This week’s top picks are some fabulous Indian recipes – ranging from simple sabzis to delicious one pot meals – each different but all delicious. The fact that they are all perfectly suited to fix your monsoon food cravings is just another plus! Take a look
Strips of whole wheat flour rotis cooked in a sweet spicy dal. This one pot meal is a Gujarati classic and a must try if you want to really enjoy the fabulousness of vegetarian Indian cuisine. A tempering of button red chillies and mustard seeds in desi ghee finishes the dish and makes it perfect for a comforting monsoon meal.
This delicious roasted mashed brinjal dish is one of the most comforting things to eat along with crisp paranthas. Large brinjals are charred on an open flame, mashed and mixed along with chopped onions, tomatoes and basic spices. The mouthwatering smoky flavour that comes from charring the baingan is what makes this dish so amazing.
A colourful mix of assorted vegetables, basmati rice and spicy masala base layered together in individual sealed earthen pots and cooked in the oven till enough steam has formed to marry all these beautiful flavours. Some people say vegetarian biryanis are just pulaos but this recipe begs to differ!
The beautiful colour and aroma of this aloo recipe is enough to make you really hungry. Deep fried baby potatoes cooked in a masala made with ingredients like kashmiri red chilli paste, cardamom powder, fennel seed powder and creamy yogurt.
A colourful melange of vegetables cooked in a masala paste of tomatoes, fresh coconut and red chillies, tempered with curry leaves and coconut oil. This light and nutritious curry is great with rice or appams, especially on a rainy day.
HANAN ( A Girl Who sold fish to fund her studies ) Hanan a 19-year-Old Kerala girl coming from a family consisting of an Alcohol father and an ailing mother. With no means of Livelihood to run the family, Hanan had to stand on her own legs and do all odd jobs to support her education and family.