Aaloor Dam

..and back to cooking. This time I wanted something made of potatoes, or aaloo. I ended up finding this small tasty recipe:   Save Print Aaloor Dam Author: http://www.indianfoodjunction.com/Bengali-Recipe/870-Aaloor-Dam-Recipe.html   Ingredients 500 g small potatoes, peeled and boiled 5 cm of ginger, chopped 4 tomatoes, chopped 2 tbsp mustard oil (Original recipe had 4) 2 cardamoms (Original mentioned green, I don’t know whats the difference) 2 green chilies, finely shopped (2…

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Trip to a grocery store

If someone is wondering, what kind of items you buy from grocery store in India and if it is different than visiting super market in Finland, I would have to say no, it is not so much different. Some items vary, some vegetables I haven’t seen in Finland and I don’t know their names, but the basic concept is pretty much the same. Today I paid a visit to Food…

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Shahi Paneer

  Save Print Shahi Paneer Author: http://www.rakskitchen.net/2011/09/shahi-paneer-paneer-recipes.html   Ingredients 200g paneer, cubed 1 onion, cubed 4 tomatoes, cubed 3 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 green chili, chopped 1 inch of ginger, chopped 2 pods of cardamom 1 tsp red chili powder ½ tsp garam masala powder ½ tsp black pepper powder ½ dl of milk (I used cream) oil for frying salt Instructions Heat oil in pan, add cardamom, green chili,…

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Urad dal

I want to travel to Zürich again! I had a wonderful dream, in which I visited my favorite restaurant in the world, Hiltl. I have to go there again next time I get an opportunity. Meanwhile, I have to settle for my own cooking. Although, I was told that I’m starting to get belly, so I might have to consider including some healthy choices to my menu :). Maybe next…

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Vangibath

Nepal can wait, or maybe better yet, I have to wait Nepal for little longer. My flight got cancelled, and with this short notice, I can only find little too expensive flights for my taste. I go there sometimes else, with better time, five days is too short time anyways. Instead Nepal, I decided to visit Sri Lanka. But I haven’t booked any flights, accommodation or nothing yet, so lets…

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