Fork and Beans

Health begins in the Kitchen

Haak ( Kashmiri Recipe)

Haak leaves are green in color and look a lot like spinach. Cook them for 30 minutes with mustard oil and spices for a healthy, filling meal. Ingredients Of Haak 1/2 kg Haak1/2 cup of water3-4 tbsp mustard oil1 tsp chopped garlic1/4 tsp hing5-6 whole red chillies2-3 brown cardamom1/2 tsp dry ginger powder1 tsp saunfSalt - to taste How to Make Haak 1.In a deep vessel, heat the mustard oil to smoking point.2.Add the garlic, hing, red chillies...

Kashmiri Saag

The quintessential winter recipe! All you need is 6 ingredients and 20 minutes to cook up this warm, dish on a chilly winter night. Cooked in mustard oil, kashmiri saag can be paired with makki ki roti. Ingredients Of Kashmiri Saag 7 Tbsp Mustard oil3 Brown cardamom10 Kashmiri whole chillies25 Whole garlic250 gram Whole spinachto taste Salt How to Make Kashmiri Saag 1. In a pressure cooker add mustard oil, brown cardamom, kashmiri whole...

Fish Chop

Fish Chop or Macher Chop as they call it in West Bengal, is a popular snack recipe that is loved by people of all ages. If you are a sea food enthusiast or a person who loves fish, then you must try this Bengali fish recipe. Prepare this enticing starter recipe at your kitty party, pot luck and buffet and amaze your guests with your diverse culinary skills. Once they try this dish, your guests will never miss any party hosted by you. Not only...

Greek Potatoes Recipe

This Greek Potato recipe is full of flavours and offers a unique taste. They are crispy and soft at the same time and has a touch of lemon flavor. Greek potatoes are cooked slowly just like the other Greek dishes. The cooking time of this dish is more but making it is easy. The long cooking time helps to give the potatoes a creamy texture when you bite into them. You can pair these potatoes with meat dishes or bread but even if you don't, this...

Naga Pork Curry Recipe

Pork is one of the most popular delicacy in North East. Each state prepares its own versions of traditional pork curries and stews, with different tribes having further different recipes of their own. This version of pork curry is from Nagaland and is replicated by the other states as well. Naga Pork Curry is flavored by the use of bamboo shoots and King Chili (one of the hottest chili in the world), which are also some integral ingredients in...

The right wine to drink during the monsoon

Bisol, Belstar Cult, Prosecco Extra Dry NV Trust the Italians up north to craft a sparkling that is a great rainy morning companion with crisp exuberance and dash of citrus and green apple, carried by crackling acidity. This easy-drinking Veneto sparkler produced from local Glera grapes can’t be frowned upon—it’s a perfect daytime drink.  Gramona, La Cuvee, Brut Gran Reserva 2013 The Spanish probably created their local sparkling...

Egg and Bread Pudding – Eid

Egg and Bread Pudding is a Continental dessert made with bread, eggs, milk and fresh cream. This moist and creamy pudding is a treat for kids and an ideal dessert recipe that you can prepare when you want to indulge in some good food! Egg and Bread pudding almost tastes like a cake and is a delightful recipe, which can be served with coffee or tea. In fact, it is a great way to use leftover bread. The best thing about this pudding is that you...

Surti Undhiyu (Instant Pot)

Undhiyu Recipe is a classic winter vegetable dish from Surat, Gujarat. It is cooked especially on Makar Sankranti. Today we are cooking this delicious, quick Surti Undhiyu in Instant pot (pressure cooker).  The meaning of the dish name ‘Undhiyu’: It is derived from the Gujarati language word ‘Undhu’ means upside down. Traditionally, the masala coated veggies are added into the earthen pot (matlu or matka). Then it is sealed properly...

PAJEON – KOREAN SAVORY PANCAKES

Looking for an easy dinner idea? Make this Pajeon recipe: combine carrots and green onions with a simple batter and fry up some Korean Savory Pancakes with a delicious honey, garlic, soy sauce for dipping! HERE’S THE RECIPE! INGREDIENTS FOR THE DIPPING SAUCE 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce2 tablespoons honey2 tablespoons rice vinegar2 tablespoons water1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil2 cloves garlic, peeled and grated1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes...

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY FRENCH TOAST

Peanut Butter and Jelly French Toast is delicious and easy: make a Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, dip it in batter, and fry as french toast. Perfection! INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup peanut butter2 tablespoons apple butter4 slices bread2 tablespoons unsalted butter1 egg1/4 cup milk1/8 teaspoon cinnamonPinch of saltPowdered Sugar for dusting INSTRUCTIONS Spread the peanut butter and apple butter onto the bread to form two PB&J sandwiches.Heat a...

Bread Poha

The quintessential breakfast of India, it is a quick and easy dish to prepare. Originally from Maharashtra but has eventually gained popularity in all regions of India. Bread poha is a variation of Poha, with slices of bread added to the masala. A perfect quick new dish for kids and guests alike. Ingredients Of Easy Bread Poha 2 Tbsp Oil1/8 tsp Hing1 tsp Mustard seeds5-6 Curry leaves2 Whole red chillies1 cup peas1/2 cups Peanuts, roasted1 tsp...

HOMESTYLE CHICKEN CURRY

A homestyle Chicken Curry to me is one of those no-fail comfort foods that never cease to please. They can be made in a million ways, each tasting dramatically different from the other, yet instill that familiar warmth and coziness that only comes with eating food that’s been cooked with love. It doesn’t matter how many times I cook my chicken in the curry form – it rarely ever tastes the same. This itself, to me, adds that extra oomph....

The Indian Pantry

Indian SpicesHindi TranslationsCayenne PepperCoriander PowderTurmeric PowderCumin PowderGaram MasalaChaat MasalaDried Mango PowderDried Fenugreek LeavesWhole Cumin SeedsFennel Seeds/AniseedsMustard SeedsCurry LeavesBlack PeppercornsClovesCinnamon SticksGreen CardamomBay LeavesLal Mirch PowderDhania PowderHaldi PowderJeera PowderGaram MasalaChaat MasalaAmchur PowderKasoori MethiSabut JeeraSaunfRaiKadi PattaSabut Kali MirchLaungSabut DalchiniHari...

Chili Paneer – Hot and Sour Stir Fried Cottage Cheese

Indian cuisine is full of dishes that are a result of fusion with other cuisines. This delicious dish is an Indian adaptation of a Chinese recipe. Chili ​paneer is really easy to cook so is a great recipe for beginner Indian cooks to try. It makes for a terrific snack - I often add it to the appetizer menu when I am hosting a party and its hot, tangy flavors ensure that everyone loves it. Ingredients 500 gms paneer(cut into 2-inch cubes)3...