Easy Dinners

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Cooking on a weekday can be fun too. Take a look at these 3 simple delicious recipes including a delicious popcorn ice cream, which you can make in just 30 minutes. All you need is the right kind of prep!


Menu: Vangi Kape

             Kadai Gobhi Methi Palak

             Caramel Nut and Popcorn Ice Cream


Shopping list

1 large brinjal

1 medium cauliflower

1 medium bunch spinach

1 medium bunch of fenugreek

100 grams dried red chillies

50 grams of coriander seeds

1 small packet of kadai masala

300 grams of castor sugar

100 grams of walnuts

100 grams of almonds

1 small packet of dried corn kernels

6 eggs

500 ml milk

200 ml fresh cream1 small bottle of vanilla essence


For faster preparation

Cut brinjal into thick slices. Apply salt and set aside for 30 minutes to 1 hour. Prepare the seasoned flour mixture for brinjals and set aside. For gobhi methi cut cauliflower in florets and boiled it in turmeric water sety aside. Clean fenugreek and spinach leaves. Blanch and puree the spinach leaves. Roughly chop tomatoes and grind to a puree. For ice cream make the nougat with nuts and sugar, once set crush it and set aside. Beat together egg yolks and sugar. Boil milk, cream and essence together. Mix together the egg and cream mixture mix well. Mix the nougat in the custard mixture and let it set.


How to go about it

Coat the brinjals with the seasoned flour, shallow fry the brinjals, drain on an absorbent paper and serve. Cook the gobhi methi and then scoop the icecream and serve.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.