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Showing posts with label dhaniya. Show all posts

May 5, 2013

Aloo Jira (Fennel)


  • Potatoes (white, red or gold are ok)
  • Red Onions
  • Haldi (tummeric)
  • Chilli powder
  • Salt
  • Cilantro
  • Jira (fennel seeds)
  • Olive oil

Wash potatoes and place in a glass container.Boil the potatoes in the microwave. Small potatoes take less time to cook, or you can peel and cut them before microwaving. 

Cut the potatoes in small pieces (before or after cooking) your choice.

Brown potatoes in olive oil.

On a separate pan sautee red onions.

Combine potatoes and onion until fully browned.

Add jira seeds, haldi, salt and chilli powder.

Garnish with cilantro.

Enjoy with roti or as a side dish!

March 31, 2013


Chutney - The Indian Salsa Verde!


  • Cilantro
  • Thai chilis (found in any store)
  • Lime
  • Mango powder (found at any Indian store)
  • Salt

Buy cilantro with strong cilantro smell and wash it.

Put cilantro, Thai chili, lime, mango powder and salt in blender.
Blend thoroughly until puree.
Add more lime, salt, mango powder to taste.
Chutney should not be too liquidy nor too mushy.


Enjoy with samosas and to garnish and add flavor to Indian and Mexican side dishes!