Punjabi Cooking

Everyday Jeera Rice

Everyday Jeera Rice

This is a simple everyday recipe which you can cook on daily basis. There are more elaborate recipes which involve more spices and Ghee which are good for special occassions.   Ingredients 2 Cup Rice 4 cups Water 1 teaspoon Jeera(Cumin) Seeds 1 teaspoon Oil Bay Leaves 2 Preparation Wash…

Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa

With the festive season on its way, make this delicious Sooji(Semolina) Halwa. All you need is Semolina, Sugar, Ghee and Water and you are on you way to have this delicious and filling dessert.   Ingredients 1/2 cup Sooji (Semolina) Ghee(Pure Ghee /Desi Ghee) 1/2 cup. Sugar 1/2 cup Sultanas(Kishmish)…

Masala Beans

Masala Beans

Masala Beans (Beans Masala) Subzi – Green Beans are are a good way to keep the sugar levels stable. Ingredients French Beans – diced 1 Cup Garlic Paste 1 tablespoon Ginger Paste 1 teaspoon Garam Masala 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder 1 teaspoon Grated Coconut 2 tablespoon(Normally Coconut is not used…

Punjabi Chole or Chickpeas

Punjabi Chole or Chickpeas

Punjabi Chole is chickpeas boiled and spiced up in a thick gravy. When you have it at restaurant you would notice that the colour of the dish is dark brown but when you usually make them at home they would turn up yellowish. Here are some simple tips which can…

Punjabi Kale Chole

Punjabi Kale Chole

Kale Chole or Kale Chane is a high protein food and is an excellent source of protein. I remember my mother preparing Kale Chole each saturday for dinner or lunch. You can have it with gravy or make a dry dish without gravy. Ingredients Black Chole 1 Cup Onion finely…

Punjabi Shahi Paneer

Punjabi Shahi Paneer

Shahi Paneer is a rich dish which is always at the center stage in any party dinner or lunch. All restaurants and caterers have this on their menu.     Ingredients PaneerĀ  500 grams (cube them) ( You can also get already cubed Paneer in the frozen section of Indian…