Basil fried rice
- Have a farm in Mrudugandh
- Plant basil
- 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 / kadhaiSaute 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
- OptionalAdd baby corn / zuccini
- Dish is ready
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.
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
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.
Crispy Bitter Gourd Recipe
- Bitter gourd (medium ) size - 2
- 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
- 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
Shred | Slice Cabbage
Carrot Shred I slice (optional)
Corn - (Boiled)
Thousand Island Dressing (optional)
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
het it cool in freeze
Serve with Nasturtium on top
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
Steam the beans till soft.
Broccoli Soup Recipe
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
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.