Ranu's Cooking

Mix rice flour, semolina, salt, sugar, milk and water to form a uniform batter. Leave it to rest for a day. Roast the whole cumin seeds and course grind it. Once the batter is well-rested, add chopped onions, tomatoes and chili, along side coarsely ground cumin seeds. Mix well and then heat up the pan, brush it with oil and...



50 grams of bori (dollops of lentils). If you don't find bori, you can use soaked split yellow peas.

Cut the potatoes into 1x1 cm cubes and cut the cauliflower into smaller florets. Blanche the cauliflower in salted hot water for three to four minutes. Make a watery mix of two tablespoons of ginger paste, a teaspoon of turmeric powder, a teaspoon of cumin powder, a teaspoon of coriander powder and two tablespoons of dried fenugreek leaves.



Play around with how much vegetables, cashews and raisins you want in the rice. Slice carrots into julienne. Add rice, carrots, peas, cashew nuts, raisins, whole cumin seeds, salt, sugar*, ghee and water (for every cup of rice, two cups of water is needed). Put it in microwave for first 10 minutes, then stir a bit. Then for 7-8 minutes...