North Indian style Sambhar making at home. Sambar often contains sambar powder, a coarse spice mix made of roasted lentils, roasted whole red chilies, fenugreek seeds, coriander seeds and sometimes asafoetida and curry leaves. Regional variations include cumin, black pepper, grated coconut, cinnamon, chana dal, urad dal, tur dal, or other spices. Watch Sambhar Making...

Know how to make Gulab Jamun at home. Quick Gulab Jamun recipe. Sweet making at home. Tips and process to make Gulab Jamun at home at Harkoichef.  Gulab jamun was first prepared in medieval India and was derived from a fritter that Central Asian Turkic invaders brought to India. Other theory claims that it was accidentally prepared by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan’s...

Posted on Jul 18 2019 - 12:18pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 hours Serves: 6 People Ingredients for Kiwi Raita : 1 cup plain yogurt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or to taste (optional) salt to taste 2 kiwis, peeled and diced 3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro How to Make Kiwi Raita : Whisk the yogurt, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt in a bowl until the yogurt is smooth....

Posted on Jul 18 2019 - 11:54am by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 20 hours Serves: 6 People Ingredients for Rice Noodles : 14 ounces rice noodles 1 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon black mustard seed 2 dried red chile peppers, chopped 3 tablespoons brown lentils 4 tablespoons roasted peanuts 3/4 cup shredded or flaked coconut 1/4 cup water fresh cilantro, for garnish How to Cook...

Posted on Jul 17 2019 - 12:12pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 30 hours Serves: 4 People Ingredients for Spiced Eggplant : 2 1/2 pounds eggplant 2/3 cup clarified butter 1 cup chopped onions 4 large ripe tomatoes, chopped 4 teaspoons crushed coriander seed How to Cook Spiced Eggplant : Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Half eggplant(s) and bake for 20 minutes, or until tender. Using...

Posted on Jul 17 2019 - 11:58am by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 hours Serves: 4 People Ingredients for Curried Peas : 4 teaspoons coconut milk 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander seed 1 pinch ground turmeric salt to taste 2 teaspoons ginger oil 1 onion, chopped 1 small cinnamon stick 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 4 tomatoes, chopped 1 pound fresh pea pods, shelled How to Cook...

Posted on Jul 16 2019 - 2:23pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 25 hours Serves: 8 People Ingredients for Simple Spiced Rice : 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups uncooked basmati rice 1 small onion, chopped 4 cups water 2 teaspoons salt 2 whole cinnamon sticks 1 large bay leaf How to Cook Simple Spiced Rice : Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat, and cook and stir the basmati rice and...

Posted on Jul 16 2019 - 12:34pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 hours Serves: 4 People Ingredients for Raita : 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup sour cream 3 cucumbers, seeded and chopped 1 tomato, seeded and chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 4 cloves crushed garlic salt and pepper to taste How to Make Raita : In a salad bowl, whisk together the yogurt, sour cream, cumin, paprika...

Posted on Jul 15 2019 - 12:08pm by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 10 hours Serves: 4 People Ingredients for Curried Corn : 3 tablespoons butter 2 cups frozen corn 2 tablespoons chopped green bell pepper 2 tablespoons chopped onion ½ teaspoon curry powder ½ cup sour cream salt and ground black pepper to taste How to Cook Curried Corn : Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat; mix...

Posted on Jul 15 2019 - 11:45am by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 25 mins Cook time: 20 hours Serves: 6 People Ingredients for Indian Chickpeas : 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons channa masala spice mix 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 large tomato, chopped 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 1/2 cups water 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 2 (15.5 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1/8 teaspoon garam masala salt...

Posted on Jul 15 2019 - 11:27am by Chef kumar
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Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 10 hours Serves: 4 People Ingredients for Chole Saag : 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 (15 ounce) can sweet peas, drained 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 (15.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained 1 onion, chopped 1 (10 ounce) box frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt 1...