber, tomato, lettuce and any fruit of your choice (apple, pomogrante, orange any of these tastes good)

          • Nuts of your choice (seeds of pumkin, sunflower, cucumber etc or walnuts tastes good)

          • Corriender for garnishing

          • 2 tsp of olive oil or flax seeds oil

          • Half lemon juice

          • Mixed herbs

          • Black pepper

          • 2tsp honey

          • Chilli flakes

          Directions

          • Steam the beans till soft.

             

            Broccoli Soup Recipe

            Recipe by Pallavi Pethkar
            Servings

            5

            servings
            Prep time

            15

            minutes
            Cooking time

            20

            minutes

            Ingredients

            • Broccoli-250g (florets)

            • Onion-1 Medium Size (Finely chopped)

            • Garlic Cloves - 2 to 3

            • Butter - 1 Tbsp

            • Maida - 1 Tbsp

            • Milk - 300ml

            • Black Pepper - 1 Tsp

            • Jeera Powder - 1 Tsp

            • Olive Oil - 1 Tbsp

            Directions

            • In a pan (on medium heat) add oil, onion and garlic. Cook till onions get translucent.

            • Add water, salt and pepper, bring to a boil.

            • Add broccoli florets and cook for 2-3 mins.

            • Cool down the mixture and grind it to form a puree.

            • Heat butter in a pan on medium heat, add maida and mix well. Add salt and cook for 2 mins while continuously stirring.

            • Add milk gradually & cook for 2 to 3 mins and keep stirring so that lumps are not formed.

            • Add the broccoli mixture and mix well.

            • Add black pepper, jeera and salt. Cook on medium heat and bring to a simmer.

              Soup is Ready to be served.

              Garnish with fresh cream.