Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Chilly Fried Egg

Ingredients :

> 1 egg
> 1 tbsp oil
> Salt as needed
> 1/4 tbsp chilly flakes
> 1/4 tbsp oregano

Method :

1. Put pan on flames to let it heat.
2. On heating, add oil and heat it .
3. Once the oil is heated, crack the egg and put in the pan.
4. Sprinkle chilly flakes, oregano and salt.
5. Cook on low flames till done.

[ Fried egg is accompanied here by pancakes.]

Cinnamon Black Coffee

Ingredients :

> Pinch cinnamon powder
> 1/2 tbsp coffee powder
> 1/4 tbsp sugar
> 1 cup of water

Method :

1. Heat the water on stove.
2. Before it boils, add coffee, cinnamon powder and sugar.
3. Boil in once an then reduce heat.
4. After about 10 seconds, bring the mixture to boil again and then reduce heat when it starts to boil.
5. Repeat this process 4-5 times.
6. Pour coffee in the cup and keep raising the bowl in which coffee has been prepared higher to        ensure the creation of foam.
7. Serve hot,

[ One thing to be kept in mind is that the water will evaporate during the heating process and you will be left with only half of the original amount.
Also, amounts of coffee and sugar can be changed as needed but keep cinnamon quantity low as too much of it will spoil the taste. ]

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Chicken Tacos


> 200 gm boneless chicken
> 1 tsp lemon juice
> 2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
> 2 tsp soya sauce
> 1 tsp chilli sauce
> 1 onion finely chopped
> 2 tbsp oil
> 1 capsicum diced
> 2 stick spring onion chopped[ white and green part chopped separately]
> 2-3 green chillies chopped
> 1/2 tsp black pepper
> 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
> Salt to taste

> 3/4 cup wheat flour
> 1/4 cup corn flour
> 2 tbsp oil
> Salt


1. Cut chicken in small pieces.
2. Add ginger garlic paste, salt, 1 tsp lemon juice and black pepper.
3. Marinate chicken in this mixture for 2 hours.

Preparation of Chicken:
1. Heat the wok and then put some oil.
2. After oil has heated up, add green chillies and white portion of spring onion.
3. Saute till onion is transparent.
4. Add marinated chicken, soya sauce and chili sauce.
5. Mix well and cover with lid. Keep on low flame and stir it occasionally until cooked.
6. Evaporate any remaining water.
7. Add green portion of spring onion, capsicum and onion.
8. Mix well and remove from flame.

Preparation of tortillas:
1. Mix all ingredients to make a dough.
2. Divide the dough in 6 portions.
3. Flatten the portions.
4. Heat some oil in the pan and add one portion.
5. Heat over medium flame both the sides of portion till crispy.
6. Remove and keep on napkin to drain excess oil.
7. Put chicken in the centre .
8. Put some green chillies.
9. Fold the tortilla once.
10. Serve hot with tomato sauce or salsa and chips.

Sunday, 12 July 2015

Mushroom & Peas curry


> 250 gm mushrooms
> 100 gm peas
> 1 big onion
> 1/2 inch ginger
> 1/2 tsp red chili powder
> 1 tsp roasted jeera grinded
> 1 tbsp butter
> 2 tbsp oil
> 1/4 tbsp garam masala
> 1/4 tbsp black pepper
> Salt to taste


1. Boil mushroom in hot water for 5 minutes.
2. Drain water and wash  mushrooms with running water.
3. Cut them in small pieces.
4. Put mushrooms in pan and toss in butter on slow flame till light pink.
5. Grind onion and ginger to make a paste.
6. Heat oil in wok.
7. Add the paste and cook till pink.
8. Add red chili powder.
9. Put half glass milk slowly in the wok.
10. Saute till oil starts to separate.
11. Add green peas and mushrooms.
12. Add the some of the milk and cook on slow flame till peas and mushrooms are cooked.
13. Add jeera powder, black pepper and garam masala and rest of the milk.
14. Add salt.
15. Cook on low flame till gravy thickens.
16. Serve hot with paratha.