Monalisa Roy

I had been craving to have some home-made biryani after a long day and Qubooli was the perfect choice. It’s truly a scrumptious, rich and magnificent Hyderabadi meal for vegetarians. Ingredients: Chana dal – 1 cup Basmati Rice – 2 cups Whole black peppercorns – 1 tsp Whole cloves – 1 tsp Bay leaves –...
This is a delicious, healthy and a perfect salad for a hot summer afternoon. All the ingredients are fresh and light on your tummies. Ingredients: Fusilli or any preferred pasta – 1 cup Baby potatoes – 10-12 Mixed dry herbs (Italian seasoning) – 1 tsp Dried sweetened cranberries – 1/2 cup Baby arugula leaves- 1...
This stew is hearty, wholesome, deeply nourishing and satisfying. There is nothing more comforting than a bowl of comfort food and this is an all time winner. Ingredients: Chicken – 5 drumsticks (I used drumsticks but you can use thighs or breasts too) Spinach – washed and chopped roughly Red lentils – 1/2...
Naan is a popular Indian bread commonly served in restaurants and hotels. It is a leavened bread prepared at very high temperatures in a tandoor oven. Usually we don’t have tandoors at home. Still you can make restaurant-style naan at home using a conventional oven. Ingredients: Maida (Plain flour) / All...
The recipe is simple, easy healthy and absolutely delicious. Once you assemble the salad, top it with a dollop of Dairy Farmers lite cottage-cheese and you will be good to go for a healthy balanced one-bowl meal. Ingredients: Yellow millet – 1 cup Mix of dry herbs (rosemary, thyme, basil, dill) –...
This dish is simple, effortless and filling. I have topped the stuffed potatoes with tiny bits of smoked Baby Gouda, which adds up to the elegance of the beautifully baked potatoes. Ingredients: Rustic potatoes – 2 large Olive oil – 1 tbsp Paneer cubes – 10-12 Dairy farmers cottage cheese – 2 tsp Corn kernels...
The creamy consistency and mild sweet taste of coconut milk blends perfectly with shrimps and gives this dish the exquisite flavors and authenticity that it has. Fresh shrimps cooked with curry leaves, aromatic spices and coconut milk make the dish extremely palatable, aromatic and full of flavors. Ingredients: Shrimp / prawns...
This salad recipe is a symbol of freshness and has a unique earthy flavor. Ingredients: Chickpeas – 1/2 cup soaked for at least 6-7 hours Avocados – 2 Black Plums – 2 Cucumber – 1 large Feta Cheese – 1/4 cup Kalamata olives – 1/4 cup Pomegranate seeds – 1/4 cup Pesto sauce – 2 tsp Pesto flavored olive...
I prepared this risotto for a quick weekend lunch. It is a trusted recipe for Vegans out there! It is healthy, delicious, filling, appetizing and highly pleasant to the taste buds. Ingredients: Arborio rice – 1 cup Black-eyed peas – 3/4 cup (washed and soaked for at least 1 hour) Carrots – finely...
This recipe is quick easy and it took me less than 30 mins to prepare and serve. The result is over-the-top delicious. Ingredients: Prawns – 500 gms (Shelled and deveined) Corn Flour – 1 tbsp Butter – 1 tbsp Garlic – 4-5 cloves finely chopped Green chillies – 2-3 finely chopped Curry leaves – 8-10 Fresh grated...
These fish cakes are moist, flaky and super delicious. They literally melt in your mouth. If you want to have a no-fail fish meal as an appetizer or even a side dish to your main course, these will be your besties to go with. Ingredients: Salmon – 1 large fillet Cod –...
“Sattu ka Paratha” is a very popular dish in the North Indian states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh. Ingredients: For Paratha dough you will need: Wheat flour – 1 cup Salt – as per taste Water – for kneading the dough For sattu stuffing you will need: Sattu – 1/2 cup Cumin seeds – 1 tsp Garlic...