As a part of the plethora of my mother’s recipes that I started just the other day, here is another leaf from the same book.
Process of making curd or dahi or yogurt at home
Homemade yogurt is so simple to make that you’ll wonder why you haven’t made it before. Try this recipe and you will agree that homemade yogurt has a delicious flavor that is very different from store bought ones. Continue reading “Homemade Yogurt”
Well this my mother’s recipe: Pure butter without any additives, coloring agents or preservatives in it.
I know making butter at home sounds cumbersome. But trust me, it is not. Making butter at home is very simple and does not take much of your time. Thanks to electronic mixers or food processors. Continue reading “White Butter (Makkhan)”
My mother, a veggie by choice, will always remind me of home-made paneer, white butter, kabulichana, dahivada, stuffed karela, makkiki roti, sarsonkasaag and various pickles. Hence, I can almost taste and smell the diverse platter when I reminisce of it all. Continue reading “Homemade Paneer”
As my brother and I, Indy spent quite sometime in hostels, we didn’t have much time to try our hand at cooking. But we did master a few dishes to save ourselves from death by starvation by not eating hostel food. Bitu would whip up omelettes when he’d be home from hostel. You would nearly need to beg if you needed a spoonful of it. He now is a much better cook than me for many such reasons of survival. But while he went to study in Melbourne I had to hunt for all the simple forms of cooking and recipes which were easiest to cook, without the facilities of Google and Wiki. Continue reading “Omelette – The Hostel Memories”