Sunday 20 September 2015


Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time:20 minutes

For Paalak
1 bunch paalk(spinach)
1 onion chopped
1 tomato chopped
1 green chili
1" ginger chopped
5-6 cloves garlic
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 tbsp gram flour
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp catch sabzi masala
1/2 tsp degi mirch
1/2 tsp amchoor (dry mango powder)
1 tsp dry kasoori methi
1 tbsp fresh cream
salt to taste
boiled chick peas 1 cup
  1. Soak 1/2 cup chick peas overnight and boil them with some salt and water in a pressure cooker till they become tender. Keep aside.
  2. Clean ,wash and chop spinach.
  3. Take spinach,onion,tomato,green chili,ginger and garlic a pan and cook for 5 minutes till all the ingredients are cooked.
  4. Now puree the spinach along with other ingredients with the help of a blender.
  5. Dissolve gram flour in 2-3 tbsp of water and pour it in spinach puree and cook for five minutes stirring occasionally
  6. In another pan heat one tbsp of butter and add cumin seeds and when it turns brown in color add tomato puree and all the spices and salt one by one. Add 1/4 cup of water.
  7. Cook for 2 minutes and mix the tempering with the cooked spinach and mix well.
  8. Mix boiled chick peas and mix well and cook further for 5 minutes.
  9. Serve Paalak chana hot with rotis or naan. 
  10. Garnish the Paalak chana with some cream or  grated paneer . 
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Friday 4 September 2015


  1. Pull the outer husks down the ear to the base. Strip away the silk from each ear of corn by hand and place the ears of corn in a large bowl of cold water with 1 tsp of salt for 10 minutes.
  2. Remove corn from water and shake off excess water from it. 
  3. Place the corn on the grill, close the cover and grill for 15 to 20 minutes, turning every 5 minutes. Or grill it on open fire on a gas stove turning sides constantly.
  4. Remove from fire when it is evenly grilled from all the sides.
  5. Rub a fresh lemon wedge and sprinkle salt to taste or rub  juice of lemon pickle over the cob and serve hot. You can also rub salted butter over it instead.

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Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes


1 corn cob
1 tsp butter
salt to taste
red/black pepper to taste
chaat masala to taste
honey to taste
1 lemon wedge


  1. Boil or microwave the corn cob or take frozen corn cob.
  2. Heat butter in a pan and roll the corn in melted butter and cook for a while to make the corn cob warm. 
  3. Now take it out from the pan and rub lemon wedge,honey,salt,pepper and chaat masala on it.

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