Recipes

Make Sukuti at Home

March 28, 2013
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For those of us living abroad, sukuti, dry meat (jerky) reminds us of home.  Chewy and savory, they make a great appetizer or a dish for any meal. Traditionally sukuti are made by hanging meat above chula, fire in the kitchen, over a long period of time, where the heat and smoke dries them out, or by drying them out in the sun. If either one of these methods are not a feasible, your oven can be used to dry meat and make sukuti. Here we show you...

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Easy chickpea salad

November 11, 2012
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Looking to satisfy your salad craving without compromising on your Nepali taste bud? Then this recipe is for you. It uses simple ingredients; it is easy to prepare and guarantees to delight your taste buds. What you need: 1 can of chickpea 1 cup full of baby spinach 8 cherry tomatoes ¼ medium size red onion ¼ English cucumber 5/6 bacon slices 3 tablespoons of lemon juice 1 teaspoon of cumin powder 3 tablespoons of olive oil ½ teaspoon of turmeric powder ½ teaspoon of chilli powder Salt...

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Chatpate Fries

June 11, 2012
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Do you at times crave for something crunchy and spicy? Try this simple yet zesty chatpate recipe next time you have such craving. What you need: 3 large potatoes 2 medium tomatoes 1 cup all purpose flour ½ medium red onion ½ teaspoon of black pepper ½ lemon 1 egg Some cilantro strands Few green chillies Oil for deep frying Salt to taste   Method: 1. Get all the ingredients ready. 2. Prepare batter by mixing flour, egg, salt, pepper and water. Don’t make it too thin or...

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Pasta with nepali touch

June 3, 2012
Pasta with nepali touch

A quick and easy alternative to dal bhat, still laced with flavor of home, try this pasta recipe to jazz up your meal time. Your taste bud will thank you, and this time-saving recipe will also leave you with some extra time on your hands. What you need 2 cups of pasta (any kind) 4 medium tomatoes 2 garlic cloves (peeled) 2 cups chicken broth 1 chicken breast (cut into pieces) 6 tablespoons of oil (for chicken) 6 tablespoons of oil (for gravy) ½ medium red onion ½ teaspoon...

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Delicious eggplant tarkari

May 28, 2012
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This recipe uses simple ingredients found in most Nepali kitchen. So more than likely; you don’t even have to make a special trip to grocery store to try this recipe. Takes about 30 minutes to make it. What you need 2 medium eggplants 2 medium tomatoes 1 inch ginger (peeled) 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 tablespoon ghiu 1/2 medium onion 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 ½ teaspoon cumin powder 3 garlic cloves (peeled) 3 green chillies 8 tablespoon oil Few cilantro strands Salt to...

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8 interesting facts about rice

8 interesting facts about rice