Chilli Paneer

Overview When we go out to dine in restaurants, along with the usual Punjabi food, two Indo-Chinese dishes that make an appearance on the table are Manchurian or Chilly Paneer. These can be easily made at home too. Briefing PREPARATION Time Cooking Time Serves (no. of people) 20 mins 15 mins Four Ingredients for Chilly Paneer Ingredients for marination:…

Patwadi – Authentic Maharashtra

Overview These are savoury besan bites which are served as a side dish or can be had with dipped in curry, to make that in to Patwadi Curry. Makes a great dish when you run out of vegetables! Briefing PREPARATION Time Cooking Time Serves (no. of people) 5-10 mins 15 mins Four Ingredients for Patwadi Besan  1&1/2 cup…

Paneer Butter Masala

Overview This versatile Indian cheese is used in an array of vegetarian recipes especially in North India. In this recipe chunks of fresh cottage cheese are cooked in a rich creamy onion tomato masala and a good dose of butter, only to be finished off with another dollop of fresh cream. So its fully loaded!…

Punjabi Paneer Tikka

Overview History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit. This is a perfect example of diversity in soil type,…

Punjabi Tandoori Chicken

Overview Tandoori chicken is something that has pretty much put India on the global food map, several years ago! Chicken pieces marinated in yogurt and powdered spices, grilled in a clay pot tandoor till the outside is beautifully charred and the meat is juicy, succulent and falls of the bone. Any Punjabi, for that matter…