April 23, 2013

Paneer with Jalapeño & Tomato


  • Paneer
  • Tomatoes
  • Onions
  • Jalapeños
  • Haldi (tumeric powder)
  • Chili
  • Salt

Thaw a block of paneer for a few minutes.

Use your hands to crumple into small pieces.

Cut tomatoes, onions and jalapeños (fajita style).

Sautee onions first. Then add the cut tomatoes.

Add salt, haldi, and chilly powder. Let it simmer until pureed.

Add jalapeño peppers.

Add the crumpled paneer pieces.

Let it simmer and crush paneer pieces evenly so it absorbs all the flavors.

Enjoy with naan or roti (Indian breads)!

April 15, 2013

Corn Tortillas

Home made corn tortillas!


  • Maseca (corn flour) found in any Mexican store
  • Water
  • Tortiadora-Tortilla maker (found at any Mexican store/flea market)

Add Masa  to a container (1 cup approx 3 small tortillas).

Add water until dough is soft and malleable in your hands.

Make plastic covers for the Tortiadora (tortilla maker). You may use a plastic bag.

Make small balls and place them on top of the plastic inside the Tortiadora.

Press firmly until flattened.

Cook in a flat pan (comal).

Let one side cook thoroughly before flipping over.

Flip over until puffed.

Store in aluminum or cloth towel.

Enjoy with tinga or any of our other taco fillings or as a burrito!